Shop unique pendants from Harry potter movie series, Game of Thrones, Lord of the rings, Fast and Furious, and many more.
Globally Father’s Day is celebrated on 3rd Sunday of June in honor male parenting. This day recognizes the contribution of Father towards the life of their children. As a child you may have a lot of special memories with your Dad when he cared for you, supported you, share same interests with you, scolded and many more.
Time has come to thank your Father for all he has done to give you a good life. Treat him special by gifting him something unique and interesting which will put sparkle in his eye. We have some awesome and creative gifts for your Dad to show how much you love and appreciate him. Continue Reading
Ever Since Virat Kohli came into Indian Cricket Team he has continuously improved his game to become a best player in the world. He is now the current captain of Indian Cricket Team and leading them in ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
Virat Kohli is known as an aggressive player and he does not hold back his emotions on the field. He is a Flying run Machine in all formats of the game for Indian Cricket Team. We have some great Tshirts of Virat Kohli for his passionate and crazy fans.
Cricket is not just a game in India but a religion in itself. When it comes to Cricket we are all Indians. In a nation of more than 1 billion you will find passionate fans doing post match analysis. The game of cricket provides thrill, excitement, surprises, drama and suspense more than a movie or TV serial. The excitement crosses all boundaries if the match is played between India vs Pakistan.
Looking for Sachin Tendulkar merchandise. Your search ends here.
I believe in the power of coffee.
Here we raise a toast for discovering Gifts for coffee lovers / addicts to enjoy the aromatic madness called Coffee Continue Reading
Get over boring gifts. Its time to think Hobby gifts. By presenting unique hobby gifts you help the recipient in following 10 ways to follow / enjoy their hobby.
Fitness lovers have Ambitions Fitness goals. They spend long hours working out at gym, being disciplined about their diet and social activities. It takes a mammoth effort to stay motivated. To help gym freaks to stay motivated in their fitness journey we have a collection of product / accessories and gifts for fitness lovers. Continue Reading
The 18th Mumbai Film festival (MAMI 2016) is from oct 20th -oct 27th 2016. For a film buff, MAMI is like second home wherein you spend hours watching movies. But When you live in maximum city – Mumbai, you do not have much time for your extracurricular passions likes sports, adventure, movies, etc. Therefore our Correspondent Praveen Jha has shortlisted 24 must watch films from MAMI 2016 that are so impactful thay they will transform you as a person in many ways. Check out the top films starting from number 24.
Game of thrones Series is easily the most watched TV / Web Series of current times. There’s hardly anyone who hasn’t watched any episode of this Cult series.
I am heavily obsessed with GOT and my personality and room just shows off all the time.
At Hobbygiri, we have collated some of the top Game of Thrones merchandise that is available at market today.
Check out the amazing collection, buy your favorite items and show your love for all things GOT. Continue Reading
Her popularity reached new heights when her dance video on Cheap Thrills went so viral that it was even shared by Ashton kutcher and Sean Paul himself. Our student Intern – Aarushi Chawla got in touch with this Dancing diva for a candid interview with Hobbygiri.
We are truly inspired by her dance journey and hope everyone who reads her story gets inspired to follow their passion without any fear and inhibitions.
There is no predicting game of thrones EVER, we as the fandom of Game of thrones have learnt this the hard way. One episode your favorite character is giving a heroic pep talk and the next episode out of nowhere he is dead .It’s almost as if the writers has “Valar Morghulis” as their motto.
Looking back, each episode had a jaw dropping twist of its own but what were the 10 most shocking moments that were not for the faintest of the heart?
In our quest to find inspirational artists who challenged societal norms to gain success, we got to know about Ami Behram Shroff. Ami is leading flair bartender from India who has won awards at national & International competitions for flair bartending.
In this competitive world where all it has turned into is a rat-race and people are ready to slash each other’s throat at and for petty little things, it is very necessary to have an intellectual mindset and a variety of talents/skills to stand out in the crowd.
Reading is one good habit that has a myriad of benefits, which lets you develop internally, while also giving you so many things inadvertently which can let you have that extra edge you require to survive in this world. A few benefits which you get once you develop a healthy reading habit are:
Monsoon is here. This is the season of photographers and their exclusive pictures. How they see things is totally different from how we all see it. So here’s a range of gifts for photographers.
Lilly Singh is a 27-year-old Indo-Canadian internet celebrity, if you go to YouTube often you probably already know her. She is the “Superwoman” of YouTube, making everyone laugh with her hilarious videos. Lilly Singh like her YouTube persona is all about smiles, hope and one love. It is hard to think that such an optimistic personality was once plunged deep into depression during which she had lost her will to live. She even had traumatic thoughts of ending her life. With each passing day she was getting pulled deeper into depression but one day suddenly a switch flicked inside her and she decided to fight back. Continue Reading
If you are like me, whose life revolves around internet then I’m pretty sure you must have come across Indian Jam Project videos. And like everyone at Hobbygiri, you too must have been bowled over by the beautiful music they create. Continue Reading
Here are the top 12 gifts for this year that are sure to make the entrepreneur, startup founder, or big dreamer in your life get down to serious business!
There is some kind of a charm associated with the monsoons. The far away rumble of the clouds and the gaping puddles and the swishy-squashy muddy water and the gush of winds and bouts of drizzling romance-Monsoons,even through its dampness rewards us with clouds with glittering silver linings. With the rains, the food interests also change and it is definitely the season for fishes and warm cuppas and all things hot and slurpy. Continue Reading
Surviving in this cut-throat competition has turned tough, because of the large pool of talent that is readily available, and where you can be kicked out from your job even if you’re even slightly deviating from the set parameters. All these could lead to stress, depression, and anxiety. And the best way to rejuvenate yourself during these tough times is to do something you love, following your HOBBY. Continue Reading
It’s middle of summer season, and that means we need plenty of ice cubes to beat the heat – but regular ice trays are just so boring. With the amount of cool and creative ice cube trays available these days, why should you settle for some square option? You shouldn’t. That’s why we took the time to hunt down the top 12 coolest ice cube trays available. From Guitars to Skull and to hand guns, we’ve got it all here. All that’s left to do is pour yourself a drink.
A great foodie will always have an ardent interest and the willingness to try and feel the uniqueness of the flavors, and appreciate the art of culinary. Many of them try to be as knowledgeable as possible about the foods they eat, sometimes even traveling to an area of food production to see how their food is produced. Some study specific aspects of flavor and eating style or the impact that environment has on flavor, with a focus on trying the best-tasting food possible. Foodies are adventurous in itself and like to take up new challenges while exploring various dishes possible. Continue Reading
The Lonely Planet Magazine India Travel Awards is the most prestigious award in Travel and Tourism industry. The winners of the award are chosen by voting system wherein Continue Reading
As IFSCwc, kicks off today, we present you the finest Male atheletes from India who will participating in the Climbing Worldcup in Navi Mumbai 2016. Come to CIDCO Exhibition Centre and watch them scale new heights. Continue Reading
As we publish this article, all the preparation at CIDCO exhibition, Centre will be in final stages. From tomorrow, Climbing World Cup begins in Navi Mumbai. With this article we bring you top women climbers from India who will be participating in this edition of WorldCup. Continue Reading
Paan has been India’s identity from the Vedic times. A Paan can be bought in nearly every street corner in India. Paan consists of a betel leaf wrapped in a triangular shape with a mixture of spices, mukhwas, dried fruits, and sugar. It is chewed for its stimulant and psychoactive effects. According to Ayurvedic science, betel leaf or paan is very useful in curing of ailments like cough, cold, headaches. It is also said that paan intake freshens the breath and increases passion. I hope you know what I mean here.
Hundreds of Paan Flavors are available and recent addition to the flavor list is “Fire Paan”. Yes you read it right. It is literally fire paan. We bring you 10 Facts about Fire paan.
Nashik, now as a new, uber cool, winery from the makers of largest champagne producers of the world -Moët et Chandon. The company also holds a royal warrant to supply champagne to Elizabeth II.
Chandon first launched their brand in the country in 2009 with Chandon Brut & Chandon Brut Rosé. Their brands became instant hit with the aspiration class of India. They could connect with target market because of their high quality wine at reasonable price.
If you felt that playing video games just gives you joy and enjoyment, than you will be amazed to know the mental benefits that it provides. Research shows that gaming actually helps you to improve your Continue Reading
India is a land of diversity and thats again the case when we discuss dance forms in India. There are various dance forms that’s been performed since ages based on style , tradition and culture. It will be difficult to Continue Reading
In recent years, India Cities are become increasingly popular for its night clubs, bars and music festivals. Whether your idea of partying is relaxing on a rooftop while sipping a local beer, or raging all night long at a night club. Delhi, Gurgaon is known for its night life and you may come across sales guys, software geeks or a call center person blowing off steam to the thudding bass line of a Bollywood dance mix in night clubs.
Playing in Wimbledon itself is a huge dream for any tennis player and especially if you are just 14 year old its dream come true at a very young age. Tanisha Kashyap, a 14 year old girl from Assam will be representing India at Continue Reading
Choreography is the art of making dances, be that classical variations, modern pieces or contemporary performances. Choreography is more than just combining movements, it expresses ideas and stories in performance, using dance. To make a truly great choreography, there’s got to be something more behind it than just fancy moves – there’s got to be substance, emotions, story and many more.
We present you young female choreographers who have followed their passion for dance and have made a mark in India. Continue Reading
Traditional Beers have been prepared from rice and Millet since thousands of years in India. Its only recently that British introduced European beers to India in late Eighteen century. Since then Beer has been steadily gaining masses and its one of the most famous alcoholic beverages people consume during summer months of India from March to July. Continue Reading
With the football season coming to an end the clubs are giving it all to make finish the season at the top. Few clubs are trying their best to win the league while some are fighting for their place to qualify for next years Champions Continue Reading
Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won gold in international sand art championship in Russia. The event “The magical world of sand 2016” took place in Moscow from 21st to 27th April. There were 20 top sculptors from all across the globe who had participated in this championship. Sudarsan won the award for his 15 foot art work which Continue Reading
Dance is the most loved and followed form of art all over the world. There are many famous International dance competitions held over the world every year. Talented Dancers from different countries participate to showcase their moves and skills and dream of winning the title. Indian dancers too are making a mark in the International arena, they have not only participated but some Indian dancers and groups have ended on podium finish. Continue Reading
At Hobbygiri, we believe that you should do what you like doing and you should do it with full passion. Recently we came across the video of this house which has train tracks built stretching entire house. Yeah, its LEGO train we are talking about. This vidoe is an example of what it means doing what you like to do with full passion.
At Hobbygiri, we are always looking for inspirational stories about people who follow their dreams and have achieved great success. Meet Malvika Jay, one of the top women illustrators in India. Drawing has always been her passion. Ever since she is been able to hold a pencil, it’s been something she loved doing.She has been an inspiration to many. Malvika runs her own company 13 Dimension Art which undertakes various events and creates amazing decors. Her paintings were on exhibitions at Goa, UB City Bangalore, Rock shows, fund raising events and various other parts of India. She has been also teaching art in Chennai and conducting various workshops. She strongly believes that if your goal is to get better at something, then you need to practice. We had a quick chat with her and her journey so far.
The Most viewed TV series of Game of Thrones has a huge fan following everywhere across the globe. Indians have also liked this series so much that there are so many products, gifts and merchandise are available on Game of Thrones theme. Continue Reading
During hot summer days, when rest of the India will be busy watching the annual Cricket IPL, few hundreds of people will be witnessing a history in the making at Navi Mumbai, distant sister city of Mega metropolis Mumbai. Continue Reading
As kids we all loved climbing different obstacles like sofa, chairs, walls, window grills, trees and whatever we could think of we tried climbing onto them. Some were successful some weren’t. Some tried again some didn’t. Then we grew up and our climbing stopped. But some of us kept the child in them alive and they kept on climbing bigger and bigger challenges. Continue Reading
Once in a while, most of us go through bad phases in life. Such phases can be due to many reasons like Job rejections, heart breaks, death of closed one, financial crisis, natural disasters, the reasons are not limited. Continue Reading
Traveling is wonderful in many ways and you really can’t afford to not travel. You should know what you can gain by doing a little bit of travel. It has a lot of benefits and we have listed few of them below.
Traveling helps you increase self-confidence. Studies reveal that people who travel a lot are more confident. The reason being that while traveling you come across unexpected situations and sometimes ugly surprises. Travelers find solutions around problems and that really boosts self-confidence. Continue Reading
We humans have some or the other thing we look forward to do after a long hectic work. These are the interesting, passionate and hobby based things which help you relax and have fun. But there are many hobbies which can actually make you smarter. Besides relaxation and entertainment, your past time hobbies will also be making you smarter at the same time. Below are the lists of some awesome hobbies which can activate your idle brain cells. Continue Reading
On Monday, Dipa Karmakar created history by becoming the FIRST Indian woman Gymnast to qualify for Rio Olympics. Continue Reading
One can separate Chivalry from Men but one cannot separate Sports from Men. History is witness that since 7000 BC, Men have known to have played sports with each other. In those days it was only wrestling. But In the modern world there are hundreds of sports that keep men busy when they are not chasing women. 😛
31-year-old Kathak dancer Soni Chaurasiya of Varanasi on Saturday broke the previous record of marathon dancing of 123 hours and 20 minutes.This record was previously held by Kerala’s Hemlatha.
It’s rightly said that “the more you read, the more you know, the more places you go”. Reading is a way to expand your mind to grasp new concepts. It stretches your mind and makes it work differently. Reading books helps to Continue Reading
We humans have always been fascinated by magic and magicians because of impossibilities becoming possibilities. As humans we have natural attraction towards something you can’t do. We are capable to use imaginations and create associations which go against the law of nature.
Harry potter is a series of fantasy novel which chronicles the life of young wizard “harry potter” and his friends against the evil forces. Both Book and movie has gained immense popularity, acclaim and commercial success all around the globe. It has attracted both the adult and young audience. All the crazy fans of Harry Potter out there, be surrounded and take your passion to next level with these awesome harry potter merchandise. Continue Reading
It is now a modern trend to ask that special one on date when you like someone or when you in love. Many experts have given the dating tips over the internet, but tips will differ across different countries and culture. Many people treat dates as interviews leading to weird interactions. Below suggested dating tips are specifically for Indians and will help you ensure that you are going in the right direction.
Make sure you are looking good, smelling good and well groomed. This gives a good first impression and also allows you to hold upper hand. Your clothes should be well fit and match the environment and place you have decided to meet. Continue Reading
Game of Thrones is considered to have the most hardcore and devoted fan base. At the end of season 5, Jon Snow was repeatedly stabbed which has left the fans wondering what’s next. The sixth season being around the corner, the Continue Reading
On 29th March 2016 Viacom18, launched its digital Video On Demand platform VOOT.
In a major move aimed at curating the largest repository of kids’ characters in the Indian OTT space, VOOT will house popular characters from across networks – from Nick characters like Dora, Spongebob, Motu Patlu to external popular characters like Chhota Bheem and Pokemon.In another first for an Indian OTT player, VOOT has launched with the largest repository of original content. VOOT Originals will roll out shows in both long and short formats across genres like comedy and drama. Bollywood actors Gulshan Grover, Baba Sehgal, Alok Nath and a host of celebrity scriptwriters and directors will be front-lining these shows. Furthermore, Viacom18 will move its entire content library, including COLORS, MTV and Nick, to be digitally available only on VOOT.
[ig_row][ig_column span=”span12″][ig_text]The writer, the reader, the book – Trilogy, Mumbai. True to its title, this word-paradise brings forth the bests of the writer within, satisfies the devouring reader and bridges one to the world of ideas that are books. The library is a much welcomed first – the collection is curated around its members and their literary love interests.
StoryMirror is India’s number 1 short stories portal and first of a kind mobile app for short stories and illustrations, available in android. With a collection of around 40,000 short stories, poems and Illustrations; more than 3000 writers and artists, it distributes highest prize money as compared to other story portals & literature sites, for short stories & illustrations contest which includes 3 languages Hindi, English and Odia. Continue Reading
Cricket is treated as religion in India and millions follow and play this game around the world. However for Amir Hussain things were different as he had lost both his arms in an accident when he was just eight years old in his Continue Reading
The last episode of Game of Thrones : Season 5 has made the fans more eager than ever before. However Simon Beck a snow artist and GOT fan took his excitement to a new level. He has created an astonishing tribute to this most watched television series. He drew a huge House of Stark emblem along with the famous slogan “Winter is coming” on Alpine snow.
Boxers are piece of comfortable casual wear and are a modern addition to your wardrobe. Shorts and Boxers have always been associated as boyish wear but that’s no longer a cultural expectation. Temperature, environment and location is always the first good reason to wear them or when you are not in formal event or business. Recreation with family and friends is always the default time for shorts and boxers. Beaches, private parties, outdoor sports purely for fun are the times when you definitely want them below your belt. Get rid of Traditional Short pants and add trendsetting boxers to your style.
At Hobbygiri, we are always looking for inspirational stories about people who follow their dreams and turn their hobbies into profession.
In this search we came across a budding Photographer from Mumbai Mr. Mayur Baniswal aka Bobby Bansiwal. We believe “Multi talented” is Bobby’s middle name as he has adorned many feather in his cap.Bobby is a qualified civil engineer and MBA; he also is a software programmer and does acting assignments. However of late he has fallen in love with Photography which he believes is his life calling and hence taken the plunge into this expressive world of Photography.
All you shutterbugs, with this post we bring to you a list of top Bollywood movies every Indian photographer should watch.
This list was sent to us by Mr. Gulshan Pardeshi who is not only a sharp movie critic but a great fan of good cinematography, good food, good travel and good automobiles. Read through this post as Gulshan explains briefly as why each of the movie is a cinematographic gem. Continue Reading
So it’s India vs Bangladesh in the Asia Cup Final. Being neighbours India and Bangladesh has always shared a good relationship in all fields, however things are not the same now when we talk about cricket. Bangladesh team has been Continue Reading
The most awaited superhero movie “Batman Vs Superman : Dawn of Justice” is all set to release on March Continue Reading
The 88th Annual Academy Awards took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles on the 28th Feb. The grand ceremony was hosted by Chris Rock which was witnessed by millions across the globe. The nominees for the Oscars were earlier announced on January 14th. The award ceremony was filled with famous film celebrities from the industry.
Every smoker knows each cigarette has a delicious start, a something interesting middle and the satisfying end which always comes too soon than our expectations. A respite time to live in the space between inhale and exhale, a time to live in the space between the first light and last drag. Smoking most of the time is conversation starters or conversation killers. The beauty of smoking is time and in many ways it allows us to control it. Smoking acts as an agent for building camaraderie and friendship. Derive the supreme pleasure of lighting up and look cool with these trendy, fashionably impressive lighters.
Bikers are individuals with a desire to dream, discover and explore. Riding motorbikes enables me to clear my head and put things in perspective. There is a sense of freedom and speed that you get with only two wheels below your
It’s not always easy to show your love to your other partner. If you want to know how much your partner loves you, then you have to be equally affectionate, romantic, caring, mature and understanding to him or her while giving them the required space. Unfortunately sometimes you can fall apart in relation due to very weird, vague and slightest of misunderstanding reasons. Hopefully you like the partner so much and willing to keep them around for a long time. I am not Love Guru but I am listing some sensible must to do things for a relation to last long and keep you happy.
You have found someone you love and who loves you back. Whether you have been together for a while or have been seeing each other since a long time. There are plenty of things you can do to show your love, keep the romance alive and make your beloved feel special. Show your care, affection and romance with these Couple T-shirts.
Whether you have got good hike in salary in your office or you are celebrating your birthday with friends or a contribution party to have good times together. Whether you are happy or sad or have broken up with girlfriend you always want to look great, cool, and trendy no matter what when you parting out in club.
Can we drink beer after whisky or whisky after beer? There are many such overheard statements we make when we are on the table high on drinks. We bring together some interesting and strange statements we frequently say but the reality is completely different than what we believe.
Mr KJ Joseph from Kochi,Kerala demonstrated perfect combination of skill,determination and hardwork when he broke the world record for maximum push ups in a minute by doing 82 push ups. Continue Reading
Goa is the first thing that comes to people’s mind when they think to go out for a hippy holiday. Goa is the hippy capital of India however it’s getting more and more commercialized now. We have suggested few top destinations in India that every hippy should visit.
It’s your first year in the college and you have purchased your favorite brand of Laptop. Laptops are lightweight, much easier to fit in backpack and chances are very high that you will accompany the laptop with you whether you are in trains, buses, auto etc. Laptop being so mobile and portable they are also susceptible to falls, scratches, stumbles or drink spills. Laptop Skins are feather weight and offer great protection to your laptop cover.
Laptop skins act as an extension to your personality and are good conversation starters.
Go ahead check out these cool, fashionable skins.
The Elephant Faced God popularly known as Ganesha has a deep spiritual significance among Indians through ages. We pray to Ganesha before starting any new things in life and for success and glory. Bring home this great Wall Stickers to bring peace, harmony and success to your home. Immerse yourself in Ganesha’s Divine blessings. Decorate your Walls with these Decals and Stickers which comes with great options in color, size and designs.
As per the 54th Edition of the record book which was launched at at London’s Trafalgar Square, it had listed the Nano as the world’s cheapest car. The car has also made it to the Guinness Book of World Records 2009. Referred as the “People’s Car” a dream Project of Mr Ratan Tata, the car costs almost half of the cheapest car available at that time in the market. So how a team of 500 Engineer’s manages to design the Worlds Cheapest Car. Below are some key interesting facts which made this possible. Continue Reading
Hindu Mythology is vast and we have numerous warriors with great powers to conquer their enemy. Time and again, these warriors have showed their greatness in various stories spread across various generations of Hindu mythology.
As a child, I always wondered, who could be the greatest warrior of all but could never come to any conclusion. Today with help of internet and lots of study material available to read, I decided to compare the top warriors, so as to come to some conclusion about who is the Greatest Warrior of all.
When we talk about western dance forms like hip-hop, break- dance , B-Boying , Locking Popping etc there have been many famous dancers around the world like Chris Brown, Prabhu Deva, Hrithik Roshan, Usher, Mikhail Baryshnikov and many more but no one has achieve the stardom as the “King of Pop” the Great Michael Jackson has achieved.Though he was the King of Pop, but his jaw dropping dance moves and number of complicated dance techniques made him earn name as “God of Dancing “. He has performed numerous dance steps in his videos, albums and stage shows but most popular out of them was “Moonwalk” which became popular during performance of “Billie Jean” on Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever on March 25, 1983. Continue Reading
We have always been passionate about Superheroes and their extraordinary powers which make them Superhuman. So be it Superman from Planet Krypton, Ironman or Batman of Gotham City they always had the common moral goal of protecting the public and spreading peace and harmony. Continue Reading
Savior for many during the winters and a way of celebration to others, Old Monk has been one of the favorite drinks among the people in India. But since how long? Where did it all start? What makes this inexpensive Rum so special for so many years?
10. Kevin Pietersen : Played for England and took the cricketing world by storm with his power hitting skills in first outing. He is a match winner and his knock has often ended in winning cause. It is very sad to see a batsman of his caliber is out of the team due to differences with board. But he remains truly explosive batsman;
1. The Alchemist: Published in 1988 is a novel by Paulo Coelho. It has been translated into 67 languages till 2009.The book is international best seller and has sold more than 65 million copies in 56 different languages setting Guinness World Record.
When we talk about music there are few great people who have graced the stage with their presence and performance. The fans have gone crazy behind them and they have influenced the world with their music. Its difficult to just name top 5, so we did some research on many popular artists their careers, their popularity, million dollar sales, and fan following. Mentioned below are the top 5 music icons that have driven their fans crazy and have ruled the world.
Here are top useful tips for people who often travel. These tips will make your trip more comfortable and stress free.
1:-The most important thing even before you start your packing is researching your destination. You should be aware about the climate and culture and it will make it easier for you to select clothing and other items accordingly. This will help you to make your packing decisions
The highest honour for european football, every club and every player participating has an eye for the ultimate glory “The Champions League Cup”.
We took a look on the 32 participating teams and have come up with four strong contenders for this years UEFA Champions league based on their history, team work, squad and performance. Continue Reading
One of the biggest problems with dry day(s) is that it is mostly on a public holiday. So if you are not prepared for then it’s definitely a problem. People stock up alcohol for the dry day. There are emergency notices that float on whatsapp and Facebook, urging people to stock up their stuff. Mentioned below is the dry day calendar that will be great help for you. Continue Reading
With Year coming to an end everyone wants to party and party harder. Music festivals has grown massively throughout the world. We will discuss top electronic music festivals around the world that are a must to attend.
Hobbies can help guys relax, expand their thinking and learn new skills. They contribute so largely to a man’s strength of character that it is safe to suggest that, while every guy may not need a hobby, he can certainly use one and will benefit from it in more ways than one