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10 Popular Bollywood Songs Which Turn 10-Years-Old In 2019 & We're Feeling Oh-So-Old Now

Music is one of the greatest markers of any civilisation. It grows, changes and evolves into something entirely different at the turn of every decade that comes to a close. Every new beginning welcomes new changes to the realm of music and the end result leaves a lasting impression on our minds. Yet, even with the constant evolution that music undergoes from time to time, certain compositions simply strike a chord and stick with us. Why? Maybe because the beats were catchy, or the film was one of your favourites from that year, or simply because the music got under your skin for no particular reason. But what we can't deny is the fact that even after so many years since the first time we heard those songs, we love them just as much even after a gap of 10 long years. We list down 10 such uber popular Bollywood songs from 2009 that were crazy hits and will soon be completing 10 years. So get ready to feel really old and find some of your favourite tracks on this list here, because frankly, we didn't see this coming. 1. Emotional Attyachaar (Dev.D) The absolute upheaval that this composition caused to the music charts in 2009 doesn't need much recollection. Emotional Attyachaar from 'Dev.D' came handy during so many situations besides a heartbreak, it quickly became a classic. 2. Dhan Te Nan (Kaminey) One of Vishal Bharadwaj's best compositions, this was from Shahid Kapoor starrer 'Kaminey' was played at every house party and discotheque with equal enthusiasm. Edgy and entertaining, with high-rolling beats this one kept everyone pumped. 3. Tera Hone Laga Hoon (Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani) This song from 'Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani' starring Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif sort of became the romance anthem of the year. Well, what can we say, guys took to it pretty quickly. 4. Iktara (Wake Up Sid) This one was a popular choice not only then, but even to this day, as we can find this song in a lot of people's playlist. And when we say a lot, we mean it. This soulful song not only fetched the singer the best playback singer award but also became a major hit. 5. Chiggy Wiggy (Blue) Even though 'Blue' tanked at the box office big time, this song was a major crowd-puller in 2009 because it saw Australian-British pop star, Kylie Minogue's first ever Bollywood collaboration. Apart from the song and music, those moves Kylie pulled off with Akshay Kumar were too good! 6. All Izz Well (3 Idiots) This one doesn't need any introduction for obvious reasons. This became a raging anthem with the younger lot of the time, and still continues to be a very popular number even after 10 years since it first came out. 7. Genda Phool (Delhi-6) Ask your mother and you will know exactly how much every mother and aunt in the country came to love this song, and relate to some or the other part of it. Regardless, there is no denying this was a popular number in 2009. 8. Paisa Paisa (De Dana Dan) The lyrics of this one, as well as Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif grooving to this song, got to the guys. If you haven't heard this one, you better. Then you will know exactly why. 9. Hai Junoon (New York) This one was meant for the squad and everybody appreciated it. People instantly connected to it because it reminded them of their friends and that is always a winner! 10. Twist (Love Aaj Kal) If you didn't dance to this one at least at five different parties, then did you even have any fun in 2009? This one took all the parties and dance sessions by storm!

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Jon Snow's Style Evolution Through The 7 'GOT' Seasons Is The Glow-up We All Want In Our Lives

'Game Of Thrones' first premiered on 17 April 2011. The season 8 (beginning of the end) of the show is premiering on 15 April which is right here. But looking back to the first season, we realise that all these actors were babies when they started out.  Jon Snow, or Kit Harington, has now taken major spotlight in Hollywood. We will see the last few episodes of 'Game Of Thrones' in just a few days. We don't know if he'll survive or not, but we hope he does. But before that, let's step back and appreciate Kit for all these years of hard work. Clearly, his style has evolved, and how! Here's Kit through the years parallel to the production of GOT. 1. 2011 In 2011, we saw a young Kit sans beard. He's clearly become a mature version of himself now. © Reuters © Reuters 2. 2012 Jon Snow had only started to become popular and teens would use pictures like these for posters in their room. © Reuters 3. 2013 Balancing a fine stubble is tough. Here is Jon Snow pulling it off casually. © Reuters 4. 2014 A scarf with a coat is an underappreciated Winter style that men should wear more often. © Reuters 5. 2015 A classic two-piece with a black tie can never go wrong, courtesy Kit. © Reuters 6. 2016 Using black on black to his advantage again, here is Kit with a black bow tie that complements his outfit seamlessly. © Reuters 7. 2017 Here's the thing: a blazer can be worn casually without it looking extra, and here's proof. © Reuters 8. 2018 While we think that this is a stellar outfit, we hope to see Kit try and embrace other colors like yellow. What do you think? © Reuters 9. 2019 Kit Harington at the premiere of 'GOT' in 2019. He is going to move on from his Jon Snow appeal and we'll miss this aesthetic. © Reuters

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'Stability, Balance & A Good Wife', AB de Villiers Explains The Reasons For Virat Kohli's Success

The curse is finally over, ladies and gentleman! Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have finally won their first IPL match of the twelfth season and looked really good while doing so, too.  After Ravichandran Ashwin's King XI Punjab (KXIP) set a respectable total of 173 on their home ground at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali, behind an excellent knock played by Chris 'Universe Boss' Gayle (99 not out), it was time for Kohli and gang to try and chase it down.  RCB openers AB de Villiers and Kohli, himself, walked down to the pitch with an aggressive mindset from the beginning and managed to keep the assertion alive for the better half of the second innings, which helped the 'Play Bold' army seal the deal in the final overs.  Forming yet another successful partnership, Kohli (67 off 53) and de Villiers (59 not out) were finally able to help the team “cross that line” as the skipper mentioned in an interview after the match.  In a different feature video uploaded on the Indian Premier League's official website, it was the South African who held the microphone for the Indian captain for a brief Q&A during which de Villiers asked Kohli about the reasons behind the 30-year-old is.  AB's kids knock Anushka and Virat's door at the hotel every morning to wake them up and wish them good morning.

"The best thing that has happened to me is me getting married", Virat got me gushing over them again.

'Stability, balance & good wives' https://t.co/T03I8FnjT6 — m (@Manasa2922x) April 14, 2019 “I think over the last year or so, the best thing to have happened to me is me getting married. It has literally changed my whole world,” he said. “I have the most beautiful wife, the most beautiful person and that has been the strongest factor in my life.” “It has changed the way I was before, I was too intense in life but she always keeps me motivated and positive,” Kohli showed appreciation towards Anushka Sharma.  “I could not have been luckier to have someone who understands my mindset being in that position herself.”  “'Stability, balance and a good wife' is a good life,” said the former Proteas leader in the end.

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On The Quest For True Love? Find Out The Zodiac Signs You're Most Compatible With

Zodiac signs play an important role. From birth to death, they have an unfelt presence in your life. It doesn't hurt to look in the science called astrology when it comes to certain crucial things in life like love.  Check out your traits and the signs you're compatible with:   1. Aries Positives: · Curious, energetic, upbeat and enthusiastic · Doer rather than an observer · Wants excitement, thrill and adventure Negatives: · Too impulsive, stubborn and arrogant · Known to leave things mid-way Accordingly, most compatible signs: Sagittarius, Gemini, Leo. 2. Taurus Positives: · Reliable, practical, sensitive and kind · Great with finances · Generous, patient and independent Negatives: · Possessive, materialistic and lazy · Stubborn and a bit too much into themselves Accordingly, most compatible signs: Pisces, Capricorn, Cancer 3. Gemini Positives: · Intellectual, expressive and quick-witted · Versatile, enthusiastic and humorous · Soft spoken with great communication skills Negatives: · Inconsistent, superficial and anxious · Incapable of making decisions Accordingly, most compatible signs: Libra, Aquarius, Aries 4. Cancer Positives · Intuitive, sentimental and kind · Quite creative · Emotional, loving and faithful Negatives · Moody, pessimistic and clingy · One of the worst naggers Accordingly, most compatible signs: Taurus, Scorpio, Virgo 5. Leo Positives · Caring, optimistic and kind · Loyal and honest · Heart as big as the sky Negatives · Dominating, egoistic and possessive · As arrogant as one can be Accordingly, most compatible signs: Sagittarius, Aries, Gemini 6. Virgo Positives · Intelligent, practical and analytical · Quite meticulous and yet never show off · One of the most reliable signs Negatives · Too particular and harsh · Extremely conservative and judgemental Accordingly, most compatible signs: Taurus, Cancer, Capricorn 7. Libra Positives · Kind, gentle and peaceful · Tactful, balanced and diplomatic · Romantic at heart Negatives · Detached, superficial and unreliable · Indecisive and self-indulgent Accordingly, most compatible signs: Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius 8. Scorpio Positives · Passionate, intelligent and strong willed · Focused and brave · Ambitious and intuitive Negatives · Jealous and resentful · Secretive and manipulative Accordingly, most compatible signs: Cancer, Capricorn, Pisces 9. Sagittarius Positives · Confident, brave and amazingly positive · Explorers and adventurous · Straightforward and don't believe in sugar-coating · Intellectual, philosophical, and large-hearted Negatives · Careless, impatient and inconsistent · Usually brutally honest, more than required Accordingly, compatible signs: Aries, Aquarius, Leo 10. Capricorn Positives · Stable, balanced and wise · Practical, ambitious and disciplined · Cautious, for their own good Negatives · Stubborn and self-centred · Pessimistic and detached Accordingly, compatible signs: Taurus, Pisces, Virgo 11. Aquarius Positives · Independent, strong and mysterious  · Friendly and loyal · Eccentric and have an attractive personality Negatives · Unpredictable, extremist and stubborn · Aloof most of the time Accordingly, compatible signs: Sagittarius, Libra, Gemini 12. Pisces Positives · Empathetic, compassionate and selfless · Intuitive and imaginative · A sensitive soul Negatives · Too idealistic and yet weak-willed · Pessimistic and lazy Accordingly, compatible signs: Scorpio, Cancer, Capricorn

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5 Best Gaming Mice One Can Buy To Slay PC Games Like A Pro

A gaming mouse is easily one of the most recognizable gadgets in the world. From an exaggerated design with sharp corners to flashy RGB lighting, they're distinctly visible. Buying a gaming mouse, however, isn't an easy task. There are tons of factors to consider. Well, don't worry. We've gathered together some of the best gaming mice that are out there. No matter what kind of games you're into, we're sure you'll find the best gaming mouse for your needs here on our list. Logitech G502 Hero © YouTube The Logitech G502 Hero, as you can see, clearly screams gaming from any angle you look at. It's got RGB lighting, a ton of customizable buttons, 1ms latency, a jaw-dropping 16,000 DPI sensor, etc. However, this is one of those gaming mice, which you can comfortably use even when you are not gaming. Yes, it comes with adjustable weights, which you can swap out anytime when you're, say, doing a more casual task like browsing the web. Just like the Logitech G402, this one's also not for users with big hands though. But other than that, the Logitech G502 Hero is extremely popular and it's easily one of the best gaming mice out there. Price: Rs. 4,295 HyperX Pulsefire Surge © YouTube This particular gaming mouse from HyperX, a brand that's known for its headsets and other gaming accessories, is definitely worth considering if you're on the lookout for a new gaming mouse. It's a well-designed mouse that's packed with a ton of awesome features like the 16,000 DPI sensor. As we said in our review, it's very comfortable to use, both while playing games or otherwise. It natively supports Windows shortcuts and comes with cool RGB lighting. Above all, the HyperX Pulsefire Surge is easy on the pocket compared to the ones that cost upwards of Rs. 10,000. Price: Rs. 4,799 Razer Deathadder Elite © YouTube The Razer Deathadder Eite is an all-rounder when it comes to gaming mice. It comes in a simple and fantastic shape that's perfect for all sorts of grips and hand sizes. Be it for playing games, editing photos, or simply browsing the internet, the Razer Deathadder Elite won't let you down. Like, seriously. It uses a 16,000 CPI optical sensor which has 99.4% resolution accuracy and a 450 IPS rating. All the technical terms aside, it just means that this mouse will provide flawless tracking at all times. It also comes with two perfectly placed, generously sized thumb buttons. They prove to be good for all types of grips, be it palm, claw, or tip. Price:  Rs. 3,899 Steelseries Sensei 310 © Steelseries The Steelseries Sensei 310 is an ambidextrous mouse, which means it's good for both left and right-handed users. It's also grippier than most other mice, which is always good for playing games. Just like its predecessor, the Sensei 310 comes with really good sensors, so you don't have to worry about any tracking issues. Since the Sensei 310 is ambidextrous, you'll get a pair of identical thumb buttons on the left and the right. Don't worry though, the shape and size of this particular mouse has been tweaked since the last one to avoid any accidental clicks. Overall, the Steelseries Sensei 310 is a really good small, light and ambidextrous mouse, which you can rely on. Price: 4,599 CORSAIR M65 Pro © YouTube The Corsair M65 Pro is a fantastic mouse for competitive FPS gaming. The highlight of this particular mouse has to be the 'Sniper' button, which essentially lowers the DPI while holding it down. Lower the DPI, the more easily you'll be able to maintain your aim at the target. It's really great for users with a claw grip, but even palm grip users will find it very compelling. The Corsair M65 Pro, just like some other mice in our list, comes with tunable weights, which can be accessed by removing the screws on the bottom. You can dislodge between one and three 6-gram weights, giving the mouse an overall mass that's between 97 grams and 115 grams.  Price: 3,599

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These Are The 5 Best Premium Racing Games You Can Play On Smartphones Right Now

Racing games are one of the most popular forms of time-pass when you want to keep yourself entertained. This is especially true when you game on your smartphone. There's a plethora of racing games on the App Store and Play Store which makes it confusing for people to know which one is the best. Some games are casual enough to keep you busy for a while, and some premium driving experiences that are very close to console level graphics. Here are five of our favourite racing games for your smartphones. 1. Absolute Drift  If you love drifting and want to play a game specifically designed for that experience, look no further than Absolute Drift. The game requires you to practise a bit if you need to get the perfect drift around those corners. If you happen to own a compatible controller, the experience is even better and rewarding. The game is available on both iOS and Android so you can play this game on the platform of your choice.  2. Asphalt 9: Legends This is a free-to-play game that's available on both iOS and Android digital stores and has microtransactions inbuilt. The game provides a more realistic approach to the game when compared to previous installations. Gameplay is exciting and full of energy, a combination you always expect from an arcade racing game.  3. Rush Rally 3  If you're a fan of rally racing, we would suggest downloading 'Rush Rally 3' as it is your best option for smartphones right now. Available on both iOS and Google Play, the game is quite challenging and is full rally racing simulator. Even though the game has touch controls, we suggest you use a Bluetooth controller to play this game for the best experience.  4. Red Bull Air Race 2: The Mobile Game 'Red Bull Air Race 2' is probably the only game you want to download if you love air-racing. The game recreates raced Red Bull hosts around the globe and you get to control you own very plane.  Eat course is a real-life recreation of the actual tournament.  5. GRID Autosport  This game is actual proof that console-level racing games can be ported to smartphones and deliver almost the same experience. The original game first came to consoles and PC and is now available for smartphones. This is proof that AAA racing games can be handled easily by top-tier smartphones. 

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Here Is Why Omega Supplements Are Not Really Necessary For Your Body

You must have seen people supplementing Omega 3-6-9 in their diet. In this article, we'll first have a comprehensive look at what these fatty acids are and then we will decide if you actually need to take them as a supplement or not. Omega 3 Fatty Acids Omega 3 fatty acids are essential fatty acids meaning that your body cannot make them by itself and you need to consume it in your diet. The Three most common types of omega 3 are EPA (Eicosapentaenoic acid), DHA(Docosahexaenoic acid) and Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). Omega-3's are a crucial part of human cell membranes and have a number of other important functions, including: â Increasing good cholesterol which improves heart health by reducing triglycerides and blood pressure. â Omega 3's reduce symptoms of psychotic disorders which improve mental health and reduces symptoms of depression. â Consumption of Omega 3's decreases Liver Fat and helps in weight management. â They improve bone density and helps your body to fight against inflammation. © Getty Images Unfortunately, an average adult's diet lacks in omega 3's. This has also contributed to a rise in various ailments like obesity, diabetes and heart disease in the past decade or two. Good source of omega 3 include, fish, chia seeds, walnuts, flaxseeds etc. Omega 6 Fatty Acids Omega 6 Fatty acids are also essential therefore you need to consume them from your natural diet. These fats are primarily used by the body for energy. Linoleic acid is the most common type of omega 6 fatty acid. Though omega 6's are essential, our diet normally consists of more omega 6's than required.  The recommended ratio of Omega 3 to Omega 6 is 4:1, while our diet exceeds this ratio manifolds. Since the majority of foods items are cooked in Oils like soyabean oil or sunflower oil, Indians receive more than what is required of this fatty acid. Other sources like Mayonnaise, cashews and walnuts also contain omega 6, therefore there is hardly any individual who does not get enough of this omega acid from his diet. Omega 9 Fatty Acids © Getty Images Omega 9 is non-essential fatty acid meaning your body is capable of producing it by itself. Since they are non-essential there is no adequate intake recommendation for them. Omega 9 are the most abundant fats in the human body. Studies show that consumption of high monounsaturated fats like omega 9, instead of other types of fats could reduce triglycerides levels and bad cholesterol (LDL). Sources of omega 9 are Olive Oil, Cashews, Almonds, Avocado, Peanuts, and Walnuts etc. Do You Really Need To Supplement Them? With the above information, it is quite clear that there's hardly any need to supplement Omega 6 and Omega 9. You just need to supplement Omega 3, that too if you are not able to complete the intake through natural foods. You should always try to consume the fatty acids in the right balance to maintain a healthy life balance.

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8 Of The Biggest Betrayals In 'Game Of Thrones' That Literally Shook Us

The final season of 'Game Of Thrones' is coming sooner than we thought after a very tedious and a long wait. While we sure will miss the action and the nail-biting anticipation we have been experiencing through the years, let's look back at the biggest betrayals we witnessed during the course of these seven seasons, which basically just left us shook: 1. The Red Wedding-  Horrific, aesthetically very disturbing and the fact that it was a wedding that turned gory left us gasping for breath.   2. Eddard Stark- Ironically enough, the season began with the Stark patriarch beheading someone and later getting the same fate for himself. It was heartbreaking to see the helpless father being beheaded by the family he thought was his ally.    3. Baelish & Sansa- While Karma came calling for Baelish correctly by the hands of Sansa herself, it was pretty sad when he promises to shield the lost girl and take her home safely but has his own ulterior motives behind the help.    4. Jon Snow And Night Watch- When Olly pushed Jon to his fate, the viewers felt the blow to their heart as well. The finale of season 5 broke hearts of all GOT lovers.    5. Stannis  & Shireen – This betrayal was a low blow, even by GOT standards, as it was darker than we could actually think. Stannis agrees to oblige Mellisandre's wish for a sacrifice and his selfishness for his rule overcomes his love for his own daughter. Very hard to witness this one.    6. Theon & The Starks – When Balon is successful in pitting Theon against Robb, there is no looking back for this traitor. His insecurity takes over the better side of him and you kind of want to just punch him in the face at times.    7.  Shae & Tyrion Lannister- The man who claims to know things and just drink, never saw the betrayal coming from the one woman he loved the most in the world. Shae's ending was kind of fitting, wasn't it?   8. Cersei & The High Sparrow- The High Sparrow lures her into trusting her, but the relationship leads to her own arrest. However, you never mess with this queen. The fate which followed her enemies at High Septon was a visual treat for a Cersei but a complete shocker for us.     

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Rohit Sharma 'Karate-Kicking' The Ball While Batting Is The Smartest Cricket Shot He's Played

It feels as if Rohit Sharma wanted to make up for the lack of entertainment the supporters of Mumbai Indians had to suffer, when the skipper missed out his first Indian Premier League game in 11 years against Ravichandran Ashwin's Kings XI Punjab due to a leg spasm on Wednesday. Nonetheless, the Indian opening batsman more than repaid his dues in today's game against Ajinkya Rahane's Rajasthan Royals during which he played a decent knock, making 47 runs off 32 deliveries, which included six fours and a solitary six, even though the Royals managed to win by four wickets and three spare deliveries. However, the greatest moment of the cricketer's innings came an over ahead of the delivery that dismissed him and ironically enough, the batsman's highlight had nothing to do with his bat. Walking down the pitch to try and hit a longer shot, Sharma was surprised by a full-toss by RR all-rounder K Gowtham going away from him to the left. Out of the crease by a good margin, the delivery would have definitely led to keeper Sanju Samson stumping him out but the Hitman's awareness of the situation and quick thinking made him kick the ball with his front foot, sending it away from the danger zone. His creative and quick reaction to avoid getting out led to Sharma's fans complimenting his footballing skills on Twitter: @mipaltan vs @rajasthanroyals: Deliberately padded by @ImRo45 , he kicks the ball away with his front leg pic.twitter.com/seDys6h1zi — Om Prasad Pattnayak (@OmPattnayak) April 13, 2019 Rohit be like "Messi who?" ð

Picture credits: Hotstar#RohitSharma #MIvRR #QuintondeKock #MIvsRR #OneFamily #CricketMeriJaan pic.twitter.com/0dUIxp7ty2 — Rooter App (@RooterSports) April 13, 2019 That was a good kick by Rohit Sharma to avoid being stumped-out. Football skills in the middle of a cricket pitch. #IPL2019 #MIvRR — RAJESH SAMAL (@rajesh_offical) April 13, 2019 Next time Luke Shaw is injured we could loan out Rohit Sharma to @ManUtd ... Great clearance there ð#MIvRR — Jatin Sapru (@jatinsapru) April 13, 2019 Rohit Sharma just played a smart football in cricket ð — Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) April 13, 2019

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'Avengers: Endgame' Theory Explains Doctor Strange's Time Loop Plan & It Makes Complete Sense

We are less than two weeks away from experiencing the end of an era when the final piece of the current phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, 'Avengers: Endgame' drops in theatres worldwide on 26th April 2019 and nerdy people like us from all around the world have dedicated their lives to predict what the three-hour long movie has in store for us. Such a responsibility, therefore, leads to the formation of numerous theories and speculations ranging from “meh” to absolutely bizarre reactions from the audience and a seemingly endless flow of discussion. One such theory talks about the final outcome of 'Endgame' and the role of Doctor Stephen Strange, who's currently in the 'dust' form on Thanos' home planet of Titan. Before Peter Quill a.k.a. the main reason behind the destruction of half the universe, decided to ruin the ad hoc Avengers' plan to get the Infinity gauntlet out of Thanos' hand, Strange spoke of about 1,40,00,605 scenarios in the future and that there was only one favourable possibility for all of humanity. And during the events of 'Infinity War', Doctor Strange was forced to choose between the life of Tony Stark and his beloved Time Stone and he decided to keep Iron Man alive while giving the Infinity stone to the 'Mad Titan'. Strange later told Stark that it was important for him to stay alive if that one possibility were to come true. via GIPHY Now, if you rewatch the scene from the movie when Strange gives the Time Stone to Thanos, you'd notice that it is glowing and that too not a dull, smouldering glow but the kind each of the stones glow when they are being actively used. via GIPHY This suggests that Stephen Strange might be using the Time stone while surrendering it, maybe even to create a time loop as he did to trap Dormammu and protect the rest of the planet from danger in “real-time”. A couple of months ago, a Redditor by the name of RahulVijh had forward a theory according to which Strange had trapped the Avengers and Thanos in a similar time loop at this point to ensure that they finally reach that one outcome, regardless of how many retakes goes into getting there. The glowing of the stone, therefore, might signal the starting point of the loop. What also gives this argument further weightage is how the trailers for 'Endgame' have been including a lot of footage from the previous movies in the timeline. Also, directors, Anthony and Joseph Russo have admitted to tweaking some clips from older movies to make them look a little different than each other, suggesting all the minor differences that may have occurred in the various times that particular event took place. via GIPHY The more you pay attention to the theory, the more sense it makes and with Dr Strange probably being the only person on the good guys' side, who has the ability to see the future outcomes, the conjecture might be worth putting some thought into.

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Drake Curse: The Canadian Rapper's Voodoo That Continues To Plague The Sporting World

It is an irony to see one of the best rappers in the industry turn into a curse for the sporting world. While music and sports are completely different worlds, finding success in one and brandished as a curse in another is an infamous distinction probably no one has achieved, barring, of course, Canadian rapper Drake.

Apart from making the world dance to his hit tunes, Drake seems to have started a curse that continues to rock the sporting world. Rumour has it, that sportspersons tend to lose their respective matches or witness a slump in their performance right after meeting the popular rapper.

While it might seem a little superstitious or far-fetched, but, we kid you not, the 'Drake Curse' is now actually a thing, leaving victims in its wake. The latest celeb who succumbed to the Canadian rapper's curse was none other than Sergio Aguero of Manchester City. A night after winning against Watford in the Premier League, Aguero met Drake at the backstage in Manchester Arena.

And, as expected, when the Argentine returned to the football field for the first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals on Wednesday, the 'Drake Curse' was at it again as Aguero missed a penalty that would've surely saved City from a 1-0 defeat against Tottenham Hotspur. View this post on Instagram Bout to break the curse ð¦ #June1st A post shared by Anthony Joshua (@anthony_joshua) on Mar 21, 2019 at 2:56pm PDT

On the same weekend, Jadon Sancho of Borussia Dortmund also arrived in Manchester to meet the Canadian star and uploaded a photo of himself alongside Drake on Instagram. View this post on Instagram The goat! @champagnepapi ð¤ð¼ð¥ A post shared by Jadon Sancho (@sanchooo10) on Mar 11, 2019 at 6:16am PDT
Soon after, Sancho felt the full effect of the 'Drake Curse'  when his side was humiliated at the hand of Bayern Munich with a 5-0 defeat.

In another instance, when Drake's tour moved to London's O2 Arena, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang got a cheeky photo with him holding the Gabonese star's Arsenal shirt. Following which, the Gunners suffered an away defeat against Everton on Sunday, affecting their chances of a top-4 finish in the Premier League.

And that's not all, the 'Drake Curse' has been influencing the sporting world for a while now. Over in America, Serena Williams, the University of Kentucky, Toronto Raptors in NBA, the University of Alabama American Football team have all been victims of the Canadian rapper's voodoo.

You would famously remember Drake being on Conor McGregor's side before the latter's UFC clash with Khabib Nurmagomedov last year. View this post on Instagram The 6 God and The 12 animal! A post shared by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Oct 5, 2018 at 6:50pm PDT

Continuing the practice, things did not go as planned for McGregor as he was beaten in emphatic style by the Russian fighter.

Now to the latest, Anthony Joshua, The heavyweight champion who has won every professional fight in his 22-bout career, claims that he is going to end the 'Drake Curse' when he takes on Jarell Miller on 1st June. View this post on Instagram Bout to break the curse ð¦ #June1st A post shared by Anthony Joshua (@anthony_joshua) on Mar 21, 2019 at 2:56pm PDT

Drake visited Joshua's gym last month, following which AJ posted a photo with the rapper claiming: "Bout to break the curse". With Joshua getting into the ring with Miller in less than two months, let's hope the 'Drake Curse' doesn't have any more victims till then.

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Brett Lee Embarrasses Young Bloke With A Steaming Yorker During A 'Gully Cricket' Match

Arguably one of the greatest fast bowlers of all time, Brett Lee's extreme speed and ability to swing both the new and old ball made him the worst nightmare of the opposition batsmen. The Australian great's success can be measured from his tally of 718 wickets across all formats (310 in Tests, 380 in ODIs and 28 in T20Is).

But, the limitations of his body and lack of steam later in his playing days brought an end to his decade-long career. Now, 'Binga' is busy carrying out the responsibilities of a cricket pundit and commentator at ICC events and private leagues. While he might have called it quits from all forms of cricket, Lee appears to be as menacing as he once was during his playing days.

His steaming yorker is still good enough to escape down the willow of batsmen before rattling the stumps - something that was in full display during an impromptu match of Gully Cricket in Mumbai recently. Instagram/@brettlee_58 Currently roped in by IPL's star broadcaster Star Sports as an expert, Lee is making the most of his time in India. In fact, when he challenged for a Gully Cricket match by local lads in Mumbai, the former Aussie speedster didn't just oblige, but gave a great lesson to the young blokes on fast bowling.

In a video shared by him on Instagram, Lee was seen bowling to a local lad who appeared excited to face one of the most popular fast bowlers in the history of the game. But, little did he know that the old fella with the ball was gearing up to embarrass him in front of his friends. Bowling with a short run-up, Lee fired in a steaming yorker that completely foxed the poor chap and before he could bring the bat down, the ball had rattled the stumps. A impromptu game of Gully Cricket in Mumbai with my good mate @bcl375400 Lee vs Lara, 2 over clash! Had to bowl my two favourite deliveries. Bouncer to Lara followed up by the Yorker to some poor bloke on the other team𤣠Good crowd to cheer on the great West Indian Brian Lara. #hehasstillgotit A post shared by Brett Lee (@brettlee_58) on Apr 11, 2019 at 6:12am PDT
Apart from embarrassing the young kid, Lee was also seen bowling a testing bouncer to West Indian great Brian Lara who did pretty well to leave it after judging the length to perfection. The participation of Lara and Lee in a Gully Cricket game made the day of the youngsters who had lined up to watch the two superstars, once again, work their magic after all these years.

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Matt Kelly: KKR's Latest Recruit Is A Mean 'Yorker Specialist' From Australia

For a team that finished fourth under the leadership of a new captain last season, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), with Dinesh Karthik at the helm of affairs, have come into their own to establish themselves as serious contenders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) this season. The Shah Rukh Khan co-owned franchise has won four out of the six games they've played so far in the tournament. With just two defeats and eight points for their showing, KKR are currently placed at the second spot, right behind defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK), in the IPL points table. However, despite a series of clinical performances this season, Kolkata aren't taking any chances when it comes to fixing the chinks in their armour. In fact, in what appears to be a crucial addition to their squad, the Knights are set to introduce Matt Kelly as a replacement for their South African recruit Anrich Nortje who has been ruled out due to a shoulder injury. Welcome #MattKellyð
Our pace armoury just got more fiery with this addition ð¥#ComeHome2KKR#KKRHaiTaiyaar#VIVOIPLpic.twitter.com/gY9PMV9Sag — KolkataKnightRiders (@KKRiders) April 11, 2019 While Matt Kelly isn't a name that would straightaway ring a bell, at least in India, his lack of popularity shouldn't overshadow the bowling might this Australian T20 specialist brings to the table. Born in South Africa before moving to Australia at the age of four, Kelly has already proved his credentials with Perth Scorchers in the Big Bash League. The uncapped Aussie has also played 16 First-Class matches, five List A games and 12 T20s so far in his budding career. But, what makes him a deadly addition to KKR is his ability to outwit the opposition batsmen in the death overs with cunning variations and a mean yorker. That's the length âhttps://t.co/GlqmcKF8Q5 — Brett Lee (@BrettLee_58) April 11, 2019 The 24-year-old's success with the ball has also impressed former Australian greats including Mark Waugh who had earlier described him as a "bolter" with the ability to consistently bowl yorkers at the end of the innings. Waugh further claimed that the youngster deserves to be in the mix for Australia's squad for the ICC World Cup in England and Wales. Dislodged from the top of the points table after a meek surrender to Chennai in their last game, KKR will hope young Kelly comes to the party when they lock horns with Delhi Capitals (DC) at the hallowed Eden Gardens on 12th April.

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10 Things To Keep In Mind Before Casting Your Vote In The Lok Sabha Elections 2019

Vote. It is one of the simplest words in the English dictionary, but those four English letters clubbed together hold a world of power. One that is capable of deciding the fate of our country and its inhabitants, for the next five years. If you are of age, that is 18-years-old or more, and eligible to vote, we cannot stress enough on the importance of your participation in the 2019 General Elections. Every individual with a voter card and a name on the electoral roll is shouldering a crucial responsibility at the moment. © Getty Images However, voting only matters if it led by solid awareness and considerations of various permutations and combinations that will benefit the country and its people as a whole. So, be aware of the candidates in consideration, the parties they represent and the ideologies the said parties uphold.  Besides all that, here are 10 things to keep in mind before casting your vote for Lok Sabha elections 2019 that began today. © Getty Images 1. You will only be allowed to cast your vote with proper photo/voter identification authorised by the government. 2. Polling officers are allowed both inside and outside the polling premises. 3. The Election Commission of India also appoints observers for every polling station. They must always be around. © Twitter 4. Only the Election Commission of India-appointed media is allowed at the polling venue. 5. Only physically impaired voters who cannot cast their vote independently are allowed to have a help/company inside the booth. 6. Only the Election Commission of India-authorised public service personnel should be on duty. © Reuters 7. Police officers cannot be present inside the polling booth unless there is a law and order situation in the premises. 8. The Election Commission of India has mandated that 3-4 electors are not allowed inside a polling booth together. 9. Using a mobile phone is prohibited in the polling booth. The Election Commission of India has ordered that officials of duty need to keep their phones on silent mode and step outside the polling station to take/make calls. © Reuters 10. Voters are also prohibited from carrying arms or any form of liquid with them inside the polling booth. Every single vote cast is a voice speaking up, every vote cast will decide the state of being of Indian citizens, its economy and growth, defence and the possibility of peace and unity in the years that will follow the results of the election. So, regardless of where you are, and how cumbersome the journey to your polling booth might seem, it is extremely crucial for each one of us to head out, cast our vote and let our voices be heard. We hope each one of you eligible voters reading this will head out and cast your vote, and make a choice for a better tomorrow.

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KL Rahul's Maiden IPL Ton Makes Him A Valuable Addition To India's WC Squad

One of the most prolific batsmen of the Indian team, KL Rahul, went on to achieve yet another milestone by scoring his maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) ton against the mighty Mumbai Indians (MI) on 10th April. Not being able to perform in the opening two matches, Rahul has been on fire ever since. Scoring three half-centuries with a staggering strike-rate, the Karnataka boy made a point to carry on his fine form and convert his healthy start into a three-figure individual score against the Mumbai Paltan. Setting the tone well for the game from the very beginning, Rahul alongside 'Universal Boss' Chris Gayle got KXIP to a flyer with a 116-run opening stand. Once the 'Gayle Storm'was averted on 63, Rahul carried the baton for the visitors, notching up his maiden IPL ton in mere 64 balls and propelling his team to a competitive total of 197 runs. © AP Despite being aided by some brilliant batting performances from their star batsmen, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) couldn't restrict Gayle's Caribbean counterpart -Kieron Pollard - from snatching the game away from them. Scoring 83 runs in 31 balls with 10 massive sixes, Pollard played a classic captain's knock which also earned him the 'Man of the Match' award. But nonetheless, we still believe that KL Rahul played a game-defining innings for his team but they couldn't capitalise in the end.  With some amazing performances in the first seven matches itself, Rahul not only earned the second place in the race for “The Orange Cap” with 317 runs to his name, but might have also booked his berth in Team India's squad for the 2019 ICC World Cup which is expected to be announced on 15th April.

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People Are Not Happy About Amit Shah & BJP Casually Promoting Ethnic Cleansing

While recently addressing a rally in Darjeeling, Amit Shah said that if the BJP was brought to power again in the 2019 polls, they will ensure the National Register of Citizens(NRC) is put in place across the country and followed it up with a rather controversial comment.  He basically said that all 'infiltrators' will be removed from India, with a few exceptions, that are 'Buddha, Hindu, and Sikhs'. We will ensure implementation of NRC in the entire country. We will remove every single infiltrator from the country, except Buddha, Hindus and Sikhs: Shri @AmitShah #NaMoForNewIndia — BJP (@BJP4India) April 11, 2019 As soon as this particular quote was tweeted by the official Twitter account of BJP, a lot of people disapproved the casual promotion of what's basically ethnic cleansing and are trying to remind everyone the meaning of secularism. The comment has caused an uproar on the website and almost all the replies are against it. have u ever heard "india is a secular nation" ?? from what you've tweeted i'm guessing no. — sanjana with luvð§ð½‍âï¸ • ia (@joonsinfinity) April 11, 2019 People did not like it at all. Kindly don't use Sikhs for your votes....we will be happy if you remove "sikhs" as well from your tweet....muslims are our brothers  as much as Hindus or other religions.... — Avtar Singh (@AvtarSi18298015) April 11, 2019 A little comic relief came in the form of people being concerned about the well being of Smriti Irani's husband. @smritiirani what to do now, Zubin is Parasi and Parasi's are not in list....so any plan of migration! — SKS (@shail_gyani) April 11, 2019 Back to serious stuff. just openly advocating ethnic cleansing https://t.co/IwsI7Bu5o7 — âï¸ (@brownaandlovely) April 11, 2019 Not just their account, that's the party president at a public rally https://t.co/D2LDeGjoF6 — Raghav Chopra (@AarSee) April 11, 2019 What will you do to Muslims?
Had Dr. APJ Kalam been alive today you would have sent him to Pakistan I guess.

Wow and you expect us to vote for you.
Shame on you — Vaishali âð¼ (@TimeTideRide) April 11, 2019 At this point you might as well  say we hate all Muslims. Muslims born here there's very little we can do about it sadly. Rest all we see as 'termites' so we'll get them deported or killed. Running on an open platform of bigotry has been never been this far reaching. SHAME — Siddarth (@ojay_34) April 11, 2019 Someone tell them the meaning, please. While at it, u might as well remove the word 'secular' from the constitution! That word has lost its sanctity anyway! ð¤¦ð»‍âï¸ — Anuradha ð¯+âï¸ (@ann_ac22) April 11, 2019 A lot of people just want to remove them first. India lets remove them first https://t.co/jas752Uvdj — Gurmehar Kaur (@mehartweets) April 11, 2019

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Dale Steyn Joining RCB? South African Speedster Sparks Speculations After Flaunting Indian Visa

With some thrilling finishes and great entertainment all around, the 2019 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is currently busy satiating the thirst of cricket fans across the globe on the back of slam-bang T20 action. While defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) continue to impress, the misfortunes of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) so far have left their fans disheartened. For a side that boasts of some of the biggest names in international cricket including the likes of Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers, RCB have failed miserably to justify their talent, losing six games on the trot with a victory nowhere in sight. The Kohli brigade is in desperate need of a revival in the bowling department that is proving to be a major thorn in their campaign this year. Australian seamer Nathan Coulter-Nile was supposed to join RCB after the end of their series against Pakistan, but his arrival has now been delayed for reasons yet to ascertained. But, in what could be a major boost to their bowling line-up, Dale Steyn has hinted at a potential arrival in the RCB camp. © Instagram/@dalesteyn The South African speedster, on 11th April, posted an Instagram story that carried a picture of his passport with valid Indian visa on it. "Ahhh, what's this little surprise," Steyn captioned the post. While the right-arm bowler didn't reveal the details of his upcoming visit to India, the speculations are rife that he might join RCB to save them the blushes this season. Dale Steyn to join RCB tomorrow — Merin Kumar ™ (@merin_kumar) April 11, 2019 Replacement for Coulter Nile? — Manoranjan (@manoranjan095) April 11, 2019 RCB fans are sticking to whatever little ray of hope they can stick to.
Right now, it is Dale Steyn's IG story! — Romshað®ð³ (@kohlischarms) April 11, 2019 Dale Steyn joining RCB apparently. The utter state of that franchise. — Maganlal (@Maganlal1303) April 11, 2019 #ThrowbackThursday Dale Steyn in RCB pic.twitter.com/stFNwSlMnY — Rasool (@ImRASOOL) April 11, 2019 Dale Steyn has been getting smacked in the death overs on a regular basis since his comeback. So it's only fitting that RCB sign him. — Abhishek (@Sajjanlaunda) April 11, 2019

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Sonakshi Sinha Lists Out The A-Z Of Dealing With Trolls & Proves She's Bollywood's 'Asli Sona'

You can use various adjectives to describe the amiable beauty that Sonakshi Sinha truly is, but nothing fits more aptly than the title of 'Dabangg' for Ms Sinha, who has steered clear of any negativity that the glam, but sometimes, harsh world of Bollywood might throw at a star.  A blockbuster debut with the 'bhai' of the glam world himself, a career path that enabled her to don many hats with the choice of roles she took over the years, Sonakshi has come a long way and carved her own niche. © Rahul Jhangiani As she gears us for her big release 'Kalank', Sonakshi graced the first-ever digital cover of iDiva where she gave a quick master class on the A-Z of Bollywood and how she slams the door on any kind of negativity in her life like a boss.   “I somehow mastered the art of blocking negativity early in my career. We are in the business where social media plays an important role in our lives and everyone has an opinion they are free to put out there. It is important to understand that with the bad, comes the good and it is always better to focus on the good. Social media has its advantages and disadvantages but, mostly, it gives me direct access to my fans, " she said.  Sonakshi is known for being active on social media for all the right reasons where she pours love on her fans and also slams the haters with an equal amount of energy. With Bollywood turning into a factory of new star kids making their debut every year, Sonakshi stays unperturbed with the unending comparisons and she is in no competition with anyone out there. "I love doing what I do, and that keeps me going. I get to play exciting characters and meet new people while I'm at it. My biggest learning as an actor has been that you need to keep going. There will be ups and downs which is a part of your profession. The important thing is that you need to stay positive and keep your head on your shoulders and not let your enthusiasm for your work dim. I treat every film like my first film and that's why my work excites me”. © Rahul Jhangiani © Rahul Jhangiani As they say, you're known by the company you keep. For Sonakshi, her friendships are golden, just like her name. "My closest friends are not from the industry. Their behaviour towards me hasn't changed since I became an actor and that helps keep it real. There will always be competition, but that should only be a motivator and make you work harder on yourself and your craft." Trolls, unwanted pessimism and hate have no place in the world of Sonakshi Sinha who is Bollywood's 'asli Sona' and she knows exactly how to make things change her way, thanks to her own Midas touch.

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Alienware Finally Made A Thin Gaming Laptop That's Also Amongst The Most Powerful Machines

When you think of an 'Alienware' gaming laptop, your brain starts showing you pictures of thick, beefy, loud and colourful machines with sharp corners and glowing alien cranium. Oh god, the mere thought of lugging that thing around makes your back hurt, doesn't it? Well, what if I told you that the company tried making an entirely new breed of gaming laptop, and the m15 is what they came up with. The m15 is Alienware's thinnest and lightest gaming laptop ever, and as someone who has used their laptops in the past, I can confirm that it stands out from the rest of their chunkier machines. It's also the cheapest Alienware gaming laptop on sale on Dell's website in India starting at Rs 1,51,190. But is it just as good as the other Alienware machines or did joining the thin-and-light league come with lots of compromises? Well, I've been using the Alienware m15's top of the line variant for the past few weeks now, and I think Alienware has successfully managed to cram a beast into a svelte body. Anyway, here's my full review of the Alienware m15 RTX gaming laptop. Design & Build Quality An extraterrestrial chic! Yes, as cliché as it sounds, those are the words that come to my mind when I look at this laptop. Yes, technically it's still too big to qualify as a true 'thin-and-light' gaming laptop, but I must say that it's surprisingly portable. It's just 0.83-inch thick and weighs just 2.16 kgs, so I can safely say that it's the thinnest and the lightest Alienware laptop. © MensXP/ Akshay Bhalla That being said, the m15 will still look familiar to anyone who has seen an Alienware machine before, especially this 'Nebula Red' variant which we have for review. It's just that Alienware got rid of all the extra chunk and retained just enough to house the cooling elements to keep the guts from overheating. BTW, it's still built like a tank. The lid is made from anodized aluminum, and our red variant here has soft-touch paint, which feels incredibly soft to touch. The lid can be opened with one hand and opening it will reveal a keyboard deck that's coated with a lush, black soft-touch finish. The top of the deck, however, is made up glossy plastic with an alien head right in the middle. You can also see some vents directly below the power button, and it has this funky honeycomb pattern. © MensXP/ Akshay Bhalla Honestly, the Alienware m15's design has grown on me during the course of my testing. Of course, it's still very much an 'Alienware' design, but I am glad that the m15 doesn't belong to that obnoxious-looking pack with flashy RGB lighting all over it's body. The m15 is still something that I'd be very confident walking into a corporate meeting room with. Display It's not 4k, but boy is the Alienware m15's 15.6-inch 144-Hz display good! It's an awesome display for content consumption, be it watching movies, TV Shows or playing video games, which I happen to play a lot. While watching videos, the colours just seem to pop with excellent viewing angles, and the 144-Hz refresh rate kept the gaming action particularly smooth. © MensXP/ Akshay Bhalla One of the games which I really enjoyed playing on this laptop is 'Far Cry: New Dawn'. Seriously, that game has a lot of colourful and vivid visuals, and it was such an awesome experience. In fact, the game looked so good on this display, that I kept exploring different parts of the map instead of playing through the main missions. Look, the point that I am trying to make here is that Alienware has some of the best displays in the business, and the m15 is no exception. From brightness to smooth frame rates, everything was on point. Yes the laptop has huge bezels, which I found annoying at first, but it didn't really bother me that much mainly due to the fact that the display itself is enjoyable. Keyboard & Touchpad I really enjoyed the Alienware m15's keyboard and trackpad. Typing on this keyboard felt absolutely great, thanks to a solid amount of key travel and good response from the keys. I effortlessly hit my 70 words-per-minute average on the 10fastfingers typing test, so it's all good. © MensXP/ Akshay Bhalla As you can see, it's a full size keyboard with numpad and 4 macro keys at the top. The keyboard, of course, lights up in pretty colors, and the backlighting is nice and bright. Also, the backlight is powered by AlienFX, which means you can play around with four different zones of lighting and sync with other Alienware peripherals or even games. It's a lot of fun tinkering with these lights. As for the trackpad, I was kinda surprised to see that Alienware had ditched the discrete buttons in favor of a unified pad. Not a deal beaker at all, but still something to point out. The trackpad is excellent. The Windows 10 gestures were fast and accurate, and even the buttons are nice and clicky. Ports Though the m15 has a slimmer profile, Alienware hasn't made any compromises when it comes to ports. © MensXP/ Akshay Bhalla The laptop has a pair of USB 3.0 ports on the right with another pair on the left, which is accompanied by a Gigabyte Ethernet jack, a 3.5mm headphone jack and a noble lock slot. © MensXP/ Akshay Bhalla But that's not all. There are more ports at the back side. There's an HDMI port, a mini Display port, a Thunderbolt 3, a power jack and a proprietary port if you happen to have deep pockets to afford an Alienware Graphics Amplifier. © MensXP/ Akshay Bhalla Audio Before I discuss the performance, let me talk about something which I feel took a hit in this laptop: The speakers. Like I said, I've used quite a few Alienware laptops in the past, but I was a little surprised by how low the speakers on this laptop sound. Don't get me wrong; it's not a bad speaker by any means. In fact, whatever I am able to hear is very crisp and clear. It's just that it's not the kind of Alienware speakers that I am used to. I also hate the fact that the speakers are bottom firing, which means they're not going to sound exceptional even if they did their best. From listening to music to watching movies, I'd say everything was a little underwhelming. Again, the speakers aren't bad, but they're just a little too small for my liking. I like laptop speakers that can fill my entire room at least at max volume, and the m15 speakers are clearly not the kind that I like. I did try playing some games with just the laptop's speakers as my audio output, and it was fine. I mean, I could hear the noise of crumbling leaves and whipping winds, but I still recommend you put on your headphones while playing games because there are lot of other things like fan noise, etc. Performance The Alienware m15 is available in several configurations in India. Every single one of them, however, have the same Intel Core i7-8750H processor with speeds up to 4.1GHz w/ Turbo Boost. The amount of RAM and storage between models. The variant which I tested had 16GB RAM and 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD, which is just absolutely insane.  © MensXP/ Akshay Bhalla  As for the GPU, I had the privilege of testing the m15's top-of-the-line variant with RTX 2070 8GB GDDR6 GPU with Max-Q Design. If you are tight on budget, then you can also choose to go for the base variant that offers RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6 GPU. The base variant of the laptop starts at Rs. 1,51,190. Now let's talk performance. As soon as I got my hands on the laptop, I started installing all the games that I had in my library. From popular online multiplayer titles like Apex Legends to some of the most demanding titles like Metro: Exodus, I gave the m15 a tough time. But I must say that I was very impressed by the performance. With an 8th-gen Intel Core processor and 16GB RAM, I already knew what to expect from this laptop when it comes to benchmarks. In m15 recorded a single-core score of 4,851 on Geekbench 4, whereas the multi-core score came in at a huge 19,713. It's among the highest that I've seen for a gaming laptop. While playing some CPU-intensive titles like Monster Hunter: World, I got frame rates over 80 FPS with significantly slashed loading times. Just like CPU, the GPU benchmark results were impressive, too. The 3DMark: Time Spy benchmark test gave out a result of 6,171. You can check out the benchmark results below for more info. © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla Moving on to gaming, the Alienware achieved an average frame rate of over 55FPS when playing Metro: Exodus in Full HD at its highest graphics setting including Ray tracing. I also tried using custom graphics settings just to see how smooth the game can run Not just Metro, I pushed this machine to play other ray-tracing enabled games like Far Cry New Dawn at highest settings, and got some impressive results. Check out the benchmark scores below to get a better understanding. © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla Thermals The Alienware m15 has a bunch of fans that kick in quite often if used in “balanced” mode. You can change the fan speed, etc. from the Alienware Command Center, and I always found myself sticking to the balanced mode, as it does a great job of keeping things cool for me whenever it's needed. Do make a note that the fans are noisy. Like, seriously. That's part of the reason why I said you should be using headphones while playing games. As for the thermal performance, I'd say the Alienware m15 does a decent job of keeping things cool even when it faces a lot of load. © MensXP/ Akshay Bhalla Not going to lie, the laptop gets a little toasty at times, but that's given considering the fact that the processors and the RTX GPU runs hot inside the small chassis. That being said, at no point did I face thermal throttling. I even tried playing Metro: Exodus for over 5 hours straight with graphics settings set to extreme, and the m15 managed to maintain stable frames throughout the gameplay, which is very commendable. Worst comes to worst, you can always get yourself a cooling pad and rest the laptop on it while gaming. Battery Life The Alienware m15 comes with 60WHr battery, which is just so-so when it comes to performance. With moderate usage like web browsing, drafting a couple of articles, etc. I was able to push the m15 for about 4-4.5 hours on a single charge, before reaching out for my charger. That's not really a surprise since this is a gaming laptop, and there's a lot going on both, inside as well as the outside. © MensXP/ Akshay Bhalla The laptop has to push powerful internals, and then there's fancy keyboard lighting with rainbow effects and what not. Don't worry though, you won't find yourself hugging a socket all the time, but you'll really be away from it only for a few hours, sadly. The Final Say Alienware took its time to come up with a 'thin and light' gaming laptop, but I'd say that it has hit the sweet spot. The m15 is equal parts flashy and powerful. Despite being different from the other Alienware laptops, the m15 has managed to retain it's attention-grabbing factor that makes it so desirable. It's also the first Alienware laptop which I could realistically use as a work laptop and then turn to it for some intense gaming session when I am back home. Seriously, that's what most laptops with a Max-Q design are supposed to do, and the m15 takes good care of that. The only downsides, in my opinion, are the battery life and the somewhat limiting thermals. But if you don't mind spending some time near a socket and use it on a desk with, say, a cooling pad while gaming, then the m15 is a supremely powerful and a surprisingly portable gaming laptop. The Alienware m15 starts at Rs. 1,51,190, and at that price, I think it's a great choice.

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Karan Johar Just Stepped Out With A Bag That Changes Colour & Costs More Than Rs 7 Lakh

Karan Johar is as larger than life in terms of his outfits IRL as his movies, and that honestly is amazing. Everything he wears, right from his footwear to his accessories, are camera-worthy, and the fashion police thrives on them. He said it out loud that he legit prepares for his 'airport looks', and that shows. The latest thing he stepped out with that we're interested in? A transparent Louis Vuitton bag that has a prism aesthetic, and seems to be changing colour based on the angle it's viewed from. Take a look. © Viral Bhayani KJo is carrying the Keepall Ss19 Virgil Abloh Hologram Prism 50 Bandouliere 870230 Clear Canvas Travel Bag fom Louis Vuitton, and it honestly is one of the most unique travel bags you'll ever see. Coated with a holographic finish, the otherwise transparent bag has a unique rainbow coloured iridescence that makes it one of the most sought after pieces from Abloh's SS'19 collection. © Tradesy © Tradesy © Tradesy When it comes to the price, it costs a bomb, of course. The bag is worth 10,495 Dollars, which when converted to INR comes to around Rs 7,28,695. What we are more interested tbh, is the giant dark chocolate bar from Lindt he's carrying inside the bag. © Viral Bhayani © Viral Bhayani If this isn't 'packing goals', we don't know what is. Damn, KJo!

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The Man Behind Bobby Deol's 'Race 3' Hot Bod Once Weighed 145Kg But Now He's Fit And Fab

They say that the circumstances and situations we face in life make us. The good, and especially the bad experiences, mould us into individuals with unique battle scars that we can proudly walk around with. Yet, it takes one of those rattling experiences to turn our lives around and save it from going completely downhill. A moment of clarity is all we need to find the strength to steer our lives around towards a better future, and that is exactly how the journey of celebrity nutritional consultant Jaydeep Bhuta reads. View this post on Instagram Stay tuned with RJ Palak on #RadioCity 91.1 every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12.15 PM for some quick tips by me on healthy and fit living! . . . #JaydeepBhuta #Food #Healthy #Fit #Fitness #FitnessLifystyle #FitLife #HealthyLifestyle #Foodie #FitFoodie #Radio A post shared by Jaydeep Bhuta (@jaydeepbhuta) on Feb 8, 2019 at 12:39am PST A proud Mumbaikar, Jaydeep is a well-known name in Mumbai's Vile Parle neighbourhood as the guy who changed his life, and helped others make theirs better as well. Born into a typical Gujju business family, Jaydeep enjoyed the hearty vegetarian Gujarati meals and snacks he was brought up on. Until one fine day in February 2015, when 28-year-old Jaydeep found himself veering towards the wrong side of the weighing scale. At 145kg, Jaydeep was clueless when he had lost track of his life to such a great extent. The jarring reality of his obesity shook him to the core, just as much as the multiple health concerns that stared at him right in the eyes. Over the years Jaydeep's weight kept crawling up while he continued to live his life without inhibitions. View this post on Instagram 2015, 140 Kgs It all started from here .. A post shared by Jaydeep Bhuta (@jaydeepbhuta) on Jul 23, 2018 at 6:19am PDT Finally when things really got out of hand, Jaydeep decided to do something about his situation. “My weight gain was slow, but it kept growing over time. Genetics also played a role. My family history shows we tend to show up on the higher side of the scale. I began experiencing difficulty in moving, had trouble breathing and sleeping, was lethargic. That's when I thought if I don't do something now, it'll become a problem beyond repair.”  View this post on Instagram You may look at this transformation and say Wow! How did he do it? Everyone wants the secret to weight loss and the "quickest way” for achieving it. . The truth is, it's not only about the consistency of getting out of bed every morning to exercise or eating clean "Whole Food" but also the dedication, the lifestyle change & being happy mentally. . That's something you don't see here. Everyone has a transformation journey of their own, you may take a month, 6 months, a year or more depending on your goal. . In short, pen down your goal, start and stay dedicated. . #JaydeepBhuta #StayFit #StayHealthy#Transformations #FitnessLifeStyle #FitnessMantra #FitLife #Fit#HealthyLifestyle #ThursdayTransformation #InstaGramFitness #FitLifestyle #FitFoodie #Fitstagram #Health #InstaFitness #BeforeAndAfter #WeightLossJourney #Inspiration A post shared by Jaydeep Bhuta (@jaydeepbhuta) on Mar 7, 2019 at 6:34am PST With a 52 inch waistline and a body that had never known exercising, Jaydeep decided to seize his fast fading life and turn it into a healthy, full life. Talking about that point of his life, Jaydeep said, “I consulted many dieticians but nothing worked. I would lose a few kgs, and regain it as quickly. Eventually, after a few failed attempts, I realised that I would have to learn the science behind weight loss myself. I studied nutrition for two years.” View this post on Instagram The godfathers who guided me through my entire journey. It's time to meet them soon! . Any guesses who they are? . . #JaydeepBhuta #Food #Healthy #Fit #Fitness #FitnessLifystyle #FitLife #HealthyLifestyle A post shared by Jaydeep Bhuta (@jaydeepbhuta) on May 27, 2018 at 10:19pm PDT During this time, and with the help of noted scientists Dr. Eric Westman, who is the Vice President American Obesity Council, along with Dr. Stephen Phenney and Dr.Jeff Volek, Jaydeep began his own fitness journey. Soon, he began applying his knowledge of biochemistry into his own lifestyle. Jaydeep reinvented food as he knew it, and worked hard to educate himself. View this post on Instagram Smiling as I look back on how far I have come. This journey has truly been exhilarating. . . #JaydeepBhuta #StayFit #StayHealthy #Transformations #FitnessLifeStyle #FitnessMantra #FitLife #Fit #HealthyLifestyle #Exercise #MondayMotivation #InstaGramFitness #FitLifestyle #FitFoodie #Fitstagram #Health #InstaFitness #Throwback #Fitness A post shared by Jaydeep Bhuta (@jaydeepbhuta) on Mar 18, 2018 at 11:48pm PDT With a disciplined lifestyle and exercising, his efforts began to show results within months. Within a year's time, Jaydeep lost over 60kgs! Now weighing around 85kg, he had not only saved his life but also found a passion he wishes to explore more. As a certified nutritionist and fitness consultant, and with his weight loss to show for it, Jaydeep then began helping a few friends in need. View this post on Instagram Only love for this boy gang, bye bye UK! You've been more than kind ð #Wow #FamBam #UK2018 A post shared by Jaydeep Bhuta (@jaydeepbhuta) on Sep 30, 2018 at 4:15pm PDT “It worked for them as well, and then simply through word of mouth, more and more people began to drop by for consultations. At one point, when the number of clients grew significantly, the family business took a backseat. My clientele grew and suddenly I had almost 1500 clients, and a lot of Bollywood celebs were amongst them. From Priyanka Chopra to Varun Dhavan, Bobby Deol, Huma Qureshi and many politicians, a lot of well-known personalities have been my clients,” Jaydeep told MensXP. View this post on Instagram Happy bday to this beautiful human being..ð A post shared by Jaydeep Bhuta (@jaydeepbhuta) on Jan 1, 2019 at 5:34am PST Jaydeep's initiation as a celebrity nutritionist began with actress Sonali Bendre's husband Goldie Behl's weight loss journey. Soon other B-town celebrities approached him, and that is how Jaydeep got a chance to work with Bobby Deol. Jaydeep tells MensXP, “When I met him for the first time he was a little heavy, and though he was fit, he wanted to become fitter for a  shirtless scene in 'Race 3'. We worked together on a plan and within three months he lost approximately 10kg. Over time Bobby Deol lost close to 15kg, so from being 90kg or so, we got his weight down to approximately 77-78kg.” View this post on Instagram Entered 2019 with the Deols.. Happy New year to everyone ðð A post shared by Jaydeep Bhuta (@jaydeepbhuta) on Jan 1, 2019 at 5:38am PST Bolly Deol's amazing transformation that became the talk of the town as soon as the trailer for 'Race 3' hit our TV screens has a lot to do with our man Jaydeep here. “Bobby can't tolerate spicy food, so his food was simple. He used to eat 3-4 times a day, besides the sweets and stuff I would send from my clinic. I would often change his diet plan according to his blood tests. I created a low carb diet. Along with weight training and cardio, he began showing positive results within 3 months. Salman Khan's trainer was working with him on his weight training, while I handled his entire diet plan.”  View this post on Instagram Happy birthday Dharmendra uncle! ⤠. . #Dharmendra A post shared by Jaydeep Bhuta (@jaydeepbhuta) on Dec 7, 2018 at 11:36pm PST Now in his early 30s, Jaydeep has completely transformed his life. He is constantly expanding his business, and plans to step into a long term health food company very soon. One simple decision to do something about his waning life, changed everything for Jaydeep. “Today I have gained so much confidence, found a passion and turned that passion to work. Moreover, I get to help people and make them happy. That's my biggest achievement and makes me happy.” View this post on Instagram Passion never fails !! A post shared by Jaydeep Bhuta (@jaydeepbhuta) on Sep 11, 2017 at 5:22am PDT   He is popular with a lot of B-town biggies. Check out some images below: Sallu Bhai View this post on Instagram Happy Birthday @beingsalmankhan . . . #BirthdayWishes #SalmanKhan #Birthday A post shared by Jaydeep Bhuta (@jaydeepbhuta) on Dec 27, 2018 at 2:18am PST Akshay Kumar View this post on Instagram With the sweetest people to spend time with... Thank you for the invite and the amazing time... #alka #akshaykumar #sweethearts #cardparty #diwaliparty2018 A post shared by Jaydeep Bhuta (@jaydeepbhuta) on Nov 5, 2018 at 10:59am PST SRK View this post on Instagram Happy Birthday @iamsrk! . For all the good times and moments spent together, cheers and here's to hoping for many more to come. ð¥ . . #KingKhan #ShahRukhKhan #SRK A post shared by Jaydeep Bhuta (@jaydeepbhuta) on Nov 2, 2018 at 2:55am PDT Varun Dhawan View this post on Instagram Look who dropped by for lunch!ððð . #VarunDhawan A post shared by Jaydeep Bhuta (@jaydeepbhuta) on Oct 30, 2018 at 1:19am PDT The quotations for this story have been taken from an interview with Jaydeep Bhuta conducted by Mradul Rajpoot for MensXP Hindi.

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A Bucky Lookalike In A 'GOT' Episode Is A Bigger Crossover Than 'Infinity War' & 'Endgame'

Yes, the crossover joke is back and no, I'm not taking any criticism for it right now. But, in my defense, 'a bigger crossover than Infinity War' was perfect for this particular story. Basically, someone was watching the first episode of the first season of 'Game Of Thrones', which is normal, everyone is catching up or rewatching with the new season right around the corner. What's not normal is an extra in a scene looking like he's from the future. Apparently, the guy was wearing a Patagonia jacket, blue jeans, and boots, which doesn't really goes with the GOT vibe. Watching the Game Of Thrones first episode and there a guy in the background with a straight up Patagonia jacket, blue jeans and boots pic.twitter.com/YAFTF4hnIN — kevinbiegel (@kbiegel) April 3, 2019 Someone had an interesting input, tho. That is Bucky Barnes. Now we know where the snap'd ended up. — TimmyTime (@tim_cw57) April 3, 2019 We found Bucky! Good old days. Ah, yes. Back in the days when HBO didn't have such a large budget. Simpler times. — Bob Werley (@bobwerley) April 3, 2019 Yes, he is. Also amusing that he looks kinda like The Winter Soldier. HE'S THERE TO KILL SOMEONE. — Gray Whitten (@el_gray) April 3, 2019 This is so creative. He's Ser Levi of House Denim! — couldntcarebear (@couldntcarebear) April 3, 2019 Oops, GOT spoiler. spoiler for the big time travel twist — Ferris & his new Goodfellas book (@dxferris) April 3, 2019 Could be, but the Bucky take is funnier. As I keep watching it, it looks like he's just in normal "medieval clothes". Pants look kinda like jeans but doesn't look too out of place. — Lisa Weichman (@youlovedogs) April 3, 2019 Yes, it's him. Bucky is that you? pic.twitter.com/ZwRTh7qEns — Kait ð¨ð¦â¤ï¸ (@1Band1D1Dream) April 3, 2019 A lot. I'm wondering how much Google searches for "patagonia jacket" will rise after this goes viral, hahaha! — Mark Hughes (@markhughesfilms) April 3, 2019 A worse dimension? Instead of being killed during the snap the winter soldier apparently went to a different dimension. — Monster king97 (@Monsterking97) April 3, 2019 The entire world's population. Back when Game of Thrones directors were like " Ehhh, how many people are gonna watch this show anyway?" — Lexor Clegane ð¬ð· (@LexPnyc) April 3, 2019 Bucky is a time traveller, confirmed. I mean when "Winter is Coming " The Winter Soldier Must be there! Bucky Barnes the infinite time traveler. — The Last Unicorn YouKnow (@Scorpio1080) April 3, 2019 Same. I cannot stop rewatching this and laughing. https://t.co/FkNeLsU1Wh — Mark Hughes (@markhughesfilms) April 3, 2019 He will be there! Just wait until this guy comes back in the finale. https://t.co/Y4tRvmPfQe — Eric Goldman (@TheEricGoldman) April 3, 2019

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5 Ultimate Life Lessons All Men Can Learn From Hank Moody, The Jerk No One Can Hate

People say there's something good in everything. I guess the writers of the show 'Californication' had this in mind when they wrote its script. We have a male protagonist who drinks like there's no tomorrow, smokes like a chimney, occasionally does drugs, sleeps with random women, pisses people off, and can never get his shit together.  via GIPHY But, no matter how much you try, you just can't hate his guts. In fact, you would find his antics charming. He's a fucked up guy who lands himself in fucked up situations but somehow manages to come out of it using his charm. We're talking about Hank Moody, the writer who can't write. His cheeky smile, dry sense of humour, and the will to enjoy life just won't let you hate him. via GIPHY Let's see what we can learn from his fucked up yet adventurous life that can benefit us in the real world: 1. Never Say Never Karen, the love of his life, was no longer with him. But he didn't give up and always tried to make himself a better person so that he could deserve her.  via GIPHY That's what dreams are for. Don't stop chasing them and always make yourself better each and every day to achieve them. It could be applicable to anything; career, love, passion, or hobby. Don't give up just because there are hurdles on the road. Get yourself up, dust off, and keep going until you achieve them. 2. Never Stop Living For Yourself The man did whatever he wanted to do, whatever he thought would give him just a glimpse of happiness. He slept with random women, drank his guts out, and never gave a fuck about what people thought of him. He was simply looking for happiness in his own ways. He didn't participate in any rat race and didn't live life by society's rules. via GIPHY Whatever you do in life, keep your happiness a priority. You don't owe anything to anyone, so work towards being happy. Live for yourself and you might just enjoy life. 3. Don't Let The Child Within You Die Behind Hank's occasional portrayal of a matured persona, there was a child who came out every now and then. And that was the child which made him fun.  via GIPHY Never become too serious in life. Plan your tomorrow like a matured man but live your today like a child in Disney land. It's your innocence and the eagerness to have fun that should never die. 4. Be Calm On most situations, you wouldn't see Hank agitated or anxious, no matter how bad it was. He was (almost) always calm, composed, and believed in thinking of a solution instead of worrying about the situation. That's what you need to be if you want to have a smooth life. Worrying doesn't solve anything and being anxious doesn't make the situation any easier. Be calm, MADAFAKAAAA. 5. Love Like Your Life Depends On It No matter how much of a p***y eater Hank was, he never cheated on Karen. He never stopped loving her. He never thought of loving someone else. If you're going to love someone, give it all.  via GIPHY Feel the pain, the pleasure, and the journey of this shitty thing called love. It's always worth it, irrespective of how it ends. Never be afraid to love, find someone who makes you happy, and love her like she's the happy ending of your life! Hank is the guy who would live for himself but would die for his loved ones if needed. Be that guy!

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These Are The 4 Best AirPower Alternatives One Can Buy In India Right Now

Apple has officially cancelled its AirPower wireless charging mat, however, the demand for the product is still quite high. The charging mat was a bold wireless charger by Apple that would charge an iPhone, AirPods and Apple Watch by placing them anywhere on the mat. Currently, devices have to be placed on wireless chargers with a specific orientation in order for it to work. However, many companies have figured out a way to charge multiple devices at once ever since AirPower was announced. Just because you can't get your hands on the AirPower doesn't mean you can't enjoy wireless charging for multiple devices. Here are the best AirPower alternatives you can buy in India right now: 1. Baseus Smart 2 In 1 Wireless Charge © Basues This 10-watt wireless charging mat can simultaneously charge two smartphones and an Apple Watch. It's available in all white and is compatible with any Qi-certified device. It comes with Overload protection which means you don't have to worry about overheating.  2. Samsung Wireless Charger Duo  © YouTube The Wireless Charger Duo consists of a stand and a pad, allowing you to charge two devices at once. Both spots support fast-charging which is always a plus to have. It is also Qi-certified which means it can charge any device that supports Qi wireless charging. 3. Boost Up Charging Dock By Belkin © Belkin The new wireless charging dock by Belkin can wirelessly charge your smartphone, Apple Watch and has additional USB-A port to charge other devices. It comes with a 45W AC adapter and can charge all iPhone models at 7.5W. The Apple Watch will be carted on 5W/1A via the USB port.  4. Nillkin Gemini Dual Fast Wireless Charger Charging Pad  © Nillkin The Nillkin Gemini wireless charger can juice up two devices at the same time and has support for wireless charging. It can charge the iPhone with an output of 7.5W whereas, for Qualcomm devices, it goes up to 10W.

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