This fantastic car may be short on length, but it has the capacity to fit four individuals comfortably. Using concepts of
aircraft space planning, access through a single rear door and high ceiling in the centre, the Provocator is easy to drive, easy to park and can be used for business purposes like couriers and mobile stores as well. Coming soon. Mirrowcars.com
Nissan X Storage
The X Storage is similar to Tesla’s Powerwall and will be available to pre-order from September. The unit, when hooked up to the grid or solar
panels, can charge when energy is either cheaper or renewable, and can release the energy when demand/cost is higher. Nissan-europe.com
This kickstarter project sounds great and is basically a device that captures solar energy and converts it into electricity used to treat water and make it safe for drinking. The battery also powers a hub that provides wireless internet up to 800m and a charging station for devices. Prototypes being tested in Africa currently. Indiegogo.com
These smart trainers connect to your mobile phone, letting you know your location and where you need to go. Sensors in the shoes buzz to let you know which direction to take. Under development from airline Easyjet . Barcelonastreetproject.com
This is an app-controlled scent dispenser which aims to energise, relax and make you feel great.The smartphone app will control how and which flavour of scent gets dispensed, according to your needs. Cyrano is called a scent speaker. Some olfactory notes include guava, peppermint, lavender and lilac. Onotes.com
Garmin Forerunner 735XT
Garmin’s upcoming watch provides advanced running, swimming and cycling dynamics. It measures heart rate, offers estimates of VO2
max and lactate thresholds. It’s also a connected watch that offers live tracking on demand. Make no mistake, the 735XT is a serious activity watch with state-of-the-art metrics. Coming soon.Buy.garmin.com
Rapha’s Pro Team Flyweight glasses are supremely light and comes with interchangeable hi-tech Carl Zeiss lenses. Available in four frame colours and four optional lens replacements, these glasses don’t just look great oncyclists. Rapha.cc
Del Monte introduces Dried Apricots — apt for those looking for something snacky minus the calories. A flavoured source of cholestrol-free dietry fibre, these apricots can also serve as toppings, to enhance the flavour of your dish. `175. At Reliance Fresh, Koramangala. Details: 22965436
Upsouth presents ‘uthly’, an
innovative dish made from wholesome South Indian ingredients. An Indian version of a burger, it features seven layers including, toasted rice patice, crispy lettuce, garden fresh salad, Malabar croquettes, a sauce and podi-coated lentil cakes. `40. At Orion Mall, Malleswaram.
Keep it light
This summer, experience a twist in flavours with Foodhall’s summer salads. Perfectly suited for the rising temperatures, each of the salads can be served as a side or even as a nutritious and wholesome meal. The menu includes dishes such as the Tandoori Paneer Salad with Pomegranate Dressing, Grilled Fig and Arugula Salad and more. `100 upwards. At Trinity Circle. Details: 22086533
At the movies May 20 | PVR Cinemas
Sarbjit is a film that will tug
at the strings of your heart. Emotionally gripping, it revolves around Sarbjit
Singh, an Indian resident of Bhikhiwind village at the Indo-Pak border, who was convicted as a terrorist by Pakistan’s Supreme Court in 1991. After 22 years on death row, he is attacked by fellow inmates in jail and dies in a Lahore hospital six days later. Watch Randeep Hooda play the lead role and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan play his sister, Dalbir Kaur.
Sand and stone
May 20 | The Ants Store
This pop-up will see Hreem, a
terracotta label and Akkriti, an Indo-Western jewellery brand come together
for a sale at Ants, which is dedicated to promoting local crafts. Choose from a
range of intricately designed earrings, necklaces, bangles and more. `100 upwards. At Indiranagar. Details: 41715639
Saturday, May 21
May 21 | Multiple venues
With an aim to make whisky fun and non exclusive, World Whisky Day, founded by Blair Bowman is being celebrated today. We suggest you let your hair down, hit the nearest whiskey club and ‘cask’ for the establishment’s finest. With a number of exclusive members-only clubs in the country, it sure is a big day for whiskey obsessives across India.
Sunday, May 22
May 22 | High Ultra Lounge
Indulge in delicious food and go
on a gastronomical trip to the land of gems
– Myanmar. The Burmese food festival,
with a versatile menu, will feature special dishes like Mohinga — a bowl of rice noodles covered in a fish-based soup and sprinkled with deep-fried fritters. `250++ upwards.
At Malleswaram. Details: 45674567
Monday, May 23
May 23 | Las Vegas
The 24th edition of the prestigious Billboard Music Awards will witness new artistes like, Fetty Wap (of Trap Queen fame) vying for the top honours alongside names like Adele and The Weeknd, at the T-Mobile Arena. Fans can also enjoy live performances by Rihanna, DNCE, Fifth Harmony and Pink, followed by a special tribute to Prince by Madonna. 5.30 am onwards. Details: vh1.com
Tuesday, May 24
May 24 | UB City
Make sure to create a style statement this summer with the new Spring-Summer collection
by Corneliani. The collection carries a range of footwear for men including exquisite and classy leather and suede shoes. Be it a formal or informal occasion, these shoes will make you stand out. Rs 32,000 upwards. At Vittal Mallya Road. Details: 41738170
Wednesday, May 25
May 25 | Mahua – The Art Gallery
Go on a journey to the land of creativity showcased by the artists in this gallery. The work will be an eclectic mix of paintings and sculptures by 30 established and emerging artists from over 10 Indian states. The works reveal the timelessness of traditional and modern techniques in contemporary art. At Sadashivnagar. 7.30 pm. Details: 23616971
Thursday, May 26
May 26 | Hard Rock Cafe
Agam comes to this popular watering hole, for an early start to the weekend. Known for their contemporary Carnatic rock sound, their songs combine melody, rhythm from Indian music with Western aesthetics, for a truly unique experience. Rs 1,000 upwards. At St Marks Road.
May 22 | The Humming Tree
Ungendered features some of India’s favourite comics, as they delve into and break harmful stereotypes. You will surely find yourselves in splits at an intersection between complex social issues and entertaining narratives! With artistes like Vasu Primlani,Suman Kumar, Punya Arora, Sri Gaddam, and Kelsey Willman, this will sure be a memorable night. Rs 500. 7.30 pm. At Indiranagar. Details: 9886618386
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