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The Best Watches of SIHH 2017

Last Friday, for the first time ever, the public swarmed into the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, or SIHH, a luxury watch show in the …

La Vie Est Trill: A Guide to the French Rap Scene

In the three decades since the genesis of hip-hop in France, it's grown to be more diverse, more mature, and to include a wide array of subgenres.<p><i>Over 30 years ago, rap music made its way through France. At first, it was considered as a tacky fad for 4th graders—if you'll recall H.I.P.H.O.P., the</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How to use an iPad as an external display and Touch Bar for your Mac [Video]

As an LG UltraFine 5K Display owner, I’ve been using my MacBook Pro in closed-clamshell mode for the last week. Closed-clamshell mode allows me to drive an external display with the MacBook’s lid closed.<p>While such a setup looks neat and takes up less desk real estate, there are a few downsides …

MacBook Pro

A Curator Spent 9 Days Filming the Syrian Civil War From His Aleppo Apartment Window

Art curator and photographer Issa Touma talks about shooting the footage that became the Syrian war documentary ‘9 Days - From My Window in Aleppo’.<p>When Aleppo-based curator and gallerist Issa Touma noticed Syrian Civil War combatants on the streets below his East Aleppo home, he didn’t run—he …

Middle East

Manchester United has 2 of the worst misses of the season back to back against West Ham

How???<p>It’s bad enough to miss once from point-blank range. But Manchester United has the special distinction of missing two absolute sitters in less than five seconds, with Antonio Valencia failing to hit the back of the net on the first shot and Jesse Lingard botching the second.<p>While it’s tough …

127 Things That Happened in 2016 Summed Up in One Drawing

I was ready for 2016 to be over as soon as it started so excuse me if I pretend that this last stretch just doesn’t exist so I can jump on the heck …

Nature Is Perfectly Miserable in These Rare Japanese Woodblock Prints

Hasui Kawase helped revive a Japanese printmaking tradition in the 20th century with scenes from the natural world.<p>As winter approaches, dark, moody landscapes might be increasingly common sights throughout the Northern Hemisphere. Only few of these scenes, however, are likely to be as beautifully …

Art

The boss of one of the largest accounting firms in the world tells us about London's Brexit contingency plans

However, John Veihmeyer, the global chairman of KPMG, one of the world's biggest accounting firms, told Business Insider that banks and financial institutions are sitting tight for now and are instead just devising contingency plans for the worst.<p>"I wouldn't say we are seeing a lot of companies …

United Kingdom

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM THE WHITE HOUSE: See the presidents' Christmas cards, from Coolidge to Obama

Starting with Calvin Coolidge in 1927, the long-standing practice requires each sitting US president to let their staff and supporters know they wish them a happy holiday.<p>Who gets to receive the cards changes from year to year, and each card is unique.<p>With the help of the White House Historical …

Political History

Why Photographers Are Flocking To This 19th-Century Technology

Lomography’s Achromat lens may be based on a design from the 1830s, but it can produce some dreamy effects that your iPhone can’t.<p>Geoffrey Berliner knows a thing or two about old camera lenses. A photographer and the executive director of the Penumbra Foundation in New York, he exudes …

The 10 Best Documentaries of 2016 & Where You Can Watch Them

<i>As this year winds down we’ve recapped its highlights to bring you the best of 2016 in fashion, sneakers, music, movies and more.</i><p>Somehow, since the …

Virtual Reality Can Leave You With an Existential Hangover

After exploring a virtual world, some people can’t shake the sense that the actual world isn’t real, either.<p>When Tobias van Schneider slips on a virtual reality headset to play Google’s Tilt Brush, he becomes a god. His fingertips become a fiery paintbrush in the sky. A flick of the wrist rotates …

Virtual Reality