July 20, 2017

$100,000 electric car

A $100,000 electric car trying to take on Tesla hit a top speed of 235 mph — here’s what you need to know By Danielle Muoio From Business Insider Lucid Air: The Lucid Air.Bryan Logan/Business Insider Lucid Motors, a startup going after Tesla’s grip on the luxury electric car market, said Monday that a prototype […]

World’s Top 10 Islands

The World’s Top 10 Islands By Rebecca Ascher-Walsh  From Travel leisure Whether you crave culture, adventure, or simply kicking back on a beach with a cold cocktail, at least one of these islands is sure to be an ideal destination.  And should you be willing to spend time in the air in order to land […]

BMW reveals smart scooter concept that always knows where you want to go – and can even adjust its seat to the size of a rider’s behind

By MARK PRIGG FOR DAILY MAIL ‘BMW Motorrad Concept Link’ uses electric battery packs, and even features a reverse gear Has a touchscreen dashboard, and can be paired with a new smart motorcycles jacket that can change settings on the bike with a swipe on its sleeve Can integrate with online calenders to automatically set […]

A British jeweler just bought a 3 billion year old diamond

By Natalie Theodosi, Women’s Wear Daily From Business Insider AGE AND BEAUTY:Continuing its mission to source exceptional stones, the diamond jeweler Graff has revealed the acquisition of a 373.72-carat rough diamond sourced from Botswana’s Karowe mine. The diamond, which is classified as a D-color, was part of the Lesedi la Rona, the largest gem discovered […]

Audeze makes $2,495 earbuds only an audiophile could love

By Billy Steele From engadget Or the casual audio nerd with deep pockets. Audeze built a reputation on really good (and more portable) planar magnetic headphones. Back in September the company debuted its first in-ear model: the iSine. Despite looking somewhat like a mini TIE fighter, those bulkier earbuds do a solid job of improving […]

The tragic lover who never escaped Rodin’s shadow

By Fisun Güner From BBC Camille Claudel was Auguste Rodin’s lover, muse and most gifted pupil. Her sad life belies a formidable talent, writes Fisun Güner. “I showed her where to find gold, but the gold she finds belongs to her.” These are the words of Auguste Rodin, said of his most talented pupil Camille […]

Recipe of the week – Mothers

A Menu for a Mother’s Day Picnic By Erika Tracy From The Kitchn Mother’s Day [is almost here]. Why not skip the gift this year and instead spend some quality time outdoors, with a picnic lunch? A little relaxation is a simple way to pamper a mother of any age, but especially one with children […]

Caribbean wedding spots

7 Spots for a Spectacular Caribbean Destination Wedding From Coastal Living For a dreamy destination wedding with crashing waves and beautiful vistas, check out these gorgeous Caribbean hotels and resorts. (And say, “I do!”) Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands Oil Nut Bay Panoramic Caribbean Sea views and lush surroundings define this off-the-grid resort, which offers […]

Olwomen story of the week

28 Unique Plus Size Vintage Dresses Part 3 By Jenny Smith From Olwomen With the ever changing styles and designs, dresses have gone through a wide variety of change over the years. But some of the styles survive the passing of time and are still copied in the present era for their decency and appealing […]

Prices for collector cars are plummeting

By Wolf Richter, Wolf Street From Business Insider Prices of collector cars fell again, according to the April report byHagerty, which specializes in insuring vintage automobiles. After a tremendous price surge that peaked in 2015, they’ve been ratcheting their way down ever so slowly. But it adds up after a while. The “Hagerty Market Rating […]