Scientists invent $200 Cancer-Detecting gizmo that’s 96% accurate

This is fantastic news! A team of scientists at Harvard University and MIT have created a $200 scanner gizmo that can detect cancer in one hour. How life-changing is that? The hand-held scanner “uses antibodies and magnetic particles to seek out and flag cancer in cells, which are extracted with a needle, rather than large amounts of surgically removed tissue.” Diagnostic results can then be processed on a smartphone like the iPhone through an app…

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Ralph Lauren to exhibit car collection

After showing us his garage, Ralph Lauren will be taking his car collection on the road – to France to be specific. Luxist reports that he’ll be taking 60 cars from his collection to show them off in Paris this spring. Take a leap to see a couple that might make the trip across the pond. Via: Selectism

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Mock-up shows just how thin the iPad 2 will be

As the world eagerly awaits for Apple to unveil the iPad 2 on March 2, what appears to be an eerily detailed mock-up is making the rounds. From what we can tell, the design corroborates with what we’ve already heard before. Matching the rumors of yore, this iPad 2 mock-up was supposedly engineered by a Chinese case manufacturer to Apple’s exact specs. Aside from being ridiculously thin (the iPad 2 looks to be about half…

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London Tweed Run 2011

London Tweed Run 2011

Ladies, Gentlemen, The third annual 2011 London Tweed Run will be held on 9 April, from 11:00 am. This friendly 10 mile jaunt around the Capital will take in London’s famous sites –– including St Paul’s, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Savile Row –– with a stop for a spot of tea, and ending with a bit of a knees-up out Shoreditch way. Registration opens at noon on Saturday 26 February 2011. Be sure to be…

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“Mark Seliger: Listen” at Steven Kasher Gallery

“Mark Seliger: Listen” at Steven Kasher Gallery

One week remains to check out Mark Seliger: Listen at Steven Kasher Gallery. Best known for his portraits, Seliger includes some landscapes here, but the winning photographs are of people – nudes and tattooed faces. Mark Seliger: Listen is in a sense a memento mori, a tribute to his late father. It follows in the tradition of photographers and painters such as Weston, Stieglitz, and Cézanne who, at a certain age, focus on elegiac studies…

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Elbow Patch Pride

Elbow Patch Pride

Another day, another Tumblr with the power to be a gigantic time-suck if you’re not careful. Today’s culprit? Die, Workwear! A photo blog devoted to the good life. Think dressed up gents, pieces from brands like Drakes, Ovadia & Sons and Hackett—which happens to be the maker of the jackets above, all sporting contrasting elbow patches. There are even a handful of cleverly written posts to go along with the abundance of photos. It’s dapper…

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Bentley’s 2012 Flying Spur Series 51 Is All About Choice

Opulence and effortless speed are lovely, but the real charm of owning a fine motorcar is its supreme exclusivity. And yet, in some neighborhoods, even the most extraordinary vehicles can start to seem, well, common. That conundrum provided the motivation for Bentley’s Series 51 package. Already available on the Continental GT and Continental GT Speed coupés, the package—“Series 51” refers to the September 1951 creation of Bentley’s Styling Department—brings an extraordinary degree of personalization to…

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Dunhill Black Diamond Classic

Set for release near the end the year, Dunhill’s Black Diamond is a glistening version of their Classic watch with a dial that’s bathed in crushed Black Diamonds. And its not just a glamorous fashion watch that wears the Dunhill label. The watch houses a Jaeger-LeCoultre automatic movement. Via: Acquiremag.com

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“Black Wall Street”

“Black Wall Street”

Burning of Greenwood, Oklahoma – The Black Wall Street by Samuel Black After the civil war many African-Americans settled in Oklahoma because of employment opportunities from the oil fields. Around 1908 the community of Greenwood in Tulsa, Oklahoma was established. The Daily Tulsa Star was an African-American owned newspaper. Businesses owned by African-Americans flourished. Their communities were the best. Their schools were excellent. Greenwood was coined the Black Wall Street. However, because of jealousy, deceit,…

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Lessons in Manliness from the Egyptian Revolution

Lessons in Manliness from the Egyptian Revolution

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Yasser El Hadari, an AoM reader from Egypt. If you’ve been watching the news, I’m sure you know that the Egyptian people have rocked the Middle East in their effort for self-rule and democracy. As I sit typing this, the newly appointed Vice President issued a statement of Hosni Mubarak’s resignation and his appointment of the Armed Forces Supreme Council to take power. It is the dawn…

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