Lamborghini has released a video detailing how the hybrid system works in the Asterion concept. Lamborghini has released a video detailing how the hybrid system works in the Asterion concept . Currently being showcased at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, the Asterion concept is Lamborghini's first ever plug-in hybrid vehicle which they describe as being a "technology demonstrator", without any intentions to come out with a production version of the "hyper cruiser." The company has taken the video game-like route to explain how the hybrid system works, a setup which comprises the Huracan-sourced 610 HP naturally aspirated V10 5.2-liter engine and three electric motors providing an additional 300 HP to enable the vehicle develop a combined output of 910 HP (669 kW). When hybrid mode is selected, the Asterion starts in electric mode only and works as a front-wheel drive car and after it hits 50 km/h (37 mph) the combustion engine will kick in and enable the Asterion run in … [Read more...] about Lamborghini details Asterion’s hybrid system [video]
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Another 847 people have died with coronavirus in UK hospitals, taking the nationwide total beyond 14,000. The Department of Health announced the latest increase, with 14,576 people with COVID-19 - the disease caused by coronavirus - now confirmed to have died in hospital across the four home nations. The number of tests for the illness has also risen by 21,328 to 438,991, although this includes some people being tested more than once. There have now been 108,692 positive tests in the UK. Health authorities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland also record their own daily figures, which may not tally with the government's total as they collate their numbers at different times throughout the day. Advertisement Why the UK's daily death figures don't reveal the full picture NHS England announced another 738 deaths in hospitals in England, taking the country's total to 13,134. Of the new deaths, 138 occurred on 16 … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: UK hospital deaths reach 14,576 after 847 more patients die
When the fundraising arm for Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center fired its longtime chief amid allegations of embezzlement earlier this month, the announcement was a double shock: not only was a fixture on the high-dollar charity circuit being accused of financial wrongdoing, but the accusations landed during an important push to raise money for a new children’s hospital. For many who know John Paul Funes, the news has been hard to digest. OLOL fires foundation head John Paul Funes, citing 'pattern of forgery and embezzlement' John Paul Funes has been fired from his long-time position as president and CEO of Our Lady of the Lake Foundation, the hospital announced on … The 49-year-old Funes had been involved in philanthropy since he was chosen in 1991 as an LSU senior to participate in a leadership program focusing on community service. He has led missions to help hurricane victims in his father’s native Honduras – C. Ronaldo Funes has been a … [Read more...] about From high-powered fundraiser to accused OLOL foundation embezzler: Who is John Paul Funes?
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Here's the bad news, musicians. Illegitimate file downloading has definitely hurt the legal sale of your content, a recent academic paper confirms. This is particularly true for very popular music groups. But there's also good news—at least for smaller bands. The widespread dissemination of MP3 files over the 'Net has encouraged a "broader awareness" of lower-profile musicians, something that may have paid off for them through more concert ticket sales. "File-sharing may increase awareness of smaller, more obscure artists and their music by making the music available from more sources and at a much lower cost (or for free in the case of illegal file-sharing)," three scholars conclude. This has probably translated into more interest and boosted demand for their live concert appearances. Thus, "while file-sharing may offset some album sales for small artists[,] this may be mitigated in part by increased sales from the larger potential fan base that may result from increased … [Read more...] about Illegal file-sharers: friend of the struggling musician?