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Porsche opening network of dedicated Classics centers

Porsche is in the process of opening a new network of service centers specifically focused on its classic cars. By 2018, the German automaker aims to have 100 such locations up and running around the world. What you're looking at here is the first.<p>Opening this week in Gelderland – a city on the …

Classic Cars

Reese's Christmas 'Tree' Peanut Butter Cups Are A Massive Failure

These don't look like any trees we've ever seen.<p>Social media is abuzz with horrified and disappointed consumers who purchased a holiday version of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups advertised as being shaped like Christmas trees, rather than the traditional disc.<p>But a tree shape is not what they …

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Articles about shipping container home pennsylvania embraces its rugged industrial origins on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple builds a new home, repurposing a series of 11 shipping containers and an existing concrete foundation to maximal effect.<p>Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.<p>Repurposed shipping containers have popped up all over the place in surprising ways—from …

Hemingway's 10 Best Quotes

In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.<p>In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.

This Tiny Apartment Is Full of Hidden Surprises

We've heard of dual-purpose rooms, but this place takes the cake.<p>When it comes to small-space living, efficiency is key. For the everyday apartment dweller, that might mean outfitting your kitchen with some extra hooks, or owning a dining table that can double as a desk. But this sleek pad, …

The 12 greatest beater cars in movie history

Supercharged V-10 Viper Rumors Swirling

When Dodge placed the 707-hp Hellcat V-8 in the Challenger SRT and the Charger SRT, it threw a little cold water on its Viper supercar. As a model whose sales were already disappointing, the last thing the Viper needed was to have the authority of its mighty 640-hp V-10 contested by supercharged …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Creativity is developed, not a birthright.<p>Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any …

Ride along with Monster Tajima up Pikes Peak

His 2014 run wasn't enough to top the Mitsubishis, but it was still impressive.<p>This is Monster Tajima tackling the 2014 Pikes Peak International Hillclimb in his Monster Sport Erunner. Start the morning right by watching a master at work.<p>This run wasn't enough to set a record, or top the extremely …

Bentley Continental GT3-R is a limited-edition racer for the street

Limited to just 300 examples worldwide, Bentley's new GT3-R is set to bring a bit of the brand's motorsports pedigree to the street. After all, the Flying B recently took the win at the Blancpain Endurance Series at Silverstone with its new Continental GT3, less than one year after the big racer's …

Pebble Beach 2014: Ferrari GTB/C Speciale sells for $26.4 million

An extremely rare 1964 Ferrari GTB/C Speciale was sold for a stunning $26.4 million at a Saturday night car sale in Monterey.<p>The sale at the RM Auctions event was one of many high-profile auctions held during the annual Monterey Car Week in the run-up to Sunday's glamorous Concours d'Elegance car …

Garden Visit: Beverley McConnell’s 12 Acres of Eden

Only a handful of gardens around the globe are real must-visits for garden lovers. Ayrlies, on a large country estate near Whitford, southeast of …

Jaguar reveals brand-new lightweight E-Types

50 years later, Jag completes the production run.<p>Fifty years ago, Jaguar's factory lightweight E-Types were poised to continue the grand tradition of the C- and D-Types by thrashing all comers on track. It wasn't to be. The Ferrari 250 GTO walked away from the lithe coupes on longer circuits. …

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Testing the Skully AR-1 heads-up display helmet

Augmented reality on two wheels.<p>We were recently invited to experience some gear we've been looking forward to for months—and what could be the most anticipated motorcycle helmet ever produced—the Sully AR-1. Skully is an augmented reality helmet that uses a built-in rear-view camera to provide a …

Seven names hiding in your car

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

Build an athletic body that's primed for peak performance<p>Why do you work out? Better question: Why do you <i>train</i>? Because there is a difference. After all, lots of people work out—to burn calories or relieve stress or just because they like to sweat. But athletes train. They train with the purpose of …

Sam Smith's old M3 just sold for a bonkers $58,000

One of the first Bring a Trailer auction listings brings a mint.<p>When I told site director Alex Nunez this morning that Sam Smith's old M3 had just sold for $58,000 in Bring a Trailer's first trifecta of auctions, he managed to deadpan, "That's a lot of cabbage."<p>Understatement of the morning. That's …

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Bobby Goodin dies following horrific motorcycle accident at Pikes Peak

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb endured early tragedy today, when 54-year-old motorcycle competitor Bobby Goodin crashed after crossing the finish line at the peak.<p>When we arrived at the summit, we spoke to a couple of photographers and riders who had seen the accident. It seems Goodin …

Custom Jeep Hood Decals Map Your Travels

Made from premium 3M films that “meet automotive engineering standards for superior graphic performance,” owners can use Jeep’s online tool to choose a map from a selection of pre-loaded trails. Or, if you’re feeling adventuresome, you can type in a zip code or the name of a favorite trail and …

Aston Martin DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo Concept Revealed at Goodwood

In light of the recent reveals of numerous exclusive Vision Gran Turismo Concepts from Nissan, Mercedes, BMW, and Volkswagen, Aston Martin has revealed its own virtual racer at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Called the Aston Martin Design Prototype 100 (or DP-100 for short), the concept …

Transformers: Age of Extinction - Movie Review

Bay finally gets Transformers right.<p>As I write this, <i>Transformers: Age of Extinction</i> has a critics' score of 17% at RottenTomatoes.com. Credit the usual suspects, who recycle the same old Bay criticisms and act surprised that somehow <i>The English Patient</i> didn't break out in the middle of this, the …

Forget Grilling, You Can Cook Your Hot Dogs In A Pringles Can

We're always happy to find an excuse to buy potato chips -- especially Pringles (even when they taste like French toast). And the DIY website Instructables just gave us an interesting one: cooking hot dogs.<p>The idea of cooking hot dogs in unusual ways might sound vaguely familiar (and mildly …

Race-leading Toyota TS040 suffers failure, withdraws form Le Mans

Electrical gremlins send the No. 7 to the garage for good.<p>Le Mans is not easy to win. That's what makes winning it such a big deal. No one understands this more at this moment than Toyota.<p>One minute, everything's fine:<p>And then, just as quickly, it all goes to hell:<p>Note the timestamps on those. Le …

2014 Red Bull Hare Erzbergrodeo was crazy, beautiful

The Red Bull Erzbergrodeo is four days of motocrossing events that happen on the terraced slopes of the Steirische Erzberg iron ore mine, nicknamed, "The Iron Giant." The lead photo from our post about the coming movie <i>On Any Sunday</i>, whivh looked like a bunch of riders trying to ride through a brown …

USPS releases hot rod stamps to speed up your delivery

After one of the worst winters in recent memory for much of the country, summer is finally here. It's time to drop the top, open the sunroof or at least put down the windows and take a long drive. The United States Postal Service is celebrating the season's sun in automotive style with two new hot …

This Porsche 917K at Monza will make your neck hairs stand on end

Nothing really compares to the flat-12's guttural howl.<p>The Porsche 917K doesn't need much of an introduction. The sounds it makes are just beautiful. Aggressive and guttural, sure, but also hauntingly beautiful. Maybe the same can't be said for the <i>kurzheck</i> bodywork (I've always thought the …