Author Archives: Loknath Das

A Proven 5-Step Process for Making Money Online With Blogging

While it might seem like everyone is making money online, that simply isn’t the truth. In fact, the amount of people that actually are making money online is quite a minimal percentage, and it’s just that the stories you do hear of success and quick money are more appealing and get spread around like wildfire. Here’s what you need to know. It’s ... Read More »

We Need to Humanize Education More Than We Need to Personalize Learning

Over the last ten years, my privilege has allowed me to participate in a number of educational arenas. I’ve co-founded both a charter school and an education technology company, and I provide consulting and coaching support to schools and leaders related to personalized learning. In any given week, I’m actively engaged in trying to deepen my own knowledge, support the ... Read More »

Health-care stocks plunge as uncertainty rises on Obamacare, Congress threatens action on drug prices

Health-care stocks were poised to end the week in the red Friday after lawmakers on Capitol Hill threatened to write new laws tightening control over the nation’s largest pharmacy benefit mangers to curb skyrocketing drug costs. The Trump administration’s legal challenge to former President Barack Obama’s signature health insurance law, the Affordable Care Act, and Sen. Bernie Sanders’ new “Medicare for All” bill ... Read More »

Acer’s new Predator Helios 700 gaming laptop has a transforming keyboard and trackpad

Acer just announced its latest gaming laptop, the Predator Helios 700. It looks like a larger version of the company’s Predator Helios 300 model, with an updated design. The keyboard and trackpad actually slide forward toward the user, and the trackpad tilts down to form a palm rest. The keyboard is obviously the star of the show here. Acer calls ... Read More »

Children’s mental health services ‘postcode lottery’

Spending on children’s mental health services – such as school counsellors and drop-in centres – has fallen in real terms in more than a third of areas in England, a report shows. The study, by the Children’s Commissioner, found spending had risen by 17% overall but many children faced a “postcode lottery” of provision. Anne Longfield said the figures were ... Read More »

Great moments in PC gaming: Breaking demos for extra play

Great moments in PC gaming are short, bite-sized celebrations of some of our favorite gaming memories. Long before the internet was a smorgasbord of free or near-as-free games, most of us only got something new for birthdays, Christmas, and the occasional convenient death of a family member around the launch of a new Ultima game. (Your mileage may vary on ... Read More »

EU to opt against health warning for suspected carcinogen

Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is found in a vast array of paints, plastics, pills and toothpastes. Photograph: Alamy A suspected carcinogen found in spray paints, sun creams and varnishes will not receive a cautionary health label, under European Union proposals seen by the Guardian. In what campaigners say is an unprecedented and potentially illegal step, the European commission has dropped a recommendation from ... Read More »

Share market update: Nifty Financial Services index up; Indiabulls Housing Fin rises 2%

NEW DELHI: The Nifty Financial Services index was up with its components trading on a mixed note in Thursday’s afternoon session. Shares of Indiabulls Housing Finance (up 2.03 per cent), Max Financial ServicesNSE 0.23 % (up 1.82 per cent), Housing Development Finance Corporation (up 1.73 per cent) and State Bank of India (up 0.62 per cent) were the top gainers in the ... Read More »

This $10 multi-use kitchen gadget is a strainer, scooper, and server all in one – and it helps reduce the clutter in my kitchen

In a small kitchen, every object needs to serve a deliberate purpose to earn its spot – if it’s multipurpose, that’s even better. When countertop and cabinet space is prime real estate, there’s no room for unused kitchen gadgets, too-large tools, or any other products that will create unnecessary clutter. The good news is that there are plenty of multipurpose products ... Read More »

Google Stadia can replace gaming hardware but several concerns remain

Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2019 gave hardware manufacturers a lot to think about with the advent of cloud-based gaming. Services like Google Stadia and Microsoft xCloud aren’t far from their final phase of development. And, the concept of cloud gaming has gone from future to near-future, with Google’s Stadia set for release later this year. At GDC 2019, Google showcased ... Read More »