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Inevitably after breaking the world record for a parachute jump from the stratosphere, you come back down to earth with a bump. Eventually the time comes when you need to find yourself a fresh new challenge. Two years on, in the case of extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner, he has decided to race with the Audi race experience team on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife.
July 4th 1914, tensions ran high. Archduke Franz Ferdinand had been assassinated in Sarajevo just a few days earlier. It was to be the catalyst to the greatest war the world has ever known. But on July 4th at what turned out to be the last French Grand Prix before the Great War, at a time when owning a car, let alone having the means to be able to race one was reserved for the wealthy, a relatively unknown German driver, machinist Christian Lautenschlager, entered the race.
Highly regarded independent Swiss watchmaker Christophe Claret has opened a new point of sale in Paris, the first for the brand in France. The new outlet will be open from the end of June 2014.
Not content with being the official timekeepers at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, currently keeping many a football fan up way past bedtime, Hublot celebrates the 76th annual Bol d’Or Mirabaud regatta with an elegant Classic Fusion chrono in titanium and carbon with a hint of deep blue so as to mirror the waters of Lake Geneva. At the same time they are also the official timekeepers of the event.
Further to Ernie’s post on Bremont’s appearance in the new Matthew Vaughn movie Kingsman: The Secret Service, just a little background detail. The film is due to be released in mid-October by 20th Century Fox, and stars Colin Firth, Samuel L Jackson, Michael Caine and emerging actor Taron Egerton.
The new ICON series by British brand Nite Watches veers away from the established Nite Watches design codes and opts for more traditional styling with bold and clear dial markings and a variety of finishes on the two part solid stainless steel case.
Renowned Swiss watchmaker Roger Dubuis, a leader in Fine Watchmaking together with the Emirates Airline Foundation, are coming together in a charity initiative aimed at enhancing the lives of children around the world.
This is the first report from Mission 31 after Fabien Cousteau's first day in the Aquarius. Fabien, the grandson of the legendary Jacques Yves Cousteau, and his team of aquanauts will be participating in the first mission to take place in Aquarius and will concurrently pay tribute to his grandfather’s Conshelf Two mission by expanding the Cousteau legacy by one full day for a total of 31 days.
Fledgling British watch brand Pinion was launched in November 2013 in South Oxfordshire by designer Piers Berry. Pinion's vision is to produce authentically English designed and assembled timepieces that evoke design simplicity, high legibility and hard-wearing robustness.
American photographer Mike Mellia started taking a series of pictures in and around New York following the unexpected death of his father at the age of 62.