Link About It: This Week’s Picks

BDSM headphones, bathroom walls made for women, cute UPS trucks and more

1. Frieze Week’s Brooklyn Art Fairs As with all super-powered art fairs, NYC’s Frieze stirs such excitement in the city that a range of other fairs have cropped up at the same time (including three in Brooklyn) ultimately yielding what is referred to as “Frieze Week.” Hyperallergic ventured to Red Hook’s 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair and Greenpoint’s Moniker and Other Art Fair. Their findings—visible …

New Electric UPS Trucks are Adorable for a Reason

A quick glance at the new crop of electric UPS trucks being trialed in the UK and France gives one immediate reaction: so cute! Those futuristic curved edges, however, actually offer additional safety functionality, allowing truck drivers a wider field of vision for greater awareness. The vision of UK-based technology company Arrival, the vehicles are also lightweight, have zero tailpipe emission, and offer a battery …

Bollinger Motor’s B1 Electric Sport Utility Truck

An entrepreneur's solution for the high-tech vehicle he couldn't find

The global reveal of Bollinger Motors‘ B1 sport utility truck (SUT) at the Classic Car Club of Manhattan wasn’t simply an opportunity to showcase the world’s first all-electric SUT, but also the culmination of a childhood dream of Bollinger Motors’ founder Robert Bollinger. The clean-cut entrepreneur, who just turned 50, described the “emotional journey” as he detailed the inspiration for the innovative prototype that was …

Roadtripping From Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

As part of a convoy of Toyota TRD Pro trucks, we tour the beautiful Southeast Asian nation

Its the smoke that first assaults the senses when stepping out of the airport in Hanoi. That, or the countless Samsung advertisements that seemingly stretch to the periphery of the eyeballs. In the van on the way to our hotel, crooners belt local love-ballads on the radio. The lamps illuminating the highway are a little different than the ones back home, everything adding up to …