Remember when it went viral?
These stars, stunts, products and silly memes shook up the year. How many can you recall?
Revving up the past
Mercedes-Benz Classic Car Rally brought together physical reminders of a past long forgotten as 77 vintage cars rolled up in their shiny best Mercedes-Benz invented the car 137 years ago and ever since, has constantly re-invented itself as it drives into an electrified future.
What saucery is this?
Some authors offer readers a proper seat at the table with the way they write about food. They make it an integral part of their stories, flavouring our lives in the process
A heated argument
Does India need to spice up its chilli game? Hot sauces and chutneys rule Thailand, Mexico and North Africa. And yet, each of them offers more than a blast of heat
Bordering on a trend
Burmese cuisine, rich, light, diverse, is close enough to feel familiar but still seem unusual. No wonder it's popping up all across India
Show off your good snide
... aka, how to shut down a bitchy comment, and stop random meanness in its tracks
The hitch with the sitch
Isn't situationship just another term for friends-withbenefits? A look at why folks are using the vague term to both open up and hide their feelings
Four better shots, please
Women are calling the shots at more TV studios and networks. The result? Stories that fight stereotypes, punch up the patriarchy, and let women characters break away from silly old binaries. See how they do it
Switch to airplane mode
Flying is stressful, especially if you're on a long-haul trip. Here's how to plan ahead, prepare yourself and stay refreshed
The magic of Morocco
Fewer hippies, more luxury and a hotel that feels like home. Marrakesh is still the place French people go to when they want to dream. Perhaps more Indians should too
One for the books
Right now, everybody's favourite content creator, Prajakta Koli, is in love with the idea of love and she wants the world to know
Here comes the... band
Indie artistes are playing at wedding ceremonies.Three musicians discuss what it takes to cater to the shaadi crowd
A thing of beauty
Brands are big on handing out skin and make-up freebies. You just need to ask. Plan it well and you could even be welcomed back for more
A song for safety
Big music acts may be coming to India. But it's still unsafe to attend gigs here. It's worse still for women. Organisers, are you listening?
This week we're....
Canadian supermodel Linda Evangelista has a fresh take on staying single.
Are You Seeing Green Too?
Emeralds outshone diamonds this year. See why brides, designers, celebs and award winners showed them off
Leave no manga behind
Big eyes, spiky hair, crazy plots and characters that refuse to die. Get a start into great manga books here
Drive around the Benz
The Mercedes G400d has little to offer conventional buyers, but the hardy SUV is a diesel-car driver's dream
The royal treatment
So the final season of The Crown dropped on Netflix. And there was a certain predictability to the way I dropped everything else and settled down to binge watch it. And now, after that marathon viewing session, here are some of my thoughts.
Top of the food chain
Bengaluru is more than pubs and IT bars. It now aces the franchise dosa game, has great Thai, and serves killer pastries. Is this the most exciting city to eat in?
Take her word for it
Twinkle Khanna, fresh off a writing degree, out with a new book, and killing it at 49, offers 5 maxims for life. Sunshine, fractions, fitting in and sticking out - she's got you sorted
Break-ups, broken down
Don't ghost them. Don't just say 'Thank you, next'. No emojis. To end on the gentlest note, read on
Why TV is still our happy pill
It's never lupus. But medical dramas love dramatic prognoses. Here are their favourites
Reduce, reuse, rewind
Before plastic replaced paper, cheap flights replaced train journeys, and online shopping became the norm, we focused on growth, not garbage
Three Indian restaurants in the US, Indienne, Semma and Rania, have been awarded Michelin stars. Each has broken from tradition, stirring love into the mix
Main character energy
Starting a business, breaking from tradition, building a fan base. See how three entrepreneurs figured it out on their own as they forged ahead
Komorebi's new album, The Fall, is electronica, graphic novel, sci-fi romp, collab heaven and coping mechanism all at once
Rights, camera, action!
Like, comment, but maybe don't share? Acontent creator's guide to copyright laws online and off
They twinkle, then they trip
Put any celebrity on a pedestal, and they'll eventually start to wobble. Can fans really separate bad behaviour from being human?