Micro-sculpture of Amitabh Bachchan Art / Artists

Sachin Sanghe, a micro-sculpture artist and software engineer from Bengaluru, creates unbelievably detailed sculptures on pieces of chalk and pencil lead. After looking at these incredible miniature carvings, one remains flabbergasted that how the highly meticulous objects like cartoon characters, statues of deities and realistic face carvings can be sculpted on such tiny pieces of graphite and carbonate rock.

Yaman Sharma – Solan-based luthier behind Cathode Guitars [Interview] Featured / Instruments / Interview

While most dreams die a silent death in our country, we seldom come across someone who dares to choose their passion over career, following the path with no footprints to guide them. Yaman Sharma, founder of Cathode Guitars and Basses, is someone who has found a balance between work and passion. Making dead wood breathe again, Cathode’s each guitar is handcrafted with great finesse guaranteeing...

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Dream of living in an Igloo? Head to Manali this February Featured / Offbeat

Have you ever dreamed of living in an igloo? What if we say you now have a chance to experience that right here in India? Yes, you read that right. Located in Hamta Valley in Manali, Himachal Pradesh, the Manali Igloo Stay is a brainchild of winter-sport specialists Vikas Kumar and Tashi Dorje. Taking their hobby of building forts to next level, the duo has...

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Assam’s bus stop is a new public library for commuters of all ages Offbeat

For the busy commuters who don’t find time to read, 50-year-old Anoop Khanna from Guwahati, Assam has turned a bus stop into the newest public library to peruse as they wait for a bus. Just imagine a library without librarians, no due dates and no one telling you to be quiet. Well, Assam’s bus stop-turned-library is the one spot where no such rules are followed...

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This man charges ₹500 to accept your friend request on Facebook Featured / Offbeat

While most of us use Facebook to make our presence felt, stay connected with friends and make new friends, the famous Bengali singer named Silajit Majumder is using this online platform to demand ₹500 for accepting friend requests. Not only that but the friend request comes with an expiry of two months and after that, you have to pay again to stay connected. But why...

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