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Sharp design

Bianca (L)  and Hetal (R)

Hetal Ajmera and Bianca D’sa have won rave reviews for their work at the studio sharpener inc. they tell us of their many inspirations and also about being ‘designers by design’

Difference between psychopath & a sociopath


Psychopath and sociopath are popular psychology terms to describe violent monsters. Think Hannibal Lecter in Silence of the Lambs, Norman Bates in Psycho and Annie Wilkes in Misery.

Speakers for Malhar Conclave announced

Malhar 2015 team with Harsha Bhogle

The much awaited list of speakers for the Conclave of the city’s biggest college festival, Malhar, was announced at the St. Xavier’s College on Friday afternoon.

Anxiety makes you clean obsessively

Courteney Cox’s character Monica in Friends is obsessed about cleaning

Being in an anxious, stressful situation may make people less slovenly. A new study in the journal Current Biology finds a link between temporary anxiety and obsessive cleaning.

While reading, we see words as pictures


As your eyes scan these words, your brain seems to derive their meaning instantaneously. How are we able to recognise and interpret marks on a page so rapidly?

Flaunt your ugly scars

A picture of a tattoo uploaded by a young girl

This Twitter-driven movement aimed at body positivity has been trending big time as women are flaunting their scar marks

Awa of the jaw

Hugh Jackman

Here’s why more and more men are looking to undergo jawline correction

Cancer deaths falling steadily


Kids show victory signs during an event for children undergoing cancer treatment in New Delhi on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)

As world improves treatment and care, latest data shows promising outlook for those diagnosed with the disease

Search engine plants trees and finds results

Representational image

Some people prefer Google when exploring the Web. Some like Yahoo or Bing.

Sweet and Spicy pickle

Author Kaveri Ponnapa shares her favourite Coorg green mango pickle recipe

10-12 medium sized green mangoes cut into chunky pieces, with skin

Lately, I have been feeling that I am part of a dwindling minority that has the ability to differentiate between colours since most people in my city, Mumbai, seem rather deficient in this regard.

Nineteen-year-old Naina was made to take the place of her mother who had died of tuberculosis in 2004.