John Lyon

Ulysse Nardin’s new watch has nothing to hide

Ulysse Nardin is putting it all out front in the latest addition to its contemporary-styled (though not as boundary-pushing as the Freak models) Executive collection: the Executive Tourbillon Free Wheel. Instead of being confined to observation through the caseback crystal, certain mechanical elements of the movement like the tourbillon, power reserve, gear train and barrel […]

This Underwater Scooter Lets You Glide Beneath the Waves Like a Manta Ray

Although underwater scooters were first developed during WWII as torpedo-like transports for military personnel, by the late 1960s, they had crossed over into recreational use. Today, it’s not uncommon to find multiple Sea Doo or SeaBob scooters stored in the tender garages of yachts like Amels’ Here Comes the Sun or Princess Yachts’ Anka—standing at the ready to ferry its […]

Beyerdynamic’s Aventho Headphones Can Be Customised to Your Specific Hearing

While no two ears are the same, headphones are usually designed with little regard for that diversity; it’s rare to find any customization to accommodate an individual’s unique sense of hearing. However, the engineers at German audio manufacturer Beyerdynamic know that hearing varies greatly from person to person and even changes with age, which is why they equipped their Aventho […]