ADVERTISING Read more Dozens of firms at the Paris Air Show this week are touting their green credentials, with the industry pledging to halve its carbon dioxide emissions from 2005 levels by 2050. Commercial aviation accounts for roughly 2% of global carbon emissions, but that number is set to rise as air traffic increases. Companies are investing in new electric technologies in anticipation.But experts say game-changing technology for cleaner planes is still decades away. To meet the 2050 goal, engineers will have to overcome daunting hurdles to reduce the reliance on fossil fuels.Batteries are a tempting alternative, either alone for smaller helicopters or in a hybrid system with traditional engines.Such planes could be particularly competitive for shorter flights in the US, which has few train networks between midsize cities.But scaling up the electric idea to bigger planes will require a quantum leap in battery technology."Today, one kilogram of battery doesn't provide as … [Read more...] about Aviation companies bet on electric at Paris Air Show
PARIS (AP) — Many World Cup teammates have special bonds. The tie that binds U.S. defender Ali Krieger and American goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris is among the strongest at the tournament. They got engaged last year and are planning a December wedding. “A lot of our teammates with their partners and spouses, they don’t get to be here day in and day out,” Krieger said. “It’s really nice to be able to share this moment with her and to make these memories with her.” They announced their engagement in People magazine in March, revealing Harris proposed on the beach in Clearwater, Florida, during a picnic last Sept. 15 and surprised Krieger with a ring. “She is what makes me. She is my life. She is the person I am spending the rest of my life with,” Harris said. They first met in 2010, a time both were training with the national team. They were teammates with the Washington Spirit of the National Women’s Soccer League for much of … [Read more...] about Wedding to follow World Cup for US teammates Krieger, Harris
Before this actress fell in love with her costar on a hit CW show, this native from Plantation, Florida lived for a year in Brazil. She's fluent in Portuguese, so that definitely came in handy. She attended American Heritage School, and in her yearbook revealed the strangest thing she does is -- you ready for this? -- chew her ice cream because, according to her, "it's the only way to get the taste." OK? By the way, she was attending NYU when she landed her breakout role and later scored a role on the Netflix original movie "The Perfect Date." Can you guess who she is? … [Read more...] about Guess Who This Bangs Baby Turned Into!
Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Feeling stressed at work? Try these 5 strategies 1 / 1 Back to Gallery (BPT) - Feeling stressed at work? If so, you’re not alone. A recent Gallup Poll revealed that 55% of Americans said they experienced stress “a lot” during the day, up from 46% in 2006. In the workplace, stress can affect your attitude, relationships with your colleagues and your work performance. Although a modest amount of stress is normal, high levels of stress can be dangerous to your health and may contribute to serious health problems such as high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, anxiety and depression. Fortunately, there are ways to help manage stress. Ann Marie O’Brien, R.N., national director of health strategies, UnitedHealthcare, shares the following tips to consider that may reduce your workplace stress and get you back on a healthy track performing at your usual best. 1) Talk to … [Read more...] about Feeling stressed at work? Try these 5 strategies
Demi Lovato has been a busy social media maven. The 26-year-old posted an Insta Stories selfie this Tuesday with Adele, gushing in a caption: 'I need this to be real.' That same day, she sizzled in a mirror selfie that saw her modeling a canary yellow coat over a black crop top and matching miniskirt. What a moment: Demi Lovato posted an Insta Stories selfie this Tuesday with Adele, gushing in a caption: 'I need this to be real' Demi is a longtime fan of Adele's work and has covered multiple songs of hers in various concert performances over the years. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Demi Lovato declares she is 'Unbreakable' after working up a... Kim Kardashian kicks off Father's Day tributes with message... Share this article Share During her Future Now tour with Nick Jonas, Demi sang Adele's number When We Were Young, as seen in a fan video of a Cleveland, Ohio gig. Another fan video from the previous year shows Demi belting Hello, which like When We … [Read more...] about Demi Lovato is yummy in yellow after meeting Adele