Shravan Gambhir

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25 Things You Absolutely, Positively Have to Do in London

We've compiled a shortlist of the 25 distinctly London things that will ensure a perfect visit, whether it's your first trip or your 50th. Our picks mix the antique with the of-the-moment, the simple with the indulgent. May a bespoke suit and Vesper martini be in your future.<p>Sample the Best of …

England

77 Books That Changed My Life and 3 Recommendations to Read More Books

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Self-help

10 Thoughts Anxious People Have Throughout The Day

"Are they laughing at me?"<p>One of the <i>splendid blessings</i> (read: annoying symptoms) of anxiety is having to deal with rapid-fire thoughts that turn into constant worry. Sometimes these thoughts are warranted (“Did I leave the oven on?”), but often they’re totally unfounded (“Does my boss hate me?”) ― …

Prisoners crush Harvard’s debate team, and our ideas about criminals | The Star

Last month, a debate team of three inmates with violent criminal records defeated a team of three Harvard University undergraduates.<p>It sounds like an …

Harvard

Seven Books Every MBA Student Needs to Read

The MBA Startup Reading List<p>I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have spent my summer in Palo Alto, California, interning on the data science …

The Science of Sounding Smart

When you’re trying to convey the quality of your mind to your boss, or to a company that’s considering you for a job, your best ally may be your own voice.<p>Although some people may assume that their ideas and intellect would come across much better in written form, it turns out that using your voice …

Tribal peoples' rights photography competition: the winners in pictures - Telegraph

Plantations

A financial planner says the best strategy to grow your wealth is something you can start doing today

According to certified financial planner Neal Frankle, the best thing you can do to increase your net worth is something anyone can do — and something anyone can start doing today.<p>"The absolute best advice I can provide for anyone who wants to start growing their net worth is to automate their …

The modern gentleman's guide to air travel

From the laws of the armrest to the unofficial dress code, here are a few things every guy should know before stepping onto a plane.<p>Sure, plenty of people imbibe in the airport and on the plane, but this is not a night on the town. You're traveling — there's absolutely no reason to overdo it.<p>Plus, …

How Your To-Do List is Killing Your Productivity

If you’re anything like me, your to-do list is a mix of meaningless words (I’m not quite sure what I meant by a task simply labeled, “pinball”) and …

The 10 Things In Economics That Everybody Should Know

Balaji Viswanathan, CEO of ZingFin.com, has written a great post on Quora, going over the 10 concepts - plus two bonus insights - that everybody should know.<p>It's a very good overview that runs through key definitions, concepts, and theories.<p><i>We thank Viswanathan for giving us permission to feature</i> …

9 stupid mistakes entrepreneurs make, according to a guy who started 20 businesses and failed at 17 of them

<b>A) IGNORING THE "SIX MONTH RULE"</b><p>I was on the board of a business where we all got the financials for that month and realized that the company had six months of cash in the bank.<p>I called the CEO. He said, "no problem. We have six months. I'll raise money a long time before then and we have some big …

5 movies that got 3D right

<b><br>1. Gravity</b> (Alfonso Cuarón, 2013)<p>Bodies moving through space is literally the entire point of Alfonso Cuarón’s awe-inspiring survival thriller, so to shoot it in three dimensions must have been a no-brainer. In its perfectly plotted sinuous long takes (the opening shot is 17 minutes long), …

James Cameron

5 TED Talks That Will Help You Understand--and Improve--Your Brain | Inc.com

Without it you couldn’t keep breathing, let alone reading this column. Yet how often do you think about your own brain–how it works, what it needs, and how it could work better? Your brain is both the most important and least understood organ in your whole body. But in these fascinating TED Talks, …

TED Talks

The Delicious Secret Behind Your Favorite Whiskey: The Best Spirits from MGP

Midwest Grain Products has long been one of the liquor industry's best kept secrets. This Indiana-based distillery sells its spirits to dozens of brands—many of which are highly regarded by the whiskey hipsterati and general public alike—who then bottle it and sell it as their own. The practice was …

This guy traveled to every country in the world before turning 40 — here are the countries he thinks everyone should visit

So when people ask him which country was his favorite, he has a hard time picking just one.<p>But there are 12 countries he thinks everyone should visit at some point in their lives.<p>Keep scrolling to see what those countries are, and why he thinks they're worth visiting.

Oliver Stone: Forget ISIS, America Is The Real Threat To The World

<b>Many people thought Oliver Stone’s days of rankling the establishment were over. Many people were wrong.</b> His 2012 book and TV series, <i>The Untold</i> …

The 22 books you should read before you quit your job to start a business

I was recently visited by a good friend I went to university with.<p>He's still in the field of architecture, and it was the first time we'd seen each other since I'd given up on the industry in favor of entrepreneurship.<p>During his visit we talked a lot about the Architecture industry as a whole, our …

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

Personal Finance

Narendra Modi endorses Britain paying damages to India for colonial rule

Narendra Modi, the Indian prime minister, has praised an opposition politician who called for Britain to make reparations to India for the damage done during 200 years of colonial rule in a speech at Oxford University.<p>A video clip of Shashi Tharoor, an author and well-known parliamentarian from the …

India

Portraits of the Disappearing Tribes of the World

Photographer Jimmy Nelson spent three years between 2010 and 2013 visiting some of the indigenous cultures found in the furthest corners of our …

Why Elon Musk's Hyperloop may be built overseas before it comes to the US

But his futuristic tube travel vision will likely be built far from California first.<p>While a few US companies are currently working on building smaller-scale Hyperloop systems, a track that stretches hundreds of miles and can reach supersonic speeds is more likely to take off first in a developing …

Where Does Money Go In A Recession?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: Where does the money go in a recession?</i><p><i>Answer by Geoffrey Widdison, Engineer, on Quora</i><p>Here’s the thing about money: money isn’t real.<p>And I’m not saying that from a hippie, anti-materialist, counter culture perspective, I mean money is a purely theoretical …

Housing Market

4 Books That Will Make You Happy And Successful

<b>What is the good life?</b><p>That’s the primary question I’m trying to answer with this blog.<p>Shortcuts and lifehacks are great. Surprising trivia is nice. …

In Case You Don't Know What Great Teaching Looks Like

I recently attended the 21st Century Children's Nonfiction Conference where the conversation encompassed all things nonfiction from writing it to publishing it to teaching it. What interested me most was what I knew least. How can gifted teachers use nonfiction in the classroom?<p>Dr. Myra Zarnowski …

Our tolerance for other cultures is at once our strength and weakness

The very idea of Britain is itself in jeopardy, because we do not have a clear idea of what we are defending<p>The prime minister was at his most impassioned in response to the atrocity that had cost the lives of so many British people. “We will not be terrorised and we will hold true to the British …

Microsoft is launching a site to help teachers master 'Minecraft'

<i>Minecraft</i> has proven to be an invaluable tool for educators and students. Not only is the game popular with children and adults, but its open, customisable nature means it can be used for all sorts of different purposes. Like learning to code, understanding Britain's geography and reimagining …

Minecraft

Illustration: Sam Chelton<p><b>Part 1</b>: steps one to five<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/26/1435335128360/a75ec198-1866-4589-8cca-996d92a70c21-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Illustration: Sam Chelton<p><b>Part 1</b>: steps one to …

Urbanization

5 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families in the Caribbean

Whether you're a family of three or of five, with toddlers or with teens, these five best Caribbean all-inclusive resorts promise carefree good times in a natural paradise with unbridled fun under the sun for the whole family. Above and beyond delicious cuisine and decadent spa treatments, each of …