Pratik Gajjar

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Which Ordinary Household Items Could Actually Stop a Bullet?

Don't believe the movies—that cast-iron skillet won't save you.<p>Which household items could stop an intruder’s bullet?<p>We hope this is a strictly theoretical question—or that you have plans to move to a better neighborhood shortly. Assuming the former (and, admittedly, there is a morbid entertainment …

Cast Iron Skillet

The Logical-Mathematical Learning Style

The logical-mathematical learning style is one of eight types of learning styles, or intelligences, defined in developmental psychologist Howard …

Mathematics

Hilarious Hotel Pool Photo Sums Up Everything That Can Go Wrong When Booking Holidays Online

They have really worked some angles on this shot.<p>There’s no doubt the way we book holidays has completely changed over the last decade: with the rise …

Swimming Pools

A Doctor Lays Out the Perfect 12-Week Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Amazing

For pretty much anyone on the planet, the hardest part about losing weight is changing your diet. There are so many different paths to cleaning up what you eat, and there's no one-size-fits-all rule. To help you navigate the weight-loss waters, we spoke to Dr. Luiza Petre, a weight-loss and …

Nutrition

What the photographer saw: the story behind the Prince Harry pictures

Daphne Dunne, a 97-year-old war widow, had been sitting in the rain all morning, waiting to meet Prince Harry. In Sydney last June to launch the countdown to the 2018 Invictus Games, the skies had opened and rain had soaked him. But as soon as he spotted her in the crowd, he sprinted straight over …

Family

New York Lawyer Who Ranted at Restaurant Staff for Speaking Spanish Is Now Facing a Complaint

(NEW YORK) — A lawyer who threatened to call immigration enforcement on restaurant workers who angered him by speaking Spanish has had a complaint …

Human Rights

This is the Best Position for Sleep, But Only 8 Percent Do It (Maybe Because of the Nightmares)

Researchers say most of us sleep curled up like a baby, but that doesn't always mean that we sleep like babies.<p>The odds are pretty good that you sleep like a baby. Either because you've found a sleep position that works for you or because you literally sleep in the fetal position, which is the most …

Sleep

This physicist’s ideas of time will blow your mind

Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics. “There is no time variable in the fundamental equations that describe the world,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli tells Quartz.<p>If you met him socially, Rovelli wouldn’t assault you with abstractions and math to …

Quantum Mechanics

Best Road Trip Songs: Hit Play Then Hit the Gas

Ah, the open road! It beckons us to cast aside responsibility, embrace the unknown, jump in the car, and just … go. This mixtape has been sizzling on …

Music

Keanu Reeves And Winona Ryder Loathe Each Other To Perfection In The ‘Destination Wedding’ Trailer

<i>People</i> has revealed the trailer for <i>Destination Wedding</i>, which looks like a romantic comedy that could be beloved even by those who detest romantic comedies. Two big reasons for this possible effect? Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder, who are reuniting after their previous team-ups in <i>Bram Stoker’s</i> …

Destination Weddings

Mission Impossible - Fallout: Tom Cruise matches Henry Cavill pound for pound in new trailer

The new trailer for <i>Mission: Impossible - Fallout</i> appears to have picked up after the events of the previous movie in the franchise where the …

Mission Impossible

13 Foods You Should Never Eat If You Don’t Want Cancer

Your diet affects more than just your waistline. Consuming one or more of these foods regularly may increase your risk of cancer.<p>We've long known …

Cancer

20+ Times People Found Some Truly Perfect Handwriting Examples That Were Too Good Not To Share (New Pics)

One of the biggest casualties of the digital age has been the fine skill of handwriting, and the opportunities to show off one's artsy and …

Typography

A Chatty Parrot Tries to Have a Conversation With Alexa After Telling Her to Turn Off the Lights

An African grey parrot who was perched right next to an Amazon Echo (and a Google Home), very nicely told virtual assistant Alexa to turn off all the …

Amazon Echo

He Was Dying. Antibiotics Weren’t Working. Then Doctors Tried a Forgotten Treatment.

Steffanie Strathdee hunched over her laptop, fretting. She barely noticed the kittens asleep next to her or the serene Buddha figure across the …

Microbiology

Comics Legend Stan Lee Files $1 Billion Lawsuit Against His Former Company

Stan Lee has filed a major lawsuit against his former company over allegations that it stole his likeness for financial gain.<p>Lee, a legend in the …

Comics

Boeing 747s Are Back From the Dead

A funny thing happened to an older generation of Boeing Co. 747 jumbo jets on their way to dusty oblivion in desert parking lots.<p>Instead of being …

Aviation

The Best Men’s Travel Kit of 2018

VIP style and comfort, even in the cheap seats.<p>Tucker and Bloom Miller Cable Organizer ($36)<p>Your weapon against a rat’s nest of cords, this handsome pouch has a Velcro strap to keep things nicely coiled.<p>Trew Weightless NuYarn Shirt ($65)<p>We’ve touted merino’s funk-fighting properties for years. When …

Backpacking

The next big discovery in astronomy? Scientists probably found it years ago – but they don't know it yet

Earlier this year, astronomers stumbled upon a fascinating finding: Thousands of black holes likely exist near the center of our galaxy.<p>The X-ray …

Universe

Polished Concrete: How It Is Made and What to Consider When Using It in Your Projects

Polished concrete is a versatile material that is easily customizable in its appearance, using stunning aggregates, quartz, and colors to create a …

Home Improvement

iWork: 21 ways Apple just improved Pages, Numbers, Keynote

Apple made some significant iWork improvements<p>Apple has introduced a more powerful but entry level iPad with Apple Pencil support. In tandem with …

Everything we know (and don’t know) about Apple’s rumored iPhone SE 2

At this point, it’s starting look more and more likely everyday that Apple has a refreshed iPhone SE up its sleeve, likely launching sooner rather than later. However, over the past few months, there have been several contradicting reports as to what the so-called iPhone SE 2 will feature.<p>Read on …

Mobile Technology

Watch These Pilots Wrangle Their B-52 Onto The Runway In This Awesome 360 Video

Virtually sit on the dash of a Stratofortress as it makes its final approach into al Udeid Air Base in Qatar.<p>video screencap<p>Tyler RogowayView Tyler …

Aviation

Broccoli is the only vegetable you actually need to eat, according to a doctor

The next time you go to make a green smoothie, you can put down the spinach and other vegetables and pick up something a little different instead.<p>According to Dr Rangan Chatterjee, the author of "The Four Pillar Plan" and a correspondent on the BBC programme Doctor in the House, there is only one …

Wellness

He donated blood every week for 60 years and saved the lives of 2.4 million babies

<b>(CNN) —</b> Most people, when they retire, get a gold watch. James Harrison deserves so much more than that.<p>Harrison, known as the "Man With the Golden Arm," has donated blood nearly every week for 60 years. After all those donations, the 81-year-old Australian man "retired" Friday. The occasion marked …

Medicine

A Rogue Star Hurtling Towards The Solar System Is Going to Arrive Sooner Than We Realised

Yikes...<p>According to new calculations, we may have a little less time to prepare for a star on course to kiss the edges of our Solar System.<p>Yep. …

Universe

Tesla Solar Roof: 8 Things You Don't Realize Until You Own One

You will become internet-famous.<p>In April, Amanda Tobler took a risk. She switched on her newly-installed Tesla Solar Roof on her house San Jose, …

Tesla

The Difference Between A Cheap And An Expensive Wine

You can’t put a price on happiness; but can you bottle it?<p>Everyone knows the difference between an $8 and $80 wine, but when it comes to $80 vs. …

Wine

This alchemist's guide to alcoholic beverages is clever and lovely

Musician Regaip "Rego" Alp Sen created this cool and comprehensive alchemist's guide to alcoholic beverages. Colors and sidebars denote pairing …

Alcohol

Take Flight on the 3 Longest Zip-Lines in the World

Humans have longed to fly through the air for centuries (perhaps eons) before the Wright Brothers glided above the dunes of Kitty Hawk. Extreme …

United Arab Emirates