Alex Arpin

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Is Turbocharging the Future of Cars?

Back in the day of parachute pants, Milli Vanilli and <i>Miami Vice</i>, turbocharged cars weren’t exactly mainstream, and these outsiders definitely weren’t …

How to Use Your Watch for More Than Just the Time

<b>Last Updated November, 2017.</b><p>We love our high complications and luxury masterpieces as much as the next watch nerd. But our bias is for timepieces …

State-of-the-Art Helicopter Has an Incredibly Luxurious Interior

If you had never imagined a helicopter being all that luxurious, think again. The <i>Bell 525 Relentless</i> is now in development and will feature a variety of gorgeous interiors that are commonly found aboard private jets. It'll have a customizable 88-square-foot cabin that boasts over-sized swivel …

The 10 most beautiful cars money can buy

Cars are more than just a means to get from point a to point b. They can be works of rolling automotive art. Legendary designers such as Marcello Gandini, Giorgetto Giugiaro, and more recently Ian Callum are artistic geniuses as much as they're "car guys."<p>While beauty is without a doubt purely in …

25 of the Most Desirable Objects Ever Made

We're surrounded by scores of gadgets so well-designed it's almost impossible not to fall in love with some of them. I wanted to share some of my …

The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

For $250K You Can Buy Citizenship in an Island Paradise—and a 0% Tax Rate

Several other countries, including Cyprus and Antigua, also sell citizenships.<p>From beachy Antigua and Barbuda to snowy Bulgaria, a handful of nations …

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What If You Gave Every Attractive Single Woman You Saw Your Phone Number?

In a dating scene where everybody hides behind phones, he decided to be bold and risk rejection—with every woman he met<p>It's a Friday night. I'm shooting pool in a crowded bar when a blonde walks in, triggering that most primal of instincts: Me. Want. Her.<p>Typically I'd suppress the urge to approach. …

5 Beard Oils To Try Now

If we believe Homer, the war-bound Odysseus told his wife Penelope to remarry should he not return when their newborn son Telemachus became an adult …

Intricate Latticework Sculpture Formed from 140-Year-Old Tree

Artist John Grade, along with the help of hundreds of volunteers, created a sculpture casted from a 140-year-old Western Hemlock tree growing in North Bend, Washington. The massive piece is titled <i>Middle Fork</i>, and it features an intricate latticework that's comprised of hundreds of thousands of …

Spectacular Illusion Makes Flat Walls Appear to Be a Swirling Vortex

Peter Kogler's geometric patterns transform flat, white walls with illusions of dizzying underground tunnels. The artist's contoured lines that blanket gallery walls employ curves and swoops to make viewers feel as if they've been sucked into a swirling vortex. Some of the designs encompass entire …

How I Made Myself a DIY Spider Light for $40

I recently made myself a DIY Spider Light as a thrifty alternative to the Spiderlite that costs hundreds of dollars. The entire project ended up …