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image It's not difficult to attain long and healthy hair. Hair stylist Sylvia Chen says, "To ensure that you have a good hair growth, you must incorporate some essentials like washing your hair with cold water, including proteins in your diet and massaging your scalp every day."    Here are a few tips...   Brush your hair : Brushing your hair at least 50 times a day will improve the blood circulation to your scalp. This also gives the hair follicles a force to grow. You must brush your hair for at least 10 minutes before you go to bed.   Rinse your hair with cold water : Says Chen, "Make sure that you wash your scalp with a blast of cold water aft
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image CALIFORNIA : Nissan Motor says it will make cars that drive themselves by 2020. The Japanese automaker made the pledge Tuesday at an event in California.    CEO Carlos Ghosn has said before that he wants Nissan to be the first to sell self-driving cars. But Tuesday's announcement was more specific.    Nissan says it will have a commercially viable autonomous driving system in multiple vehicles by 2020. It hopes to offer that system at a reasonable price across its lineup within two vehicle generations.    The company says it's working on autonomous cars with several universities, including MIT and the University of Tokyo. It's also buildi
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image 1. Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants The Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants (BICA) is a professional body that regulates the accountancy industry in the Bahamas. In theory anyone approved by the relevant government ministry can act as an independent auditor, but in practice, all auditors are members of BICA.   BICA was formed by Maitland Cates, Basil Sands and Clifford Culmer, who were among the first Bahamians to qualify as chartered accountants in the 1960s. The Bahamas Institute of Chartered Accountants was incorporated on August 6, 1971. BICA became a member of the International Federation of Accountants in 1978, and a member of The Institute of Chartered
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image Rum, with its rich history and smooth, sweet flavour profile, is a unique and timeless drink. As such, we felt obligated to pay tribute to it, and what better way to do that than to delve into some lesser-known facts about this delicious alcoholic beverage.    So, without further ado, here are 10 things you never knew about rum:    Fact one: Rum is the first branded spirit to have ever been made, seeing as how it's been around longer than most modern alcoholic beverages!    Fact two: Rum has medicinal properties that were especially useful for armies at war until a few decades ago. The British Army in particular was known to give rations of rum t
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image I'm looking to buy a new TV during the festive season. I'd like to know what is the best-sized display to buy, and whether I should buy a plasma, LCD, edge-LED, or LED. Also, what is a Smart TV?   - A Kotkar, Shailendra Singh, Rajeev Kaul   Given the different technologies being employed today, buying a TV can be quite daunting. Here's a quick primer to help you buy a set that's just right for your home...   Size For this, consider the distance between your HDTV set and where you and your family will be sitting while watching it. For minimum TV size, the formula is 'viewing distance/3', and for maximum size, it is 'viewing distance/1.5
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image Always wondered whether the sofa complements your wall colour? Or the curtains go with the cushion?    Here are a few home styling ideas from our very own styling expert @home that will answer all the queries you always had when styling your home.    - Placing a rug in your living room can give a different emphasis of colour to your room.    - By changing the rug you can change the whole character of the room.    - Keep your sofa a few inches away from the wall. This will make your room look more spacious.    - Wall shelves are a great way to display decorative items.    - It is easy to install and adds a gre
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image Always wondered whether the sofa complements your wall colour? Or the curtains go with the cushion?    Here are a few home styling ideas from our very own styling expert @home that will answer all the queries you always had when styling your home.    - Placing a rug in your living room can give a different emphasis of colour to your room.    - By changing the rug you can change the whole character of the room.    - Keep your sofa a few inches away from the wall. This will make your room look more spacious.    - Wall shelves are a great way to display decorative items.    - It is easy to install and adds a gre
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image Gender roles are defined by the socio-cultural norms of any society. In most of the societies the family systems are based on the gender roles and it is the pre-designed gender roles that help members of the family to run the family with bound responsibilities. Any disturbance in the gender role aspect may affect the smooth functioning of the easy-going of any family.   But today, the modern life has very much changed the family structure and the gender roles have been diverting from the traditional responsibilities and path of performance. In fact, the gap between different genders has already melted down, creating an all equal society and more equalized families. Today, there are
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image Importance of family holidays These days, everyone seems so busy that it can be hard to find time for family activities whether they are weekend trips, week long vacations, gathering for lunch or dinner, or even just brief visits. Home For The Holidays. is more than a popular phrase. For most people it’s an integral part of the season. It is a quiet indicator of how important family ties are regarded. Committing to be with parents, siblings, children, and extended and blended family members communicates with actions that these people are important and worth the effort involved in making the journey. They are the people who know everything about us and accept us anyway. In spite of st
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image #1 Library of Congress, Washington D.C. The Library of Congress is effectively the national library of the United States and the oldest federal cultural institution in the US. The library consists of three different buildings and is the largest library in the world. The library is open to the public, but only members of congress and other important government officials may check out books. The library also serves an important function as the “library of last resort” in the US, ensuring the availability of certain items to various libraries around the United States. The holdings of the library are extremely impressive, they include - over 32 million books, more than 61 milli
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image 1. London Business School London Business School's international, multicultural learning environment is one of our most valuable assets.Situated in central London, this business school is certainly the best business school in UK and also the best MBA college in the world. It also sits on the top rank in Forbes list of Top business school and FT list of top MBA school. Top parameter for LBS:   Rank: No 1 in FT and Forbes list for 2010 and also in 2009. Average Salary (in $): 141000 PA International student %: 92 Faculty with doctorate%: 98 Address: Regent's Park, London, NW1 4SA, UK.   2. Wharton Business school, University of Pennsylvania   R
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image Sometimes cooking should be done for the sheer joy of it, simply to take your mind off things. It's not imperative to always invite friends over for a meal and be the obliging host, and later tire yourself with all the cleaning up in the wake of the party.   Turn the cooking-and-serving-guests idea on its head and go all out with a cook and eat session with a few close friends in the comfort of your apartment, not to mention, friends with whom you share your love of food. There is something intimate about cooking together, not only does it make way for candid conversations, but also rejuvenates you by breaking the monotony. In such get-togethers, it is very critical you plan the
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image Here's a check list for your hair and skin that you just can't give a miss. Bushra S Khan reports   After your daily dose of prime-time viewing, you brush your teeth, pop your vitamins and hit the sack? No you don't. Is your hair and skin ready for bed just yet? You have to prep your skin and hair before you hit snooze. We ask Cosmetic Dermatologist Dr Rekha Seth and hairstylist Perry Patel to suggest a bedtime beauty ritual.   Hair 1. First of all do not sleep with dirty hair. You'll be clogging your pores if you do. Wash your hair if it is dirty. This way you'll also be saving time in the morning. 2. Secondly, don't sleep with wet hair. Your ha
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image Cosmetologist Dr Jamuna Pai lists treatments that can help take years off you.   Eyebrows botox brow lift This literally 'lifts' the skin tissues above and around the eyebrows so that the natural eyebrow arch is a few millimetres higher. Permanent make-up is a great option to tackle this issue.   Forehead treatment The aging process is known to create volume loss in the face. The empty space on either side of the eyes and are called temporal hollows. Your facial expression can be enhanced by filling these by means of an easy aesthetic procedure of injecting the site with dermal fillers.   Crow's feet Crow's feet are fine lines and wrinkles rad
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image They may make skinny jeans look sexy, but how far can you go to widen the distance between your thighs?   It's the body trend that's launched hundreds of blogs, Twitter IDs and memes in the west. While back home, the thigh gap may not have acquired cult status yet, cosmetic surgeons and gym trainers say young Indian women are eager to widen the distance between their inner thighs.   Do you have one? Stand straight before a mirror with your back upright, your left and right knees touching each other. If you see space between your inner thighs, you've got yourself a thigh gap. Very few women manage to achieve this naturally, driving some to unnatural diets resul
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image Rich in vitamin C, lemon has many health benefits.   Lemon Water, the good old humble drink has many loyal followers. In a tropical country like India, lemon is quite easily available. Lemon is also used for culinary and medicinal purpose.   Squeeze a lemon in a dish of poha and then the taste changes. And there are many who simply can't have enough of lemon chicken or lemon tarts. Lemon is a rich source of vitamin C. Lemon water makes a healthy drink, especially when taken in the morning. If you like your tea without milk, then you can add a little bit of lemon and honey in your tea.   It is really soothing. Daily consumption of lemon water has a number of hea
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image In case you thought your mornings were busy, read on to get an idea of what successful people pack in first thing in the morning   It's got to do with the positive power of the sun, and the reservoir of energy you build up after sufficient shuteye. Which is why most tasks, when taken on first thing in the morning, turn out far more productively than if you were to tackle it, say late afternoon.   Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, for instance, was up at 5 am to listen to Farming Today on BBC Radio 4. Here's how successful names across the arts, bureaucracy and sports leverage their mornings.   Mrunalini Deshmukh, Divorce lawyer Wakes up at
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image  You don't need fancy exercise equipment or an expensive gym membership for losing weight. Walking, jogging, running, cycling and swimming are great for weight loss    Regardless of whether one is just a little overweight, fat, or morbidly obese — losing weight is the one thing that really tops the list of priorities for most people. Every second person you know is on some kind of a 'losing weight' programme — either with the help of a control diet or with a combination of diets and exercise. Though most do not need to obsess about their weight, it is the obese who really need to do something about it. Dr Muffazal Lakdawala, bariatric surgeon, recom
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image Fitness is a blend of right diet and exercise. While we are very particular about what we eat, we tend to ignore physical workouts.    Exercise plays animportant role in sculpting your body and spiking your fitness levels. Dr. Tina Mahendrakar - Physiotherapist, Mumbai gives you 20 best reasons to exercise.    Health Benefit of Exercise # 1: Boosts mental health    Exercising regularly for 30-45 minutes daily has great effects on the health of your brain. It also helps to improve mood. Exercises also helps in the creation of new neurons, due to this it keeps mental disorders like Alzheimer's or Parkinson's at bay. Exercise has a preventive ef
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image Exercising your eyes is important, say experts   Not everyone is blessed with perfect vision but those who are can try and keep your peepers in perfect condition with the help of exercises. Eye surgeon Dr Keki Mehta says, that exercises help in mechanical stability of the eye. He says, "Increasing the range of movement of an eye, especially by exercising a weak muscle. Permitting eye movement, especially in persons who wear spectacles or have their eyes fixed at a particular position for long periods, like typesetters and painters. This permits a more comfortable vision.   In an eye which has a squint, exercising a particular group of muscles can cure or radically redu
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