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Orbital ATK rocket booster. Image credit: Orbital ATK.

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Col. Scott McLaughlin, 446th Airlift Wing commander, briefs Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James along with Capt. Naomi Warner and Senior Airman Dennis Moos of the 446th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron during her visit to Joint Base Lewis-McChord April 26, 2016. Photo credit: 446th Airlift Wing

Science, design, and culture NewsFusion for June 2016


Distillery Design Marries Old with New

The distillery and visitor center of Southern Tyrol's Puni Whiskey is getting as much attention as it's award-winning spirits, which are actually the first single malt whiskeys made in Italy. Inspired by the windows in stone barns in the area, architect Werner Tscholl, created a structure for the distillery that honored the traditional local architecture yet kept Puni squarely in the modern aesthetic.

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Pretty and Pacified in Baker Miller Pink

This pink hoodie can calm you down and even save your life. It's true.

Combining the science of color and physiology with wearable technology the creators of the Vollebak Baker Miller Pink hoodie have designed a garment that can help elite athletes and explorers not only stay at their best mental state. The hoodie may indeed keep you warm but it will also chill you out. Best of all, its not just 'pretty in pink', the jacket is insulated, water repellent, and wind resistant so serves as a great high-performance mid layer as well.

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Mercury transit, May 2016.
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See Spectrum | Faena Hotel Miami

Reception lounge at Faena Hotel Miami. Image credit:

It has been a while since we added to our See Spectrum Collection, but the lounge at the Faena Hotel Miami was too good to pass up. The hotel was designed by Argentinean hotelier Alan Faena and it brings his "Creating Utopias" perspective straight to Miami Beach.

Westin's Element Hotels | Essentials of Balanced Travel

Element Times Square

Starwood's Westin chain has created a new division of hotels called Element that focuses on balanced travel. The hotels include amenities that range from daylight-flooded rooms and healthy meals on the go to bikes and wine receptions. A clear sign that the future of business and other travel is poised to become more uplifting than exhausting.