Sekharendu Chakraborty

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Painted ladies: why women get tattoos

The first tattoo I ever saw belonged to my grandad. He had it done in Scotland during his national service in the 50s, so the tattoo must have been more than 30 years old when I became fascinated by it. I used to ask him to roll up his shirtsleeve and I would use my finger to follow the outline of …

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The 50 Best Movies for Kids

Check out some of the best kid-friendly films of all time.<p>Whether you're planning a family movie night or looking for some kid-friendly entertainment options while you and your partner have a date night (or, let's be honest, catch an extra hour of sleep on the weekend!), nothing spoils the fun like …

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Christmas Light Photography Tips

At this time of year, many of the world’s cultures and religions celebrate holidays that involve lights. While the use of lights and candles is often …

50 Best Albums of 2013

50<p>Beck, ‘Song Reader’<p>There's old-school, and then there's "Man, it would rule if someone would invent electricity" old-school. Beck's "album" of …

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2013: Year in Review

Inside Flipboard / December 20, 2013<p>With 2013 about to be inscribed in the history books, we’ve curated several collections to commemorate what went …

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Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse part one review

The classic adventure returns in this warmly familiar sequel. It's great, says Ashton Raze, but perhaps shouldn't have been separated into two episodes.<p><b>Format:</b> PC (version tested), Mac <b><br>Developer:</b> Revolution Software <b><br>Publisher:</b> Revolution Software <b><br>Released:</b> Out now<p>I love Broken Sword. The original. The …

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On the Red Couch with Author and Physician Deepak Chopra

Inside Flipboard / December 5, 2013<p>It’s not every day that red couch interviewees respond to our questions with quotes like, “Healing is the return …

Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

The Week in Review: Nelson Mandela, RIP

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>As just about everyone knows by now, Nelson Mandela, the prominent politician and leader who led South Africa out …

On the Red Couch with Meet the Press' David Gregory

On the Red Couch with Meet the Press’ David Gregory<p>Inside Flipboard / December 12, 2013<p>As the host of NBC News’ Meet the Press, David Gregory …

The Week in Review: When World Leaders Joined #SelfieNation

Inside Flipboard / December 14, 2013<p>On Tuesday, President Obama took part in what could be called the “Selfie Seen ‘Round the World.” That is, Danish …

Reuters News Service

Inside Flipboard / December 9, 2013<p>The global wire service known as Reuters was, from the start, revolutionary and innovative. What would become one …

Why there's nothing wrong with being bored by opera

Do you find opera tedious? Do bits of Shakespeare send you to sleep? Well, you're not alone. David Hare, Julian Barnes and John Eliot Gardiner talk to John Crace about the importance of being bored<p>There's no hiding it. I find some passages of Wagner insufferably tedious. Take Parsifal, just opened …

Using Sun Flares and Starbursts to Create Stunning Images

Using Sun flares and Starbursts to Create Stunning Images - tips on how to create them and use them to make dynamic images

Japanese tattoo, c1895 - a picture from the past

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Cranberry, Pomegranate, & Green Tea Holiday Spritzer

Even the phrase <i>holiday spritzer</i> can put the mind in a beautiful place. A place where twinkle lights shine bright in every corner, and the sound of …

Boris Johnson defends Guardian over NSA revelations

Boris Johnson has issued a staunch defence of the Guardian's "salient and interesting" revelations showing the extent of mass surveillance by US and UK intelligence agencies.<p>The mayor of London told an audience at the World Islamic Economic Forum on Wednesday that it was important that governments …

Rory McIlroy enthusiastic about great start in Shanghai

How well do you know your neighbours?

Patrick Barkham and Pauline Platten, Norwich<p>I moved from a London flat to a terrace in Norwich two years ago and went from being on nodding terms with two neighbours to chatting over the fence with Peter and Beryl and Joanna and Ivo, as well as Eric, my old school teacher, Catherine and Sebastian, …

5 Ways To Eat Healthy This Holiday

The holiday season is officially on the fast track. And with deliciously tempting treats and minimal time to burn off extra calories in your near future, what you do—and don't—eat for the weeks leading up, can have a major impact on your waistline.<p><b>1) DITCH THE DIET DRINKS</b><p>Yes, you know that from a …

Sony has revealed that you won't be able to share PS4 gameplay straight to YouTube on launch. You also won't be able to play CDs, MP3 files, stream media from your home network or expand your storage using an external hard drive. Has this put you off buying Sony's next-gen console? http://www.t3.com/news/ps4-does-not-allow-youtube-sharing-at-launch