After a hiatus of two years, Harry Winston and the Opus are back on the dance floor with a Rock ‘N’ Roll timepiece.
They are calling it the “Jukebox on your wrist” as it has a stack of four disks with different time displays — local time, GMT time, date and a star bearing the signature of Mr. Harry Winston — that slide out like vinyl records in a jukebox on demand.
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There’s a whole lot of fun in this project by Pablo Fernandez Eyre: famous movie posters turn into moving pictures with the help of the actual scene from the movie itself. It’s like if the movie posters were GIFs, you get to see what led up to and what happened after the scene they took the movie poster from.
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The Creation of Orange Mound
In 1890, white developer E. E. Meacham purchased land from the Deaderick family, plantation owners in Memphis Tennessee. He sold lots to African-Americans for less than $100. The subdivision was named Orange Mound and became the first all Black community in the U.S., specifically built for Black people. According to Laura Nickas for Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, “The new neighborhood bordered the Mid-South Fairgrounds to the southeast while a stronghold of the KKK bordered the fairgrounds just to the west.”
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Shipwrecks were the stuff of lore around the craggy coasts of Fourni, a Greek archipelago close to Turkey in the eastern Aegean Sea. Generations of local fishermen and sponge divers had seen piles of ancient pottery collecting algae on the seafloor. Last month, a group of marine archaeologists finally investigated the waters, and their wealthof findings far exceeded expectations.
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Lions are rapidly disappearing in large parts of Africa, and their population could be reduced by half outside of protected areas over the next two decades, according to a study published Tuesday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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Spike Lee’s latest Jordan sneaker is hitting stores today.
Picking up where the Spizike and Son of Mars models left off, the Jordan Spike Forty marks the director’s third signature sneaker. With DNA that recalls the Air Jordan V, these are definitely more lifestyle than performance.
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It’s a good idea to keep your best kitchen knives outside of the drawer, where they can get knocked about and damaged, but a dedicated knife block also takes up valuable counter space. An even better solution than both is to turn any flat surface in your kitchen into a magnetic knife holder using these vinyl decals.
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