Kunal Khanna

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Biomimicry = Return on Inspiration

By Janine Benyus<p>It seems so obvious now: Innovators are turning to nature for inspiration in building, chemistry, agriculture, energy, health, …

National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Winners: Best Photos 2017

A photograph of an erupting volcano hit by a bolt of lightning has earned Sergio Tapiro Velasco of Mexico the title of 2017 National Geographic …

The 24 best podcasts to make you smarter

Do you have time to kill, but a curiosity that just won’t be tamed? Head to these podcasts that will inform, educate and entertain.<p>There’s something for everyone in this list, recommended by BBC Future readers and our team. Whether you’re a regular listener or new to podcasts, we’ve set you up with …

What If We Could Deal With Landfills By Turning Them Into Clean Energy?

Using the FastOx Pathfinder, cities could transform their noxious heaps of trash into a solution to their carbon footprint.<p>While the world may be running short on certain key resources, including fresh water and rare metals like iridium, one resource is as abundant as ever: trash. The World Bank …

Sustainability

Announcing The Winners Of The 2017 World Changing Ideas Awards

Our 25 expert judges combed through more than 1,000 entries from around the world to find the most innovative ideas to make the world better.<p>Here they are: the winners of the first-ever World Changing Ideas Awards. We sifted through more than 1,000 truly impressive entries to find the ones our …

The Shut-In Economy

In the new world of on-demand everything, you’re either pampered, isolated royalty — or you’re a 21st century servant.<p><b>By Lauren Smiley</b><p><b>Angel the</b> …

Glossary for Good – 16 Models + Approaches for Organizations Doing Good - RoundPeg

By Alison Klein | March 10, 2015<p>Since the concept of corporate social responsibility first hit the scene in the 1960s, the idea that businesses …

Chadar, India: The end of the Ice Road – in pictures

Our project to document communities undergoing irreversible change took us to the frozen Zanskar river, which connects Ladakh and Zanskar in northern India.<p>Michał and I began our Before its Gone project at the start of 2017, with the aim of identifying, visiting and documenting locations and …

India

6 essential experiences in Kazakhstan

For centuries, Kazakhstan was closely tied to the Silk Road and acted as a bridge for the exchange of goods, people, and knowledge between Europe and …

Glaciers

What’s happening in Noord, Amsterdam’s up-and-coming hipster haven

Amsterdam, the bicycle capital of Europe, has a hidden secret: Noord, a short ferry ride away from the city, is quickly becoming its coolest new …

True north: A guide to Canada’s remote national parks

Canada has no shortage of natural places to visit – with nearly 50 national parks and reserves, there’s endless exploring to be done in our expansive …

National Parks

Artist Coaxes Plant Roots Into Geometric Patterns

Inspired by Charles Darwin's observation that plant roots don't just passively grow down, but actively navigate to seek moisture and nutrients, …

Photo

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25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago

This curated column is authored by Darius Foroux, Founder ofThe post 25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago appeared first on iamwire.

Self-improvement

Leading Change: Why Transformation Efforts Fail

Over the past decade, I have watched more than 100 companies try to remake themselves into significantly better competitors. They have included large organizations (Ford) and small ones (Landmark Communications), companies based in the United States (General Motors) and elsewhere (British Airways), …

5 New Travel Startups Giving Travelers Something Different With Alternative Accommodations

It’s summertime in much of the world and that means millions of travelers are looking to escape from their homes and find new ones while they’re …

Tourism

French châteaux: 10 princely stays at affordable prices

A château holiday needn’t cost a king’s ransom. These 10 sumptuous castles-turned-hotels across France won’t break the bank<p>This spectacular 15th-century château has been owned and run by the same family since the last century. Travel past golden sunflower fields and it emerges through a forested …

9 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever you wondered how certain people have gotten so successful? Sure you have. A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits. Here are nine habits that have helped …

Success

10 outrageous properties you can rent for your vacation

From a treehouse in the middle of Atlanta to a 4,000-square-foot pool property in Turks and Caicos, these are some of the world's most outrageous properties you can rent for your next vacation.<p>While most of these are considered luxury rental properties, the price tag on some may surprise you. …

Silicon Valley

Recap 2015: Ten startups that lost their way

A bunch of Indian entrepreneurs discovered the rough side of the fancied startup life in 2015. While these ventures showed a lot of promise, they …

Road Trip: California's Pacific Coast Highway

Travel<p>Strap in and get ready for an exhilarating driving experience along this twisting, cliff-hugging route.<p>An exhilarating driving experience, this twisting, cliff-hugging, 123-mile (198-kilometer) route along the central California coast takes about five hours to complete at a leisurely pace. …

California

Delhi's co-working culture offers a bright future for startups

Photograph: Def Col Social<p>The warehouse-chic work areas of Def Col Social.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/18/1439885988810/54a8e1a0-d531-4427-87f6-0709b8430678-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Def Col Social<p>The warehouse-chic work areas of Def Col …

How to Tackle Telluride’s Via Ferrata

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Telluride’s thrilling route traverses two miles of sheer cliffs and narrow ledges above this picture-perfect southwestern Colorado town.<p>Gaze up at the soaring cliffs above Telluride and you might imagine that only rock climbers with nerves of steel could scale the foreboding …

Illustrator Gediminas Pranckevicius aka GedoMenas

A collection of digital illustrations created by freelance illustrator Gediminas Pranckevicius aka GedoMenas.<p>Gediminas Pranckevicius was born in …

13 of the world's wildest frontiers

1. Russian Far East<p>Most Trans-Siberian travellers peel south on the Trans-Mongolian to Beijing, and a few continue east to Vladivostok. But there is …

30 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week. If you have startup tips or story suggestions, feel free to email us. …

Startups

20 of the world’s most remote homes, structures, and towns

Located on the island of Vágar in the Faroe Islands, this tiny village only became accessible by car in 2004. In 2012, Gásadalur had a population of …

Faroe Islands