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Italy's first electric supercar comes from a brand you've never heard of

Italian supercar makers are willing to embrace hybrids, but they're reluctant to develop pure electric cars -- not surprising when they're virtually defined by their sweet-sounding gas engines. They may have to reconsider that strategy pretty soon. Tecnicar, a startup whose main claim to fame is a …

150 Street Artists Decorate Old Tunisian Village with Spectacular Murals

The Tunisian island of Djerba (known as the “island of dreams”) just became a major street art hotspot, thanks to the project <i>Djerbahood</i> curated by artist Mehdi Ben Cheikh and the Galerie Itinerrance. This past summer, the village of Erriadh was transformed into an open-air art museum when 150 …

Toast National Vodka Day with These Recipes

It's vodka's official day, so drink up!<p><b>Cucumber Gimlet</b>3 slices of cucumberClub soda 1.5 ounces Bully Boy Vodka1/2 ounces simple syrup1/2 ounces lime juice<p><b>Preparation</b><p>Muddle three slices of cucumber in a tumbler and stir. Add ice and top off with one ounce of club soda.<p><b>The Ultimat B & V</b>1 1/2 oz. …

Kinetic Bridge in London Opens and Closes Like a Traditional Hand Fan

British firm Knight Architects and structural engineers AKT II recently completed the <i>Merchant Square Footbridge</i>, a bridge in Paddington, London that opens and closes like a traditional, Japanese hand fan. Consisting of five steel steel beams that rise and fall using hydraulic jacks, the structure …

Go Beyond Emoticons and Avatars: comiXchat Messaging App

There’s a new chat app in town that doesn’t feature a new way to shoot selfies or make anything mysteriously disappear — and it’s not dull and boring.<p>comiXchat, a free messaging app by Nubis that displays individual or group chats in an artistically appointed, hand-drawn comic interface, debuts …

Comedy club uses iPad facial recognition to charge by the laugh

<i>Seventeen laughs, eight giggles, four guffaws and one snort till the snot slipped into your cerveza? That'll be 6.6 euros, please.</i><p>This, I imagine, was the sweet sound of the checkout at one Barcelona comedy club, after it took the bold step of charging its customers not for the fun, but for every …

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5 Rum Brands You Need To Know - D'Marge

The Paris Auto Show's Coolest Cars Photos | GQ

<b>Lamborghini Asterion LPI 910-4</b><p>There was a time when supercar makers said they wouldn't mess with that pansy hybrid, battery-powered crap—but now that they are, the results are anything but limp. And Lamborghini's entry, the two-seat, <i>897-horsepower</i> Asterion, is possibly the most seductive yet. As …

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Whiskey Wedge

The Whiskey Wedge is an ingenious solution for whiskey lovers, keeping your favorite spirit at the right temperature without diluting it. The …

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Articles of Style: Custom Menswear Made in America

Pattern-mixing can be a little tricky, but not if you follow these three basic guidelines.<p><b>1. Mix the Media</b><p>You can generally group all menswear …

Google ‘Hired’ a Camel to Take Its Street View Trekker Camera Through the Liwa Desert

In Google’s ongoing effort to ‘Street View’ some of the most incredible places on Earth, the company has pushed the limits of the 360-degree genre …

‘Visible Light’ Photo Series Captures Sculpture-Like Portraits of Light Itself

Connecticut-based artist Alexander Harding went a little bit meta with his intriguing photo series <i>Visible Light</i>. All photographers capture light, but …

New and Improved MagMod Is My Favorite Speedlight Accessory

One year ago we all started hearing the buzz about MagMod after they launched a Kickstarter campaign that ended successfully. They then went on to be …

This Camera Shoots a Gigapixel Photo of Your Entire Body for Skin Cancer Screening

While it’s the fifth most common type of cancer in the United States and the deadliest of all skin cancers, melanoma can often be cured if caught …

Plain White Tees: Editors' Share Their Favorites

Here, our editors share the ones they hoard.<p>The white T-shirt is an essential building block for good style—whether you're pairing it with your go-to jeans, layering it under your favorite knit or going rogue and mixing it with a ball gown. Here, our editors share the ones they hoard.