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  1. It is 9:30 am, and Johnny Danger is running out of tobacco—or whatever pungent substance fills his hand-rolled cigarette. But it appears that the substance has achieved its desired effect: The burly...
  2. At nearly 3,300 feet underground, the air in shaft number 10 at South Africa’s Impala mine is warm, humid, and acrid. The smell is a mix of rotting timber from support beams and ammonia from the...
  3. The 8C 2900B has been described as the cultured son of a champion athlete. It descended directly from the 8C 2900A, with which Alfa Romeo claimed the first three spots in the 1936 Mille Miglia and...
  4. Long before he established his watch company in 2001, Richard Mille ( www.richardmille.com ) encountered an astrolabe made by the Paris clock-making company Hour-Lavigne. In 1998, he convinced Robert...
  5. The featured items in Henry Taron’s next auction of antique walking sticks (the British term for "canes") might make you wonder why the accessory ever went out of style. The handle of a Tiffany...
  6. In the medical center at Clinique La Prairie in Clarens-Montreux, Switzerland, examination rooms are equipped with latest-generation machines: an MRI, a 64-slice CT scanner, and digitalized equipment...
  7. Much the same way that haute couture clients can meet with fashion designers to review the latest collections and customize their selections, patrons of Manhattan jeweler Faraone Mennella are welcome...
  8. Evan Penny’s portrait sculptures can be painstakingly realistic and at the same time completely absurd. The Toronto artist pockmarks their silicone skins with pores, fashions faces and necks with...
  9. The cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, Bayard Sharp Hall at the University of Delaware, and the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia all found their voices in Lake...
  10. The latest furniture line from Studio Workshops, the San Francisco- and Los Angeles–based sister company of antiques dealer Therien & Co., is intended to evoke New York’s golden age of hotels,...

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