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Health

Here are a number of simple exercises you can still do to strengthen your body. (Photo: Pixabay)

These exercises can help you tone your body in arthritis

These three exercises can help you strengthen your body.

Working out if someone is happy, angry or afraid, from the look on their face, is a skill we may take for granted. (Photo: Pixabay)

Magic mushrooms may treat depression without dulling emotions

Following treatment, patients reported feeling emotionally re-connected and accepting.

Consuming coconut oil daily cuts heart disease risk. (Photo: Pixabay)

Consuming coconut oil daily cuts heart disease risk

Here is what a new study has found.

Fashion

Dog a Porter, by the Milan brand Temellini, offers clothing custom-fit for different breeds. (Photo: AP)

Milan line offers canine couture for pampered pooches

Designer Giovanna Temellini says fashionable dog clothes aren’t just an indulgence.

 City based models sporting floral accessories.

Flower power

Floral hair accessories are trending on the fashion radar. Here are ways to get it right...

Aditi Rao Hydari stuns in this floral anarkali.

Flower got some power!

The floral print is back in vogue and it’s absolutely perfect if you’re looking to amp up your outfits with cold, winter nights setting in.

Switching from chemically laden products to natural skin/personal care products is the first and the most important step you can take. (Photo: Pixabay)

Here're some toxic ingredients one should avoid in their beauty products

The advertising works cleverly on our self body image issues and before we know it we have bought that expensive, lovely smelling cream.

Food

Being an Indian make, the rum is doing well all over the world and is considered one of the finest.

An ode to people’s rum

Kapil Mohan’s demise has had patrons paying rich tribute to Old Monk. Our expert talks about its evergreen popularity.

One of the four flavours available, Curry Crunch

Panetteria launches country’s first frozen bakery product line

The new ready to cook variants include Curry Crunch, Oriental Surprise, Peri Peri Munch and Thyme Roll.

One such place is Egg Factory in Kandivali known for its unique takes on this humble ingredient like egg sizzler, egg desi gravy, egg lollypop, roll gravy omelette, to name a few.

Ande ka funda

For every egg lover in existence, there is one elusive dish that has not been tried. But egg-specific eateries are shortening the quest.

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Jaipur to host gourmet food festival

The event is focused on promoting small entrepreneurs to bring their ideas and specialities forward.

Even if winemakers were open to switching to new varieties, researchers do not have enough data to say whether other varieties would be able to adapt to climate change.

Find out how climate change may transform taste of wines

Expert says scientists and vintners need to better understand the wide diversity of grapes and their adaptions to different climates.

Travel

Sagar Island: Devotees take holy dip at the sea shore of Gangasagar Island on Friday. Sadhus and devotees have gathered at Gangasagar for 'holy dip' on the occasion of Makar Sankranti festival. (Photo: PTI)

Over 20 lakh devotees take holy dip on Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti is the festival of kites.

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Here are the 12 best countries to live in around the world

Looking to relocate? Find out where to make your move.

We list places that could be you perfect getaway for this Christmas.

Wake up to the best views in Dubai this Christmas

Be it fronds of iconic Palm Jumeirah, towering Burj Khalifa, or sandy beaches, views from Dubai’s hotel rooms are impressive.

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Rising trend of 'bleisure' trips gives boost to travel industry

Among Indian destinations popular for bleisure trips are Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore as well as Kochi.

Art

 Wire artist Mohammad Rafiq with Nahid Dabeet.

Shaping Indo-Israeli artworks

Artists from India and Israel are collaborating at the ‘Dastkari Haat Craft Bazaar 2018’ to design unique artworks.

Sometimes these are in realistic approach and sometimes semi-realistic.

Paintings celebrate union between humans & nature

These works are a mix-bag of my imaginations that comes spontaneously while I get closer to my subject.

Body control is an element every keen dancer should master. Once you attain body control, you can add moves and broaden your choreographic choices.

Controlling the body while dancing

A dancer with good body control looks stronger in their footwork and knowledge of dance.

Illustrator Ruchi Shah is obsessive about filling her sketchbooks with every fleeting thought and is  fascinated by how organised chaos happily exists

A touch of visual humour

Her project Materialistic Mumbai, a set of postcards, was a step in showing her love for the city.

Hemalatha Venkatraman

For the love of Madras!

Hemalatha Venkatraman is travelling to historically significant places in Chennai and making mini sketches to create awareness.

Relationship

Apart from that kick-boxing, Zumba, and yoga, were also considered quite a turn-on, according to the survey. (Photo: Pixabay)

Find out the one word that may help you get more dates this V Day

Survey finds 65 per cent of online daters said that dating someone who exercises regularly is important.

Only 18 percent women said they climax with penetration alone (Photo: Pixabay)

Micropenises may be more stimulating than bigger penises

Experts suggest that the condition may help men focus more on other ways of stimulation like clitoral stimulation.

Stay focused on the main thing and give up inessential pursuits and people. (Representational image)

Minimalism, the key to happiness

Help and forget- Once you decide to help someone, help them to the best of your ability.

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Message your partner more!

A recent study claims that couples with similar texting habits are more happy with their relationship. We check if this holds true.

More Features

About 29 per cent of children aged between three and six spend more than half an hour online every day. (Photo: Pixabay)

One-third Chinese preschool children online: study

Parents are rarely aware of their children's internet activity.

Pictures showed the car on the back of a flatbed truck as it was handed over to the sultan (Photo: YouTube)

Malaysian sultan gets replica of car from 'Flintstones' for his birthday

It will take pride of place in a house he built in the coastal town of Mersing inspired by the Flintstone's home from the 1960s cartoon.

Virali Modi

I am a queen on this throne: Virali Modi

Disability activist Virali Modi was in Kochi recently as part of her #mytraintoo campaign.

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Even the eyelashes freeze: Russia sees minus 88.6 degrees F

Some media outlets published cold-weather selfies and stories about stunts in the extreme cold

According to doctors who wrote in the journal BMJ Case Reports the outcome could have been far worse – the explosive internal forces caused by holding his nose while sneezing could kill him

Man who tried to stop sneeze by holding his nose blasted hole through back of throat

According to experts, the explosive internal forces caused by holding his nose while sneezing could have killed the man.