From weight loss to preventing diabetes, is the raw food diet the answer you're looking for?

One of the biggest myths is that a raw food diet does not provide sufficient nutrients for the body.

Dance, yoga, photography: Three women come together for a second innings to find their passion

Soumi, Tanya, and Shailaja decided to make time for themselves and discovered what they really loved.

A dress that suits every body type: Why North India's anarkali is a rage in the South

The ability to morph into multiple avatars has also been a crucial reason for the anarkali standing the test of time.

Book Review: 'Island of Lost Shadows' is an uncanny satire on Kerala's political and cultural climate

This novel reads like one of our blockbuster movies. There's action, drama, suspense, poetry, revolution, magic, sex, abuse and a complete lack of social order.

NASA is sending a 'superbug' to the International Space Station; here's why

'Superbugs', are bacteria which have become resistant to antibiotic drugs, usually due to constant exposure.

Game therapy: How some video games can help children with cerebral palsy

Cerebral Palsy is a disorder of movement, muscle tone or posture that is present from birth.

Fifty shades of erotica: how sex in literature went mainstream

Think what you may about the 'Fifty Shades' trilogy but it has brought BDSM, in particular, to the masses.

Five common myths about the ageing brain and body

We need to better understand our body and its changes if we want to maintain health and prevent the onset of diseases such as dementia.

Sappy or subversive? A defence of romance fiction

For all its millions of female readers for hundreds of years, romance fiction has been dismissed as sentimental, sappy and trashy.

From fresh bread to coffee, the one reaction that makes our favourite foods taste so good

How does freshly baked bread get a golden brown crust? Why do coffee beans smell so good?

One Pot, One Shot: A cooking method that puts the South Indian love for the pressure cooker to use

OPOS recipes are like chemistry experiments but you can save time and get great results if you follow them correctly.

How the Virgin Mary brings together different faiths in Pakistan and India

Each year, Our Lady of Valenkanni’s statue in Karachi is decorated with fresh flowers and streamers.

Judgement vs assumption: Teen’s photo series sparks debate on whose ‘scrutiny’ we criticise

A student’s college project was picked up by media outlets to show ‘how women are constantly stared at.’

How fresh are your fruits and vegetables? The A-Z guide on how to pick your produce

With waxed fruits and pesticide filled vegetables in the market, knowing how to pick the right produce is a useful skill to have.

Review: ‘The Ghazi Attack’ has moments of thrill, but ends in a damp squib

The film takes care to stay true to the undersea context, and that’s half the battle won at least.

The ghosts of a literary Indian hill-station that haunt the writers of the present

The Doon is a quiet valley of hamlets in Uttarakhand, which is home to a nearly 200-year-old English literary tradition.

Roses are red, violets are blue, I’ll stay forever if you scrub out the loo

Men, if you want a great relationship this Valentine's Day, turn on the vacuum.

Health Check: Is a cold shower the best way to cool down?

Many of us just want to jump in a cold shower sometimes. So will this help to cool us down?

There are six styles of love. Which one best describes you?

Valentine's Day is branded as being a celebration of romantic love. But there are many styles of love, from passionate Eros to caring Agape and many in between.

From the 14th century with love: Some top tips for Valentine’s day, from Medieval times

By the turn of the 15th century, fictional lovebirds weren’t the only ones singing their hearts out on Valentine’s day.

Unheard stories from another India: A film from ‘unreserved’ compartments across the country

A team of young filmmakers went on a journey across the length and breadth of the country, traveling in unreserved compartments.