At least 13 injured after British Airways flight BA2276 catches fire in Las Vegas’ McCarran Airport

first_imgWednesday 9 September 2015 8:32 am Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeSwift VerdictChrissy Metz, 39, Shows Off Massive Weight Loss In Fierce New PhotoSwift VerdictUndoPost FunKate & Meghan Are Very Different Mothers, These Photos Prove ItPost FunUndoMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity WeekUndoEquity MirrorThey Drained Niagara Falls — They Weren’t Prepared For This Sickening DiscoveryEquity MirrorUndozenherald.comMeghan Markle Changed This Major Detail On Archies Birth Certificatezenherald.comUndoArticles SkillHusband Leaves Wife For Her Sister, Not Knowing She Won The Lottery Just Moments BeforeArticles SkillUndoDefinitionThe Most Famous Movie Filmed In Every U.S. StateDefinitionUndoTotal PastThis Was Found Hiding In An Oil Painting – Take A Closer LookTotal PastUndoInteresticleMan Finds Wierd Cave In Scottsdale, Enters And Drops To His KneesInteresticleUndo whatsapp whatsapp At least 13 injured after British Airways flight BA2276 catches fire in Las Vegas’ McCarran Airport Share Show Comments ▼ James Nickerson At least 13 people have been taken to hospital with minor injuries after British Airways flight 2776 to London Gatwick caught fire at Las Vegas airport, airport officials said.In total 172 people, including 159 passengers and 13 crew members, were forced to evacuate the Boeing 777-200 on emergency slides. It is thought most of the injuries were sustained while sliding down inflatable chutes during the evacuation. British Airways said:The aircraft, a 777-200 experienced a technical issue as it was preparing for take-off from McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.Our crew evacuated the aircraft safely and the fire was quickly extinguished by the emergency services at the airport.A small number of customers and our crew have been taken to hospital.The airline has since apologised in a letter to passengers, saying: “We do not underestimate how distressing the experience has been for you.”The US Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson Ian Gregor said authorities believed the left engine of the aircraft caught fire shortly before take off.The airport tweeted that flames were spotted at 4:14pm local time, and the response team had the situation under control within just minutes. Heavy smoke was visible from the aircraft:https://twitter.com/ChaviztaEu/status/641479486559625216 The airport tweeted a picture showing the extent of the damage to the plane after the fire was put out. One passenger, Jacob Steinberg, said the plane came to a “crashing halt”Officials have since said one runway has been shut down, but three others continued to operate.Audio of air traffic control during the incident can be heard below: Tags: Company International Consolidated Airlines Group SAlast_img read more

News / Aim younger: logistics is going to need more than a million more employees

first_img By Alex Lennane 01/05/2018 Logistics firms and their education advisors are now targeting children as young as 14 in an attempt to create more interest in the profession, as fears intensify of a gaping staff shortfall in the future.Ian Nichol, head of logistics at Career Ready, told delegates at Multimodal this morning that the industry is expected to need an additional 1.2m employees by 2022.“We have a ready-made training programme, but we need the industry to channel its knowledge and enthusiasm, because at the moment very few actually understand what the logistics industry is.“Too many people think it’s about driving trucks and working in sheds, and there are a lot of parents who don’t want their kids to go into that profession.”Andy Kaye, chief executive of executive recruitment consultant BiS Henderson, added: “We have an ageing population and we don’t have the skills to take this industry into the future.“Around 25-33% of employees are nearing retirement age, while at the same time the logistics industry is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the economy. The way we manage our lives now, with e-commerce, means that logistics and supply chains support the growth of the wider economy. © Elnur |center_img “But how do we get people to understand that? This sector has done very, very little to attract new talent into the industry.”In response, Mr Kaye launched the NOVUS programme, an industry-led grouping that has organised a series of logistics degree courses in cooperation with Huddersfield University.Bethany Fovargue, operations director at NOVUS, is a former primary school teacher who said that, while many previous efforts had concentrated on potential graduates and school-leavers, the critical age group for employers to attract potential recruits was now in the 14-year-old range.But, she added, the industry suffered from a wide-ranging problem that people outside it simply didn’t understand its function.“We know that young people want to study business – what we need to do now is to take their concept of what business is and turn it into supply chain management. And we want to do that at a younger age than previously so that children develop a burning desire to become logisticians.”Mr Kaye explained that the NOVUS initiative now boasts two logistics degree courses and is funded by some 25 companies that pay £5,000 a year membership, which goes towards funding students’ tuition fees.Each of those companies – manufacturers and retailers as well as logistics service providers – also provide mentors and work experience options. Every student that graduates is guaranteed employment. Since 2013, some 200 graduates have passed through the programme.Over the past year or so, the UK government’s Trailblazer apprenticeship scheme was expected to address some of these issues, but Jim French, PD Ports’ portcentric logistics director, told delegates less than 10% of the funds paid in by the freight industry had been drawn out to fund new apprentices.“In the 12 months since the levy was introduced, the logistics sector contributed £83m, but has drawn out just £4.8m.“The problem is that the industry is so fragmented that a lot of smaller companies aren’t paying the levy at all, while many of those that are, are not drawing any of the money out.”last_img read more

Cape Coral COVID-19 vaccine site opens Monday

first_imgCape Coral applies for FWC grant to improve Yacht Club Park’s marina June 16, 2021 CAPE CORAL, Fla. — The City of Cape Coral is teaming up with Curative to offer coronavirus vaccine to the community.Starting Monday, May 17, people can get a COVID-19 shot at the current testing site located across from City Hall at 1020 Cultural Park Boulevard.Walk ups are allowed at this site, but appointments can also be made.CLICK HERE to make an appointment. AdvertisementDC Young Fly knocks out heckler (video) – Rolling OutRead more6 comments’Mortal Kombat’ Exceeded Expectations Says WarnerMedia ExecutiveRead more2 commentsDo You Remember Bob’s Big Boy?Read more1 commentsKISS Front Man Paul Stanley Reveals This Is The End Of KISS As A Touring Band, For RealRead more1 comments WATCH: Porch pirate targets newly moved in Cape Coral residents June 16, 2021 Advertisement Advertisement One year later: Still no answers about Cape Coral mother’s disappearance June 16, 2021center_img RELATEDTOPICS ‘Fun Mobile’ program to bring free meals to Cape Coral children over summer June 16, 2021 AdvertisementTags: Cape Coralcovid-19 vaccinecurative AdvertisementThe vaccine site is offering the Moderna vaccine and will be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. The site plans on also offering the Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson vaccines in the next couple weeks. If you made an appointment, bring your appointment confirmation number. A government-issued ID is required for all appointments. If the appointment is for your second dose, please bring your vaccine record. Patients will be requested to remain at the location for 15 minutes after the vaccine is administered to monitor for any adverse side effects.The vaccine is free of charge. Curative will bill your insurance or the HRSA program to administer the vaccine, but health insurance is not required to get your shot. AdvertisementRecommended ArticlesBrie Larson Reportedly Replacing Robert Downey Jr. As The Face Of The MCURead more81 commentsGal Gadot Reportedly Being Recast As Wonder Woman For The FlashRead more29 commentslast_img read more

The best barbecue steak burger in Ireland comes from Laois

first_img Previous articleRemember the Game: Five of the best as The Heath clinches U-12 football title in 2000Next articleGood Week, Bad Week: A new Cathaoirleach, sporting disappointment and disapproval from the general public Alan HartnettStradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016. Twitter Pinterest Ten Laois based players named on Leinster rugby U-18 girls squad WhatsApp Pinterest Facebook Twitter Speaking to Midlands 103, owner Mark Williams says they are passing around the luck.He said: “We had some luck in winning, so lets pass the luck around.“They are two good causes and there isn’t a household in Ireland that hasn’t been affected by cancer at some stage I believe.“As for Spina Bifida, there is a young girl here in the town and it was because of her that we said we would do it for that chairty as well.”SEE ALSO – Victim of ‘homophobic attack’ is ‘overwhelmed’ as campaign reaches almost €18,000 WhatsApp Community Five Laois monuments to receive almost €200,000 in government funding center_img TAGSsteakWilliams’ Butchers RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Home News The best barbecue steak burger in Ireland comes from Laois News Community Rugby Facebook The best barbecue steak burger in Ireland comes from Laois By Alan Hartnett – 30th June 2018 We are famous for a lot of things here in Laois – and now we have another thing to be proud of.A Laois butchers has won Butchery International’s best barbecue steak burger in Ireland.Williams’ Butchers in Abbeyleix is giving away their award winning product to raise funds for Irish Cancer Society and Spina Bifida Ireland.The event is running between 11am and 3pm at their shop on Main Street today.Butchery Excellence International’s annual ‘All Ireland BBQ Championships’ was a roaring success.The event, which was held on June 6 in Aughnacloy Golf Club, boasted over 100 applicants from all over Ireland.And that wasn’t the only award that the Abbeyleix butchers took away on the night.They came third in the All Ireland BBQ Championship, third in the BBQ Premium Steak Category, received a gold award for their Lamb Kebab (Spanish Flavour Sauce) and another gold for their Chilli Cheese Steak Burger. Charlie Flanagan on Electric Picnic: ‘I’d ask organisers to consult with community leaders’last_img read more

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, September 30, 2020

first_img Electric Picnic organisers release statement following confirmation of new festival date WhatsApp Pinterest News Laois Councillor ‘amazed’ at Electric Picnic decision to apply for later date for 2021 festival Facebook Twitter Bizarre situation as Ben Brennan breaks up Fianna Fáil-Fine Gael arrangement to take Graiguecullen-Portarlington vice-chair role Below are the recent deaths in Laois.Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam.Mary FoleyBeechfield Manor Nursing Home, Shankill, Dublin / Laois / Athy, KildareFormerly of Barrowhouse, Athy. Deeply regretted by her loving family and friends.Rest in PeaceRemoval by Rigney’s Funeral Director’s on Wednesday evening to arrive at St. Mary’s Church, Barrowhouse for prayers at 7pm. Private requiem Mass at 2pm on Thursday afternoon (limited to 37 people) followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.Anna (Nana) O’Connor (née Buggy)Courtwood, Ballybrittas, LaoisDied in the loving care of the staff of Portlaoise General Hospital. Deeply regretted by her sons Edward, Michael, Noel and Enda, daughters Ann, Tina, Siobhán and Denise, sons-in-law PJ, Shaun, Leo and the late Felix, daughters-in-law Helen, Andrea, Janet and the late Mary, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, neighbours and a large circle of friends.May Anna Rest In PeaceReposing at her daughter and son-in-law’s residence, Siobhán and Shaun Foley, at Kilrory, Stradbally, Portlaoise (R32 V8D3) this Wednesday from 3pm with rosary at 9pm. Removal on Thursday morning for Mass in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Rath at 12 noon. Restricted to 50 people in the church. Burial immediately afterwards in the new cemetery, Emo.House private on Thursday morning please.Sr. Dorothy BennettPortadown, Armagh / Mountmellick, LaoisBennett, Sr. Dorothy R.I.P. (Portadown and formerly Mountmellick, Co. Laois), 27th September 2020. Sr. Dorothy will repose in Quinn Bros. Funeral Home, 138 Obins Street, Portadown BT62 1BP today Monday from 1.00pm until removal at 6.40pm to St. Patrick’s Church, William Street arriving at 6.50pm.Requiem mass tomorrow Tuesday at 10.00am followed by Cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan.Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on her soul.Deeply regretted by her sorrowing nieces, nephews, grand nieces, grand nephews, Presentation Sisters and friends.Restricted numbers will be allowed in to Funeral Home at a time, face coverings/masks will be required.House and funeral strictly private due to the ongoing pandemic.Sr. Dorothy’s Requiem Mass can be viewed on Drumcree Parish YouTube Channel from Tuesday afternoon.Patrick NolanThe Heath, Portlaoise, LaoisNolan, Raheen, The Heath, Co. Laois, Sept 26th 2020, peacefully in the tender care of the staff of Drominin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Patrick, beloved husband of the late Bridget and predeceased by his son Michael. Deeply regretted by his loving family, sisters Bridget Kavanagh, and Peg O’Keefe, brother Frank (USA), his carer Maureen Ryan, Peggy Kavanagh and Joan Ryan, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.May He Rest in PeaceGiven the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew him, a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place at 11 am in the Church of the Assumption, The Heath, on Tuesday. Interment will take place afterwards in the Heath Cemetery.Ethnea Costello (née Casey)The Green, Kilminchy, Portlaoise, LaoisCostello (nee Casey) The Green, Kilminchy, Guileen, Stradbally. Sept 27th, peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. Ethnea, beloved wife of the late John Christopher Costello. Dearly loved mother to Kevin, Joseph, Paul, Shane, Mary and Anne. Deeply regretted by her loving family, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, former colleagues at The Ethnea Casey Clinic, Portlaoise.May She Rest in PeaceGiven the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew her, a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place at 12 noon on Tuesday in St. Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise and will be streamed on the webcam http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/. Burial afterwards in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portaoise.The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.Teresa Conroy (née Sawyer)Ballydavis, Portlaoise, Laois/Clonaslee, LaoisConroy (nee Sawyer) Ballydavis, Portlaoise and late of Clonaslee. Sept. 26th 2020, peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Teresa, beloved wife of the late Sean. Predeceased by her son John and grandson Darren. Dearly loved mother to Mary and Brendan. Deeply regretted by her loving family, son-in-law Joe Campbell and daughter-in-law Anne, grandchildren, Mark, David, Brendan and Chloe, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Former Nursing staff colleagues at Portlaoise Regional Hospital.Removal on Monday morning from Keegan’s Funeral Home. Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew her, a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place at 12 noon on Monday in St. Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise and will be streamed on the webcam http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/. Burial afterwards in SS Peter and Pauls Cemetery, Portlaoise.The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.SEE ALSO – Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, September 29, 2020 Facebook Home Deaths Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, September 30, 2020 Deaths TAGSDeaths in Laois WhatsApp By Alan Hartnett – 30th September 2020 Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, September 30, 2020 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Electric Picnic Electric Picnic Twitter Previous articleEngage with the Students and Staff of Portlaoise College at their Virtual Open NightNext articleFull round of CCFL fixtures announced as the new season starts Alan HartnettStradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016. 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Performers in Arts Festival Receive Awards

first_imgPerformers in Arts Festival Receive Awards UncategorizedJune 17, 2008 RelatedPerformers in Arts Festival Receive Awards RelatedPerformers in Arts Festival Receive Awards RelatedPerformers in Arts Festival Receive Awardscenter_img FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Several organizations and individuals in St. Mary were presented with awards for their performances in the 2008 Performing Arts Festival, at a function sponsored by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), at the Anglican Church Hall in Port Maria on June 11.Dubbed an Evening of Excellence by its organizers, the function showcased all the parish’s gold winning performers in the festival and provided an opportunity for their performances to be seen by persons who were not able to witness them before.The awards were made on the basis of the amount of medals won by the performers during the festival, with gold earning four points, silver gaining three points, and bronze producing two points.The performers awarded at the function were those receiving the highest number of points as a result of the calculations. The categories for which the awards were presented were: music, speech, dance, drama, and traditional folk forms.St. Mary Technical High School received an award for music; Marymount High School for speech; Iona High School for drama; the St. Mary Dream Dancers for dance, and Retreat Primary and Junior High School for traditional folk forms.In addition, three teachers, Bruce Wedderburn of St. Mary Technical High School, and Ilena Williams and Anita Bailey of Marymount High School were presented with the Most Outstanding Teacher Awards for their role in preparing students for their participation in music and speech, respectively, in this year’s festival competition.Denise Morrison, Cultural Organizer for St. Mary told JIS News that the JCDC was pleased to be able to host the function and expressed appreciation to the people of the parish for supporting the event.Praising the awardees for their outstanding performances during the competition, she expressed confidence that the high standards they have established, would be maintained by performers during next year’s competition. Advertisementslast_img read more

Mango Valley Project to Benefit from EU Grant

first_imgRelatedMango Valley Project to Benefit from EU Grant Advertisements RelatedMango Valley Project to Benefit from EU Grant RelatedMango Valley Project to Benefit from EU Grantcenter_img FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail The women of Mango Valley in St. Mary and their families, along with displaced banana workers are to benefit from a $26 million grant, part of a total package of $196 million, under a European Union (EU) Banana Support Agreement between the Government of Jamaica and the EU.The agreement was signed at the Port Maria Civic Centre yesterday (December 4), by Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Christopher Tufton, representing the Government of Jamaica, and Head of Delegation of the European Commission to Jamaica, Ambassador Marco Mazzocchi Alemanni on behalf of the European Union.The Mango Valley women will move into export and agri-tourism starting next year. They plan to employ more persons from the surrounding areas, procure equipment to do portion packaging of fruit preserves to be sold to local hotels, and export breadfruit flour to Barbados, said Cinderella Anderson, President of the Mango Valley Visionary Friendly Society, in an interview with JIS News at the signing.“This new phase of the Mango Valley Project adds to their previous operations in organic farming and manufacture of pastries and jams,” Miss Anderson said, while informing that “in their pastries they blend flour made from breadfruit and banana with imported wheat flour”. Miss Anderson pointed out that while attending a recent trade show in Barbados, companies expressed an interest in their breadfruit flour, which they now plan to produce with the new EU grant, for export to Barbados.Many of the women who are involved in the project, and who worked in the banana industry in the past, were involved in the carrying, washing, packaging and selling of bananas. Noting that two men are also in the group she indicated that everyone was quite satisfied and was looking forward to continued growth and expansion.Ambassador Alemanni in his address said “the Banana Support Programme had resulted from the EU re-thinking its support for the industry to facilitate the transition of banana workers who had exited the industry in the last decade as well as their communities into new, diverse and sustainable income generating activities”.Explaining further he said, “the approach is an integrated one comprising access to financing, training, small scale economic activities and technology integration.”Meanwhile, Minister Tufton said that while he supported diversification as a way of reducing vulnerability and creating alternatives to meet new challenges, he recognized that banana production remained a very important aspect of rural development.“Local consumption of bananas is three times that of exports and added to this amount are quantities required by visiting consumers. We are not abandoning exports” he said adding that, “the EU is supporting those who wish to diversify as well as those who wish to stay in banana production”.Dr. Tufton asserted that, “the best way to continue banana production is by making it less vulnerable to hurricanes, by spreading production to parishes less susceptible to hurricane damage and growing shorter varieties that suffer less wind damage.Funds for the Mango Valley project will be disbursed to Coventry University, which will provide management and financial support and oversee technical inputs and training. They will work in collaboration with RADA which has monitoring responsibility on behalf of the Ministry of Agriculture.The other five projects supported under the European Union Banana support agreement include banana sector retraining through the HEART Trust; institutional strengthening of micro- enterprises through the St. Thomas Credit Union; capacity strengthening through Christian Aid; agro-tourism through the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation in Agriculture(IICA), and egg marketing through the Jamaica Egg Farmers Association. Mango Valley Project to Benefit from EU Grant UncategorizedDecember 7, 2008last_img read more

Shaw Opens First Caribbean’s Portmore Branch

first_imgFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw, has appealed to financial institutions to play a greater role in facilitating entrepreneurial activity and productivity in Jamaica.“It is time for a redefinition of your role as financial institutions in Jamaica. It cannot be just about how many Government papers we can buy anymore. It has to be about how we can facilitate more entrepreneurial activity on the ground. How can we produce more, how can we create things that need to be created either for the local or the export market,” Mr. Shaw insisted.He was speaking at the ceremonial opening of the First Caribbean International Bank’s Portmore branch, St. Catherine, Sunday (October 25).Mr. Shaw said that there is need for a cultural shift in the country, a shift back to the creation of profit by hard work, initiative and enterprise, and the financial institutions have a role to play in this.First Caribbean International Bank’s new Portmore branch, St. Catherine. The branch was ceremonially opened Sunday (October 25), and will open for business on November 9.“Financial institutions need to become a part of this whole new mission of transformation, of creating welcoming lines for people who dare to risk, who have ideas, have taken the time to put together business plans,” the Minister stated.He commended First Caribbean on opening its newest branch, and for “spreading its wings.” He also suggested that the branch offer its services on a Saturday, to accommodate residents who may not have the time to bank during the week.The bank’s Managing Director, Clovis Metcalfe, noted that the opening was the last of three branches commissioned under First Caribbean’s Jamaica Expansion Strategy project, which began in 2006. The others opened were in Savanna-la-Mar, Westmoreland in January, 2007, and in Liguanea, Kingston in June, 2008. He said that the Portmore branch will be officially opened for business on November 9.Mayor of Portmore, His Worship Keith Hinds, also welcomed the new branch, noting that with the explosion in the growth of the population in Portmore, and its proximity to transportation, a highway and all the things that can make good business sense, First Caribbean’s presence was a pleasure.Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Hon. Audley Shaw (left) being greeted by Managing Director of the First Caribbean International Bank, Clovis Metcalfe, when he arrived for the ceremonial opening of the bank’s Portmore branch, St. Catherine, Sunday (October 25). The branch will open for business on November 9.Member of Parliament for South St. Catherine, Fitz Jackson, stressed the importance of the institution bringing new customers to the formal banking system, noting that by increasing its customer base, the bank’s products would stimulate more entrepreneurship and drive commercial activity in the area. Shaw Opens First Caribbean’s Portmore Branch Finance & Public ServiceOctober 26, 2009 RelatedShaw Opens First Caribbean’s Portmore Branch Advertisementscenter_img RelatedShaw Opens First Caribbean’s Portmore Branch RelatedShaw Opens First Caribbean’s Portmore Branchlast_img read more

Aston Martin gives its new AM-RB 003 hypercar a name: Valhalla

first_img See More Videos Deploying lightweight construction methods and aerodynamics pioneered in the big-brother Valkyrie, the Valhalla will be powered by a hybrid system comprised of a high-output turbo V6 and battery-electric power team. Just 500 examples of the all-carbon-fibre hypercar will be built.Just like that family back in high school who called all their kids names which began with the letter ‘J,’ Aston Martin has a long history of titling their cars with a ‘V.’ Vantage, Vulcan, Vanquish, Valkyrie—take yer pick of high-performance coupes that exude more than just a dash of swagger.Speaking of the Valkyrie, this car borrows some of its design, but uses less extreme language. The company says it wants this to be a car people can daily, endowing it with space behind the seats for luggage and even a place to mount your smartphone on the dash. The example shown this year in Geneva also had a steering wheel full of vehicle controls and a display screen in the hub.At the show, Aston also showed off the Valhalla’s aero tech, which has been validated by NASA. Yes, that NASA. The Valhalla’s rear wing is equipped with something called FlexFoil, which allows the car’s downforce to be changed without changing the physical angle of the entire element. This seamless design will allegedly increase downforce while reducing wind noise when compared to a traditional active wing design. RELATED TAGSAston MartinNewsAston MartinhypercarValhalla Trending in Canada PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | Driving.ca virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Driving.ca The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. When the Norse god Odin selected honored warriors for the afterlife, he sent them to a majestic paradise called Valhalla.Stern stuff, then, and the perfect name for Aston Martin’s new hypercar.Formerly identified by its code name – AM-RB 003, which made it sound like the world’s fastest fax machine – Aston Martin’s latest mid-engined hypercar is a collaboration with Red Bull Advanced Technologies and technical whiz Adrian Newey. center_img COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS advertisement Aston figures it’ll be producing Valhalla road cars by the calendar year 2021. Price? If you have to ask— Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” Trending Videos ‹ Previous Next ›last_img read more

Five things to know about the health effects of marijuana use

first_img Published: March 19, 2014 Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail By Dr. Donald Misch, CU-Boulder Senior Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health and WellnessPlease take a moment to review the following information about the health effects of marijuana use:  There is a significant risk of addiction for frequent, regular users of marijuana. The earlier you start and the more you use, the greater the chance you will become addicted. Once addicted, there are withdrawal symptoms and beating the addiction is difficult. Marijuana affects the ability to drive safely. Using marijuana alone doubles your risk of a car accident, while using alcohol at the same time increases the risk even more. It is not safe to drive for up to four hours after using marijuana. Using marijuana affects your learning capabilities. When you use marijuana it affects your memory making process, so you do not retain what you learn. The more frequent the use, the greater the effect. Beginning use of marijuana at an early age can lead to long-term neuropsychological deficits including impaired thinking and judgment. These effects may be permanent in some cases. People who have a personal or family history of psychosis are at increased risk of psychiatric decompensation.For more information visit the National Institutes of Health.last_img read more