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Unexpected issues force drone maker DJI to roll back ‘White House’ update

DJI Phantom 2 drones are once again free to fly over restricted areas — at least temporarily. The Chinese drone maker has been forced to roll back its latest firmware update — also known as the “White House patch” — after reports that the update caused “unanticipated flight behavior.”

The patch was quickly shipped out following a high-profile incident that saw one of the company’s drones crash land on the White House grounds in Washington D.C. The accident led to renewed demands for comprehensive new FAA regulation over amateur drone flight. DJI did its part by releasing new firmware that used geofencing to block its Phantom 2 drones from flying over restricted areas like sensitive spots in D.C. The update included an expansion of an…

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Wright & Company’s The House Manhattan: Replacing one portion of vermouth with Cynar for an herbaceous twist

Wright & Company's The House Manhattan

While a well-made Manhattan cocktail needs no modification, we’ve had our fair share of inspired spin-offs that provide a modern edge and an altogether pleasant diversion. On a recent trip to Detroit, we swung by Dave Kwiatkowski’s Wright & Company……

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Our favorite drone crash-landed at the White House

Last week a drone flew on the floor of Congress as lawmakers debate how to safely integrate this new breed of aircraft into the US skies. Last night, a drone crash-landed on the White House lawn, sending the Secret Service scrambling to assess the threat. It’s safe to assume this isn’t the industry’s idea of lobbying the FAA.

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Interview: David Chipperfield: We speak with the celebrated architect and new Driade artistic director about fostering the iconic Italian design house

Interview: David Chipperfield

Sir David Chipperfield is decidedly one of the most globally recognized personalities in architecture and design. His award-winning work has been recognized many times over for its simplicity and clarity of vision, and recently, he was appointed……

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Valley Cruise Press: This independent publishing house features alternative illustrators and cheeky pins

Valley Cruise Press

Valley Cruise Press is basically a giant middle finger to the tired claim that print is dead. With a sharp eye for exceptional illustration stemming from their own strong talent, Valley Cruise founders Ted Feighan and Ally Quandt have created an……

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Amazing Cliff House Hangs Over a Cliff’s Edge in Australia

Australian architecture specialists Modscape Concept has designed an exciting five story home that clings to a cliff’s edge. This amazing architecture will be attached to the side of a cliff above beautiful ocean in Australia. Large panoramic windows provide breath taking views of the coastal land. The Parking and garage is located on the roof of the modular cliff house. Although still a concept, Cliff House could provide efficient and innovative housing in rocky areas deemed unlivable….
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Makers Mondays: Earthy Furnishings: Four copper and wooden decor that help make a house (or apartment) a home

Makers Mondays: Earthy Furnishings


As part of our ongoing support of Detroit-based manufacturer Shinola’s Makers Monday initiative (which encourages purchasing American-made products to help create and keep jobs in the United States) we have picked some stunning products…

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House of Colunga Jewelry: Chicago-based Stephany Colunga mixes found materials and homegrown bismuth to create bewitching, one-of-a-kind pieces

House of Colunga Jewelry


Somewhere between mysticism and extraterrestrial fashion, Stephany Colunga built the eponymous House of Colunga, from which she produces her bewitching and surprisingly earthly jewelry line. Founded in Chicago in the spring of 2014, Colunga specializes in…

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East London’s White Lyan Cocktail Bar: Few brands are found in this venue that creates their own house spirits

East London's White Lyan Cocktail Bar


London’s appreciation of a good cocktail can easily be traced back to 1891, but right now the craft resurgence is at a new high point: solid offerings continue to pop up across the metropolitan with an array of well-made classic and neo-classic…

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CHV: Kawasaki Building The Wheel: Wheels big and small made in house, thousands at a time

CHV: Kawasaki Building The Wheel


In our fourth and final piece from our visit with Kawasaki in Lincoln, NE we went to a smaller corner of their enormous plant. While probably the least glamorous of their products, their wheels may be the…

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