One of the highlights of Baselworld this year was the Hublot MP-09 Tourbillon Bi-Axis Tourbillon. It might come as a surprise, but this watch houses the brand’s very first multi-axis tourbillon. One thing that Hublot never seem to run out of is creativity, and when you combine that with having a completely vertically integrated manufacture at your fingertips amazing things can happen.
Back in February at the Daytona 500, Chevrolet unveiled a track-ready 1LE trim for its 650-horsepower Camaro ZL1, complete with spool-valve dampers, huge tires, and a bunch of aerodynamic add-ons. The ZL1 1LE set to be one of Chevy’s most brutal track-day specials yet, and now we get to see how it goes about tackling the famous Nurburgring Nordschleife. Spoiler: the car looks very fast.
We’ve known for about a month now that Elon Musk is developing a new company called Neuralink, which aims to connect the human brain to computers. The product the company envisions has been called an “implantable brain-computer interface.”
With the exploding Note 7 battery fiasco, Samsung inadvertently did something that’s increasingly difficult these days: It made smartphones interesting for a flickering moment. Super interesting in fact. Besides the intriguing mournful saga of the Note 7, whose embarrassing recall cost the company billions, Samsung also set up a dramatic release narrative for the Galaxy S8. This wasn’t just another smartphone—this was a make-or-break device charged with saving a company in the throes of an existential crisis. A smartphone that screams at the void—yikes!