Passengers in SUVs are now known to be more likely to survive a serious crash. A new study conducted by the University of Buffalo in the US has found the driver of the SUV is as much as 10 times more likely to survive in a head-on collision where a passenger car is involved. While automakers have taken steps to improve safety in normal passenger cars, such as changing bumper designs on ...
Paintings by Jackson Pollock, Roy Lichtenstein and Jean-Michel Basquiat smashed all previous auction records at Christie's in New York during the week. In fact, several works by popular artists brought extraordinary prices. The items made $495 million for their owners at the valuable sale of postwar and contemporary art at Christie's. However, a single Andy Warhol Painting of Marilyn ...
A Microsoft security expert said that computer viruses are on a rise worldwide once again after years of being less popular amongst computer attackers. In a report by Fox news, the security expert Tim Rains said that although viruses were less chosen to attack systems by hackers nowadays as they used other forms of threats, but recently Microsoft security has observed that viruses are on a rise ...
China housing prices continued to rise in April. China's property market cooled a bit in April, but home prices are still on the rise, the National Bureau of Statistics said Saturday. Of the 70 major Chinese cities tracked by NBS, 67 saw home prices increase in April compared to March, with the highest growth rate at 2.1%, down from the 3.2% in March. All the first-tier cities like ...
Probably no one, really. The better question is "who hates airports?" For the most part, it's often the airports that make flying such a chore. Some of them are better than others. According to the Airports Council International, these are the airports that travelers prefer. For customer service in South Africa to China, here's a look at the top three airports in six ...
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In reviewing Robert Redfords somber Oscar winner Ordinary People (1980), Pauline Kael theorized that, when popular actors turn to directing, they feel the need to choose material as a penance for the frivolous good times theyve given us. While no one would accuse Robert De ... ...
Authorities bust terrorist hoax. Chinese authorities caught a 43-year old man who made bomb threats that affected five flights bound for Shanghai on Friday. From 5:22 p.m. to 5:25 p.m. on Friday, police in the cities of Beijing, Chongqing, Shanghai, Tianjin, and Guangzhou received phone calls claiming there were bombs on passenger flights. Police started an investigation immediately and ...
. These sensors monitor the environment and send data to the cloud for analysis. Every physical object becomes a tool we can interact with in real time. And machines can communicate with each other to respond with no human intervention at all. This IT inflection point ...
It's been a tough couple of seasons for the cruise ship industry. First, the Costa Concordia, a 3,800-passenger ship operated by a unit of Carnival Corp., ran aground off the coast of Italy in January 2012. Thirty-two people were killed, while images of the abandoned ship, lying incongruously on its side. beside a picturesque beach town, flashed around the ...
let's say 1999, you'd find that the scenario is exactly the same as it was for Geocities, a company Yahoo acquired for $3.57 billion in stock . The Geocities story can be seen as a usual lens to use when considering a Yahoo/Tumblr merger because it followed a similar blueprint to the story currently developing. Fred Wilson's VC ...
Investors say they invest in people as much as they invest in ideas, and when it comes to your company, it is not just top management that can make or break your business. Unpleasant or dissatisfied employees, poorly trained workers, rapid turnover, or a toxic work environment can all predestine your organization to failure. Here are the 5 lessons I learned about hiring from interviewing several ...
He is the most evil, vile, demonic criminal. He is dead to me. There will be no visits, there will be no phone calls. He can never be Daddy again. I have no sympathy for the man.
Gregg was speaking about her father Ariel Castro who allegedly kidnapped, raped and held captive for a decade, three young women in Cleveland, Ohio.
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Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister M.M. Pallam Raju would be on a five-day visit to Washington DC, Philadelphia and Boston beginning on May 13 for dialogue on higher education.
"This a continuation of India-US higher education dialogue which was initiated in 2009 after the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh's visit to the US during the same year, " Pallam Raju told the media here today.
This visit is the follow up of the Obama-Singh initiative taken on higher education. The focus of the visit would be on strengthening and enhancing higher education initiatives- 8 projects have been identified under this initiative. Strategic dialogue on higher education would take place. The visit will also cover school education and skill development sector.
Pallam Raju also discussed 'Connect to India' programme where US students will be coming and joining higher research institutes in India. The visit will also focus on exchange of faculty and development of faculty.
The Government has also initiated a scheme through University Grants Commission (UGC) to sponsor Indian researchers at the Post-Doctoral level and the first batch of 126 Indian scholars is ready to go to the US Institutions for post-doctoral research. ...
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