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THE KING of CONTENT
When considering the pantheon of entrepreneurial titans, we often find that an individual’s success was due to their brilliance and superior understanding of a specific field or industry, and the development of new markets as technology advances. Whe
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Grand Design
In the mere eight years since McLaren Automotive, the British supercar marque born of McLaren Racing, debuted its first independent production car, the brand has become one of the most highly regarded in the world. With an impeccable racing pedigree
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Recapture The Flag
The connection between McLaren and Formula One is an unbreakable bond. McLaren Racing is not only one of the oldest active F1 teams, but also the second most successful in history—having captured 182 Formula One victories, 12 drivers’ championships a
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The Long Road
West of the Sunset Strip’s swanky sushi bars, Italian boutiques and beer-stained nightclubs, the Boulevard transforms into an automotive Candy Land—one rife with sharp corners, hip-swaying S-turns and dizzying dips. Lined with video game palm trees,
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Smoke On The Water
As the graphite grey Cigarette Racing 41’ AMG Carbon Edition pulls away from the dock, captain Bud Lorow engages the engines. Shifting the center console boat into gear, a shudder coils through the fiberglass and carbon fiber composite hull — portend
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In Good Time
When the Patek Philippe Henry Graves Super complication watch was auctioned for about $24 million in 2014, the bidding was limited to the rarified few who could afford such a price tag. Whether they were interested in the piece as an investment (it h
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The Ultimate Aperitifs
In 1919 the Barbieri brothers of Italy unveiled a curious bright orange-red concoction made with citrus oil infused with precious herbs and roots at the Padua International Fair. Called Aperol in homage to a colloquial French term for the aperitif, a
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Silver Dream Machines
Massimo Tamburini’s limited edition Bimotas are legendary. Constructed in Rimini, Italy using Japanese superbike innards cannibalized from brand new bikes, then shoehorned into superior frames with visionary aesthetics. Also responsible for designing
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Big Bronx Bomber
Baseball has always been a game that has not only taken numbers seriously, but elevated them to exalted levels. Statistics have long been an integral part of the sport, even before the “sabermetric” revolution led by pioneering names like Bill James
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Strange Days
Jack Reynor is a rising star you’ll certainly recognize, even if you didn’t know his name. Thanks to scene-stealing roles in films such as Transformers: Age of Extinction, Detroit, On the Basis of Sex, and this summer’s horror-thriller Midsommar, Rey
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Universal appeal
On a whim I pull out my phone, in search of a midday distraction. Soon, I find my escape: a photo of Olivia Culpo, the social media sensation and former Miss Universe, on my Instagram feed. She is posing on the hood of a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen in a re
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Rapid Drop
There’s no way to win this battle. Gravity always comes out on top. As Aniol Serrasolses paddles closer and closer to the rushing edge of a monstrous waterfall, he passes the point of no return and his fate is sealed… he’s going over the precipice. Y
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Bahamian RHAPSODY
By air and sea, via superyacht, private jet or the more prosaic cruise ship, the number of visitors alighting in the Bahamas is growing at a staggering pace. The archipelago saw its highest number of international arrivals ever in 2018. And yet the m
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Dream Kitchens
The Bahamas’ best luxury resorts have lately been showcasing a spate of top shelf celebrity-chef eateries that would be the envy of Las Vegas’ most decadent casinos. The increasingly popular tropical paradise is doubling down on luring the same high-
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Graycliff THE ESSENCE OF THE ISLANDS
The Graycliff Hotel and Restaurant in Nassau has been a witness to, and a participant in, the history of the Bahamas for longer than the United States has existed. In 1740 Graycliff Mansion was first constructed by Captain John Howard Graysmith—one o
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Below The Surface
Amongst the array of stunning timepieces by horology icon Richard Mille, it’s difficult for a specific watch to stand out. This isn’t the case with the RM 032, a masterpiece of design and engineering. A proper diver’s watch, with a black, silver-grey
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Island Spice
“A passionate food culture set amongst the backdrop of an absolutely stunning location” is how chef Shawn McClain of Sage at ARIA Resort & Casino in Las Vegas described the culinary scene in the Turks and Caicos following a recent visit. “The cuisine
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Champagne Society
Champagne, that most aristocratic of libations, is at crossroads. Exports have now overtaken domestic consumption of the French sparkling wine that Benedictine monk Dom Pérignon is, according to popular mythology at least, often said to have invented
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Driven To Extremes
A day in early fall. The low, thick fog invades the valley, the wind is so weak it barely moves the leaves. The Emilian countryside, in the province of Modena, Italy, stretches for miles, pervaded by cultivated fields, streets, and rivers. Time has t
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Sparkling Wit
Velvety. Vanilla. Toffee. Caramel. Tickling your taste buds as the bottle disgorges its golden elixir to the final precious drop. I’ve been lucky enough to enjoy many a bottle of Krug, a champagne like no other. Fantastic enough to seduce even a dyed
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Vision Quest
Leonardo Del Vecchio is quite simply a genius. A business savant who not only controls a celebrated eyewear empire, but is responsible for permanently altering that very market in the first place. He didn’t invent sunglasses, or even many of the bran
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Mod Squad
When he trots out his Champagne Papi alter ego, you can never be 100% sure if Drake is joking or not. But there’s nothing to laugh at about the rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer’s latest business endeavor, a luxury champagne brand called
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Southern Exposure
Originally from Tijuana, Mexico, but now a resident of Los Angeles, Yaret Lora has built a passionate fanbase on both sides of the border. Building her career, Lora began in the theatre and moved to Los Angeles to further pursue acting, before findin
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Smoke Signals
Cigars have of course been popular with Manhattan’s movers and shakers as well as connoisseurs of fine living in general for many years. So it may surprise you to learn that the city recently got its very first Cigar Sommelier, now in residence at th
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Bold, Brash And British
If nothing else, Dani Divine certainly makes a statement. The stunning, unapologetic beauty has brought the alternative lifestyle into the mainstream, emerging victorious in the Maxim UK Cover competition. The London-native, whose modeling and perfor
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Top Guns
Trolle Ljungby Castle in the south of Sweden, medieval in origin, is a notable historic landmark in a part of the country famed for its hunting traditions. It would be hard to find a more fitting setting for the home of VO Vapen, the family-run gunsm
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The Legend Of Tom Brady
You could start the Legend of Tom Brady at any of several moments: replacing Drew Bledsoe on September 23, 2001, after a vicious hit crumbled the All Pro starting quarterback. Or the infamous Tuck Rule Game, when the Patriots somehow beat the seasone
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Cross It Off The List
On December 26th, 2018, Colin O’Brady became the first person to traverse Antarctica solo, completely unsupported and unaided. With no resupplies, he had to drag everything he needed for the journey, without so much as a kite to help pull his sled. I
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Storm Watch
Since Alexandra Shipp first took on the role of Storm in 2016’s X-Men: Apocalypse, a lot has changed for the 27-year old actress. No longer merely an emerging star, Shipp now occupies a major role in the billion-dollar mega-franchise, which has paved
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