Friendly Skies: CNN takes us back to a simpler time, when flying on airplanes was glamorous—especially the stewardesses. [CNN]

Bonsai Tea: Dispelling seven misconceptions about the enigmatic Japanese booze sake. (It’s more like beer than wine.) [Sharp for Men]

To the Bat Closet: On the release of The Dark Night Rises, GQ tracks Batman’s style transformation into the slick bastard he is now. [GQ]

Pirelli-tively Tame: Vanity Fair Italia goes behind the scenes at the infamous Pirelli calendar shoot. Suprisingly not NSFW. [Vanity Fair]

–N.B.

Photo: Izabel Goulart by Fabio Raineri for Muse Magazine