From her early days as a motorcyclist to her work as an architect, the life of Elspeth Beard has been nothing short of inspiring. Her first feat started in 1982 when she took her BMW R60/6 motorbike on a two-year ride across the globe. The trip put her in a category of her own, making her the first Englishwoman to travel across the world on a motorcycle. Not missing a beat, Beard got to work restoring an abandoned water tower, picking up several architectural awards and cementing herself as one of the coolest people on the planet.
It isn't the first Rubik's cube solve by a robot, but it is the fastest. Ben Katz and some pals at MITERS created an electric motor-driven robot that reads, computes and solves a Rubik's cube in less than half a second, beating the old record by nearly half.
Some things never go out of style. Timex and Peanuts comics are two prime examples. The iconic pair team up with help from Todd Snyder for this timepiece which places Snoopy "On The Move" at the center of the dial. The watch has a 34mm stainless steel case, quartz movement, domed acrylic crystal, and a black leather strap and is available just in time for the holidays and reruns of A Charlie Brown Christmas.
Presented by Timex.
All candles don't have to smell like pumpkin spice. You can instead fill your home with warm, earthy scents of Leather and Cannabis. Handmade in Brooklyn, Malin+Goetz Candles infuse their natural wax blends with a unique mix of notes like oakmoss, cedarwood, and fresh lemon to create a collection of artisanal scents. Their cotton wicks slowly burn through the wax, giving off up to 60 hours of fragrance. Each one is poured into a sleek container that can be reused for a rocks glass after the candle is gone.
9oz / 260g
Jon Copley and the BBC team behind Blue Planet did something that's never been done before: Diving over 1000 meters below the waves in Antarctica. In the frigid black water, Copley and his team found a place bursting with life, from tiny krill to the Antarctica sun seastar.
Although it might sound like a dream, living on coffee alone is not so wise. There are some positives like reducing the risk of Type 2 diabetes and some cancers, but that's just with regular consumption. Like two or three cups a day. Going on an all-coffee diet leads to excess amounts of caffeine and causes headaches, nausea, restlessness and muscle spasms. Overdosing on it can even lead to more series problems like comas, trouble breathing, and cardiac arrest. So go ahead, enjoy your espressos and americanos. Just remember to keep it in moderation.