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St Pete Residence | Halflants + Pichette

The house is located on the shores of Tampa Bay. On the bay side, the roof extends 30 feet beyond the conditioned enclosure. The roof is held on one …

Design

Earthquake-Resistant Coffee House in Shizuoka, Japan

Japan’s infrastructure is built with earthquakes in mind, and the Coeda House, a cafe in Shizuoka, Japan, is one example. Instead of columns, …

Brazil

ASUS can turn three screens into one seamless gaming display

The most interesting accessory ASUS brought to CES this year isn't high-tech at all. In fact, it doesn't even require power or software to operate. The ROG Bezel-free Kit is for gaming fans with multi-screen set-ups, and it promises to eliminate the gaps where those monitors meet, essentially …

See Images of International Borders Taken From Space

North Korea<p>North Korea appears almost fully blacked out in this night image of the Korean Peninsula taken by the Expedition 38 crew aboard the ISS in …

65 inches. 4K. 120Hz. Nvidia’s BFGD is all the monitor you will ever need

Nvidia tossed out a few morsels of what’s to come from the company in 2018 during its press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas …

Ghost Recon Wildlands

Big Cabin Little Cabin

The award-winning Big Cabin | Little Cabin is a project by RDG Architecture studio, a beautiful design that centers around dual structures, both …

27 fascinating maps that show how Americans speak English differently across the US

In a country as vast as the United States, you're hardly ever going to find a consensus on how to say something.<p>Do you drink soda, or do you call it pop? Do you wear sneakers, or tennis shoes? The answers vary depending on where you ask the question.<p>Linguists Bert Vaux and Scott Golder surveyed …

Language

2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 / GLC43 Coupe

These near-identical SUV twins deliver serious fun with few compromises.<p>Overall Rating:<p>In recent years, Mercedes-Benz’s AMG performance group has been AMG-ifying everything from the mother ship it could get its hands on—and creating a few vehicles of its own from scratch. The AMG badge currently …

Mercedes-Benz

The Infamous 'Trolls Royce' Is Being Sold

Whether you think Corbin Goodwin is a genius or a moron, it is easy to understand why his creations get so much attention from the car world.<p>Bring A …

2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Teased in New Video

All-new SUV makes world debut in Detroit on January 15<p>The new 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class makes its world debut this month at the 2018 Detroit auto show. More than 300,000 Geländewagens have been sold since the iconic vehicle made its original debut back in 1979. The boxy SUV has remained roughly …

We drove the $136,000 Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon and finally understand why it's an automotive legend

As an auto journalist, I drive more than 70 cars a year. But there are few vehicles I've been more excited to experience than the Mercedes-Benz Gelandewagen — or as it's more commonly known, the G-Wagon.<p>Technically, Mercedes-Benz retired the G-Wagon moniker in favor of the G-Class designation in …

Mercedes-Benz

Will Audi Offer a New Coupe to Rival the BMW 8 Series?

Design boss talks about the possibility of a new two-door<p>The Audi Prologue concept turned heads when it debuted at the L.A. auto show in 2014, and even more when we took it for a spin on the roads around Beverly Hills. Given that Audi’s design boss would like to add a two-door coupe to the lineup, …

Watch Koenigsegg Put a $1.9 Million Regera Through Brutal Crash Tests

Koenigsegg, the Swedish company known for its hypercars, is going to produce just 80 editions of the Regera—a super-fast hybrid sportscar that starts …

Russian submarines are prowling around vital undersea cables. It’s making NATO nervous.

BRUSSELS — Russian submarines have dramatically stepped up activity around undersea data cables in the North Atlantic, part of a more aggressive naval posture that has driven NATO to revive a Cold War-era command, according to senior military officials.<p>The apparent Russian focus on the cables, …

Russia

Volvo Polestar 1 concept Photo Gallery

Auto Racing

9 countries that are relatively easy for Americans to move to

When it's time to leave the country for a spell — half a year, maybe, or for the rest of your life, who knows? — your very bones tell you. Your feet twitch. You fidget. You start absentmindedly petting any globes you come across. That urge to pick up and go is a powerful sensation. Then your brain …

Immigration

I was a butler and estate manager for billionaires — here are 7 surprising insights I learned from the inside

More often than not when conjuring an image of a butler, people think of Alfred from Batman, or Carson from Downton Abbey — grey-haired, British, and well-mannered. That's not really the case.<p>In the summer of 2005, I was in my early 20s working my way up the Wall Street corporate ladder, having …

Downton Abbey

2017 Mercedes-AMG GLE43 / GLE43 Coupe

Two spicy flavors of the stalwart crossover from AMG.<p>Overall Rating:<p>The mid-size Mercedes-AMG GLE43 SUV and its fastback-coupe counterpart exist in the heart of the brand’s utility-vehicle lineup. Lightly massaged by Mercedes’ AMG performance sub-brand versus the standard GLE-class models, they …

Porsche

Liquid Pavillion / depA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The pavilion uses both the Museum building and the Serralves Park as its raw material, each one in a …

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo Photo Gallery

Porsche

Updated Alfa Romeo 4C Arrives in 2019

No manual option for future Alfas, Maseratis<p>The Alfa Romeo 4C will get a significant refresh for 2019, according to a new report from <i>Autocar</i>. The carbon fiber-intensive sports car will receive revised suspension and steering, and might even get a new engine. But sadly, no manual transmission is in …

2019 McLaren Senna Photo Gallery

Motor Racing

Destiny 2 Curse Of Osiris: How To Unlock New Vex Weapons, The Forge, And Lost Prophecies

One of the key post-campaign activities for Destiny 2 players to check out after finishing the new Curse of Osiris DLC expansion's campaign are Lost Prophecies. Completing these reward you with unique new, Vex-style weapons, but you don't immediately gain access to any of this. Here's how to unlock …

Xbox Games With Gold gave out $1,029 worth of games in 2017. Were they any good?

Looking back on the quantity, and the quality, of a key benefit to Xbox Live Gold subscribers<p>Last week, Xbox Live announced its schedule of Games With Gold for December, bringing to 48 the number of free games it offered in 2016. Were they any good? What would they cost otherwise? In short, what do …

Is the Xbox One X worth it without a 4K TV?

And where are the games?<p>In each episode of Quality Control, a Polygon editor talks to a critic after they review a new game, movie or piece of gear and allows them to add a little bit of extra context and insight. Why did they feel the way they did? What do they wish they had been able to discuss …

Lamborghini Urus Shows off Lights in New Teaser

SUV will drop December 4<p>We’re just days away from the reveal of the Urus, and Lamborghini is kicking its slow tease into overdrive. Until now, we have only seen camouflaged versions of the new model, but now the automaker is showing off specific details of the exterior in a new video.<p>Most notably, …

Hot, New Cars at the LA Auto Show: Pictures

Sports Cars

Watch the Hennessey Exorcist Camaro ZL1 Unleash its 1,000 HP

New video shows off the Exorcist's capabilities<p>Chevrolet just debuted its most powerful Corvette ever, but that sports car has nothing on a special tuner Camaro in terms of power. The Hennessey Exorcist, based on the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, hits the track in a new video.<p>John Heinricy, multiple SCCA …

2019 Aston Martin Vantage prototype Photo Gallery

Sports Cars

Battlefront 2's Loot Boxes And Gambling: Exploring The Secret Psychology Behind It All

Despite the influx of great games hitting recently, most of the conversation has been dominated by Star Wars Battlefront II's microtransactions and the debate on whether Loot Boxes should fall into the same category as gambling. And it's reached further than just internet chatter: the Belgium …