How Art is Helping Police to Notice Details

At New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, Amy E. Herman—an expert in visual perception—is using art to teach police officers to notice the details in everyday situations. By having them scan over unfamiliar artworks (the officers admit to not having much time to visit museums) and voice their perceptions of the pieces, the police learn to pick out the intricacies of the artworks and describe …

Bullrun Rally 2012

Intrepid drivers cover 3,500 miles with over $7,000 in traffic tickets for a first-place finish

More than just an excuse to take your super-car from the track to the open road, the Bullrun Rally is an eight-day adventure putting driving abilities, navigational skills and overall gravitas to the test. Started in 2004 with a cross-country, “Cannonball Run”-style inaugural race stretching from LA to Miami, the grueling competition winds across the US each year carving a unique route held secret until …

Ford Police Interceptors

Test driving a class of purpose-designed automobiles for law enforcement

When we visited Ford back in September 2011 for an exclusive preview of their new “Police Interceptors“, we felt the story wasn’t complete without getting behind the wheel, which we finally had the opportunity to do. The Sedan and the first pursuit-rated Utility available represent a thoughtful and considered approach to designing cars specifically for law enforcement use. We sat down at Ford’s headquarters in …