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How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Google

17 Gorgeous Indian Hill Stations You Miss Out On Every Summer Because You End Up Going To Shimla

1. Coonoor Where: Tamil Nadu Source: Taj Holidays Said to be the quieter of the three Nilgiri hill stations, Coonoor is one of the most beautiful …

Asia Travel

Japan Just Found a Huge Rare-Earth Mineral Deposit That Can Supply The World For Centuries

This could change the global economy.<p>Researchers have found a deposit of rare-earth minerals off the coast of Japan that could supply the world for …

Rare Earth

Microsoft now offers AI courses as a skill for your CV

Here’s something every tech company agrees on: the world needs more AI engineers. Microsoft is the latest firm to try to answer this demand, and this week, it launched a new course on its tech accreditation scheme (known as the Microsoft Professional Program) dedicated to artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …

Writing

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

5 Books to Read Now if You Want to Retire Rich

The best retirement planning books, according to experts.<p>You might be able to start collecting Social Security at 62, but personal finance expert …

Retirement

Scientists discover ancient Mayan city hidden under Guatemalan jungle

Aerial laser mapping detects thousands of hidden structures in Peten region, suggesting its population was millions more than previously thought<p>Researchers using a high-tech aerial mapping technique have found tens of thousands of previously undetected Mayan houses, buildings, defence works and …

Archaeology

18 Uncomfortable Things You Need to Do If You Don’t Want to Regret 2018

When you look back on the past year, don’t think of the pain you felt. Think of the strength you gained, and appreciate how far you’ve come. You’ve …

Happiness

The 10 Hottest Coursera Courses of 2017 | Inc.com

There are more than 8,000 online courses available, in every subject from artificial intelligence to visual arts. More than 50 million students signed up for one this year.<p>This bounty is a gift for anyone who wants to learn a new skill -- you can learn basically anything from anywhere these days …

Artificial Intelligence

This 1 Rule Will Seriously Up Your Company's Innovation Game | Inc.com

One of the things I always get asked about from the companies I work with is how to manage their innovation resources. Should they bet big on an unproven, but possibly breakthrough idea? Or focus on improving the products that they already know their customers want? Or maybe leveraging existing …

Innovation

Scientists created a new organic material that generates electricity when stressed

Stressed Material<p>We all get stressed out. But typically, when <i>we</i> stress, we don’t produce electricity. The same can’t be said of a flexible new …

SC says girl child can't be treated as commodity, calls separate marriage laws for Hindus and Muslims 'mockery'

A married girl below 18 years of age "cannot be treated as a commodity having no say over her body" or the right to deny sex to her husband, the …

Hinduism

The world’s first “negative emissions” plant has begun operation—turning carbon dioxide into stone

There’s a colorless, odorless, and largely benign gas that humanity just can’t get enough of. We produce 40 trillion kg of carbon dioxide each year, and we’re on track to cross a crucial emissions threshold that will cause global temperature rise to pass the dangerous 2°C limit set by the Paris …

Carbon Dioxide

Astronomers find half of the missing matter in the universe

Scientists produce indirect evidence of gaseous filaments and sheets known as Whims linking clusters of galaxies in the cosmic web<p>It is one of cosmology’s more perplexing problems: that up to 90% of the ordinary matter in the universe appears to have gone missing.<p>Now astronomers have detected about …

Dark Matter

Optimize Your Daily Schedule for Maximum Productivity -- Here's How

Highly successful entrepreneurs stay organized and accomplish a lot by following a routine. Are you one of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is one thing all highly successful business people do to stay organized and focused throughout the day: They all follow …

Time Management

16 science fiction, fantasy, and horror books to read this July

Space operas, superheroes, and fantasies<p>It’s July. I’m a little stunned at how fast 2017 has been passing us by. Half the year is gone already! A ton of really fantastic books have come out in those first six months, and if you’ve got vacation planned for this summer, it’ll be a good time to catch …

Books

7 Great Apps to Help You With Your Side Hustle

If you’re getting ready to start a side hustle, your phones and tablets are about to be put to good use for way more than texting your bestie, checking in with your parents, and making your pet Instagram famous. You’ll need to support your freshly minted entrepreneurial pursuits with social media …

Small Business

Narendra Modi's four-nation tour: PM wraps up Germany visit, says 'led to positive outcomes' - Firstpost

<b>Berlin:</b> Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid a courtesy call to German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier at his official residence in Berlin …

India

Walking Promotes Divergent Thinking, Find Stanford Scientists

Humans have a complicated relationship with walking. This wasn’t always so. British paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey identified marks of bipedalism …

Creativity

Trump stands by 'absolute right' to share sensitive information with Russia

Trump reportedly shared Israeli intelligence related to Isis plot Politicians and intelligence officials concerned information put sources at risk Donald Trump’s Russia revelations stoke the chorus for impeachment<p>Donald Trump has declared he had an “absolute right” to share information of a …

Donald Trump

Busy brain not letting you sleep? 8 experts offer tips

Some nights, it's like you can't get your brain to shut up long enough for you to fall asleep.<p>You're mentally reviewing the day you just completed while also previewing the day ahead; sometimes, your mind may even reach way back into the archives and pull up something embarrassing you did back in …

University of Oxford

WannaCry ransomware: Who is responsible for this, full impact of cyberattack

WannaCry ransomware attack might have slowed down, but experts are still trying to figure out how to stop the spread. (Image source: AP)<p>WannaCry, the …

Harish Salve Charged Only Rs 1 for Fighting Jadhav's Case at ICJ, Says Swaraj

<b>New Delhi:</b> Harish Salve, one of India’s top lawyers, charged only Rs 1 as the fee for fighting India’s case at the International Court of Justice …

India

10 Powerful Life-Altering Things You Need to Do Alone | Inc.com

There are many major decisions in life where you should consult the wisest people you know. There are other, profound things you need to do on your own.<p>Your success hinges on being able to trust your personal intellect and intuition. Looking to your own abilities to guide you through your most …

Self-improvement

All countries should respect each other's sovereignty, development paths: Xi Jinping in OBOR forum

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday all countries should respect each other's sovereignty and territorial integrity, as he inaugurated the …

China

To Send Message To China, India Will Skip Big Summit In Beijing

The Ministry of External Affairs, however, has not officially commented today on participation in the meeting<p><b>New Delhi:</b> India is unlikely to send any …

Savage gang rape in Haryana has shocked nation's conscience: Sonia Gandhi - Firstpost

<b>New Delhi:</b> Congress president Sonia Gandhi expressed deep shock and outrage over the brutal gang rape-and-murder of a young woman in Rohtak in …

I gave a room in my house to a refugee – now she’s like my sister

When Lucy Pavia and her husband offered Loujean Alsaman, a refugee from Syria, a room in their home, none of them knew what to expect. But over the six months they spent together, the women forged a close, sisterly bond<p>Loujean<p>It was when girls started disappearing that my family decided it wasn’t …

Human Rights

A Strange, Primitive Atmosphere Has Been Discovered Around a Water-Rich Alien World

We didn't know planets like this were possible.<p>Unexpected findings about the atmosphere of a distant Neptune-sized world have surprised scientists, …

Astronomy