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Super Bowl 2014 MVP: Malcolm Smith gets the honors

Malcolm Smith had a great game for the Seattle Seahawks, and was named the Super Bowl XLVIII MVP for his troubles.<p>Seattle Seahawks linebacker Malcolm Smith is your Super Bowl XLVIII MVP. The Seahawks dominated the Denver Broncos from start to finish, winning the game 43-8, and Smith was an integral …

Did Floyd Mayweather Really Bet Over $10 Million On Broncos Super Bowl Win?

Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. likes to make big sports bets, but he may have <i>really</i> outdone himself with this one -- Mayweather allegedly placed a staggering $10.4 million bet on the Denver Broncos winning the Super Bowl this weekend.<p>Laceup Boxing tweeted this Monday:<p>The Denver Post's …

Some Retina iPad minis Reportedly Experiencing Image Retention Issues

- Nov 15, 2013<p>Hey, what’s an Apple product launch without an issue or two? It seems some Retina iPad minis are demonstrating image retention issues. …

Spec Sheet: Motorola shakes up low-cost smartphones with the Moto G

<i>A lot of products come out each week — we don't highlight all of them, but all of them make it into The Verge Database. In Spec Sheet, a weekly series, we survey the latest product entries to keep track of the state of the art.</i><p>Low-cost phones usually aren’t very exciting. They’re slow, or chunky, …

Mercedes-Benz CLA: Luxury on the cheap?

Mercedes-Benz does not fly coach.<p>So when the three-pointed star – that talisman for all that is powerfully, luxuriously, stoutly German – is mentioned by executives in the same breath as Honda and Ford, toxicologists swab the Riesling glasses for trace psychedelics.<p>The disruptive force in the …

From Britain, an Escalade of a different stripe

Should we call this the Cadillac of interiors?<p>Not to be outshined by the 2015 Escalade, which made its debut in New York on 7 October, a British customiser has rolled out a bespoke interior for the luxury SUV’s previous generation.<p>The services of Essex-based Carisma Auto Design are called on when a …

Luxury SUV

Solving electric cars’ quiet problem

In the realm of electric and hybrid vehicles, a controversy rages that has nothing to do with batteries, fuel efficiency or carpool-lane access.<p>It concerns their sound – or rather, the lack thereof – and rival schools have emerged. The first argues that EVs should remain quiet, void of any added …

The beat goes on as Honda previews S660 roadster

It’s turning into a good week for tiny-engined sports things.<p>This morning we drove the Caterham Seven 160, and now Honda has revealed its compact offering for next month’s Tokyo motorshow: the S660 concept.<p>Cute, isn’t it? Honda hasn’t revealed details yet, but that name would suggest the two-seat …

Roadsters

Week in pictures: Meet Lambo's open-air Veneno

Roadsters

McLaren at last confirms the P1's performance figures

Brace yourselves people, for McLaren has announced the performance figures for the P1. The numbers are alarmingly… small. And also quite big – the claimed combined fuel figure, for instance, is 34.0mpg.But that’s not the one you’re really after is it? Here’s what you need to know. We’ll be back …

Range Rover gets stretched

Unless you’re, say, an especially tall giraffe or Jeremy Clarkson, it’s unlikely you’ll find the standard Range Rover too tight for space in the back.<p>But for those who require a little more length from their luxury 4x4 limo, Land Rover has today pulled the (very long) covers from the long wheelbase …

Land Rover Range Rover

The 'lightweight' Rolls-Royce

WARNING: the following images of the latest Rolls-Royce may contain sacrilege.<p>This is the Chicane Phantom Coupe, the latest offering from the company's Bespoke department, built to celebrate the spirit of Goodwood, Rolls' local circuit.<p>That means that the woodgrain loveliness you'd usually find …

If you like the Audi S8

The Audi S8 hides its athleticism under a tailored aluminium suit.<p>To the uninitiated, it looks pretty much like any other executive limo: handsome but not brash, confident but not arrogant, the sort of car the Belgian minister of finance would take to a meeting at the International Monetary Fund. …

Fast times at Rolls-Royce

There is something outlandish about the Wraith, even mysterious. The shape of it, the size. The Ghost-derived fastback coupe has a brooding, almost menacing stage presence that is markedly different from any other Rolls-Royce model, present or past.<p>The Wraith is very large – much more so in the …

Rolls-Royce

Dubai’s all-terrain police car

Land Rover Range Rover

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China’s Flowing Bridge with Three Separate Undulating Roads

In an effort to enliven the local area of a new lake district on Changsha's Meixi Lake in China, an international competition was held to design an innovative, new pedestrian bridge that would span the length of the Dragon King Harbor River. The winning proposal was a stunning concept that rises …

Articles about 7 prefab prototypes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A new prefab prototype on a Scottish island demonstrates a smart—and superlocal—approach to building in far-flung locations.<p>How Superstorm Sandy helped inspire a Brooklyn prototype for more efficient temporary housing after a natural disaster.<p>Claesson Koivisto Rune introduces its second iteration …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 3 on Dwell.com - Dwell

These are the soothing spaces our readers most covet.<p>We've got cabin fever—in a good way.<p>We celebrate the architecture firms that have led the way in Dwell's online community.<p>These rooftops, courtyards, patios, and gardens are a breath of fresh air.<p>Need to take a mental vacation? Feast your eyes on …

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Big-Wave Surfer Carlos Burle on the Dramatic Rescue and Ride at Nazaré

Adventure<p>Last Monday Brazilian Carlos Burle almost lost his tow partner, Maya Gabeira, then rode what many are calling the biggest wave in the history of surfing in Nazaré, Portugal. The official measurements aren’t in yet, but however the numbers fall, it is not a ride, or a day that will soon be …

The Irish Monster

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