Today came a piece of good news in that fight against road deaths: We are closer than we thought to cars that could prevent all their drivers from dying in a wreck. The bad news? There's still decades of work ahead.
As the Patriots and Seahawks gear up for America's biggest game of the year in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona, each player on the losing team's 53-man roster is guaranteed a bonus check of $49,000 just for being there.
For the winning the team, the prize is a little sweeter, with a payout this year of $97,000, according to the 2014 NFL Media Guide. That means the journey from divisional leaders to Super Bowl champions pays out a total of $165,000 this year, a 5.1 percent increase from last season.
Amanda Carroll's insight:
if only moms were rewarded for taking kids to the dentist coming home with no cavities!!!!
Here’s one to file under “stars are just like us”: NFL celeb and father of two Jay Cutler had a childcare freak-out — via text — during wife Kristin Cavallari’s out-of-town trip recently. “Need u home asap. I’m about to leave,” was the S.O.S. message sent by Cutler, quarterback for the Chicago Bears, to his actress wife, who posted it on Instagram for all to chuckle over on Saturday. Pretty hilarious,” Cavallari wrote along with the text screenshot she posted on Instagram, which has already been
Shubham wants to develop a desktop Braille printer that costs around $350 and weighs just a few pounds, compared with current models that can weigh more than 20 pounds. The machine could be used to print Braille reading materials on paper, using raised dots instead of ink, from a personal computer or electronic device.
Amanda Carroll's insight:
all of a sudden those legos that are all over the floor at my house... not so mad about them.
How Crafty Are You? Pinterest is a treasure trove of projects just waiting for you to try your hand at. But from the abundance ofPinterest fails , you have to wonder just how feasible these beautiful crafts are for most people. Sure, a seasoned pro may scoff at the elementary instructions that are provided through community based forums, but the fact of the matter is that an amateur often needs help navigating the basics before crafting full-blown projects.
Astronomers said Wednesday they had found the first-ever ringed planet beyond our solar system, a super-world with a girdle of halos 200 times bigger than Saturn's. "It'd be huge! You'd see the rings and the gaps in the rings quite easily from Earth," Matthew Kenworthy of the Leiden Observatory in The Netherlands told AFP. Kenworthy and Eric Mamajec of New York's University of Rochester trawled through a database of millions of stars photographed by telescopes around the world in an exoplanet search project called SuperWASP. Exoplanets, worlds beyond our own Solar System, are observed from Earth through changes in the brightness of their central star.
GoDaddy is once again making headlines for its Super Bowl ads. The Internet domain company is causing a stir with what was supposed to be its 2015 spot, which appears to parody Anheuser-Busch's popular puppy-themed ads for Budweiser.
Jennifer Garner has made peace with the way she looks. The star of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day tries to maintain a healthy diet, but when she slips up, she doesn't beat herself up. "I eat a lot—a lot—of salads. That's the way that I get my veggies," Garner tells Yahoo! Beauty. "I eat lots of leafy greens, dark greens, with rice, too, because I want it to be a meal. I just have a big bag of greens that I get from the farmer's market on Sunday. I keep it in a Ziploc