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On View: Andy Warhol's Love Affair With Instant #Selfies Opens the New Polaroid Museum in Las Vegas

Before there was Instagram, there was the Polaroid. Beloved by amateurs photographers and professionals alike, the rich history of the 50-year-old camera is now front and center at The Polaroid Museum's exhibition of Andy Warhol's famous snaps. "Capturing Celebrity" presents 50 of the icon's most famous images of celebrities taken between 1970 and 1987, including John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Mick Jagger, Debbie Harry, Muhammad Ali, and Giorgio Armani. see more
Fashion

19th Century Moon-Phase Watches Are Back—and More Modern Than Ever

Clockwise from top right: Montblanc's Star Collection, Lange & Söhne Grand Lange 1 Moon Phase, Van Cleef & Arpels Midnight Planétarium. Men have been fascinated with the cosmos since the prehistoric era, and as the recent BaselWorld and SIHH show prove, things haven't changed—elegant-looking moon-phase watches were everywhere. see more
Tech

How the Google Watch Is Going to Change, Well, Watches

Google announced on Tuesday that it's going to extend the Android operating system to watches, and we boldly predict that you're actually going to want to wear one. see more
Tech

Tablets Find Their Inner Projector

One Helluva Stud: Lights off or on, the SmartQ U7 tablet casts an extraordinarily clear image, like the one above from Midnight Cowboy. Your smartphone has already made your camera, radio, clock, and flashlight redundant. Now it's gunning for your television, as the newest gadgets are starting to house tiny projectors inside. That viral kitten-snuggling-with-a-wild-animal YouTube hit? Instead of corralling everyone around a minuscule screen, you'll beam it onto the wall. What's known as digital light processing has long been used in high-end TVs and home projectors to yield brighter, more colorful images; now it's small enough to fit in see more
Tech

"My Favorite Tech"—Product picks from Google Maps Mastermind Daniel Graf

A generation of smartphone users would be lost without 39-year-old tech maverick Daniel Graf, who has introduced vital features like dynamic rerouting (saving drivers from the everyday gauntlet of gridlock). Here, he directs us to his own digital lifesavers. see more
Tech

The Sexiest Wireless Speakers You Can Buy

The New Term to Know: The BeoLab 17 and 19 are part of the first wireless system to use WiSA, a broadband channel reserved only for high-quality sound—think the audio equivalent of HDTV. Most Bluetooth speakers and their less than stellar audio output can leave you longing for those bygone wooden towers you'd crank up in your parents' living room. But now it's easier than ever to get vinyl-era sound without untangling miles of cable, thanks to heavyweights like Bose and Samsung, along with lesser-known alternatives such as the handsome Wren and the hassle-free Phorus, that are using Wi-Fi to see more
Health

Ciclotte: The Stationary Bike That Doubles as Sculpture

Abandoning all but the essentials (pedals, handlebars, flywheel), this stationary cycle is a work of art made for your living room. see more
Tech

A Stylish New Breed of Luxury Diesels Has Arrived

As tough (by U.S. standards, anyway) new fuel-emissions regulations begin to take effect—minimum mileage per gallon will double over the next decade—diesel has come to be seen as a viable stopgap, a bridge on the road to a zero-emissions destination. This year, oil-burning engines that have long been European fixtures are finally chugging across the Atlantic in the kinds of bodies that will make you want to choose a different pump. see more
Fashion

Tailors Finding New Ways to Make Custom Suits Online

Inside Arden Reed's Tailor Truck. Thanks to fashion's ever-evolving symbiotic relationship with technology, the online custom suit market is booming. Today there are well over 40 e-tailors who can create a custom suit in a matter of weeks with little hassle. But not all are created equal. In the past year, a few have begun to innovate by incorporating stunningly original enhancements, like idiot-proof self-measuring guides, webcams, and 3D body scans. see more
Health

Way Beyond the Wristband: Crazy-Smart Fitness Trackers Now in Basketballs, Tennis Rackets, and Bikes

From top: Babolat Play Pure Drive tennis racket, Garmin Vector power meter pedals, 94Fifty Smart Sensor basketball. Photos courtesy of each supplier. Weekend warriors gearing up for a marathon or mud run have long used the data recorded by GPS watches and heart-rate monitors to study the success of each sweat session, then tailor their training the next time out. But outside of running, documenting performance stats has been limited—until now. "The minuscule power consumption and near-instantaneous response time of updated technologies make it possible to track minute details in real time, where previous wireless electronics could not," says Suke see more
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