You're an adult now, and toys just don't do it anymore. You need something bigger, something better, something that will be the envy of your friends and neighbors. That's the J-Deite RIDE. The world's first life-size Transformer, the RIDE goes from steerable to car to a 14-foot-tall walking robot. Your childhood dream is finally here.
After moving to the United States from Taiwan, Chi-Tien Lui used his background in electronics to open his own shop in Manhattan in 1969. Artist, directors, and musicians flocked to his shop to test out the latest video equipment. Today, Lui uses his decade of knowledge to maintain and repair this vintage machinery to help preserve priceless art for museums like the Smithsonian and MoMA.
For Issue 05, we gathered ten of the world's best Barn Finds, ten of the most interesting caviar-and-potato chip pairings, three spectacular places to stay in Italy, and thirty stunning objects of desire.
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Originally launched as a modification shop for Rolex hunting watches — hence the name — Pro Hunter now offers a full range of specialized, sought-after sport watches from the Geneva-based firm. Each timepiece from Pro Hunter starts life as a brand new Rolex with box and papers; no refurbs or restorations here. It is then carefully customized with DLC coatings and other modifications, with inspiration taken from noteworthy vintage Rolex models, but applied towards a goal of superior style, functionality, and exclusivity. Specifically, we're offering Stealth black-hued versions of the GMT-Master II, Daytona, Submariner Date, and Submariner Military. All Pro Hunter Rolex watches are accompanied by a 5 year warranty and exceptional service directly from Pro Hunter.
For fifty years, Sesame Street has been in production at the Astoria Studios in Queens, New York City. The show created children's television and has had a huge impact that spans generations. Business Insider goes backstage with Sesame Street's executive producer Ben Lehmann to find out what it takes to make a season of the show.
Mountain biking takes place in the mountains — but not the snow-covered kind in Saalbach, Austria. The pro biker's latest escapade finds him outrunning the police with huge jumps, rooftop gaps, and an impressive helicopter entrance.
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Constructed with full-grain leather and a lightweight, durable wedge outsole, the Bull Run boot is a classic example of Danner's commitment to quality. Available for men and women, these made in the U.S.A. boots are strong and soft and built to stand up to work environments for years to come and are the perfect gift this holiday season. What you see is a classic work boot, but the unseen details like intricate stitching and leather than has been tested in seven different ways help take the Bull Run to the next level. Even the fit was re-engineered to flow with your foot and allow room for comfort and support that are ready to tackle as many miles as you're ready to put on these iconic boots.
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The changing of administrations after an election is one of the most chaotic times in government. There can be a total change of policy and personnel involving potentially thousands of people — and the race is on as the outgoing administration tries to cement its policy in the face of an incoming one. HBO had unprecedented access to the last year of the Obama administration as they prepared to hand over the reins of government while trying to keep all their work over the last eight years from being undone.