Miss New York Chosen as Miss America 2015

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America Sunday night, marking the third year in a row that a contestant from her state has walked away with the crown in the nationally televised pageant. Kazantsev received the crown at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall from outgoing Miss America — and Miss New York —…

Toyota Gears Up for ITS World Congress

YPSILANTI, MI – Self-driving cars will take center stage next week as Detroit hosts the Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress, where automakers, suppliers and universities will display and demonstrate the technologies enabling the era of autonomous mobility. Pieces of the automated puzzle already are falling into place with a growing number of production vehicles equipped with radar, cameras and sensors…

Honda to Demonstrate New Automated Driving Technologies at ITS World Congress

  Many automakers have released advanced smart cruise control features in recent years that allow a car to brake, steer and accelerate to maintain its lane and keep up or slow down with traffic on the highway. Honda is about to reveal its next step toward a fully autonomous car with the introduction new automated driving technologies at the 2014…

Four brands storming the world of fashion and technology

Once again the fashionistas are descending for London fashion week. With Somerset House and central London transforming for their arrival, it’s fascinating to see the way in which we the consumer can now access the sometime previously rarified air of the fashion world. Fashion’s evolving – not just into more and more extreme sights on the catwalk – but behind the…

Whole organ ‘grown’ in world first

A whole functional organ has been grown from scratch inside an animal for the first time, say researchers in Scotland. A group of cells developed into a thymus – a critical part of the immune system – when transplanted into mice. The findings, published in Nature Cell Biology, could pave the way to alternatives to organ transplantation. Experts said the research…

Analyst: Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 ranked among the best tablet displays

PCWorld raved about Microsoft Surface Pro 3’s display. Now, professional display analyst Raymond Soneira has done so as well, proclaiming Microsoft’s tablet among the best in display quality. In a report released Wednesday, DisplayMate’s Soneira said the Surface Pro 3 joins the top tier of tablet displays, just behind the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5. Soneira called the Surface Pro 3 “one of…

Fruit Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination

July 22, 2014 — Packaged fresh fruit sold at Costco, BJ’s, Trader Joe’s and other retailers has been recalled because of concerns of possible contamination with the life-threatening bacteria listeria, according to published reports. The voluntary recall includes peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots — apricot-plum hybrids — packaged between June 1 and July 12 by Wawona Packing Co. of California, WPIX-TV in New…

After reading this, you’ll never look at a banana in the same way again

This is interesting. After reading this, you’ll never look at a banana in the same way again. Bananas contain three natural sugars – sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber. A banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost of energy. Research has proven that just two bananas provide enough energy for a strenuous 90-minute workout. No wonder the banana…

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