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10 women who made automotive history

From record-breaking races to inspirational innovation, women have been an invaluable force in the automotive industry since its inception. As we recognize Women’s History Month in March, here are 10 women whose contributions to the car world have earned them…

Make a simple homemade electrolyte drink

There’s a difference between an extreme athlete and a low-key exerciser in terms of electrolyte needs, but how you feel after a workout matters. (Photo: KieferPix/Shutterstock) Store-bought bottled electrolyte drinks are made with chemically treated, refined sugars, they contain food…

News Corp finds someone to blame after pulling the plug on AAP (hint: it’s not News Corp) | Weekly Beast

The demise of AAP has unexpectedly ignited a war of words between media companies over who is to blame. According to News Corp – one of the major shareholders who actually took the decision to close AAP – the shuttering…

Say goodbye to power outages, says UBC Okanagan engineer

(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) With the goal of eliminating brownouts and blackouts, new research from UBC’s Okanagan School of Engineering is redesigning how electricity is distributed within power grids.The research describes a power system operation that will consist of multiple microgrids–separate grids operating like individual islands that can disconnect from the main power supply and run independently.

Labor asks PM if Bridget McKenzie’s sports grants document was backdated – politics live

While I am still wearing my ranty pants about the wellbeing budget mocking Josh Frydenberg has engaged in ALL week, Jacinda Ardern is visiting Australia this week, and New Zealand DOES have a wellbeing budget, as part of its annual…

Bill Shorten asks Coalition about robodebt duty of care – politics live

And question time ends. Scott Morrison says something to Anthony Albanese across the table and leaves. We have reached the inevitable conclusion of the Labor motion failing, and question time moves into a dixer to Karen Andrews. The punishment does…

Capitol Beat: Global Warming Solutions Act gets House OK – Barre Montpelier Times Argus

The House this week gave approval to legislation that sets requirements and deadlines for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions in the state. The House approved H.688, the Global Warming Solutions Act, on a vote of 105-37. The bill would require that by…

Why poodles are so often misunderstood

Sometimes it’s tough to get past that pretty face. Poodles often get stereotyped as frou-frou or ditzy, and it’s often just because of their elaborate haircuts. In reality, they are highly intelligent dogs. In his bestselling book, “The Intelligence of…

Delta And The World Need Carbon Offsets To Stop Global Warming – Forbes

Delta Air Lines said Friday it will invest $1 billion over the next 10 years in measures designed to … [+] offset climate-warming carbon emissions from its planes. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) ASSOCIATED PRESS Delta Air Lines’ announcement on Valentine’s…

Global Warming Threatens Luxury Lifestyles Of The Rich – Forbes

A Mercedes 6X6 outside Harrods luxury store in London. Getty Images As London Fashion Week approaches this weekend, luxury brands talk about sustainability as if it were going out of fashion. But do their buyers really care? Consumers of some…