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  1. You don't have to be a collector to recognize the unmistakable click of a Zippo lighter. The unique sound is not just soothing to many but is also a click that nearly 4 out of 5 adults will instantly recognize anywhere across the world. These aren't just tall claims but are facts that are supported on relevant grounds. Established way back in 1932, the Zippo windproof lighter easily found its way into the popular culture references and won many hearts with its unique design and unwavering durability. Yup, the biggest keyword that defines this as a collector's prized possession is the fact that despite the improvements to the flint wheel and evolving designs over the years, Zippo remains true to its famous lifetime guarantee – "It works, or we fix it free.™" Coming back to the click of the century, the Zippo click sound has recently been trademark joining the ranks of other unique sounds that you'll instantly connect with. So what really makes the click so unique? The crisp click of a Zippo lighter opening and closing is a trigger to numerous emotional responses. Approximately 70% of people stated that the sound instils positive emotional benefits. Sound is having an impact more than ever on people's moods evident in the global phenomenon of ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) content. This is characterised by a static-like, tingling sensation that occurs due to a relaxing response to stimuli. ASMR triggers can range from whispering voices to the heightened audio of everyday sounds- with each trigger affecting the listener on a very individual level. This image of the inner workings of the Zippo lighter breaks down its anatomy revealing the small things that make the big difference. Made up of 9 essential raw materials, this collector's item clicks each of the products into motion resulting in the crisp click sound and the subsequent flame. Filling and Lighting the Zippo The Zippo windproof lighter is filled by removing the inside unit from the lighter case (9). Turn the inside unit over and lift the felt pad (8) to reveal the packing material in the fuel chamber (3). Hint: Use an unfolded paper clip or similar tool if the pad is hard to lift. With the felt pad out of the way, the fuel chamber is ready to be filled with lighter fuel, slowly saturating the wick (6) and the packing material (7) inside the fuel container. Once reassembled, the lighter is ready to use. A simple downward flick of the flint wheel (1) strikes it against the flint held in place by the flint spring (5), creating hot sparks that ignite the lighter fuel coating the wick (6). When opening the lighter, the distinctive Zippo click is created by the cam (2). The wick continues to draw lighter fuel from the packing material (7) in the fuel tank, and sends a continuous flow of fuel up the wick to keep the flame lit. This unwavering fuel flow, along with the perforated chimney design, helps the flame stay alight even in wind – an integral feature of the Zippo lighter's design since it first debuted in 1932. Finally, when the lighter lid is closed, the flame is immediately extinguished as it becomes deprived of the oxygen it needs to burn. If you are an aspiring collector of this nearly-a-century old masterpiece, make sure that you check the markings and manufacture date (this marking began in 1958) at the bottom to decode the lighter's age.
  2. I still remember my first encounter with Aquaman in the comics back when I was a kid, and I must admit, I did not find anything 'super' about this superhero. via GIPHY That orange costume and blond hair were just not helping. Plus, something about being in water just did not get my motor running, as compared to Flash or Batman, both of whom were my ultimate DC superheroes. Remember that scene from 'The Big Bang Theory' when no one wanted to dress up as Aquaman for Halloween? Well, they had a reason! via GIPHY I never imagined I would be associating Aquaman with the word 'cool', I mean, come on, Atlantean King with a bigass trident? Talks to fish? And that god-awful orange and green outfit was never going to get Arthur Curry on my list. Little did I know I was about to be sucker-punched by Jason Momoa. via GIPHY 'Batman v Superman' and 'Justice League' already introduced us to a badass Arthur Curry, listening to rock music and downing whiskey like water. However, 'Aquaman' took it a notch higher and ensured that DC was about to find its coolest superhero ever. via GIPHY Now, I knew what to expect before I entered the hall. Crazy visuals, a super beefy Arthur Curry, bad fish guys and the usual rigmarole involved in a superhero flick, but I was also wary, because it's DC so there's got to be a heavy dose of angst, and also I had been tripping on Marvel for some time now. Which is why 'Aquaman' hit me so hard, as nothing could have prepared me for what I was about to watch. via GIPHY The multiple trailers had already whetted my appetite, with Momoa having my complete undivided attention (can you blame me?), but what the trailers did not even give a hint about is what makes 'Aquaman' the coolest DC movie ever: Visuals. via GIPHY Believe me, when I say this, the CGI is so damn good that at one point my vertigo and hydrophobia started acting up. Also, since most of the movie is about Atlantis and about being in the ocean, I was ready for some passable effects but James Wan has pulled off such a brilliant job here, that you will have a tough time pulling your jaw back up from the ground. via GIPHY Every single fish, every seaweed to even the details of the very water is so perfect, that it lets you forgive the slight gaping holes in the storyline. I mean, I really wanted to see more of Arthur's childhood and the origin of his powers, but I did not mind it because damn, his training sequences were so spectacular, that I just had to forgive this teeny-tiny flaw. via GIPHY " It was like a kid entering a candy story!" via GIPHY The fights and the action scenes, especially, have been executed brilliantly, ensuring that every single movement looks realistic, which is damn hard considering 90 per cent is happening under water. via GIPHY No power on earth can drag my hydrophobic ass in a submarine and take a tour of the ocean, but 'Aquaman' came real damn close to give an almost similar experience, that's how good the details are. via GIPHY Okay, let's get to the real star of the movie here- Jason Momoa. Man, he is making it so hard for me right now to stay devoted to 'Wonder Woman'. I can't believe I am actually having a mental war over my loyalty to Diana, thanks to the entry of another royalty. via GIPHY But Momoa has done a brilliant job of having just the right amount of angst a DC hero needs, along with liberal doses of pure awesomeness. via GIPHY The natural swagger that he displays as Arthur lets him pull off even the cheesiest of lines, especially when he is with the gorgeous Mera (Amber Heard). via GIPHY Being a superhero means having some heavy-ass lines talking about 'revenge' and 'glory' and in some cases, 'Martha' (please don't murder me in my bed.) But those lines roll off Momoa's tongue without making you cringe at all. via GIPHY Can I say 'Aquaman' is the best DC movie ever? Hmmm, well, no way in hell is Christian Bale moving from my No. 1 spot. But is 'Aquaman' the coolest DC movie ever? I can't see why not. Yes, 'Suicide Squad' had its charms but 'Aquaman' has ticked off on all categories to become DC's new saving grace. via GIPHY Okay. Mild spoilers ahead, so please proceed at your own risk. The ending ensured that 'Aquaman' will have a sequel and that is nothing but good news. Also, people, get ready to see the best on-screen kiss ever. I mean, this is going to the first time in history, where people are going to be focusing on everything else but mostly the kiss. Yea, you'll understand what I'm saying when you see it for yourself. Also, most importantly, there IS a post-credit scene, so please don't walk out like muggles. Please!
  3. One thing that the golden era of bodybuilding had nailed down was the aesthetics. The bodybuilders, though huge, were visually pleasing. They had that crazy V-taper, a particularly sought after trait, where they would have an amazing ratio of their shoulders to the waist. If you too admire the V-taper, ensure you add this exercise to your routine. However, that slowly started disappearing in the modern day bodybuilding, when it suddenly became all about size and mass monsters, who would have significantly more muscle, but that came at the cost of aesthetics. Their huge protruding bellies even became a subject of criticism of modern day bodybuilding by Arnold Schwarzenegger. But Hurray! The classic physique is back and has started gaining prominence, while also bringing back the Golden Era of bodybuilding. The V-taper is back in fashion and athletes are building their physiques to get the classic look. And there is a new Polish IFBB pro who may just have the tiniest waist in modern-day bodybuilding. Meet Dmitrii Vorotyncev He recently won his IFBB pro card and will soon hit the bigger stages and gain prominence. His physique is nothing but body V-taper goals for everyone. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dmitrii Vorotynsev IFBB PRO (@DmitriiVorotyncev) on Nov 3, 2018 at 4:27am PDT View this post on Instagram ÐкÑÑалÑÐ½Ð°Ñ ÑоÑма!)) ÐÐµÑ ÑÐµÐ³Ð¾Ð´Ð½Ñ 98,5 СÑаÑÑ 3 ноÑбÑÑ, вÑе идÑÑ Ð¿Ð¾ планÑðªðªðª #Dmitriivorotyncev #bodybuilding #bodybuilder #bodybuildingmotivation #fitnessmotivation #fitnessmodel #gym #npc #npcclassicphysique #classicphysique #дмиÑÑийвоÑоÑÑнÑев #бодибилдинг #aesthetics #dedication #awesome #sport #classicphysique #fitnessmodel #vacuum #вакÑÑм #champion #realsteel #phl #pharmacomlabs #PowerfulHeroesLegion #живаÑÑÑÐ°Ð»Ñ #ÑаÑÐ¼Ð°ÐºÐ¾Ð¼Ð»Ð°Ð±Ñ #ÑÑÑеÑика #shredded #shreded #shreddedunion @npcnewsonlineofficialpage @shredded.union @simplyshredded @shredded.legends @all_fitness_tips @fitness.union @fitnesslovrs @official_rxmuscle @flex_magazine @guess @generationironofficial @generationironru @musculardevelopment @muscleandfitness @luimarco @teamandrocom @instagrambodybuilding @bodybuildingnation A post shared by Dmitrii Vorotynsev IFBB PRO (@DmitriiVorotyncev) on Oct 22, 2018 at 5:58am PDT And his photos are definitely not photoshopped as you can see for yourself on his Instagram account, which are full of posts of his posing routines and competition videos. View this post on Instagram ÐÑ ÑÑо, ÑеÑез 2,5 ÑаÑа ÑамолÑÑ ÐÐµÑ 93,4 оÑÑалоÑÑ Ð½ÐµÐ¼Ð½Ð¾Ð³Ð¾ дожаÑÑ!) #Dmitriivorotyncev #bodybuilding #bodybuilder #bodybuildingmotivation #fitnessmotivation #fitnessmodel #gym #npc #npcclassicphysique #classicphysique #дмиÑÑийвоÑоÑÑнÑев #бодибилдинг #aesthetics #dedication #awesome #sport #classicphysique #fitnessmodel #vacuum #вакÑÑм #champion #realsteel #phl #pharmacomlabs #PowerfulHeroesLegion #живаÑÑÑÐ°Ð»Ñ #ÑаÑÐ¼Ð°ÐºÐ¾Ð¼Ð»Ð°Ð±Ñ #ÑÑÑеÑика #shredded #shreded #shreddedunion A post shared by Dmitrii Vorotynsev IFBB PRO (@DmitriiVorotyncev) on Oct 31, 2018 at 11:57pm PDT View this post on Instagram СпаÑибо болÑÑое за божеÑÑвенно вкÑÑнÑÑ ÑÑÐ±Ñ @kurilskiy_bereg_spb @_aleksei.rudko_ ð¥ð¥ð¥ð¥ð¥ð¥ðªðªðª A post shared by Dmitrii Vorotynsev IFBB PRO (@DmitriiVorotyncev) on Oct 16, 2018 at 1:25am PDT I can definitely see him go head to head with the new age bodybuilding pros on the big stage soon, and bring a new level of competition and in-turn entertainment for the classic bodybuilding fans. Author bio: Pratik Thakkar is the co-founder and director of GetSetGo Fitness, an online fitness company. He is regarded as someone who will make it easy for you to understand the process by putting things in the right context and providing science-based recommendations for natural bodybuilding. You can reach out to him at pratik@getsetgo.fitness and follow him on Instagram and Facebook.
  4. Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone, who got married on November 14 and 15 in Italy's Lake Como, seem to have forgotten to hang up their party shoes as they rang in their third (including sister Ritika's bash) wedding reception last night at Mumbai's Grand Hyatt. The party was hosted for their close friends, family members and a section of media. © Viral Bhayani The livewire of Bollywood aka Ranveer Singh is, hands down, the life of any and every party he attends and last night's wedding reception wasn't any different either. While Ranveer and Deepika danced the night away, there was a point when Ranveer took over the DJ console and rocked it like no one's watching. View this post on Instagram The other day it was retro and today is more top 40 stuff. Baba at the DJ console as he grooves on #robbiewilliams and #jasonderulo #DeepVeerKiShaadi @viralbhayani A post shared by Viral Bhayani (@viralbhayani) on Nov 28, 2018 at 3:04pm PST The actor, who is currently gearing up for Rohit Shetty's 'Simmba', dropped the beats and turned into a DJ and made his guests groove to Robbie Williams and Jason Derulo tracks. We can now confidently say that no one can ever come close to Ranveer Singh and his insane levels of energy. DJ Baba is the reason why we are looking forward to the couple's upcoming party that they are hosting for their Bollywood friends on December 1.
  5. For those of you thinking that the DeepVeer phenomenon is over, we got news - it's not. Their Mumbai reception, the one with friends and family, just took place, and the couple looked straight out of a Greek Mythology set. That white and gold radiance is giving fans the time of their lives, and everyone is shook. However, what we want to focus on is Ranveer. Remember all the ghagra and lehenga memes doing the rounds on the internet? Well, let's just say the trolls picked the wrong guy to mess with. Ranveer legit wore, wait for it, a Ghagra to the reception, and rocked the f*** out of it! Take a look. Viral Bhayani Viral Bhayani Well, he is, after all, the fashion royalty of B-Town, one who responds with actions. Have you ever seen a groom look more resplendent? If Deepika's highlighter is epic, Ranveer's ghagra is lethal. Viral Bhayani Viral Bhayani Baba sure knows how to give every man a run for their money, and he clearly doesn't even have to try! Look at how effortlessly he pulled off that ensemble that lesser mortals would shiver to even try on. Viral Bhayani Viral Bhayani Way to go, Ranveer! We bow down.
  6. Samsung's next flagship smartphone is expected to launch in a few months however that does not keep details from leaking. According to a report from Korea, the Galaxy S10 is expected to have a design that every manufacturer will strive to achieve. © Twitter/VenyaGeskin1 The Galaxy S10 is expected to have one of the most beautiful screens on a smartphone ever as Samsung has already teased the Infinity-O Display. It's basically a screen that will zero bezels and a tiny dot/hole at the top centre that will house the selfie camera. Korean website, TheElec claims that the screen will have a zero-bezel OLED panel and will have two holes that will have the camera and an infrared sensor. Other sensors, that are generally in the notch or top bezels, will be under the screen to give the smartphone a uniform look. The report adds that Samsung is using diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS) lasers to drill holes in displays. Samsung is also busy creating a new user interface that would accommodate these holes. UI tweaks will include displaying information on the left and right side of the hole such as single strength, carrier name, battery percentage and more. © Twitter The report also adds that Apple may adopt a similar screen for future iPhones as Samsung manufactures OLED panels for the Cupertino giant. It's not confirmed whether Apple would drop the notch design as the company uses Face ID and 3D facial recognition for unlocking the smartphone and use other features like Animoji. It's unlikely that Apple will opt for a screen design similar to the Galaxy S10 as the notch have an array of components essential for Facial recognition. Source: TheElec
  7. The wedding pictures are out from Lake Como, and it was well worth the wait! Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone may have absolutely driven everyone to madness by making people wait for so long just to catch a glimpse of them as a married couple, but these pictures totally make up for it. Two weddings and two pictures were all that it took to make everyone scream out loud – and I mean that literally, because of the chaos in our office right now – and the excitement that has taken over. View this post on Instagram â¤ï¸ A post shared by Ranveer Singh (@ranveersingh) on Nov 15, 2018 at 6:36am PST Yes, Ranveer is hard to outshine, especially when he's the groom, but our girl DP out here knows how to steal the limelight. No offence to anyone but she's the best looking here, the most gorgeous, the most beautiful...basically, every other nice adjective out there. Just look at her! View this post on Instagram â¤ï¸ A post shared by Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) on Nov 15, 2018 at 6:36am PST What a stunning bride, it almost makes up for the fact that she broke everyone's heart by getting married! Instagram Ranveer is a lucky man and he surely knows it! Instagram In short, Deepika exceeded our expectations, obviously, and brb...need to go cry over her bridal beauty. (We'll update the story as soon as more pictures come)
  8. It's the D-Day, and naturally, the entire country has been waiting for a single glimpse of the mega wedding with bated breath. As camera friendly as Ranveer and Deepika are, the fact that they would actually go-for rock-solid privacy in terms of sharing pictures is quite understandable, yet surprising. They do love their fans, but which couple won't want their wedding pictures to be perfect? So they made the wedding a 'phone-free zone', and requested all the guests to only share pictures which are bride and groom pre-approved. Anyway, the guests clearly are well-behaved, and didn't indulge in any sneaky phone camera action. However, we finally have the first round of official pictures. Take a look. (c) instagram/deepikapadukone Doesn't he look amazing in a white Sabyasachi sherwani for the Konkani wedding? And here is the one for the Sindhi wedding, where he's wearing the already famous Sabyasachi Kanjeevaram sherwani. (c)instagram/deepikapadukone All we can say is that we are breathless!
  9. Shah Rukh Khan is probably the most active 53-year-old on social media but, after all, he is a typical dad and can't help himself but post cute, adorable pictures of his kids online. Actually, most of his pictures are of his youngest son AbRam, as SRK loves to show off how cute he is. Yesterday, he shared a bunch of pictures of AbRam wearing a t-shirt with a rather interesting quote. View this post on Instagram For all the sons of the world...If your Mama is your Queen then there is no stopping you from being The Happy Prince. ( and an iPad loaded with games helps too ) A post shared by Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) on Nov 9, 2018 at 9:01am PST Don't forget the caption – “For all the sons of the world...If your Mama is your Queen then there is no stopping you from being The Happy Prince. ( and an iPad loaded with games helps too )” Well, we always knew AbRam was a prince, but we thought it was because he's the son of none other than King Khan. But, no there are more reasons and SRK summed it up perfectly. He posted the same picture on Twitter as well with a lot of people replying – obviously – but also comparing both him and his son. After all, like father like son. Khudakikitneibadinehmathaiyeh Shah kewohhamareChotey Baby ko ekdamapne Papa jaisebanayeðMujhehamesha se yahilagtahaikekyonkimaineapnepureyzindagiuske Papa se itnaPyaarkiyahaiisliyeKhuda ne khush hoke mekoekaurChotasa Shah Rukh diyaPyaarkarne koð­pic.twitter.com/o0wMniVm5Z — â¿SнαнKιBιωι⿠ᶻáµÊ³áµ (@JacyKhan) November 9, 2018 So many comparisons. pic.twitter.com/zZXTFDfEZ9 — Bauua (@SRKsDevotee) November 9, 2018 Very. CAPtivatingð¥isn't it? ðpic.twitter.com/Ae2VCztOh1 — Sneha Rukh Khan (@ShahRukhKiSneha) November 9, 2018 They look so similar, it's almost as if SRK is AbRam's dad. lovely pic.twitter.com/kPNdQW2Fj1 — Samarâ¤SRKâ¤Kaâ¤Pyaar⤠(@SAmarKh84584900) November 9, 2018 Quick question – why are so many replies on SRK's picture seem like something all of our relatives say on the family WhatsApp group when some pictures are shared? But whatever, SRK is the typical dad showing off his cute kid on the internet and we're here for it.
  10. Proving his mettle as an internationally acclaimed shooter, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has brought many laurels to his country. Plying his trade in Double Trap Shooting, he won 25 international medals at various championships including the coveted silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics. If his exploits in competitive shooting established him as a popular marksman, Rathore's reign as India's Sports Minister has been cherished and hailed by sportspersons and fans alike. The 48-year-old continues to strive for the betterment of Indian sports and the athletes across the country. But, it's his latest actions that have once again won our hearts. The Sports Minister recently visited the Indira Gandhi stadium in New Delhi where he helped India's acclaimed boxer Mary Kom train. In a thrilling practice session, Rathore was seen wearing punching mitts and helping Mary perfect some of her signature moves. While Rathore tried to catch the Indian boxer by surprise by swift movements, Mary looked up to task, landing perfect punches close to his face. Seeing is believing. Thank you Hon'ble @Ra_THORe ji for all the supports and encouragement's. #PunchMeinHainDum @BFI_official @Media_SAI @IndiaSports pic.twitter.com/0lEty9NIEb — Mary Kom (@MangteC) November 1, 2018 Later, Mary took to Twitter and shared the exciting video that showed her sparring with Rathore. "Seeing is believing. Thank you Hon'ble @Ra_THORe ji for all the supports and encouragement's," she tweeted. While Mary lauded the support of Rathore ahead of Women's Boxing World Championships - slated to begin from 15th November in the capital, the netizens praised the Indian Sports Minister for his sweet gesture. Beautiful and superb a very rare thing to see well done sir it's gives a very positive message and encouragement to all sports lover B blessed Jai Hind — Anil Devgan (@AnilDevgan5) November 1, 2018 Feel proud & all the best to Sport ministry. Please set up Talent Hunt camps at District level. In 1.35 Billion Indians we must have more Olympic medal winner .... #SwasthBharat #SwachBharat — Ashish Desai (@Ashish10478) November 1, 2018 My country is changing...@narendramodi ji what an apt choice as sports minister....great going Rathore Ji... — Dev (@dev071427) November 1, 2018 india's leadership be like this...#transformingindia — saurabh singh (@saurabh35995733) November 1, 2018 Exemplary leadership!!! — Bahubali09 (@bahubali09) November 1, 2018 Seeing is believing. We love this quote! Anyone can #BeTheWorldsEye anywhere with just a smartphone ðThanks for sharing this footage with everyone ð — Snapparazzi (@Snapparazzi1) November 1, 2018 That's what we wanted a sportsman as sport minister — sachin walukar (@walukar123) November 1, 2018 Brilliant !!! What a sport our minister is !!! Well done — H.S.Bantiya (@SBantiya) November 1, 2018
  11. When Activision first announced 'Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4', I was a bit sceptical about it not offering a single player mode and brushed the game aside for not being “innovative”. The studio chose to pack a battle Royale mode instead, which was not something I was looking forward to. I was wrong. Treyarch, the developer of the game actually delivered a game that I find myself going back to each time I switch on my PlayStation 4 Pro. We tested out the game and its different modes and we feel it's the best multiplayer game in the franchise since Modern Warfare 2. Blackout Hands down our favourite mode in the new game is the Battle Royale mode called 'Blackout'. Essentially it's same as any other Battle Royale game where you jump into a map with 99 other opponents and try to come on top. Having said that, Blackout feels more refreshing and exciting than its other BR counterparts, as it has a range of gadgets, more guns and special abilities. © Activision Blackout is something you can play all day and not feel exhausted even after a long gaming session — you simply want to keep playing more. The gunplay in Blackout works exactly as it did in the previous COD games, as it uses the same engine Activision has been using for over a decade. Sure, the engine may be old, but it still feels better than any other FPS we've played this year. © MensXP Being a Battlefield player, I've always considered 'Call of Duty' more of a casual game due to its arcade-centric gameplay. However, Blackout strikes a great balance between being fun and tactical at the same time. COD Black Ops 4 has hit it out of the park this year and it seems like the completion will have a hard time catching up. © YouTube The other thing that matters most in an online game is connectivity, especially for Indian gamers. The Blackout mode runs on dedicated servers which makes the connection stable and reliable in this mode. It's a first for any COD game on consoles and is probably the reason why it will be the most played mode in India. The framerate is solid and keeps the game fast paced. We encountered absolutely no issues apart from a few disconnections which can be credited to my internet connection. Overall, Treyarch has delivered a high-quality Battle Royale mode which is going to dominate streams and Youtube for time to come. Multiplayer © YouTube The multiplayer on Black Ops 4 is more of the traditional mode that you may have enjoyed in previous games. It works exactly like previous games with classic modes such as domination, free-for-all, team deathmatch and others. A lot of the older maps such as Summit, Firing Range and Nuketown have been remastered and brought back for players who have been a long-time fan of the franchise. You will know every single detail about these maps like myself if you've played the original Black Ops and other games in the same Black Ops franchise. Levelling up also means a lot more just like the classic games, where you acquire better gear and guns as you progress through. You have passive upgrades that change the way your character moves and performs, which has been borrowed from the Modern Warfare games. Conclusion Not everyone is happy about the lack of a single player mode, however, 'Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4' has done enough to keep us distracted with Blackout. The multiplayer experience is at par and back to its roots with a few tweaks to make the experience relevant and enjoyable in 2018. As a package, this is a game you can play all year as you won't come across a better multiplayer game this year.
  12. After a 4-day long fashion extravaganza, the Lotus Make-Up India Fashion Week came to an end. The beautiful artistry involved in the skilful execution of all the garments, as well as the shows, transformed it into an affair to remember in the fashion fraternity. The big cherry on the cake, however, was the finale, which was a celebration of love. The show was dedicated to freedom - the freedom of choice that the LGBT community has only recently acquired because of the landmark ruling regarding the striking down of section 377. Here are 5 never-before-seen moments from the show, that made it one of the most iconic fashion shows ever: 1. For the first time ever, 40 designers came together to showcase their respective work, based on one single celebratory theme. The rainbow was the unifying factor and was presented in the form of 40 different, mindblowing outfits. © Viral Bhayani 2. True to the theme, division based on gender and sexuality didn't cast its shadow on the show. From transgender models to gender-fluid outfits, everything that paves the way for a more inclusive society graced the stage with unmatched beauty. © Viral Bhayani © Viral Bhayani 3. From a conceptual view of art and design, there were some never before seen pieces. From Gaurav Gupta's illuminated dress to start off the show to Rajesh Pratap Singh's iconic white dress, that bled rainbow colours as it entered the runway, it was an artistic paradise. © Viral Bhayani © Viral Bhayani 4. Never before have we seen such positive energy on a ramp, when all 40 designers walked the ramp as well, accompanied by their respective models and creations. It was nothing short of a party, one that should inspire everyone to embrace their individuality. View this post on Instagram A post shared by MENSXP (@mensxpofficial) on Oct 13, 2018 at 11:09am PDT 5. When designer Suneet Varma kissed his partner/husband Rahul Arora on the runway, we saw a glimpse of freedom in terms of pure, raw, unbridled love. After all, freedom was the celebratory theme! © Viral Bhayani Here are some more pictures from the amazing show: © Viral Bhayani © Viral Bhayani © Viral Bhayani © Viral Bhayani © Viral Bhayani © Viral Bhayani © Viral Bhayani
  13. While the majority of us were still snoozed out at 4:30am on Tuesday morning, weightlifting history was being made by a 15-year old Indian athlete in Argentina. Remember Jeremy Lalrinnunga, the young weightlifter we told you about last year? © IWF Well, he just conquered the men's 62kg weightlifting event at the ongoing Youth Olympics in Argentina, standing tall with India's first ever gold medal in weightlifting on an Olympic stage. A weightlifting event comprises two lifts: the snatch and the clean & jerk. The athlete with the highest total clinches gold. Jeremy's first attempt in Snatch (120kg) was more than majority of athletes' final attempt. The Indian lifter, successfully lifted 120kg on his first snatch, missed his second attempt (124 Kg) but finally managed to get it in his final attempt. With the highest Snatch in the competition, Jeremy was playing for the gold right from the start. © IWF In clean & jerk he started with a successful 142kg. In his next attempt at 147 Kg, he successfully cleaned the weight, but failed to push it overhead. After Caner Topas (Turkey) and Jose Villar (Colombia) made their final attempts, Jeremy was declared the champion. Since he had already won, he could have withdrawn from taking the final attempt but like a true champion, Jeremy made his third attempt and effortlessly cleaned & jerked a whopping 150kg. His total shot up to his new personal best of 274kg in the process. This was the first time the Indian National anthem played in a weightlifting auditorium during an Olympic competition. © IWF Jeremy's potential was discovered by the Prestigious Army Institute of Sports, Pune, where he has been nurtured into a world-class weightlifter. He currently trains at the National Institute of Sports, Patiala under coach Vijay Sharma, who is also the coach to World Champion female weightlifter Mira Bai Chugh. We wholeheartedly congratulate the Indian Champion, all his coaches, his family and the National Institute of Sports for making our Nation proud. Note- The images will be updated once we receive the latest images. Yash Sharma is a former national level Football player, now a Strength Coach, Nutritionist and Natural Bodybuilder. He also runs a YouTube Channel Yash Sharma Fitness via which he aims to educate all the fitness enthusiasts to maximize their gains by methods that are backed by science and applicable easily. Connect with him on YouTube, YashSharmaFitness@gmail.com, Facebook and Instagram.
  14. Basketball is one of the most exciting sports in the world and can keep you entertained for well over an hour. The small size of the court ensures the action is fast-paced throughout. But, even in one of the most exciting sports in the world, there are some games which are a cut above the rest. These games stand out because of the outstanding solo performances, overall team performances or sometimes, even for the sheer magnitude of what's at stake. © Getty Images So, here are 4 NBA Finals games in history that are going to go down as some of the best ever played on a basketball court: 2016 – Game 7 – Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors The Cavaliers were losing the series 3-1 when the near unstoppable Warriors were taken to task by one of the all-time greats, LeBron James. He helped his team come back to tie the series before leading them to the win in Game 7. It's hard to forget when Kyrie Irving landed a three-pointer over Steph Curry, which got Cleveland the 3-point lead needed to win the title! 1998 – Game 6 – Chicago Bulls vs Utah Jazz This match will go down in history for one reason and one reason alone - Michael Jordan's last-second jumper that left Bryon Russell on the floor. Nicknamed “The Last Shot,” it was Jordan's last basket in a Chicago Bulls jersey and helped him win his 6th NBA Championship. It also has the honour of getting the highest TV rating for any NBA game ever. 1994 – Game 7 – Houston Rockets vs New York Knicks Patrick Ewing and Hakeem Olajuwon. A couple of names not as popular as the ones above, for the average Indian fan, but they are legends in their own right. Olajuwon turned on the heat when it mattered the most. He scored more points than Ewing in every single game of the finals. Olajuwon almost got a triple-double in this game ending with 25 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists. 2011 – Game 4 – Dallas Mavericks vs Miami Heat The Miami Heat was already up 2-1 in the series and was on the verge of making it 3-1, and getting that much closer to winning their first NBA Championship title. But Dallas came back from a 9 point deficit at the start of the fourth quarter to win the game and eventually, their first and only NBA Championship title.
  15. Last year, Apple completely redesigned its flagship phone with the iPhone X and this year, the company double downed on the design. Apple introduced three new phones with the same design ethos but one has the largest screen on an iPhone ever. The new smartphones are powered by Apple's A12 Bionic Chipset and have better photography than ever before. All of which come with a premium price tag that may not sit well with everyone. We got the iPhone XS and XS Max to review and here's what we think about Apple's latest offerings: Design Language © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla When Apple unveiled the iPhone X, every smartphone company simply copied the design and started offering it on every smartphone. Apple has continued to implement the same design on the iPhone XS and XS Max. The larger smartphone carries more weight and offers a distinct took as the design has more or less remained unchanged. Apple did, however, introduce a new Gold colour that isn't jarring and easy on the eye. I'm not a big fan of Gold smartphones, but Apple outdid themselves this time and made the Gold version look sexy. Apart from the aesthetics, there are a few upgrades that are a first on an iPhone. The iPhone XS and XS Max are now IP68 water and dust resistant. It can stay submerged under water up to two meters in depth for a period of 30 minutes. It can also withstand accidental spills such as coffee, beer and other harmful liquids. The iPhone XS and XS Max also have extremely good stereo speakers. Its crisper, louder and can also pan sound from left to right effectively. You can notice the difference in sound when you watch an HDR video as we did during our briefing session. It's needless to say that you would be better off to purchase a smartphone case to protect your smartphone. Even though Apple is using a tougher Gorilla Glass, it is still prone to micro scratches that you may want to avoid. Display © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla This year the iPhone comes in two sizes i.e. with a 5.8-inch display while the XS Max sports a 6.5-inch display. If you are a fan of a smaller form factor like the classic iPhones, the XS will be the perfect smartphone for you. Having said that, we prefer the iPhone XS Max thanks to its massive screen and better viewing experience. Earlier, users would opt for the bigger iPhone because of the dual camera setup, however, the iPhone XS Max offers the same specifications as the iPhone XS apart from a larger battery. The 6.5-inch display on the iPhone XS is noticeably larger and can sometimes be difficult to access the control centre and notification panel from the top. However, the display itself is extremely vivid and bright which makes viewing videos and playing games an absolute delight. In fact, the iPhone XS Max even beat the Galaxy Note 9's screen in almost every parameter. The screen has HDR10 support and Dolby Vision which makes it even more worthy of an investment. The iPhone XS Max is almost the same size as the iPhone 8 Plus but offers more real estate on the screen thanks to the notch design. Apart from having a larger screen, the iPhone XS Max also offers some software tweaks to make it a more fluid experience. The new UI features make it easier for users to see more on the screen when you switch to landscape mode. It is quite reminiscent of the iPad iOS version, as once you switch the orientation, you can see more details in apps like Calendar, Safari and Mail. It's not all rosy though, as some caveats were noticed in the larger iPhone. For example, even though there is more screen space, you can only arrange the same number of apps on the home screen as the iPhone X/XS. Apple could have also shown the actual battery percentage on the top right corner due to the fact we have more room. Other issues involve with apps not being optimised for the larger iPhone XS Max. There aren't many apps that have an issue with the new resolution, however, there are some that need more fine-tuning. Performance The iPhone XS and XS Max are both powered by Apple's proprietary A12 Bionic chip clocked at 2.5 GHz. It has a noticeable performance upgrade from its predecessors and has double the improvement in the GPU. Both smartphones load up apps faster than before and are also faster when it comes to multitasking. You can swipe between apps without any glitches and performs better than the A11 Chip on the iPhone X. © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla Talking about Face ID, the iPhone XS and XS Max work the same way when setting up as the iPhone X. It scans your entire face and head so that it can accurately track every inch of your face. FaceID is now faster and more accurate than the iPhone X as we don't have to adjust our face any more. It unlocks fast even in low-low-light conditions which are a great feat, considering you don't have a fingerprint sensor anymore. Face ID also assists when you switch phones from an older iPhone. If you've stored your passwords in the iCloud password keychain, you will be able to login to each and every app without even typing your details. It has made switching to the new iPhone a breeze and is probably one of the most underrated features you will come across. © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla Coming to the processor's performance, the iPhone XS Max and XS more or less performed the same. During the course of our review, the iPhone XS Max and XS scored an impressive 4817 in the single-core test while it scored 11453 on the multi-core test on Geekbench 4. That's faster than the current fastest Android smartphone i.e. OnePlus 6. What's impressive is that iPhone XS/XS Max was able to achieve this score with half the RAM. This proves that it's not only about the specifications but also about how the software is fine-tuned with the goods under the hood. The A12 bionic chips' neural engine is where it all makes the difference, the new chipset can conduct 5 trillion operations per second, while its predecessor could only do 600 billion per second. Battery Life When it comes to battery life, iPhones generally tend to have smaller batteries when you compare it its competition. That's because it doesn't need a bigger battery thanks to the operating system and the efficiency of the A12 Bionic chip. The iPhone XS has a 2658 mAh battery while the XS Max has 3174 mAh battery. Both support fast charging, however, you will need to buy it separately. It is essential in 2018 as both smartphones take a considerable time to get fully charged. Both iPhones do have smaller batteries compared to the last generation but they do last longer than the previous iPhones, at least by 40 minutes. The smartphones would last up to 16 hours on a full charge where it involved us using the smartphone for heavy messaging, navigation, photography and gaming. The XS and XS Max both support Qi wireless charging so you can use any QI certified wireless charger to juice up your phone. Camera Performance © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla The iPhone XS and XS Max have an identical vertical dual camera setup as the iPhone X but Apple has made some upgrades inside. The primary 12-MP sensor is larger i.e. 1.4-micron pixels to be specific, while the secondary 12-MP telephoto sensor remains the same. The fact that the sensor on the primary lens is bigger, it can let in more light when capturing images. This results in better and clearer low light images. Apple also introduces Smart HDR which is available exclusively on the new iPhones. This feature basically takes multiple shots and combines both underexposed and overexposed images to give you the best result. This is all possible because of the new A12 Bionic chip. The feature is enabled by default in the camera app which you can turn off if you want to take pictures manually. Portrait mode has also improved as it is capable of taking better bokeh sots. This time, however, you can also adjust the degree of the blur after you've taken a portrait image. It's not the first time we've seen this, as Samsung offered this feature on the Galaxy S8 last year. What's cool with Apple's Portrait mode is that you can change the blur from f/4.5 lens all the way to f/1.4 Here are a few samples of the images we took with the iPhone XS and XS Max in both low light and well lit scenarios: View this post on Instagram Shots using the #iPhoneXSMax and #iPhoneXS A post shared by Akshay Bhalla (@editorinchief) on Oct 1, 2018 at 1:18am PDT The Final Say © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla Apple's new smartphones feel, look and perform great. The company has delivered a flagship phone that actually delivers what it promises. We would have liked to see a longer lasting battery and an actual bundled fast charger. The screen on both XS and XS Max are amongst the best and are coupled with outstanding stereo speakers. Having said that, the iPhone XS and XS Max do have a hefty price tag in India that may not be in everybody's reach. However, if you are looking for a worthy investment, we feel you should invest in the iPhone XS Max.
  16. This week, Android is celebrating ten years and the Operating System has come a long way since its launch. Android Inc. started out as a company that would provide advanced operating systems for digital cameras, and it was eventually acquired by Google in 2015 for just US$ 50 million. The fledgling startup's product is now powering a majority of the 'smartphones' out there and has managed to literally kill Windows Phone and BlackBerry OS. Apple's iOS is the only significant mobile OS in competition, and if we go by the number of devices running it, Android is the ultimate king. Google has always kept Android at the forefront, apps and services are built to complement it. The OS is also open-source, meaning anyone can fork the code to create a new system. This very open nature of the OS has encouraged OEM's to use it at a huge scale, every device, whether a budget phone with 1GB RAM or a top-tier flagship with 8GB RAM, can run it. While Android has been receiving updates consistently, OEM's too have pushed the limit of innovation with their hardware. Today, we've listed the most unique and innovative smartphones ever built that redefined the capabilities of Android: 1. HTC Dream: © WikiMedia Released in 2008, this was the world's first phone to run on Android. It featured a slide-out keyboard with physical buttons, a 3.17-inch (320 x 480) display, and a tracking ball. Within the first six months of its launch, more than a million units were sold. It ran on Android 1.6 Donut out of the box, featured 192MB of RAM, and 256MB ROM. Powering it was a 528 MHz Qualcomm MSM7201A processor and the phone also had a 3.15-megapixel camera. Even back in those days the phone shipped with apps like Gmail, Maps, and YouTube. 2. Motorola Cliq: © Motorola This was the first Android phone built by Motorola and was launched in October 2009. It had a great design that consisted of a spacious keyboard and a tall 4.49-inch display. Keep in mind, that display size was unusually large back in those days when the iPhone was shipping with a 3.5-inch display. The phone ran on Android 1.5 Cupcake, had the same processor as the HTC Moment, and came with 256MB RAM. It had a 5-megapixel camera with autofocus and came with Motorola's Motoblur app that merged your phone contacts with your friends and colleagues from e-mail accounts and supported social-media networks. 3. HTC Nexus One: © HTC This was the first phone under Google's Nexus phone lineup. It was launched in 2010 and marked the beginning of the massively successful Nexus series, an early successor of the Pixel. Back then, Android was heavily customised by OEM's and companies like Samsung just couldn't keep the software stable. Remember the days when TouchWiz was known for lagging? The Nexus One intended to provide users with a pure Android experience, straight from Google. The hardware was built by Google's licensed OEM's, and Google managed the software. It sported a 1GHz Qualcomm Scorpion processor along with 512MB RAM and shipped with Android 2.1 Eclair. 4. Samsung Galaxy Note: © Samsung After a raging success with the Galaxy S, Samsung ventured on to make a larger phone that also incorporated a stylus. The product was a huge hit, and this was the starting point for the infamous Note series. It was launched in October 2011 and featured a 5.3-inch display along with the S-Pen. The phone shipped with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and came with cool features like Quick Notes and S Memo. The phone proved that spreadsheets and text documents could be managed on the go and that mobile phones truly had the capability to replace bulky laptops. While many compared it to age-old PDAs, future iterations of the original Note consistently improved on the design. 5. CAT S60: © Caterpillar The phone is built by Caterpillar Inc- a company known for its heavy machinery and industrial tools. Released in 2016, it is the first smartphone to include an integrated thermal imaging camera and presently the world's most waterproof smartphone. It has a drop-to-concrete resistance up to 1.8 meters along with -810G certified waterproofing up to 5m for 60 mins. The phone is built to be used in a rugged environment. It's powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor along with 3GB RAM and a 4.7-inch display. 6. LG G Flex: © LG The LG G Flex was released in 2013 and is the first phone to incorporate a flexible display, along with a "self-healing" rear cover. The phone was pretty much a proof of concept and wasn't targeted towards the wider audience. Samsung and LG have been involved in a cut-throat race to push out the world's first bendable phone, and this can be considered an early prototype. It sported a 6-inch OLED display, a Snapdragon 800 processor, and 2GB RAM. The phone shipped with Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box. 7. BlackBerry Priv: © YouTube BlackBerry was once a giant in the mobile market, but with the introduction of the iPhone and increasing popularity of Android, the company lost the game in the longer run. It had a brief stint with BlackBerry 10 OS that was supposed to take on Android, but after a lukewarm response, the company ditched it and released its first Android phone, the Priv. The Priv had a sliding keyboard mechanism that appealed to the CrackBerry's, people who wanted the openness of Android and productivity of a BlackBerry. Though the phone got a mixed response from critics, it served as a stepping stone for the company's changing vision. 8. Yotaphone: © Yota Yota is a Russian company that announced the Yotaphone at the end of 2012, it sported a unique double-display, meaning a display on the front as well as the back. A 4.3-inch LCD display was located on the front while an e-ink display was situated on the back. The primary objective of having two displays was easier visibility of notifications from the back. The company also announced a successor, the Yotaphone 2, but sales never picked up and the company was lost in a sea of OEM's. 9. Xiaomi Mi MIX: © Xiaomi This MIX series is very popular right now and the original phone was among the first in the world to sport an almost display. The design was and is still considered to be revolutionary. The frame is built of ceramic and the phone had an innovative earpiece speaker made of a cantilever piezoelectric ceramic. The phone was launched in 2016 and housed a Snapdragon 821 processor along with 4 or 6GB of RAM. The 6.4-inch display had an industry-leading screen-to-body ratio of 83.6 percent back then. 10. ASUS ZenFone AR: © EOTO Tech Lastly, we have an Augmented Reality focused phone that was never intended to be sold to the masses. The device was a part of Google's Project Tango that aimed to give the developer's a medium to create and test various applications for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. However, this did not last very long, and from March of 2018, they discontinued support for Tango. The phone had a 23-megapixel primary camera along with a stunning 5.7-inch AMOLED display and a Snapdragon 821 processor.
  17. Ever thought of having so much fun in your life that you forget what it's like to be sad and forlorn? Yes, that's exactly how you feel when you date a 'Punjabi' girl. Big heart with a bigger appetite, Punjabi girls are fun to date, even when you're not in a space to date anyone. She'll uplift your spirits and make you feel warm and full of love. What else do you really need in life, eh? Here's what's in store for you if you date a fun-loving Punjabi girl (1) If You're A Foodie You're Gonna Love Her Punjabi's love their food. Period. Well, most of it is stereotyped, when people say they love Butter Chicken or any form of chicken, but they enjoy all and every sort of food. Basically, they live to eat! So, if you're ever out on a date with her, let her decide the food joint because she definitely knows her food! And if you know your food too, then it's so much better! (2) She's Definitely A Fighter One thing you should keep in mind while dating a Punjabi girl is that she will never call it quits, especially if she's standing up for something she knows or thinks is right! She's a born fighter and will fight through anything. Nothing really seems to intimidate her and she doesn't care much any judgments passed at her. (3) She's Full Of Life If you ever go out dancing with her or just out anywhere, you'll see how much fun she can be! Dancing to loud boisterous music is her forte and laughing out loud to almost everything is in her nature. Never a dull day with her for sure. (4) If You Ever Meet Her Family You'll Fall In Love With Them Punjabi families are usually open-minded and love having fun together. So, if you're ever invited over to their house, they make sure you're done with the pleasantries and formalities. They usually treat you like their own and include you in any sort of fun they're having. So, if she invites you over for a drink with her family, don't turn down the offer! (5) She Can Outrun You In A Drinking Competition Yup, she got it from her genes, for sure. Punjabi's love drinking and they surely know their Whiskey. So, if you're out drinking with her, don't be shell-shocked at the amount she guzzles and still has the capacity for more. (6) She's Very Straightforward With Her Thoughts Nope, she's not the kind to beat around the bush or mollycoddle her thoughts before saying them out loud. She says it as it is and doesn't really care much for the consequences. Which could be a bad thing too, but more often than not, it's an endearing quality. If something doesn't look good on you, she'll say it loud. If she doesn't like a restaurant you've taken her too, she'll say it out loud. If you're a big dull dud and she wants to break up with you, she'll say it out loud! (7) She Will Never Compromise On Family Values Even though she's full of life, fun-loving and big on alcohol, she doesn't forget her family values and never compromises on them. She'll have a lot of respect for her family and never let her family honour down, no matter what she does or who she's with. (8) She Has Ample Self Respect If you're dating a Punjabi girl, you should know she comes with a boatload of self-respect. Which doesn't mean she's full of herself, it just means that nothing can pull her self-respect down. If someone breaks her heart, she moves on and grieves without letting people know she's hurting. There is no breaking her morale or her self-esteem, ever. (9) Every Moment With Her Is Unpredictable Yup, that's what she is. A bag of unpredictability. In a good way though. Imagine going out on a date with her and ending up in the hills or in a pool! What started off as a quiet, sombre evening is now a bundle of unpredictability. That's what it's like to date a Punjabi girl. You never know what life has in store for you, once you're with her. (10) She Has A Mighty Big Heart Yup, as garish and flamboyant Punjabi's may be, they do have big and welcoming hearts and if she's a true blue Punjabi kudi, she's got one too. She'll spend lavishly but live wisely and will always look out for the one she truly loves. She'll even look out for unfortunate souls around her and help them as much as she can. She's just not blessed with looks and a carefree personality, she has a loving heart too. So, if you ever date a Punjabi girl or have dated one, you'll have the time of your life with her. Just don't rub her the wrong way (pun unintended) because nothing will be worse than facing her wrath!
  18. Think about the hundreds of embarrassing pictures your friends have of you on their phones. Well, it sucks, but we can at least take some comfort in knowing that they aren't coming out to the world any time soon, maybe making an appearance on our birthdays, but that's pretty much it. Now, this is a privilege we have because a lot of celebrities aren't so lucky. If you're famous, it's unfortunate that your whole life is on display at all time but that's the downside of the job. This also means that any of your embarrassing or cringey pictures that you want to completely erase from the internet and everyone's memories, will stay even longer. Who doesn't like to make fun of people, right? So, here are some of the most cringe-worthy and embarrassing pictures of celebrities that have been floating around on the internet for years and decades. We've painstakingly compiled it for you because it's the weekend and we want y'all to have a good laugh. What were they even thinking? What was the stylist thinking? What was the photographer thinking? © BCCL Photoshoot with a pipe? Now, that's unique, I guess. But, it also looks quite wrong. © BCCL I've seen this so many times and I'm still not over it. What the f**k, really? © BCCL I don't know what's happening here and I'm kind of scared to ask. © BCCL Two thing no one wants to see – a leotard and a shirtless Govinda wearing cowboy boots. © BCCL Short shorts for guys is not a thing for a reason, and that reason could be summed up with this picture. © BCCL Get two of the most recognizable faces for a photo shoot and just cover their faces, because f**k logic. © BCCL Giving tough competition to Anil Kapoor. © BCCL Inappropriate. NSFW. Everything. Who even approved this? © BCCL Okay, this may be the most confusing picture I've ever seen. © BCCL Somebody tried to look like a snack but ended up looking like a salad instead. © BCCL Two words – shiny leotard. And, one last word – why? © BCCL Giving tough competition to Bappi Lahiri. © BCCL Ideas for a romantic couple photo shoot. © BCCL What a pose! © BCCL And lastly, a hairy, shirtless Anil Kapoor wearing just a bow. © BCCL
  19. If someone tells us "Anil Kapoor seems to be stuck in the '90s", we'll agree, and then disagree, and then probably agree a little bit more. Confused? Well, when it comes to his age, he has some sorcery up his sleeve using which he has arrested it. That way, yes, he is stuck in the '90s because hell, he hasn't aged a day since then. Why we'll disagree, has got to do with his fashion sense. He has moved at double the pace, as compared to all of his B-Town compatriots - so no, no '90s there. But again, given his penchant for innovative yet functional style, he seems to be going back to the '90s for some solid style inspiration from time to time. We're referring to his latest outfit - an all-black, tucked in, '90s inspired jeans and full-sleeve T-shirt outfit. Take a look. © Viral Bhayani We think this is the most versatile outfit ever for every Indian man. Here's why. 1. It's all-black. What can possibly be a safer combo, irrespective of how good or bad your style game is? It will suit everyone, irrespective of their complexion, height, built etc. © Viral Bhayani 2. Black is slimming. Plus, when you wear black on black, it gives the illusion that you're taller. Who doesn't want that? © Viral Bhayani 3. Mr Kapoor seems to be wearing a full-sleeved Track Tee. Now, here's the thing - when it comes to comfort, nothing can beat that. Plus, he's wearing really comfortable and padded sneakers, which suggest it's perfect for outdoor activities too, should you wish to indulge in some. © Viral Bhayani 4. He's tucked the T-shirt in and is also wearing a belt (now that's very '90s, in an unabashedly bold manner). Is it a family get together? A casual dinner? A long drive? Doesn't matter, because this outfit will take care of it all. Plus, it looks super smart, but in an extremely sophisticated, simplistic manner. © Viral Bhayani Kudos, Mr Kapoor.
  20. If it's a Bollywood party, it has to be grand and over the top, right? Nope, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas just proved us wrong. We all knew both of them were getting engaged, but it all felt so real yesterday, especially after Nick introduced the 'future Mrs. Jonas' on his Instagram. From pictures of the roka ceremony to the entire Jonas family giving a warm welcome to Priyanka to their family, so much happened yesterday, and we haven't even gotten to the party that happened last night. Future Mrs. Jonas. My heart. My love. A post shared by Nick Jonas (@nickjonas) on Aug 18, 2018 at 2:45am PDT The engagement bash looked like a rather simple party, no way like a real Bollywood party we're so used to seeing. Not complaining though, it was quite refreshing to see, tbh. There was no one there to steal focus from the couple of the night and that's how they probably wanted it. Instead of a glamourous party with A-list celebrities, it seemed more like a very private house party with barely any pictures and videos. Alia Bhatt shared some pictures. ALL HEART ð Congratulations you guys ðððð A post shared by Alia â¨ï¸ (@aliaabhatt) on Aug 18, 2018 at 8:36pm PDT So did Parineeti Chopra. Brother-in-law and sis ð« ð@priyankachopra @nickjonas A post shared by Parineeti Chopra (@parineetichopra) on Aug 18, 2018 at 10:07pm PDT But, no one looked more excited about it than the future groom himself. It's your best time guys, Enjoy it to the fullest. . . Follow @peepingmoon for more Bollywood updates . . . #PriyankaChopra #NickJonas #PriyankaNickEngagement #PriyankaChopraEngagement #Nickyanka #NickyankaEngagement #Peepingmoon @priyankachopra @nickjonas A post shared by PeepingMoon (@peepingmoon) on Aug 18, 2018 at 5:52pm PDT Well, they got engaged just after a couple of months, so the rumours of them getting married in September might come true as well. Let's wait and see!
  21. For the promotion of his movie 'Paltan', Gurmeet Choudhary has been stepping out quite often, and in the most amazing outfits, too. After stealing everyone's thunder in a kickass black leather suit while driving a monster bike a few days ago, he's now pulled off an extremely edgy black shirt combo with a cool pair of camo pants. While we're all gaga about the outfit, what stole the focus was his black leather boots, which we think are absolutely badass. Take a look. © Viral Bhayani © Viral Bhayani Aren't they gorgeous? The sleek built and the glossy finish are giving it the ultimate ramp-ready aesthetic, while not taking away from its sturdy construction. If someone from the army were to walk the ramp, this is the pair they would wear. © Viral Bhayani Coming to his outfit, we are in love with the perfectly tailored, buttoned up awesomeness of the black shirt. While one would expect that shirt to be paired with a pair of flawlessly tailored linen pants, Gurmeet pulled off a fashion sixer by choosing a pair of well-fitted camo trousers instead, which did in fact prove to be a a masterstroke. © Viral Bhayani When it comes to accessories, he kept it classy by sticking to a classy watch, and a pair of blue tinted sunnies. Brownie points: That hairstyle. We think the tousled look is making him look extremely sophisticated. © Viral Bhayani Kudos, Gurmeet!
  22. 'Are Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh getting married this year?' A question we still don't have a definite answer to, and probably won't have until they actually get married after pulling a Virushka. But, as the world speculates about their impending wedding, both of them seem very chilled out and still behave like they're both teenagers dating someone for the first time. Instead of posting PDA pictures all over social media – because they're classy like that – both of them just restrict the PDA to comments and often have something really lovey-dovey to say about each other's pictures, that too with a bunch of emojis. © Instagram In case you haven't noticed, Ranveer Singh's Instagram only screams one thing – this guy loves himself and looks like even Deepika loves this 'self-love' and how he posts so many nice pictures of himself on a daily basis. Yesterday, he posted this collage and among a sea of comments, one definitely stood out. âï¸âï¸âï¸ A post shared by Ranveer Singh (@ranveersingh) on Aug 12, 2018 at 7:59am PDT Here's a little bit of PDA we got in the comment section. © Instagram Doesn't this seem like a very “teenagers in love” kind of thing to say? “You stop it, no you stop it.” Actually, this is not even the first time both of them have done this. Yes, leaving comments is not a big deal but both of them have never confirmed their relationship publicly and this is all the confirmation we've gotten in years. Now, they're more open about their love and Deepika proved that by writing 'mine' on one of his pictures a while ago. © Instagram And, here's a bunch of times Ranveer was there to remind his girlfriend how drop dead gorgeous she is. © Instagram What a queen! © Instagram Yep, exactly. © Instagram A heart eyes emoji is worth a thousand words. © Instagram He really likes the word 'gosh'. © Instagram Okay, last one. © Instagram In conclusion, both of them are probably getting married soon but still behave like teenagers in love for the first time and it's beautiful to see, actually.
  23. Who doesn't love to watch a good ol' game of basketball? 10 humongous (mostly) dudes trying to dunk the ball into each other's net with authority. The testosterone must be off the charts. Sadly, we've never got a chance to go for an NBA game. We're sure no one would notice us even if we did. That's not something we can say about the celebrities on this list. When they're at a game, everyone notices. We mean everyone! They'll most probably have courtside seats too which just makes them that much harder to miss. So, let's take a look at 11 of the biggest celebrities to ever watch an NBA game courtside: Justin Bieber We're starting off this list with someone who knows how to deal with being a celebrity from a very young age. © Getty Images A lot of us hate the man & we're pretty sure it's for no other reason apart from his success. He has already achieved more than most others and he's just 24. Gordon Ramsay Arguably the most popular chef in the world, Gordon Ramsay has made a name for himself by maintaining an almost unbelievable standard in the kitchen. © Getty Images He certainly puts his money to good use by attending an NBA game every now and then. David Beckham English football's most recognisable star of the modern day, David Beckham doesn't go unnoticed wherever he is. © Getty Images When David's courtside for NBA games, the camera crew has a tough time figuring out whether to focus on the action or on Beckham. Barack Obama The former President of the United States is a celebrity for numerous reasons. But, the most important one is that he's a people person. © Getty Images Even when he was POTUS, he took out time to watch basketball. If he can find the time, anyone can. Brad Pitt Mr. Popular himself, Brad Pitt is perhaps one of the really famous Hollywood celebrities in the world. He has made a name for himself through his acting as well as the numerous women he has dated over the years. © Getty Images Just imagine how cool it would be if you got to watch a basketball game beside Brad Pitt? Kim Kardashian & Kanye West If you've ever used Instagram, you know who Kim Kardashian is. As for Kanye, he's been in the news for so many reasons that there's no way you can even pretend to not know him. © Getty Images But when the couple is together, their fans go into overdrive. One of the rare occasions when we do get to see them together is at basketball games. Another reason to love the NBA, eh? Travis Scott & Kylie Jenner The highest paid woman on the planet and Travis Scott. Yeah, Travis might lack the star power of some of the other names on this list but Kylie more than makes up for it. © Getty Images Any idea how famous you need to be in order to charge $1 million per Instagram post? Well, if you ever meet Kylie at an NBA game, be sure to ask her. Jay-Z & Beyonce Before Kim and Kanye, Kylie and Travis, Brad and Angelina (no more a couple), we had Jay-Z and Beyonce. Makes sense to end with the OG power couple, right? © Getty Images Yes, they may not make the news as much now as they did a few years ago but there's no denying the fact that all eyes are on them wherever they go. When they're at an NBA game, good luck trying to get the crowd to pay attention to anything else.
  24. After patiently waiting for several months for 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' to release, we are now only a few hours away from watching the movie, and agent Ethan Hunt aka Tom Cruise in all his glory and injuries. Paramount Pictures Talking about injuries, the whole world knows how badly Cruise got hurt while shooting in London, when he misjudged a leap and crashed into a wall. To refresh your memories, this is the injury we're talking about. Paramount Pictures This injury halted the film's shoot for months and when Cruise returned, there was no turning back for him or Christopher McQuarrie. Together they shot some insane stunts that will go down in the history of Hollywood as some of the greatest stunts of all time. From HALO jump, jaw dropping fight scenes to jumping 25000 feet over 100 times to get one stunt right; Cruise has left no stone unturned in making this insanely dangerous and tough mission look like a cakewalk to the viewers. Paramount Pictures However, because of his injury the cost of this movie has now blown out of proportion, making this mission the most expensive one (even with insurance). According to Hollywood Reporter, because of the eight-week shooting hiatus (after Cruise got injured), Tom Cruise's injury and recuperation, the movie's budget rose to $250 million (over Rs 1700 crore approx.) In fact, this amount is much more than the previous movie 'Rogue Nation' that cost nearly $170 million. Paramount Pictures 'Mission: Impossible Fallout' will hit the theatres tomorrow and we can't wait to see Ethan Hunt's injury that finally made its way into the final cut of the movie.
  25. Growing bored in a long-term relationship is natural; it's only human. After years of being together, feelings of being stuck in the same routine are natural. When you've been with the same person since high school, you find yourself wondering sometimes what it would feel like to be with someone else for a change. What if it hadn't worked out? If you've spent most of your early twenties being in a relationship, you miss bachelorhood. You miss the thrill of one-night stands, the rush of flirting with that hot girl on the dance floor, the abandon of buying a one-way ticket without having to answer anybody. © Thinkstock Photos/Getty Images When you spend each day with the same person, you get comfortable with them but a sense of boredom also creeps in. The other life seems more exciting. Office parties, friends get-togethers, music concerts – you see plenty of other people and know it's the world out there. It's difficult to be emotionally loyal. Even if you love the other person dearly, it's difficult to convince yourself this is it. Am I missing out on life? – you ask yourself. But then you love them so much. You find their company comforting and assuring. © Thinkstock Photos/Getty Images If you've fallen out of love with them, it's okay to call it quits. But if you are miserable only because you are bored and your relationship doesn't seem as exciting as before, you need to rethink your decisions. Tell yourself why you love them, why their presence in your life is indispensible, why you long to see them after a tiring day. If your love for them outweighs your boredom with your love life, hold on to it with both hands. Work the boredom out, because deep down you know how you love them. Don't get bogged down by the seemingly dull nature of your love life. Reinvent your romance time and again. don't be under the impression that real love needs no work. Even Romeo and Juliet, had they been real and lived on to settle down together, would have experienced their share of ups and down in the relationship. No relationship is ever perfect. © Thinkstock Photos/Getty Images Revisit the old times with your partner, remind each other how you started. Relive your first love by doing the same things you did for them when you just met. Shake things up a little; experiment with them in bed, go out on adventures. The best thing about old love is that you are comfortable enough to try out new things without the fear of being judged. © Pexels A relationship will not always be hunky dory and make your world go round. Love is not supposed to be like that. A mature relationship is when you want to grow old together. It's when you are so comfortable in each other's presence that you no longer feel the need to impress and act. It's when after a long hard day at work, you find comfort in the fact that you will get to see that one person who makes every pain melt away. Love is when you can't bear to share your life with anyone else. © Pexels But love doesn't guarantee a smooth relationship. You have to make it work. You could be bored even if you are in love. You could be eyeing a different life even if you look forward to returning home to that one person. Because not all days are alike. One day you could be missing them terribly, another day you could find their presence intrusive in your personal space. There are hundreds of things that will try your relationship. The one constant is the way you feel. Every hurdle can be dealt with as long as you feel special in their presence. Just remember no love tale is perfect. At the end of the day, love is just about finding friendship with someone you love; it's about finding that sweet spot with someone. As long as you are comfortable with them and love them completely and selflessly, a little boredom is child's play to deal with. For more of this author's work, click here; to follow them on Twitter, click here.
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