Just as car manufacturers collaborate with “tuners” to convert factory models into custom masterpieces, so, too, did Tag Heuer with the UK-based watch customizing firm of Bamford Watch Division (BWD). The heart of this creation is the Tag Heuer Aquaracer Classic Dive Watch. Dive watches are popular even for those whose aquatic adventures are limited to the shower because they can shrug off conditions that would destroy less-sturdy timepieces. BWD utilizes a 43mm sandblasted titanium case with a matching titanium unidirectional bezel and 3-link bracelet. The black dial utilizes a black base featuring concentric grooves. The hour and minute hands are white, with a high visibility orange border. The second hand also features orange LumiNova accents, alternating with white for an eye-catching effect. Underneath all this is an ultra-reliable mechanical movement regulated to chronometer standards to make sure you arrive on time. Limited to 1,500 pieces, the Bamford Limited Edition Aquaracer is a worthy addition to any collection, with the added benefit of being a great daily-wearer timepiece;
Some of the most unforgettable experiences for Rodrigo Vianna, MD, PhD, are when he comes across a patient who is now an adult and he performed a transplant on them as a baby. Seeing them older, living healthy lives, doing the things they love, is an ongoing inspiration.
The Chihuahua breed’s origins are steeped in mystery. It’s widely believed that they are direct descendants of the Techichi — a small dog of Chinese ancestry that dates back to Mayan times. It’s possible that explorers bred the Techichi with a small hairless dog, and the Chihuahua was the result.