Volvo revealing ultra-luxurious XC90 Excellence in Shanghai [w/video]
The XC90 Excellence also offers a leather instrument panel with contrasting thread, while the headliner of the cabin is colour coordinated pure Nubuck textile. Exterior styling differentiators including an Excellence rank mark, chrome B- and C-pillar ...
April 14, 2015
Events in Connecticut for Jan. 18-24, 2015
HARTFORD Infinity Hall Hartford Dan Naturman and Shaun Eli. Jan. 22 at 8 p.m. $20 . NEW HAVEN Yale University Collection of Musical Instruments Four Nations Ensemble, classical. Jan. 25 at 3 p.m. . NEW BRITAIN Hole in the Wall Theater “Through a ...
January 18, 2015
Events in Connecticut for Jan. 25-31, 2015
HARTFORD Infinity Hall Hartford Bela Fleck with the Knights, jam band. Jan. 30 at 8 NEW HAVEN Yale University Collection of Musical Instruments Four Nations Ensemble, classical. Jan. 25 at 3 . NEW BRITAIN Hole in the Wall Theater “Through a ...
January 24, 2015
Dataland: the MIT's '70s media room concept that influenced the Mac
The setup. The SDMS "office of the future" features an instrument-augmented Eames chair, with each armrest containing a joystick and touch-sensitive pad. The chair is also outfitted with a Filling the user's vision is a large, wall-sized screen ...
May 24, 2012
So, can we stop worrying about “peak oil” now?
Whatever else the complexities of the global economy and national policies may mean, it is at least abundantly clear that we are not running up against a wall of fuel supplies anytime soon; and even better, that human beings are endlessly adaptable, ...
February 23, 2013
Gear: March 2014
Tune and Decay knobs are now present on every instrument, and the Bass Drum and Snare Drum have additional controls such as Attack, Snappy, and Comp. Roland says it allows for a wide variety of tones, from subtle Unlike drum machines from the early ...
March 2, 2014
Gear: October 2010
The third model is a recreation of the instrument on display at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in Cleveland, with a thin, natural finish and Lennon's famous “John And Yoko” caricature sketches, representing the appearance of the guitar during the ...
October 2, 2010
If you're still left with the impression that Volvo is more of a premium automaker than a luxury one, you'll want to rethink that after looking at the new XC90 Excellence. The most opulent version of the Swedish automaker's new flagship crossover , the Volvo XC90 Excellence away with its seven-seat configuration and replaces it with four: The two seats up front as per usual, but instead of the two back rows, it has... The vehicle billed as the most luxurious in Volvo's 88 year history is being unveiled at the Shanghai Motor Show , but is earmarked for global availability. Top of the line Volvo XC90 'Excellence' to be unveiled at Shanghai Auto Show. Volvo Cars will unveil the most luxurious vehicle ever built by the Swedish company in its 88 year history at the Shanghai International Automobile Show – an elegant and refined four-seat version of its recently launched XC90. The XC90 Excellence...
The SDMS system grew out of research with the Office of Naval Research and with support from DARPA, and can be concisely described as a way to use virtual space as the organizing element for information. MIT's Principal Research Scientist Dr. Richard A. Bolt authored the study, and his 1979 paper kicks off with a prologue from none other than Nicholas Negroponte, who writes:. " Growing out of a MIT Architecture Machine Group (a predecessor to the MIT Media Lab) proposal in 1976 for research on "Augmentation of Human Resources in Command and Control through Multiple Media Man-Machine Interaction," SDMS is organized... Historically, the memory palace was a common technique for improving human memory, and the paper specifically mentions the "Simonides effect. Briefly, the ancient Greek poet Simonides (p. 8) mentally associated parts of a long speech or story with specific rooms in a temple, and the statues and unique parts of each room could be used as additional markers. Mentally tracing a path through the temple in one's mind helped the speaker reconstruct the individual parts of a poem, with each room or element effectively serving as memory storage. Leaping forward thousands of years, the SDMS proposed "the creation of an information management system whose distinguishing.
For decades , eco-radicals and Malthusians have been crying wolf at the calamitous and ever-imminent phenomenon of “peak oil,” when extraction reaches its highest possible rate and the wells will start running dry — leading to famine- and... Obviously, oil and gas’s critics have an interest in perpetuating the time-bomb fear of peak oil (all the better that we forcibly commit to their preferred ‘green’ energies, on the double), but we have amazingly managed to bypass all of these... When the final figures for the fourth quarter of 2012 are in, the world will have a new crude oil production record: the total for the first three quarters was about 1 percent ahead of the 2011 total. But the IEA also says that the world has already reached the peak of conventional oil extraction and that the continuing rise in output is now due only to rising recovery of unconventional sources including extra heavy oil, oil sands, and gas... The oil industry has always pushed the boundaries of extraction : going first deeper as rotary drills displaced old percussion drilling, then offshore but within.
Infinity Instruments Retro Iron Wall Clock, Aura
Infinity Instruments Retro Wall Clock collection has been a staple in the interior design/wall décor accessories for well over a decade. It has proven the test of time with a clean retro look that fits most, if not all, home décor layouts. There have ...
July 10, 2015
Infinity Instruments Accent Wall Clock
Infinity Instruments Accent is an Infinity custom designed modern style clock. A perfect clock for sleek modern and / or contemporary home or office décor. This stylish clock is made of tempered glass with custom designed metal hands.
December 10, 2013