Amy Roper

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British Vogue at 100: how a magazine pictured a nation in style

It wouldn’t be ‘Vogueland’ without Shrimpton and Moss, Bailey and Beaton, but this new exhibition of Vogue images at the National Portrait Gallery also offers a long record of British life, from Woolf to Winterson, Bowie to Beckham<p>Few publications, however august or important, have had quite the …

Tesla showcases 3 self-driving features: Summon, Autopilot, and Autopark (video)

Self-driving vehicles that are at least partially autonomous are no longer science-fiction. Google has had prototypes driving around for a few years …

Customers

Electric cars are going to be allowed to drive in some of England's bus lanes

The change comes as part of a new government scheme designed to encourage people to use electric cars. There's a host of new benefits announced for electric car owners.<p>New electric car charging stations will be installed across the country, and some cities in England will also give free parking to …

If Tesla ever made a Super Bowl ad, this would be it

Tesla's autopilot feature has led to some Model S owners doing stupid things with their cars for YouTube videos. While Tesla still considers its self-driving car features "beta," the company is showing them off in its own YouTube video. There's no amateur footage involved with Tesla's own promo. In …

Charging an electric car as fast as filling a tank of gas

20.01.16 - Electric cars will be competitive when they can be charged in the time it takes to fill the gas tank. EPFL researchers have found the …

How public art gets lost - and saved

For fans of public art in Philadelphia, it still stings to think about that day in 1998 when word got out that an iconic wall sculpture by artist …

Strength Training for Runners: Box Jumps

Photo: Scott Draper | CompetitorBox jumps are an excellent plyometric exercise for building explosive muscular strength in the hamstrings, glutes and …

Why Comfort Food Comforts

A new study looks at the intersection of taste, nostalgia, and loneliness.<p>When the Oxford English Dictionary added a definition for “comfort food” in 1997, it traced the term’s etymology back to a 1977 <i>Washington Post</i> magazine article about Southern cooking: “Along with grits, one of the comfort …

20+ Recycled Pallet Wall Art Ideas for Enhancing Your Interior

An artistic wall can add a unique style to your room. S […]

The fascinating evolution of the electric car

Traditional automakers including General Motors, Volkswagen, Daimler AG, and others are all investing heavily in electric vehicles. And Tesla, of course, has built its entire business off of battery powered cars.<p>But electric automobiles are nothing new. They actually have a rich history in the US …

Meet The Woman Entrepreneur Making Low-Cost Electric Vehicles Backed By Ratan Tata And Infosys' Co-Founder

While Tesla and Apple are working on electric car technologies, a woman entrepreneur from the southern Indian city of Coimbatore is going after a completely different segment – electric cycles, scooters and load carriers.<p>Hemalatha Annamalai, 47, makes low-cost electric vehicles out of her plant in …

Ratan Tata

Nine ways to improve nutrition and tackle climate change

Global development professionals network,Improving nutrition and food security - global development professionals network,Climate change,Nutrition and development,Nutrition,Food security<p>How should we deal with the serious threat climate change poses to nutrition and food security? Our panel of …

What is the best way to cook vegetables to maximize their nutritional value?

<b>The question</b><p>It's almost salad season, and this year I have vowed to improve my diet by eating far more vegetables in a variety of salads. But I'd like a variety of raw and roasted or otherwise cooked vegetables for a mix of textures and flavours. Are raw vegetables always healthier? Do all cooking …

Using Nutrition To Recover Better From Injury

Table of Contents<p>Injuries can quite literally stop a runner in his or her tracks. Recent research suggests that half of sports injuries lead to an …

Exercise

Neglecting training nutrition: Workout Mistakes

Share<p>Tweet<p>1. Neglecting training nutrition<p>iStockphoto.com<p>Within around 60 minutes of completing your training, your body is primed to load muscles with fuel and energy. If the right fuel is given to your body during this window, you can stimulate protein synthesis (muscle growth) and the …

Muscle

Building a New Norm with Climate Sensitive Nutrition

<i>Cities hold the key to sustainably improving the nutritional status of billions</i><p>The discussion around climate change has been a long and exhaustive battle, but this year signals a turning point. Heads of state from all over the world, including the US and China, gathered at the UN Conference on …

Health & Sports

Canada

Nutrition Panel Tells All: Fueling the Future

According to an article on the <i>Stanford Social Innovation Review</i>, "No single organization has the ability to solve any major social problem at scale by itself. Collective impact is a powerful new approach to cross-sector collaboration that is achieving measurable effects on major social issues." New …

The Growing Food Fight over the Government’s Nutrition Guidelines

Have you heard? The GOP is declaring war on science again.<p>In February, a government-appointed nutrition advisory panel said Americans should eat less …