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T. Boone Pickens’s Mesa Vista Ranch in Texas

The billionaire and his wife, Madeleine, called on designer John Cottrell to decorate the expanded guest lodge at their Mesa Vista Ranch near Dallas<p><i>This article originally appeared in the November 2010 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>T. Boone Pickens didn't get Big Rich by micromanaging. So when John …

Dining Rooms

This New BMW Film Is a Super Badass 5-Series Commercial

Yes, this is a car commercial. No, you won't care either.<p>Back in 2001, BMW created one of the savviest marketing campaigns ever, BMW Films. Instead of producing boring commercials, the company commissioned a series of short films from famous directors with Clive Owen starring as an anonymous driver …

Don’t be an idiot in the air… and light up…

The Iberia flight I’ve took last week was interesting… for many reasons.I was lightly dozing away aboard flight 6725 between Madrid and Chicago when …

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Ford Will Build One GT Per Day From December 2016 to October 2020

According to a leaked brochure, the entire order, build, and delivery process takes nine months.<p>It's hard to believe, but the Ford GT is almost here. Yes, we first saw the GT "concept" in January 2015 (in truth, it was pretty much a production car), but even now, it's still hard to believe that …

What I Use to Take Pictures and Why None of it Matters

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Long wait for Tesla's Model 3 invites buyer defections

For Tesla Motors, 2018 can't come fast enough.<p>With rivals Toyota and General Motors marketing their own plug-in, long-range cars, the more than 400,000 reservations holders for Tesla's Model 3 — all of whom have plunked down $1,000 to be on the list — are vulnerable to being plucked away.<p>Tesla …

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American Airlines Flight Delayed When Passengers Decided to Create Their Own Boarding Group

Two passengers on American Airlines flight AA1655 from Philadelphia to Boston yesterday apparently didn’t like their boarding group. Instead of …

Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg Are Hosting a Cooking Show Together

The open-minded lifestyle experts invite famous guests to learn about and celebrate their differences on Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party<p>In the pantheon of odd couples, Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg may be the most unexpected to outside viewers. But the lifestyle doyenne insists that her …

4 Detox Water Recipes to Help You De-Bloat

When used in the context of your diet, the words <i>cleanse</i> and <i>detox</i> are quite controversial. This is mostly because some commercial cleanses and "detox" …

How Lincoln returned from the brink of death and put Ford back on the luxury map

Galhotra runs Lincoln, Ford's luxury brand. Since roughly 2013, the brand has been attempting to stage a comeback, with billions in funding from the mothership in Dearborn, Michigan.<p>Born in India, Galhotra — who has a degree in engineering from the University of Michigan — came to Ford in 1988 and …

The No Tongue Rule And Other Facts About ‘The Sandlot’

23 years ago, director David Mickey Evans co-wrote, directed, and narrated what would become one of the most beloved coming-of-age stories of all time. Set during the carefree summer of 1962, <i>The Sandlot</i> features a group of friends who spend their days playing baseball in an old neighborhood …

This dude allegedly conned the airlines for 4 years and traveled the world for free

An Argentine man who famously traveled around the world for free for four years by allegedly conning major airlines is finally going before a …

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It Only Takes $2.7 Million to Buy this Street-Legal Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR

Here's your chance to own one of the most exclusive Mercedes-Benz models ever produced.<p>Last week, we showed you a street-legal McLaren P1 GTR that's up for sale. It looks incredibly cool, but at more than $4 million, it's also far from affordable. But if you have your heart set on owning a …