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This 360 Video Puts You Behind the Wheel of a Formula Drift Race Car

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift sucked, but that’s just because it wasn’t shot with 360 degree cameras. This 360 degree video from the top of a Pro Drifter’s car does the art of drifting justice the way the movie never could. Read More >>

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Let’s Make TVs Accurate, Not “Enhanced”

AquoMotion, AquoDimming, Auto-Depth Enhancer, Motionflow, Precision Black Local Dimming, Clear Action. These are the marketing names given to common features built into today's televisions to "enhance" the image. But while they alter the picture in a way that makes it catch your eye, the result often bears little resemblance to how it was intended to look. That's a problem. Read More >>

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It’s a Treat to Watch This Legendary Bike Builder at Work

Kinfolk bikes are known for their breathtaking classic looks. The trouble with them is that they're made so very far away, in Japan. Thanks to a couple guys with cameras, you can make the trip to Kinfolk's incredible workshop right from your computer, and see what it takes to hand-make some of the best bikes money can buy. Read More >>

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The Bike-Friendly Commuter Suit Review: Good at Bikes, Bad at Suit

You can't ride a bicycle in a traditional suit. The wear and tear on that fabric will be enough to tear holes in the trousers and rip the shoulder seams. Not a good look! You could keep a suit in a bag and change when you get to work, but you'd have to show up early. And smelly. Clothes designer Parker Dusseau has a different idea: formal dress specifically made for cyclists. Read More >>

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Behind the Scenes at One of the World’s Best IMAX Theatres

Since 1994, as far as movie theatres go, the IMAX at Lincoln Center in New York City is the best there is. With films projected on an enormous 100-foot screen, any viewing experience there certainly fits the bill as "larger than life." Read More >>

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The Best Reason to See Interstellar: It’s Part of a Dying Breed of Film

There's something exceptional about Interstellar that everyone should experience—it is a moviemaking "alignment of stars" akin to the perfect storm in music that lead to Woodstock. It's a film so extravagant in nature, it was projected in 70mm, a format equal to the scale of it's fantastic story, and shot on IMAX 65mm. Read More >>

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There’s a 130-Year-Old Clock Embedded in a New York City Pavement

If you ever find yourself walking across the corner of Maiden Lane and Broadway in Lower Manhattan, remember to look down. In front of what used to be the William Barthman Jeweler is something unexpected: a working clock, embedded in the pavement like a precious gem. Read More >>

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The Extraordinary Restoration of a 1920s Temple of Cinema

A little over a year ago, I visited the restoration of the run-down King's Theater in Brooklyn. Its mouldy walls were being gutted, and what remained intact was being made into moulds. The entire main stage and audience seating was filled with scaffolding. But today, fast approaching its deadline, the theatre is coming together—and it's grand. Read More >>

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Watch How New York’s Enormous Organic Rubbish System Works

The process of throwing out rubbish in New York City is much more complicated than any of the millions of people living there could ever realise. A mini-documentary by the New York Times does a full observation of the £184 million service top to bottom. Read More >>

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How to Pull Off the Most Complex Taxidermy of all Time

Yesterday the American Museum of Natural History took the wraps off its newest main attraction: Lonesome George. Lonesome George, the world-famous giant tortoise native to the Galapagos, passed on in 2012 of natural causes. This set in motion the process to preserve George through the most complex and intricate taxidermy ever attempted—from a species of one. Read More >>

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This Bike Frame Weighs Just 680 Grams

You'll never see the SuperSix EVO Black Inc. on the street. You probably won't even see it in a local road race. This is Cannondale's chef d'œuvre, built with only the best components, top to bottom—it's a £7,300 piece of carbon ridden by the fastest humans on Earth. Read More >>

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These Trippy Cross-Section Portraits Were Made Without Photoshop

Berlin-based artist Michael Lamoller uses analogue editing techniques to create super-trippy timelapse portraits of people in a series called Tatochronos. The portraits are collaged upon one another from several printed images, cut up, and then layered. The look results in a cutaway-style collage of a person. Read More >>

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Step Inside the Restoration of the Original Boeing 747

The Boeing 747 is an iconic aircraft that singlehandedly pushed the airline industry into the jumbo jet age. Sitting derelict at the Museum of Flight for 14 years, the very first of its kind is currently undergoing a rigorous restoration process to restore its former glory. Read More >>