Even with restroom and fast food drive-thru stops, “you can control your environment regarding the interaction with other people to a much greater extent than you can traveling on an airliner. And of course whatever time you spend on the plane, you’re in a very enclosed environment with other people, all of whom may not be wearing masks,” he said. … [Read more...] about Is It Safer To Fly Or Drive During The Coronavirus Pandemic?
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GV, Google Capital: Alphabet's investment arms. GV (formerly Google Ventures) invests in startups as well as later-stage companies, whereas Google Capital exclusively pours its money into slightly more established firms that are technologically oriented. For example, GV has invested in Medium, Slack and Uber. Google Capital has invested in Cloudflare, Glassdoor and Duolingo. … [Read more...] about How to tell Google apart from Alphabet
General Motors is looking to reinvent the wheel with revolutionary airless tires Automaker General Motors is partnering with Michelin to develop a new non-pneumatic wheel and tire combination that they hope to see on some production models by 2024. Instead of a chamber of air, the new system, codenamed Uptis or 'Unique Puncture-proof Tire System,' will use a flexible composite matrix to bear a vehicle's weight. This will greatly reduce blowouts and premature wear due to improper inflation. … [Read more...] about Clever active alignment system reinvents how wheels work
But buried in an “author's note” at the back of the book is this admission: “We have spoken to close friends of Harry and Meghan, royal aides and palace staff (past and present), the charities and organisations they have built long-lasting relationships with and, when appropriate, the couple themselves.” … [Read more...] about Meghan and Harry latest – Prince chose engagement ring just ‘6 months after they met’