ABCs of bike stunts

For some, a bike is the source of an adrenaline rush that cars can just not be. So it’s not difficult to find people who like roaming around on a bike, and it is equally easy difficult to find someone who has watched Mission Impossible and pictured themselves doing those amazing tricks. And thanks to constant media exposure, more and more people are getting drawn to the idea of bike stunts.

What exactly is a bike stunt?

Bike stunts refer to activities involving acrobatic manoeuvring of the mot

The books talk, if you listen

We're going to assume that you've heard of audiobooks (no pun intended). While physical books will never go out of style, audiobooks are certainly making their presence known in the modern world.

It's an amazing idea, especially when you think about visually challenged people. For people who cannot see or whose eyesight is poor; audiobooks are a revolutionary medium.

The benefits don't just stop there. Audiobooks are said to increase reading accuracy. Since listening is faster than reading, an

Tour de DU

University of Dhaka — the name that’s uttered with reverence and love all across the country. The gravity of this institution is not to be taken lightly. Which is exactly why every citizen of Bangladesh should visit the Dhaka University campus at least once in their lifetime. The first time I visited the DU campus, I was perplexed. I had no idea where to go, what to do. I was intimidated by its grandeur and exuberance. But after spending five years at the campus, I dare say I have a much better

Setting Up a Personal Library

Whether it's a scorching summer day, soaking rain or a sleepless night, if you have a favourite book in your hands and a cup of tea, what more could you want? Some people like coffee, that’s even better. But it will take a certain mood and vibe sit down and read books. A calm, soothing environment, and if you have a library in your own home, then you will be on cloud nine.

Many people have a hobby of collecting books, many are in need of a personal library for research work or for professional

Basics of bike modification

Remember when Bon Jovi said "I'm a cowboy, on a steel horse I ride"? Perhaps, he liked motorbikes almost as much as we do. And when you customise them to suit your needs, be it performance or cosmetic, they truly take on a unique identity, and that is usually why they are cherished possessions of their owners.

There are a lot of options out there, and here's what you should know before you start tinkering with your bike.

If you like your bike to stand out in terms of aesthetics, it's probably

10 Great Things about Monica’s Apartment from FRIENDS

Monica, Rachel, Phoebe, Ross, Joey and Chandler. You remember the names. FRIENDS was a sitcom that started back in 1994 and was on air for ten years, ending in 2004. But the show was so successful that it left a very lasting effect on the audiences and the evidence is that even though it’s been years since it ended, people still discuss it all the time. It is considered as one of the most popular shows of all time and it’s become quite the pop culture icon. That being said, even though it was si

Setting Up a Home Office in Bangladesh

The concept of working from home is not a new one. It’s been around for a while but mostly it was freelancers who took advantage of this opportunity rather than those who had a 9 to 5 job. But with the harsh blows of the pandemic, things have changed. The more you can reduce the chance of contamination and contact, the safer you are. So, the wise decision is to keep the offices and any place that has a huge gathering shut off but life can’t go that way forever. The economy, livelihood and many o

Basic aquarium decoration ideas

Aquariums are a great addition to decor. They bring colour, promise and they are aesthetically pleasing to the eyes. They are known to be soothing and have a relaxing effect on both human as well as pets. If decorated properly, a fish tank can really become the focal point of your room.

The background is very important for your fish tank. If you have a fish bowl, there's really not much scope to use a backdrop. A tank however, with its bigger space needs one. Different shades of blue or images

Chess for your child

This is probably the most famous boardgame of all time. The game is so popular that chess needs no introduction. In fact, a number of chess terms are embedded in our culture.

It is estimated that there is more possible iteration of chess games than there are atoms in the observable universe. Chess is one of the few games that actually develop cognitive skills. It teaches patience, pattern recognition, thoughtfulness. It promotes logical thought process and helps one to focus.

Chess builds crea

Bullying: the evident menace and how to deal with it

Bullying is a form of emotional or physical abuse that has three defining characteristics which separates it from conflict, namely, intention, repetition and power imbalance.

The perpetrators are called bullies, and they carry out their actions with the sole purpose of hurting someone physically/mentally. Power imbalance refers to the difference of the social class/position in the hierarchy that distinguishes them. In other words, the bully sees the victim as vulnerable and thus considers them