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  • Halloween party

    The origin of Halloween

    The candy laden and costume parading Halloween of popular culture owes its beginnings to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain.

  • Will the real Count Dracula please stand up?

    More than anything, he preferred the horrible ways of impalement to torture and execute his enemies. Moreover, to warn his enemies of his strict moral code, he would create a display of the decaying corpses, hanging from the stakes.

  • Be a conscious eater

    Nutrition labels on food packages debuted in the food industry in 2005. Although they may have gone unnoticed, the food labels have become more accurate and elaborate throughout their evolution.

  • A beginner's guide to cutting out sugar

    Sugar cravings may just feel like a small spree when you consume a handful of sugary goodness. But those sprees can last quite a while and become the calorie equivalent of full course meals before you know it.

  • Celebrating Eid-ul-Azha the cleanliness edition

    The Eid of sacrifice is less than a week away. The cattle are arriving, tickets are being booked and recipes are being dusted out.

  • Pros and Cons of Red Meat

    The love for red meat knows no bounds especially when Eid-ul-Azha is just around the corner. You could be one of the passionate buyers intensely searching through the herd in Gabtoli

  • Hilsha export ban

    Hilsa gets GI registration

    GI, short for Geographical Indication, is a system of marking products for their particular geographic origin based on heritage and possession of special qualities or reputation.

  • Acne and treatment

    Acne is a disorder resulting from the action of hormones on the skin's oil glands (sebaceous glands), which leads to plugged pores and outbreaks of lesions commonly called pimples/acne.

  • Painting your home — not as seen on TV

    After countless advertisements on 'painting your own home and getting a new life', the long dormant, creative gene of some viewers is awoken with a rumble.

  • 5 things you should do before you turn 25

    Many a times, the youth feel that they have all the time in the world to make decisions. But this is the time to lay the foundation right. So, take yourself seriously.

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