Mongabay at 20: Two decades of news and inspiration from nature’s frontline (commentary)

Nearly 25 years ago, I had an experience that dramatically altered my life’s course, and ultimately inspired me to establish Mongabay, which with more than 4 million monthly readers is now one of the world’s most widely read conservation news publications. When I was in high school, I had the great fortune to visit a […]

The Batman Arkham trilogy is now free to download from the Epic Games Store

From now until September 26th, you can grab six Batman games for free on the Epic Games Store. These include Rocksteady’s three Batman Arkham games, as well as three Lego Batman games from Traveller’s Tales. To get your hands on the games, just log into the Epic Games Store and claim them free of charge. Of the six, […]

“Smart Skin” Takes Inspiration From Chameleons

Some creatures, such as chameleons and neon tetra fish, can alter their colors to camouflage themselves, attract a mate or intimidate predators. Scientists have tried to replicate these abilities to make artificial “smart skins,” but so far the materials haven’t been robust. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Nano have taken a page from the chameleon’s […]

From imagination to inspiration: how user engagement builds deeper customer connections

Launched in 2014, PhotoSparks is a weekly feature from YourStory, with photographs that celebrate the spirit of creativity and innovation. In the earlier 375 posts, we featured an art festival, cartoon gallery. world music festival, telecom expo, millets fair, climate change expo, wildlife conference, startup festival, Diwali rangoli, and jazz festival. With over 4,500 paintings and sculptures in its collection, Kunsthaus Zurich is one of Switzerland’s major art galleries. There are also […]

Krishna Janmashtami 2019: 10 Inspirational Quotes from Bhagavad Gita

Krishna Janmashtami celebrates the divine birth of Lord Krishna. Raised in Vrindavan, he would in his early youth save Earth and its inhabitants from the evils of his maternal uncle King Kansa and subsequently become a pivotal character in the Hindu epic Mahabharata. Standing at the brink of the Kurukshetra war between the righteous Pandavas […]

Ace Fashion Designer Anita Dongre Finds Her Inspiration From Strong Women

Fashion designer Anita Dongre says she has faced numerous challenges throughout her career, but she always found inspiration in the strength of women around her. Her label AND has launched videos of women and their inspiring stories of overcoming challenges through their initiative ‘ANDiRISE’. “Having faced a number of challenges throughout my career, I have […]

Raising money from IFCI for your business: A guide to approach the lender

Besides offering business hand-holding, IFCI, the country’s oldest financial institution, offers several Government-supported funding avenues for deserving Indian MSMEs, says Emandi Sankara Rao, MD & CEO, IFCI Ltd. Elaborating on the process of approaching IFCI for funding, Rao says that the IFCI venture capital fund and IFCI Factors Ltd are the two subsidiaries that are focused solely on […]

Tottenham Took Inspiration from Liverpool Comeback for Champions League Masterclass

Amsterdam: Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen said they threw tactics out the window and relied on grit and heart to come back from 3-0 down on aggregate to beat Ajax Amsterdam on away goals and reach the Champions League final on Wednesday. Having lost the first leg in London 1-0, Tottenham got off to the worst possible start […]