HindustanTimes Sat,12 Jul 2014

Know your vitamins, minerals better

Vitamins and minerals are called micronutrients because the body needs only tiny amounts of them, but to miss them can be disastrous, writes Shikha Sharma.

Why HTC’s new smartphone is the most stunning phone today

Confused about which of the two recent launches -- HTC One M8 or the Samsung Galaxy S5 – is the top-of-heap smartphone? In part I of this two-part series, Rajiv Makhni tells you what makes M8 brilliant.

On poll eve, some free advice for our netas

In this season of poll mania, it is hard not to get caught up in the madness. At the same time, one is compelled to offer some free and unsolicited advice to all the candidates in the fray, writes Seema Goswami.

Car as a device, not just a vehicle

The battle for market space in high-end cars has led to a new war in an unchartered zone - the technology features arena, writes Rajiv Makhni.

Defining success: it's a measure of who you really are

How successful you are often gets measured by how ambitious you are and by the company you keep among other parameters, writes Seema Goswami.

Hostel food and the love-hate relationship

School dinners are a complicated business. No matter how disgusting and hideous hostel food is, it influences your tastes forever, writes Vir Sanghvi.

For a good night's sleep

Good sleep needn't be a nightmare to achieve. Just follow these simple tips to get your regular eight hours and stay away from chronic sleep deprivation, writes Shikha Sharma.

Melbourne is all about quiet charm

Ain't no sunshine in Australia till you’ve enjoyed Melbourne, they say. While the city has none of Sydney’s in-your-face wow factor, it is like any cultured European city, writes Vir Sanghvi.

Why fitness trackers could be big game changers

Most fitness trackers will throw up numbers, but you would have absolutely no idea what to do next. The new trackers conquer that flaw by providing a human element to guide you, writes Rajiv Makhni.

Women who resist the tyranny of fashion

As that old cliché goes, fashions may change every season but style is eternal. Seema Goswami writes about women who have ignored the diktats of fashion, found their own style and stuck to it, come bell bottoms or high heels.

What is comfort food, after all?

It is whatever you want to eat first when you come back home. Because no amount of Michelin star-quality Chinese food is going to hit the spot like your mom's Maggi noodles, writes Seema Goswami.

The big sugar trap: how sweet is too sweet?

Till about five years ago, the great nutritional fad was to say no to carbohydrates. Today, sugar has become the new villain. It isn't poison but treat sugar like a treat rather than an everyday necessity, writes Vir Sanghvi.

Mobile World Congress' big hits: Nokia goes Android, Galaxy S5 launches

The mobile phone majors made enough noise to make headlines for all of 2014. From Nokia going Android to Sony unleashing the beast called Xperia Z2, it was all there, writes Rajiv Makhni.

WhatsApp with Mark Zuckerberg?

Rajiv Makhni explains why Facebook paid $19 billion to buy a company with negligible revenue, a strict no-advertising policy and almost no hope of making any serious money.

Return of the soufflé

Modern chefs have moved away from the heartiness of French chef Auguste Escoffier's (the father of modern French cooking) style and now pride themselves on the lightness of this ultimate dessert, writes Vir Sanghvi.
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