Microsoft Outlook can be used for more than just sending and receiving emails, you can also read your favorite feeds (including us) in Outlook.
But if you are a Google Reader user and do not want to re-subscribe to feeds in Outlook, there is a simple trick that will allow you to view Google Reader feed in Outlook.
The trick involves setting the home page of your RSS folder in outlook to the Google Reader homepage URL.
Here are the steps to access Google Reader from Outlook.
Step 1: Locate the RSS feeds folder in your Mail folders navigation in Outlook, right click on the folder and select properties.
Step 2: In the RSS feeds properties window, select the Home Page tab.
Step 3: Select the Show home page by default for this folderoption and enter the URL of Google Reader as the Address.
Step 4: Click on the Ok button.
Step 5: Click on the RSS feeds folder to view Google Reader in Outlook, you may need to sing-in to Google Reader before you can access your feeds.
Definitely great way of catching up with your feeds, while creating a impression that you are actually attending to important email :-).
Use Google Reader from Outlook [Life Hacker]