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Archives for September 16, 2020

Sloth-based robots

A Low-Energy Alternative to Drones: Sloth-Based Robots By Rain Noe From Core77 As everyone from farmers to environmentalists have found, airborne drones are fantastic for monitoring wide swaths of land that are too expansive to cover by foot. But they do consume a fair amount of energy, which reduces their deployment time; the mere act […]

Toyota only for astronauts

The Toyota Designed Only for Astronauts By Rain Noe From CORE77 This month Toyota and JAXA (the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Japan’s NASA) announced the name of their recent, ongoing collaboration: The Lunar Cruiser, which will be a manned, pressurized EV that astronauts will use to cruise around on the surface of the moon. Due to […]

Biking Home

Biking Home, a Continent Away By Kickstarter Design & Tech From Core77 This VR cycling program lets you travel the world from the comfort of home. Quarantine hasn’t been easy for anyone, especially new parents unable to visit family, access childcare, or even experience an occasional change of scenery. For new parents who are also immigrants, […]

Dr. Stuart Weiss: COVID-19 Update Tuesday 15 – September – 2020

By Dr. Stuart Weiss, FACEP, FAAP, CBCP September 15, 2020 Sign Up For Our Newsletter COVID-19 HEADLINES FOR TODAY Coronavirus update for September 15, 2020 World Wide Updates WHO official says countries need to choose what’s important: Bars or schools?Entire Irish cabinet self-isolating and parliament suspended“Strong possibility” manufacturing capacity of vaccine won’t meet supply needs, […]

WHO Director−General’s remarks and audio file for COVID−19 press briefing with UNESCO and UNICEF, 15 September, 2020

Since the beginning of the pandemic, understanding how COVID-19 affects children has been a priority issue. We know that this virus can kill children, but that children tend to have a milder infection and there are very few severe cases and deaths from COVID-19 among children and adolescents. More research is needed about the factors […]

Safety Rebooted: New Toyota Yaris sets the benchmark for small family car safety

Today, Euro NCAP returns with the result of the first car to be rated against its revamped 2020 protocols. Toyota’s latest small family car, the Yaris, chalks up a full five stars. Toyota’s fourth-generation Yaris emerges with flying colours from Euro NCAP’s 2020 test programme. The car is the first to be subjected to an […]

Cubic connects the electric vehicle revolution

We celebrate all things electric on World Electric Vehicle Day Today, 9th September, marks the annual World Electric Vehicle Day. Electric Vehicles (EVs) have electric motors rather than internal combustion engines, powered by batteries. EVs are not a new concept. In fact, in the early 1900s EVs accounted for one third of all vehicles on US […]

A credible EU needs a Pact for European Jobs and one global voice

Europe needs to develop new battery technology, fight cancer and build a 5G network as part of a Pact for European Jobs, says EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber in responding to the State of the Union speech by the head of the European Commission on Wednesday. Weber, speaking in the European Parliament following the speech […]

The Lamborghini Huracán EVO: build a super sports car in a 3D jigsaw puzzle

Sant’Agata Bolognese, 16 September 2020 – A 3D jigsaw puzzle, creating the Lamborghini Huracán EVO super sports car is the product of a new collaboration between Automobili Lamborghini and Ravensburger, a leading games and recreation brand. The 3D puzzle allows Lamborghini enthusiasts to faithfully recreate the Huracán EVO V10 car in a 1:18 scale, replicating its […]

St K-N: P.M. Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris at the Observance of National Heroes Day on September 16th, 2020

Address by Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, at the Observance of National Heroes Day –September 16th, 2020 As Prepared For DeliveryMy fellow citizens and residents of our beloved St. Kitts and Nevis, it is with an enduring sense of honour and duty that I address you as Prime Minister, […]