Airbus Group's Self-Piloted Flying Car
A vision to reduce traffic congestion by taking to the skies
A proposed benefit of the self-driving cars in development through numerous auto and tech companies is traffic reduction. Airbus Group CEO Tom Enders, however, wants to do one better—lift people off the streets and out of any potential complication...
Miami Beach's Faena District
A hotel, forum, shopping center and more for the cultured traveler
Occupying a stretch of beachfront land from 32nd to 36th Streets in Miami Beach (and reaching from the Atlantic Ocean to Indian Creek Drive), the Faena District comprises a series of architecturally captivating buildings, each with its own carefully...
Lil Buck + AirPods: Stroll
Conveying the device's functionality through anti-gravity dance
Anyone who has seen Lil Buck dance questions the artist's relationship to gravity. There's a surreal fluidity to his movement—both graceful and frenetic. To highlight the magical functionality of their recently released AirPods, Apple tapped Lil...
KAYTRANADA remixes classic TLC, Bonobo and Rhye transcend and more in our musical round-up
Bonobo feat. Rhye: Break Apart In light of Friday's Migration album release, it's worth revisiting musician and producer Bonobo's exquisite track "Break Apart," featuring vocals by Milosh of Rhye. Its video, released last month, acts as an ideal counterpart...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
Kodak brings back a classic film, how artists depicted Obama's presidency, Ms Senior America and more
1. How Artists Depicted Obama’s Presidency Friday 20 January marks President Obama's last day in office, and while plenty of presidents before (and after) him are captured by artists in different ways, his presidency was incredibly significant...
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Remixing Music + D'USSÉ Cognac Cocktails with Producer 9th Wonder
Sharing drinks and song samples at the iconic Electric Lady Studios
One should never turn down an invitation to NYC's Electric Lady Studios, the legendary music recording facility built by Jimi Hendrix—where in the last few years David Bowie's Blackstar and Frank Ocean's Blonde were mixed, adding to a long list...
Test Drive: 2017 Subaru Impreza
Updated talent and understated charm yield an unexpectedly good ride
by Sue Mead If you didn’t know any better, you might think the Subaru Impreza is simply another five-passenger sedan, with a five-door hatch variant that slots into the crowded, entry-level segment of the compact class. But, if you've awaited the...
"Doctor's Orders" Skincare from Goldfaden MD
Four products that blend science and nature
Before the holidays, we embarked on a "Doctor's Orders" skincare routine, thanks to Goldfaden MD (aka Dr Gary Goldfaden). After answering a few questions the doctor asked—about our skin's sensitivity, issues we'd like to fix, and more—a selection...
"Short Journeys" Film Series
Subtly branded films that highlight the car's features with universal, human stories
Directed by Dutch-born Sam de Jong, a new film series entitled "Short Journeys" includes four shorts that each focus on very human relationships—with the world around us, our loved ones, and ourselves. In a first for Cadillac, these films were produced...
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Four Flora Books
You don't have to be a green thumb to appreciate these works of verdant dedication
Whether you're in the depths of a dreary winter, or enjoying the spoils of summer, any season is the right season to enjoy a little Mother Nature. While trickier in the colder months, one solution is devouring plant books (especially if you're a serial...
FOOD + DRINK
Fernet-Branca + Forbidden Root's "Fernetic" Beer
A limited-edition release deconstructing the herbs from the Italian digestif's family recipe
As breweries have grown more exploratory, many curious products have hit the shelves in recent years—some poor, some excellent and the bulk somewhere in-between. With the announcement of Fernetic, however, one can't help but be excited. Here, Chicago...
Designing Hermès' Petit H Holiday Factory
A look behind the specialized brand's DML-produced interactive pop-up at the Madison Avenue shop
For over a century, Parisian luxury brand Hermès' commitment to quality has meant that no imperfect product made its way to retail. In 2010, any piece with an imperfection (and remnant material from production) found its way to a new home: the petit...