siddhartha chakraborty

20 Added | 1 Magazine | 1 Follower | @siddh_tab | Keep up with siddhartha chakraborty on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “siddhartha chakraborty”

Inside Microsoft Mogul Paul Allen's Multi-Million Dollar WWII Airplane Collection

<i>Photo: Eric Millette</i><p>PAUL ALLEN IS STARING UP AT THE BARREL of an enormous gun–more like a cannon and more than twice his height. In the newly opened second hangar of his Flying Heritage Collection, the billionaire Microsoft cofounder points at an 88mm Flak 37, Nazi Germany’s most feared piece of …

All cleared for launch.

The Altima V8 Supercar engine is an over-bored and de-stroked VK56DE from the Titan pickup.

To Protect and Impress: Bugatti Veyron Joining Dubai Police Fleet

When it rains, it pours — even in the middle of the Arabian Desert. Weeks after adding Lamborghini Aventador, Ferrari FF, and Chevrolet Camaro police cars to its fleet (among other things), the Dubai Police Force plans to add an even more exclusive exotic to its ranks: the Bugatti Veyron.<p>The above …

If there was one thing the potent Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG was lacking, it most definitely wasn't wasn't horses under the bonnet. Despite this, engineers at Mercedes' performance division have decided to produce an 'S' version

If there was one thing the potent Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG was lacking, it most definitely wasn't wasn't horses under the bonnet.<p>Despite this, engineers …

BMW’s updated-for-2014 5-series redefines “a nip here and a tuck there.” http://cardrive.co/6031kBpP

Template code for Google Glass app creation released online by developer

Developer Chris Maddern has released an open-source code online that could allow almost anyone to start working on apps for Google Glass<p>Chris …

Software Development

Bianchi Methanol 29FS

2013, so far, has been a year of great contrasts, and it’s no different here on Cycle EXIF. One day you’re seeing an obscure Spanish brand of road racer favored by Miguel Indurain and the next you’ll see the latest carbon fiber 29er MTB from Bianchi. Sure, the frame was built in the Far East but …

Cycling

Alchemy x Blacksmith Cycle

Canadians are very proud of their outdoor lifestyle and their sense of adventure, it’s always good to hear from the riders and their rides. Paul Keodprom is a wrench at a Toronto bike shop, Blacksmith Cycle, who recently built up his dream steel road frame, handmade by Colorado’s Alchemy Bikes.<p>Paul …

Cycling

Asylum Meuse SSCX

Even today, after a couple of hundred years, the bicycle keeps evolving. Frame materials have changed, factors such as economics and fashion also exert their influence, then governing bodies like the UCI change the rules regarding equipment which inevitably filter down through the market. …

UCI

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

Sony May Make A-Mounts Fully Mirrorless in 2014, Working on a A-E Hybrid As Well

A few weeks ago, we reported that Sony may be in the process of dropping its unique pellicle mirror SLT technology. The rumor claimed that the …

Second Opinion - Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

<b>Star Trek Into Darkness</b>, 2013.<p>Directed by J.J. Abrams.<br>Starring Chris Pine, Benedict Cumberbatch, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, …