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  • Chasing their Bollywood dreams
    Feb 14, 2018 By Shashank Bengali
    In a Mumbai slum, an unlikely acting coach helps impoverished children prepare for a career in Hindi films
  • Afghan book trade is booming
    Feb 14, 2018 By Rod Nordland and 
Fahim Abed
    Fuelled by pent-up demand for both outside views and local authors, publishers and sellers in Kabul are flourishing
  • Building hope with bamboo
    Feb 14, 2018 By Tessy KoshySpecial to Weekend Review
    A Hyderabad couple grappled with debts, depression and kidnappings in their bid to promote eco-friendly, sustainable homes to give a livelihood to tribal artisans
  • Preserving Angkor Wat’s legacy
    Feb 14, 2018 By Manasi MathkarSpecial to Weekend Review
    Working side by side with Cambodians, Japanese historian Yoshiaki Ishizawa has devoted fifty years of his life to preserve the temple complex for the future
  • Food sources might affect how we describe scent
    Feb 14, 2018 Nicola Davis, Guardian News & Media Ltd
    Humans have long been considered poor at describing smells, but research on hunter-gatherers shows this is not the case for everyone
  • Watch: First half-human robot in Dubai
    Feb 13, 2018 Mariam M. Al Serkal, Senior Web Reporter
    British-born cyborg artist explains how antenna in his head helps him cope with colour blindness
  • It’s time to modify our brains
    Feb 07, 2018 By Laurent Alexandre
    Some people are smarter than others. Soon, robots will be smarter than all of us. We can ignore all of that, or start using brain sciences to level the playing field
  • Boy, 7, didn't want to skip class and did this
    Feb 03, 2018 Gulf News Web Report
    Filipino Grade 1 pupil unwittingly turns himself into a social media star after he did this in class
  • China’s watchful eye
    Jan 31, 2018 By Simon Denyer
    Facial recognition is the new hot tech topic in the country. Banks, airports, hotels and even public toilets are all trying to verify people’s identities
  • Paying for the crimes of their parents
    Jan 31, 2018 By Nilima PathakSpecial to Weekend Review
    Niroja Laxmi Mohaptra has found her calling in helping children who end up behind bars when their parents are serving a jail sentence
  • Saffron, the golden spice of Kashmir
    Jan 31, 2018 By Haroon Mirani
Special to Weekend Review
    The world’s most expensive spice has been cultivated in the historic Indian town of Pampore for generations
  • Unplanned obsolescence
    Jan 31, 2018 By Calvin Trillin
    Calvin Trillin reflects on the idioms lost in the age of the smartphones
  • ‘Indians incapable of being fanatics’
    Jan 24, 2018 By Bobby NaqviUAE Editor
    Sadhguru talks about revitalising rivers and why he feels intolerance exists only in English TV news studios in India
  • Greece’s horrific ‘island prisons’
    Jan 24, 2018 By Griff Witte
    The deterioration at refugee camps has occurred even though far fewer refugees are arriving on Lesbos now than in 2015 and 2016
  • Your face will give you away
    Jan 24, 2018 By Karen Kaplan
    People can judge whether someone is sick by looking at a photo for just a few seconds
  • People pay exorbitant rents to live in front of the sea, but ‘the king’ does not have any bills
  • ‘Palestinians are feeling completely isolated’
    Jan 19, 2018 Rafique Gangat, Special to Weekend Review
    Residents condemn Trump’s controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
  • Traveller who lost bike gets big surprise in UAE
    Jan 18, 2018 By Sanya Nayeem, Deputy Social Media Editor
    He arrived in the UAE after travelling 103 counties, but then his motorbike went missing. Here's what Dubai Police did
  • Rolapena, a wonder pen that grows into a tree
    Jan 17, 2018 By Mythily RamachandranSpecial to Weekend Review
    Turning a used pen into a sapling, Kerala-based social entrepreneur and designer Lakshmi Menon’s innovative product is environmentally-friendly
  • Why Indians prefer to cling to cash
    Jan 17, 2018 By Vindu Goel and 
Suhasini Raj
    People prefer cash for routine transactions, despite intensive government efforts to push digital platforms
  • Inside the life of a hypochondriac
    Jan 17, 2018 By Nicola Erdmann
    For hypochondriacs, travelling presents enormous challenges
  • Women more likely to survive tough times: study
    Jan 15, 2018 Kate Hodal, Guardian
    In times of famine, epidemic and hardship over the past 250 years, women have consistently outlived men
  • Man who’s pulling the plug on social media
    Jan 10, 2018 By Syed Hamad AliSpecial to Weekend Review
    Cal Newport advocates a complete break form Facebook, Twitter and the like, and being smarter with our smartphones
  • The 7,400-acre Aokigahara Forest, near Mount Fuji, has gained a grim reputation as one of Japan’s top suicide destinations
  • It’s OK to turn away from screens
    Jan 10, 2018 By Vivek Wadhwa
    Remember when we would just pick up the phone and call someone rather than emailing them?
  • World's oldest yoga teacher talks long life
    Jan 08, 2018 Gulf News Social Media Team
    Born nearly one hundred years ago in 1918, she is still a world class yoga instructor
  • Surprise visit from Pope Francis
    Jan 08, 2018 Gulf News Social Media Team
    Pope Francis’ ‘Fridays of Mercy’ initiative continues long after the jubilee year
  • Walking the Camino de Santiago
    Jan 03, 2018 By Mick O’ReillySpecial to Weekend Review
    It is an ancient route across Spain that has been walked for centuries. It’s a time for reflection and soul searching
  • A father sues to curb junk food in India
    Jan 03, 2018 By Geeta Anand
    Rahul Verma filed a public interest lawsuit in the Delhi High Court in 2010, seeking a ban on the sale of fast food and soft drinks in and around schools across India
  • Why trying new things is so hard to do
    Jan 03, 2018 By Sendhil Mullainathan
    Most people make relatively few personal experiments, in both small and big things, and the cost of passivity can be enormous
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  • They revealed the relationship to friends and family during a party Saturday night