Good morning. A man living in the rural town of Cambridgeshire, UK received the first-ever package delivered by an Amazon drone yesterday. The package — about the size of a shoebox, packed with an Amazon Fire Stick and a of bag popcorn — was on a landing pad in his backyard in just 13 minutes. Here’s what’s good in gear: a 1970 Oldsmobile, a cotton/merino hoodie, voice assistant–enabled headphones and much more.
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Basis by Elysium Health
They say age is just a number. But age is also hugely determined by the health of your cells — probably the single most important factor. Elysium Health has tapped the brightest minds in science to make definitive progress in improving long-term cellular health. Helmed by Dr. Leonard Guarente, head of the MIT Science of Aging Lab, Basis is a daily supplement that supports long-term cellular health by increasing levels of NAD+, a coenzyme that’s found in all living cells and declines in quantity as we age. It is clinically tested, and its development has been guided by a panel of world-leading experts in cellular science and chemistry.
At Auction: 1970 Oldsmobile 442 ‘Black Stallion’ Coupe
The Oldsmobile 442 W-30 Coupe may have rolled off the line in 1970, but with its 370 horsepower and a 500 lb-ft of torque, it would give a modern-day muscle car a run for its money. If you didn’t get the chance to pick one up back in the ‘70s, you’re in luck: A perfectly restored example is going up for Auction January 19–22, 2017 at Russo and Steele’s 17th Annual Scottsdale Arizona Auction. – Bryan Campbell, Motoring Writer
Are You Buying the Right Cuts of Steak? Pat LaFrieda Weighs In
A purveyor of some of the finest meat in the country shares his tricks of the trade and his favorite kitchen gear.
Outlier CO/Weight Merino Pullover Hoodie
On the outside, it’s a thick and cozy cotton sweatshirt just like the kind you’ve been wearing forever. On the inside, it’s lined with merino wool, which means superior softness, warmth and breathability. A perfectly subtle tweak of a sacred style essential.
Under Armour Gemini 3, Europa and Velociti Running Shoes
Under Armour’s new line of fitness-tracking shoes will tell you how tired your legs are, before you start running.
On Vocal Headphones
Virtual assistants have staged a coup in the gadgetry world. Smartphones, televisions, cars, computers — hell, even kitchen appliances — are all possessed and controlled by smooth-talking feminine voices. On Vocal’s headphones are among the first headphones with full virtual assistant integration, able to carry out voice commands from Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant.
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