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What Does a Data Scientist Do That a Traditional Data Analytics Team Can’t?

<i>In this special guest feature, Kumaran Ponnambalam of Transera provides his views on the distinction between traditional data analysts and the newer</i> …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

Posing To Perfection - 10 Crucial Steps To Pose A Model

As photographers we face challenges day in and day out, but one of the toughest facets of the job is posing our subject. Regardless of experience, …

Thai Chicken Burgers with Thai Pesto Recipe

<b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 Tbsp. fish sauce<p>1 Tbsp. soy sauce<p>1/4 tsp. salt<p>1 Tbsp. Thai Pesto Paste (recipe follows)For the chicken burgers:<p>1 pound lean, …

Recipes

15 Inspiring Books Every Leader Should Not Miss

The ideas and stories we read as leaders shape us. To improve your leadership, take the time to read these important books. You will learn from the …

Self-improvement

The 15 best hiking trails in the world

Looking for a fun, adventurous, and affordable summer vacation? Go take a hike -- literally!<p>Hiking is good way to see waterfalls, mountain peaks, and alpine meadows without spending a lot of money. And a hike isn't just something to do on a summer afternoon. There are many trails that are best …

Nat Geo Staff Picks: The Best of Montana

Montana’s beautiful national parks and charming small towns are more than enough reason to add the state to your next travel itinerary. Not sure where to start your tour of Big Sky Country? We’ve got you covered.<p><b>Here are a few of the National Geographic Travel team’s favorite spots in …

Travel Photography

25 words you’ll need to know in Hawaii

1. Obviously, Aloha<p>A hard-to-define catch-all word of good intentions and emotions, you’ll hear <i>aloha</i> everywhere. It’s commonly used as a greeting or …

Ice Cream

The 17 most sought-after beers in America

Some of these beers have huge, cult-like followings, with release parties and wait lines that queue up 24 hours in advance. And vintage bottles of the ones that age well can sell at auction for thousands of dollars.<p>We've rounded up the 17 most coveted craft beers in America, based on availability, …

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

Obama urges religious tolerance, human rights in India

President<p>Obamaurged support for religious tolerance and human rights in a speech Tuesday in New Delhi, drawing on the American experience and his own personal ones to soften a message with the potential to give offense to his Indian hosts, especially Prime MinisterNarendra Modi.<p>American society …

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Fiction Archives - Himal Southasian

A short story<p>A short story.<p>A short story<p>FICTION<p>FICTION | We were too much of what couldn’t be controlled.<p>A short story about the psychological cost …

Archives

7 Explorers Name The Most Beautiful Place They've Ever Seen

Looking for travel inspiration? We've been asking fascinating people -- Pulitzer Prize-winners, world champion athletes, entrepreneurs, artists, and more -- to share the greatest travel journeys of their lives.<p><b>New Guinea</b><p>Scientist and author Jared Diamond, who won the Pulitzer Prize for "Guns, …

Tahiti and French Polynesia on a budget

No, there's no need to remortgage the house to visit Tahiti & French Polynesia. Despite a reputation for opulence and exclusivity, it's perfectly possible to visit these dreamy islands on a limited budget – if you make the right decisions.<p>Affordable accommodation<p>Glossy brochures focus on …

French Polynesia

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #22

Changing Planet<p><b>“As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world – that is the myth of the atomic age – as in being able to remake ourselves.” Mahatma Gandhi</b><p>Earlier this month many of us, delighting in the tradition of fresh starts, aligned the 1st of January with …

How I Built a Custom Desk and Wire-Free Workspace for My Photo Editing

For years I’ve struggled with my workspace, I’ve had loads of different ones, from small ones in the corner of the living room in my old apartment to …

Woodworking

A Basic Guide To Cheap Outdoors Gear For Broke Adventurers

On a budget but still want to be comfortable and safe on your outdoors adventures? Here's a guide to what you need to spend money on, what you don't …

The Buddha taught that there can be no Lasting Happiness until this Belief is Given Up.

<i>We are honored to exclusively share with you, our dear readers, excerpts from Frank Berliner’s new book, which you can purchase here if so inspired.</i> …

Barbuda Is The Best Caribbean Island You're Not Going To

We like to think we're experts in relaxation and dreamy, beachy islands the world over. And we've seen some doozies. But let us just drop a new little nugget of knowledge on you that will hopefully blow your mind on this wintery day.<p><b>Barbuda is the best little Caribbean island you're not visiting.</b><p>In …

AI Has Arrived, and That Really Worries the World's Brightest Minds

On the first Sunday afternoon of 2015, Elon Musk took to the stage at a closed-door conference at a Puerto Rican resort to discuss an intelligence …

Project Ara: hands-on with Google’s latest modular smartphone prototype

This prototype is currently in what Google calls "Spiral 2," which is a second major milestone in what the company originally envisioned as a two-year process. The advancements in this one include planned support for 3G networks, along with the framework for a marketplace where users will be able …

Mobile Technology

The quest to see China’s extraordinary frozen fog

Exquisite, delicate rime forms only when conditions are just right – and its appearance can be fleeting.<p>I was on a mission – one that required me to wear four layers of warm clothes and a fleece balaclava. I was going to be braving temperatures below -20C for hours. My friend Cherry Li, who grew up …

The Internet of Things has four big data problems

The Internet of Things (IoT) has a data problem. Well, four data problems. Walking the halls of CES in Las Vegas last week, it’s abundantly clear …

Disputes damage hopes of rebuilding Afghanistan’s Bamiyan Buddhas

Photograph: Alex Masi/Corbis<p>International maintenance and restoration teams in Bamiyan have been criticised for their ‘endless’ and ‘pitiful’ …

Afghanistan

The World's Most Incredible Hotel Pools

The typical hotel pool might bring to mind images of rowdy kids, tiny towels and water all over the floor. Not exactly a relaxing experience--and swimming laps? Good luck.<p>It can be tough and expensive to find a hotel that will guarantee a quality swim, but avoiding the crowds (and that awful …

A next-gen battery to land in Hawaii, courtesy of Aquion Energy

A big next-generation battery will soon be hooked up to a solar system in Hawaii, providing a glimpse into the future of what is possible when it …

Clean Energy

10 extraordinary destinations you have probably never heard of

What To Do With The Most Boring Wall In Your House

Interior designers have long been entranced by the 18th-century French technique of curating a salon wall. How can you achieve the look? It's supremely simple: Pick a blank wall and map out a collage of framed artwork or objects. As you can see below, there is no right or wrong combination.<p>Interior …

Interior Design