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12 Fascinating But Terrifying Diseases

The human body is truly fascinating. The way so many complex processes enable us to be walking, talking, intelligent creatures has fascinated mankind for...

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story: The Man Who Can Do No Wrong

Title: M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story Rating: 2.5/5 CBFC Rating:U Genre: Biography-Drama-Sport Star Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Kaira Advani, Herry Tangri, Anupam Kher, Boomika Chawla, Disha Patani, Rajesh Sharma Director:...

Shouldn’t India Legalise Marijuana Now?

Ganja. Pot. Weed. Mary Jane. Cannabis. These are the many names we know marijuana by. It might be illegal but it’s also cheap and...

Women Chess Players Threaten to Boycott World Championships

Top-ranked female chess players are refusing to participate in the 2017 world championship in Iran after being told that they will be compelled to wear...

The Upcycling Project

When 20-year-old Harshil Vora saw the amount of waste being generated and nothing being done to utilise it, he singlehandedly took up the task...

Art and Hell in Balochistan

What happens when human lives are used as pawns in a political game? Ask Saud Baloch, a young artist from Pakistan whose sculptures can...

Identical Twins Get into the Darnedest Situations

Embarrassing things happen when people can't tell your sibling and you apart. Redditors list out the most awkward situations they have experienced which involved...

9 Questions About the Surgical Strike You Were Too Embarrassed to Ask

1. Has the Indian army conducted a surgical strike across the Line of Control? Evidently. The Director General (Military Operations) of India, Ranbir Singh, announced...

10 Hidden Gems of the Internet

The internet is a treasure trove of hidden gems if you only know where to look. And since Reddit is the perfect place to...

Birthdays Are Not All About the Cheer

Imagine this. It is your birthday. The clock strikes 12, your phone has a dozen notifications from Facebook and WhatsApp, the day goes according...

When You Can’t Get It Up

"'Yeh nahi ho sakta, tu mera beta hai' (This can’t happen, you are my son). These words from my dad still make me wonder why...

Would You Remove Your Body Hair to Please Someone?

Almost every person feels the need to conform to beauty standards set by society, one of which includes having a hairless body. Over the...

The Funniest Loan Requests Bankers Have Received

Bank employees, especially the ones that are responsible for approving loans have to deal with a multitude of strange requests from customers. Here the...

Sex and Dance with Leena Yadav

Leena Yadav’s Parched has been making people’s heads turn at international film festivals for over a year now. That this movie on the lives...

“Metal music is about individuality and less about being or looking cool”

Independent musicians in India are struggling to grow. Whether it has been music that has conformed to a particular framework and tried to make...

Stray Dogs Beaten to Death, Paraded in Kerala Town

In India, cruelty towards animals seems to be increasing with each passing day. This year alone, dogs have been burnt alive and flung off...

The Misadventures of Sleepwalkers

‘Noctambulism’ is just a fancy word for sleepwalking. It usually happens when a person is transitioning from deep sleep to light sleep. Sleep talking,...

A Day in the Life of a Private Detective

For India’s first lady detective Rajani Pandit, the tryst with the truth is never ending. For the past 28 years, Rajani Pandit has emerged...

His Epiphany, My Inspiration

“There were lonely, lonely times. I didn’t have much money, so I slept on the streets, I camped  under the bridges and I lived...

‘A Great Poem Becomes You.’ An Interview with Mumbai-Based Poet Mihir Chitre

By day, Mumbai’s Mihir Chitre, 28, is a high-flying advertising professional. By night, he is a high-flying poet. His poetry collection Hyphenated was published by...

Maximum City, Zero Budget

The month has almost ended, and so have our salaries and pocket money. If you were a dedicated reader and followed our high-end and medium budget...

Heavy Rainfall Ends Four-Year Drought in Maharashtra

Districts in Marathwada and Vidarbha have been the areas most affected by severe drought conditions over the last four years.  The dams were not...

Why Migrants Love Mumbai

Have you ever googled “What makes one a Mumbaikar?” Have you ever noticed that these articles all have one thing in common? If you’ve...

The Challenges of Depicting Yuvraj Singh on the Silver Screen

“If not Yuvraj Singh then I would have loved to play Dhoni in the biopic MS Dhoni: The Untold Story. He is the champion...

Unbelievable, But True

What if you were to tell someone that you made a burglar call 911 from his own phone or you saw a crow that...

Mangalorean Marvels

Mangalore is a coastal town tucked on the Western Coast. Bound by the Arabian Sea on the west and the western ghats to the...

Catfights in Mumbai Trains

For someone who has been living in Mumbai for a long time, the hectic train commute becomes an inevitable part of one’s life. As...

Sisak: How India’s First LGBT Silent Film Came to Life

Larger-than-life big sets, big bucks actors, fancy equipment and a thousand people working on sets are the elements that make up  a big blockbuster...

ISRO Launches Eight Satellites into Space

At 9:12am, Monday, the Indian Space Research Organisation launched PSLV’s longest flight SCATSAT-1 carrying 8 satellites, its longest mission yet. With a mission time of...

The State of MMA in India

MMA (Mix Martial Arts) is a sport that a lot of people don’t know about, even though it has been around in India for...

The Falguni Phenomenon

Watching Falguni Pathak at a press conference is kind of like observing an actor on set. It was almost as though she kept going...

Picture of the Week: Airglow

Yuri Beletsky, a member of the 2016 ESO (European Southern Observatory) Fulldome Expedition team in Chile has taken this gorgeous photograph. Our parent galaxy, the...

Limberbutt Will Make America Great Again

For those who thought they had a choice between just Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the US Presidential elections, this news may come...

Tyrell Valladares, the Man Behind the ‘I Am Bandra’ Artwork

If you’ve walked through Bandra, you’ve most likely seen the ‘I am Bandra’ and ‘We are the world’ art installations. Tyrell Valladares is the...

When Kids Creep Out Adults

Kids are usually happy-go-lucky, carefree individuals but sometimes they can harbour some dark, chilling thoughts. Redditors list out the creepiest things they have heard...

BCCI’s Anurag Thakur and the Art of Taking Guard Behind the Stumps

Anurag Thakur is presumably a wise man; that seems to be a reasonable statement. After all, the man is Bharatiya Janata Party MP and...

In 2050, No One Will Have Hangovers

Imagine having the pleasures of alcohol without the consequences of a hangover. Sounds like wishful thinking? In 2050, every booze-lover's dream may finally come...

ICC World T20: How It Changed Indian Cricket Forever

“In the air, Sreesanth takes it!” This is the statement we first heard on television exactly nine years ago and it changed the way...

What Collegians Think About Homosexuality

Let’s just face it. Homosexuality is still a taboo topic among most Indian families. Ask any middle class family about their views on Section...

The Bayside Weekly Bulletin: The Week That Was

At Bayside, we strive to bring you the best stories from around the world. But with the constant barrage of information from different mediums,...

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Andaz Apna Apna turns 21 today! It means it can now drink beer and wine in bars, officially. We all want to sit around...

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