HindustanTimes Sat,20 Sep 2014


To your rescue: Walk your way to fitness with these 6 amazing tips!

If walking burns calories then, why don't all morning walkers lose fat? Some remain the same even after years of walking. Does walking really helping you lose weight? Find all your answers here.

A literary journey from Delhi to Afghanistan

Much has been written about Delhi, yet there is much to be written about. A book explores birds, animals and plant species adding a fresh perspective to the Indian capital, whereas another book examines the changing trajectory of Indian policy towards Afghanistan. Take a look.

An Elsa-inspired wedding gown is coming!

If there’s one dress we want to own from Frozen, it’s Elsa’s blue ice dress. The fashion phenomenon has earned a place as one of Disney characters’ most iconic dresses. And now it will be available soon, as part of Disney Fairy Tale Weddings' bridal collection! Here's a special sneak peek!

Stressed? Be careful, you might turn into a grumpy menace

Why is it that when people are too stressed they are often grouchy, grumpy, nasty, distracted or forgetful? Researchers have now discovered the mechanism that explains the relationship between chronic stress and the loss of social skills and cognitive impairment.

Good news! Now, fight bipolar disorder with yoga

Some patients with bipolar disorder may get emotional, cognitive and physical benefits from yoga practice, a new study has found. Most participants believed that yoga had benefits for their mental health.

Avoid artificial sweeteners, it may boost diabetes risk

Non-calorific artificial sweeteners, or NAS, the additives are found in diet sodas, cereals and desserts- a huge market for people worried about weight gain and sugar intake.

Match your steps to the beats and do the Garba!

Students and office-goers, take a break from deadlines and match your steps to the beats of Gujarati folk music. With Navratri just a few days away (starts from September 25), quick dance prep would be a good idea.

Dreaming about those six packs? Get it in 5 easy steps

A chiseled core is what most gym-goers yearn for. Spending extra hours at the gym will not get you the desired result unless you are eating right. To make the most of the abdominal works, here are the five ground rules you should follow.

And the world’s favorite museum is in Chicago!

The world’s favorite museum isn’t the Louvre. Or the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art. According to TripAdvisor users, the highest rated museum is the Art Institute of Chicago, home to the iconic “American Gothic” painting by Grant Wood.

Hold that smile! Even fluoride toothpaste can't kill bacteria

According to new research, bacteria has an in-built mechanism to resist fluoride toxicity. Although most animal cells are protected from direct exposure to fluoride, this toxic element is a serious threat to single-celled organisms like bacteria and yeast.

Masterpieces by Vasudeo Gaitonde sell for $ 3.75 million

A 1961 'Untitled' oil on canvas by Gaitonde sold for $ 1.08 million while another 1963 'Untitled' painting by the artist sold for $ 1.68 million at an auction of Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Art.

Kick the butt, smoking linked with schizophrenia

Researchers at Yale University's school of medicine found that the level of nicotine receptors in the brain was lower in schizophrenia patients than in a matched healthy group.

Yes, you can rock leather wear in humid climate!

Love leather, but think you can wear it only on that trip to Europe? We tell you how to sport the runway favourite in Mumbai’s humid weather.

More booze: Now, cure hangover with alcohol

According to Adam Rogers, author and journalist, another drink is the way to get rid of those forgetful morning episodes of a dry mouth, headaches, nausea and lethargy.

Book review: Voices Beyond Bondage

Editors Erika DeSimone and Fidel Louis combed through thousands of black newspapers and pamphlets to find 150 poems written by black slaves and black freedmen and freedwomen to help flesh out what they call a gap in the history of the black literary movement.
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