John Lyon

Rolls-Royce Is Building the Fastest Electric Plane Ever

We’ve known for some time now that Rolls-Royce (the one that builds aeroplane engines, not luxury cars) has been working diligently on developing electric propulsion systems that it hopes will power a new generation of emissions-free planes freed from the expense of costly fuel. The company has partnered with Airbus and Siemens to develop the E-Fan X […]

This £12,000 TV’s Greatest Feat Is Disappearing Before Your Eyes

A giant, 60-plus-inch TV screen is great when you’re streaming the latest explosion-riddled The Fast and the Furious flick, but when it’s not in use, that window into adventure becomes an aesthetic black hole on your wall – a glossy jet-black mirror marked by perhaps only a fingerprint or two. Samsung’s latest addition to its television line-up is revolutionary […]

A sailing yacht built for speed bears down on Düsseldorf

At the upcoming Boot Düsseldorf show (from January 19 to 27)—one of the major international events on the yachting calendar—Nautor’s Swan will hold the world debut of its newest sailing yacht, the Swan 65. You may recall the design from last year’s Boot show, where Nautor’s Swan displayed a full-scale mock-up of the 65, allowing perspective buyers the opportunity […]

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