Two special-edition IWC dive watches just surfaced, both honoring IWC’s ongoing environmental partnership with the Galapagos Islands-based Charles Darwin Foundation. The 44mm Galapagos model is made in all black rubber-coated stainless while the Expedition Darwin model sports a bronze case and markers.
With the help of a Kickstarter campaign and the burning nostalgia of our age, Bolex, the Swiss maker of classic 16mm movie cameras has now developed a new high-quality digital cinema camera that shoots in either 2K or 1080p and captures clips using uncompressed CinemaDNG raw format.
After a 10-year run, the last new Lamborghini Gallardo rolled off the production line in November. The entry-level Lambo loved by rappers and the parents of child TV stars will now be replaced by this: the Huracán LP 610-4, a 610-HP V10 coupe styled after its big brother, the Aventador.
Skeeball is an arcade game from the 1930s and even though it requires more effort than swiping at a screen, older folks have reported that it is quite fun. This vintage remake from Restoration Hardware features a classic oak exterior and modern functionality.
More everything. That’s what you’ll get with a 2015 C-Class. Model year updates to the Baby Benz line include a totally new body design, more powerful engine options, and full-time 4Matic all-wheel-drive.
If you’ve never heard of a “virtual stadium” you’re not alone. Nobody else has either. This $30 million dollar stadium-thing features 20-foot tall LED screens that simulate the most iconic playing fields in sports, allowing you to turn the dune behind your Dubai mansion into a virtual Fenway filled with screaming fans while you play wiffle ball with the servants.
A few years back New Zealand-based FX Bikes unveiled the world’s lightest dirt bike, a svelte little motocrosser build with a combo of mountain bike & motorcycle parts. Their newest creation is the FX5, now powered by a 4-stroke, single-cylinder, 125cc motor with optional automatic clutch. And gone are the mtb parts, meaning it’s a bit heavier at 130 pounds but still silly light. Specs are hard to come by at the moment, but stay tuned to their website for more information. Available next summer.
Swiss timing experts Piaget are known for making slim, lightweight watches but their latest, the Altiplano 38mm 900P is officially the thinnest mechanical watch in the world. To achieve this Miley-esque physique, the design has welded the movement and case into a single unit. via
Sandwichbike is a build-it-yourself bike made with a plywood frame. The idea of a bike offering flat-pack shipping and home assembly is the brainchild of Amsterdam-based designer Bastien Leijh. Years in development, the finished & fully functional Sandwichbike kit is now on sale.
The name Terence Conran is a big deal among those interested in fine woodworking & classic cabinetmaking. To celebrate the old master’s 80th birthday, Benchmark Tools has created a custom walnut & burr tool cabinet filled with premium woodworking gear: instruments for marking & measuring, chisels, planes, saws and scrapers. The ultimate woodworker’s dream gift? via