Abhineet Kanodia

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Eating less meat isn’t just good for you, it could save the planet

The UK and US are reviewing their dietary guidelines – this is an opportunity to tackle climate change via people’s plates<p>The food writer Michael Pollan summed up how to eat healthily: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”<p>It is unlikely that when the British and American governments issue new …

Carbon Dioxide

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

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10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

New Zealand

15 Gorgeous Unseen Pictures From India By The Photojournalist Behind “Afghan Girl”

The man behind the famous "Afghan Girl" photo has released a new set of pictures of life in India, spanning three decades.<p>Thirty-seven pictures by American photographer Steve McCurry of everyday life in India are to go on display at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York in November, including many …

India

15 Unexpected Cities You Need To See (& Can Afford!)

There's far more to experience in Europe than its most popular (and most Instagrammed) cities. For every Paris or London, there is a yet undiscovered …

Why Single-Tasking Is Your Greatest Competitive Advantage (Plus 19 Ways To Actually Do It)

The science is in and the results are undeniably bleak:Multi-tasking is to your work what smoking is to your health. Trying to do more than one thing …

Productivity

Complex Questions About Life And Death, Explained In A Simple Animated Video

Kurzgesagt is a Munich-based studio of designers, artists, musicians, and scientists who create videos explaining complicated topics through simple animations. Founded in 2012 by Philipp Dettmer & Stephan Rether, Kurzgesagt–German for “in a nutshell”–has released about two dozen videos explaining …

Double amputee controls bionic arms with his mind

Prosthetic technology has made huge leaps in recent years, but the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is pushing it into <i>Six Million</i> …

Does Your Mind Wander? Here’s Why That Can Be Your Greatest Asset

Wandering minds are associated with creativity. Popular wisdom tells you to live in the moment.<p><i>Huh?</i><p>So is it better to be unfocused or focused?<p>Let’s …

Do dreams occur in slow motion?

When we dream, does time pass at a different pace? David Robson investigates.<p>When my alarm wakes me up, I’ll often hit the snooze button before returning to the warmth and safety of my duvet for another quick doze. But although what follows can seem like a short dream – perhaps a single …

Consciousness

A Highly Unusual Way To Encourage Recycling: Vending Machines That Also Feed Stray Dogs

Here’s a new way to get people to recycle: helping out animals who need food.<p>Recently installed in Istanbul, these recycling machines not only take people’s bottles. They also dispense dog food and water at the bottom. They’re from a local company called Pugedon, which offsets the cost of the chow …

Dog Food

This face-tracking projection is the craziest thing you'll see today

We've seen a whole bunch of projection-mapping videos, but this demo raises the bar, training the projection to recognize a model's face and follow her as she moves it. The result is basically real-life CGI — a real-time layer of animated light that's inseparable from the object itself. People say …

What If Schools Graded on Character?

http://www.youtube.com/embed/vABjErp-Nds<p>This won't be the first time you’ve heard that our conventional wisdom around child development and education …

Bentley's New SUV Will Be Its Best-Selling Model Ever

Bentley announced today that it has received the go-ahead from Volkswagen Group to begin making a SUV.<p>The vehicle, which will be sold as model-year 2016, will be the automaker’s fourth model and will be assembled at the company factory in Crewe, England.<p>Executives there have declined to give …

Giant’s Causeway | Northern Ireland (by Michael Breitung)

<b>Giant’s Causeway | Northern Ireland</b> (by Michael Breitung)

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Diehard design lovers leave nothing to chance when it comes to outfitting their kids and pets.<p>Aalto, and Rietveld, and Panton—oh my! With the Herzog & de Meuron–designed Schaudepot, the Vitra Design Museum showcases more...<p>Does the alphabet take on more meaning when it’s freed from the confines of …

Furniture Design

Wanted: Recreating Mug Shots Taken in the 1920s and 30s

Back in 2009, award-winning editorial art director and artist Mark Michaelson released his book <i>Least Wanted: A Century of American Mugshots</i>. In it he …

Cross Section Photos of Golf Balls Reveal the Diverse Beauty Within

Photographer James Friedman doesn’t play golf, but he had a collection of golf balls lying around. One day, he began to wonder what the guts of the …

“Angry Birds” Comes To The Kennedy Space Center

There are many reasons to visit the Kennedy Space Center. But if seeing rocket ships up close and learning from real astronauts what it’s like to be in space seems old hat, there’s now an exciting new exhibit that’s sure to engage and impress: <i>Angry Birds.</i><p>The 4,485-square-foot, seven-exhibit …

Space Exploration

Pointless deaths

AS PART of my work, I get a daily email from a charity, DrugScope, which collates a series of the most interesting stories in the international, …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

Splendid Landscapes Photography

The weekend is about to begin and it's time to check some super splendid photography, just for fun! I thought it would be great to share with you …