Ehsanur Raza Ronny | The Daily Star
  • Ehsanur Raza Ronny

    Primary life roles: Confused dad, all round car guy, model car builder and cartoonist. Currently Editor of Shift (automobiles), Bytes (technology) and Next Step (career) for the Daily Star. Previously did four years hard labour in advertising before starting Shift and Next Step in 2013 while also re-branding the previous tech publication as Bytes.

  • How to get rich super quick

    How to get rich super quick

    There is no denying the fact that money really can buy happiness. Beggars smile on receiving 15 taka. A mistress smiles when given a 1500-taka box of chocolates. A public official smiles after receiving a 15,000-taka gift of cold hard bank notes. A genuine, crinkly-eyed smile denotes happiness. Money buys that happiness. In this day of instant like-fuelled gratification, we want it now. But the quick way is almost always a scam. Take another person's misery and turn it into money.
  • 2018 Toyota Corolla Altis

    The Toyota Corolla is not JUST a car. Almost everyone in Bangladesh that has been in a car has been in a Corolla. It is ever present in our collective line of sight and was almost on the verge of becoming a national heritage. It moved Bangladeshi people like it the Ford Model T did the Americans of the early 1900s. And now we have the new Corolla.
  • How not to prank like a celebrity

    Opinion on pranks is divided strongly among two groups. There are those that think it is hilariously acceptable. And then there are those that have been pranked. Unlike a good knock-knock joke, a prank requires we laugh at someone. There needs to be a victim at the proverbial butt end of the ha-ha. Is there a right and wrong way to do it? Can you learn it the way you can learn how to fly a plane? Possibly.
  • Let's build kit cars

    Kits are not for everyone. But they help create unique pieces fit for a one-off collection.
  • Staring at women the right way

    Men have always been at an evolutionary disadvantage. Early man popped onto earth fitted with a small brain and lice-friendly