Derek Holcomb

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2013 Honda Accord Sport Long-Term Update 1

After a few months with the Accord Sport, I’ve compiled a healthy list of pros and, alas, a few cons. But let’s start with the good news: Thus far, I’m getting an impressive 29.2 mpg, just above the EPA combined rating of 29 mpg. Even better, I can usually go roughly 500 miles on a tank, and that’s …

BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe video presentation part 2

2015 Hyundai Genesis Super Bowl Ad: Will It Actually Sell Cars? – Feature

Generally speaking, I like Hyundai’s commercials. They’re mildly entertaining, often communicate meaningful selling points, and Jeff Bridges makes everything sound both hip and safe at the same time. Importantly, they invariably make the cars look great, especially the paint. It’s amazing to me how …

Maserati's Surprise Attack on the Super Bowl

From Audi's "Doberhuahua" spot to Toyota's Muppets/Terry Crews musical bit, there were few surprises when it came to the copiously pre-hyped car commercials nestled within Super Bowl XLVIII.<p>And then there was Maserati.<p>Discreetly saved up for the occasion, Maserati's first-ever TV ad seemed to take …

Astra OPC Extreme to be fastest Opel ever

A racecar for the road. Usually that statement is nothing more than marketing, but Opel may have actually done it with its Astra OPC Extreme. It promises that the hot hatch is the fastest production Astra it has ever sold.<p>The Extreme starts as a standard Astra OPC with 280 horsepower and 295 …

The LA Road That Tricks Bad Motorcyclists Into Crashing

Mulholland Highway is an amazing road, a ribbon of blacktop that meanders through the Santa Monica mountains overlooking Los Angeles. It's a popular …

Watch All The Car Ads From The 2014 Super Bowl: Video

Sunday’s Big Game, Super Bowl XLVII, is now over, with the Seattle Seahawks trumping the Denver Broncos in what turned out to be one of the most …

Denver Broncos

Vote for the best car commercial of Super Bowl XLVIII

You watched the game. You saw the ads. Now vote for the winner.<p>The Super Bowl stopped being competitive about five minutes into last night's proceedings, as Seattle scored early, often, and never looked back. No one's going to remember the game for its drama. And the car commercials? Some of those …

What The Internet Would Look Like As A World Map

The world of the Internet mirrors the real-world in myriad ways: there are members (we call them populations), websites (destinations to visit), acquisitions of companies (redrawn political boundaries). So what if the Internet could be visualized like our global politics?<p>That’s exactly what …

Space Station Crewmember Discusses Life in Space with the Media

Do You Ever Feel Like This Polar Bear Discovering Snow?

I think we all do, probably.<p>Is there a word--in English, anyway--for what this polar bear cub, seeing snow for the _first time, _must be experiencing? Does it know, somewhere inside, that this is its real landscape, not whatever came before it? Is the bear as overwhelmed by this discovery as it …

Habitats

2014 Chevrolet Silverado High Country

Because a dapper suit isn't complete without a bow tie.<p>Luxury haulers are serious business these days. Ford serves up a trio of such trucks in its Harley-Davidson special edition, King Ranch, and Limited trims. Ram has the Laramie Longhorn. And GMC, of course, does quite well for itself peddling …

Earth As Art: 'How Did Nature Do That?'

Satellites are powerful tools. They beam our TV signals, phone calls and data around the planet. They help us spy, they track storms, they power the GPS signals in our cars and on our phones. But they also send back striking, totally disarming images of planet Earth.<p>This set of images is all about …

Fidar Beach House by Raëd Abillama Architects

Lebanese firm Raëd Abillama Architects built this summer beach house along the northern coast of Lebanon in Jbeil. Built for a family of five and …

Articles about built style on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Oakland, California, two designers transformed a 100-year-old barn into a (very) cozy home of their own by redefining the...<p>When a Japanese couple asked architects Takaharu and Yui Tezuka to design a small home that would evoke the Italian love of food,...<p>A stylish sconce nightlight for …

Yves Saint-Laurent

Family House with a Secret Room

This house on Lake Wenatchee in Washington was designed to be "cozy for two and comfortable for a crowd," as architect John DeForest puts it—thanks in part to a hidden media room.<p>The owners of the house, empty-nesters who have three kids in college, "asked for a small and rustic modern cabin that …

Small Spaces

Articles about week review 7 great reads you may have missed 4 on Dwell.com - Dwell

As Friday winds down and we await the three day-weekend with bated breath, take a few moments to enjoy the best of Dwell.com from...<p>Dwell.com is never short of informative, inspiring, and engaging articles and slideshows for your viewing pleasure, but with 50...<p>We had a four-day work week here at …

Palm Springs

Articles about amazing modern backyard office on Dwell.com - Dwell

PORTLAND – When Sheila discovered Modern-Shed, she knew it was exactly what she had been looking for.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Joni Lay brings you a story about a kids’ playhouse that’s a lot like the …

BlackBerry 10 wins Pentagon's security approval

BlackBerry 10devices have succeeded in passing the rigorous U.S. Department of Defense security requirements, according to Reuters. The agency approved on Thursday the company's entire line of devices running on its new operating system, which includes BlackBerryZ10andQ10smartphones, and BlackBerry …