Many colleges go out of their way to please major donors and alumni. This is especially true during football season. These colleges have built enclosed luxury suites where these donors can enjoy the game in comfort and be catered to them in every way.
As Summer winds down, parents and kids are turning their attention to going back to school. Some districts and colleges start before Labor Day and the drudgery of shopping has begun. Not only do you need to have new clothes and shoes, but today’s schoolers are equipped with electronics. No one uses notebooks, pencils, pens or erasers these days. Laptops, tablets, smartphones are a must in today’s high technology world.
In large cities you’ll find mass transportation systems to move millions of people either underground, above ground or both. Motormen control car movement using electronic touch screen instrument displays. Gone are the days hand controls and manual brakes.
On May 16, 2019 new museums opened on Liberty Island to help visitors better enjoy their Statue of Liberty experience. The interactive museum provides historical information and deeper understanding for visitors about Lady Liberty, the designers, the construction and the effort it took to make this monument possible. Various sections of the museum use digital monitors to convey information and allow visitors to access information using touch screen displays.
Did you know that starting with the car year 2018 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) made it mandatory to have backup cameras in all new cars.
Spring is in the air and the fairways are green. As the temperature goes up so is the “itch” factor that golfers feel to get out there and play golf. But before you hit the links, it might be beneficial to head to the practice range to work on your swing and shake off the winter rust.
If you are living in the Mid-Atlantic, New England or lake areas of the U.S. you are probably ready to take your boat out of storage and back in the water. Boaters and recreational fishermen eagerly wait for summer every year. The weather’s warm, the sun is bright and the fish are biting. There’s no better time to head down to the lake, river or the open sea and enjoy the balmy weather.
According to the groundhog we can expect an early end to the winter weather. That is great news to bikers who are itching to get out there and hit the road, especially in the northern regions. Now that the weather is getting better many riders are thinking about planning trips as vacations or just weekend getaways.
According to meteorologists, the Winter of 2019 will be warmer than usual thanks to the El Nino effect. That means you will see less news about 10 foot or more snow fall dumped on communities around the country. The warmer weather will however bring more rain and flooding in low lying areas will be of concern.
Christmas came a couple of weeks later to electronics buffs when the Consumer Electronics Show was held in Las Vegas from January 8 to 11, 2019. This show featured more than 4,500 exhibiting companies, including manufacturers, developers and suppliers of consumer technology hardware, content, technology delivery systems and more.