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Updated on Apr 15, 2024 12:41 PM IST

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Cimafunk makes history at Coachella as first Cuban artist to perform

Cimafunk, the Cuban performer blending Caribbean groove with New Orleans brass, made history at Coachella as the first Cuban-born artist to grace its stage.

Cimafunk's music is a fusion of Afrobeat, funk, and hip hop, offering a unique exploration of movement and relief through infectious beats and spirited performances.(Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP)
Published on Apr 14, 2024 06:09 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri

NY's Met Museum shifts focus to African art, history in bid for diversity

Metropolitan Museum of Art to shift focus to African art and culture, aiming to attract more diverse visitors and offer a less Eurocentric perspective.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, one of the world's largest museums, wants to offer its millions of visitors an approach to art that is less
Published on Apr 14, 2024 04:08 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri

7 summer decor ideas that will make your home feel cool and fresh

From intimate indoor ambience to nature-inspired mood boards, interior designer Punam Kalra shares seven summer decor ideas to make your home cool and fresh.

Embrace the essence of summer indoors with a refreshing home makeover(Unsplash)
Published on Apr 14, 2024 02:18 PM IST
By, New Delhi

HT City Delhi Junction: Catch It Live on April 14

The day of April 14 promises to offer loads if you wish to explore Delhi's culture. Check it out here!

Catch It Live on April 14
Published on Apr 14, 2024 11:07 AM IST

Mumbai philatelist turns back time with collection of four lakh stamps

Mumbai philatelist turns back time with collection of four lakh stamps

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Published on Apr 14, 2024 09:02 AM IST
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The timeless dance of opposites: Life Hacks by Charles Assisi

We must make room for ambiguity and doubt, particularly in times of blusterous certainty. No civilisation has ever benefited from assuming a monopoly on truth.

A Nativity scene on the facade of La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. Accompanying my wife Anna on her spiritual treks, even as an atheist, I have found beauty in the music, heritage and architecture associated with her faith. (Adobe Stock)
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 02:18 PM IST

Batter luck next time: Swetha Sivakumar has tips for the perfect idli, dosa

See why dal is essential; how methi can help; why the rice really must be parboiled – and shortcuts that will make it all easier. In this week’s Sound Bites.

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Updated on Apr 13, 2024 09:51 PM IST
BySwetha Sivakumar

Art works of C N Karunakaran, a Marxist who believed in Krishna, straddled modern & tradition

Art works of C N Karunakaran, a Marxist who believed in Krishna, straddled modern & tradition

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Published on Apr 13, 2024 01:17 PM IST
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What would a ‘forever’ battery for an EV look like?

Companies are working on solid-state batteries that would store more energy, for longer, in a smaller space. They would also never need to be replaced.

Currently, EV batteries need to be replaced every five to eight years. (Pixabay)
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 01:21 PM IST
ByVishal MathurVishal Mathur

Up and atom: How exactly does a ‘forever’ battery work?

They are small, nuclear, and will never need to be charged. But what are they likely to cost? What will their carbon footprint be? Take a look.

A BetaVolt atomic battery about the size of a coin could allow a drone, which can currently fly for about 15 minutes at a time, to fly for years on end.
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 01:19 PM IST

Now I Get It: See how Gen Z became the passive-income generation

They came of working age amid crises and change, soaring inflation and cycles of job loss. They had no choice, in a sense; they also had limitless opportunity.

(Adobe Stock)
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 01:15 PM IST
BySukanya Datta

How old is the laugh? Well, it’s a funny story...

Laughter, it turns out, originated at least 10 million years ago. Among apes. See which other species enjoy a chuckle and why the guffaw survived.

(Images: Adobe Stock; Imaging: Monica Gupta)
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 01:14 PM IST
ByNatasha Rego

How many stars is too many? Anupama Chopra on A-listers and streaming platforms

As stars flood the series and films on India’s streaming platforms, I worry that the promise of fresh voices, innovative tales could be eclipsed, Chopra says.

A poster for The Night Manager, a Disney+ Hotstar series featuring Aditya Roy Kapur, Sobhita Dhulipala, Anil Kapoor that leaned heavily on its stunning locales and elaborate action sequences.
Updated on Apr 13, 2024 01:00 PM IST

HT City Delhi Junction: Catch It Live on April 13

The day of April 13 promises to offer loads if you wish to explore Delhi's culture. Check it out here!

Catch It Live on April 13
Published on Apr 13, 2024 12:01 PM IST

Paleo-Indians changed Latin America; rock art in caves proves it

Ancient humans moved to America 25,000 years ago. They told stories of their lives and how they changed the environment in stunning cave art.

Rock art has been found all over South America in caves and on cliff faces. (DW/Guillermo Legaria/AFP)
Published on Apr 12, 2024 06:32 PM IST

You’ve got tales: Titles to bookmark this year

Ai Weiwei writes a graphic novel on his life; AI retells Animal Farm; Questlove on hip-hop; a robot on the run... check out books with a twist to watch out for.

 (Adobe Stock)
Updated on Apr 12, 2024 05:43 PM IST

Math and music: A brief note on Pythagoras’s theory of universal harmonies

The Ancient Greek mathematician used ratios to explain harmony. See what he got right, and see which parts of his theory researchers are refuting today.

A visualisation of Pythagoras and his music theory, by Midjourney.
Updated on Apr 12, 2024 05:32 PM IST
ByAnesha George

The quest for quiet: Can we retune the urban world?

The pitch of human-made noise has risen. See how seismic guns fired underwater are claiming lives; how trains are affecting learning levels in classrooms.

Flamingoes flock to Talawe in Navi Mumbai, during the pandemic. Around the world during this time, birds became more audible; some actually responded to the quiet by beginning to sing more softly. (HT Archives)
Updated on Apr 12, 2024 05:21 PM IST
ByAnesha George

Early ears, audible plants, and bizarre acoustic experiments through the years

Humans have been fascinated by who can hear, and how, for centuries. We’ve used endearing, intriguing and brutal methods to study how sound works.

Charles Darwin played a bassoon to a mimosa, to test whether plants could “hear”. He wanted to see if it would close its leaves, as it did when touched. (It didn’t.) Above, a recreation of the experiment, by Midjourney.
Updated on Apr 12, 2024 05:46 PM IST
ByAnesha George

What did the Big Bang sound like? Tour astonishing sonic landscapes of our world

A Book of Noises journeys back, and peers into the future. See how sound shaped the era of the dinosaurs, and how it’s altering medicine today.

(HT Illustration: Rahul Krishnan)
Updated on Apr 12, 2024 04:59 PM IST
ByAnesha George

Read an exclusive excerpt from Why We Die by Nobel laureate Venki Ramakrishnan

In this chapter, the structural biologist takes a look back at the near-eternal quest for immortality; and the problems, and promise, of cryonics.

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Updated on Apr 13, 2024 09:40 PM IST
ByVenki Ramakrishnan

Summer interior trends 2024: 7 tips to infuse coastal vibes into your home décor

This summer bring the refreshing essence of the coast into your home with these seven expert decor tips for infusing coastal vibes into your interior design.

As summer approaches, there's no better time to transform your space into a serene seaside retreat.(Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 12, 2024 04:43 PM IST
By, New Delhi

We're driven by fear of death: Wknd interviews Nobel laureate Venki Ramakrishnan

The biologist’s new book, Why We Die, is on the science of ageing and the quest for immortality. Life would lose meaning without death, he tells Graeme Green.

 (Image: Kate Joyce / Santa Fe Institute)
Updated on Apr 12, 2024 04:45 PM IST
ByGraeme Green

KG Subramanyan retrospective exhibition at Emami Art showcases over 200 works

Retrospective exhibition of KG Subramanyan's works at Emami Art showcases over 200 pieces spanning seven decades, including iconic reverse paintings.

New exhibition 'One Hundred Years and Counting: Re-Scripting KG Subramanyan' celebrates birth centenary(HT File Photo)
Published on Apr 12, 2024 10:27 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Kolkata

HT City Delhi Junction: Catch It Live on April 12

The day of April 12 promises to offer loads if you wish to explore Delhi's culture. Check it out here!

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Published on Apr 12, 2024 06:30 AM IST

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Published on Apr 11, 2024 06:30 AM IST

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Published on Apr 10, 2024 06:30 AM IST

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Updated on Apr 09, 2024 02:55 PM IST

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Published on Apr 08, 2024 11:40 AM IST
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