Airbus Reveals Plans for Its New Twin-Engine X6 Helicopter

Following some of the recent interest generated by the Airbus EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style Helicopter and Airbus H160 medium-sized helicopter—the French aircraft manufacturer plans to spend two years consulting with customers and developing the details of the all-new, next-generation Airbus X6 heavy helicopter. It is designed to be robust enough for hardworking missions like serving oil rigs, while versatile enough to satisfy VIP fliers. The company says the twin-engine X6 will set new standards in the industry f…

A Caribbean Resort Debuts Three New Private Villas with Direct Beach Access

Grace Bay Club, a Grace Bay Resort, a high-end tropical getaway in Turks and Caicos on Providenciales Island, recently debuted three private beachfront villas that are now available for booking. Located on a long stretch of powdery white beach, the Grace Bay Resorts Residences villas each feature five bedrooms, 18-foot ceilings, and Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances. With 6,400-square-feet of interior elegance and plenty of outdoor space, the villas are well suited for families and large groups.

Two of the villa…

I.W. Harper Bourbon Makes Its Stateside Return

The elegantly retro, diamond-faceted decanter of I.W. Harper 15 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon looks as if it has just been beamed into the 21st century from the 1920s, and with good reason: It marks the return of one of America’s most iconic Kentucky bourbons from the pre- and post-Prohibition eras. I.W. Harper was created in 1879 by brothers Isaac Wolfe (hence the “I.W.”) and Bernard Bernheim and won its first gold medal in 1885. By the early part of the 20th century it had become a top-tier brand, but a…

New dCS Rossini Line Beautifully Simplifies the Digital Audiophile Experience

With the variety of digital audio sources now available—from personal collections to disruptive, high-end, Internet music-streaming services—ensuring easy access to everything on a personal audio system can be a challenge. Data Conversion Systems (dCS) has stepped in to resolve this problem with the new dCS Rossini line, which offers an array of features without compromising audio purity.

The Rossini DAC (about $23,340) includes many digital audio inputs for connecting to CD players, computers, or other Uni…

Sneak Peek: The Gainsborough Bath Spa, Bath, England

Chaucer aside, this spa-focused hotel will rejuvenate the wife’s affinity for the bath.

Why Go: True enough to its name, England’s UNESCO-recognized city of Bath is in fact sitting on natural hot springs. In 2006, the city announced plans to recover three derelict buildings to create a 99-room luxury hotel that offers one exceptional amenity: access to the thermal waters that run beneath the city and the hotel property. Opened in July, the Gainsborough Bath Spa includes the two-story Spa Village Bath, a new…

The Ferrari 488 Spider Convertible Revealed [BREAKING NEWS & VIDEO]

Ferrari unveils the new 488 Spider, starting at $275,000.
The convertible can reach 62 mph in 3 seconds and 124 mph in 8.7 seconds.
It is powered by the same 3.9-liter, turbocharged V-8 found in the Ferrari 488 GTB
Its aluminum roof can be retracted in 14 seconds.
The 488 Spider will start from $275,000.


Ferrari just took the wraps off of the Ferrari 488 Spider, the latest masterpiece by the legendary Italian marque. Touted as the most powerful mid-rear-engine-moun…

A $140 Million Dream Home in a Historic Hamptons Neighborhood Hits the Market

A historic estate in East Hampton has gone on the market with one of the highest list prices of the year. The 11.2-acre, $140 million property is occupied by two homes perched on a knoll with views from their wide back porches of Georgica Pond and the distant Atlantic Ocean. Built for a prominent New York City surgeon in 1931, the six-bedroom, 10,000-square-foot main home—named Shepard Krech House—is one of only six homes included in the Briar Patch Road Historic District.

On the National Register of Histor…

Ghurka Releases Custom-Made Trunks to Celebrate Its 40th Anniversary

In the early 1970s, Ghurka founder Marley Hodgson bid on military gear made by a Ghurka soldier stationed in India decades earlier. Inspired by the fine leather and premier craftsmanship, he created a similar leather knapsack for his son, marking the founding of his American leather-goods company. To celebrate its 40th anniversary, Ghurka is releasing eight different types of hard-sided, custom-made trunks that evoke the brand’s original designs.

Handmade by artisan craftsmen in Florence, Italy, the trunks …

Top-of-the-Line 4K TVs from Today’s Leading Manufacturers [SLIDESHOW]

From cumbersome cathode-ray tube tanks to the once bright promise of plasma that now seems to have pixelated out of prominence, 4K TVs have become the new vanguard in optical excellence. With resolution-rich, light-emitting diodes (LEDs), and now even organic versions of the same technology (OLEDs) that allow for pencil-thin screens and awe-inspiring arrays of color, 2015’s top 4K TVs from the following television titans have the future of home entertainment looking brighter than ever. 

The Italian Eyewear Brand Retrosuperfuture Opens a Store in Los Angeles

Founded in 2007, Retrosuperfuture—the Italian label responsible for Super sunglasses—crafts colorful, acetate, eclectic eyewear in a variety of bold aesthetics. Following the success of its first brick-and-mortar store in New York, the brand has opened a second U.S. location in Los Angeles. Because of its proximity to downtown L.A. and its reputation as a creative hub, Silver Lake was the natural choice for the innovative brand’s first West Coast boutique.

Designed by the Mexican firm Savvy Studio, the 1,90…