Swaraj Nanda

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Adastra - Super yacht

<b>By Shuttleworth Yacht Design</b><p>iPad-controlled luxury yacht Adastra<p>The capacity for guests is a total of 9, while 5 crew members can also cruise along. …

8 Memorable Rejection Letters

These letters may not have contained the responses the candidates were hoping for, but a memorable rejection is better than a cold form letter from …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

Time Management

12 Scientifically Proven Methods To Boost Productivity

We know what you’re thinking. “Yeah, yeah… Heard them a million times before! What’s new?”<p>Well, we’re not talking about taking that magic shot pill …

U.S. Navy Ready to Deploy Laser Weapon Prototype

The U.S. Navy is getting ready to deploy a prototype laser weapon technology reminiscent of something you would expect to see in a Star Wars …

Oil Tanker Sinks in Gulf of Thailand

An oil tanker carrying upwards of 60,000 liters of oil sludge sank in the Gulf of Thailand today according to the Thai News Agency.<p>Surachai …

U.S. Navy JHSV to Get Electromagnetic Rail Gun

Railguns and the electrical theory that allows them to work has been understood for almost 100 years, but in order to hurl a projectile at hypersonic …

Happy Birthday, Standard Time: How the Railroads Gave Us Time Zones

Our internal time, distorted as it is, may dictate a great deal of our lives, but it is external time — the scientific and cultural conventions of timekeeping — that anchors the rhythms of society. One of those most central timekeeping anchors was born on March 19, 1918, when the United States …

The Evolutionary Mystery of Left-Handedness and What It Reveals About How the Brain Works

<i>“Sahara is too little price / to pay for thy Right hand,”</i> Emily Dickinson wrote in a poem. <i>“The right hand = the hand that is aggressive, the hand that masturbates,”</i> Susan Sontag pondered in her diary in 1964. <i>“Therefore, to prefer the left hand! … To romanticize it, to sentimentalize it!”</i> The human …

Neurocomic: A Graphic Novel About How the Brain Works

Scientists are only just beginning to understand how the brain works — from what transpires in it while we sleep to how to optimize its memory to what love does to it to how music affects it — and the rest of us fall somewhere on the spectrum between fascinated and confused when it comes to the …

The Adulterous Society: How John Updike Made Suburban Sex Sexy

John Updike (March 18, 1932–January 27, 2009) wasn’t merely the recipient of two Pulitzer Prizes and a National Humanities medal, among a wealth of other awards. He had a mind that could ponder the origin of the universe, a heart that could eulogize a dog with such beautiful bittersweetness, and a …

Simian Mobile Disco & Roman Flugel - Hachinoko

Disco

Nicky Blitz - Alex (Amtrac Remix)