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Porsche Invests $200M on its Weissach R&D Center

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Porsche Invests $200M on its Weissach R&D Center

Porsche AG, the Germany based sports car manufacturer, officially opened three new buildings at its Weissach development center, marking the conclusion of the largest investment project in the center’s history. Over $200 million were invested in a new design studio with concept car construction facility, a new aero-acoustic wind tunnel and the Electronics Integration Center [...]

BMW Breaks 1 Million Mark in First Six Months of Year

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BMW Breaks 1 Million Mark in First Six Months of Year

The BMW Group sold more than a million vehicles in the first half of 2014, more than ever before in the first six months of the year, the company said today, July 8. A total of 1,020,211 vehicles were delivered to customers worldwide, an increase of 6.9% over the same period last year (954,501). According [...]

Stripping Putin Impersonator Accepts Webby Award for LGBTQ Rights

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Stripping Putin Impersonator Accepts Webby Award for LGBTQ Rights

Leading advertising agency M&C Saatchi NY hired a Vladimir Putin impersonator to strip down to rainbow skivvies and accept the People’s Voice Award for Social Urban & City Innovation for #VirtualPride at the 18th Annual Webby Awards. It was announced Tuesday, May 20. The Putin impersonator entered the stage in a tear-away suit, revealing a [...]

Land Rover’s Discovery Vision for Virgin Galactic

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Land Rover’s Discovery Vision for Virgin Galactic

British brand Land Rover has revealed a long-term global partnership with Richard Branson’s commercial spaceline, Virgin Galactic. The partnership was announced against the backdrop of SpaceShipTwo, claimed to be the world’s first commercial passenger carrying spacecraft, together with Land Rover’s new Discovery Vision Concept vehicle. The partnership will see Land Rover vehicles become part of [...]

Crystal Adventure for HBO’s TV Series Game of Thrones

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Crystal Adventure for HBO’s TV Series Game of Thrones

While fans immerse themselves in the fourth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones television series, Crystal Cruises is unveiling a new Thrones-focused Crystal Adventure in the show’s key filming location, Northern Ireland. Crystal guests will explore several production locations near Belfast, where they will step into mythical medieval life, shooting arrows, taking photographs with show [...]

Scotland Run: 9,500 Runners, 95,000 Kilometers, 125,400,000 Steps

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Scotland Run: 9,500 Runners, 95,000 Kilometers, 125,400,000 Steps

A total of 9,500 runners covered 95,000 kilometers in 125,400,000 steps as they took on the 11th Annual Scotland Run in New York’s Central Park on Saturday morning. The Scotland Run, which is part of the 2014 Scotland Week festivities, saw a sea of tartan take over the heart of Manhattan as runners donned kilts, [...]

Russia Reacts with Sanctions against the West [VIDEO]

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Russia Reacts with Sanctions against the West [VIDEO]

In a step, which is considered only a retaliation to the Western stand against Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region, Russia has decided to impose similar sanctions against the West. The U.S. and European Union (EU) has punished Russia by imposing visa bans – among other measures – on Russian officials and those close to [...]

Russian Crimean Annexation: Impact on Ukraine’s Holocaust Survivors

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Russian Crimean Annexation: Impact on Ukraine’s Holocaust Survivors

Zane Buzby, co-founder and principal director of the U.S.-based Survivor Mitzvah Project (“SMP”) today issued the following statement regarding the upheaval in Ukraine and its impact on Ukrainian survivors of the Holocaust that receive critical daily life support from SMP. “SMP has been closely following the developments unfolding in Ukraine for the last several months, [...]

Jonathan Gabb Wins Saatchi Art Competition

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Jonathan Gabb Wins Saatchi Art Competition

World’s leading online art gallery Saatchi Art today announced Jonathan Gabb as the winner of its “In Glorious Colour” Showdown competition, presented in partnership with the Saatchi Gallery and Winsor & Newton. The prize, which attracted 6,440 entries in a period of just 12 days, is believed to be the most highly-submitted art prize in [...]

Dating Site Brings Russian Sex Appeal to Gumball Rally

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Dating Site Brings Russian Sex Appeal to Gumball Rally

This year, leading international dating site AnastasiaDate.com will pay homage to the classic film The Cannonball Run by sponsoring one of the most desirable cars to hit the road – the Lamborghini Gallardo – in this year’s Gumball 3000 Rally. The genesis of AnastasiaDate’s participation in this year’s Gumball 3000 was designed to be a [...]

TripAdvisor to Help Travelers Plan Greener Trips

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TripAdvisor to Help Travelers Plan Greener Trips

Leading travel site TripAdvisor today announced plans to extend its TripAdvisor GreenLeaders program into Canada and Europe for the first time, following its introduction in the U.S. The program is developed in consultation with the United Nations Environment Programme, the U.S. Green Building Council, Energy Star, and the International Center for Responsible Tourism Canada. It [...]

Hyatt Hosts Exhibition for Emerging Artists from Saatchi Art

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Hyatt Hosts Exhibition for Emerging Artists from Saatchi Art

On 27 March 2014, Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill launches ‘Spring Fever,’ a new exhibition of emerging artists from Saatchi Art. It will be unveiled alongside the newly designed Saatchi Suite in collaboration with Republic of Fritz Hansen. The exhibition further cements Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill’s ongoing support for up-and-coming artists, and [...]

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