Kia Airbag Issues Recalling Took A Start 2022

Kia has come up with a very serious problem with the airbags of some of its vehicles and has plans to recall some of the vehicles like Kia Forte, Sedona, and Kia EV Souls. The recalling includes Forte, Koup, Sedona, and EV Soul from the years 2017 to 2018, 2017, 2017 to 2019 and the company has also claimed to inform the owners of the same issues in the month of March for the easy replacements of the airbags and that too safely. Kia hasn’t reported any major fatalities or…

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Which Books Belong in a School Library? All of Them, of Course

While the debate is not new to the world of librarianship, the controversy about which books should be allowed to grace the shelves of a school library has become a common topic of conversation on news channels, talk shows and school board meetings. At its heart, the dialogue digs into which books school librarians should make available to their students. Parents argue on both sides: those who want the library to only hold materials they deem appropriate, and those who understand that the appropriateness of those materials lies in the…

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Make Your Money A Daily Routine

Starting a new routine in any area of life can be challenging. Be it changes to your finances, exercise habits, health or any other type of new routine, one of the best ways that you can increase your chances of success is to make it part of your existing daily routine. Making small changes to something you’re already doing drastically increases your chances to stick with any new habit. Here, we’ll take a look at some ways that you can make money a daily routine. Setting yourself up for success…

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Skull Island – a Headhunter Confronter!

Here’s something a bit out there that’s a tad spooky, freakish and a little macabre. However, it’s worth a look to see how things were done in the past. It’s a place called Skull Island – and you’ll see the rather obvious name in the photos below. And I’m not talking about the King Kong movie either! It’s a shrine to historical events that are now long gone and (thankfully) not coming back! Anyway, if you’re staying at Munda in the New Georgia region in the Western Province of the Solomon Islands, you’re…

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How to write a car review

So, back to my first blog! And what kind of review site would this be, if my first blog was about anything other than “how to write a car review”. Since we launched back in March I have been asked this question over and over. Many people have shied away from reviewing their past or current cars  because they:  1. Don’t have enough time  2. Don’t know where to start 3. Don’t know what to write Don’t get me wrong, these are all great reasons to not write a review,…

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See a Magical Indian Tiger Safari Through the Eyes of Beloved Children’s Author Jan Brett

For her latest book, the writer and illustrator immersed herself in the extraordinary sights of Madhya Pradesh — central India’s tiger territory. Jan Brett creates worlds where magic happens — where honey badgers talk, hedgehogs explore space, and trolls steal your Christmas decorations. The author, who has sold more than 40 million books, has been a family favorite for decades. What fans might not know is that the Berkshires-based Brett takes extensive research trips to build her elaborate, enchanting realms, from Norway, Botswana, and Japan to Arctic Alaska (for an upcoming book…

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A Different Kind of Math Tutor

Research on how people think results in cognitive tutor programs that help kids do better in math. Findings Algebra class may be less difficult and a bit more fun these days, thanks to research on how human cognition works. Developed over two decades by psychologist John Anderson, the Adaptive Character of Thought (ACT-R) theory is a framework for understanding how we think about and attack problems, including math equations. The theory reflects our understanding o human cognition based on numerous facts derived from psychological experiments. ACT-R suggests that complex cognition…

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Finovate Capital: A bridge to finance post-lockdown

Co-founders of Finovate Capital Aljo Joseph (left) and Akshat Birla are set for a busy business cycle in the coming months Image – Aljo Joseph: Sharon Joseph; Akshat Birla:Sheetal Birla In early May and after four months of deliberations, fintech company Finovate Capital finalised a multi-billion dollar deal with the Indian arm of European tyre maker Continental. The Covid-19 lockdown influenced the way the deal was sealed by Finovate’s co-founder and chief business officer Aljo Joseph and its chief product officer Pavan Matai, a former banker at RBL Bank: Through…

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Life of a finance head in the time of COVID-19 in Wallonia

Akash Ohri moved to the Seraing municipality in Liege province of Belgium as the Financial Controller for the industry sector at industrial machinery manufacturer John Cockerill Group in July 2019. The group, having a turnover of 1.3 billion euros, has five verticals and the industry sector is one of them. For Ohri, this move from India to Belgium was a transfer within the company because of a shuffle of responsibilities. Ohri is a board member of the Indian subsidiary CMI Industry Automation and the Chinese joint venture Cockerill Engineering Beijing…

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Buying a car during COVID times? Avoid special financing schemes

April was a disastrous month for car makers, as sales were almost nil for most of them. Many car manufacturers have now rolled out schemes to attract buyers. Then, there are discounts and exchange offers too. Should you buy a car by taking such financing schemes, discounts and exchange offers after the lockdown and are they worth it? Naveen Kukreja – CEO and Co-founder, Paisabazaar.com says, “While opting for any of these finance schemes, the customers need to remember that the overall interest cost of these loans would be higher…

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