Daily Archives: December 15, 2017

Alex Zanardi targets racing in the 2019 Daytona 24 Hours with BMW

Two-time CART champion Alex Zanardi is targeting a return to the American racing scene by taking part in the 2019 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona with BMW

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Williams 2018 F1 driver line-up announcement set for January

Williams will wait until January to make announcement on the identity of Lance Stroll’s team-mate for the 2018 Formula 1 season, Autosport has learned

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Bentley signs Jules Gounon to replace Oliver Jarvis in 2018

Bentley has announced Spa 24 Hours winner Jules Gounon as the replacement for Oliver Jarvis in the team’s Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup and Intercontinental GT Challenge line-ups for 2018

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13 Shoulder Duster Earrings That Take Any Look to the Next Level

shoulder duster earrings, Alberta Ferretti Fall 2017

Alberta Ferretti Fall 2017; Image Imaxtree

Dangling earrings have been the statement bauble of choice for a while now. Blame it on the advent of off-the-shoulder mania. Along with those skin-baring tops and dresses came the need to fill the space between — and what better way than with a pair of swingy jewels? From tassels to ball drops, the statement earring was the sleeper hit of Spring/Summer 2017 and with the holiday season here, the ultra long shoulder duster is here to party.

shoulder duster earrings Isabel Marant Fall 2017

Isabel Marant Fall 2017; Image: Imaxtree

The fall runways were full of ornate, lengthy earrings that were glam and shoulder-grazing at the same time. At Isabel Marant, crystal fringe options and sculptural styles upped the ante on 80s redux. Miu Miu served up sparkly teardrop-shaped hoops that literally met their matches in the form of diamanté collar necklaces. Naturally, houses like Maison Margiela and Balenciaga went the edgier mismatched route, while Alberta Ferretti’s offerings were mystical and opulent, punctuated by pearls. It was a feast for the eyes — and ears, of course.

Miu Miu Fall 2017 shoulder duster earrings

Miu Miu Fall 2017; Image: Imaxtree

Sure, statement-making earrings are hardly new, but for the holidays, brands are going to great lengths, literally, to get your attention. Everyone from Mango to Anthropologie has shoulder duster offerings that fill the void between your ears and your clavicle — or just about. The best part is, they work just as well with a sleek turtleneck as they do with more revealing ready-to-wear, so you need only slip on a pair for an instant outfit-making effect. Yes, please.

If you’re up for taking your jewelry game to the next level, click through the slideshow below. With everything from mixed metals to 3-D florals on tap this season, you’re sure to find your perfect pair of shoulder duster earrings.

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The Future Of Termite Infestation Treatments Looks Strange

The Future Of Termite Infestation Treatments Looks Strange

The business of termite eradication has undergone some changes over the course of its history. Toward the beginning of the last century, many people living in the United States were not even aware of what termites were. In fact, termites were thought to belong to another species of insect. For the longest time, termites were referred to as “white ants”. Some people living in foreign countries still refer to termites as white ants. Today in America, everybody knows that a termite infestation is probably the most damaging type of infestation that a homeowner can experience. But no matter the time period being considered, people have always relied on knowledgeable professionals for help with eradicating termite infestations. The business of pest control will probably always exist, but exterminators of the future will no doubt have some cool high tech anti-termite technology at their disposal. One anti-termite device that is nearing completion is referred to as the “Termibot”.

A company in Australia is currently perfecting a robot designed to kill insects, specifically termites. The robot travels on two belts like a tank, or that robot from Short Circuit. The Termibot is described as a “dual-tread thermal imaging robot”. The Termibot is built at a size that allows it to travel behind walls, and other hard-to-reach areas. The Termibot is outfitted with a “thermal camera” and “moisture sensors”. These two features collect data on termite infestations within a home. Not only that, but this robot can, apparently, eradicate termite infestations by using a probe to inject insecticides into termite nests.

At the moment, the Termibot is tethered to a remote control operator. But the company is hoping to develop a wireless version. However, it has been claimed that the company is struggling to perfect the wireless version of this termite-killing robot. In addition to eradicating termite infestations, company officials are claiming that similarly designed robots can be used for other important purposes. These purposes include, bomb disposal and search and rescue operations.

Do you think that devices like the “Termibot” will become practical for use by pest control professionals any time soon? Or is the belief that these robots will hit the market soon just a result of wishful thinking?

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Video: GoPro’s 2017 Year in Review

With about two weeks to go until we say goodbye to 2017, it is time to look back on the year that has passed and reflect on all of the amazing, wild, and down-right crazy things that have gone down. GoPro is doing that in video form, offering up a short, but spectacular, year in review clip for our enjoyment. There are truly some fantastic shots in this compilation vid, which is a nice reminder…

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Rupert Murdoch calls allegations of sexual misconduct at Fox News 'largely political'

Rupert Murdoch

  • Rupert Murdoch called the series of sexual harassment allegations made against men at Fox News “largely political” in a recent interview.
  • Several prominent Fox News employees were ousted in recent years over sexual misconduct allegations, including former CEO Roger Ailes, and hosts Bill O’Reilly and Eric Bolling.


In an interview about the Disney-Fox deal with Sky News on Thursday, media mogul Rupert Murdoch called the series of sexual harassment allegations at Fox News in recent years “largely political.”

Several high-profile men at Fox News were ousted in the past two years after sexual misconduct allegations, including former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes, and hosts Bill O’Reilly and Eric Bolling.

“That’s all nonsense,” Murdoch said, when asked whether sexual harassment allegations had harmed Fox News. “There was a problem with our chief executive, sort of, over the years, outside incidents. Soon as we investigated it, it was out of the place in hours. Well, three or four days. And there’s been nothing else since then.”

“But that was largely political, because we’re conservative,” Murdoch continued. “Now, of course, all the liberals are going down the drain. NBC is in deep trouble. CBS, their stars.”

Murdoch, who currently is executive co-chairman of 21st Century Fox, did not go into further detail on NBC and CBS. For context, NBC fired “Today” host Matt Lauer in November after a series of sexual misconduct allegations were made against him; CBS fired Charlie Rose in November over sexual misconduct allegations. 

Murdoch’s comments on sexual misconduct at Fox News addressed only the allegations Ailes faced. He neglected to mention that O’Reilly and Bolling were also ousted over alleged sexual misconduct.

Watch the full interview over at Sky News.

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