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1800s toy factory finds new life as luxury home with its own race car shop: Cool Spaces

1800s toy factory finds new life as luxury home with its own race car shop: Cool Spaces

An 1878 toy factory has been given a new life as a luxurious residence, complete with its own race car shop and a 65-foot glass wall that overlooks a park. The converted Wolverine tin toy factory sits tucked away among other historic properties on the North Side of Pittsburgh, including department store magnate Edgar Kaufmann’s Romanesque-style townhouse next door. Brick sidewalks and street [...]

November 14, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on 1800s toy factory finds new life as luxury home with its own race car shop: Cool Spaces

It’s okay to feel blue. Here’s why you should stop fighting your emotions

It’s okay to feel blue. Here’s why you should stop fighting your emotions

At times, many of us experience mood swings and feel depressed to an extent. Turns out, to feel the sunshine, it’s important to embrace the cloudiness of your darker moods. According to a recent study, feeling bad about feeling bad can make you feel worse. The research from the University of California, Berkeley found that the pressure to [...]

August 17, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on It’s okay to feel blue. Here’s why you should stop fighting your emotions

For the University of Mumbai, at 160, it’s time to introspect

For the University of Mumbai, at 160, it’s time to introspect

A liberal education aims at the ‘making of men’, said Sir Raymond West, vice-chancellor of the University of Bombay, speaking in the convocation address in July 1882. “It [education] is not to be diverted into a process of manufacturing human tools wonderfully adroit in the exercise of some technical industry, but good for nothing else,” [...]

July 20, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on For the University of Mumbai, at 160, it’s time to introspect

Here’s the US FCC’s Plan to Undo Its Own Net Neutrality Rules

Here’s the US FCC’s Plan to Undo Its Own Net Neutrality Rules

Tech companies and Internet providers are poised for another dramatic showdown as the head of the Federal Communications Commission revealed a plan Wednesday for rolling back his predecessor’s rules mandating a free and open Internet. The proposal from FCC Chairman Ajit Pai marks the first step toward undoing a key decision of the Obama era, [...]

April 27, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Here’s the US FCC’s Plan to Undo Its Own Net Neutrality Rules

OPINION: It’s time the law caught up with technology

OPINION: It’s time the law caught up with technology

When James Madison drafted the first 10 amendments of the United States Constitution, known as the Bill of Rights, he had no idea how technology would shape American life or that a thing called the internet would change the way we communicate. However, Mr. Madison did know that the rights of the American people must [...]

February 19, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on OPINION: It’s time the law caught up with technology

Steve Bannon: News media should ‘keep its mouth shut and just listen’

Steve Bannon: News media should ‘keep its mouth shut and just listen’

Steve Bannon, the chief strategist and senior counselor to President Trump, said the press should be ashamed at how out of touch it is with the United States and just “listen for a while.” Bannon, who used to edit the far-right website Breitbart before heading Trump’s presidential campaign, delivered the contemptuous indictment of the news [...]

January 27, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Steve Bannon: News media should ‘keep its mouth shut and just listen’

The Guardian view on education: it’s not all in the genes

The Guardian view on education: it’s not all in the genes

  Human intelligence quite obviously has some genetic component. Genes do constrain our fate, as does luck, even if development matters more. The way that our capacities develop is profoundly influenced by the environment and by the social situation in which a child grows up. Genetic influence is not genetic determinism and the interplay between [...]

January 21, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on The Guardian view on education: it’s not all in the genes

Will BJP have the last laugh or AAP establish its presence in Goa?

Will BJP have the last laugh or AAP establish its presence in Goa?

The assembly elections for 40 seats in Goa will be held on February 4 and results will be announced on March 11. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) notched up a victory in the last assembly polls and removed the Congress from power. In 2017, the ruling BJP-MGP faces a challenge [...]

January 17, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Will BJP have the last laugh or AAP establish its presence in Goa?

China Sticks to Its Stand on Masood Azhar Despite NIA Chargesheet

China Sticks to Its Stand on Masood Azhar Despite NIA Chargesheet

Beijing: India’s move to charge sheet Masood Azhar in the Pathankot terror attack appears to have not made much impact on China as Beijing on Wednesday said any move by New Delhi to bring about a UN ban on the JeM chief must be in line with rules and procedures laid down by the Security [...]

December 21, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on China Sticks to Its Stand on Masood Azhar Despite NIA Chargesheet

Wipro splits its India-Middle East business in two

Wipro splits its India-Middle East business in two

Bengaluru: Wipro Ltd has split its India and Middle East business, which accounts for 10% of its revenue, into two separate divisions under new heads and merged one of the divisions focussed on automation platforms with the larger technology unit, as chief executive Abidali Neemuchwala looks to put the company back on the growth path. [...]

December 15, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Wipro splits its India-Middle East business in two

Arc Design triumphs with its art deco Wicklow home

Arc Design triumphs with its art deco Wicklow home

A Wicklow-based architecture firm has won a prestigious UK award for its design of a house in Greystones, Co Wicklow. Delgany-based Arc Design was shortlisted in two categories at the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) annual awards and won the overall Alan King Award for Streamline House. Arc was also commended in the technical [...]

November 24, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Arc Design triumphs with its art deco Wicklow home

A&E’s The Killing Season is only a so-so true crime series, but it’s a powerful social documentary

A&E’s The Killing Season is only a so-so true crime series, but it’s a powerful social documentary

If you set out to find a serial killer based primarily on the speculation of an amateur internet forum, you might get as far as tracking down a couple of leads, but you probably wouldn’t be able to dedicate your time, money, and energy to following those leads as far as you could go. And [...]

November 13, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on A&E’s The Killing Season is only a so-so true crime series, but it’s a powerful social documentary