Koenigsegg just made a slick short film starring the Regera

first_img We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS RELATED TAGSKoenigseggNews Earlier this month, we saw a couple of Swedish supercar maker Koenigsegg’s staff get real in front of a camera for a rare cross-promotional video in collaboration with their national competitor, Polestar. That wasn’t the only video project it had in the works, either. Koenigsegg recently dropped a full blown mini-feature film on its YouTube channel. Called Time to Reign: A Koenigsegg Mini Blockbuster, the 15-minute project was conceived, produced and cast entirely in-house at Koenigsegg. In fact, the brand even formed its own production company, Spare Time In-House. The title Time to Reign is a clear nod to the 1,489-horsepower electric Regera,which in Swedish means “to reign.” See More Videos Trending in Canada PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | Driving.ca virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Driving.ca Trending Videoscenter_img Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” Honestly, it’s just a lot of fun and easily worth 15 minutes of your time. Even just to watch the company assistant’s solo dance performance. The whole thing has a whimsical summertime heist vibe — Ocean’s Tolve, if you will.  The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever advertisement ‹ Previous Next › Without spoiling too much, the plot revolves around a secret plan to steal CEO Christian Von Koenigsegg’s prized Regera, the last one ever produced. Christian plays himself, while the company’s customer and loyalty coordinator acts the part of the Big Bad, backed by a couple hacker/thief characters portrayed by a car designer and a marketing and event coordinator.  last_img read more

Yingli surpasses 2 GW of PV panel deliveries in Americas

first_imgYingli surpasses 2 GW of PV panel deliveries in AmericasMore than 80,000 homes and 5,000 business and institutions in both continents have installed PV systems using Yingli solar panels, according to the company. Since 2013, Yingli has deployed more than 150 MW of panels in Latin America and the Caribbean. October 21, 2014 pv magazine Installations Manufacturing Markets Markets & Policy Share Yingli Solar has surpassed 2 GW of cumulative solar panel deliveries in North and South America, the company said on Tuesday. The more than 6 million panels that the company has delivered are now generating electricity for more than 85,000 solar projects across the two continents. Robert Petrina, managing director of Yingli Green Energy Americas, described the development as a “historic milestone.” He added, “The investments that we’ve made in building highly capable local teams allow Yingli to provide differentiated services to our sophisticated and fast-growing customer base.” Yingli estimates that more than 80,000 homes and 5,000 business and institutions in the Americas have installed PV systems with its solar panels. The company said its most popular product line was the YGE 60 Cell Series, which it described as “a versatile multicyrstalline solar panel suited for most solar applications, from off-grid systems to large-scale utility projects.” Since early 2013, Yingli has deployed more than 150 MW of its panels in Latin America and the Caribbean, becoming a leader in the region in fewer than six quarters. “The United States remains an important market with strong growth potential, and we are very optimistic about the opportunities that it affords us,” said Yingli Chairman and CEO Liansheng Miao. “In addition, emerging markets are growing in significance as Latin America’s PV industry is catalyzed by reforms enabling the accelerated deployment of solar. With a network of five regional offices across the Americas and dedicated, experienced local teams, Yingli will continue to provide our local customers with high-quality solar panels and exceptional service.” In August, Yingli surpassed 10 GW of global PV module deliveries.Popular content The Hydrogen Stream: 20 MW green hydrogen plant in Finland, two Australian projects move forward Sergio Matalucci 20 April 2021 pv-magazine.com Storegga, Shell and Harbour Energy want to set up a 20 MW blue hydrogen production facility in the U.K. Australia’s Origin Energy wants to build a hy… Enabling aluminum in batteries Mark Hutchins 27 April 2021 pv-magazine.com Scientists in South Korea and the UK demonstrated a new cathode material for an aluminum-ion battery, which achieved impressive results in both speci… ITRPV: Large formats are here to stay Mark Hutchins 29 April 2021 pv-magazine.com The 2021 edition of the International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaics (ITRPV) was published today by German engineering association VDMA. 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First-of-its-kind study finds music therapy lowers anxiety during surgical breast biopsies

first_imgA first-of-its-kind study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology finds that music therapy lessened anxiety for women undergoing surgical breast biopsies for cancer diagnosis and treatment. The two-year study out of University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center involved 207 patients.“To the best of our knowledge, this is the first randomized controlled trial to test music therapy for anxiety management with women undergoing outpatient breast cancer surgery, and the largest study of its kind to use live music therapy in the surgical arena,” said lead author Jaclyn Bradley Palmer, music therapist at UH. “Our aim was to determine if music therapy affected anxiety levels, anesthesia requirements, recovery time and patient satisfaction with the surgical experience,” she said.Patients were randomly assigned to one of three study groups. One group listened to preferred live music before surgery, one listened to preferred recorded music, and one experienced usual care with no music before surgery. The participants who listened to either recorded or live music, selected their song choice, which was downloaded and played or learned and performed by the music therapist preoperatively. Share on Facebook Email Share on Twitter LinkedIncenter_img Pinterest “We discovered that anxiety levels dropped significantly from pre-test to post-test in patients who heard one preferred song of either live or recorded music before surgery,” said Bradley Palmer. “In this trial, both live and recorded preoperative music therapy interventions reduced anxiety significantly more than usual preoperative management by 28 and 27 points, representing percent reductions of 43 percent and 41 percent, respectively.”For the study, a nurse research assistant administered a pre-test to obtain a baseline reading on the women’s anxiety levels, then a post-test after 5 minutes of music therapy or usual care without music. Live music was performed vocally with guitar or keyboard accompaniment by a music therapist who stood at the patient’s bedside and presented the brief music therapy session as the patient awaited surgery.Whether patients heard live music or pre-recorded music before surgery, music therapists in both instances would engage the patients for five minutes in a short music therapy session which included the preferred song, conversation over the music choice and processing of any emotions which may have arisen. During surgery, the two groups that experienced live or recorded music, also listened to staff-selected, pre-recorded harp music through headphones, carefully chosen for its smooth melodic lines, stable rhythms, and consistent dynamics.Patients in the control group received usual pre-operative care with no music therapy and awaited surgery in typical fashion. The control group was given noise blocking earmuffs during surgery to cancel out any potential music played by the surgeon.In addition to anxiety measurement, researchers also looked at patient satisfaction, recovery time and the amount of anesthesia (drug: propofol) administered to reach moderate sedation during surgery.“There wasn’t a significant difference in anxiety between live music and recorded music,” added Bradley Palmer. “It seems like music, no matter how it is delivered, had a similar effect on reducing a patient’s preoperative anxiety.”Deforia Lane, Ph.D., Director of Art and Music Therapy at UH Seidman Cancer Center and one of the co-authors of the study, said “We know that music touches parts of our brain: The emotional center that creates release of our body’s natural opiates, for example, endorphins, enkephalins and serotonin. All of those things that are released, are triggered by auditory stimulation, and music is prime in that… and it’s without using any pharmacologic intervention-it is simply using the music as medicine.”The music groups and controls did not differ in the amount of anesthesia requirement needed to reach moderate sedation, and satisfaction scores were universally high across all groups. Recovery time did not differ among the music and the control groups, but those who listened to live music preoperatively had a shorter recovery time when compared to those who received recorded music. Additionally, subjective reactions to perioperative music therapy revealed that it may be an enjoyable addition to the surgical experience.“What we can conclude from our findings is that music therapy may effectively serve as a complimentary modality during cancer surgery treatment. A brief music therapy session has the ability to manage the anxiety that surrounds breast cancer surgery in a way that is effective, safe, time-efficient and enjoyable,” said Bradley Palmer.The study was funded by a Kulas Foundation grant to the music department of UH Seidman Cancer Center. Other researchers included Diane Mayo, MSN, UH Case Medical Center, Mark Schluchter, PhD, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University, and Rosemary Leeming, MD, Director of the Comprehensive Breast Program, with UH Seidman Cancer Center at the time of the study and now with Geisinger Health System.“Women facing surgery for breast cancer diagnosis and treatment may be understandably anxious as they face the unknown,” said Bradley Palmer. “By offering the additional care of preferred music therapy, women may be comforted and supported by familiar melodies and lyrics that offer the expected and familiar during an unusual time and environment. During this trial, it has been an honor to serve hundreds of women facing a crucial time, and I hope that our findings will inspire other hospitals to implement surgical music therapy so that many patients may benefit in the future.” Sharelast_img read more

LadBaby’s Pub Lock-In launches tonight

first_imgLadBaby is looking to raise the nation’s spirits by launching the first LadBaby’s Pub Lock-In tonight.Following two consecutive Christmas number one singles – I Love Sausage Rolls and We Built This City on Sausage Rolls – LadBaby (Mark Hoyle) and LadBabyMum (Roxanne Hoyle) bring the pub to your living room with a fun-filled evening of festivities on Facebook and YouTube from 9pm.They commented, “Starting tonight at 9pm, we are the nation’s landlords as we launch our first ever LadBaby’s Pub Lock-In on Facebook and YouTube. At a time when community spirit and togetherness couldn’t be more needed, we’re throwing open the doors to our pub (garden shed) and inviting the nation to join us for 30 minutes of fun and entertainment to lift the spirits of everyone who needs it.With borrowed furniture from our local boozer, a special celebrity guest singing performing live from their living room, a quick-fire pub quiz and even an attempt to learn a new bar trick, we’re going to try to spread a bit of positivity to the UK. So whether you’re a parent tired after a week of home schooling your kids, an NHS hero fighting the virus on the frontlines or just someone looking for some company on a Saturday night, we’re here and ready to spread the love online!”Join in from 9pm tonight on Facebook and YouTube.Originally from Nottingham, LadBaby lives in Hertfordshire with his wife LadBabyMum and their two children, Phoenix and Kobe. Supported by his family, LadBaby started documenting his journey to responsible parenthood in 2016, with his Facebook page and YouTube channel charting his transition from lad-to-dad. His social media channels now boast more than 6.2 million followers, with his weekly videos reaching millions of people around the world.last_img read more

Richard Arkless Visits Jo Cox Memorial

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInRichard laid flowers at the memorial on behalf of the people of Dumfries and Galloway.The photo accompany Richard’s statement on Jo’s death which is as follows:“I never had the pleasure of speaking to or working with Jo Cox but we both became MPs at the same time so I knew who she was and I remember attending some induction events with her last year.“Jo’s death is a tragedy and an affront to democracy. By all accounts she was an inspirational and passionate women who worked tirelessly to help people both at home and abroad. My thoughts have been with her husband and two young children and their terrible loss since Jo’s death on Thursday.“I firmly believe that you cannot be an effective MP without being fully available to the people that you represent and Jo’s death will not affect the open way that I interact with my constituents.“I am aware that when you become a public figure you expose yourself to new risks and new dangers and I will not allow recent events to change the way I personally work. In fact I am more determined to be even more available for you. If you want to speak to me or meet me – all you need to do is call my office (01387) 265 698 and they will make it happen, that will always be the case no matter what one deranged idiot does.“My staff, who do the most incredible job, did not sign up for these risks – so I will be reviewing security for them so they feel safe at work – which everybody deserves to feel.“It is fitting for all MPs to return to Parliament on Monday to reflect on Jo’s life – but I would also like to see MPs unite in holding simultaneous constituency meetings or surgeries in Jo’s memory. This would send out a very clear message about our democracy – MPs are public servants and must be available – we are here to help all of the people in our constituency regardless of our different views and beliefs. “My door will remain forever open to constituents and I hope that people will continue to get in touch with me if there is anything I can do to help them.”last_img read more

Borough Assembly to Meet in Seward Tonight

first_imgHolmdahl: “Seward often feels very separated from Borough politics, being so far away. With the road between Seward and the other side of the Peninsula in the wintertime very dangerous, very icy, especially in the dark, it’s really difficult for residents of Seward to get over to the Borough building for Borough Assembly meetings. When it comes to Seward it gives the local residents a chance to participate in the process.” The most controversial item on tonight’s agenda is Assemblyman Blaine Gilman’s ordinance which would restrict commercial cannabis operations in the Borough outside of incorporated cities. There have been behind-the-scenes suggestions that Gilman will withdraw that ordinance tonight, but nothing has been publicly confirmed. Brandii Holmdahl represents the district… FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly is visiting Seward tonight for their annual meeting on the eastern peninsula. The meeting starts at 6pm tonight at Seward City Hall.last_img read more

Gary Lineker offers Claude Puel a ‘special’ welcome as Leicester boss

first_img Brian Owen CEST Former Premier League champions Leicester City on Wednesday named ex-Southampton boss Claude Puel as their new manager following the sacking of Craig Shakespeare last week, and Gary Lineker joked about it. “Upon meeting Claude, his attention to detail, knowledge of our squad, understanding of our potential and his vision to help us realise it were extremely impressive. “The opportunity to help the club build on its remarkable recent achievements is a truly exciting one and I’m looking forward to working with the owners, players, staff and supporters to deliver further lasting success,” he said. “When we began the process of identifying a new manager, the board quickly established the profile of candidate we needed to take the club forward and Claude Puel was a perfect fit,” said Leicester City vice-chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha. IN SPORT.ES The Frenchman, who was dismissed by Southampton in June after just one season in charge despite finishing eighth in the Premier League, said it was a “great privilege” to become the new Leicester manager. Lineker ofrece su especial bienvenida a Claude Puel RELATED STORIES @Brian__Owen Puel will be supported by Michael Appleton, who retains his role as assistant manager. Leicester shocked the football world two seasons ago by seeing off the Premier League powerhouses to secure the title, with the likes of Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez stealing the headlines.center_img Upd. at 16:14 This season has been another struggle, with just two wins in their first nine fixtures, although they eased the pressure at the weekend with a 2-1 victory at Swansea City, which lifted them to 14th in the table. “He quickly emerged as the outstanding candidate and I am delighted we will have the opportunity to reinforce our long-term vision, aided significantly by his expertise.” Puel also has European pedigree, steering Lyon into the Champions League finals semi-finals in 2010 — masterminding a 2-1 aggregate win over Real Madrid along the way. Puel, 56, also a former manager of Monaco, Lyon and Nice in France, will take charge of his first game on Sunday when the Foxes host Everton at the King Power Stadium. But despite reaching the Champions League quarter-finals last year, Leicester struggled in the league until a late-season flourish lifted them to 12th in the table. 26/10/2017 “Claude Puel, really?” tweeted the former Leicester and Barcelona player, which he tweeted when Claudio Ranieri was appointed. Shakespeare, 53, was promoted from his role as assistant coach on an interim basis following the shock dismissal of Ranieri and in June he was handed a three-year contract. Leicester won the title under Ranieri in 2015-16 but parted company with the Italian in February and despite a good recovery under Shakespeare at the end of last season, they are only a point above the relegation places this term. Southampton confirm appointment of Mauricio Pellegrino as new coachlast_img read more

Illegal mining creeps into southern Bahuaja-Sonene National Park

first_imgA large amount of fuel trafficking takes place Massiapo, the capital of the district of Alto Inambari, mostly for use in illegal gold mining operations.A regional committee against illegal mining in Puno is considering declaring the buffer zone of Bahuaja-Sonene National Park a mining exclusion zone. ALTO INAMBARI, Peru — There are some places that we always remember better than others. That is what David Araníbar says when he thinks about the district of Alto Inambari, seven hours away from the city of Puno in Peru’s Sandia Province.Araníbar, the director of Bahuaja-Sonene National Park, grew up in that area of the rainforest and still remembers seeing catfish racing downstream in the Inambari River, alongside otters who would run beside the catfish trying to trap them. Many years have passed since the last time Araníbar has seen an otter in the area. The area around the Inambari River, which has long been the otters’ preferred route to travel, is now filled with heavy machinery and barrels of mercury.It is an area that has been transformed by illegal mining.As the otter population decreases, the number of illegal stands selling fuel continues to climb. The fuel is there to facilitate mining in the area. An inspection by the provincial attorney specializing in environmental matters in Puno in late 2017 identified 36 points of illegal mining in the Inambari River Basin. Of those, 18 were in Alto Inambari. A large number of those illegal mines are located in the buffer zone of Bahuaja-Sonene National Park, just a little over one mile from the protected area. It seems like just a matter of time before illegal mining makes its way into the park itself.last_img read more

Chitika: Bing Overtakes Yahoo Search

first_imgTags:#search#Statistics#web mike melanson Advertising network Chitika has released some surprising search engine statistics today, putting Microsoft Bing ahead of long-time runner-up Yahoo in the number two spot behind (still dominant) Google.While other services, like StatCounter have the two engines neck in neck, Chitika’s latest stats put Bing ahead of Yahoo by 4.5%. Search Engine Land’s Danny Sullivan took a look at Chitika’s numbers, noting that most every other U.S. rating service still shows Yahoo as ahead of Bing and that something must be going on. According to Chitika’s numbers, Bing has been ahead of Yahoo for several months now, while every other service shows that Yahoo leads Bing, if not narrowly, then by several percentage points.While other rating services rate traffic according to the number of searches performed on a given search engine, Chitika measures traffic according to hits that reach members of its advertising network. Sullivan concludes that the disparity must come in how traffic reaches Chitika and likely not in how much the individual engines are actually used, noting that “less of that traffic is ‘escaping’ out of Yahoo and to third-party web sites such as those in Chitika’s network.”If that’s true, then it might really mean something in the search engine battle. What does it mean to have more searches but not have that traffic escape your own network? Even if all these other ratings services find Bing as taking a smaller piece of the search engine pie, is their piece more valuable because it gets around more? 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic…center_img Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Related Posts last_img read more

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