Tuhina Das

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27 must-have travel apps for every step of your journey

Travel is one of the industries that has completely transformed by the smartphone evolution and as a result, there is an abundance of ingenious apps designed to make your trips easy to plan, cheaper, well-informed and more enjoyable.<p>Short of literally packing your bags and rooting out your …

What life is like in the Norwegian city where the sun doesn't rise or set 4 months out of year

Then the days get progressively longer until the Midnight Sun period, from May to July, when it never sets. After the midnight sun, the days get shorter and shorter again until the Polar Night, and the yearly cycle repeats.<p>So, perhaps understandably, many people had a hard time relating when I told …

Why I love the world: Mario Batali

The award-winning chef and TV host dishes on his favourite places to wander – and how travelling changed him.<p>Mario Batali is best known for his award-winning restaurants, his popular US food show The Chew and his trademark, can’t-miss footwear: bright orange Crocs. But the 54-year-old chef is also …

What’s the most we can remember?

People with extraordinary memory talents suggest that your mind may be capable of retaining more than you think, says Adam Hadhazy.<p>Unlike digital cameras with full memory cards that cannot snap any more pictures, our brains never seem to run out of room. Yet it defies logic that one adult human …

Homestays: The Joys of Exchange

I’ve only just begun to settle into my room in the Ecuadorian village of Tunibamba when I hear a quiet knock on the door.<p>My host mother for the week—a middle-aged woman named Carmen Taya with glowing brown eyes and long black hair pulled back into a braid—stands outside in full traditional Kichwa …

The Many Causes of America’s Decline in Crime

A new report finds that locking up more offenders isn't making people any safer—and may even be counterproductive.<p>The dramatic rise of incarceration and the precipitous fall in crime have shaped the landscape of American criminal justice over the last two decades. Both have been unprecedented. Many …

Crime

30 Romantic Movies To Stream This Month

It's February, and you know what that means. Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and it may seem like all anyone is talking about is love, …

Entertainment

Why Americans Don’t Read Foreign Fiction

When French writer Patrick Modiano won the Nobel Prize in 2014, many Americans turned to each other and asked, “Who?” Why are foreign authors so …