Lexus HS Hybrid 10

A recent stay in Miami for Art Basel afforded us the opportunity to test out the new Lexus HS Hybrid 10. The ventilated seats kept us cool as we cruised around for the week, and the extra highway and city mileage meant we rarely had to pause for a fill-up, but what we loved most about the car was its smart technology. Because it uses …

Best of CH 2009: Top Five iPhone Apps

An explosive year for iPhone apps, in the final days of 2009 we now have over 100,000 to choose from making it possible to do everything from dictating text to learning about the Greek Gods right from our fingertips. While many offer valuable solutions for chefs or designers, some are just plain fun, such as 55DSL's digital take on the classic arcade game WhackAMole (pictured …

Jeremy Dean: Futurama

Known during the Great Depression as "Hoover Wagons," artist Jeremy Dean's new series "Futurama" draws on the historical phenomenon of horse-pulled cars, repeating this lamentable bit of history with his own hybrid auto carts fashioned from the back ends of gas-guzzling Hummers and Escalades. At the recent Scope Miami art fair Dean showed life-like models—tricked out with quintessential details like functioning drop-down TVs and ostentatious …