Nikhil Bharadwaj

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My 7 Favorite Airlines I Flew For The First Time In 2016

One of my big focuses of 2016 was reviewing as many new airlines as possible. Given that I’ve flown most of the world’s best first class products, …

Paris Saint-Germain Show Vital Progress in Thumping Victory over Angers

Paris Saint-Germain are getting their groove back.<p>The scoreline of the home win over Angers may have been modest—at 2-0, it ranks only as PSG's sixth-biggest league victory this season—but there was a palpable sense of a side getting back to their best.<p>Monaco have been overhauled and now only Nice …

Dalian Wanda to invest $14.7 billion in tourism, mall projects in China's south

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group Co Ltd said on Friday it will increase its investment in the southern province of Hunan by 100 billion yuan ($14.69 billion) to build a mega cultural and tourism project and 15 shopping malls.<p>Wang Jianlin, chairman of the Dalian Wanda …

China

Want to build muscle? It’s not what you eat, but when

Studying the human body isn't rocket science – in some cases, it's much harder.<p>"I tell my grad students that we can put a man on the moon, but we still can't come to a consensus on how much protein to give him here on earth," says Dr. Rajavel Elango, a researcher at the University of British …

Jim Harbaugh defends 'outstanding' Jay Cutler from critics who don't know him

Cutler has worked at Harbaugh's camps in the past, so the two know each other<p>Jay Cutler, one of the most unpopular players in the league who just …

Germany's Mesut Ozil sets up Thomas Muller to score the most Thomas Muller goal ever

By Dov Rawson Last Updated: September 4, 2016 8:25 pm<p>Germany begin post-Schweinsteiger era<p>Germany tonight kicked off their 2018 World Cup qualifying …

American Simone Manuel speaks out on police brutality, race after earning Olympic gold

RIO DE JANEIRO – American swimmer Simone Manuel spoke out about the United States’ police brutality controversy after claiming a historic gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle at the Rio Olympics on Thursday night.<p>Manuel became the first African-American female swimmer to take gold in an individual …

6 Ways Katie Ledecky Thinks Differently: The Psychology of Success

She doesn't just win--she crushes. How? It all starts with how she thinks -- just like your success will start with how you think.<p>Katie Ledecky is different--and not just because she's arguably the most dominant athlete in the world. (How does never losing an international final sound to you?) She …

Self-improvement

9 TED Talks That Will Make You Hungry for Success

Here’s how a TED Talk is born:<p><i>“Once a year, a thousand remarkable people gather in Monterey, California, to share something of incalculable value.</i> …

Tony Romo thinks he has four or five years left in him

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo wants to give Tom Brady a run for his money in the NFL’s longevity department.<p>Brady, who will turn 39 in August, says he has maybe 10 years left in the NFL and Romo, who is 36, thinks he can cheat Father Time, too, even without a living document/cookbook filled …

Eagles vs. Cowboys: Score and Twitter Reaction for 'Sunday Night Football'

Philadelphia Eagles fans are thanking the NFL for instituting a replay system years ago after their team's 33-27 overtime victory over the archrival Dallas Cowboys on <i>Sunday Night Football</i>.<p>Link to Media<p>The Eagles took the opening possession of overtime and drove near midfield when Ryan Mathews …

The Apple Pencil will need an adapter to charge from a Lightning cable

The default way to charge Apple's stylus for the forthcoming iPad Pro is a bit awkward. The stylus, otherwise known as the Apple Pencil, has a male Lightning connector hidden under a cap at one end. Users are supposed to plug the device in to the bottom of the iPad Pro and leave it sticking out …

Turkey downs drone as Syria launches Aleppo offensive

BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey shot down a drone on Friday in an incident highlighting the dangers of multiple air combat operations over Syria, where government troops and their allies backed by Russian jets have launched an offensive against rebels near Aleppo.<p>The army offensive south of the …

Middle East

Men of Wehrmacht: German soldiers: Part 1

THE GERMAN SOLDIER: BEST WW2 FIGHTER<p><b>The German soldier was the most effective combat soldiers of the War. Most attention to the German soldier is</b> …

Rare Images Of The Wehrmacht (German Army) From WW2: Part 4

<i>Toilet at the front</i><p><i>German soldiers having some fun.</i><p><i>15cm Nebelwerfer 41 MRL. The German soldier won't be using it anymore..</i><p><i>1940, France. In the center</i> …

Tomlin: Steelers to put Vick in 'comfort zone' while Roethlisberger out

PITTSBURGH -- Mike Tomlin on Monday declined to put a timetable on when Ben Roethlisberger will return from his knee injury, other than to say it …

How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Like A Roman Emperor

Do you know what Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart, and Ulysses S. Grant have in common?<p>They each possessed the talent of turning …

Motivation

12 ways to get more battery life from your iOS device running iOS 9

Apple's new iOS 9 will make your old iOS device feel like new again with all of the features and screw tightening it brings.<p>But like every new …

57-year-old government employee admits to running a big DVD bootlegging operation under the Department of Labor's nose

CNN has published an article about former Labor Department employee Ricardo Taylor, who has admitted to running a bootleg movie operation out of the government department. Following his capitulation, it was ruled that he will serve 24 months of probation for the federal charge of copyright law …

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

On the hunt for the Nazi gold train: Inside the Polish tunnels that may hold the bullion

Claims that a long-lost train carrying Nazi gold is close to being found have brought excitement to a Polish town<p>There has always been a bit of gold in the steep, tree-decked hills around Walbrzych in southern <b>Poland.</b> Enough to prompt the opening of a few mines long ago, and enough for tourists to …

Palace of Versailles forced to put up paying guests

To make up for cuts in state funding, the renowned monument to royal grandeur resorts to opening a hotel<p>It was a gilded symbol of monarchical opulence in pre-revolutionary France, but the Palace of Versailles has fallen upon hard times, now forcing it to open a hotel to raise revenue.<p>More than …

Notre Dame Unveils New Green Monster-Themed Uniforms for Game at Fenway Park

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are going to fit right in when they play at Fenway Park during the 2015 season.<p>On Thursday, the Fighting Irish unveiled their latest "Shamrock Series" uniforms that they will wear for their Nov. 21 game against Boston College at Fenway Park. Fittingly, Notre Dame's …

Boeing is looking at improving its Everett-built 767 jet, exec says

The state’s aerospace competitiveness study overlooks two key unknowns: labor relations and politics.<p>The high-rise is “as far from single-family …

Report: British Sniper Saves Boy, Father From Islamic State Beheading With Half-Mile Shot

A British special forces sniper saved the lives of a boy and his father who were about to be beheaded by Islamic State jihadists by firing a shot at the head of the executioner from his position more than half a mile away, a British newspaper reported.<p>According to the Daily Star, a unit of …

Victims conflicted over death penalty for theater gunman

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Marcus Weaver spent nearly three years talking openly about forgiving the man who shot him, killed his friend and caused …

Is "Squinching" the Celebrity Secret to Looking Perfect in Photos?

All signs point to yes.<p>Do candid photos even exist anymore? In an age where #flawless selfies are among the hottest of commodities, any technique that promises a photogenic upgrade—from classic posing hacks like the skinny arm or the Olsens-coined Prune face, to makeup tricks like blurring and …

US-trained Iraqi troops to join Ramadi counteroffensive

BAGHDAD (AP) — For the first time, Iraqi troops trained by the U.S.-led coalition have been added to the assault force Iraq is using to retake the …

Engineered Yeast Produces Viper Venom

... for use as an anticlotting medicine<p>Put snake genes in yeast and what do you get? Believe it or not, you get a blood-clot-fighting medicine based on snake venom, according to a study published recently in <i>Scientific Reports</i>.<p>In the wild, the pit viper <i>Agkistrodon acutus</i> has a reputation for being …