Would you like to try a beer called Bengali? Yes, Bengali

Bengali is the India Pale Ale sold by a popular beer brand based in New York, and it has a real Bong connection. Sixpoint Brewery, a popular New York-based beer brand, actually sells a beer called Bengali. The beer, Bengali, was originally called Bengali Tiger because of its orange colour. Picture courtesy: Instagram/littleamiilou And the … Continue reading Would you like to try a beer called Bengali? Yes, Bengali

Planning to travel this summer? Here’s are some tips to enjoy it to the fullest

From packing summer friendly fabrics, to stocking up light snacks, there are many important things to keep in mind while planning a trip in summer, say experts. Nivedita Dadu, dermatologist from Skinology Skin and Hair Clinic, and Anubha Singh, gynecologist and IVF expert from Shantah IVF Centre, list down some points. Go easy with clothing … Continue reading Planning to travel this summer? Here’s are some tips to enjoy it to the fullest

This is why World War II soldiers ate so much candy

Combat operations are hard and grueling work. The amount of calories expended are incredible. It was discovered very early on that the nutritional requirements are far above the normal diet of the average person. Consequently, combat rations that could provide a density of calories and carbohydrates in a very small space with a very long … Continue reading This is why World War II soldiers ate so much candy

Before refrigerators were invented, This is how people preserved their food

They used to use a glorified ice chest called an ice box. The non-mechanical device was literally kept cold using ice and was made using hollow walls lined with tin or zinc and packed with various insulating materials such as cork, sawdust, straw or seaweed.  Insulating materials to keep the cold in.  It was probably … Continue reading Before refrigerators were invented, This is how people preserved their food

People who travel are more interesting, study suggests

If you’ve been in what feels like an endless rut and are unsure of what to do with yourself, think about turning to travel. According to a new survey, physically getting yourself out of your comfort zone may be the answer to widening your horizons and newfound self-confidence. The survey from Booking.com asked more than … Continue reading People who travel are more interesting, study suggests

Here’s what you should know before buying a suit?

1.  Buy the highest quality suit you can afford.  Custom made or "bespoke" (as our good Domhnall says, across the pond) ensures you have the best fit. Fit trumps everything in how you look. 2.  If you can't invest in custom or bespoke, buy the next best thing: Neopolitan off the rack/ready to wear. Fit … Continue reading Here’s what you should know before buying a suit?

Some Unique Prasads at Temples in India!

'Prasada' literally means a gracious gift. It denotes anything, typically an edible food, that is first offered to a deity, saint, Perfect Master or an avatar, and then distributed in His or Her name to their followers or others as a good sign. The prasada is then considered to have the deity's blessing residing within it. … Continue reading Some Unique Prasads at Temples in India!

Autorickshaw drivers are facing losses due to Uber and Ola. Here’s what we think if this is fair?

It is not just fair, it is amazing. If the autorickshaw drivers truly provided customer service they would not be at a loss. They monopolized the routes and often treated the customers like shit. And their attitude really hampered movement in India. I have lived in most major cities in India and they all had … Continue reading Autorickshaw drivers are facing losses due to Uber and Ola. Here’s what we think if this is fair?

Movie tickets just got capped at Rs 200 In Karnataka

Movie tickets in Karnataka will now cost no more than Rs 200, the Karnataka government announced in the state budget on Wednesday. The move comes as part of the state government's attempts to develop the film industry in Karnataka. Along with the cap on tickets, the state has also announced that a film city will … Continue reading Movie tickets just got capped at Rs 200 In Karnataka