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"Bob Greenberg Selects" at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum: A master of design's concise exhibition highlights special pieces from the collection

"Bob Greenberg Selects" at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum: A master of design's concise exhibition highlights special pieces from the collection

To know the work of Bob Greenberg—founder and chief executive of advertising and design agency R/GA—is to understand the full scope of his genius. A global roster of clients have benefitted from his
Link About It: 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair Opens in Marrakech

Link About It: 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair Opens in Marrakech

Named after the 54 countries that make up the African continent, 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair (sometimes stylized as 1-54) launched in London back in 2013, the first art fair dedicated to the
Link About It: Iridescent Paint Made from Bacteria

Link About It: Iridescent Paint Made from Bacteria

In nature, color occurs in two ways, as Artsy explains: "through pigmentation, where color appears the same from every angle, or structural color, where color changes according to interactions with
Link About It: The Flying Car from Airbus, Make its First Flight

Link About It: The Flying Car from Airbus, Make its First Flight

For 53 seconds an autonomous air taxi rose up and hovered at roughly 16 feet above ground. It was a milestone moment in the race to develop and release an un-piloted flying car. The video was filmed
Six Cocktails from the Life Hotel's Subterranean Speakeasy, Gibson + Luce: A new addition to NYC's NoMad neighborhood offers a refreshing and unexpected menu

Six Cocktails from the Life Hotel's Subterranean Speakeasy, Gibson + Luce: A new addition to NYC's NoMad neighborhood offers a refreshing and unexpected menu

The last item on the bar menu at Gibson + Luce costs $150. It's not a cocktail. In fact, it's neither edible nor drinkable. It's called "Stay For The Night" and it's accommodation at the Life Hotel
ListenUp: Janelle Monáe: Make Me Feel

ListenUp: Janelle Monáe: Make Me Feel

Today Janelle Monáe shared two tracks from her forthcoming album Dirty Computer, her first LP in five years. Both are accompanied by vivid narrative videos, the first of which is "Make Me Feel."
Buy: Collaboration Capri Sneakers

Buy: Collaboration Capri Sneakers

Embellished with pieces crafted by the very talented ceramicist Ben Medansky, KOIO's newest collaborative sneakers are sophisticated and a little playful. The white leather Capri style shoes are made
Brookfield Place's 5 Borough Challenge: Best Brews of NYC: 14 breweries from across the Big Apple compete for accolades

Brookfield Place's 5 Borough Challenge: Best Brews of NYC: 14 breweries from across the Big Apple compete for accolades

One of NYC's most dynamic public spaces, Brookfield Place New York's Winter Garden, will embrace two dozen local breweries for the first-ever craft beer competition on site. All five boroughs are
Buy: The Kids: The Children of LGBTQ Parents in the USA

Buy: The Kids: The Children of LGBTQ Parents in the USA

Made up of 50+ portraits of children (young and old) brought up by LGBTQ parents in the United States, "The Kids" is a beautiful exploration of humans and love. Photographed by Gabriela Herman, each
Link About It: Researchers Pen Severe Report About AI's Threat to Humanity

Link About It: Researchers Pen Severe Report About AI's Threat to Humanity

Assembling in Oxford, 26 researchers from 14 organizations have drafted a 100-page report on the dangers artificial intelligence poses the future of humanity. As VICE notes, AI is already all around
85 Years of Rolex at Daytona International Speedway: A longtime partnership begetting plenty of historic car-racing moments

85 Years of Rolex at Daytona International Speedway: A longtime partnership begetting plenty of historic car-racing moments

by Andrew ManessWhen Daytona International Speedway opened in 1959 a new era of American racing began. In 1962 that era gained its most grueling and prestigious race: the Rolex 24. This 24-hour
Buy: Condor LCX Hunting Boots

Buy: Condor LCX Hunting Boots

From the oiled nubuck leather to the proprietary, deep-grip rubber sole by Michelin, Le Chameau's durable boots have been made by hand. The French heritage brand manages to combine many necessary
ListenUp: Starchild + the New Romantic: Can I Come Over?

ListenUp: Starchild + the New Romantic: Can I Come Over?

Starchild + the New Romantic (aka Bryndon Cook) delivers wild, exploratory funk with his latest release "Can I Come Over?" His falsetto stirs the soul while the instrumentation keeps the vibe quite
Link About It: The Return of Nuclear-Powered Rockets

Link About It: The Return of Nuclear-Powered Rockets

The atomic energy sector has seen little advancement since its introduction, especially in the United States. That may change, however, as NASA has partnered with BWXT Nuclear Energy Inc to pick up
The Latest from Japanese Outdoor Brand, Goldwin: The Toyama brand pushes their streamlined innovation further and also opens a NYC pop-up

The Latest from Japanese Outdoor Brand, Goldwin: The Toyama brand pushes their streamlined innovation further and also opens a NYC pop-up

Founded in Oyabe City in Toyama Prefecture, Goldwin has been producing sporting goods since the late 1950s. During their second decade on the market, the brand applied new knitting technologies to
Buy: My Ariel

Buy: My Ariel

Sylvia Plath's second book of poetry "Ariel" (famously edited and rearranged by her husband Ted Hughes) was published two years after her death. In "My Ariel," Canadian writer Sina Queyras explores
Link About It: Ping Pong at the New York Philharmonic

Link About It: Ping Pong at the New York Philharmonic

Pairing sound from a US National Table Tennis champion face-off with a full symphony, the New York Times has made a captivating and supremely dramatic 90-second video. Taking place at the New York
Dekar Design Updates West Village Icon Bobo After 10 Years: The restaurant's original interior designers meticulously overhaul its aesthetic a decade later

Dekar Design Updates West Village Icon Bobo After 10 Years: The restaurant's original interior designers meticulously overhaul its aesthetic a decade later

For more than a decade, stepping into the century-old townhouse at the corner of West 10th Street and Seventh Avenue meant exploring a luxuriant culinary experience paired with whimsical decor. The
TriBeCa's Hydroponic Wonderland of Herbs and Spices, Farm.One: An urban vertical farm producing rare ingredients for some of NYC's best restaurants

TriBeCa's Hydroponic Wonderland of Herbs and Spices, Farm.One: An urban vertical farm producing rare ingredients for some of NYC's best restaurants

There's one window into TriBeCa's Farm.One, a series of hydroponic vertical gardens producing greens for some of NYC's best restaurants. That window, however, faces into the building and walking by it
Buy: "Drank" Chopped Album

Buy: "Drank" Chopped Album

As a limited edition release, Thundercat's inimitable 2017 album Drunk has been "chopped not slopped" by DJ Candlestick and OG Ron C of Houston-based DJ outfit The Chopstars. On special purple vinyl,