Shrey Verma

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The $400,000 Rolls-Royce Wraith is a car with no rivals

With the two-door Wraith, you have a Rolls-Royce that's designed to be driven — and driven at high speed. Don't be mistaken — the Wraith isn't a spritely Lotus-esque English sports car. If you're expecting a bigger Elise with a leather-lined cockpit, you will be disappointed. On the other hand, …

The best dessert in 25 countries around the world

Crème brûlée is a favorite dessert all over France. It's a mix of rich, creamy custard topped with a layer of hard, crunchy caramel that's just …

What the color of a logo tells you about a company

That's because different colors are associated with different feelings.<p>Green conveys organic growth, the earth, nature, or feelings of caring.<p>Meanwhile, black communicates feelings of sophistication, authority or seduction.<p>Not convinced?<p>Consider the green logo for Starbucks or Greenpeace and the …

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

Marvel at the icy blue Upsala Glacier, a valley glacier in Argentina's Los Glaciares National Park in Patagonia.<p>Feel like you’re swimming off the …

25 places to party before you die

Apple Looking Into Built-In Telephoto iPhone Camera Lenses

Apple’s iPhone is just about the best smartphone camera you can get, but a new patent application provides a good indication of how it could get even better. The patent is for a “small form factor telephoto camera (via AppleInsider) and describes how the company might make a camera with a narrower …

Does the digital era herald the end of history?

<b>Has the digital transformation of our society put the future of recorded history in jeopardy? Many internet observers fear so. But why, and what do they mean?</b><p>Since the 1980s our lives have grown increasingly digital, and with dizzying speed.<p>Most of our photos, videos, conversations, research and …

Humanities

'Bloodborne' Has Already Sold Over 1 Million Copies

Already, in its first month on store shelves, <i>Bloodborne</i> has sold over 1 million units through to consumers.<p>The game received widespread praise from gamers and critics alike, earning a 93/100 on Metacritic and a 9.5/10 here at Forbes.<p>“<i>Bloodborne</i> was a new challenge for us, and our goal was to create …

Big Data Grows Up

Over the past decades, analytics processes have been developed and deployed in a custom, one-off, artisanal fashion. This makes sense when high-value problems are being addressed, but not when it comes to affordably incorporating big data into the myriad small decisions a business makes every day. …

Data Warehousing

New DuckDuckGo Beta For Android Released

Search engine DuckDuckGo has announced that they are releasing a beta of their new DuckDuckGo app for Google’s Android platform.<p>The new DuDuckGo beta …

How Safe Are Your Bitcoins?

Bitcoin (BTC) is a digital currency that can be instantly transferred to anyone in the world. It was designed using cryptography to control the creation and transfer of money as opposed to relying on a central authority.<p>Since Bitcoins operate without a central authority, supply is regulated by …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Review In-Depth: Looking Beyond The Flawed Curve

<i>The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is now on sale. I’ve spent the last week with the handset to find out if the ‘edge’ is useful or useless. It’s tending towards the latter, but it’s worth pointing out that under the screen is one of the best Android devices on today’s market.</i><p>Last week I noted down my …

Phones

Top 10 sights in Cancún and Yucatán

It's no great secret why Cancún, and to a larger extent the Yucatán Peninsula, has become Mexico's top tourist destination. Some people are lured by the simple pleasures of a white-sand beach, turquoise waters and perhaps a little partying here and there. Others find themselves drawn to the …

The best architecture of 2015

London's Design Museum unveils its annual Designs of the Year exhibition tomorrow. Take a look at some fabulous finalists from the architecture category.<p>The pristine glass façade of Szczecin, Poland's Philharmonic Hall by Fabrizio Barozzi and Alberto Veiga cuts a striking figure against the city's …

The 10 Funniest Dilbert Comic Strips About Idiot Bosses

Dilbert.com<p>It should be comforting that no matter how much you hate your boss, they can't possibly be as bad as the Pointy-Haired Boss.<p>The idiot …

Apple and Alibaba could destroy the banks

And they're quietly undergoing a revolution.<p>In the old days almost all payment systems were managed through your bank. Whether by issuing a cheque or paying with your debit card, in effect every transaction you made was settled through a single institution that managed your current account.<p>Those …

FLOWCHART: How To Order Whiskey Like A Pro

So you've decided to drink whiskey. That's good, but it's just a first step.<p>Scotch Whisky, Irish Whiskey, Bourbon or Rye - the options are at once …

10 reasons you should wake up earlier — and how to do it

"Put no trust in the benefits to accrue from early rising, as set forth by the infatuated Franklin …" — Mark Twain<p>Recently, reader Rob asked me about my habit of waking at 4:30 a.m. each day, and asked me to write about the health benefits of rising early, which I thought was an excellent …

16 Badass House Of Cards Quotes That You Can Use Everyday

House of Cards is a show where every character has shades of grey. Even so, Kevin Spacey's portrayal of Frank Underwood stands out. That's partly …

Pictures of the Week 3.19.15

Australia Taking Over Local Government On Tiny, Bankrupt Island

Australia has announced that it is revoking self-government on tiny Norfolk Island, where ancestors of the original HMS Bounty mutineers settled in the mid-19th century.<p>The move was announced after it became clear that the island, a former penal colony with just 1,800 inhabitants, was facing …

Nvidia's Titan X: The 4K Gaming Graphics Card You've Been Waiting For

Let’s skip the foreplay. Nvidia’s Titan X is the best single-GPU graphics card on the market, and a remarkable feat of engineering. This is an inarguable conclusion. <i>If</i> cost is no concern and you want exceptional 1440p gaming and/or surprisingly strong 4K gaming from a single-GPU graphics card …

Computer Hardware

This is the $700,000 Aston Martin we've all been waiting for

Fisker’s résumé is best described as "impressive." It features cars such as the glorious ...<p>... BMW Z8 ...<p>.... the Aston Martin DB9 ....<p>.... the …

20 stupid grammar mistakes that even smart people make

There's no doubt that words are powerful things that can leave a lasting impression on those with whom you interact.<p>In fact, saying an idiom incorrectly or screwing up your grammar is akin to walking into a meeting with messy hair. That's according to Byron Reese CEO of the venture-backed Internet …

'Destiny' Wins BAFTA For Best Game Of 2014

It may have landed on a few “Best Games of 2014” lists, and probably an equal number of “Worst Games of 2014” lists, but now Destiny has earned itself its highest honor yet. It’s been named the “Best Game of the Year” at the UK’s BAFTA Games Awards.<p>As the US searches for our Oscars-equivalent video …

The surging dollar is a signal that a colossal financial event is just around the corner

When markets expect that US interest rates will be hiked, it typically strengthens the dollar. That's because people rush to change other currencies into dollars — they can make more money in dollar-denominated investments. The higher demand for the US currency drives its value up.<p>In the past, …

2016 Porsche Cayman GT4

A different sort of GT car, but definitely still the product of Porsche's crown-jewels division.<p>The Cayman GT4 manages the neat trick of being both reassuringly familiar and radically different. Nobody with prior experience of any GT-badged 911 is going to be either offended or surprised by the way …

The myth of Modi's Make in India campaign

Kuni Takahashi for Al Jazeera America<p>SRIPERUMBUDUR, India — Six seconds a phone, the supervisor told her, 10 phones a minute, 600 an hour, eight hours a day.<p>In 2009, 19-year-old R. Kalpana landed what seemed like the easiest job of her life on the assembly line of the world’s largest cellphone …

15 reasons Warren Buffett is $72 billion richer than you, in one chart

If you’ve always wanted to know who Warren Buffett is and how he got so rich, this was the week for you!<p>Nearly 50 years ago, Warren Buffett and his …

The truth about marijuana potency

As marijuana goes increasingly mainstream—and, crucially, develops into big (and legal) business—more super-potent novelty strains are likely to crop up. Bruce Banner #3 is the marijuana industry's answer to The End of History, an ultra-strong Belgian-style ale that the Scottish beer-maker Brewdog …