Nitya Oberoi

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20 Low-Light Houseplants That Are Easy to Maintain and (Nearly) Impossible to Kill

It is important that the home is not just a place where we survive, but where we live. People don’t just like their home to be functional—some really …

Plants

Venture Catalysts: The 36 Women Secretly Breaking Up Silicon Valley's Old Boys' Club

Silicon Valley

6 Things Smart People Do to Have Really Interesting Conversations

Hate small talk? Tired of the same old questions? These six approaches will make you that much more interesting.<p>Next time you go to a traditional 'networking' event, a cocktail party or dinner, do us all a favor: lose the elevator pitch. That approach is quickly losing relevancy in making authentic …

Read This, and You'll Want to Ditch Ziploc Bags for Good

Plastic cutlery. Saran wrap (don't even get this culinary school grad started). Paper towels.<p>There's a slew of everyday habits that lead to kitchen …

Stephen Hawking’s Beautiful Mind

<b>A brief history of Stephen Hawking</b><p>Stephen Hawking spent his scientific life exploring some of the deepest questions a human caught in the Einsteinian opera of space and time could ask.<p>Although Einstein himself never really accepted it, his general theory of relativity predicted that if enough mass …

Physics

Is mindfulness meditation good for kids? Here’s what the science actually says. - Vox

Meditation is meant to help students deal with stress. But the hype is outpacing the evidence.<p>Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence</i><i>,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>The juniors and seniors …

Use Houseplants to Create a Healthy Home

1<p><b>For low humidity.</b> If your home has low humidity levels, try a pot of English ivy. This type of plant is a great natural humidifier and will increase …

Plants

21 Products That Seem Too Good To Be True But Actually Work

Put these products to the test. The products in this post were updated in February 2018.

Downtown Brooklyn townhouse hides sleek, modern interiors

Check out lovely homes in Bed-Stuy, Downtown Brooklyn, WIlliamsburg, and more<p><i>Welcome to the</i> <i>Brooklyn Townhouse Roundup</i><i>, where we—you guessed it—take a look at the most notable Brooklyn townhouses on the market. Got tips?</i> <i>Send 'em here</i><i>.</i><p>↑A huge single-family home in Downtown Brooklyn, measuring across …

23 Ways To Trick People Into Thinking You Hired An Interior Decorator

Pro-level techniques that'll make people think you outsourced the work.

Wall Art

12 books to read this year if you want to get rich

To help make 2017 a prosperous year, we've highlighted 12 of our favorite personal-finance books — one for each month — from century-old classics to hot new releases.<p>No guarantees you'll get rich, but it can't hurt to kick off the new year with one of these gems.<p><i>Kathleen Elkins contributed to a</i> …

50 Cool DIY Projects That Can Make Your Home More Beautiful

Small DIY projects are a great way to pass the time and also do something useful or nice for your home. Even you’re not really into this sort of …

An Overview of Sports Medicine

Sports medicine is the study and practice of medical principles specifically related to athletes and individuals participating in physical fitness or …

The Stanford Rape Case Judge's Controversial History

How the Stanford case presided over by Judge Aaron Persky represents a maddeningly incremental kind of progress<p>As he handed down a six-month sentence …

Student Athletes

Would you let an algorithm manage your relationships?

There are few aspects of our lives that are not influenced by algorithms. But would you let one manage your relationships with other humans?<p>“I had this everyday feeling – stress about not properly articulating my emotions in my emails to people,” artist and writer Joanne McNeil tells me over the …

Black Mirror

9 Psychology Books Every Leader Should Read

Learning the secrets of the mind will make you a better professional.<p>At the base of it, business success is about people--making the right connections, understanding motivation, guessing what others will do next, and accurately evaluating those you meet. Which is why knowing some basic psychology …

Why don’t birds get lost? They may have mastered quantum mechanics.

In the moment after their plane was hit, there was no time to think, let alone radio their position. The four Royal Air Force pilots ditched their broken bomber and dropped into the North Sea, near Britain. It was February 23, 1942 — and it should have been their last day on Earth.<p>Floundering in …

Quantum Physics

Practitioner Series: Learn to Storyboard With an App Creator

<b>Would-be and current-day product creators take heed: You’re not alone.</b> In my own quest to help guide the storyboarding process at Digital Telepathy, …

Product Management

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300+ inspiring spaces<p>Choose any workspace in our network. The world is your office.<p>Easy, simple access<p>See real time availability & check in with the …

Entrepreneurship

What the Iran-Deal Debate Is Like in Iran

The agreement has divided Iranians into camps that could shape the future of the country.<p>The nuclear deal with Iran has sparked a vigorous debate not only in the United States, but in Iran as well. The discussion of the agreement among Iranians at times echoes the American discussion, but is also …

Prelaunch by Olivier El Mekki

Products that help startups in prelaunch step. Discover 35 curated products like Startup Launch List and Hey Press about Prelaunch by Olivier El Mekki

Product Hunt

Roughly 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism

Exceptional nonfiction stories from 2014 that are still worth encountering today<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I send out once or twice a week. This is my annual attempt to bring some of those …

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9 Simple Habits to Start Now for a More Energetic Day Tomorrow

Let’s just accept the fact that most of us don’t cook healthy meals every night, hit the gym every morning or have the best sleep habits. However, there are some simple ways to start working on healthy habits that don’t require you to have the discipline of a drill sergeant. Pick and choose which …

Write On! Sign Up for Calligraphy 201 Today

Back by popular demand, our awesome calligraphy teacher Lauren Essl is back with a NEW class. Introducing Calligraphy 201, the perfect next-step class to take your calligraphy skills to the next level.<p>In Lauren’s class, you’ll review 101 calligraphy techniques and learn how to mix your own gouache, …

How Google Finally Got Design

Google’s transformation into a company that creates beautiful software is the story of how tech itself has evolved in the mobile era.<p>It would have been crazy to say just a few years ago. But today, Google produces better-designed software than any other tech behemoth. If you don’t believe that, …