Saurabh Pandey

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6 Very Risky Investment Mistakes Warren Buffett Says You May Be Making

What does risk mean to you? If you ask the average person, they’re likely to say the probability of losing money. If you ask most financial professionals, they’ll probably equate risk with volatility of returns. (While these may sound similar, they’re not exactly the same thing. Let’s say …

What makes a halo around the sun or moon?

A large ring or circle of light around the sun or moon is called a 22-degree halo by scientists.<p>We get many messages throughout each year from people …

General Relativity at 100: Einstein's Famous Theory Has Aged Well

Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity has held up pretty well after a century out in the world.<p>The famous theory, which Einstein published …

37 of the Most Powerful Quotes I Know

A good quote motivates and inspires. These are the quotes I find exceptionally powerful.<p>1. "I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples." -Mother Teresa<p>2. "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but …

6 Excuses That Hold You Back From Success (and What to Do About Them)

Think about the craziest dream you’ve ever had.<p>No, I’m not talking about the “dream” that comes to you when you sleep. I’m talking about the dream …

Nanobomb Creates Massive Explosion On Tiny Scale

Buckminsterfullerene buckyballs become buckybombs<p>What the world needs most are more things that explode in more ways. A team of researchers from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, as well as one with Brazil’s Federal University of São Paulo, sought the answer to a simple …

Los Angeles

Does dark matter cause mass extinctions?

As we journey around the galaxy, our solar system might regularly interact with dark matter, which might dislodge Oort cloud comets and boost heat in …

Dark Matter

Gartner and Software Advice examine Agile Lifecycle Management Tools

In February 2015 both Gartner and Software Advice released research and analysis into agile lifecycle management/project management tools. The …

You Can Teach Someone to Be More Creative

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>Though our inspiration levels fluctuate from time to time, we all differ in our baseline levels of creativity. For instance, it is safe to assume that John Coltrane was more creative than Justin Bieber, and that the creative talent of Leonardo Da Vinci exceeded that of George …

A Brief History Of Stephen Hawking

A new film tells the story of how the great scientist transformed the field of cosmology while fighting a degenerative disease.<p>Stephen Hawking is one of the greatest scientists ever--comparable to Darwin, Einstein, and Newton. Yet few people know the story of his life. In a new biopic, <i>The Theory of</i> …

Stephen Hawking

Barnard’s Loop and more in Orion

Orion the Hunter of one of the brightest and easiest-to-find constellations. Orion also contains a vast region of bright and dark clouds, hidden to …

In a Curious Case for Astronomers, a Brown Dwarf Goes Missing

Scientists trained one of the world's largest telescopes on the star and found nothing.<p>Astronomers are trying to crack a strange new case: the mystery of the missing dwarf star.<p>Using one of the biggest telescopes in the world, the ESO's Very Large Telescope in Chile, researchers were on the hunt …

Is it a Bird? Is it a Plane? No, it’s a Super PMO!

As businesses have become more reliant on the project management office to ensure tasks are completed on time, on budget and with minimum impact on …

Project Management

The Era Of The Flying Car Has Finally Arrived

Bloomberg reported on the progress of the biggest name in the flying car business, Terrafugia, which is nearing the culmination of a decade-long effort to build, drive, fly, market and, yes, <i>sell</i> flying cars to the dreamers who have always wanted them.<p>OK, the Terrafugia Transition is more of a …

Flying Car

Sri Lanka's China Dilemma

One year ago, Chinese Third World diplomacy was widely seen as being in crisis. Throughout Africa, Latin America and Asia, a growing number of emerging countries were expressing reluctance to be involved in relations with the Middle Kingdom based on its exploitation of their mineral resource …

France in new bid to nail fighter jet deal with India

Jean-Yves Le Drian will meet his counterpart Manohar Parrikar and other officials on Monday and Tuesday to prevent the sale's collapse ahead of an upcoming visit to Paris by India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi.<p>French company Dassault Aviation won the right in January 2012 to enter exclusive …

India

Wilderness Leadership—on the Job

Tori Murden McClure was the first woman to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean and the first American to ski overland to the South Pole. She has led expeditions up Mount Rainier and the Andes, and through Kenya and Alaska. She has law and divinity degrees and now serves as the president of Spalding …

The Discipline of Teams

Early in the 1980s, Bill Greenwood and a small band of rebel railroaders took on most of the top management of Burlington Northern and created a multibillion-dollar business in “piggybacking” rail services despite widespread resistance, even resentment, within the company. The Medical Products …