• LIFE
    The Sandwich Poisoner Is Going Away for Life

    After a years-long tyrannical reign over his workplace’s communal fridge, Germany’s infamous lunch criminal will never again poison another one of his co-workers’ sandwiches. For years at a manufacturing business in the German town of Schloss Holte-Stukenbrock, people had been falling mysteriously ill. Therefore, when a man by the name of Klaus Radke discovered a […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Why Entrepreneurs Need To Move Away From FOMO

    The ‘Fear Of Missing Out’, mainly known by its acronym FOMO has become a much talked about behavioural phenomenon ever since social media has taken over our lives. The word itself became so popular that it was added to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2013! Until now, FOMO was a term that was applicable to […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    For VCs, Naspers-Citrus deal a reason to cheer, not get carried away

    Naspers arm PayU Global is buying online payments start-up Citrus Payment Solutions in a $130 million all-cash transaction. Photo: Bloomberg When South African Internet conglomerate Naspers Ltd announced its intent to acquire Citrus Payment Solutions Pvt. Ltd earlier this month, venture capitalists took to social media with rare abandon to talk up the deal. There […]

  • STARTUPS
    Uber gives helicopters to get away Sao Paulo gridlock

    The brand of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone over a reserved lane for taxis in Madrid.Photograph: Sergio Perez/Reuters Sao Paulo: For commuters who consider hovering above Sao Paulo’s infamous site visitors jams, trip-hailing app Uber is offering to make that daydream a reality, starting at around $20. Brazil’s biggest town on Monday became […]

  • NEWS
    Keeping elephants away in Karnataka – by cutting 10,000 hectares of teak trees

    The state forest department believes replacing teak trees with fruit trees in tiger sanctuaries will keep elephant herds away from human habitation. Karnataka’s forest department has come up with a rather bizarre solution to end the age-old conflict between humans and elephants. It plans to cut down 10,000 hectares of teak plantations in two tiger […]