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This Woman Has The Perfect Rap Response To All Of Honey Singh’s Lyrics

What's it about Yo Yo Honey Singh that we all love so much? His lyrics, of course! How else could we 'compliment' our girls without <i>"I swear chhoti</i> …

Yoyo

Every Delhi Girl In The World | Being Indian

The Story Of How Larry Page Got Forced From The Top Of Google And Came Back A Decade Later

Illustration by Mike Nudelman One day in July 2001, Larry Page decided to fire Google's project managers. All of them.<p>It was just five years since …

Gabriel García Márquez: five must-reads

The Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez found his voice with his 1967 novel One Hundred Years of Solitude. We round up the key texts from the master of magic realism<p>Gabriel García Márquez – in quotes<p>One Hundred Years of Solitude 1967<p>One Hundred Years of Solitude chronicles seven generations of …

What You Should Do If You Have $5,000 To Invest

But is it best to put it in a mutual fund, certificate of deposit, index fund or exchange-traded fund?<p>"If you're asking what's the best way to invest $5,000, it's kind of like asking what should I have for dinner tonight? Well, it depends," says Greg McBride, chief financial analyst of Bankrate. …

Investing

Maps

Maps

19 Hard Things You Need To Do To Be Successful

You have to do the hard things. The things that no one else is doing. The things that scare you. The things that make you wonder how much longer you can hold on.<p>Those are the things that define you. Those are the things that make the difference between living a life of mediocrity or outrageous …

Self-improvement

How to Measure the ROI from Your Ongoing SEO Efforts

A conversion can be a completed sign up to your email newsletter, which is considered a goal completion in Google Analytics, that will lead to revenue in the future or a purchase directly from your website.<p>The Multi-Channel Funnels report in Google Analytics is extremely helpful at visualizing …

Boris Johnson: Muslim children being ‘taught crazy stuff’ at home should be taken into care

Muslim children who are at risk of being “radicalised” by their parents should be taken into care, according to the London mayor Boris …

Boris Johnson

Code.org Lets You Program Your Own Game Of Flappy Bird

Code.org is putting the incredible popularity of Flappy Bird to good use. It just released a new initiative to help young people (or whoever, really) learn how to code by building their own customized version of the absurdly simple yet highly addicting game.<p>You don’t have to know anything about …

Game Development

21.3 Million Reasons You Need To Beef Up Your Cybersecurity | Inc.com

Data breaches at large companies like Target and Nieman Marcus make headlines. But with comparatively small IT budgets--or no IT departments at all--smaller businesses are at a greater risk of cyberattacks.<p>In 2012, half of all attacks in California targeted businesses with fewer than 2,500 …

Information Systems

Why Ivy League Schools Are So Bad at Economic Diversity

Elite universities should not be asking, “Why do we have so few low-income students?” but “How do we have so many wealthy ones?”<p><i>Yale Alumni Magazine</i>’s cover announced this month that the university “seeks smart students from poor families.” As the illustration of a white man in a business suit …

If You Need More Power, This Backup Battery Can Survive Even When Your Phone Can’t

This embed is invalid<p>I like backup batteries – I carry more than a few, and they all get used eventually, especially when I travel. But sometimes I worry: What will happen to my portable backup power in case of the The End of Days? Should the world be buried in a never-ending blizzard, or should a …

Tell Us The Best Pickup Line You’ve Ever Heard

Sponsored Content.<p>We’ve all had the experience of trying to meet someone in a bar. We get drinks offered to us, or we try to buy them for someone …

Everything You Need to Know About the Bitcoin Protocol

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical director at Mobbr crowd payments.</i><p>Bitcoin is big news again. The digital cryptocurrency is on the frontpage of …

Pics.io Edit aims for better online photo editing

Top Tech Photo has released a "baseline" version of a photo-editing tool that uses Web-standard technologies.<p>Top Tech Photo, a Ukrainian company specializing in onilne photo editing, has built new tool called Edit.<p>Top Tech Photo already had launched a site called Pics.io tool for online handling of …

Mobile Photography

The world we see in the movie Her isn’t far off

Two weeks ago, I watched the movie <i>Her</i> in preparation for an interview by a Brazilian newspaper. I knew I would find something closer to science fiction than reality, but the movie does have a foundation in reality. It was particularly interesting to see that the future depicted in the movie shows a …

Apple Has Simple But Brilliant Cure For Spam Email

Apple has filed a patent for "disposable email address generation and mapping to a regular email account," reports Apple Insider.<p>It's a cure for …

Spam

When everything is data, there’s opportunity in everything

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock/Sergey Nivens<p>Today, nearly every part of our world can reduced to a number. Physical, digital, alive, …

Coding Cupboard Is A New U.K. Crowdsourced Marketplace For Budding Devs To Get Project Work

A new crowdsourced marketplace aiming to connect up budding coders with businesses needing to find developers to do one-off project work has launched today in beta in the U.K.<p>Called Coding Cupboard it’s the sister side of Concept Cupboard — a creative industries talent-finding web platform that …

Before You Watch the New House of Cards, Do Yourself a Favor and See the Original

In which I (reluctantly) acknowledge the superiority of the British style of satire.<p>I'll watch anything Kevin Spacey is in, so I'll be among the early downloaders of the second installment of <i>House of Cards</i>, which will be out via Netflix touchingly on Valentine's Day.<p>But now I've done something I …

Webee: A home hub that’s all about the algorithms

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Webee<p>The smart home is fine, but I’m still waiting for the anticipatory home. A home that not only accepts programs …

How To Build A Liquid-Cooled Mini Gaming PC For Under $1,000

If you go into your local technology store and look at the PC section, most if not all will be standard black towers. However, on the enthusiast scene, there’s a seismic shift going on with many people ditching their large tower cases and opting for shoebox-size ones.<p>The latest motherboards aimed …

5 iPad Apps for the Productive 21st Century Student

When I was at school, I struggled badly with random, un-filed bits of paper, leaky ink cartridges in my Parker Pen and terrible hand writing (as well as chronic laziness and an addiction to Cricket). I’m sure this approach to my organisation affected my school work. If I would have grown up in the …

Apps

The secret structure of great talks

From the "I have a dream" speech to Steve Jobs' iPhone launch, many great talks have a common structure that helps their message resonate with …

Public Speaking

How to win followers and thinkfluence people

For many, Twitter has become a useful tool for increasing the scope and impact of their work. For others, it can be something of a mystery, with users feeling clueless as to how they might transition from one of the followers to one of the followed. Here are tips on how to maximize your Twitter …

Bill Gates

4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …

The Intricacies of Succession: Two Claimants Emerge for Dawoodi Bohra Leadership

The passing of the 52nd <i>da'i al-mutlaq</i>, Syedna Muhammad Burhanuddin in Mumbai on January 17th wasn't a complete surprise. Members of the one million strong Dawoodi Bohra community had begun to notice the deteriorating health of their <i>da'i</i> more acutely in 2011, when at the age of 100, he suffered a …

Facebook self-censorship: What happens to the posts you don’t publish?

A couple of months ago, a friend of mine asked on Facebook:<p>Do you think that facebook tracks the stuff that people type and then erase before hitting …