Magic: The Gathering Modern Bans Oko, Thief of Crowns & Mox Opal

January 14, 2020

Wizards of the Coast announced today that the Magic: The Gathering Modern format will ban Oko, Thief of Crowns, Mox Opal, and Mycosynth Lattice from competitive play following a period of time for the first two cards that reached historical levels of dominance for both pillars of the popular Urza, Lord High Artificer deck. The Modern format has […]

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Some Mid Century Modern Furnishings Have Never Gone Out Of Production

December 28, 2019

Charles and Ray Eames produced the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman in 1956, when the couple was in the first flush of their success. During World War II, they had designed and made a leg splint to help transport wounded soldiers. The Eameses created their splints from wood veneers, which they bonded together with a resin […]

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How Modern Retail Can Collaborate With Kiranas In Driving Greater Growth And Boosting Economy

November 10, 2019

The local Kiranas are not merely stores but a veritable warehouse for our daily necessities. From essential to sundry items, these small shops sell thousands of goods that we need daily. In addition, despite the e-commerce boom, Kiranas remain the biggest distributors of FMCG products even today. Presently, all the hype notwithstanding, modern retailers still […]

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Modern tech doesn’t capture aesthetics, says Himanshu Wardhan; shares thoughts on his vintage typewriter

November 4, 2019

Contemporary aesthetics, with clean lines and sharp designs, may appeal to many. But there are several who love all things vintage. Among them is Etsy India head Himanshu Wardhan. “For me, modern tech (as far as gadgets go) do not capture design aesthetics. They are sleek, the functionality is great, but there is very little uniqueness on the […]

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Gatsby raises $15M Series A for its modern web development platform

September 27, 2019

Gatsby, a platform that uses modern web technologies like React and GraphQL to help developers build better sites faster, today announced that it has raised a $15 million Series A round led by CRV. Previous investors Trinity Ventures, Mango Capital, Fathom Capital and Dig Ventures also participated, as did Kong CEO Augusto Marietti and Adobe […]

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How to value the modern footballer

September 11, 2019

There is a brilliant scene in the 1997 tragi-comic documentary ‘There’s only one Barry Fry’, a fly-on-the-wall chronicle of his disastrous time in charge of Peterborough Football Club, which reveals a bygone age when the wheeler-dealer manager was still a thing. Fry is sitting in a cluttered office negotiating the contract of potential new striker Miguel De […]

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Modern fast bowlers have it so difficult because they play all formats, says Ian Bishop

September 9, 2019

Two months ago, at the highly-anticipated 2019 World Cup in England, a certain young South African fast bowler – one touted by fan and pundit alike to carry forward the mantle from the great Dale Steyn – rendered completely ineffective. Kagiso Rabada’s deliveries lacked potency, pace or power as his shoulders gave way under the workload put […]

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Modern Foods acquires 75% stake in Supreme Baker

September 3, 2019

Private equity firm Everstone Capital-backed Modern Foods is back in the Delhi-National Capital Region after 14 years with the acquisition of a majority stake in city-based Supreme Baker India Pvt. Ltd, two people aware of the development said, requesting anonymity. Modern Foods purchased a 75% stake in Supreme Baker, which sells Citi Fresh and Topsim […]

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Manchested United Falling Well Short In Providing Modern Match-Day Experience

August 21, 2019

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – AUGUST 11: Manchester United fans watch from the stand during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea FC at Old Trafford on August 11, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ash Donelon/Manchester MANCHESTER UNITED VIA GETTY IMAGES Of all the teams targeting a top six place in the Premier […]

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Tate Modern fall boy’s injuries ‘not fully known’

August 19, 2019

The parents of a six-year-old boy who was allegedly thrown off a balcony at the Tate Modern have said they still don’t know the extent of his injuries. The boy, who was visiting London with his family, suffered a “deep” bleed to the brain in the fall on 4 August. In a statement posted online […]

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