Money Today Archive Aug 19, 2012 Issue

Edition: Aug 19, 2012

Culture

Sounds like you know about Ray Kurzweil

The American futurist applies Moore's law to technology and propagates the Law of Accelerating Returns, according to which an exponential growth of technologies like Artificial Intelligence will improve memory and increase life expectancy.
  • Think Tank The Joana Vasconcelos exhibit at the Palace of Versailles infuses decadence with creativity.
Travel
R Pallavi
Shillong, Meghalaya
Let the cool monsoon breeze lull you into blissful inertia. Here's a list of destinations that experience the Great Indian Monsoon in its truest spirit.
  • Travel getaway: Dhanachuli A few kilometres ahead of Mukteshwar stands Dhanachuli, a village steeped in the mysticism of the Kumaon region. To add to the effect, stay at Te Aroha, a fabulous hideaway in the hills.
  • Top travel destinations in monsoon A travel industry insider shares his list of monsoon experiences you simply cannot miss.
  • On Your First Cruise Gautam Chadha, Chief Executive of Turin Travel Marketing, on making the most of this voyage.
  • Solving a pet peeve Pets are loving and amusing companions. But they can also become a problem when you want a holiday. Here's a solution.
  • Think Tank The Joana Vasconcelos exhibit at the Palace of Versailles infuses decadence with creativity.
Products
Accessorise This
There's more to an outfit than meets the eye. Success lies in the details, and we show you just how to get 'em right. Follow our foolproof formula to look and feel like a million bucks.
  • The right headphone Bobby Joseph, Country Manager at Plantronics India, helps you pick out the right headphone.
  • Cool home accessories Up the style quotient in your pad with these spiffy accessories.
  • Open season Monsoon brings a welcome relief to the frenzied and sweltering city life, but the swatch of dark clouds can also get gloomy. Here's why you should have a date with the spa when it rains.
Food
Anushree Basu-Bhalla
Monsoon brings the much-needed respite from the heat.
The monsoon brings with it a heady cocktail of traditional cooking, and festivities. Top chefs pick their favourite.
  • How to stock up your home bar Ankit Negandhi, mixologist and owner of Mumbai-based Barwings Hospitality shares tips on stocking up your personal bar.
  • Gourmet Central Bandra in Mumbai gets a fitting replacement to an old neighbourhood favourite watering hole. With stunning views and local ingredients, it doesn't get more 'South Africa' than Sand at Plettenberg Bay.
Fashion
There are a lot of cosmetic ways out of baldness, fighting Mother Nature, as we all know, is in vain.
  • Shoe Stopper He's been dressing the urbane man for quite some time now. Karan Johar's business partner in the fashion industry talks shoes.
  • Fashionable accessories for monsoon The monsoon isn't just about jumping in and out of puddles and setting paper boats to sail. Look your best with these accessories.

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