Rohit Bawa

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After Spending 5 Years Studying Millionaires, I've Found That There Are 3 Types of People Who End Up the Wealthiest

There a a few distinct paths to riches.<p>Over a nearly four-year period, I interviewed 233 wealthy individuals. During these interviews I asked each …

Study Skills

The spiralling environmental cost of our lithium battery addiction

Here’s a thoroughly modern riddle: what links the battery in your smartphone with a dead yak floating down a Tibetan river? The answer is lithium – …

Electric Vehicles

The 14 Best Calorie-Burning Exercises, Ranked In Order of Effectiveness

What does the science say about the best way to burn?<p>If you’re dedicating valuable time in your day to a staying in shape, you want to know it’s actually worth your time, right? You’ve probably heard some people say cardio is the ultimate calorie-burner, while others swear by weight lifting—so what …

Exercise

Why sleeping with a fan on can be bad for your health

If you don't currently own a fan in the midst of this heatwave, here's why you might not want to bother.<p>We say this for two reasons. One: we can almost guarantee that you won't actually be able to find one in stock anywhere, because everyone has had the same idea as you. And secondly, it's not …

Sleep

New Drug Wipes Out Malaria In A Single Dose — But There's One Hitch

The world now has a potent, new weapon against malaria — one that can wipe out the parasite from a person's body with a single dose.<p>But before many people around the world can use it, scientists have to overcome a big obstacle.<p>On Friday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a drug to cure …

Public Health

Who needs Paris? 10 smaller cities with just as much culture and style

Forget Paris, Rome and Vienna; these smaller cities are just as big on culture and style.<p>1. Vintage Seville<p>Andalucia’s lively capital may lack size, but it offers an atmospheric old town, 12th-century architecture, the Moorish Alcázar palace and the grand square of Plaza de España, combined with …

European Travel

The man who went to the North Korean place that ‘doesn’t exist’

<b>It was a visit to Pyongyang's Yanggakdo Hotel that resulted in the detention and eventual death of American student Otto Warmbier. US doctor Calvin Sun recalls his night inside a secret floor in the hotel and warns other travellers to stay away.</b><p>Calvin Sun had been awake for almost 24 hours when …

Apple will disable iPhone Lightning ports after an hour, closing device cracking loophole

(<i>Reuters</i>) — Apple said on Wednesday it will change its iPhone settings to undercut the most popular means for law enforcement to break into the devices.<p>The company told Reuters it was aiming to protect all customers, especially in countries where phones are readily obtained by police or by …

New Apple iPhone X tutorial videos show creative ways to shoot photos and video

Apple has just posted five new photography tutorial videos for the iPhone X – though they are equally applicable to other iPhones. The videos cover a creative way to shoot panoramic photos, using burst mode to capture action shots, how to get a dramatic slow-motion video clips and using …

Volvo’s self-driving cars are getting new laser sensors to see the world

Luminar will supply lidar sensors to the Swedish auto giant<p>Lidar startup Luminar is on a bit of a hot streak. After announcing a major deal with Toyota, the company said it would be slashing costs and scaling up rapidly to meet the growing demand for its laser sensors that help self-driving cars …

How to clean a ceiling fan in 60 seconds

After washing windows, cleaning ceiling fans is my most hated chore. I usually end up with dust all over me and only slightly cleaner fan blades.<p>Until recently, that is.<p>To clean your ceiling fan and remain dust-free, try creating a DIY cleaning tool using items you already own. All it takes is a …

We Have The Best Evidence Yet That Psychedelic Drugs Can Repair Broken Neural Networks

Rewiring the brain in a good way.<p>Could psychedelic drugs one day play a part in the treatment of mental health conditions? The idea is getting less …

Antarctica Is Melting Three Times as Fast as a Decade Ago

Between 60 and 90 percent of the world’s fresh water is frozen in the ice sheets of Antarctica, a continent roughly the size of the United States and Mexico combined. If all that ice melted, it would be enough to raise the world’s sea levels by roughly 200 feet.<p>While that won’t happen overnight, …

Antarctica

This pill could reverse type 2 diabetes

by Kristin Houser June 12, 2018 Health & Medicine 12954<p>Most people don’t think of type 2 diabetes as a disease you can cure. Well, for some patients, …

Solar-powered harvester sucks drinkable water out of thin air

Although there are trillions of liters of water floating around in the air, it's not easily accessible for those who need it. Now engineers at UC …

Apple is trying to slow down the crazy smartphone hype cycle

Where was the iPhone SE2? Where were the new MacBooks? The new Apple Watch? A new anything? For Apple, this year's WWDC was all about software. But a …

People kicking these food delivery robots is an early insight into how cruel humans could be to robots

The company behind tiny food delivery robots has admitted that people are kicking its machines — and it's an early insight into how cruel humans could be to robots.<p>Starship Technologies was launched in 2014 by Skype cofounders Ahti Heinla and Janus Friis. It makes 22-inch tall robots that roll …

Tea tree oil may replace antibiotics in the fight against infections

Researchers have used the antibacterial properties of tea tree oil to create a bioactive coating that keeps bacteria away from medical devices. The …

Why Microsoft wants to put data centers at the bottom of the ocean

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced the second phase of Project Natick, a research experiment that aims to understand the benefits and challenges of deploying large-scale data centers under water. In this second phase, the team sank a tank the size of a shipping container with numerous server …

iOS 12 is more evidence you should buy an iPhone, not an Android phone

If on September 20, 2013, you walked into an Apple Store and purchased a brand-new iPhone 5S, and have kept using it ever since, later this year you …

Purebred dogs are helping us cure cancer

We share more than just a bond with our canine friends.<p>The idea of a dog helping to find a cure for cancer probably conjures images of golden retrievers sniffing blood samples and sitting dutifully in front of the cancerous specimen. But though their noses are valuable, there’s something much more …

Cancer

Icebergs and empty pools: Five things Cape Town's Day Zero taught us

<b>When Cape Town revealed it was fast hurtling towards the moment it would become the first city on earth to run out of water earlier this year, it caught the world's attention.</b><p>Initial predictions said the taps in this South African city of four million people should have run dry by April.<p>But despite …

Cape Town

How to take long exposure iPhone photos [Quick Tips]

They say the best camera is the one you have with you. And when isn’t the iPhone with you? iPhone photography has created a whole new generation of amateur photographers. While you may be looking for the next great app to help produce some stunning photos, did you know you can easily recreate a …

Bring These Plants Into the Bedroom For Better Sleep

The research is in. For a better snooze, surround yourself with indoor plants. While many plants have beneficial properties and can contribute to …

PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …

Why India's Fuel Prices Are Sky-High When Oil Isn't

With rising crude prices still at half their record high, drivers in much of the world are still enjoying pain-free visits to the pump. That’s not …

Third of early deaths could be prevented by everyone giving up meat, Harvard says

At least one-third of early deaths could be prevented if everyone moved to a vegetarian diet, Harvard scientists have calculated.<p>Dr Walter Willett, professor of epidemiology and nutrition at Harvard Medical School said the benefits of a plant-based diet had been vastly underestimated.<p>Recent figures …

Diets

9x13 Chicken Recipes So Delicious You’ll Make Them Again and Again

Crowd-pleasing chicken recipes you can rely on—every time.<p>The best thing about a chicken casserole—other than its gloriously creamy and cheesy …

The Best Chest Workout in Under 10 Minutes

This 10-minute chest workout is perfect for gaining power, strength, and muscle size. Created by Noam Tamir, C.S.C.S., the founder of TS Fitness in …

Workouts