The Volkswagen ID concept is the future of ‘motoring’

The Volkswagen ID concept is the future of ‘motoring’

The ID concept is a statement of intent from VW. It promises that by 2020 the first electric ID production cars will be on the road. They’ll sit alongside the Golf, cost the same as a diesel Golf and they’ll be on MEB, the VW Group’s new electric-friendly platform. When the ID launched in 2016, VW was at pains to point out that small cars needed a bit of jolt, and this was the car…

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Migraine could be treated with electrical stimulation patch

Migraine could be treated with electrical stimulation patch

    A wireless patch that uses electrical stimulation to block pain signals to the brain may one day replace drugs for the treatment of migraine, a new study suggests. [A woman with a migraine] Researchers suggest that migraine could be treated with a wireless, electrical stimulation device. Researchers reveal how the new device – created by therapeutic electronic company Theranica – significantly reduced migraine pain for more than 60 percent of study participants, compared…

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How are COPD and cough related?

How are COPD and cough related?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a group of medical conditions that affect the lungs. Examples of these lung diseases include chronic bronchitis and emphysema. While there are several different factors that contribute to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the most common cause is smoking. One of the most common symptoms associated with COPD is coughing. This article will look at the connection between coughing and COPD, and the available treatments. Contents of this article: What…

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James Harden Sounds Off on Ex Khloe Kardashian: “I Didn’t Like All the Attention”

James Harden Sounds Off on Ex Khloe Kardashian: “I Didn’t Like All the Attention”

    He just didn’t want to keep up with the Kardashians. James Harden and Khloe Kardashian dated for eight months before calling it quits, and now the NBA player is explaining his side of the story. In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Harden revealed he didn’t like the spotlight that came with dating Khloe. “I feel like it was for no reason,” the Houston Rockets player said of the media frenzy that came with…

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Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston Are Still in Contact

Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston Are Still in Contact

In the midst of his divorce from Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt can still find a friend in his ex-wife, Jennifer Aniston. A source confirms to E! News that the former couple—who divorced in 2005 after five years of marriage—have a “friendly, but limited relationship.” This confirmation comes after reports surfaced that the 53-year-old actor has reached out to Aniston amid his messy divorce battle with Angelina Jolie. However, it should really come as no big surprise. The former Friends actress has…

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S. Africa’s Top Labor Federation Said to Agree on Minimum Wage

S. Africa’s Top Labor Federation Said to Agree on Minimum Wage

      The Congress of South African Trade Unions accepts a government-proposed minimum wage of 3,500 rand ($268) a month, a person familiar with the situation said. Cosatu will announce conditions on its acceptance of the minimum wage later Thursday, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the information hasn’t been made public. The government wants it to start on May 1 next year. President Jacob Zuma’s administration proposed the minimum…

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Meet the Muslim Women Inspiring a Modest Revolution

Meet the Muslim Women Inspiring a Modest Revolution

  Something curious has happened to the fashion industry in the last few years: So-called modest fashion has started to take off. Designers and retailers are producing clothing that’s often a little longer and slightly looser and tends to have a higher neckline. That’s good news for an eager generation of young women who want to look great while respecting their religious values. Burberry, DKNY, and other brands have released special Ramadan collections, timed to coincide with…

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White House Stands by Sessions Over Meetings With Russian Ambassador

White House Stands by Sessions Over Meetings With Russian Ambassador

    The White House dismissed as a partisan attack questions about whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied during his confirmation hearing about conversations he had with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. while serving as a prominent surrogate for Donald Trump’s campaign. The Justice Department confirmed Wednesday that Sessions twice had contact last year with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Sessions testified during his Senate confirmation hearing Jan. 10 that he had no contacts with Russian officials. The revelation…

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Bank of Baroda South Africa Said to Close Gupta-Linked Accounts

Bank of Baroda South Africa Said to Close Gupta-Linked Accounts

Move said to be driven by need to comply with banking rules Gupta family are friends of South African President Jacob Zuma People walk past market stalls outside a branch of Bank of Baroda in Mumbai. Photographer: DHIRAJ SINGH/Bloomberg Bank of Baroda’s South African unit has started closing accounts of companies controlled by the Gupta family, according to three people familiar with the matter, potentially leaving the friends of President Jacob Zuma without banking facilities in…

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The most popular plastic surgery procedure is …

The most popular plastic surgery procedure is …

(CNN)Cosmetic procedures are still increasingly popular in the United States, and a new report shows that most Americans are going under the knife to either change their faces or get rid of fat. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons released its annual plastic surgery statistics report Wednesday, revealing the most popular procedures performed nationwide last year. Though the new numbers mirror previous data, certain trends are emerging. Vaginal, buttocks enhancements are trending Nearly 1.8 million…

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