Two days and one night nonstop through the mountains, woodlands and desert – and no rules: The Speed Project is one of the toughest long-distance runs in the world. In the relay marathon from Los Angeles to Las Vegas runners are tested to the limit time and again, but it also gives them the adrenaline rush of their life.
When Eike Schmidt took on the directorship of the Uffizi in Florence at the end of 2015, the world-famous museum didn’t even have a website. The first non-Italian to be appointed to the post has since catapulted the Uffizi from the 19th into the 21st century. How did he do it? We visit an indefatigable art historian.