Heera Matheen

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Food in India (Religious influences [Hindu] on food, North Indian food, South Indian food,

Although a number of religions exist in India, the two cultures that have influenced Indian cooking and food habits are the Hindu and the Muslim …

Like to make music? Turn your tunes into an income stream

Meet the stock music composers who can make up to £30,000 a year by writing and selling the soundtracks to our digital lives<p>Most people know you can earn money from posting videos and images on the likes of YouTube and Instagram. But few are probably aware that there is a hidden army of “gig …

Can A Machine Choose Fonts And Colors Better Than You? Try It

These automated design tools let you find new font and color combinations with the push of a button. And then call it a weekend.<p>Maybe you’re just feeling uninspired. Maybe you took a job that pays less than you’re worth. Look, I’m not here to judge. We’re all going to be working for AI in a few …

Why you cannot miss Konkona Sensharma's directorial debut

A Death in the Gunj is proof that Indian cinema has a bold new voice<p>In 1979, McCluskieganj was dying. For almost four decades, this ‘mini London’ in …

10 brilliant medical inventions we wouldn't have had without astronauts

From robots doing surgery to invisible braces, these innovations are thanks to the space industry.<p>Nick Caplan, <i>Northumbria University, Newcastle</i> and …

Shakshuka Bread

672<p>665<p>I wasn’t always friends with no-knead bread, partially because I like kneading, and find those five minutes out of my day become the …

Dutch households will use servers to heat their showers for free

A small trial for a clever idea<p>You know just from using a laptop that computers give off a lot of excess heat. For data centers containing tens of thousands of servers, this is a big problem, wasting energy and money. To try and mitigate this, companies have experimented with moving facilities to …

6 Do’s and 2 Don’ts of Cooking Ribs

Gone are the days that men ruled the grill and women, the kitchen. It’s the 21st century, and ladies can be grill masters *just* as much as guys can. Yes, that even goes for the always intimidating rack of ribs. With the proper grilling tools and an arsenal of tips and hacks, you’ll be teaching …

The 5 basic types of logo and how to use them

Not sure where to start with your logo design? Maybe you should begin by deciding what style of logo it’s going to be.<p>Logo styles can be divided into …

Graphic Design

All Songs +1: Why We're Still Obsessed With Tupac

Two decades after his death, Tupac Shakur is still the headline-generating, record-selling, contentious figure that he was in life. From DJ Funkmaster Flex's recent tearful Tupac rant to the fresh diss tracks it generated in response, our obsession with the legend continues to grow. And it's bigger …

Architreasure Weekly #6

Enough talking, let’s get into this week’s architecture round-up! You can tune in every Friday to check out our top 10 weekly picks from the world of …

Why America’s First Spanish-Language No. 1 in Decades Is Likely to Be the Song of the Summer

Could it be that we already know the Song of the Summer?This year, contenders are taking their turns atop <i>Billboard</i>’s Hot 100 exceptionally early and …

Millennials are fueling new growth in recreational vehicle sales

With summer approaching and outdoor sites beckoning, Amy Buckles just put a deposit down on a ticket to adventure — her first new travel trailer.<p>The 35-year-old newcomer from Bristol, Va., is among the first-time recreational vehicle buyers expected to drive sales to a new record this year, the …

RVs

The One Dessert That Speeds Up Your Metabolism

Dieting is the worst. It’s not because we have to eat more salads and vegetables, but because we have to stop eating dessert. But, what if I told you …

Scientists create designer virus to kickstart immune system and kill cancer

A designer virus which helps the immune system clear our cancer has been created by scientists.<p>Cancer cells are very good a evading the immune system, but the new therapy capitalises on the body’s ability to quickly spot a virus.<p>Swiss scientists inserted cancer proteins inside an artificial virus …

Tanning Is Actually the Sun Slaughtering Your DNA

Getting that sexy summer glow isn't so sexy from the perspective of DNA.<p>The sun is a mighty thing. It pumps out 389 million billion billion — not a …

Should You Be Worried if You Sleepwalk or Sleep Talk?

I was a sleepwalker as a child.<p>When I was 8 or 9 years old, my parents would tell me stories of the funny and bizarre things I did -- and I had no recollection of having engaged in such behaviors. Why would I try to walk to the swingset at 1 a.m. ? (Thank goodness we had an alarm that went off!) …