My tryst with Korean entertainment started relatively recently. I was having a terrible year, with a parent getting diagnosed with a heart issue, and I was looking for a mental escape. Though I had people close to me around, I craved an emotional space where I was free from stress.
I have been a mutual fund investor for a little over 5 years now. My journey would have been tumultuous had it not been for Monika Halan's investment advice. I first read her book Let's Talk Money and was bowled over by how well she explained the most complicated personal finance topics.
Once upon a time, a friend told me, "Trust me on this! Facebook will become irrelevant 10 years from now." This was during those early-Facebook days, when we had freshly graduated from Orkut, probably around 2005-2006.
This post attempts to narrate my experience so that others can benefit from this information. Most online articles provide general info and are not told from personal experience. I aim to bridge that gap. Additionally, I will share some tips to make your health insurance claim easier.
Personally, I wanted to reprint the PAN card as my old card had faded and worn out. The lamination was falling apart, and the printed details had come off. If you wish to apply for a new PAN or update the details in your existing PAN and reprint the PAN card, you can do it easily online.
I am often asked how's life on "the other side." Am I lonely? Am I depressed? This is a common misconception. Being unmarried is equated to feeling incomplete or unhappy. The popular belief is that one must be married in order to be genuinely content.
The Government of India (GOI) recently encouraged everyone to update their Aadhaar details every ten years. On this page, you will learn how to make updates and submit changes to your Aadhaar Card easily online. Avoid the endless queues and make updates in the comfort of your home.
The government of India (GOI) has come up with sovereign gold bonds (SGB), where Indian residents can hold pure gold in the form of bonds while earning an interest of around 2.5% annually. Learn how to invest in SGB through Canara Bank online in a few simple steps.
The National Pension System (NPS) is a pension system in India that ensures a steady stream of monthly income for citizens post-retirement. Along with retirement benefits, the scheme has many tax benefits. This article focuses on online NPS applications via Canara Bank Netbanking.
I couldn’t find much information online related to IOB PPF applications and payments. This article aims to fill that information gap and instruct readers on how to open a PPF account in IOB.
Recently, I read a book on improving communication skills written by Ian Tuhovsky, a communication expert who has authored many books on the subject. I learned quite a bit about the art of communication, including conversational techniques we could use with unpleasant people.
I was living abroad for many years, and it is only now that I got a chance to register for a Voter ID in India. Since COVID-19 was at its peak, I did not wish to visit the Akshaya Centers directly and wanted to try out a safer method.
I got divorced around 10 years back. I was the first divorcee in my immediate and extended family. Needles too say, fingers were pointed at me for not trying enough. In a conservative place like India, being a divorcee can be tricky.
I started investing in mutual funds in India 4 years back. It has been a rollercoaster ride. Some self-questioning was involved – "Are mutual funds safe?" "Is it even worth investing in mutual funds in India?" "Will I lose money?"
The beauty of these Chrome extensions is that anyone can use them. The tools are not just for professionals. They can help you achieve the desired look and feel for your website, blog, page, or project.
Some employers seem to be stuck in the past despite the rapidly evolving nature of the modern world. This article discusses three questions businesses should pose to their employees to keep up with the times and increase retention.
For the longest time, I have been an advocate of physical books. You can touch them, you can feel them, and most importantly – you can smell them! The downside – I was running out of storage space at home. Recently, I had to give away a lot of my books and that was such a heartache.
Compared to other personal finance books, this one is a bit different in presentation. It is more like a story, jumping from one person’s experience to another, filled with monologues in ancient dialect. Each story talks about the character's own monetary struggles and final path to prosperity.
Does the Vahan Portal throw out an error when you try to update your driver's license mobile number? Learn how to fix this issue easily without visiting the RTO.
Naval Ravikant is an angel investor and businessman who loves philosophy and human psychology. A very unique mix. On this page, I am going to list Navalisms - insightful points on income streams and finance made by Naval, followed by my thoughts on the matter. Let’s decode Naval Ravikant!
Being a stay-at-home mom comes with its unique challenges, and is surprisingly more tasking than people think. It's easy to get caught up in the endless cycle of keeping everything in shape. It can all go nuts!
I binge-watched all six seasons of "Schitt’s Creek" during the pandemic. It was the right kind of warm, soul-stirring goodness that my life was craving in the midst of all that uncertainty.
Having difficulty controlling your online shopping expenditure? Are you tempted to buy something online as soon as you see a product you like? Here are some tips that worked for me.
Use these six easy old-fashioned strategies to save money; they've stood the test of time for good reason
As someone who has been through the toxic phase of being addicted to likes and validation on social media, I give a few pointers on how to reduce the habit and achieve mental peace.
If you are a technical writer or author who is a novice in coding or programming but would like to learn how to apply basic CSS to HTML pages on MadCap Flare, here is a very basic intro and tutorial to get you started. Learn how to make simple design changes to your project stylesheets.
The law of attraction is a familiar concept for many, and there many success stories and books based on this new thought philosophy out there. Can you really manifest anything that you set your mind on? I decided to give it a try and find out the answer myself.
Menstrual cup cleaning tips that work like a charm. If you are a menstrual cup user, special care should be taken during the cleaning process to avoid infections.
I got a severe rash that limited my activities when using a sanitary napkin. I was looking into other options when I heard many women complaining about the same issue. So I finally took that step towards a more economically viable and healthier alternative—period cups.
Lessons I learned from my own experience of using menstrual cups for a year, after tons of research, blunders and experimentation. A few tips and facts about menstrual cups I wish someone had told me earlier. Also includes helpful info on where to buy menstrual cups and which ones to buy in India.
Everything you need to know about the sebaceous cyst removal procedure in India including excision/surgery procedure and postoperative care. Sebaceous cysts are also called epidermoid or epidermal inclusion cysts.
Travel tips if you are visiting Bali from India
Detailed instructions on how to cancel car or vehicle hypothecation at an RTO in India
Get inspired by these fun and highly creative Big Hero 6 birthday cakes.
Mouthwatering desserts that require no baking and can be prepared in a jiffy!
Looking for science project ideas based on gas for your kids? Here are some easy experiments that can be done in the comfort of your own home.
Find out more about gases from these 5 simple, educational science experiments that are super easy and interesting for your kids.
Why is the sea salty? What is hard and soft water? How does rusting happen? Kids are always curious about things that happen around them and no matter how much we try to explain, they might not get the gist of things. It is always better to explain scientific theories in the form of experiments.
Learn more about basic water Science facts from these simple, fun experiments. Can be done in the comfort of your own home in a matter of minutes using everyday items.
This page concentrates on water science, and we explain it to you in the most fun way possible with the help of science experiments. These experiments are specifically meant for kids in elementary school who are currently learning basic scientific facts.
On this page, you will find a simple Science experiment for kids that tell you how to grow your own crystals at home in a jar of water. The whole setup can be done in a matter of minutes and it will take few days for results to be shown. The experiment is pretty basic and apt for kids.
Find out how much moisture is there in the air by creating your own hygrometer. A very simple Science experiment for kids.
How fascinated are you with the planet Earth and the things that happen around us? There are scientific reasons for even the minutest of things that happen on planet Earth. The experiments on this page focus on our planet Earth.
The old rule book of marriage doesn't seem to apply anymore to our new-gen. Find out what simple rules you have to keep in mind to make a marriage tick in this day and age.
In each show, Bittoo invites a celebrity over to his house. But they make their appearance in the show only in the second half. The first half is purely dedicated to the everyday shenanigans of Bittoo and his family. The dialogues cracked by Kapil Sharma form the highlight of each play.
Even if you are a novice when it comes to using Photoshop, you can still easily try this technique to whiten teeth in photographs. There are many methods out there that will help you to whiten teeth instantaneously and effectively, but this one is the easiest photoshop method for amateurs.
Sometimes no matter how much you take care of your teeth, they still seem a tad dim and this is when you can try out some of the tips and techniques that are shown on this page. They are inexpensive, proven to work, and hardly take much of your time.
It might seem a little bizarre, but a wisdom teeth necklace is what many opt for to safe keep their pearlies after surgery. Find out how you can make a wisdom teeth necklace.
Get beautiful bouncy waves without using any styling tools on your hair. Why damage your tresses when you can wear the wavy style effortlessly without any heat? Experiment with these 3 tried and tested techniques.
We all love pancakes and waffles. Some of us love the fluffy goodness of pancakes whereas some others might prefer the crispiness of fresh waffles. But which one of the two is a healthier option?
A list of entertaining 3D puzzles and games to keep adults and kids occupied for hours.
An astonishing 8 out of 10 women are wearing the wrong bra size. Are you wearing the wrong one too? Find out and see how you can measure the choose the correct bra size.
Cute and elegant beach wedding cake toppers apt for a beach themed wedding. Why go for regular pieces when you can get such lovely wedding cake toppers that fit the theme perfectly?
I know many people who are not yet on Facebook. The usual excuses given are: "I don't have time" or "It's a waste of time" If you have made up your mind about not joining any social networking site, then it is absolutely fine, but if you are still two-minded about it, here's something for you.
Unique and modern fish tanks, bowls, aquariums which lend that extra special touch to your entire home decor. Spruce up the look of your interiors by adding these stylish pieces that are not only functional but are an eye candy as well.
Moroccan oil or coconut oil - which oil helps tame your frizzy hair in a better way? In India, we mostly use coconut oil. I have used coconut oil most of my life but then I had to stop it because the oil makes my hair appear too sticky and lifeless.
I had tried out a number of straighteners before including those from Braun, Babyliss, Philips. Even if they were good, especially the Braun one, I couldn't somehow get my hair to stay straight for a longer period of time.
Sheldon is everyone's favorite funny guy and it's no wonder why he is. If you are having a bad day, go through some of these videos and rest assured your mood will be uplifted in no time.
Calling all Sheldon Cooper fans! This page presents the best of Sheldon Cooper's moments and scenes from the Season 1 of the ever loved sitcom The Big Bang Theory. Enjoy the snippets and share a laugh or two as you relive all those priceless TBBT moments.
Mickey and Minnie wedding cake toppers for a Disney themed wedding or for an exclusive Mickey and Minnie wedding theme.
Beautiful yummylicious Disney fairy tale wedding cakes for your fairy tale wedding. Get inspired.
A review of the Maybelline Clear Glow BB cream that I purchased recently. Learn what BB creams are and whether they are worth a buy.
On this page, I am going to focus on some pretty-looking peacock cakes. They are gorgeous to look at and I hope that they give you that much-needed inspiration for your own peacock party cake.
I always like a good sandwich and because of this, I'm always on the lookout for quick, easy sandwich recipes. During this quest, I found the yummiest sandwiches ever! I couldn't help drooling at some of them and I'm sure you would too.
In a marital relationship there are times where you might find your partner overbearing, but is it happening way too often? Have you started hating your partner and do you find sharing a future with them overwhelming?
This page is dedicated to some of my most favorite Hindi romantic songs of the superstar Shahrukh Khan. If you are a die-hard romantic, I am sure you would love these songs because they are not only pleasing to hear but their lyrics are absolutely deep as well.
Ernest Borgnine was not only creatively profound, but he was a very affable character off-screen. If you go through any interview of his, you will find a highly spirited individual who talks about his life and career in an endearing manner.
Yes, your doctor might have prescribed normal lenses but what I have found is that most doctors will tell you getting contacts for astigmatism is not really necessary. For people like me suffering from astigmatism, normal lenses might be able to give you a somewhat mediocre vision.
Kerala breakfast cuisine is simple and packed with flavors. If you are into Indian cuisine, check out some of these recipes that are popular all over Kerala. Not only do they taste delicious, but are healthy as well.
Virgos can be overly critical, introverted, and extremely headstrong—but they're also incredibly loyal partners. Learn how to deal with a Virgo and make the best out of your relationship.
In the 1990s, toys were far simpler and yet youngsters were able to spend a lot of time playing around with them without getting bored. Modern technology does not make these toys less memorable for people who engaged their time with them in the 1990s.
Tunak Tunak Tun is classified as a Bhangra (Punjabi dance/music) number. This form of dance originated in Punjab, India around the 11th century. Originally it was considered as a folk dance but evolved to become the form that you see today. Many westerners went on to adopt this dance.
Does hypnotherapy help to quit smoking? My father is a smoking addict. I can report various incidents where he has told us that he has quit smoking. But we - his family members - knew better. Even if he wanted to quit smoking, he used to smoke on the sly.
Are you left-handed? Or do you know anyone who is left-handed? Here you will read some amazing facts about left-handed people. Statistics have shown that this minority group is more likely to make a mark in whatever they do as compared to right-handed people.
Be it for Holi, Diwali, or any Indian festival and wedding celebrations, these traditional desserts hold a very special place in a typical Indian household. No occasion is complete without at least one of these yummy treats that are rich, flavorful, and easy to make.
Have you had enough of browsing social networking sites? Are you looking for new interesting content on the Web? Here are some of the websites you need to check out if you are bored. Enjoy the collection!
Why do you behave in the way you do? Why are you afraid of certain things the way you are? You need to find the answer to these questions. After finding out the answers, your subconscious mind relaxes because it has finally found the answer it was looking for.
Is reincarnation possible? Can Past Life Regression help you in reliving past life events?
You can prepare Szechwan recipes at home provided you are willing to spend some time at it. On this page, you will see a number of Szechwan recipes in addition to my personal favorite - the low salt Szechwan meatballs recipe.
The preparation is really simple and within 10-15 minutes you will have your own spicy nuts snack! You can even prepare them well in advance if you have a party or a get-together. Low salt spiced nuts are not only healthy but also make a great party snack.
Recently I met an old friend of mine. We aren't exactly best of friends. My friend can debate on any topic under the sun and prefers intellectual conversations over gossip. This makes her a little different from the rest of the bunch.
Learn how you can change your blogger favicon with just a single code! Works well with ALL browsers including IE.
Rose petals exude romance. The soft tone and the beautiful fragrance can make any ordinary wedding seem extraordinary and uber-romantic. This is why many people nowadays are resorting to adding rose petals to their wedding decor.
Find out where you can buy genuine/authentic Amazon Kindle in India.
A simple recipe for diced chicken with peppers.
Most of us love music. Adults and kids alike love to relax to their favorite tunes after a hard day. Do you know that you can create your own music by using simple items? All you need are a few stem glasses, water, and different food colorings.
Do you want to see who is snooping into your Facebook profile? Find out if you can track your Facebook profile visitors.
A simple method using which you can download all your photos and videos from facebook.
Learn how you can make your own vinegar volcano by following these step-by-step instructions. For children, it is always recommended to do science experiments under the guidance of an adult.
Unique looking cat trees for your feline friends.
Like almost every Indian out there, I was glued to my television set too on 2nd April 2011 watching India vs Srilanka World Cup 2011 finals. India didn't start off well, and I was disheartened thinking that we just might lose our chance at winning the World Cup 2011. But destiny had other plans.
If you are hypertensive, then you must be looking for natural ways to manage your blood pressure. The fruit and vegetable recipes mentioned on this page will help you with just that in addition to your medications.
Beautiful Cinderella slippers for kids and adults. Show them off at themed parties or just about any formal occasion.
Learn how to make an instant energizing drink.
Some amazing pictures of the Super Moon!
Today’s real estate market has opened the gates for more short sales to take place, but many real estate agents and investors have never completed the short sale process. So let’s take a look at what the process looks like.
ORS should be taken as often as possible when your body is dehydrated. You can make your own ORS in the comfort of your own home. This is pretty simple and should be given as much as possible in case of dehydration.
Looking for fun experiments to do with your kids? Learn how to make a water filter to clean water at home. This is an educational experiment for children that can help them understand the science behind water filtering. The experiment is simple and easy to carry out.
The first time I heard of Fiverr, I thought I wouldn't be able to make money from it. But now when I see orders coming in, I feel it can be a platform you can use to make a nice income online provided you spend some time on your task.
There are several plumbing problems and disasters that can occur in your home and knowing what to do to fix them is indispensable for your peace of mind.
Help your child grow healthy mentally and physically in this highly competitive world. Some tips for bringing up a child with the right personality and attitude.
Did you know that there are some table manners you need to keep in mind while using chopsticks? This is absolutely necessary in case you are planning to visit some orient countries. This page reveals more about chopsticks etiquette in some popular orient countries.
Absolutely bizarre and ugly costumes sported by celebrities.
Most of us are always looking for various interesting topics to write about. Be it for research papers, for blogs, for websites, people are always searching for topics to write about. If you are on the lookout for popular topics and are totally confused about where to find them, check this out.
Some really memorable photographs taken in the year 2010.
This is what the modern dowry scene is like in India. No more exchange of hard cash. How can India do away with this system when her young children themselves are refusing to let go of it? Doesn't education come with the knowledge that giving dowry is a custom to be frowned upon? Apparently not.
Most often than not, bright green poop or stool can be attributed to the food that you have eaten. Have you been eating too many greeny leaves as of late? Or are you taking some supplements or pills?
This is a dream come true for many of us - to be able to relax and be free with just 4 hours of work every week. I know it’s a dream for me. And I’m sure there are many out there who are looking for the same amount of financial freedom in their life as Timothy Ferriss claims to be getting.
Amazing wedding videos with an Indian touch. A must-watch collection.
Any Google AdSense publisher by now must be familiar with using SEO tips, tricks and strategies to increase their AdSense CTR but most of them tend to ignore a very useful feature in the program – the competitive ad filter.
Things you should keep in mind if your child has a cell phone.
I have been trying to earn an online income for almost a year now. I had achieved some success with Squidoo (now a defunct website), but like how everyone believes – I couldn’t just put all my eggs in one single basket. I wanted to use Google AdSense because I have heard many success stories.
Due to the psychoactive effects, people have used it in religious and healing processes, especially the Mazatec shamans. The Mazatec shamans are thought to be those who first used Salvia, as they live exactly in those places where Salvia Divinorum grows, that is, Sierra Mazateca, Mexico.
Absolutely cute Tom and Jerry cakes baked by people from around the globe.
I'm a huge fan of Sanjeeda Sheikh. Dancing is in her blood and it shows! I remember seeing her for the first time on Nach Baliye and being totally impressed by the ease with which she moved around. A really graceful dancer.
Yummy kebabs along with their recipes.
It can be said that just about "everyone" who's successful in online marketing or blogging uses Twitter. Here are a few simple dos and don'ts that will help you maximize the effectiveness and profitability of your Twitter outreach.
5 inexpensive and most popular gifts for newlyweds this Christmas around. Learn how you can impress your special one this holy season with simple and sweet ideas.
Many people are getting their Adsense account terminated even if they haven't done anything wrong. This is more like capital punishment for those who are looking for ways to earn money online because rest assured, using Adsense on your pages, is one of the best ways to earn online income.
Confused what your woman wants? Most women love getting a lot of attention and would pout, fuss around if they don't get what they want. Here is a list of fun facts. Maybe by the end of it all, you will be able to understand your woman better! No chance? Well, at least you tried!
Even though the coexistence of man and monkey remained peaceful for a long time in India, things became uncomfortable when monkeys started breeding in large numbers. How can India deal with the rising man-monkey conflict?
A yummylicious recipe with curd and potatoes. Also included on this page - Lassi recipes and Lemon curd recipe video.
A yummy and easy tomato curry recipe for those people who love spicy Indian cuisine.
Get to know more about Munnar, South India's own Kashmir, from a visitor's point of view. Original photographs included with a travel summary.
A Record of Indian Parasitic Twins.
How to make a yummy fruit cake.
A list of some of the best Indian patriotic songs.
Beautiful peacock feather bouquets for peacock themed weddings.
Best Peacock Wedding Theme Ideas and Supplies.
Tips on how to effectively stop cyberbullying.
A list of really funny one-liners that are going to make you smile wide - well, I hope they do! These humorous quotes sure managed to tickle me.
Indian luxury trains.
Did you know that drawing comic books can act as an outlet for your emotions and can reduce stress? Comic books are very different from other forms of books in that they have great storytelling capabilities and even have a greater visual appeal.
Some simple yet effective ways to prevent hair loss.
Check out some of these unique houses which are inspired from cartoons.
Whenever I hear mermaids, I think of Ariel. Do these mermaids really exist? People have been spreading rumors about spotting mermaids for a really long time.
Funny moments of people farting recorded on Live TV. Absolutely hilarious and downright embarrassing.
Think all love relationships are the same? Check out some of these bizarre love stories. You will be amazed.
I was looking online for sites that can earn me some extra money online and in this quest I came across Amazon Turk. I was skeptical about using the site (like I am in the beginning with using any kind of site which guarantees you cash).
Verifying my PayPal account and withdrawing funds from it wasn't as easy as I thought. I made some blunders on the way and learned from them. Find out how to make verification and withdrawing funds easier using PayPal in India.
Dal is very easy to make and it is one of the first recipes that mothers in India teach their daughters. You can have this curry with rice or flat breads.
A list of best Hindi Bollywood Romantic songs.
Our mind sometimes refuses to believe the things it sees or hears. Want to confuse your brain a little? Try decoding the puzzles on this page and you'll surely know what I am talking about.
A small list of interesting facts.
Interesting technology laws.
Those funny one-liners can crack you up big time! Especially when you're down and out, just reading one or two funny liners can cheer you up almost instantly, doesn't it? I am a big fan of one-liners - funny ones, of course.
Are you on the lookout for the best of Facebook funny pages? Go through a list of funniest Facebook groups and pages to join right here!