Here’s another interesting product that’s gained quite a bit of momentum on Kickstarter: a folding electric bicycle created by a company going by the rather cool name of Impossible Technology. The bike is called Impossible, partly because its designers took it upon themselves to achieve a very difficult goal: creating a bike that was both lightweight and durable, and then figure out a way to make it foldable, so riders can take advantage of those qualities and maybe carry it around in their backpacks. The result is a compact design with a frame built around circles instead of a single horizontal girder.
Set on the island paradise of Bali, on a hillside overlooking the Indian Ocean and Nusa Dua, Amanusa (which translates to peaceful isle) is a true oasis of serenity. The resort offers not only great privacy for those who seek to relax and recharge their batteries, but also access to shopping areas and the nightlife Bali is known for. Amanusa comprises 35 thatched-roof suites offering great privacy and all the luxurious amenities of a high-end resort. These suites all come with spacious terraces, allowing guests to take advantage of the marvelous tropical outdoors and also enjoy the stunning views of the gardens
This fabulous penthouse is all about light, luxury, and some of the best London vistas you can imagine. It is part of Strata SE1, a 148-meter (486-foot), 43-story structure which is one of the tallest residential buildings in town. Owners can use the private elevator to go up to the 37th floor, where they’re greeted by a spacious entrance hall – a perfect sign of things to come, as the apartment’s most remarkable trait is just how airy it is. Whilst cooking and eating, one can also enjoy spectacular views of the British capital thanks to the open-plan setup of the kitchen
We’re drawing ever closer to the year-end holidays and as per usual Moët & Chandon is getting into the festive mood with the release of the So Bubbly Limited Edition. This time, the high-end French company has decided to enhance its acclaimed Moët Imperial with a fresh flurry of bubbles, something which will certainly be appreciated this Christmas or New Year’s Eve. The So Bubbly Limited Edition is available as a So Bubbly Festive Gift Box, a So Bubbly Festive Twin Pack and the So Bubbly Bag, which is a gift bag containing six refrigerating bubbles that can keep the bottle chilled
Swiss luxury watchmaker Chopard has unveiled the exquisite L.U.C 8HF Power Control timepiece. It comes with a remarkable chronometer-certified high-frequency L.U.C Caliber 01.09-L, which beats at the above average frequency of 57,600 vph (or 8 Hz), which results markedly improved timekeeping properties, like precision, rate resumption, and stability. The watch is available with a 42 mm case in high-grade black machined ceramic with red elements. Water-resistant to 100 meters, it features a DLC-coated titanium case-band, which allows for a broad bezel diameter, in addition to a ceramic crown at 4 o’clock displaying the L.U.C logo. The contemporary-looking piece also has monobloc matt
Eurostar, the high-speed railway service which connects London to Paris and Brussels, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The inaugural trip started from Waterloo Station in November 14, 1994, and since then more than 150 million people have traveled across the Channel. To mark this significant milestone, the rail company has unveiled a new high-speed passenger train created by acclaimed design company Pininfarina, called the Eurostar e320. The train features reclining seats and increased luggage storage, in addition to plug sockets and mirrors in seat backs; there are even touch sensitive light controls in Business Premier Class. The passenger can enjoy the additional
Though generals, politicians, and even artists usually most of the attention, it’s the scientists and inventors who actually change history and make the world a better place. Sometimes this pays off for the innovators as well. 10. Thomas Alva Edison – Estimated Net Worth Today: $200 Million Probably one of the greatest inventors of all time, especially in terms of turning his technical acumen into a very successful commercial endeavor, Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) held no fewer than 1093 US patents and created a number of successful businesses, including General Electric, which today one of the largest companies in the world. His
Drones are becoming more and more popular, as awesome new features are constantly made available. Such is the case with the new DJI Inspire 1 video drone, equipped with an ultra high-quality 4K camera, which can be used to get amazing footage from high up in the air. In addition to this, there’s the Lighbox technology (which will, however, add an extra $1,400 to the final price), allowing the gadget to transmit a 1080p video from a distance of up to one mile. There’s even a ground-facing camera allowing the drone to track everything beneath it and maintain stability without the use