Celebrity

Tim Cook on Discrimination Laws: "There's Something Very Dangerous Happening"

In an op-ed piece published by The Washington Post last night, Apple CEO Tim Cook addressed the recent introduction of laws that legislate discrimination, most notably the controversial bill introduced in Indiana, which allows state businesses to refuse service to same-sex couples based on "religious grounds." "There's something very dangerous happening in states across the country," Cook warns, going on to explain that citing religious freedom to justify prejudice is not only dangerous on a social level, it's also bad for business. "Men and women have fought and died fighting to protect our country's founding principles of freedom and equality. see more
Celebrity

Dear Rich People: Tim Cook Is Giving His Fortune to Charity and So Should You

Hey, you rich sons of bitches! Good morning. Happy Friday. Be honest, every day is like Friday if you're rich—tons of exciting things ahead and bottomless reserves of cash to help facilitate your lavish and fabulous lifestyle. Yay for you. But Tim Cook has a completely different idea. The Apple CEO plans to donate the entirety of his wealth (an estimated $785 million) to charity when he shuffles off this mortal coil, according to Fortune. We couldn't help but think, Well, that's a bright idea. Think of the other popular option—leaving it to your next of kin. We've all witnessed see more
Fashion

Why You Should Consider Renting Your Next Luxury Watch

As the first employee of Marquis Jets back in 2001, Randy Brandoff had what he describes as a "front-row seat to the rise of the luxury collaborative model." Marquis, now a part of NetJets, gave its members access to a fleet of private jets without shelling out the big bucks required to own one of their own. As that business model was replicated and applied to luxury assets across the board, from Inspirato vacation rentals, to Rent the Runway and Classic Car Club, Brandoff saw one category no one had touched yet: high-end watches. "I was passionate about watches, see more
Fashion

So Many Watches, So Little Time

Perhaps you've noticed that your Instagram feed felt a bit more wrist-focused these past few days? If so, you're just seeing the wares fresh out of the annual watch fair Baselworld. Our style director, Eugene Tong, was on the scene, snapping the latest luxury chronometers begging to be included in your accessory lineup. Below, 17 examples of the fine craftsmanship he saw. Grand Seiko 62GS Heritage. #baselworld2015 A photo posted by detailsmag (@detailsmag) on Mar 20, 2015 at 10:07am PDT Ball Green Beret. #baselworld2015 A photo posted by detailsmag (@detailsmag) on Mar 20, 2015 at 9:06am PDT see more
Fashion

Gucci Is Getting Into the Wearable Tech Game

In the trend-obsessed world of fashion, nothing is currently popular than wearable technology. From Google Glass to the much-hyped Apple Watch, the tech industry is desperate to acquire some glamour. The latest entrant is the Italian luxury label Gucci, who used the watch trade fair Baselworld to announce a new wearable device, made in collaboration with will.i.am. "Gucci Timepieces is fully embracing the future of wearable technology that is now ahead of us, with the objective of launching a wearable device concept that is a fashion accessory, incorporating the most comprehensive and advanced technological functionalities," said Stéphane Linder, President and see more
Design

A Simple, Elegant Router That You Won't Want to Hide

It wouldn't seem so—this being 2015 and all—but a reliable router is a hard thing to come by. A router that doesn't look like a space-age hunk of plastic? That's even scarcer. So when Eero hit the digital shelves last month, it seemed as though there was finally a solution to both of those nagging problems. The slick white router is designed by the same guy who helped Nest with its smart thermostat and smoke detector. With soft white curves and a subtle gloss, the Eero is cool enough to sit on your desk or shelf with pride, which see more
Fashion

Is Instagram's Kevin Systrom the Most Stylish Tech CEO?

Ok one last one... Life achievement unlocked. @karllagerfeld #parisfashionweek 🇫🇷 A photo posted by Kevin Systrom (@kevin) on Mar 3, 2015 at 3:13pm PST Kevin Systrom might just be the most fashionable geek around. After all, Systrom is a cofounder and CEO of the fashion industry's favorite social-media medium Instagram. And while the Silicon Valley heavyweight never really conformed to the slacker look of other tech entrepreneurs (ahem, Mark), imagine our surprise at seeing Systrom cozying up to fashion's most elite habitués—all unveiled via his Instagram feed, of course. Why, there he is with Karl Lagerfeld and Louis Vuitton's see more
Books

This Instagram Account Shows What NYC Subway Riders Are Reading

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert. Rachael: "My boyfriend recommended this book to me and even though it was published in 1857, it's definitely relatable to a modern person. The language is still understandable and beautiful and eloquent. It's a really nice read. But I hope I'm not like Madame Bovary. She's never happy with the best things around her." @rachaelleenelson #thankful #thanksgiving #newyork #nyc #bookreview #subwaybookreview #book #gustaveflaubert #madamebovary #realist #novel #love #reading #subway #bookloversunite #author #fall #readinglist #list #bookclub #readingisawesome #bookworm #instagood #igers #style #follow #instabook #iphoneonly #vsco A photo posted by Subway Book Review (@subwaybookreview) on Nov see more
Tech

Wolfpack: Like Tinder, But For Straight Dudes Looking for Friends

If you're just a normal alpha, looking for others to bro down with, you might want to take a look at Wolfpack, a social networking app to help guys make male friends "while removing any and all social awkwardness." A sort of platonic Grouper, the app helps you rediscover old buds, or make new ones based on shared interests (from the company websites, interests include 'poker,' 'burgers,' and 'basketball'). From there, you can start hanging together like any other, normal friends that weren't spliced together in an iPhone test tube. Check out the YouTube commercial below. We get it. see more
Design

7 Sexy, Brilliant, and Completely Insane Designs for London's Newest Bridge

Looks like London might be getting another Instagrammable landmark. The Borough of Wandsworth (located in the southwest of the city) has invited designers to submit renderings for a new pedestrian bridge over the River Thames that will connect the districts of Nine Elms and Pimlico. Now, more than 70 designs have been unveiled for the $61 million project, ranging from edgy and starkly geometric to cool and minimal to even downright eccentric. Before the finalists are narrowed down next month, take a look below at some of our favorites. see more
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