Posts filed under “Weekend”

Nick Epley: Why You Should Talk to Strangers

Nicholas Epley is the John T. Keller Professor of Behavioral Science at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He was named a “professor to watch” by the Financial Times, is the winner of the 2008 Theoretical Innovation Prize from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, and was awarded the 2011 Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology from the American Psychological Association.

He is the author of Mindwise: How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want

 


 

 
See also: Why You Should Put Down Your Smartphone and Talk to Strangers

 

 

Category: Psychology, Weekend

Hunton XRS43

Hunton has been making custom, ultra-deluxe, powerboats for wealthy Europeans for 30 years. And now rich Americans can have their Hunton too. For the first time the company is marketing boats in the US. Called the Aston Martin of the Seas, the XRS43 model costs up to a million dollars. Video by: Kelly Buzby, Victoria…Read More

Category: Weekend

1964 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso

This is a classic lovely of which there were only 351 produced. The 3.0 L V12 engine cranked out only 240 hp.

Owned by the likes of such as Steve McQueen and Eric Clapton, it was going for as little as $400k in 2010, but today a clean version sells for $2.1m today.

 

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Category: Weekend

USS John C. Stennis: BMW M4 Playground

I can’t figure out why I love this so much, but I do! Never mind something as pedestrian as an actual racetrack on land. In its new promo video, BMW digitally turns the flight deck of the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) into an imaginary at-sea playground for the M4.

Category: Weekend

Lefsetz: The Tiers

STADIUM ACTS Are not bitching about what everybody else is. Money is not their issue. Everybody wants to be in business with them. The transition in the business is evidenced by the fact that those who consistently sell out stadiums are younger generation acts, baby boomers cannot. Bruce Springsteen can do stadiums overseas, but not…Read More

Category: Music, Weekend

Scorsese: The Art of Silence

Saturday night cinema: Martin Scorsese – The Art of Silence from Tony Zhou on Vimeo. Vimeo via kottke

Category: Film, Weekend

5 Awesome Fireworks Shows for July 4th

America celebrates its Independence Day on Friday. Ranx looks at five U.S. cities with awesome fireworks display for the occasion.

Category: Weekend

Porsche 918

You can buy one here if you’re feeling froggy:

 

 

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Source: AutoBlog

 


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Category: Weekend

75th Anniversary of Lou Gehrig’s speech

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Category: Sports, Weekend

U.S. Soccer: Flip the Script

Yesterday’s loss, as painful as it was to watch, was really a thing of beauty. As overmatched as the US team was, they managed to make it into overtime where they finally succumbed to the superior Belgium team. Despite the mismatch, regulation time ended in a tie. There were opportunities and possibilities of an upset….Read More

Category: Sports, Weekend