Abhilash Ramachandran

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Two years after Uttarakhand floods, pilgrims return – as do people in search of missing loved ones

The road back to normalcy is still marked with tears.<p>Ever since flash floods wreaked havoc in the Garhwal Himalayas in Uttarakhand two years ago, …

Sunday #FoodPorn: Summery Strawberries

There’s a lot to love about the heart-shaped strawberry. Red and juicy, it is a sign of summer, an excuse to head to a farm for an afternoon of berry picking, or into the kitchen to slice and bake. In the States, strawberries are almost as patriotic as the proverbial apple pie; being a favorite …

The Weekend Agenda

Every Friday we’ll get you hooked up with some solid weekend plans. These are the things we think you should watch, read or do over the next few days.

Nike designer says self-lacing 'Back to the Future' shoes will arrive in 2015

The fictional Nike Air Mag sneakers from <i>Back to the Future Part II</i> became a reality in 2011, when Nike auctioned off 1,500 pairs to benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation. The shoes featured a glowing LED panel, an electroluminescent Nike logo, and a battery that kept them lighted for five hours …

Sochi 2014: 10 amazing helmet designs at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

From glowing brains to a multi-coloured ram’s skull, there are some outrageous helmet designs at this year’s Olympics. These skeleton competitors have been showing theirs off during practice sessions in recent days

A West Village Bachelor Pad

(Image credit: Matthew Williams)<p><b>Project by:</b> Lindsay Boswell and Ali Levin of LABLstudio <b><br>Location:</b> West Village, NYC<p>New York-based designers Lindsay …

Be one with Flappy Bird: The science of 'flow' in game design

There's nothing the same between Minecraft and Flappy Bird, The Sims and WoW [World of Warcraft]. These are fundamentally different experiences and yet the science of them is very much the same." --Curtiss Murphy, founder of GiGi Games<p>If you can distract that chatterbox of this nosy bossy, the …

How To Make An Effective Style Guide With Adobe Fireworks

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