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13 of the Most Controversial Books of All Time

Despite the heated controversy surrounding these lightning-rod books, they continue to live on in hearts, minds, and libraries around the …

Books

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

Varanasi: City of Life and Death

Ghats, worshippers of idol, the Ganges, pyres, Lord Shiva & the ultimate liberation.<p>Varanasi is one of the world’s oldest continually inhabited …

Lonely Planet

Pack your bags, Montenegro is calling. Here's when to go:

This Doctor Diagnosed His Own Cancer with an iPhone Ultrasound - MIT Technology Review

Every marketer wants the perfect story to tell. But if you’re in medicine, you don’t want it to be about yourself.<p>Earlier this year, vascular surgeon …

Medical Technology

Abhishek Upmanyu

Jokes about Indian insults, parents, and their comebacks.<p>Credits:<p>Shot at - Canvas Laugh Club...<br>Edited by - Nanak Bhatia & Abhishek Upmanyu<br>Sound …

Home - WeWork Creator Awards

Performing Arts<p>Take the stage.<br>For entertainers and groups with a unique perspective.<p>$18K-$72K USD<p>per award<p>Nonprofit<p>Further your mission.<br>For …

São Paulo

9 high-impact books that will make you smarter every day

Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. The pursuit of knowledge is easier than it has ever been before.<p>Cultivating the mind is essential for your personal growth. Digging deeper will separate you from the …

Self-improvement

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Leadership

20 Books Billionaire Bill Gates Recommends

Get a jump on your summer reading list with these suggestions from the billionaire and philanthropist.<p>Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>This week, Bill Gates took to Twitter to provide some advice to the graduating class of 2017.<p>Gates exhorted the new grads to …

Bill Gates

How makeovers helped 700 ‘unwanted’ pets find new homes

Kristin Livan had just started to foster dogs in 2012 when she spotted pit-bull mix Sally, sadness all over her face, lying in a bottom cage at a New …

Staten Island

Business Insider

It's a simple question that opens many job interviews.

This Fitness Guru Shows Us Exactly How Misleading Instagram Can Be

Fitness blogger Anna Victoria has built a business on being in shape. But she’ll be the first to point out that her body is far from what it appears to be on Instagram.<p>Victoria recently shared a side-by-side shot of herself in the same bikini on the social media site. In the first photo, she’s …

Mental Health

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Books

The 50 Best Movies of 2016 to Stream on Netflix

<i>2016 wasn’t all bad. For proof, one need look no further than the impressive array of independent films released last year, some of which have now</i> …

Foolproof 20-Week Marathon Training Schedule

Marathon training is not rocket science. The basic principles are pretty simple. Nevertheless, many runners—beginners and veterans alike—make …

Marathons

You can change government’s decision on MBBS exit exam. Make your voice heard.

<b>Are you against the National Exit exam (NEXT) exam and 50% quota or are you in favor?</b><p><b>The government has not yet finalized their decision on NEXT and</b> …

20 Books to Read Before They Become Movies

Be prepared. And smug.<p>If you're anything like us, you probably like to read the book before seeing the movie. This year, as usual, Hollywood is adapting a slew of books — fiction and nonfiction — into films, some of which you may already be familiar with. If you want to prepare yourself for the …

14 Outstanding Indian Short Films You Need To Watch Right Now

Nominated for Academy Award in the year 2005, this short film has been written and directed by Ashvin Kumar. The story is about an innocent Pakistani …

This essay got a high-school senior into 5 Ivy League schools and Stanford

She also got into Stanford, which has an acceptance rate of 4.69% — a lower rate than any of the Ivy League schools.<p>"I'm sort of still in shock. I don't think I've processed everything yet," she excitedly told Business Insider.<p>The Ivy League is notoriously hard to get into, as the hundreds of …

College & University

29 Must-See Charts That'll Help You Have The Best Hair Of Your Life

Hair help, stat.

14 Wildly Successful Women Who Were Late Bloomers

Is there a set age you should expect success to happen in life? At what point should you stop trying and realize that your dream may be over? Never. …

Inspired by nature: the thrilling new science that could transform medicine

Jeffrey Karp is at the forefront of a new generation of scientists using nature’s blueprints to create breakthrough medical technologies. Can bioinspiration help to solve some of humanity’s most urgent problems?<p>In the summer of 2005, Jeffrey Karp, a bioengineer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) …

Medical Technology

35 Movies You Will Be Talking About This Awards Season

Here are the most anticipated movies of the fall, and the most likely contenders for awards in 2016.<p>We have finally stumbled out of the desert that was this summer's movie season — a wasteland of ill-conceived sequels — and emerged into an oasis of thoughtful, moving, challenging, joyous, original …

Thailand: Important Phrases

The difficulty in trying to learn some Thai from the written English (often called - Thinglish) word is that the various transliterations cannot …

Thailand

Why You Should Visit Greece Right Now

It is a cruel irony that at the very moment when Greece needs more visitors, many are choosing to stay away. But are they right or wrong? Let's look …

European Travel

BeingIndian.com

Discover latest news from all around the world, trending stories on Lifestyle, Technology, Humor, Entertainment, Sports, Travel, Food, Celebrities, …

Winners and losers from the first presidential debate

The first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is in the books. I tweeted, took notes and picked some winners and losers. They're below.<p>Winners<p>* <b>Hillary Clinton</b>: Clinton wasn't perfect in this debate. At times she came across as overly rehearsed and robotic. I thought her …

Government

‘Suspicious group carrying weapons’ spotted near Navi Mumbai, Navy on high alert

The Indian Navy has been put on its highest state of alert. Two Navy helicopters were pressed into action to trace the alleged group’s movement.<p>The …

Zara’s Founder, Amancio Ortega, Has Beaten Bill Gates To Become The World’s Richest Man

For a really long time, Bill Gates was the wealthiest person in the world. But it's time to update your general knowledge. Amancio Ortega, the …