Saurabh Tripathi

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The ‘Incredible’ Thing an 8-Year-Old Boy Did for a Soldier Will Be Remembered For a ‘Lifetime’

Like most 8-year-olds, Myles Eckert was already dreaming up ways he could spend a $20 bill he had just discovered laying in a Cracker Barrel parking lot earlier this month.<p>“I kind of wanted to get a video game, but then I decided not to,” the child recounted to CBS News.<p>That’s because Eckert saw …

A Retired Traveler's Breathtaking Photos of International Landscapes

Bangkok-based Thai photographer Weerapong Chaipuck discovered his passion for photography after an early retirement from the medical profession. Now, Chaipuck travels the world, snapping shots of all the beautiful landscapes he comes across. His breathtaking images offer eye-catching perspectives …

Photography

Coast With the Most: Santa Barbara to La Jolla

The last time Toronto-based writer <b>Lin Stranberg</b> and I collaborated on a Huffington Post travel blog, we won the <i>Visit California Eureka! Award</i> for Best Digital Feature. This year, my niece Ashley Sackerman's wedding to Christopher Bell at the Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens seemed like the ideal …

Since Facebook Owns WhatsApp, Here Are 5 Alternative Messaging Services

Facebook stunned the tech world last week when it scooped up the messaging application WhatsApp for $19 billion.<p>The deal was largely heralded as a win for both sides: Facebook gained a much-needed service it hasn’t yet delivered on, and the small startup cashed in big time. But the downside of the …

Richard Nixon, Hopeless Romantic

The surprisingly tender love letters of one of America's most hated presidents.<p>On Monday, August 17, 1942, in what would be the first of many partings over the next two years, Pat saw her husband off at Washington’s Union Station. Dick Nixon, then a 29-year-old lawyer for the government’s Office of …

Got Road Salt? Cities Across The Country Are Running Out Of It

You know you have a widespread problem when Milwaukee fights road ice with cheese brine, New Jersey breaks out the pickle juice, and New York, a major salt producer, declares a shortage.<p>The waves of snowstorms in much of the country have exhausted supplies of rock salt, the main tool that road …

Car emissions hurt you more than electricity generating: Here's why

MIT study blames automotive emissions, more than power generation, for air pollution-related deaths.<p>As an electric car owner, you're probably used to the accusatory look people give you when they inquire as to where your electricity comes from.<p>The answer they're looking for is power stations, of …

Pollution

The Dawn of the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Reasons to cheer the rise of the machines<p>The advances we’ve seen in the past few years—cars that drive themselves, useful humanoid robots, speech recognition and synthesis systems, 3D printers, <i>Jeopardy!</i>-champion computers—are not the crowning achievements of the computer era. They’re the warm-up …

NASA Has Determined Where The Mysterious Jelly-Doughnut Rock On Mars Came From

Scientists have confirmed that a strange-looking Mars rock, called "Pinnacle Island," that suddenly and inexplicably popped up in a photograph taken by the Opportunity rover came from a larger piece of rock nearby. The larger rock, known as "Stuart Island," was chipped by one of the rover's wheels …

We Are Approaching The Economic Singularity

<b>The 2014 Strategic Investment Conference: Investing in a Transformational World Stuck in a Liquidity Trap</b> <b><br>The Economic Singularity</b> <b><br>The Minsky Moment</b> <b><br>The Event Horizon</b> <b><br>The Glide Path</b> <b><br>Los Angeles, Miami, Washington DC, Argentina, and South Africa</b><p>I fully intended to write today about a recently released …

Apple exploring cars, medical devices to reignite growth

Adrian Perica is a very busy man. Over the past 18 months, the mergers and acquisitions chief at Apple has been scouring the globe looking for deals, snatching up everything from search engines and data analytics to mapping software and motion tracking chips.<p>Such a buying spree has ignited fierce …

Medical Technology