New York City has an illustrious history of chess, and Imad Khachan is the proprietor of Chess Forum, the last chess shop in town. An immigrant with no family, Imad is "the father of everyone," in his own words. This intimate look inside Chess Forum shows the importance of community in a world where face-to-face gatherings are becoming far too infrequent.
There are a lot of rumors and half-truths surrounding space and what it's really like to be out there. Chris Hadfield was the first Canadian to walk in space and has been there three times, making him a bit of an expert on the subject. Chris refutes some of the biggest myths surrounding living above the atmosphere and even confirms a few in this question-and-answer session with WIRED.
Built to track two time zones at once, a GMT is a must-have for watch aficionados that travel. This example from Bamford stands out, featuring a black dial with a 3 O'Clock date window, icy blue indices, and a matte black case. The dark case and dial contrast beautifully with the blue markers for top-notch visibility that give this GMT an almost futuristic vibe. The watch is powered by a self-winding Sellita GMT movement that uses a central hand and a rotating inner bezel to track a second timezone that is operated using an independent crown. Perfect for jet setters as well as collectors with a keen fashion sense, the timepiece is protected by sapphire crystal glass and finished with a matte black stainless steel bracelet to match the case.
Case Diameter: 40mm / Water Resistance: 100m / Glass: Sapphire Crystal / Lug Width: 20mm / Movement: Sellita SW330-1 / Power Reserve: up to 42 hours / Jewels: 25
Built with top quality components and thoughtful construction, you can't go wrong with a made to measure gray or blue suit from Indochino's Premium Collection. All their suit jackets are half canvassed, with fully fused fronts, for greater versatility and excellent shape for your body. Each jacket also features fully canvassed lapels, bullhorn buttons, lightweight shoulder pads, and high-quality collar felts. Just choose your fabric, customize your suit, and submit your measurements. The result is an investment-quality suit that's far more attainable than bespoke options and fits better than off-the-rack options. You can wear them year-round, and you get the most bang for your buck as sales are already running. And right now, you can get the lowest prices of the year on Indochino's made to measure suits, starting at just $289.
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Director Edgar Wright has been making some of the sharpest comedy films for over 15 years. With 2004's Shaun of the Dead up to Scott Pilgrim Saves the World, Wright has made the snap-zoom, whip-pan, sight gags, and match cut a part of his directorial vocabulary. TIFF takes a look at what makes an Edgar Wright film an Edgar Wright film in this supercut.
The season two premiere of Westworld introduced a new host to the show's world — the drone host. Their faceless, skinless design is exceedingly creepy, which is exactly what the creators were going for. Take a look behind the scenes at how the drone hosts were created, and how the actors inside the suits brought them to artificial life.
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When it comes to taste, pour over is easily the brewing method of choice but the time and precision it requires often drives home coffee drinkers away. Enter the Ratio Six. With the ability to bloom and brew, the coffee maker has the ability to replicate the pour over process with the push of a button. It heats the water through a die-cast aluminum element to the ideal temperature and precisely monitors the water flow through a stainless steel shower head, ensuring the perfect cup of coffee every time. With its sleek form and matte black or stainless steel finish, you won't mind having it hand out on your kitchen counter.
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Michael C. Hall is taking the law into his own hands once again in a new series for Netflix. After his daughter goes missing, the Dexter star begins to search for her and uncovers the dark secrets of the people living in his gated community in the process. The show will begin streaming May 10, 2018.
A spinning black hole could provide enough energy to power civilization for trillions of years — and create the biggest bomb known to the universe. Using the rotation of a black hole to supercharge electromagnetic waves could create massive amounts of energy or equally massive amounts of destruction. Kurzgesagt explains what it would take to harness a black hole and the potential risks of the process.