Shaer Reaz | The Daily Star
  • Shaer Reaz

    Started his writing career as a willingly-underpaid writer for Rising Stars, former youth magazine of The Daily Star. Currently he feeds his obsession for all things related to cars by working as Sub-Editor of Shift (automotive publication of Daily Star). He was part of Shift's inception since 2013. This Dhaka University economics student is mostly broke from buying scale model cars, fixing his real car and eating terrible food that often causes him food poisoning. To supplement he also takes on career related articles for Next Step. He is often seen keeping the office computers warm by playing LAN games of Need For Speed Underground 2 because that is the only game that will run on all the computers. In 2015.

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    There's high end 1/64s and then there's Tomica Limited Neo Vintage 1/64s. Forget the Greenlights and Auto Worlds and rubber tyre Hot Wheels, TLVN is in a class of its own in the number of details they can pack into something that barely goes over two inches.
  • Forza Horizon 4 - a masterpiece with slight flaws

    Combining a great mix of tuner culture, realistic settings, new standards in graphics and a perfectly balanced car list that offered something for everyone,
  • Gypsy Danger

    The Maruti Suzuki Gypsy is not a new car, even though you can have a brand new one within three months if you pay an advance and wait patiently in India.
  • Kyosho 1/43 Lexus/Toyota pair

    Kyosho, like the other high-end scale maker Autoart, makes models in nearly all sizes. Typically known for their 1/18 scale as well as a
  • Fire safety: improving capacities, but a long way to go yet

    Fire-safety has been a lingering concern for the citizens of Dhaka for decades. Of all the major hazards facing Dhaka today, fires pose the greatest risk—congested roads, closely packed buildings, narrow lanes and a general lack of awareness of fire hazards make Dhakaites more at risk of death and injury by fire than any other.