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Audi makes synthetic gasoline without using petroleum

Audi researchers have successfully made 100-octane gas from plant matter. Their next goal: Gasoline from water, CO2, and hydrogen.<p>Researchers at Audi have managed to do something that at first blush sounds impossible, or at least, highly illogical: They've created a small batch of synthetic …

Do yourself a favor: travel solo at least once

Have you had a life-altering travel experience? Where did you go and what made it special? Share your adventure in the comments to inspire others.<p>In 2003, when I was 20 and studying abroad in Italy, I got dumped for the first time. More notable than the break-up itself was its timing: my boyfriend …

Stuttgart Stardom: 10 Legendary Porsches

They're ones for the history books.

10 Pre-Owned Automotive Gems

Cars, in general, are bad investments. They depreciate quickly and you probably won’t recuperate the sunk cost. But, while the new car world can see …

Watch This: A Low-Flying Plane in Slow Motion

We can't believe how close this plane gets to landing on a beach full of people.<p>The airport on St. Maarten's Island in the Bahamas is known for being extraordinarily close to a nearby public beach. Instagrammer Paul Luning captured one aircraft's (terrifyingly) low flight path in excrutiatingly …

Saddleback Leather - Small Business Success

Today’s interview is with Dave Munson, President of Saddleback Leather. Saddleback Leather makes custom leather bags and accessories and is based in …

Film Festivals

Expedition Portal Project: Range Rover Sport – Final Report

Almost one year ago, I sat in Dallas Texas staring at a white Range Rover Sport for sale. Owned by a mother of two and sitting atop 20″ wheels with …

Jaguar Land Rover Classic Moves to USA

Some time ago we wrote an article on a special portion of Land Rover and Jaguar called the Classic division. This marvelous feat of passion and …

The So-Cal Teardrop Project

There’s something beautiful, even romantic, about a gleaming teardrop trailer in tow. They are vestiges of the halcyon days of early motor travel …

RVs

Car Bros lampoons that Ferrari owner you love to hate

We all know some spoiled jerk like this.<p>Oh man. Car Bros is at it again.<p>This YouTube channel came out of nowhere last month with a hilarious "2015 Mustang vs Scion FR-S" review. It was <i>exquisitely</i> funny—in a way that your non-car-enthusiast coworkers could never understand.<p>Now Car Bros is back, and …

The unlikely reason GM still makes Hummer cologne

It's not market demand or to satisfy overseas noses. It's more mundane, and surprising, than that.<p>The year was 2004. GM, riding high on the profits of SUVs, was basking fully in the oversized image of Hummer. The obvious way to celebrate was a branded scent. "Hummer," produced by Elizabeth Arden, …

Names for craps rolls

Craps is one of the most lively games in a Las Vegas casino, and it’s also one of the games with the most colorful jargon.Over the decades, craps …

Former teammate Michael Robinson unsure if Marshawn Lynch will retire

Michael Robinson knows Marshawn Lynch better than most, but he’s in the same position as everyone else when it comes to the question of whether or …

What Apple Just Did in Solar Is a Really Big Deal

It was a year ago this week that Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook responded to a climate-change heckler at the company's annual shareholder …

Falling gas prices don't always influence car buyers' choices, studies hint

When gas prices go down, sales of electric vehicles go down too, right? And by the same token, you'd think that lower gasoline prices must mean increased sales of gas guzzlers and decreased sales of electric vehicles and hybrids.<p>But that's not the case, new studies show: Electric-vehicle sales, and …

'Riding Shotgun With OJ' And Other Hilarious 'Brian Williams Memories'

Twitter users took the opportunity on Wednesday night to mercilessly mock NBC News anchor Brian Williams after he was forced to apologize for …

500 Internal Server Error - Dwell

Our best engineers are working on a fix.

Travel the World With a Backpack | The Art of Manliness

All images taken by Dave Danzeiser.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by David Danzeiser.</i><p>I hung up the phone with the travel agent. I had just …

Every International Outlet, in One Handy Chart

We’ve all been there. You’ve caught the last available charter to Paris in pursuit of an international super-spy who’s inexplicably gone rogue, you …

One man, one G-Wagen, 215 countries!

„Otto“ and G-Class Edition 35Gunther Holtorf zeigt Otto's Interieur Gunther Holtorf showing Otto's interior1991: Otto in Guinea 1991: Otto in …

Russia Faces Fight Over Billions in Oil Taxes on Crude Slump

Russia, where energy production provides more than half of state revenue, is preparing for a battle with oil producers over taxing the country’s most …

14 Reasons to Wear a Watch

Because everyone has his reasons for what's on his wrist.<p>Because everyone has his reasons for what's on his wrist.

Why Goyard Remains Fashion's Most Mysterious Luxury Brand

Since Goyard's inception some 161 years ago, the trunk and bag-maker has maintained a mysterious and impressive reputation based on quality and prestige.<p>Since Goyard's inception some 161 years ago, the trunk and bag-maker has maintained a mysterious and impressive reputation based on quality and …

Seahawks GM: We don't know if Marshawn Lynch wants to play

Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider said during an appearance on ESPN 710 Seattle that the team is unsure if running back Marshawn Lynch …

2014 Porsche Cayman S earns its pedigree

Introduced in 2006, the Porsche Cayman has filled a void between the entry-level Boxster convertible and the brand-defining 911 performance car. Model year 2014 is the Cayman’s first full redesign and though they still share the same architecture, a Cayman cannot be called a Boxster with an …

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Land Rover Defender Bows Out with Three Final Editions

The venerable Land Rover, launched in 1948 and renamed the Defender by marketing types in 1990, will reach the end of the road this December. Although it has been gone from U.S. shores for more than a decade, the Defender has been plugging along in other markets. With its gutless four-cylinder …