Film Review: Intense, Epic “Dune: Part Two”

Film Review: Intense, Epic “Dune: Part Two”

Frank Herbert's sci-fi masterpiece "Dune" was first published in 1965 and has subsequently enthralled generations of readers with its enormous political drama woven together with a quasi-Eastern mysticism. It's a strange mashup where feudal societies thrive in a world...

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2024 Toyota Sienna XSE AWD: Same Again, Same Again

2024 Toyota Sienna XSE AWD: Same Again, Same Again

Toyota is the best selling car brand in the world so it seems reasonable to have high expectations when getting into a Toyota vehicle. I used to be tightly aligned with the brand too, having owned a Tercel, a Supra, and a Prius in the past. My son has a 2022 Toyota...

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2023 BMW 760i xDrive Sedan: Genteel Luxury

2023 BMW 760i xDrive Sedan: Genteel Luxury

Imagine you've spent your whole life eating Spaghettios from a can. You heat it up and dump it into a bowl. That's your definition of great Italian food. Until one day when a Michelin-rated chef prepares some pasta for you, at which point you suddenly realize how...

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Is The 2023 Ford Mustang Mach-E EV Really a Mustang?

Is The 2023 Ford Mustang Mach-E EV Really a Mustang?

Let's start right out with the good news: Ford has a hit on its hands with the Mustang Mach-E. It's a fun, comfortable, quick-charging electric vehicle perfect for most people. The range isn't going to break any records (at its best the EPA lists 290 miles, but my...

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2023 Ford Bronco Sport Heritage: A Fun, Retro SUV

2023 Ford Bronco Sport Heritage: A Fun, Retro SUV

Ford helped create the Sport Utility Vehicle category with the 1966 introduction of the Ford Bronco, a vehicle with the approximate dimensions of a pickup truck, but covered and integrated into the front compartment, rather than with the bed exposed to the elements....

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2023 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring: A Delightful Sedan

2023 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring: A Delightful Sedan

The Honda Accord has been in the US car market for a really long time. In fact, the first generation of this popular family sedan was introduced back in 1976, making it one of the oldest vehicles in the Honda lineup. Fun fact: The '76 model was available as a 5-speed...

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Game Review: Help Design a City in “Barcelona”

Game Review: Help Design a City in “Barcelona”

If you've never thought about the history of big cities you might be surprised just how many were designed for maximum density rather than livability, with narrow cobblestone streets just wide enough for a donkey cart rather than two lanes of vehicles plus parked cars...

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