A Record-Setting $782,368,375 Auction

Dinovember, cyclist soldiers, Christie's record-setting auction and more in our weekly look at the web

With their Post-War and Contemporary Art auction, Christie’s set a staggeringly high new sales record. Over $780 million were fetched across two nights of bidding in NYC. The prestigious auction house also broke two other records; the $142.4 million sale of Francis Bacon’s triptych of Lucian Freud became the most valuable work of art ever sold at auction (knocking off Edward Munch’s “The Scream”) and …

A Throwable, Panoramic Ball-Camera

Dinovember, cyclist soldiers, Christie's record-setting auction and more in our weekly look at the web

A brand new 36-lens compound camera is capable of snapping 360 degree by 360 degree panoramic images. It also happens to be in the shape of a toy ball. The Panono takes photos at the height of a throw, whether between two people or straight upward, while carrying 72 megapixel image quality, all of which are viewable on the ball’s accompanying mobile app. This highly …

Gastronomista for Cool Hunting Gift Guide

The architect and "epic imbiber" selects 27 design-led items sure to enhance any home bar

A “place where you might find architectural chicken coops, tea parties, decanters, bespoke knives or donut art,” the NYC-based blog Gastronomista is the work of Emily Arden Wells, an architect by day, and a writer and drinks aficionado by night. Wells’ background in art and design lends itself to a refreshing take on the spirits industry, and through her eyes readers learn everything from the …