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  1. Love fusion food? Try out this Chai Ghevar Tiramisu recipe

    03.23 / 15:56 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    Try out this fusion dessert recipe at home. All you need is a little patience. There’s chai (tea), there’s ghevar and then there’s the goodness of tiramisu all rolled into one. This king of a fusion dessert is unlike anything you will come across and you don’t even have to step into a five-star restaurant to enjoy it in all its glory. Getting it right might be the tricky part but it’s not impossi…
  2. Have you ever applied make-up with an egg? This blogger shows how to use boiled egg to apply foundation and it’s j

    03.23 / 15:45 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    After kitchen sponge and condoms, this egg blending method has taken social media by storm. (Source: Houseofsienna/ Instagram) Beauty experts often experiment with unconventional alternatives and surprise us with amazing make-up hacks. Finding the best make-up blender is one such hot topic among make-up artists and bloggers. Be it for its whopping price or for the fact that it absorbs too much of your be…
  3. This is the world’s biggest indoor skydiving centre and it’s simply out of this world

    03.23 / 13:47 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    Renowned skydiver Maja Kuczynska performing at the indoor skydiving centre in Milan. Skydiving newbies are in for a treat. On days when you simply don’t want to take the plunge a thousand feet below, this indoor skydiving centre is the best option. The adrenaline paradise houses a crystal cylinder measuring eight metres in height which is capable of duplicating the sensations experienced during a…
  4. ‘Sufism is neither austere nor does it dominate. It assimilates’

    03.23 / 12:55 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    Photograph of Ajmer Sharif from Reema Abbasi’s book Historic Temples in Pakistan: A Call to Conscience. FEW places exude the kind of syncretism that the Ajmer Sharif dargah does. Home to Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti, also known as Gharib Nawaz to thousands of devotees, the way spirituality collides with the sea of humanity here, often makes for an engaging narrative. Pakistani journalist and writer…
  5. Men! Hit the gym for better bone health

    03.23 / 12:00 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    You really need to do specific exercises to protect your bone health. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Engaging in weight-bearing exercises such as resistance training and various types of jumps can help men protect their bone health, suggests new research. One year of targeted exercise can decrease harmful sclerostin, a protein made in the bone, and increase IGF-1, a hormone associated with bone growth.…
  6. Fear of losing jobs to machines growing with rise of AI: Study

    03.23 / 11:47 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    If you’re afraid of losing your job to a robot, you’re not alone. This is a real concern among a substantial portion of the population. (Source: Thinkstock Images) While the rise in machine learning technology may be making people’s lives smarter and easier, it has conversely given rise to fear and anxiety among people about losing jobs to artificial intelligence (AI) devices, a study…
  7. Smartphone may help men test infertility at home

    03.23 / 11:34 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    The ability to bring point-of-care sperm testing to the consumer, or health facilities with limited resources, is a true game changer. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Researchers have developed a smartphone-based semen analyser that can help men test infertility in the privacy and comfort of their home, suggests new research. In tests, the researchers found that the easy-to-use smartphone app and accessory…
  8. From Oik to Apong: On a gastronomical journey in Arunachal Pradesh

    03.23 / 11:16 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    Locally grown rice — boiled with herbs — garden fresh vegetables and boiled fish caught from the streams regularly feature on the menu. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Starting with the locally-famous “achin pinam” (spiced rice) to smoked beef platters, or the “amin” made out of rice cake and chicken, every dish cooked in Arunachal Pradesh’s Basar town gives out a…
  9. Fashion is an extension of your personality: Athiya Shetty

    03.23 / 10:15 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    Athiya Shetty says she is not a fashion conscious person. (Source: Varinder Chawla) Actress Athiya Shetty, who has been lauded for her style statements many a times, says she is not a fashion conscious person and added that fashion is an extension of an individual’s personality. “I think fashion is an extension of your personality. While I like to have fun with clothes, I would not call…
  10. South Asian women more at risk of osteoporosis: Study

    03.23 / 10:03 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    Osteoclast cells in pre-menopausal South Asian women might be breaking down bones at a quicker rate than they are being reformed, making these women more susceptible to osteoporosis and fractures in later life. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Pre-menopausal women of South Asian origin might be more at risk of developing osteoporosis in later life, owing to higher levels of a by-product of bone resorption, a…
  11. Happy birthday, Kangana Ranaut: A look at her best looks of 2017 so far

    03.23 / 09:03 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    On her birthday this year, we list her best looks from 2017 that celebrates her nonchalance, grit and enigma the best. (Source: File Photo) Kangana Ranaut, who celebrates her 29th birthday on March 23 is not just a powerhouse of talent, but also an epitome of class and elegance. Just as much her career choices seem a reflection of her indomitable spirit, her fashion choices too — right from her formal d…
  12. Women’s sense of smell may influence social life

    03.23 / 08:46 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    Interestingly, the same association between olfactory function and social life was not found in older men. (Source: Thinkstock Images) If you are a women with a good sense of smell, you may have a thriving social life, as well as have improved overall mental and physical health, a study has showed. The findings, published in the journal Scientific Reports, showed that the decline in this olfactory…
  13. Did you know? Blind have enhanced hearing, smell, cognitive functions

    03.23 / 08:20 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    The researchers explained that understanding of brain rewiring connections will lead to more effective rehabilitation efforts that will enable blind individuals to better compensate for the absence of visual information. (Source: Thinkstock Images) A study finds that people who are born blind have heightened sense of hearing, smell and touch, suggesting that their brain “rewires” itself in…
  14. Pakistani artist’s Sci-Fi touch to everyday-life scenes are more than what meets the eye

    03.23 / 08:15 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    These artworks infused with Sci-FI touch is a beautiful representation of what Pakistan might look in some 50 or 70 years ahead. We all love to imagine what it’s going to be like living in the future and many a time, Sci-Fi films give shapes to such imaginations. But what exactly might change and what would remain intact? Have you thought about that? The changing landscapes of urban spaces with…
  15. South Asian women at higher risk of osteoporosis: study

    03.23 / 08:10 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    Osteoclast cells in pre-menopausal South Asian women might be breaking down bones at a quicker rate than they are being reformed, making these women more susceptible to osteoporosis and fractures in later life. (Source: Thinkstock Images) South Asian women may be more susceptible to osteoporosis and fractures in later life as they experience breakdown of bone tissues at a quicker rate, a…
  16. Heart of Darkness

    03.22 / 19:21 indianexpress.com Indianexpress.com - Life style
    Understanding Macbeth diverges from the text by William Shakespeare in exploring themes such as bipolarism in the leading protagonists. As news of the world became bleaker last year, a theatre director from West Bengal took his team to the jungles of Jhargram to find the darkness within themselves. The team of 40 stayed in a bungalow with one halogen lamp among them, and no script or director. “What e…