Money Today Archive Dec 23, 2012 Issue

Edition: Dec 23, 2012

Culture

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Give for greatness

With philanthropy, you can not only change the world, you will also change yourself.
  • Let's get to know Simone De Beauvoir Author of Second Sex (1949) and Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter (1958), the French philosopher pioneered the first wave of feminism.
  • Moving with your Mind Your bags are packed and you're all set to move to that new city or country. But are you mentally ready for this life-changing event? Here's how you can be.
Travel
Four Tet Concert
An electronic dance music festival held annually at Candolim Beach in Goa held from December 27 to 29. India's finest and most respected food and wine exhibition and more...
  • Get the party started Venture beyond the tried and tired and allow yourself to be wooed by the new meccas of nightlife across the globe.
  • North Korea's Tallest Hotel Government planners had hoped the enormous Ryugyong Hotel would symbolise a resurgent North.
  • The city of Nizams The City of Nizams, Hyderabad, has made it to Lonely Planet's Top 10 Cities for 2013.
Products
The Decision is Yours
Dun & Bradstreet is a leading source of global business information, which helps companies take decisions with confidence. Kaushal Sampat, President and CEO, gives you quick tips on decision making.
  • How to avoid debilitating backaches Here are a few tips to maintain a perfect posture. While standing, hold your head up, chin in and look straight ahead.
  • Intellectual agility Here are a few tips to keep your mind razor sharp throughout your life.
  • New products in the market Apple's thinnest and most sophisticated 2012 edition of iMacs come with 21.5-inch and 27-inch screen sizes, 8GB RAM, an Intel Core i5 processor, and terabytes (TB) of storage.
  • New releases this month Adapting broadway for the big screen is a tricky task, and one that's been attempted countless times. From The Phantom of The Opera, to Chicago, Hairspray and Grease; there've been some hits and an equal number of misses.
  • Winter workout tips Outdoor winter exercise can be fun. These tips are likely to make workouts safer and give better results
  • Time for a revolution Fossil ties up with the American tattoo artist Mr Cartoon for a new, wackier and wickeder chapter in watch wearing.
  • Checked Out New research suggests regular medical check-ups do not necessarily help in preventing illnesses.
  • Let there be light Suchitra Krishnamoorthy, former actress and singer, tells you why candle light is good for you.
  • Ready to cook on a lava rock? Vinod Aggarwal of Sunshine Stoves is returning to the classic tradition of using lava rocks in stoves.
  • In your shoes Harkirat Singh, MD, Woodland, talks about the qualities that make a good adventure shoe.
  • Man of Steel 'I wear my stardom like a t-shirt and not a tuxedo', says SRK who describes his watch collection as casual and classy. Take a cue.
  • Through the Google Glass Slip on Google's radical new glasses and bring your world to life.
Food
A rum do
Mount Gay rum, often referred to as the 'rum that invented rum', was created in Barbados in 1703. With Christmas around the corner, the company shares its top rum dessert recipes.
  • New kind of India on the food map In an exclusive tete-a-tete with BT More, UK-based celebrity chefs Anjum Anand and Vineet Bhatia share their culinary philosophy and the inspiration behind it.
  • In Pursuit of Happiness The microbrewery business is booming in India and it is changing beer, as we know it, for the better.
  • Small Plates, High Style Arola, the pica pica Spanish restaurant at the W-Opera, brings a whiff of flamenco to upscale Paris.
  • A challenge to mull over Mulled wine is a great companion for a cold winter evening. While it's easy to get wrong, it's not hard to make it the right way either. Here's how.

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