Sahil Pathak

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The man who cycled from India to Europe for love

<b>Indian artist PK Mahanandia met Charlotte Von Schedvin on a winter evening in Delhi in 1975 when she asked him to draw her portrait.</b><p>What eventually followed was an epic bicycle journey from India to Europe - all for love.<p>Ms Von Schedvin was visiting India as a tourist when she spotted Mr Mahanandia …

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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TED Talks

'GOD' for Atheists (and an Expanded, Scientific Definition of God for Everyone Else)

As many celebrate the Christmas season and the coming of a New Year, maybe there's a way we can, indeed, bring atheists and theists and the disparate factions and religions together on our little planet.<p>And, instead of focusing on the old definitions of "God", that many reject, or on how …

This 3-Minute Animation Will Change Your Perception of Time

We've only just begun...<p>We all know that Earth is old, but it's hard to put into perspective just how old it is.<p>After all, what does 4.5 billion …

New York State

10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Holistic Medicine

9 Crazy Body Hacks That Give You Superhuman Powers

But don't try these at home. Seriously.<p>Gamers often perform repetitive tasks to improve their character’s skill set, gain rewards, and advance to new levels. The process is known as grinding: Now, an underground movement has taken up that expression, calling themselves grinders, and they’re trying …

Nicole Kidman

The Most Extreme Things Actors Have Done to Prepare for Roles

There seems to be a strong correlation between degree of transformation and number of Oscars.<p>Probably because there seems to be a strong inverse relationship between degree of transformation and number of Oscars, Extreme Role Preparation has become something of a sport amongst actors. Who can …

These Speakers Use Ultrasonic Waves To Cut Through The Noise

Like lasers for your ears<p>Problem<p>Everyday speakers—whether they’re in a cellphone, TV, or radio—scatter sound waves as soon as they leave the cone. A single wave can bounce off dozens of surfaces, slamming into other signals and degrading along the way, before reaching your ear in a muddled mess. …

5 Experiments from Leap Motion’s Internal Hackathon

Hackathons are a great way to jumpstart creativity, especially when honor and glory are on the line. Recently, Leap Motion kicked off one of our …

7 Laws Of Happiness: Lessons From Indian Wisdom

Seven years have flown by since I moved to India. It has been a fantastic journey reconnecting with my roots. Growing up in India, I did not have the luxury of travel, but thanks to the support of my family I have had the opportunity to make up for all the lost time. I have had a wonderful time …

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How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

The Brain

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

This string of characters will probably crash your Chrome tab on OS X

A string of 13 characters is all it takes to bring down any tab in Chrome for OS X. As reported by <i>VentureBeat</i> and <i>Gizmodo</i>, the text has no impact if you're on Windows, Android, or iOS. But open any page or tab with the string on a Mac, and Chrome will crumble — or at least your current tab will. A …

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The Best Dancing With the Stars Costumes of the Past 10 Years

Creating costumes for more than 200 celebrities is no easy task—especially when they need to survive every possible wardrobe malfunction—but that's just what the <i>Dancing With the...</i>

15 Pictures That Will Change The Way You See The World

A selection from the amazing finalists of the Smithsonian.com's 12th annual photo contest.

10 sharp-witted quotes from Jon Stewart

After 16 years behind the <i>Daily Show</i> news desk, Jon Stewart announced Tuesday that he will step down later this year.<p>While Comedy Central reportedly …

Lucid bets on 180 degrees for virtual reality

Creating video content for virtual reality is a bit awkward. When a camera shoots in 360 degrees, that means the director, and anyone else who …

Virtual Reality

The 9 Most Spectacular Lost Cities in the World

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Cities

These Travel Instagram Accounts Will Inspire Extreme Wanderlust

Toronto native Tom Ryaboi—better known by his Instagram handle @roof_topper—has “been on more roofs than Santa Claus,” shooting gorgeous, …

Canon EOS

This smart mirror lets you try on different clothes without visiting the fitting room

For some people, shopping is entertainment. For others, it’s something to get through without visible or psychic damage.<p>Those emotions, either way, are likely to be heightened with the debut of MemoMi’s new MemoryMirror, a digital mirror that rolls video, 360-degree viewing and social networking …

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Beautiful minimalist GIFs by Teo Wollrabe

Here are some of the wonderful GIF-works you can find on the tumblog of artist Teo Wollrabe, 21, of Portland, Oregon.<p>Teo is also a musician, …

GIF Animations

Elon Musk Uses This Ancient Critical-Thinking Strategy To Outsmart Everybody Else

But while he dropped out of the program after only a few days, the field left an impression on the billionaire-to-be.<p>Perhaps most crucially, it trained him in <b>"first principles thinking,"</b> a mode of inquiry that relentlessly pursues the foundations of a problem.<p>"I think it's important to reason from …

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

Top 5 National Geographic Videos of 2014

In a year filled with compelling stories, some really stand out. Below is a list of our top 5 videos from 2014.<p>In a year filled with compelling stories, some really stand out. Below is a list of our top 5 videos from 2014. We hope you find them as interesting and moving as we do.<p>The topics range …

Watch: what astronauts will see as they return from Mars in Orion

New video recorded during NASA’s Orion return through Earth’s atmosphere shows what the vehicle endured during the last ten minutes of its 4.5 hour test flight<p>The video released by <b>Nasa</b> shows Orion's re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere 10 minutes before it splashed down into the Pacific …