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Listicle: 10 animals that landed up in unexpected places on the planet

Camels, penguins, chitals, mongooses, pythons, hippos, raccoon dogs, wallabies, pelicans, and parrots - unique animals thriving in unexpected places

Camels served as colonial exploration assistants in the 19th century in Australia. (ADOBE STOCK)
Updated on Jun 07, 2024 04:34 PM IST

Partners in crime: The women detective buddies we’re cheering for

What’s better than a woman detective? A team of two. New shows and films are making the most of the partnership, giving crime drama and comedy an edge

Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s women detectives Rosa and Amy solve their best cases without the men butting in.
Published on May 17, 2024 01:48 PM IST

Listicle: 10 haircuts that defined the look of the time

Some hairstyles make headlines. Some make careers. Some make for a history lesson. Here are 10 styles that immediately recall the era they rocked

To be a young woman in the 1990s is to have spent hours with a hair dryer and round brush, trying to look like Rachel from Friends.
Updated on Apr 26, 2024 05:00 PM IST

Listicle: 10 on-screen superdads we can’t help but love

Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy in Modern Family, a devoted dad with dad jokes, ill-advised inputs, and a love for magic tricks, often outshining the rest.

Phil Dunphy is often clueless, but never controlling, the safe parent and the fun one.
Updated on Apr 12, 2024 06:21 PM IST

Protect your interests: Why a hobby shouldn’t turn into a business

Hobbies are meant to be fun. Why suck the fun out of them by throwing in a commercial angle? A plea in three parts

Communication designer Maitreyee Datar has been crocheting since she picked it up nearly a decade ago.
Updated on Apr 05, 2024 04:53 PM IST

Listicle: 10 things you won’t believe people paid high prices for

Luxury brands selling absurd items at exorbitant prices: Prada's $2,495 tote, Hermes's $126 envelope, Balenciaga's $1,790 trash bag pouch, & more

Prada’s Camouflage Saffiano Tote costs $2,495.
Updated on Feb 23, 2024 05:17 PM IST

Don’t swipe, just swoon. Love is going old-school

No hook-ups, no apps, no ghosting, no DMs. Three couples who found love offline share their IRL meet-cute stories

Hannah Grace fell in love with V Edison, her best friend’s boyfriend’s best friend, bypassing dating apps.
Updated on Feb 09, 2024 05:27 PM IST

Is it stress o’clock again? How to manage time better

If time management is a constant worry, don’t freeze, don’t panic. These hacks will keep you ticking

Time stress is easy to tackle so long as you identify the problem early. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Feb 02, 2024 04:04 PM IST

Listicle: 10 foreign celebs who rocked the Indian sari

Supermodels and stars like Gigi Hadid, Zendaya, Naomi Campbell, Oprah Winfrey, Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton have all donned stunning saris in India

Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla dressed supermodel Gigi Hadid in an ivory chikankari sari last year.
Updated on Jan 19, 2024 04:27 PM IST

Weave changed! Meet two designers who are giving tradition a sexy makeover

Kashmiri motifs on capes, kanjivaram in linen, kalamkari on wool. Two design houses are giving tradition a chic spin

Taroob’s Mughal Darbar shawl incorporates kalamkari on wool.
Updated on Jan 19, 2024 04:20 PM IST

Do we need #MainCharacterEnergy all the time?

We can’t all have main character energy all the time. Some of us are fab sidekicks. Some moments call for stepping back. And some may just be narcissists

Elle Woods embraces her #MainCharacterEnergy in Legally Blonde in 2001.
Updated on Dec 29, 2023 03:38 PM IST

Nepo-connection issues: Why famous parents aren’t always a win

Don’t hate on nepo babies. They play the hand they were dealt. And life’s no kinder when your folks are famous

Agastya Nanda, Suhana Khan and Khushi Kapoor debut in The Archies (2023). All three come from film families. (Netflix)
Updated on Dec 15, 2023 04:11 PM IST

They twinkle, but they trip: Why putting celebs on a pedestal is a bad idea

Put any celebrity on a pedestal, and they’ll eventually start to wobble. Can fans really separate bad behaviour from being human?

In 2022, fans cancelled Ned Fulmer (far left) of the Try Guys, after he had an affair with an associate producer. He was fired too.
Updated on Nov 17, 2023 03:28 PM IST

Listicle: 10 signs you’re really Gen-Z on the inside

Who cares how old you are. If the hair parts in the middle, if the jumper is oversized, if labels are eww, you’ve got Gen-Z energy

If you avoid putting a label on your relationships, you may just have Gen-Z energy.
Updated on Nov 10, 2023 06:38 PM IST

Listicle: 10 shows and movies that serve serious fashion goals

Viral brides, dapper dons, showstopper vamps. These 10 movies and shows, like Ginny & Georgia, Pathaan and The Night Manager, offer serious fashion inspiration

The ladies on The Bold Type are always dressed to suit their characters perfectly, each offering different, unique style inspo.
Updated on Oct 20, 2023 04:00 PM IST

Flats, layers, sunglasses: How to style your airport look like a celebrity

Celebrities have mastered the art of putting together stylish airport looks. Here's how you can too

Priyanka Chopra Jonas keeps her airport look simple, adopting trends, but in light, uncrushable fabric. (Getty Images)
Updated on Oct 13, 2023 03:48 PM IST

Listicle: 10 rom-com clichés we love to love

Hey Cupid, we found your bag of tricks. Here are 10 of our fav boy-meets-girl tropes from books, shows and films

Fake dating is hard but it sure is fun to watch it play out on-screen.
Updated on Sep 29, 2023 03:57 PM IST

Fashion v/s fad: Why a microtrend is a waste of time and money

Some styles last for years. Some barely survive a season. Here’s how to avoid the flash and pick true winners

Pastels were all over the place in the run-up to the Barbie movie.
Updated on Sep 15, 2023 04:11 PM IST

Wedding unending: How knot to go overboard with Indian shaadis

The Indian wedding is bigger and fatter than ever. It doesn’t have to be. But who’s gonna tell their folks?

Save the rituals for close friends and family. Only the reception party should have the big crowd. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Sep 01, 2023 04:12 PM IST

Cheat sheet: How to ace any job interview, and tackle tough questions

Everyone’s got glowing resumes. But job interviews rattle everyone. We brought in the experts to explain what they’re looking for when they pose tough questions

When asked about yourself, don’t repeat what is on your resume. The company wants to get to know you as a person, so being upfront and honest is key. Articulate your experiences with examples. (Illustrations by Malay Karmakar)
Updated on Aug 11, 2023 08:04 PM IST

The final letdown: These 10 series had the most disappointing endings

TV shows with disappointing endings: Gossip Girl, Lost, Dexter, Gilmore Girls, 13 Reasons Why, Pretty Little Liars, Supernatural, Two and a Half Men

How I Met Your Mother ended with disappointment after nine seasons.
Updated on Aug 10, 2023 08:28 PM IST

Listicle: Out of style, out of mind

Skorts, crop tops, stretchy hairbands, platform sneakers, overalls, plastic heels, faux-leather pants, high-low hemlines - these 10 fashion trends need to go

Overalls are unflattering even on a perfect mannequin. It is difficult to find the right onesie for any body type.
Updated on Jul 14, 2023 07:23 PM IST

Keep subtitles on? Here’s why we say, Aye aye, caption

Pro tip: Watch everything with the subtitles on. They aren’t just for world cinema. Half the fun is at the bottom of the screen

Bong Joon Ho’s Korean film Parasite (2020), has won fans and top awards globally because it was subtitled.
Updated on Jul 25, 2023 02:18 PM IST

Listicle: 10 celebrity cameos in films and TV shows

Sorry we missed you. These 10 shows and movies feature big stars in small, blink-and-you-miss-them parts. Hmmm. Needs rewatching

Daniel Craig played a stormtrooper in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015).
Updated on Jul 21, 2023 04:52 PM IST

Listicle: 10 sari moments in cinema that stopped India in its tracks

A list of iconic Bollywood film costumes worn by actresses on screen, from Alia Bhatt to Mrunal Thakur

Gangubai (Alia Bhatt) favours cotton in the 2022 film, wearing it Gujarati style.
Updated on Jul 19, 2023 07:25 PM IST

DMs across Kms: How to nourish a long-distance friendship

Long-distance friendships are a reality of adulthood. A guide to keeping your relationship alive by growing up, but not apart

When a friend moves away, it’s normal to feel impatient, insecure or jealous. Like (below) Will did in Season 4 of Stranger Things. What matters if that you work on figuring your new equation.
Updated on Jul 19, 2023 07:18 PM IST

Texting, texting. Is this thing on? Notes from Gen Z on how to use chat apps

Why do people still make calls? We’ve lived long enough with tech to start deploying some filters. Here’s what to use when. And why.

Netflix documentary-drama The Social Dilemma focusses on how big social-media companies manipulate users by using algorithms that encourage addiction to their platforms.
Updated on Jul 19, 2023 07:02 PM IST

Green wash: Why sustainable fashion isn’t as clean as you think

Sustainability in fashion is becoming complex, with terms like circular, conscious and ethical. The industry is the world's second biggest pollutant

Our environmental mess is too big to hide behind a single word. So, in fashion, sustainable includes other terms. These start to trip over each other pretty quickly. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 20, 2023 02:30 PM IST

Acing the finals: 10 on-screen deaths that hit us hard

Fatal falls, killer Crockpots, and a sweet soul who just had to hold the door. Be warned: Many spoilers ahead

Viewers know from the very beginning of this weepy family drama that Jack (Milo Ventimiglia), the good dad, is missing, likely dead.
Updated on Jul 25, 2023 02:10 PM IST
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