Life

Keep your wooden furniture shiny

Varnished wood is considered to be one of the most popular surfaces available in furniture. Rooms with varnished woodwork not only look elegant, but it is also considered stylish, but it needs special care. Cleaning your varnished wood furniture from time to time helps restore its appearance and sheen. Here's how you can do it.

How to break the ice in an arranged marriage

The dichotomy between love versus arranged marriages has always made for an interesting debate. Most youngsters believe that the former is always a safer bet. After all, it's a common notion that there is little possibility of romance between couples who meet through arranged matches!

Style & Fashion

Ponytail no more just a workout hairdo

The ponytail is an effortless way to style your hair when you hit the gym or when you experience a bad hair day. But you can make it sleek and sport it at parties or even in the workplace.

Be the glossy bride this wedding season

As designers and make-up artists start showcasing looks for the upcoming bridal season, one key trend, which is standing out is that of Gloss.

How about a bit of body makeup?

You know how much work goes into red carpet hair and makeup, but what about those glowing limbs? From Julia Roberts to Beyoncé, hundreds of stars have hit the red carpet in the past few days, showing off sculpted legs, strong arms, and toned tummies.

Try pink lipstick this fall Hollywood style

Get pumped up to wear shades of pink for the fall season as Hollywood celebrities like Emma Stone and Jamie Chung have been proudly flaunting pink pouts.

How to wear and flaunt catty eyeglasses

Who says sunglasses are only for nerds? Today, everyone is donning a pair, including celebs all around the world.

How to get perfectly shaped eyebrows

Perfectly shaped eyebrows can accentuate the beauty of your eyes, so it's important to spend that extra time to get them properly trimmed. International creative director of Paul & Joe Beaute, Craig-Ryan French shares his top tips for beautiful brows.

Food

Easy Way To Make Russian Borscht

Be it veg or non-veg, Russian cuisine has great nutritional value and taste. Here are some tips to create Borscht soup, which is served with sour cream and bread.

Yummy Recipe of Fudgy Choco Bricks

Someone once said there is no greater happiness than having a whole bar of chocolate to yourself. Well it's true. Here is an easy and quick recipe that doesn't need backing and is tempting all the way.

Yummy Recipe of Mustard chicken

You need to get the mustard seed proportions right to cook this mouth-watering Bengali delicacy properly.

Mesmerizing Italian Sausage Rigatoni

This pasta dish combines Italian sausage, red bell peppers, and your favorite pasta sauce, for a simple and satisfying supper.

Tips and tricks to cook a lobster!

The King of seafood, the lobster, is a luxury addition to a menu. Right from its juicy claws to its tender tails lobster meat has a delicious flavour.

Yummy Apple Muffin Recipe

If you love to bake, here's a yummy apple muffin recipe that you must try. It's easy to make and scrumptious to eat.

Tasty hamburger 'steaks' smothered in gravy and onions.

An easy-to-make classic featuring tasty hamburger 'steaks' smothered in gravy and onions. Traditionally served with hot white rice or potatoes, it's a great way to dress up a pound of ground beef and you probably have all the ingredients on hand.

Yummy Recipe of Fudgy Lollies

Yummy and esay way to make Fudgy Lollies! Enjoy the recipe!

Spaghetti Pie: Tiffin that won't be traded

This recipe is real easy and filling. Serve with a tossed salad and garlic bread. Better than lasagna, guaranteed.

The biryani gets a twist

If you haven't prepared biryani on Eid, try different ways to make it now.Enjoy the recipe!

Yummy Recipe of Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

It's easy, delicious and not very heavy. Even kids can make it at home. enjoy the recipe!

Recipe of Paneer Tandoori

Paneer tandoori is a delicious dish that goes well with rice as well as rotis, so you need not worry on that count at all. It is quite easy to make as well and is likely to win you quite a few compliments from your guests. Remember, marinating the paneer cubes mixed with the ingredients is of utmost importance for that special flavour.

Eid Special:Egg pakora

While there's a huge variety of crunchy pakoras, flavourful egg pakora is enough to make your evenings crispy. Enjoy the Eid Special Egg pakora.

Eid Special: Tandoori fish

Fish marinated in line and ginger and cooked over an open fire.This is a very simple and easy way to make tandoori fish. Enjoy the recipe!

Easy Way To Make Chilli cheese toast

These easy to make chili cheese toasts can go with a variety of toppings. Enjoy the recipe.

Health

Health complications after a miscarriage

Thousands of women go through miscarriages. However, it just doesn't end there. After a miscarriage, a woman can suffer many health complications too.

Secrets to staying slim forever

Most people struggle with weight. You may eat healthy and exercise regularly but there may be another problem. For too long, people have lived under a 'clean your plate' mentality. From a young age, people are trained to eat everything before them, whether they fill up or not. Overeating is a serious problem, but you can put an end to it with ease.

Erotic thoughts are key to female orgasm

Women who miss on orgasm should focus more on their their bodily sensations during intercourse and try to have more erotic thoughts during the act, a fascinating study reveals.

Is your black hair turning brown? Beware!

Damage caused by sun often turns black hair into brown. Here are a few tips to help you prevent sun damage.

Fruits to eat for a glowing complexion

Like most citrus fruits it contains a high level of vitamin C along with beta carotene, folic acid, phosphates, iodides, iron, phytonutrients and flavonoids. These components help to treat dark spots & blemishes. The orange peel can be powdered and used as a scrub for instant glow and skin whitening as it acts as a natural bleach. It also acts as atoner, removing dirt, dead skin and giving the skin a firmer feel.

People who work longer smoke more

Do you work for long hours? Check your smoking habits. New research has revealed that people who work longer smoke more.

Perspective

Protect your pets during the rains

From brushing their coat well to vaccinating them, make sure you keep your pet germ-free this monsoon.

Send a Secret Message With Your Favorite Flowers

Flowers are certainly more than their pretty petals and bright colors. These days, giving someone a specific bouquet might represent an act of love, friendship, sympathy, and more.

Selfies with pets is the new buzz

Selfies don't just prominently feature one's face anymore, the paw-parazzi is here and how!

So, that's why!

Since I started at North South, I’ve experienced that most of the kids are douche bags. Mostly because they’re not independent, they can’t even think of doing anything by themselves.

DIY colorful 3D geometric wall art

Inspired by an Anthropolgie, this is a three-dimensional piece of wall art that is easy to install and relatively inexpensive to make. Aside from wall art, this project also doubles as a photo booth prop, and if you have the time, it would make an awesome photo booth backdrop too.

The terrors of Sleep Paralysis

You wake up in the middle of the night and feel like something heavy is sitting on your chest, crushing the breath out of you.

Dealing with a sudden breakup

Maybe things weren't going perfect with the two of you lately, but which couple doesn't have fights - is what you were thinking, but your partner had something entirely different in mind. Such breakups are common and could happen anywhere, over a text while you're at your local grocery store buying salad veggies or in the car, on the pretext of a drive. Here's how to deal with these.

Events

World Cup with Sugarloaf Mountain! Wanna go there?

If you are a tourism freak with WC excitement, then you are into the right place. All the tourists and football fans touring Rio de Janeiro invade the Copacabana beach but to discover the real beauty of one of the most beautiful cities in the world, all and sundry rush to Sugarloaf Mountain and acknowledge it as the best.

‘Endangered Lives’: An Underwater Photo Exhibition

Marine conservation initiative Save Our Sea (SOS) and Bangladesh Poribes Andolon (BAPA) are jointly organizing the awareness event on the occasion of UN declared International Day for Biological Diversity 2014.

Quality of education got better: Nahid

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has said that quality of education has improved because of right steps taken by the government. “Our main challenge has been to enhance quality of education. It is improving every year,” Nahid remarked while speaking at a news conference at his ministry on Saturday afternoon.

National Human Rights Commission asks for committee

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has requested the home ministry to form a three-member committee in the next 24 hours with a retired judge as its head to investigate the seven-murder in Narayanganj.