In All Our Decadence People Die

An NYC exhibit displays 3,000 works from English punk band Crass' seven-year reign

Though London’s famed punk venue The Roxy is now a decidedly sober Speedo Swimwear outlet, in the late ’70s and early ’80s, the U.K. was in the midst of a royal cultural battle between the Thatcherite establishment and a new breed of shock-and-awe artists and musicians. At the forefront of the movement, the English band Crass’ two-chord rant Banned from The Roxy was somewhat of …

Dyson Hot

A revolutionary space heater from the U.K.'s leading appliance producer

James Dyson has been turning appliances into art since launching his bright pink G-Force vacuum cleaner in 1983. Never ceasing to innovate, the eponymous line has grown to include several styles of vacuums, hand dryers, fans and now, a heater. The Dyson Hot draws on the technology used in the bladeless Air Multiplyer Fan, passing a stream of air over an airfoil-shaped ramp. Surrounding air …