Rajul Aggarwal

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Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League

In the spring of 2008, I did a daylong stint on the Yale admissions committee. We—that is, three admissions staff, a member of the college dean’s …

Blogs | Food & Wine

They're just doing their best!<p>Wolfdown, Bites & Bashes, and Makani go beyond traditional bulgogi and bo ssam.<p>The company says plastic straws will be …

Florida mom arrested after letting 7-year-old walk to the park alone

After letting her 7-year-old son walk from their home to a park to play, a Florida mother faces up to five years in jail for child neglect.<p>Nicole Gainey, 34, was arrested on July 26 after her son, Dominic, was found by police alone in a park less than a half-mile from her Port St. Lucie home.<p>On …

No Mars For Muslims? Mars One Asks Imams To Rescind Fatwa

Islamic leaders ruled that a Mars journey would be akin to suicide, but the private Mars colonization project disagrees, citing a 14th century Muslim explorer.<p>Martian colonization is a risky proposition. So risky, in fact, that a group of Islamic leaders in the United Arab Emirates issued a …

8 Warm, Healthy (but Still Hearty!) Winter Breakfasts

These warm breakfast ideas will keep you full without unnecessary calories—exactly what you need to get through a cold, long workday. Bonus: They're all gluten-free. Make one the...

The 11 healthiest foods in the world

Grown without chemicals and loaded with nutrition, these 11 foods will keep you (and the planet) healthy for life.<p>J.I. Rodale, the man who founded …

9 Minutes a Day is the Magic Number for Better Personal Branding

Professionals know it's important to promote yourself to step up the corporate ladder. But if you think you don't have the time for that, think …

Personal Branding

'Substantial' damage at UCLA, including arena, after water pipe break

A day after 20 million gallons of water gushed out of an old, broken water main, UCLA had quite a mess on its hands Wednesday -- and it still was trying to figure out how big.<p>Hundreds of vehicles were waterlogged and stranded. A famous basketball court might be ruined.<p>"We're nowhere near (figuring …

Liberia ramps up Ebola prevention efforts as international concern grows

Liberia will close schools and consider quarantining entire communities, it said on Wednesday, announcing the toughest measures yet to halt the worst Ebola outbreak on record.<p>Security forces in Liberia were ordered to enforce the steps, part of an action plan that includes placing all nonessential …

Ukraine conflict: Donetsk fighting hampers MH17 investigation

Heavy fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia rebels around Donetsk has prevented international experts from reaching the MH17 plane crash site.<p>Government troops in eastern Ukraine say they have taken a strategic town near Donetsk amid heavy fighting with separatists.<p>Meanwhile G7 leaders …

Does your Facebook feed have a Middle East bias?

My Facebook feed is suddenly depleted of the usual smiling selfies and is now raging with photos, videos and links to news articles about the war going on between Hamas and the Israeli military.<p>Everyone, it seems, has become their own curator of the news about this conflict.<p>Many of the posts in my …

Medialets' tools mean mobile advertisers can track campaigns in real time

Mobile ad publishers looking to maximize campaigns — and dollars — may have a new friend in town.<p>Mobile-attribution play Medialets, headquartered in Manhattan, unveiled a new set of tools today that enables publishers and advertisers to track how their ad campaigns are fairing across multiple …