Rajiv Srivastava

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Required Reading: 10 Seeds Worth a Closer Look

Some seeds we humans celebrate–we delightedly pluck them from pomegranates and crack open walnuts. Others we ignore–we flick them from lemons and cut …

There's a strange forest in Poland that's filled with crooked trees — and no one can explain how it got that way

Why do the trees bend like this? No one is quite sure.<p>Some have theorized that harsh weather conditions made them this way. Others have said that man-made development uprooted the trees.<p>Landscape photographer Kilian Schoönberger shared some of his photos of the forest, as well as the folklore …

Samsung Denies Nikon NX Rumor, Reportedly Has a Full Frame Mirrorless Ready

One of the big rumors circulating in the photo world this week is that Nikon acquired Samsung’s NX technology to gain strength in the mirrorless …

Gift Guide 2015: Stocking Stuffers for Garden Lovers

We’ve always believed the most delightful things come in small packages. Here is a roundup of our favorite stocking stuffers for garden lovers (and …

Pakistan court filing asks British queen to return Koh-i-Noor diamond

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - A Pakistani attorney said on Thursday he has filed a court petition seeking the return of the famed Koh-i-Noor diamond Britain forced India to hand over in colonial times.<p>Once the largest known diamond in the world, the 105-carat Koh-i-Noor is one of the Crown Jewels. …

Queen Elizabeth II

Sorry China, The Yuan Still Has Ways To Go Before Replacing The Dollar

There is growing expectation that the International Monetary Fund’s inclusion of China’s Renmimbi (RMB) in its basket of reserve used by the central banks of IMF members for Special Drawing Rights (SDR) represents a watershed moment in global finance and even China’s emergence as an economic …

China

The 10 Most Annoying Features You Find in New Cars

Automotive Industry

Britney Spears's Surprise Birthday Party Included a Special Gift from Miley Cyrus

That Britney Spears ... she's so lucky. The singer's family and friends surprised her for her 34th birthday on Wednesday with the cutest little tea …

Here Are 2015’s Biggest Pop Songs–All Mashed Up Into a Single 4-Minute Earworm

DJ Earworm just released his annual United State of Pop mash-up for 2015’s hit songs and you will not be able to resist jamming out to it.<p>“You already know what it is” is something rappers and singers have lately taken to saying during the intro to some songs. Whip/Nae Nae-exhibitionist Silentó is …

Music

iPhone 7 Leak Reveals Radical Design Changes

We all know a iPhone redesign is coming. Apple’s pattern of numerical followed by ’S’ releases is well established and it means the iPhone 7 will see the first major redesign since the handsets went big with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. But few will have expected the redesign to be as …

Mobile Technology