Texting and Driving: As bad as Peas and Guacamole
National Guacamole day, September 16, 2016
Distracted driving is a major concern today.
Just like driving under influence it is identified as a major cause that loss of
life and properties. Over 330,000 accidents per year are caused by texting while
driving. Over 78% of all distracted drivers are distracted because they have been
texting while driving. Drive safe.
Remembering Car racing Video Games on National Video Games Day
September 12, 2016
In 1952, Alexander S. Douglas developed OXO,
a software implementation of tic-tac-toe game for the Electronic Delay Storage Automatic
Calculator (EDSAC) computer. In 1958 William Higinbotham created the Tennis for
Two game at the Brookhaven National Laboratory Car racing games played an interesting
role from the early days of video games. In 1974, Taito released Speed Race, a car
driving game designed by Tomohiro Nishikado. The game involved scrolling graphics,
wheel controller interface, gear shift, speedometer among other features. In the
same year, Atari released another early car driving game in the arcades, Gran Trak
10 where a player could play against the clock and get points.
Consumer Adoption of Connected Car Products
September 9, 2016
Nielsen, a leading market research company, recently released a report on consumer adoption of connected car technology driven products and what features they want. It reported increasing familiarity with this technology among consumers. It also noted that safety ranks the highest among the different categories of connected car services.
Labor Day Weekend Family Fun Ideas
September 5, 2016
From transparent tent to hot tub boats. Check out some fun ideas compiled on Pinterest:
How about some fun games? Maybe nigh volleyball or Dunk Bucket or Blanket Run? Here are some ideas:
Go out, hike, enjoy the wilderness. Here are some suggestions for the Labor Day weekend
from the Wilderness Society.
Go to a nearby orchard, go to the game, grow a magic crystal tree. Here are some not so expensive fun ideas.
If you are hosting a labor day party, maybe a barbecue party then here are some ideas.
Best Labor Day road trips, according to Forbes.