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The Vagina Wears Diamonds

Cover Story

It is not just about bleaching. Well-heeled Indian women are taking ‘vaginal beautification’ to absurd lengths despite the health risks

Stories in this issue

Retirement Plan for Realists

One good deed that T20 cricket could yet do is nudge Indian attitudes higher up the risk-return curve: if you dare more, you could earn more. It hasn’t happened so far, at least not in the field of…

Baby Box Alarm

In what is generating major debate in several European countries, the United Nations recently raised concerns about the spread of ‘baby boxes’ in Europe. These baby boxes or hatches— usually…

Mocking Miss Malini

Parody Twitter accounts are always the most fun to track. So no wonder when we discovered Not Miss Malini, we were tickled to say the least. The account aims to mock celebrity blogger Miss Malini…

Chinese Spacewoman Race

One of two female fighter pilots will become the first Chinese woman in space this month, after the two were shortlisted for a place in the three-person team that will blast off in the Shenzhou…

An Auto Eureka Help

The next time you are caught in an autorickshaw with a chatty driver, maybe you should pay attention. You just might hit a business idea, as Mumbai’s Aadhar Bhalinge did. After listening to an…

The Argument against Excellence

At first glance, it is hard not to agree with some IITs rebelling against Kapil Sibal’s one-nation-one-test for engineering colleges. The reasoning is simple: it’s not broken, why fix it, why…

All about Anonymous

BANGALORE ~ Anonymous is a faceless group. No two members know each other’s identity, let alone in which country they reside. They meet in a chat room to decide their course of action.…

Shanghai

When democracy comes in the way of transforming Bharat Nagar into ‘Shanghai’, corporate honchos, in cahoots with a state government, bump off the main opposition and make it look like an…

IOGear Wireless 3D HDTV Kit

I love my TV, my home theatre and my DTH box. But I hate wires. And that’s why I love this kit. It lets me watch movies and TV shows without having to look at a mass of wires. The wireless kit…

Age No Bar

This is something everyone knows, and yet another study has shown how smoking can kill, but with a twist. Most smoking research is done on middle-aged people, but how exactly smoking affects…