Rahul Mandal

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Is internet addiction real?

The stories are numerous, yet extreme, and thus widely covered. You’ve probably heard at least a few.<p>In South Korea, one couple was so committed to …

What Happens To Privacy When The Internet Is In Everything?

This week Google’s Eric Schmidt was on a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he suggested that the future Internet will be, in one sense, invisible — because it will be embedded into everything we interact with.<p>“The Internet will disappear,” he predicted (via The Hollywood Reporter). …

Breakthrough: India-US end six-year-old logjam over civil nuclear deal

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama on Sunday ended the six-year-old deadlock over operationalising the landmark civil …

What's in a Dream?

Not all dreaming is the same. There are several different types of dream classifications, including nightmares, recurring dreams and lucid dreams. Let's look briefly in detail at some distinct forms of dreaming.<p>Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes …

Sleep Disorders

China Joins Afghanistan's Great Game

However much they extol the virtues of cooperation, U.S. officials remain wary of China's spreading influence in Asia. President Barack Obama issued …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Consciousness

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread

For some of us, checking off each item on our to-do lists provides the endorphin rush we need to make task completion an intrinsic joy. But most of us need a little extra motivation, especially for boring work like recording billable hours, uncomfortable tasks like facing awkward conversations with …

Maybe Early Humans Weren't The First To Get A Good Grip

The special tool-wielding power of human hands may go back farther in evolutionary history than scientists have thought.<p>That's according to a new study of hand bones from an early relative of humans called <i>Australopithecus africanus</i>. Researchers used a powerful X-ray technique to scan the interior …

The World in 2030

Bill Gates predicts we’ll end polio and cut child mortality in half. We asked 15 of the smartest people we know for their most out-there predictions.<p>You don’t generally think of Bill and Melinda Gates as pundits. But with their foundation pouring billions of dollars into global development, in …

Bill Gates

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

Using Google+ and Pinterest Search for Long-Term Impact

While my content will always be anchored on my site, I use permanence-leaning platforms to give that content multiple touch-points for potential discovery. Following the publishing of a post I create a Google+ post that summarizes the main elements of the article to draw readers in.<p>Following this …

Scientists Figure Out How To Unboil Eggs

Next step: Unscrambling<p>It has often been said that you can't unscramble an egg. But you might be able to unboil one.<p>When you boil an egg, the heat causes the proteins inside the egg white to tangle and clump together, solidifying it. New research published in <i>ChemBioChem</i> by scientists at UC Irvine …

Windows 10 Technical Preview (build 9926) with Cortana and Xbox App released

Close on the heels of launching a major Windows keynote event for the new year, Microsoft has released the latest Technical Preview build 9926 for …

The history of global economics... in football shirts

West Ham’s sponsor Alpari FX trading have gone bust after the Swiss Franc rocketed in value. This is just one example of how the sponsors on Premier League shirts have mirrored the market shifts of the past two decades