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When Will Commercial Autonomous Cars To Become A Reality

When Will Commercial Autonomous Cars To Become A Reality

Automobiles
Amid increased enthusiasm from automakers, tech companies as well as US government to hit the roads, to the earliest, with commercial autonomous cars, a nonprofit organization, National Safety Council, has come up with some astonishing facts that may slow down the development of the new face of auto industry. According to the organization, about 40,000 Americans died last year due to traffic accidents and the figure is about 6 percent more than that of 2015. More to this, the figure mentioned for 2016 is the deadliest on US roads in about past decade. The jump in traffic casualties has lately raised questions whether driverless cars would be safe on roads. It is underscoring the need for rapid adoption of new automotive safety technologies. If believed to public policy experts...
Is Melania Trump Not Happy Being First Lady

Is Melania Trump Not Happy Being First Lady

General, Lifestyle
Is Melania Trump struggling with the new realities that she is United States First Lady. Probably she had never dreamt about such role, reveals President Donald Trump's family friend and stylist Phillip Bloch, if believed to a report published lately in the US Weekly. A quick fact check is that she is still living in New York City instead of Washington, instead of course White House. She cites her 10-year-old son Barron need to finish up school before they could move. Jimmy Kimmel said on February 8 in a late-night punch line that Melania Trump is trapped like Rapunzel in the Trump Tower penthouse. Vogue editor Anna Wintour meanwhile faced boycott threats after she commented the next day the First Lady to appear on a future cover. Similarly Daily Mail has criticized she...
Heat Waves Major Cause Of Death Due To Climate Change: Al Gore

Heat Waves Major Cause Of Death Due To Climate Change: Al Gore

Health
Former United States Vice President Al Gore said heat stress is responsible for most of the deaths at an event hosted by him and American Public Health Association along with over fifty organizations representing policymakers, activists and scientists on Thursday for the Climate & Health Meeting to replace the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's climate change conference. The meeting at the Carter Center in Atlanta allowed experts to raise alarms about climate change related death risks. Carter Center was founded by former President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn Carter. It is a non-profit organization to fight poverty, hunger, conflict, oppression as well as disease across the world. World Health Organization (WHO) said climate change could cause more 250,000...
Study Finds Mediterranean Diet Rich With Virgin Olive Oil Boosts HDL Function

Study Finds Mediterranean Diet Rich With Virgin Olive Oil Boosts HDL Function

Health
In a recent study researchers have found the high-density lipoprotein (HDL) function is improved for those who are with high-cardiovascular risk if follows having Mediterranean diet rich in virgin olive oil. Montserrat Fito, MD, PhD, coordinator of the Cardiovascular Risk and Nutrition Research Group at the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute in Barcelona said the said diet could protect the cardiovascular health by making good cholesterol work in better way as well as in several other ways too. Daniel J. Radar, MD, of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, said the new finding gives them a better understanding of how dietary intervention can affect the HDL functionality. Details of the report were published in Circulation journal and Radar was part of the edi...
What More Can Ransomware Do In 2017, 2018 And Further

What More Can Ransomware Do In 2017, 2018 And Further

Technology
Ransomware is to grow further this year and in near future. It will be more aggressive than what the tech world has seen until now. It will include higher ransom payments and assume to even go beyond attacking data. It may shut down complete computer systems of factories or utilities. If believed to United States Department of Homeland Security official Neil Jenkins, the ransomware has so far shown to be effective and there's no reason for it to stop. Experts at the recent RSA cybersecurity conference fear ransomware will spread and one estimate reveals in 2016 it has already raked in $1 billion. The ransomware computer infections first targets data of victims and encrypt it. Once done, it threatens to be deleting the captured data unless a payment is made. Usually the cybercr...
Why Verizon Finally Announces Unlimited Data Plan After Several Denials

Why Verizon Finally Announces Unlimited Data Plan After Several Denials

Technology
Verizon has just unwrapped its goodies that to attract more new customers and keep the existing one retained. Called as Verizon Unlimited, the new plan offers unlimited 4G LTE data, talk and text. To avai, one needs to use AutoPay and it will cost $80 per month. The offer does not end here. The wireless carrier has come up with 10GB of Mobile Hotspot per month apart from unlimited calling and texting to Mexico and Canada. In the period of more than five years this is the first time Verizon has launched an unlimited offer. Earlier to this it forced heavy users to move to new offerings. Prior to the launching of the new plan, company executives downplayed on several occasions the need for unlimited plans. However, largest wireless carrier in terms of total number of subscribers ...