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Weekend Magazine


Wooden toys, building blocks and a horde of stuffed animals: once they were common sights in children's rooms. But today a smartphone or a tablet is as likely to be found tossed casually on a child's bed. Even for kids as young as 3, programmes offer play (and claim to be educational). Books and board games often come out bound to apps.
ImageIn this era of digital cameras and smartphones, digital photography has become ubiquitous and one image format for photos has dominated all the others: the JPEG. However, for people who're more serious about their photography the RAW format is worth considering.
Defrosting a fridge or freezer is one of the more tiresome chores in the home. And judging by the home-appliance industry, it's also one that belongs in the past. No-frost fridges are the future and so too are fridges with temperature zones that keep different types of food fresh for longer - at least that's what they think.
As the holy month of Ramazan is ending, the festive spirit of Eid day celebration is reaching itsclimax. The jubilant atmosphere has covered every city with colours, enthusiasm, zest, and earthy aroma of mehndi. Applying henna on hands and feet is a century old tradition of Eid. For women and girls, Eid celebration is incomplete without applying henna on their hands and feet.
Footcare is a top priority when showcasing your feet in sandals or flip-flops. Chiropodist Tatjana Pfersich's advice is to make sure the skin is smooth and the toenails are cut correctly before freeing your feet to the world.
Seducing hyper-connected "Millennials" poses an increasing challenge for luxury brands, which find their markets slowing as young, skeptical consumers force them to rethink strategies. Goldman Sachs estimates that 92 million Americans are in the Millennial generation - born between the early 1980s and the 2000s - surpassing the famed cohort of post-war Baby Boomers who are now approaching a geriatric phase.
With her cut-glass cheekbones, porcelain skin and cascading flaxen locks, it is hard to imagine a better choice to play Tarzan's love interest than Australian actress Margot Robbie.