For the second consecutive year, the automotive industry outperformed the national greenhouse gas emissions standards. Overall industry compliance in model year 2013 was 12 grams of GHG/mile below what the 2013 standard requires. The...Show More Summary
Huntertown Arms is making a 10/22 Takedown kit. It will allow the user to convert his or her standard 10/22 and convert it into a takedown model. Huntertown Arms is collaborating with Choate Machine and Tool to use their 10/22 stocks. Show More Summary
Continuing my research experience for undergraduates (REU) obsession, I have an independent study student this semester who is estimating determinants of votes on a renewable portfolio standard and the resulting willingness to pay with some leftover data from Landry et al. (2012). Here is the abstract that we submitted for...
American Apparel plans to fall back into line with the rest of the fashion industry's standards of beauty. [ more › ]
Last week, on her Instagram page, Kylie Jenner flaunted crazy cleavage in what she deemed "basic workout attire." Yes, Kylie is semi nude on social media every day, but these pics were revealing even by her standards, and she was inShow More Summary
A hilariously named photo finishing business called "True You Retouching" edited photos of average women, as seen on the left, in the industry standard for people on the covers of magazines. Realistically, these models would not be on the cover of a fashion magazine unless they were public figures known for other reasons. Show More Summary
Washington Post: By most of the rest of the the world’s standards, Ariana Miyamoto is thoroughly Japanese. The 20-year-old model is a Japanese citizen, a native of Sasebo in Nagasaki prefecture with an advanced mastery of the art of Japanese
The legislation would effectively set minimum weights for women and girls to work as models, a step that supporters say is necessary to combat the persistence of anorexia.
BMW has unveiled the X5 eDrive40e, which is the first plug-in hybrid from the BMW core brand, which doesn't include the BMW i models. Based on the standard X5, the X5 eDrive40e can travel up to 19 miles in fully electric mode and is rated at 71 mpg. On
The Higgs boson is an essential ingredient of the Standard Model of particle physics, the theory that describes all known elementary particles and their interactions. The Brout-Englert-Higgs mechanism, through which the existence of the Higgs boson was predicted, is believed...
1932 Lincoln KB Custom Stationary Coupe. Photos courtesy Gooding & Company. Handsome even in standard body configurations, Lincoln’s new-for-1932 KB models also offered an array of coachbuilt bodies from firms like Murphy, Brunn, Judkins and Dietrich. Four body styles were offered by Dietrich, including the Custom Stationary Coupe, of which just 17 were built. Three […]
The Global Crisis has forced a revaluation of the standard macroeconomic models in use worldwide. This column discusses an enrichment that include a formal concept of ‘confidence’ about the short-medium term economic outlook – one that relates to market psychology rather than expectations about technology and policy. Show More Summary
The Honda Civic, at least in the US, will soon feature a turbocharged engine as standard on the base model. Honda’s head of research and development, Yoshiharu Yamamoto, told Automotive News that “downsized turbocharging will be the base, even for the Civic”. Yamamoto’s comments are believed to relate specifically to the American market. Yamamoto did [...]
I am back after the announcement by CERN of the restart of LHC. On May this year we will have also the first collisions. This is great news and we hope for the best and the best here is just the breaking of the Standard Model. The Higgs in the title is not Professor Higgs […]
The media's fascination with a lingerie model's tiny baby bump highlights a potentially damaging double standard. The post Women Have A New Unrealistic Body Standard To Strive For: Pregnancy Abs appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Setting the new standard for premium optical performance, the innovative Leica Ultravid HD-PLUS 50 mm binoculars are ideal for hunters seeking unparalleled brightness, power and clarity in a compact design. Coupled with Leica’s new HD/HT...Show More Summary
Japanese label Journal Standard have been pretty busy of late, catching our eye with a rendition of the classic Jack Purcell model and a Nigel Cabourn capsule collection. Another release to get us wanting, sub-brand J.S Homestead launch… The post J.S Homestead by Journal Standard – Spring/Summer 2015 appeared first on Selectism.
Tim Cook and Jony Ive have both spoken numerous times about the Apple Watch Edition being more scratch-resistant than standard 18-karat gold, describing it as ‘twice as hard’ as standard gold but but without explaining how. A patent application (via Leancrew) appears to explain this–and shows that Apple saves money on the gold into the bargain. 18-karat gold isn’t pure […]
Samsung has decided to split its flagship smartphone into two models - the standard Galaxy S6, and the Galaxy S6 Edge. But what is it exactly that separates these two devices?
Our current cosmological standard model assumes that general relativity and the standard model of particle physics have been a good description of the basic physics of the universe throughout its history. It assumes that the large-scale geometry of the universe...