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Life, More features, 02 Nov 2017

'Fake news' named as word of the year for 2017

Defined as “false, often sensational, information disseminated under the guise of news reporting”, fake news takes over from Brexit.

02 Nov 2017 8:36 PM

KFC releases soaps that smell like fried chicken in Japan

The new drumstick-shaped bath bomb smells of 11 secret herbs and spices.

02 Nov 2017 4:56 PM

Alcohol ups the chances of a person getting addicted to cocaine

Researchers evaluate rats that were given alcohol 10 days prior to having cocaine, those exposed show addictive behaviour.

02 Nov 2017 4:28 PM

12-year-old shocked to find needle in chocolate bar his brother got while trick or treating

The boy reported the incident to the school bus driver who called police so that other parents could be warned.

02 Nov 2017 4:21 PM

Contestants turn Miss Peru pageant into protest

Instead of giving their bust, waist and hip size, the contestants took turns reciting a litany of shocking facts about violence in Peru.

02 Nov 2017 3:50 PM


Pope admits to snoozing while praying

The pontiff values his sleep and is tucked up in bed each night by 9pm.

02 Nov 2017 3:33 PM

A shrine where liquor is offered to the deity

The temple, built some four decades back away in a corner of a crematorium, witnessed a steady stream of devotees earlier this week.

02 Nov 2017 2:02 PM

Hawaii man ordered to write 144 compliments for ex-girlfriend

"You probably shouldn't get a phone, period. I hope she changed her number." 

02 Nov 2017 1:31 PM

The Undertaker had once almost kidnapped a porn star

The Phenom had saved porn legend Jenna but had then told her that he would take her away with him.

02 Nov 2017 1:18 PM

When ‘She’ talks about ‘He’

Astha has always followed her heart’s desire, and so for her being an artist is an expression of love, emotion and relationships.

02 Nov 2017 6:41 AM


Bouldering their way up

With sport climbing set to make its debut at the Olympic Games in 2020, we spoke to a few climbers from the city to know more about bouldering.

02 Nov 2017 6:30 AM

Of iconic footprints

Hollywood’s business has been built with strong values and rock solid integrity.

02 Nov 2017 5:47 AM

Memoirs in moderation

Celebrity stories need to be told, but is India really ready for candid?

02 Nov 2017 5:41 AM

Health gets an artsy boost

Mumbai Mobile Creche, which has been working towards the upliftment of children of daily wage labourers, is now hosting a two-day exhibition.

02 Nov 2017 5:09 AM

‘Forty’fied in immense belief

This Marwari bahu who took to the mystic sciences and carved a niche for herself was also second runner-up at the Mrs Universe Pageant in London.

02 Nov 2017 5:08 AM


Significance of fire

One of the first discoveries of man, the ever-eluding fire holds a lot of significance in each culture and is associated with wisdom and divinity.

02 Nov 2017 12:35 AM