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Fishing cats have webbed feet for swimming and fishing. (Photo: Anjani Kumar)
A cheetah at the Mashatu game reserve in Botswana (Photo: Getty Images)
Childish Gambino. (Photo: Getty Images)
Childish Gambino. (Photo: Getty Images)

Polymath, renaissance man, rapper

Childish Gambino, the multi-talented musician, dropped a new album. His fascinating new work pushes every boundary and can leave you spell-bound

Use sunscreen if you are around natural light. istockphoto
Use sunscreen if you are around natural light. istockphoto

Skincare at home

Taking care of your skin is important even when you are spending time indoors

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A May Mobility vehicle driving through Providence, Rhode Island, in May. (Photo: Getty Images)
Illustration: Sarnath Banerjee
An online jigsaw of the masterpiece ‘Feeding The Parrot’ by Pestonji Bomanji, put up by CSMVS with The Heritage Lab
An online jigsaw of the masterpiece ‘Feeding The Parrot’ by Pestonji Bomanji, put up by CSMVS with The Heritage Lab

Bring the museums into your home

As the coronavirus shuts down exhibitions, museums and galleries have taken to virtual showcases to connect with viewers

Coral reefs support 25% of the global ocean ecosystem.  (Photo: Getty Images)
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‘Manilkara kauki’: Unknown Indian artist, painted for William Roxburgh, Kolkata, c. 1805 (Photo courtesy:  Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh)
‘Manilkara kauki’: Unknown Indian artist, painted for William Roxburgh, Kolkata, c. 1805 (Photo courtesy: Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh)

The Indian artists of Roxburgh’s herbarium

Nearly 2,595 paintings of Indian plants were created for the Central National Herbarium in Kolkata in 1795. Unfortunately, not much is known about the Indian artists responsible for these drawings

Sukhada Tatke and her husband, Didier.
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Labels and names often come with other, unnamed and incorrect ideas. (Photo: Getty Images)
Labels and names often come with other, unnamed and incorrect ideas. (Photo: Getty Images)

Could I borrow your turban?

How do you explain diversity and representation to children under lockdown when all they see is their parents all day?

A boy feeding pigeons at Marine Drive in Mumbai.getty images
A boy feeding pigeons at Marine Drive in Mumbai.getty images

‘GO KABOOTAR GO’

As the coronavirus pandemic fuels a sense of hygiene, some Mumbai residents use the opportunity to shut down pigeon feeding spots

A con-call is the perfect excuse to practise some self-care. (iStockPhoto)
A con-call is the perfect excuse to practise some self-care. (iStockPhoto)

How to video-call in style

Keep it professional, dress comfortably but well and ensure that children and pets don’t interrupt your business calls

(above) A ‘karigar’ working in Rahul Mishra’s atelier; and Anita Dongre with artisans of the NGO Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA).
(above) A ‘karigar’ working in Rahul Mishra’s atelier; and Anita Dongre with artisans of the NGO Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA).

Can Indian fashion ace the sustainability challenge?

A recent report points out 40% of Indian consumers buy only from eco-friendly platforms but sustainability remains a hazy concept for many

‘Haldi ki barfi’.
Rutuja Bhosale during the BVG Pune Open Women’s Championship in November 2018
Piyush Pandey at Crossfit Himalaya
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