Famous Five! Child prodigies who went on to make it big
Blaise Pascal, the French mathematician, independently discovered nearly all the geometric proofs of Euclid by the time he was just 12.
World events at a glance
Food, Sport, Music and Dance - there are a number of experiences to be had around the world
Mozart’s hair outsells Beethoven’s locks at Sotheby’s auction
The lock of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s hair was encased in a 19th century gilt l...
Here's why the city of music, Vienna, wants more Indians to pay a visit
Vienna has been rated as the second-most pleasant city to live in.
Salzburg celebrates the 250th birth anniversary of its most famous music composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart that revels the musical and other legacies of this lovely Austrian city.
'Tween maria 'n mozart
Looking for the ‘real’ Salzburg, conditioned by the reel version, there was much more to the city amid the spirit of Maria and ,of course, Mozart.
Tomb raiders: Six shocking grave robberies
From Abraham Lincoln & Elvis Presley's tombs, to the recent discovery of Shakespeare's stolen skull, grave robbers have scrounged around for years.
I was fascinated by the recent book, Daily Rituals: How Artists Work. Author Mason Curry examines the schedules of 161 painters, writers and composers.
It is practice, not birth that harbours prodigies speak
The tendency to attribute success and failure to natural talent is accepted without demur these days. What it does not take into account are the unusual circumstances that go into the making of every champion.