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Aston Martin Lagonda: photos, specs, features

Aston Martin Lagonda: photos, specs, features

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Aston Martin Lagonda: photos, specs, features Aston Martin created one of the biggest talking points of the Geneva International Motor Show when it announced it was reviving the Lagonda marque as an emissions-free luxury vehicle.The Lagonda "Vision Concept" will feature a radically-shaped coupe and SUV, the striking wedge-like design an echo of the Lagonda's V12 heyday in the '70s and '80s before Aston Martin, which bought the century-old limousine business in 1947, largely shelved it.The company wants to "confound traditional thinking" as it enlists battery power and autonomous driving."We believe people associate luxury in their cars with a certain traditional and even old-fashioned approach because, to date, that is all that's been available to them," Palmer said."L...
10 New Cars To Avoid In 2017

10 New Cars To Avoid In 2017

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In case you're searching for a new car, you've come to the perfect place. But we're not here to tell you which cars to buy. We are here to tell you about the ones to avoid. Let's be honest. Not every car that gets released is a winner. Most of us know this, but it can be challenging to discover which ones would be the worst out of the lot. Here you will get a listing of 20 brand new vehicles we advise that you avoid for one reason or another. Employing the trusted and reliable Consumer Reports, particulars vary from not being worth their cost to failing to meet their promises.No matter what you are searching for, this list will allow you to avoid the worst vehicles out there on the industry.1. Mitsubishi MirageThis car is marketed as smart, social, and enjoyable also backed...
Fight of the century

Fight of the century

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As the boxing world prepares for the “fight of the century”, here are ten jaw-dropping facts about Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao: 2009 — The year negotiations for the fight began. The parties could never agree on the terms, so sadly the fight is happening when the two boxers are both past their prime. Pacquiao is the coach of a Philippine basketball team, the Kia Sorentos, and he gave himself a spot on the roster and played seven minutes during one game. $180 million — The money Mayweather stands to pocket from the bout that’s been dubbed the “fight of the century”. If it were a sit-ups competition, Pacquiao would win. He reportedly does 2500 a day, while Mayweather only sweats through 1000. $1500 — The price of the cheapest seats if you wanted to see the fight
College kids make robotic arms for children without real ones

College kids make robotic arms for children without real ones

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(CNN)By the time Cynthia Falardeau read about Alex Pring, a little boy who got a battery-powered robotic arm last summer, she had made peace with her son Wyatt’s limb difference.Her premature baby had been born with his right arm tangled in amniotic bands. At a week old, doctors amputated his dead forearm and hand. They were afraid his body would be become infected and he would die. Falardeau mourned her boy’s missing arm for years but, in time, embraced her son as he was.Wyatt also learned to adapt. They tried a couple of prosthetics when he was younger and each time the toddler abandoned the false limb within months.“His main interest was to create a shocking response from onlookers by pulling it off in the grocery store,” Falardeau wrote on CNN iReport. In truth, she had bee
Int’l Women’s Day: Gender equality through social media?

Int’l Women’s Day: Gender equality through social media?

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In the last few years, social media campaigns have focused on female empowerment and increasing awareness for gender issues. Campaigns like Dove's "Campaign for Real Women" aimed to enhance girls' and women's self-esteem, and Malala Yousafzai's #Strongerthan social media campaign, urged women around the world the stand up to fear, hatred and violence.On March 8, men and women around the world will celebrate International Women's Day, and this year organizations are using social media trends to shift perceptions.Observed annually on March 8, International Women's Day is an occasion marked by women's groups around the world. In 1908, 15,000 women marched through New York City demanding the right to vote and better pay. In 1910, an International Conference of Working Women was held in...