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  1. El Encanto opened in 1918 with a collection of Craftsman-style cottages set on a hilltop overlooking the city and coast of Santa Barbara, Calif. Soon fashionable with Hollywood stars and other...
  2. Few rivalries in the world of sports match the face-to-face intensity of Russell Coutts versus Jimmy Spithill. Though little known outside of sailing circles, the feud between the two America’s Cup...
  3. Porsche developed the 906—also known as the Carrera 6—to conquer the Group 4 racing class, which consisted of limited-production, street-legal sports cars. Designed by Ferdinand Piëch, the 906 was...
  4. When Bentley Motors brought forth the Continental in 1952, it was the world’s fastest four-seat passenger car and an apogee for the pedigree. A 4.6-liter inline 6 shoved the car along at a then-...
  5. Richie Notar is sick of casual dining. The restaurateur who managed the Nobu empire from its start, in 1994, is looking to restore glamour to the New York restaurant world with the opening of his...
  6. A truly enviable collection of antique timepieces is on view at a yearlong exhibit, “Precision and Splendor: Clocks and Watches at The Frick Collection.” Shown in the museum’s new Portico Gallery,...
  7. The New Falcon 2000S business jet is more agile than the 2000LX—meaning it can take off from and land on shorter runways—but it cannot cover the same distance. Its range is about 700 miles shorter...
  8. Scotland’s Royal Dornoch Golf Club has long been considered one of the world’s great courses. But the location of the Old Tom Morris design—in the remote Highlands county of Sutherland—has kept the...
  9. In 1823, a Scottish chemist named Charles Macintosh developed a process for waterproofing fabric by bonding it with rubber. Unfortunately, the chemical solution he used left the material hard,...
  10. Shawna Cropas, a fashion model turned triple-crown windsurfing champion, peers nervously across Maui’s southwestern shore. “See the clouds over the mountain?” she says, gesturing to an ominous bank...

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