In this video, Sara Lazar, a neuroscientist, explains with scientific evidence & brain scans how meditation actually changes the size of key regions of our brain, improving our memory and making us more empathetic, compassionate, and resilient under stress.Full details of the study here - Meditation experience is associated with increased cortical thicknessFor the current study, Read the full article [...] 1. Supporting Ambient Music
I like to listen to music when I work. Well, most of the times. Especially when I'm alone or at home. At work, I don't listen to music because I'm cautious of my attention and wouldn't want to bother others. People might want to talk to you and I don't want to turn them down, and I can't focus 100% on the music when there are people around you. But when alone, I let the Read the full article [...] This weekend just literally changed my world! Today I'm getting 30 friend requests every 10 mins, my Twitter is blowing up, I have a Time article, a Mashable and Times of India article on me and I'm only 23 !
"Seeds", the video from Google Glass team has already gone viral and crossed 1 Million+ hits within 3 days time (released on May 8th, 2014). I caught up with the Director of the movie Aneesh Read the full article [...] Flipkart is one of those few online stores in India that actually won people's trust at one time and contributed to making online shopping go mainstream (well..sorta) in India.If I'm not mistaken, after efforts from other (un-recallable) brands, Flipkart is the only online store that rid the social wave (web 3.0 if you may call it) and made it big, after their first book sale. Really big.Though, Read the full article [...] Just read this bit of news today in HT, where Priyanka Chopra made an interesting comment. (I don't know the full context of this conversation..but anyways..)"If art leads to crimes against women, historic sites like Ajanta-Ellora and literature like Vatsayana's Kamasutra must be banned, said actor Priyanka Chopra who believes cinema is an "art" too and it should not be blamed for the rising Read the full article [...] When celebrities started using Twitter (which was one of its scale strategies btw both in India and US), I saw the whole nation joining Twitter.
I would’ve believed all that celebrity crush, but apparently, it looks like at least some of the celebrities are faking it by buying ghost accounts on Twitter – a lame strategy that Twitter is yet to bust. (Facebook had busted pages that had fake Read the full article [...] When we think about Mahatma Gandhi, what comes to our mind is an iconic figure. An image that the world has seen, many times over. That of a smiling, saint like figure with virtues and wisdom in every word spoken. Mahatma is truly an inspiration to a generation, the world over.In this article, I’d like to bring to focus, some topics that came to my attention, on the life of Gandhi, the personality Read the full article [...] So, the new Google hummingbird algorithm is out (was, almost one month ago – Resource) and I decided to test it out.Here’s what happened.Apparently, Google can handle complex (more real life kind) search queries more effortlessly. Kinda cool, eh? Read the full article [...] Sounds too good to be true, but the idea, is real. Blueseed is creating the world’s most amazing startup community for entrepreneurs, on a cruise ship 12 nautical miles from the coast of San Francisco, in international waters. The location is unique that it allows startup entrepreneurs from anywhere in the world to launch or grow their companies near Silicon Valley, without the need for a U.S. Read the full article [...] All of us have come across that awkward situation where you handed over your phone to a stranger to take a group pic only to find out that it didn’t come out well.There’s an app that can help you fix this problem, easily.Groopic – This app makes it easy to take two pictures one with the photographer and one with not, and later stitching it together easily.I know, it sounds lame Read the full article [...]