Rahul A.kumar

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Email lets other people schedule your life—here’s how to stop it

If you feel like you’re playing Whac-a-mole with your inbox, you’re not alone. Somewhere along the line, email became the default means of communication in corporate America. The Radicati Group estimates that the average knowledge worker receives around 100 emails every day, a number that is rising …

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The Build

When I posted a photo of my setup on Twitter, I got a lot of questions about it. Since there’s just too many of them to answer in replies and it …

Britain's Best 'Breaking Bad' Fan Art Goes on Display

See the artworks 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas' illustrator Ralph Steadman curated for his 'Breaking Bad' art show.<p><i>(L to R) Wesley Merritt and Matt Needle's respective contributions to the Breaking Bad art show. Images courtesy 71a London</i><p>For last weekend's <i>Breaking Bad</i> art show, Ralph Steadman …

Frank Gehry Is Right: 98% Of Architecture Today 'Has No Respect For Humanity'

At a press conference in Spain a few weeks ago, a journalist asked world-famous architect Frank Gehry what he would say to critics who accuse him “of practicing showy architecture.” Gehry, who was in town to receive a prestigious Princess of Asturias Award, responded by extending his middle finger. …

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The best portable game console you can buy

Everybody plays video games now – play them right<p>Video games are welcome at the table of popular art, alongside movies, music, and television. Home consoles get a lot of attention, but portable gaming has done the heavy lifting when it comes to expanding the reach and acceptance of the medium.<p>The …

Moon's magnetic heart still a mystery

Stuart Gary<p>Related Stories<p>Earth's pull melts layer around Moon's core, Science Online, 28 Jul 2014<br>• Water as old as the Moon, Science Online, 26 Aug …

Advanced Warfare's biggest patch yet hits today; tweaks weapons, fixes bugs

Developer Sledgehammer is rolling out <i>Call of Duty: Advance Warfare's</i> biggest patch yet today to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The patch which fixes and updates more than 100 items, including the damage and range of nine weapons, will be coming to PS3, Windows PC and Xbox 360 "soon," according to …

What to expect from The Game Awards and PlayStation Experience this weekend

The first weekend in December will be a busy one, in terms of game announcements and reveals, thanks to two big, complementary events: The Game Awards and PlayStation Experience.<p>The Game Awards supplants the annual Video Game Awards (and VGX) that Spike TV put on for the past decade, though Spike …

Giant Blast Shuts Down Starburst Galaxy

Starstruck<p>Astronomers spot gas bursts that may disrupt star formation.<p>For the first time, astronomers have spotted a critical moment in the life of galaxies: high-speed eruptions of gas that may halt the birth of stars.<p>Galaxies, such as our own Milky Way, are vast islands of stars littering space. …

Construction has been approved for the world's largest telescope

The world's largest telescope is finally going to see the light of day. The European Southern Observatory's Council announced earlier today that it had greenlit the planned construction project in Chile, which means that humans will have access to the aptly named "European Extremely Large …

Boom For Mac Is An Equalizer That Improves Your Sound

There are plenty of apps that claim to improve your computer’s sound, but what if one actually did? When I installed Boom 2 for Mac today, I almost couldn’t believe it.<p>Boom is an equalizer for system-wide audio; once you install it, all your audio is fine-tuned to sound better. This means it works …