The Sun Daily
6 hours
Some of the sporting activities lined up include a three-legged race, football battle, gunny sack challenge, catch the flying ball, angry bird elastic, basketball shots, animal inflatable football dribbling, balloon dart and a lot more. NOTE TO MEMBERS To redeem a complimentary entry pass to the carnival, just present a valid receipt from any outlet within Atria. Each pass warrants participation to one game or contest. Members may preregister at the concierge counter at the concourse or via www.atria.com.my Membership card and receipt must be presented prior to entry. Number of participants are limited, so register early to avoid disappointment. NEW MEMBERSHIP Parties interested in becoming an Atria Friend member are encouraged to check out Atria’s “Refer-A-Friendprogramme. A campaign drive will run during the carnival. Shoppers who spend a minimum of RM100 across a maximum of two same-day receipts are eligible to sign up as Atria Friend members.
Sky News
21 hours
We know very little about this. How many others who have been suspected of terrorism have been in Guantanamo Bay, I now at liberty, and are they being properly monitored? Thank you very much indeed. And we'll be discussing this further at half past, with the former independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, Lord Carlile, and the Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Crispin Blunt. It is concerning Coca-Cola and elastic waist, something -- plastic waste, something that we have been campaigning on.
Hackaday
2 days
For example, one of the test objects curled a beam into a semi-circle using 100 distinct shapes over time . The math tells you what profile you need and the magnetic field required to actuate it. The researchers used a silicone rubber known as Ecoflex. They mix aluminum granules with some of the rubber and neodymium-iron-boron particles with the remainder. They create a mold for the part they want to make a great use for a 3D printer. Then they cast the passive part of the shape using the rubber/aluminum mix. Once cured, a laser cutter creates a channel for the active part of the shape, which is cast using the magnetic rubber material. It is important that both mixtures have the same elastic modulus, and the amount of material added apparently took some trial and error. (Oh sorry, this is a scientific paper, so it was experimentally characterized.
DNews
3 days
Futurity
8 days
The smart fabric is made up of several materials fabricated from nanomaterials and organic compounds. These compounds are dissolved in solution to produce different electronic inks, which are run through the printer to make the devices. From the ink, Wang and his team have successfully created the elastic material, the circuit and the organic light-emitting diode, or OLED. The next step is combining the circuit and OLED into a single pixel, which Wang estimates will take one to two years. There are generally millions of pixels just underneath the screen of a smart tablet or a large display. Dissolving battery could power devices that self-destruct Once the researchers successfully combine the circuit and OLED into a working pixel, the smart fabric can be potentially commercialized. Conceivably, Wang says, the stretchable electronic fabric can be folded and put in your pocket without breaking.
Futurity
8 days
The smart fabric is made up of several materials fabricated from nanomaterials and organic compounds. These compounds are dissolved in solution to produce different electronic inks, which are run through the printer to make the devices. From the ink, Wang and his team have successfully created the elastic material, the circuit and the organic light-emitting diode, or OLED. The next step is combining the circuit and OLED into a single pixel, which Wang estimates will take one to two years. There are generally millions of pixels just underneath the screen of a smart tablet or a large display. Dissolving battery could power devices that self-destruct Once the researchers successfully combine the circuit and OLED into a working pixel, the smart fabric can be potentially commercialized. Conceivably, Wang says, the stretchable electronic fabric can be folded and put in your pocket without breaking.
Futurity
8 days
Interest in these treatments has grown recently, as the results of clinical trials like REVOLENS, published in JAMA in 2016, showed significant improvement for some patients six months after surgery. But no research has explained why the procedures work better in some patients than others. Even if you quit smoking, emphysema keeps progressing, though at a lower rate. There's been a lot of research, clinical trials. But not much investigation of what's happening at the microscopic scale, says Jarred Mondoñedo a School of Medicine MD candidate and lead author of the PLOS Computational Biology study. That's where the direction of this research came from. We said, Let's really find out what's going on.' Simple computer program The new research builds on previously published results from Suki, who had studied the elastic properties of healthy and diseased lung tissue by actually stretching samples in the lab.
BBC Two England
8 days
So, why was he killed? The best text and elastic murders on the Korean regime was called Macbeth. Kim Jong-un's hunger to rule will lead him to kill anyone who stands between him and his rule on power. So far, he is believed to have executed 340 officials.
The Huffington Post
9 days
On the tongue: In order to achieve a simulacrum of “passion fruit flavor,” scientists used no fewer than 4,000 ingredients, at least according to the side of the box. Is there anything hotter than chewing on 0.0003 percent Butylated Hydroxyanisole? No. No there is not. Verdict: Meh. 2. Female Chocolate Thong Underwear By Tom and Sally's First impression : There is so much string here! Why is there so much string! The more I tried to untangle the thong, the more tangled it became. One big positive: buried deep inside the nest of string was a huge milk chocolate heart. RELATED: What to Wear on Valentine’s Day for Every Type of Date On the body: After struggling with miles of red elastic string, I eventually wrangled the “thong” into a passable position on my body. I dont know what I did wrong, but there was a lot of extra string left dangling around, so I tucked it in with the other strings and called it a day.
Ars Technica
10 days
Hackaday
10 days
As pinball has evolved, it has gone from a simple gravity based game to an electromechanical one. As the 20th century came to a close, pinball games added digital elements as well, matrix displays replaced electromechanical scoreboards, and LEDs replaced incandescent bulbs. While the game got more creative as new technologies became available, the basics of the pinball never changed keep the ball alive using your skill with the flippers (and the occasional nudge.) [Garagem Fab Lab] has taken the basics of the pinball machine and, with some wood and elastic bands, has created a very nice desktop pinball machine . The plans for the game require getting the wood cut by a CNC mill, but they could probably be easily created using a jigsaw. Instead of electrical buttons and solenoids, pieces of wood push the flippers out and elastics reset them when released.
Sky News
11 days
He has made some great movies. I think he's on the cost of it. Brits the better on this side of the elastic than they do on the Oscars. Who will come out on top tonight? -- Atlantic. Well, I think Americans will be the big winners tonight.
Open Culture
13 days
It was simple music played with so much irreverence that it proved irresistible” to Americans caught up in country’s rapid urbanization and modernizing. The first jazz record was transitional music—not necessarily a jazz big bang moment; “looser and more spontaneous than the ragtime that had swept the country at the turn of the century,” writes Geoffrey Himes at Smithsonian , “but lacking the improvised solos and elastic rhythm of jazz to come.” Just as in the emergence of rock and roll in the 1950s, most jazz fans first came to know white groups like the Original DixielandJassBand before they met the black New Orleanians who invented the music. But immediately after “Livery Stable Blues” the market was awash with both “jass” and “jazzreleases, including the first by a black American jazz act, Wilbur Sweatman and his Jass Band, and a jazz record from the legendary blues pioneer W.
Open Culture
13 days
It was simple music played with so much irreverence that it proved irresistible” to Americans caught up in country’s rapid urbanization and modernizing. The first jazz record was transitional music—not necessarily a jazz big bang moment; “looser and more spontaneous than the ragtime that had swept the country at the turn of the century,” writes Geoffrey Himes at Smithsonian , “but lacking the improvised solos and elastic rhythm of jazz to come.” Just as in the emergence of rock and roll in the 1950s, most jazz fans first came to know white groups like the Original DixielandJassBand before they met the black New Orleanians who invented the music. But immediately after “Livery Stable Blues” the market was awash with both “jass” and “jazzreleases, including the first by a black American jazz act, Wilbur Sweatman and his Jass Band, and a jazz record from the legendary blues pioneer W.
Hemmings Daily
13 days
When we published the last From the parts bin mystery , reader Carl Pennauchi reached out for some help in identifying a tonneau boot cover he'd found on a $1 table at Hershey a decade or so back. The vendor was asked what car the cover fit, but his reply was simply, If I knew that, it wouldn't be on the $1 table. Here's what we do know. The cover is made from heavy-duty vinyl, stamped underneath with FMVSS 302, the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard relating to flammability of materials used in automotive interiors. Carl believes the cover is from a British car, but if so, it was clearly designed for one sold in the United States. It isnt from a big Healey, as Carl has owned several examples over the years. As his pictures illustrate, the cover has three elastic-suspended hooks (15 ½ inches apart) and two snaps in the front, as well as a series of snaps to attach the cover to the decklid in the rear.
Men's Fitness
13 days
Running 1. Running shoes can really make or break the race. I recommend getting a running assessment done before purchasing so that your shoes are tailor-made for your gait. 2. Runners should wear whatever feels most comfortable. Breathable materials are a must. In colder weather make sure to layer up. Triathlon Accessories 1. Invest in elastic laces. This could save you bundles of money, not to mention time while transitioning. 2. Get a race belt. They will keep your number securely in place and are far more convenient than faffing around with safety pins. They’re cheap to buy and you’ll only ever need one. 3. Trisuits are a personal preference – they will undoubtedly help make your race more seamless, but they’re not essential. 4. The “nudity in transitionregulation means you must always be covered when changing from the swim to cycle. A good tip is to wear a tight-fitting top and a pair of cycling shorts underneath your suit.
Men's Fitness
13 days
That doesnt have to mean putting your feet up with a box set though. You can do active recovery, such as 20min of easy swimming or cycling. Your rest days are important – not just to let your body recover but also to rest mentally. You can use the time to reflect on the sessions you’ve completed and think about what was good, what was bad and what needs improvement. Think about what you want to focus on in your next session so you can approach it with a clear idea of what you’re trying to get out of it. Keeping a training diary is a great way to help with this. 4. Try Foam Rolling Foam rolling, or self-myofascial release (SMR), is basically self-massage that corrects muscle tightness. It works well for most people and it’s certainly a more cost-effective way of recovering than paying for sports massages. Using a foam roller you apply pressure to specific points on your body to help realign your muscle tissues, keeping them elastic and healthy, ready for your next session.
Hackaday
13 days
The build itself is straightforward. All the parts are standard, off the shelf items stuff you can find in any store selling 3D printer parts. A few simple tools is all that's required to put it together. The only tricky part of the build would likely be the conveyor belt itself. [Absolutelyautomation] offers a few suggestions, mentioning old car or truck tyres and elastic resistance bands used for therapy / exercise as options. If you plan to replicate this, a few changes would be recommended. The 8 mm rollers could do with larger drums over them about an inch or two in diameter. That helps prevent belt slippage and improves tension adjustment. It ought to be easy to 3D print the add-on drums. The belt might also need support plates between the rollers to prevent sag. The speed display needs to be in linear units feet per minute or meters per minute, rather than motor rpm.
Digital Trends
13 days
As the creator of Elastic Precision, 27-year-old Brent EuDaly has built a business selling guns on the internet. Wooden, rubber band-firing guns, that is! Here's why they may be the best desk toy yet. The post James Bond-inspired rubber band gun is best way to annoy your co-workers appeared first on Digital Trends .
Digital Trends
13 days
As the creator of Elastic Precision, 27-year-old Brent EuDaly has built a business selling guns on the internet. Wooden, rubber band-firing guns, that is! Here's why they may be the best desk toy yet. The post Wooden rubber band guns will make you the scourge of your co-workers appeared first on Digital Trends .
ZDNet News
14 days
The Huffington Post
14 days
(Of course, Krugman was arguing for fiscal expansion under a Democratic president, but the point still stands.) Not even then do you get an immediate crisis. In 1953, Perón sent a message to Chilean president Carlos Ibáñez, a fellow army general. My dear friend: give the people, especially the workers, all that is possible, he wrote . There is nothing more elastic than the economy, which everyone fears so much because no one understands it. Trump, should he come to think about it, might stumble to the same conclusion. Anti-populists in the U.S., the U.K. and elsewhere must come to terms with the reality that bad policies pay off, both economically and politically, long before they become toxic. Yes, the excessive private and public debt, the loss of export capacity and the weakening of institutions harm the economy (and the polity) ― but only in the long run.
Red Bull
19 days
Watch the 2017 Volcom Pipe Pro on Red Bull TV: http://win.gs/VPP17 After four straight lay days here at the 2017 Volcom Pipe Pro, today competitors were greeted with one sand-sucking NNE pushing below sea-level rights down the beach from Backdoor to Off The Wall. While it was by no means traditional Pipe conditions, today was still dramatic, to say the least. We saw a handful of 8s and 9s, with far more bellyflops to dry sand and guillotine lips to the head than successful rides. While clean tubes werent as common as can be, it wasnt for lack of trying. From the young guns like Wyatt McHale and Seth Moniz to the more seasoned competitors with less-than elastic joints, bodies were put on the line for Round 2 berths. _ Experience the world of Red Bull like you have never seen it before. With the best action sports clips on the web and original series, prepare for your "stoke factor" to be at an all time high.
Popular Science
22 days