PRESIDENT-ELECT RYAN’S SECRET FORMULA FOR HAPPINESS IN LIFE … WAIT, WHAT?

Inspiration for graduation speeches comes from all sorts of lofty sources: historical figures, classic literature – even other graduation speeches. Few resonate beyond a given ceremony. Then there is the commencement address delivered by James E. Ryan to the 2016 graduates of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Ryan, dean of that school, was selected […]

Waves that drive global weather patterns finally explained, thanks to inspiration from bagel-shaped quantum matter

They are about as far apart as two things in science can be: a type of ocean wave that helps drive the El Niño climate cycle, and quantum materials that, thanks to a particularly strange bit of physics, have insulating interiors and conduct current along their surface. Yet, in a remarkable case of lateral thinking, […]

Ryanair is hiring 125 pilots to clean up its cancellations ‘mess’ — and could force 500 existing pilots to change holiday plans

Ryanair is hiring 125 pilots to avoid additional flight cancellations and could force 500 existing pilots to change holiday plans. According to Sky News, Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary said on Thursday that that the firm would recruit 125 pilots in the next week or two and increase pay for others. He also said the airline is […]

ZENDAYA: OPRAH WINFREY IS AN INSPIRATION

Zendaya has admitted she has an “obsession” with TV icon Oprah Winfrey, and insisted the global star feels like everyone’s “auntie” The Spider-Man: Homecoming actress has been inspired by the motivational legend, and explained that a big part of that is how she retains a “level of realness” despite the range and variety of the projects she takes […]

Rafael Nadal reveals inspiration to return from injury to reach world No1 after China Open

“I had some injuries, but good thing is I keep having the passion for the game and the love for what I am doing and the spirit of overcome tough situations in terms of physical issues,” Nadal said. “Of course, the spirit of improvement: every day when I wake up, going on court with the […]

Swiggy looks to hire COO for marketplace business, CEO for ‘cloud kitchen’ business

Online food delivery start-up Swiggy (Bundl Technologies Pvt. Ltd) is in talks to hire a new chief operating officer (COO) for its main marketplace business and is also in the process of building out a new “cloud kitchen” vertical for which it is expected to hire a new chief executive officer, according to three people […]

Are businesses becoming more responsible?

Indian businesses are sharpening their focus on responsible business practices, according to the 2017 Responsible Business Rankings of the top 200 companies by sales for 2015-16, and 20 other companies. The report, co-produced by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Udaipur, and business advisory Futurescape Netcoms, found that 26% more companies published business responsibility reports […]

Subrata Roy’s Aamby Valley auction sees just two bidders: What makes the luxury resort so expensive?

Sahara Group’s massive luxury resort town Aamby Valley, which has been put up for auction by the Supreme Court, has found just a couple of parties who have shown interest in the bid. There are many steps in the auction process, but the first step for the bidder is to submit the KYC details. Both […]

Typography: innovation or appropriation?

Typography: innovation or appropriation? Raghav Manchanda investigates the history and cultural significance behind typography in fashion, whereby specific fonts are used to convey a particular message Kylie Jenner shows off her ‘The Life Of Pablo’ tour merchandiseINSTAGRAM: KYLIEJENNER by Raghav Manchanda Thursday September 14 2017, 11:00am The forgotten hero of fashion, typography, is the style and appearance […]