Month: July 2020

Hyundai introduces an array of new air conditioning tech in pursuit of a cleaner interior


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The air conditioning systems in Hyundai, Kia and Genesis vehicles are about to get a little better. Hyundai Motor Group just announced three new features it’s developed to improve the experience: after-blow, multi-air mode and a fine dust indicator.

We’ll begin with the fine dust indicator technology. Hyundai is able to measure the concentration and pollution level of ultrafine particles in the vehicle in real time. It then displays the data to those in the vehicle via the climate control panel in numbers and colors. Different colors (blue, green, orange and red) represent varying levels of pollution in the vehicle. If it reaches the orange range, an air-cleaning mode will automatically run to purify the air inside the car. This mode sets the fan between level 3 and 8, swaps to air recirculation mode and activates the air conditioning.

Next up is the multi-air

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FDA opens door to rapid, at-home screening for COVID-19

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday opened the door to COVID-19 testing that could be fast, cheap, and handled entirely at home — if companies don’t find the rules too burdensome.

Routine screening of people who don’t know they have COVID-19 could transform the fight against the disease.

“These types of tests will be a game-changer in our fight against COVID-19 and will be crucial as the nation looks toward reopening,” FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn said in a statement announcing how the agency will approve at-home tests.

So far, the FDA hasn’t allowed anyone to sell tests for at-home use.

Lab tests to detect the coronavirus are accurate, but they’re often restricted to people who have COVID-19 symptoms. It often takes days to get results — by which point the person may have already infected others.

Other tests are fast, but so expensive they’re unlikely to be used

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Inside Kendall Jenner’s stunning L.A. home

Kendall Jenner is showing off her digs! The 24-year-old model — and her pup, Six — covers the September issue of Architectural Digest, and takes fans inside her bohemian Los Angeles home.

“I like a house that has character. When I walked into this place, I was immediately drawn to the peaceful Spanish-y, farmhouse-y vibe,” Jenner says of the five-bedroom home. “My life involves a lot of chaos and travel and high energy, so I wanted a home that feels serene, a place where I can simply zone out and relax.”

“I’m not a huge party person. There aren’t a lot of ragers going on here,” she adds. “I like turning on music, lighting the fireplace and candles, and watching NBA games with my friends.”

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William Abranowicz

Jenner’s designers — Waldo Fernandez along with mother-son duo Kathleen and Tommy Clements — were both surprised and delighted to learn of

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Gigi Hadid divides fans with ‘upsetting’ home decor: ‘Ruined my day’

On July 26, supermodel and mom-to-be Gigi Hadid took to Instagram to give fans a glimpse of her newly renovated New York City apartment.

“Spent all of last year designing and curating my passion project / dream spot,” she wrote about her space. “Of course it all came together right before quarantining out of the city … but I’m excited for the time I’ll get to spend enjoying all the special corners that were made with a lil help from some of my favorite creatives … who embraced my ideas and didn’t call me crazy.”

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Hadid’s “favorite creatives” might not have called her crazy when she asked for a bowl of pool balls in the kitchen or a giant mechanical pencil statue in the foyer, but many fans sure are.

Credit: Instagram/Gigi Hadid
Credit: Instagram/Gigi Hadid

In a now-viral tweet,

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