From the time of Adam, human beings have accepted as axiomatic the notion that the price of knowledge is contentment.
When you’re skimming across the water at 90 mph in the best of conditions, the line that separates you from mayhem is ultrafine. Add some 5-foot waves, and the line all but vanishes.
I take off my shoes and socks and feel the soft wool of the Persian rug under my bare feet.
Earlier this year, the pilot of a Houston company’s Gulfstream IV was waiting for his employer to leave an event at Washington’s John F.
The X5 driving school at the BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg, S.C., offers a unique experience: an actual opportunity to drive an SUV off-road.
On Nov. 19, 1987, a month after the Black Monday stock market crash, a Christie’s auctioneer named Robert Brooks auctioned off a 1930 Bugatti Type 41 Royale for a world-record $10 million.
“Is that a Langlitz?”
Just before the engine turns over, I like to close my eyes, blocking out any distractions so that I can fully absorb the sound and feel of the mechanical energy that follows.
Mark Solomon and Paul Silberberg can smile about the day they lost a $750 million account.
During the dark days of the Depression in 1932, Coco Chanel set out to prove that luxury was not dead.