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Without a Doubt, the 9 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime Will Change Your Life

If you're a regular MyDomaine reader, you've no doubt noticed I've been watching a lot of documentaries lately. In the past few months, I've scrolled …

Love Stories

The Scientific Case for Two Spaces After a Period

A new study proves that half of people are correct. The other is also correct.<p>This is a time of much division. Families and communities are splintered by polarizing narratives. Outrage surrounds geopolitical discourse—so much so that anxiety often becomes a sort of white noise, making it …

Text-To-Speech

India has a new caste for native English speakers only

Sometime around 2012 or 2013, my daughters stopped speaking in Konkani, our mother tongue. It isn’t entirely clear what provoked it, perhaps it was a teacher at their Mumbai school encouraging students to speak more English at home. Or perhaps it was something else. It doesn’t matter.<p>What did …

India

Use the FI Formula to Find Out How Much You Need to Be Financially Independent

When we talk about saving money, we tend to leave out how much you actually <i>need</i> to save, since every situation is different. Here’s how to calculate …

To Clutter, With Reason and Love - ICD

<i>First published in a slightly modified form ‘the laws of Clutter’ in</i> Business Standard<i>, 27 August, in</i> Deep Design, <i>a fortnightly column by Itu</i> …

This is your brain on pot

Staci Gruber vividly remembers her first hit of marijuana, back when she was in college. It made her so paranoid, she locked herself in a bathroom. …

Chinese vendors carve out large chunk of Indian smartphone market

<i>This story was originally sent to professionals just like you in this morning's MOBILE INSIDER Newsletter by BI Intelligence, a subscription research service from Business Insider. Get 14 days risk free »</i><p>Chinese vendors' success in India can be attributed primarily to two factors.<p>Their disruptive …

Beautiful Photos of India's Culturally Rich Railroads

World traveling photographer Steve McCurry, who is probably best known for his <i>Afghan Girl</i> photo, shares a stunning set of images offering some insight on the commuting lifestyle of the people in India. The series, simply titled <i>Trains</i>, presents the life of Indian commuters and travelers, many of …

Reporting Positive News From Across India!

India

Artist Maude White Creates Intricate Scenes by Snipping Away at Paper

Maude White snips away tiny bits of paper to reveal incredibly intricate scenes. The artist, based in Buffalo, New York, brings imaginative animals and fanciful panoramas to life with her lacy, hand-cut designs. She calls her technique “paper carving.” Most of her creations are cut from plain white …

Madras Music Season

<b>Chennai Music Season</b> is an event hosted every December–January in the Chennai (formerly known as <i>Madras</i>) Tamil Nadu. Spanning some six weeks, a number …

How movies embraced Hinduism (without you even noticing)

Interstellar,Film,Culture,Star Wars: The Force Awakens,Hinduism,Religion,World news,Steve Jobs,Technology,Christopher Nolan<p>From Interstellar to Batman and Star Wars the venerable religion has been the driving philosophy behind many hit movies. Why?<p>Interstellar’s box office total is $622,932,412 and …

Quartz - India

12 Reasons Nepal Should Go On Your Vacation Bucket List

Just Kathmandu it.

These post-apocalypse images of Hong Kong are actually real photos

Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze has sent me his latest photographic series, titled <i>Wild Concrete.</i> It shows a singular Hong Kong phenomenon: trees and plants …

Hong Kong

Your Japan Photos

The word God is the product of human weakness

In January of 1954, just a year before his death, Albert Einstein wrote the following letter to philosopher Erik Gutkind after reading his book, …

The complete travel guide to Brazil's World Cup cities

Rio de Janeiro<p><b>State</b> Rio de Janeiro<p><b>The stadium</b> The Maracanã, which will host the 2014 final and six other World Cup matches, is the temple of Brazil's unofficial religion. Home to Rio's biggest club sides, Flamengo, Botafogo, Fluminense and Vasco de Gama, this is where footballing deities Pelé and …

Brazil World Cup 2014: travel guide for England fans

There are 12 World Cup stadiums across Brazil but today's announcement revealed that the England team will play its first matches in Manaus, Sao Paulo and Belo Horizonte.<p>The thousands of fans expected to travel to the contest will fly into either São Paulo or Rio de Janeiro and from there have to …

How To Stay Happy At Work When You Hate Your Job

But you don't have to give yourself up to the hopelessness. You can take control of the situation, take action and turn on that light at the end of the tunnel.<p><b>1. Become an optimist.</b> Make a couple of small attitude changes to get pointed in the right direction.<p>Realize that conditions could always be …

Machu Picchu: Diverse Perspectives

For most people, this view is the one most associated with Machu Picchu, the broad mountainous prominence dotted with ancient buildings, sharp peaks …

Lonely Planet travel destinations

Destinations in Africa<p>A<p>Algeria Angola<p>B<p>Benin Burundi Botswana Burkina Faso<p>C<p>Cameroon Cabo Verde Comoros Chad Côte d'Ivoire Central African Republic<p>D<p>Djibouti Democratic Republic of Congo<p>E<p>Eritrea Equatorial Guinea Ethiopia Egypt<p>G<p>Gabon Guinea Ghana Guinea-Bissau<p>K<p>Kenya<p>L<p>Libya Lesotho Liberia<p>M<p>Mali …

Africa

7 Scientific Secrets To A Happy Marriage

Here's the seven-point recipe for a happy marriage that she spells out:<p><b>1. Celebrate Good News</b><p>Turns out divorce isn't as much about increased negative things as it is about decreased positive things.<p>Via "For Better: How the Surprising Science of Happy Couples Can Help Your Marriage Succeed":<p>"We've …

What Kind Of Office Menace Are You? Find Out With Workwankers

A pair of creatives give names and delightful illustrated faces to some of your office’s biggest wankers.<p>You know that guy who craps all over every crazy idea that your group might generate with the eternal refrain, “it’s been done”? There’s a name for that guy: <i>The Idea Killer</i>. And your colleague …