Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics
A Northwestern University team developed a new computational model that performs at human levels on a standard intelligence test. This work is an important step toward making artificial intelligence systems that see and understand the world as humans do.
In a bid to ensure its three limited edition models — the Commodore Magnum, Director and Motorsport — are taken seriously, Holden has tested them to the same extreme standards required for GM’s global track capable cars. Testing is undertaken at General Motors’ Milford Race Course. It’s a gruelling track used to certify cars as track capable […]
Alfa Romeo has revealed the Stelvio in standard trim. We’re glad to report that the vehicle looks good even without the upgrades of the Quadrifoglio model. And with 280 horsepower on tap, it certainly won’t be a slouch. BMW’s upcoming full-size luxury SUV, the X7, has been spied again. This time we have a video to give us a...
New Pistol Packs Double The Capacity Of Standard 1911 Pistols This post Springfield Armory Announces Big Bore XD Mod.2 Tactical Model appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
Alfa Romeo’s Stelvio, the Italian marque’s first-ever SUV, was shown to the world last fall at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show. But the vehicle on display in L.A. was the Stelvio Quadrifoglio, the 505-horsepower model that will only make up a small percentage of Stelvio sales. Alfa Romeo has since revealed the bread-and-butter model...
With the launch of the classically-designed Patriot hunting rifle in 2015, Mossberg set the standard for the modern bolt-action rifle... This post Mossberg Expands Patriot Rifle Series to Include Predator Models appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
Searching for variation in fundamental constants without leaving the lab.
Despite automakers’ concerns that fuel economy standards are neither achievable nor cost-effective, the EPA has decided to keep emissions standards for for model years 2022-2025 cars and light trucks.
Porsche’s new 911 GTS cabriolet The marque’s five 450 hp models include cabriolets and coupes with plenty of extras as standard… Viju Mathew
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a notice to Fiat Chrysler (FCA), informing the automaker that approximately 104,000 vehicles, including specific models of 2014, 2015 and 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Ram 1500 trucks, included “at least eight” pieces of engine management software that helped them “skirt” EPA rules regarding emissions… Read More
The Shark Navigator Lift-Away is your favorite affordable vacuum cleaner, but it’s the step-up Professional model that’s on sale today for $140. Compared to the standard Lift-Away, the Professional includes a longer power cord and a microfiber dusting attachment; it doesn’t suck, is what I’m saying, except in the ways… Read more...
A one-person ambulance drone modelled after a standard quadcopter—driven by a GPS, pilot, or combination of both.
by Angela Guess A new press release announces, “Legal Technology Professionals Institute (LTPI) releases its latest standard, the Discovery Data Governance Model (DDGM™) today, for public comment and feedback. The DDGM™ provides expanded...Show More Summary
Models and women in the media in general face a good amount of misogyny, typically for failing to meet patriarchal beauty standards, but then, even when they do, attracting scrutiny regardless. If they're conventionally attractive and profit from this, then...
Recent economic events cast doubt on the standard macroeconomic models. This column looks at new economic models built on the idea that inequality and income risk matter for the business cycle and long-run outcomes. While still in their...Show More Summary
Anker’s PowerCore Speed battery pack is the same PowerCore battery you know and love, but with a Quick Charge 3.0 port in addition to Anker’s standard VoltageBoost and PowerIQ technology, meaning that no matter what you plug in, it’s going to charge as fast as possible. Read more...
Volkswagen on Sunday unveiled the redesigned Tiguan that’s due in showrooms in the United States in 2017. The vehicle is on show this week at the 2017 Detroit auto show. Arriving as a 2018 model, the vehicle is a stretched version of the standard Tiguan compact SUV that was first shown at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show. In other markets it...
Mercedes-AMG will move to differentiate itself further from Mercedes-Benz through design, with the sporty sub-brand set to adopt a polarizing new vertical bar grille design to its go-fast models. With such a proliferation of Mercedes-AMG models, not to mention AMG line packages for non-performance models, it can be hard to pick a real AMG model […]
Software on more recent models can be reprogrammed so vehicles comply with federal and state emission standards