Favorites

tesla model 3

Can the Tesla Model 3 Live Up to the Hype?

Will the Tesla Model 3 Live Up to the Hype? The Tesla Model 3 —still only a prototype — is generating a lot of excitement. Since its unveiling last month more than 400,000 potential buyers have placed pre-orders. It takes just $1,000 to make a

America's cup showing Jersey City

America’s Cup Returns to NYC

America’s Cup returned to New York City last weekend for the first time since 1920.  The Hudson River provided the backdrop for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series. New York is the fifth regatta leading into next year’s 35th America’s Cup, which will be held

The Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) are home to the third largest barrier reef in the world.

The Turks and Caicos Island’s Barrier Reef

The Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) are home to the third largest barrier reef in the world.  In addition to providing some of the best snorkeling and diving opportunities on the planet, the barrier reef keeps the pristine waters of Grace Bay Beach so clear

US_Currency

U.S. Currency to Get a Modern Look

After extensive public debate, Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasury, announced that Harriet Tubman will replace President Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill and the reverses of the $5 and $10 will also be redesigned to include several other notable women in

Grounding Block

Synergistic Research Grounding Block

Synergistic Research has become a market leader of innovative audiophile products.  While teaks of all kinds find no shortage of skeptics, the Grounding Block from Synergistic Research is a tweak based on solid science and it works. It has always been known that a well-grounded

Laura Poitras at the Whitney Museum

Laura Poitras at the Whitney Museum

Laura Poitras has her first solo exhibition, Astro Noise at the Whitney Museum.  The exhibit features immersive works of art that address the viewer with the scope of the mass surveillance by the National Security Agency using materials from Eric Snowden. The title of the

Boystown

Boys Town Commemorative Coin Set is a First

At its March meeting in Washington DC, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) considered the designs for a three coin set—gold $5, silver $1, and clad $1/2 dollar—to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of Boys Town. It was the first time that obverses and reverses