The top 10 cannabis lifestyle trends of 2017

Wrapping up another year that had its share of soul-crushing moments, the ongoing progress of marijuana legalization and exploding growth of the cannabis industry are two of the few things keeping me cautiously hopeful as we head into 2018. Let’s take a moment to mark the monumental strides for marijuana in the past twelve months. Here, in no particular order, are the 10 key cannabis lifestyle trends that defined the past year: 1. Concentrates get classier Thanks to devices like the Highlighter by Bloom Farms, Dipper by Dipstick Vapes, Boost by Dr. Dabber and Pax Era, and INDVR…

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King-size lifestyle of residents contradicts slump in market

City-based industrialists cry for business but when it comes to enjoying vacations, they never miss any opportunity. An i-stock image Shivani Bhakoo Tribune News Service Ludhiana, December 26 The business community in the city always cries for slump in the market. Their concerns are — there is no work in the market, exports are hit and payments are a real problem — among hosts of other issues.But as far as living life in a style is concerned, there is absolutely no compromise. If travel agents in the city are to…

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Honor 7X Out of Stock Within Seconds in First Sale in India, Huawei Claims

HIGHLIGHTS Honor 7X is exclusively available via Amazon India It will next go on sale on December 14 Registrations for next week’s sale have opened Honor 7X, the new affordable smartphone competing against the popular Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and Mi A1, went out of stock within seconds of becoming available in India in the first sale, parent company Huawei has claimed. The smartphone is sold exclusively on Amazon India, and features a 5.93-inch full-HD display with 18:9 aspect ratio, dual rear cameras and a 3340mAh battery. The company said Honor 7X will next go on sale…

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A Dietitian’s Picks for the Top Food Trends of 2018

  Are you curious what the best food trends are going to be in 2018? What’s going to dethrone seaweed and coconut oil to claim the crown as the next “superfood”? (Or maybe we’ll stop using that term altogether, that would be the best trend of all! But I digress.) This past October, I made my way from Toronto to Chicago for the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo. The expo is massive, and basically like a playground for food companies to showcase their newest and best products to dietitians, bloggers, and…

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THE 22 TOP CULT FASHION ITEMS OF 2017

A Cult Gaia clutch at New York Fashion Week. Photo: Imaxtree Do you ever find yourself scrolling through Instagram, only to stop and think, “Damn, all of these people are wearing a variation on the same outfit?” Well, you’re not alone, and this phenomenon only seemed to become more prevalent in 2017 — so much so that we were able to piece together a step-by-step guide to dressing like a professional influencer over the summer. With the continued rise in popularity of streetwear, a handful of shoe styles, logos and brands led to…

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Android Oreo Now on 0.3 Percent of Active Devices, Marshmallow Powers Majority: Google

HIGHLIGHTS Android 8.0 powering 0.3 percent active devices Marshmallow still powering majority of devices Nougat now running on 20.6 percent devices Android 8.0 Oreo, Google’s latest mobile operating system, after showing up in October Android distribution chart for the first time has made a small rise in new version chart. The latest distribution numbers from Google reveal that the Android Oreo is inching closer to 1 percent of active Android devices though it may take couple of more months. Last month, Android Oreo was reported running on 0.2 percent of Android devices, and…

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The Art of Dum Cooking

Whenever the thought of biryani crosses the mind, a word that is almost instantly linked with it is ‘dum’. Dum Biryani is a favourite, which is a one-pot dish of aromatic spices and delightful flavours – a result from slow cooking the ingredients in a sealed, heavy bottomed vessel for hours or even overnight in certain cases. The slow cooking works like magic to beautifully infuse the flavours from the various spices and herbs and make the meat unbelievably tender. This style of cooking, traditionally known as dum pukht, is of course not just…

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Street Food of India: The Happy Family of Gol Gappas, Paani Puris and the Phuchkas of India

What brings together a country with a billion people from multiple states, communities, and descents? You may want to put forth a mix of factors but we believe that one of the greatest unifiers of a country as wide and diverse as ours is its Food. Each state has its own signature speciality, made using recipes that have been preserved, mastered and perfected over centuries. Then, there are some dishes that come from one region and yet belong to all. These dishes travel far and wide and, over decades, become…

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An artist’s food-porn illustrations that Instagrammers would be jealous of

While visiting her sister in the UAE almost six years ago, Yasra Khoker was inspired by her niece and nephew. She liked the way they would spend hours after school copying pictures of dishes that appeared on menu leaflets. When Khoker returned to India, she began doing something similar. Trained as an interior designer, Khoker had already been sketching for over 15 years. “Even while growing up in (the) UAE, during family get-togethers, we would sit and sketch and make magazines and select stickers for our drawings,” said the 32-year-old,…

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The Colour of The Yolk Tells You This About the Egg

Poached, deviled, fried, omelet, hard-boiled or par-boiled, cook it the way you like because an egg never fails to transform into a fantastic meal on your plate. Eggs form an essential part of our dietary preferences, both egg white and egg yolk boast of health promoting properties. Egg yolks, shunned by some for fear of being ‘ fattening’, are in fact an excellent source of protein. They contain vitamin D which is necessary for bones and teeth and other essential nutrients that help balance blood sugar levels, protect against heart…

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