Steve McQueen, real life hot rod and Hollywood icon, left a trail of nostalgia that went beyond the silver screen to include his legendary automotive obsession. A veteran of such real world races as the 12 Hours of Sebring, the Baja 1000 and the Mint 400 (as well as innumerable motorcycle races), McQueen was no Hollywood [...]


What better way to rub elbows with the art world than having Basquiat on your booze? 1800 Tequila Essential Artists series has certainly got that figured out, the newest edition to their bottled booze-eums being an entire 6-bottle series dedicated to Jean-Michel Basquiat. The Basquiat x 1800 union makes sense when considering that dozens of contemporary artists [...]


On the heels of the success of the LEGO feature-film, LEGO has created this set of fashion-powerhouse figurines exclusively for Harper’s Bazaar. The toy fashion panel specifically includes the one, the only, Donatella Versace, as well as a trio of other industry icons: Lanvin’s Alber Elbaz, Marc Jacobs and Karl Lagerfeld. Attracting a decidedly different market than the [...]


This past month two automotive legends ceased production, their spirits rising into the Great Pantheon of Iconic Cars in the sky. Two vehicles that defined terminally opposite points of the spectrum, different in pricepoint, performance, utility, powertrain, spirit… well, just about everything. Even the reasons for ending their lifecycle could not be more different, but [...]


10 Dec
Gareth Edwards' 2014 update of the Kaiju icon

You know it can’t go too long between Western reboots of Godzilla, so 2014 is just about time for the latest effort. Unlike Roland Emmerich’s craptacular 1998 version, filmmaker Gareth Edwards’ adaptation looks quite promising — thanks to spectacular special effects and a cast that includes the likes of Bryan Cranston, Juliette Binoche, David Strathairn [...]


Swiss artist Fabian Oefner causes worldwide panic in the gearhead community by exploding a series of priceless vintage exotic cars in his Disintegrating series. Only there’s no need to panic — these are not real  Ferrari 250 GTOs, Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwings or Jaguar E-Types, but rather models of said cars. But it’s not a digital [...]


We all have a car nut in our lives. Gear-brains. Petrolheads. You know the deal. Guys who like to strap on a helmet every Saturday morning and spend the first couple hours of the weekend slicing up asphalt on a beautiful mountain road. Dudes who walk straight to the car section at the bookstore, and [...]


27 Sep
The world's most beautiful Light Sport Aircraft gets X-rayed

We covered the Icon A5 when it first debuted in 2009, and then used the ingenious flying device when we test drove the Aston Martin DB9. Suffice to say, we’re huge fans of the planes design. Its brilliantly engineered, aesthetically gorgeous, and one of those rare achievements that reminds you that yes, the future is [...]

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