Shishir Juvekar

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5 Fake-Productive Things You’re Doing That Are A Waste Of Time

You’re not as busy as you think you are. Chances are you’re wasting your time with these behaviors. Here’s how to reclaim your day.<p>Most of us want to squeeze more time out of each day. But once you’ve organized, listed, time-blocked and eliminated distractions, what else is there to do?<p>Plenty, says …

'This Is Really Extreme Science': Adrift in the Arctic Ice With a Shipload of Norwegians

A Norwegian research vessel has locked itself in the shrinking ice cap to gather data needed to predict the cap's future—and that of the planet.<p>R.V. <i>LANCE</i>, 82.6 Degrees North—Curious polar bears, venturing too close to working scientists, have had to be scared off with flares shot from a gun. …

Nuclear tourism: travels in the shadow of the atomic bomb

A few seconds after midday, a cry went up from the crowd at the Desert Inn.<p>It continued for several moments, a mixture of excitement and admiration which – as it hung in the air – seemed to mimic the very thing that had caused it. Some 65 miles to the north-west, the mushroom cloud billowed up, …

Florida by Water: Paddle Into the Wild

Travel<p>Florida's wilderness canoe and kayaking trails provide access to unspoiled areas: primeval forests, mangrove hammocks, and swamps and rivers teeming with life.<p>Florida's wilderness canoe and kayaking trails provide access to unspoiled areas: primeval forests, mangrove hammocks, and swamps and …

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Civil rights activist John Lewis visits Tim Cook at Apple HQ

Congressman John Lewis paid a visit to Tim Cook at Apple’s Cupertino campus today as part of the civil rights icon’s Northern California tour for his new book.<p>The Georgia lawmaker played a pivotal role in the bloody Selma march that’s back in the spotlight thanks to the its 50th anniversary and the …

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Pinterest removes Rand Paul's Hillary parody

A Hillary Clinton parody Pinterest page made by Sen. Rand Paul has been deleted by the website Tuesday.<p>The Washington Post first reported that the fake Pinterest page mocking the former secretary of state has been taken off of the website for violating Pinterest’s Acceptable Use policy.<p>Paul, a …

This Supreme Court Decision Could Encourage One Of The Worst Forms Of Racism

For the larger part of the 20th century, housing discrimination in the United States was overt and unambiguous. Racial segregation was largely the norm, and those who worked to preserve it were under little obligation, legal or social, to hide their intentions. At least it was easy to spot:<p><i>Across</i> …

Movement analytics key to unlocking big data revenue

INRIX has unveiled its new Population Analytics platform, with the platform using billions of anonymised and aggregated mobile network and GPS data …

Spotlight: Pocket Marketing Manager Simran Thadani

MagMaker / February 17, 2015<p>(Photo credit: Christopher Stark)<p><b>My name is</b> Simran Thadani, and I’m part of the team at Pocket. My work in Marketing …

This robot valet will park your car

In Germany, high tech has come to airport parking.<p>Last week, Düsseldorf airport (DUS) introduced robot valets to take the hassle out of parking for travelers.<p>SEE ALSO: 13 Robots Who Don't Know How to Robot<p>Travelers can leave their cars at the arrival level of the ParkingPLUS structure. As they …