Video: Preview Of The Audi Urban E-bike


Audi has debuted an e-bike, complete with a smartphone-controlled immobilizer “bike lock” and a Segway-inspired “wheelie mode”. The Audi e-bike Wörthersee concept debuted on May 11 in Germany. The concept blurs the line between a “pedelec” – a bike that supplements the rider’s own pedal power with an electrically-assisted “tail wind” – and a true e-bike, where the bike supplies all the power via an integrated electric motor.
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Chris Brown Helps Create A Limited Edition Collectible Toy Series


Working in tandem with sculpture manufacturers Garageworks Industries and vinyl toy production house Made by Monsters, Brown and English’s new venture is an offshoot of the singer’s blog/lifestyle site that also houses his own street art and that of other budding artists. Among Dum English’s inaugural offerings: A toy necklace chain ($75) and a 10”vinyl figure ($140), both from Made by Monsters, and a four-foot life-size fiberglass sculpture ($20,000) by Garageworks Industries.
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Louis Vuitton's Custom Tea Trunk


Tea and tea drinking play an important role in the daily life of Taiwanese people; it is also a valuable tradition that is passed on from generation to generation. To pay respect to this unique local culture, 3 pieces of tea trunks in Epi rainbow colors (red, green, and orange) are specially created and designed by Patrick – Louis Vuitton in Asnieres, Paris. The tea trunks contain a customized Chinese tea set designed by Hsiao Fan Pottery Art. During the opening of the Louis Vuitton Taipei 101 Maison, an antique tea trunk from the museum archives in Asnieres is also on display showing timeless creativity.
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Jay-Z to Curate and Star in Two-Day Music Festival in Philadelphia


Jay-Z to Curate and

Star in Two-Day Music Festival in Philadelphia

On Monday, it is expected to be announced that Jay-Z will be the curator of and headlining performer at the first Budweiser Made in America music festival, a two-day event that will bring as many as 28 musical acts to Fairmount Park in Philadelphia on Sept. 1 and Sept. 2.

Tickets for the festival, which will give an unspecified portion of its proceeds to local non-profits via the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, will go on sale at and on May 23.