Swanand Kalugade

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Travel

Destiny players, here's a glimpse of your VIP rewards in The Taken King

<i>Destiny</i> developer Bungie announced earlier this year that it was preparing an exclusive package of in-game rewards in <i>The Taken King</i> for the game's most loyal players. The company showed off those unique items in a new trailer today, including a striking shader that paints your armor with animal …

Gaming

A Look Inside Auto Design Mastermind Chip Foose's Shop

This is the hot rod god's laboratory<p>Imagine buying a brand-new C5 Corvette, pulling the body off of it and replacing it with the body of a …

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Startups (India)

What Industrial Design Students Had to Carry, Part 1: Drawing Implements

Tuition was one thing. Keeping yourself in design $upplies was another<p>In the entry about the Manual Labor of Design, we see the on-camera designer …

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Shopping

Google’s New Interface: Just Tell It What To Do

The search giant is creating a future where it doesn’t just find you an answer; it wants to solve your problem.<p>Google used to tell you how to do something. Now, it’ll just do it for you.<p>In the last week, the company has added two small but important features to their famous search bar. You can type …

Android Phones

Kilo Design creates modular headphones for Aiaiai

Danish studio Kilo has designed a set of headphones that allow users to create different arrangements of headbands, earpads, cables and speakers (+ …

Product Design

Why the Capgemini-iGate deal makes sense

<b>Mumbai:</b> At $4 billion in cash, it may seem that Cap Gemini SA, the Paris-based information technology (IT) services firm’s decision has paid a huge …

Lessons for India: How the 'Mother of All Defense Deals' Crashed and Burned

India’s decision to procure 36 Dassault Rafale combat jets is an attempt to stop short-term hemorrhaging, but is not a substitute for the urgent need …

Net neutrality in India: Here's why India shouldn't jump the gun on net neutrality- Technology News, Firstpost

<b>By Pavan Duggal</b><p>March 2015 was a historic month in the history of independent India in the context of Information Technology, where significant events …

The gorgeous art behind hit Xbox One game Ori and the Blind Forest

One of the year's best gaming surprises has been <i>Ori and the Blind Forest</i>, a downloadable Xbox One title that plays like a classic <i>Metroid</i> game but looks like something made by Studio Ghibli. Its complex, sprawling world — a giant forest filled with magical creatures — is incredibly endearing thanks …

Xbox

What 'Destiny' Must Deliver In Its 'House of Wolves' Expansion

Despite being all anyone could talk about in 2014, Destiny chatter has been relatively quiet so far this year. After the December release of The Dark Below, once that content was complete, all that was left was the eternal grind and periodic events like the Iron Banner. But now, we’re moving closer …

Entire Neighborhood Secretly Learns Sign Language to Surprise Deaf Man in Istanbul

For the hearing impaired, it's often difficult to overcome communication barriers with people who don't know sign language. Muharrem, a deaf man living in Istanbul, Turkey, got to experience one glorious day without those barriers when everyone he came across in his neighborhood greeted him using …

Language

Tomato Rice (Pulao) - Manjula's Kitchen - Indian Vegetarian Recipes

Tomato rice or pulao has a South Indian flair as I have used samber powder in this recipe. Samber powder is a spice mix used in many South Indian …

The Right Way to Eat Dinner with Other People

You've been eating dinner all your life, but chances are, you've been doing it wrong. But don't worry, Joanna Goddard and Gemma Correll are here to …

Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Cooking the potatoes in vinegar seasons them from within, and a final drizzle boosts the flavor.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes, halved, quartered if large<p>1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt, …

Potatoes

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Pastel Blues

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’<p><i>The</i> …

Retrogaming