• Tue, Jun 27, 2017
  • Tips to declutter your home and preserve memories

    Updated: Jun, 27, 201710:20 AM

    Is your cupboard full of stuff you no longer use but can't bear to part with? Taking their photo may help you dispose of such items, a new research suggests.
    Tips to declutter your home and preserve memories
    The study showed that people were more willing to give away unneeded goods that still had sentimental value if they were encouraged to take a photo of these items first, or find another way to preserve the memories. What people really don't want to give up is the memories associated with the item, said Rebecca Reczek, Associate Professor at the Ohio State University. We found that people are more willing to give up these possessions if we offer them a way to keep the memory and the identity associated with that memory, Reczek added.For the study, published online in the Journal of Marketing, the team conducted a field study involving 797 students at the Penn State, where they conducted two different advertising campaigns for a donation drive.The researchers found 613 items were donated in the halls that hosted the memory preservation ...
  • Showcasing Murakami’s surrealism on stage Showcasing Murakami’s surrealism on stage
    Updated: Jun, 27, 201706:15 AM

    Haruki Murakami, an author who is often described as a ‘living legend’ of World Literature, has a way of making even his most surreal stories seem normal because of his engaging and almost...

  • Where the rhythm of East meets the West Where the rhythm of East meets the West
    Updated: Jun, 27, 201706:00 AM

    Cecile Loyer, a well-known French contemporary dancer, experienced Bharatnatyam for the first time watching the dancer duo Renjith Babu and Vijna Vasudevan in 2014 at Chennai.

  • Millenials use public library the most, says study Millenials use public library the most, says study
    Updated: Jun, 26, 201706:00 AM

    It might sound unreal but a recent report suggests those selfie-snapping, blog-posting millennials are the generation most likely to visit a public library.

  • Over 1,000 do yoga in Chinese city Over 1,000 do yoga in Chinese city
    Updated: Jun, 25, 201701:16 PM

    The event was organised in Suqian, which became the 10th city to celebrate the third International Yoga Day.

  • Sundry hues of the rainbow Sundry hues of the rainbow
    Updated: Jun, 25, 201711:48 AM

    In view of Pride Month, Nishadh Mohammed speaks to three very different individuals – one, an unapologetic drag queen, the other, an activist who’s been at the forefront of TN’s LGBT movement, and the...

  • Keeping kids spaces spick and span is easy if you know how Keeping kids spaces spick and span is easy if you know how
    Updated: Jun, 24, 201710:45 AM

    Experts label various ideas and tips on ways to ensure cleanliness and ensure well being.

  • Ramazan shopping keeps Hyderabad bright and alive at night Ramazan shopping keeps Hyderabad bright and alive at night
    Updated: Jun, 23, 201712:04 PM

    There is no other festivity which goes on non-stop for the whole month and in no other Indian city can you find such kind of celebration

  • Art and its central role in a crumbling cosmos Art and its central role in a crumbling cosmos
    Updated: Jun, 23, 201706:30 AM

    “The play is a take on the legend of Dronacharya, the martial arts instructor of kings and princes in the Mahabharata but it’s about our families, about life in the time of terror; on a crumbling...

  • Crafting a community of artisans Crafting a community of artisans
    Updated: Jun, 23, 201706:00 AM

    Vasthra, a handcrafted footwear brand, is organising the third edition of This, That and Everything – Inspired, a handicraft and handloom gala, in Chennai, in an effort to create a community of...