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Exclusive: Unpublished data shows India's fraud problems extend far beyond PNB

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - Investors may have been shocked when one of India's biggest banks disclosed a $1.77 billion fraud by a billionaire jeweler, but the central bank has recorded data that shows the problem runs far deeper and wider.<p>Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data, which a Reuters reporter …

India

8 Happy Ex-Couples Who Have Proved That Divorce Is Only The End Of A Marriage, Not Friendship

<b>While it's common to hear about the ending of various Bollywood relationships, thankfully, it is also becoming increasingly common to hear about</b> …

India

Transform your kitchen with these clever wall storage ideas

Whether hidden or on display, ensure your kitchen cabinets merge style with practicality.<p><b>Wall cabinets should never be an afterthought in any kitchen.</b><p>…

Interior Design

Machines Just Beat Humans at Reading -- Yet Another Reason to Invest in AI

AI defeats humans again. Read it and weep? Not at all.<p>First they said machines would never beat human champions at chess. But on Feb. 10, 1996, <b>IBM</b>'s …

Artificial Intelligence

The morning routine experts recommend for peak productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management

The rise of adviser brands in the mobile journey

Micro-moments are no longer just the hot new thing. They’re now the very foundation for modern consumer engagement. Consumers are not only mobile-first. They’re increasingly relying on their mobile devices to guide them through every decision of the journey—regardless of purchase size. Moreover, …

Marketing

‘Discovering my true sexual self’: why I embraced polyamory

My husband and I were together for 12 years and had two children – but while he was happy with one person, I needed more<p>It was the hardest thing I’d ever had to say to my husband, Marc. Three years ago, I sat down and told him: “The idea of having sex just with you for the next 40 years – I can’t …

Relationships

23 Photos That Are Frustrating To Look At

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205-square-foot micro apartment contains everything you need

The prototype is a collaboration between Ab Rogers Design and U+I<p>As London continues to feel the crunch of the lack of affordable housing, designers and developers continue to look for new solutions. One of these ideas comes from local firm Ab Rogers Design in a collaboration with development …

Lofts

The top investments that will pay you a monthly salary

If an investor’s primary aim is to receive a high income, the next requirements are that the income is regular and reliable.<p>The start of a new year brings the usual flurry of requests for details of the best available investments that pay income monthly. It’s a common request, yet the information …

A Pro's Secrets to Being Clean & Organized ALL Year Long

"I think a lot of people view organizing as arranging things and purchasing containers," writes Kristen, the founder and owner of Minima, a company …

World's first cannabis-infused, alcohol-free wine: Gives high in 15 minutes, keeps hangover at bay

Rebel Coast removes the wine's alcohol and infuses each bottle with 16 milligrams of organic tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).<p>Wine with a hint of marijuana …

Ex-Google engineer establishes new religion with ambition to develop an AI god

One of the engineers behind Google's self-driving car has established a nonprofit religious corporation with one main aim – to create a deity with …

A neuroscientist who studies decision-making reveals the 6 most important choices you can make

Turns out, humans are pretty lousy decision-makers. We fall victim to bias, let emotions cloud our judgment, and tire of making choices pretty quickly.<p>But Cerf has also learned that making a handful of really smart choices at the right moment can eliminate the need to make hundreds of smaller, …

Self-improvement

My life in sex: ‘I split my time between lovers so I have a reliable supply of male company’

The woman with six lovers<p>In my 20s I lived with a man my age, but he was a controlling alcoholic. The tepid sex dropped to twice a year, and he didn’t like it if I masturbated. I tried counselling, but it didn’t work.<p>I left at 30 and placed a personal ad seeking older men, because younger ones …

Before & After: A Blank 250 Sq Ft Space Becomes a Cozy Home

Chelsea moved into her charming, small apartment and immediately set to work turning it into a lovely little home. With help from her mother, she …

West Elm

Boostan Apartment / Alidoost and Partners

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Architecture as the art of creating space, in addition to the task of providing the needs of its …

Emotional Intelligence: A Mental/Emotional Muscle Worth Strengthening

<i>By: Debi Silber</i><p>According to Daniel Goleman, Author of <i>Emotional Intelligence</i> and more, emotional intelligence is a trait not measured by IQ tests — it’s instead a set of skills, including control of one’s impulses, self-motivation, empathy and social competence in interpersonal relationships. He …

Researchers developing computer program to read people's minds

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University say they are one step closer to reading people’s thoughts. Their computer program was able to successfully decipher sentences participants read in their minds.<p>The study, conducted by Dr. Marcel Just, uses a computer learning program that interprets how the …

Carnegie Mellon University

Google's latest acquisition could reduce your trips to the clinic

GeekWire reports that Google has acquired Senosis, a Seattle-based startup that’s been making mobile apps to identify and monitor health conditions without the need for additional hardware.<p>Fronted by Shwetak Patel, a computer science and electrical engineering professor at the University of …

Silicon Valley luminaries are busily preparing for when robots take over

Until a couple of years ago, Antonio Garcia Martinez was living the dream life: a tech-start up guy in Silicon Valley, surrounded by hip young …

Must-Try Ice Cream Mash-Ups

Food Network Magazine turned vanilla ice cream into over a dozen cool new flavors.<p>1. Let 1 pint vanilla ice cream soften slightly at room …

Elon Musk says we need to regulate AI before it becomes a danger to humanity

Elon Musk’s thoughts on artificial intelligence are pretty well known at this point. He famously compared work on AI to “summoning the demon,” and has warned time and time again that the technology poses an existential risk to humanity. At a gathering of US governors this weekend, he repeated these …

Elon Musk says robots will beat humans at everything by 2030

The performance of humans’ puny brains will be outmatched by computers within just 13 years, billionaire Elon Musk has claimed.<p>The Tesla and SpaceX …

What Does it Cost to Run a 5000 BTU Air Conditioner? | Home Guides | SF Gate

Air conditioner capacity is often described in British thermal units instead of amperage or wattage. To determine the cost to run a 5,000-Btu air conditioner, however, you'll have to know the amperage rating. In turn, you can convert that number to wattage. Once you know the wattage, you can find …

People with creative personalities really do see the world differently

What is it about a creative work such as a painting or piece of music that elicits our awe and admiration? Is it the thrill of being shown something …

Creativity

Artificial Intelligence Confounds Its Creators

For most people, artificial intelligence is Siri, the lovable but modest digital assistant on iPhones.<p>She can’t really do much beyond answering simple questions. She’s harmless.<p>Advanced artificial intelligence is far from that. Algorithms are constantly learning, often in unusual ways, and at an …

Artificial Intelligence

Google turns Raspberry Pi into a dirt cheap Home competitor

If you've ever wanted to have a conversation with your own tiny home-made computer, then your prayers have just been answered. Raspberry Pi has teamed up with Google, bringing voice integration to the Pi with a clever combination of hardware and software. Packed with the same tech that powers …

You Won't Believe All the Crazy Hardware the NSA Uses for Spying

Over the weekend we learned a lot about the National Security Agency’s Access Network Technology, or ANT, division, that, in the words of Der …

Edward Snowden

World's eight richest people have same wealth as poorest 50%

A new report by Oxfam warns of the growing and dangerous concentration of wealth<p>The world’s eight richest billionaires control the same wealth between them as the poorest half of the globe’s population, according to a charity warning of an ever-increasing and dangerous concentration of wealth.<p>In a …