All change as new owners steer F1 into fast lane

All change as new owners steer F1 into fast lane

All change as new owners steer F1 into fast lane change : Formula One ventures into the unknown zone of a long-awaited revamped and high-speed era under new American ownership this weekend when the engines roar into life at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. Liberty Media’s takeover and the off-season departure of the sport’s veteran commercial ring-master Bernie Ecclestone have coincided with an overhaul of the technical regulations to usher in a new breed of ‘fatter and faster’ cars. The wider new machines with broader tyres make much greater physical…

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New insight into secret lives of Neanderthals

New insight into secret lives of Neanderthals

New insight into secret lives of Neanderthals Image copyrightSPLImage captionNeanderthals are our closest extinct relatives Insight : Neanderthals dosed themselves with painkillers and possibly penicillin, according to a study of their teeth. One sick Neanderthal chewed the bark of the poplar tree, which contains a chemical related to aspirin. He may also have been using penicillin, long before antibiotics were developed. The evidence comes from ancient DNA found in the dental tartar of Neanderthals living about 40,000 years ago in central Europe. Microbes and food stuck to the teeth of…

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CPAC Crowd Duped Into Waving Russian Flags During Trump Speech

CPAC Crowd Duped Into Waving Russian Flags During Trump Speech

CPAC Crowd Duped Into Waving Russian Flags During Trump Speech “It’s fun to have a joke sometimes in a very serious situation,” says trickster Jason Charter. CPAC Crowd : A pair of progressive moles with a sense of humor were apparently responsible for a grand — although short-lived — prank at the Conservative Political Action Conference that had members proudly waving tiny banners emblazoned with the name “Trump” that were actually Russian flags. The pranksters passed 1,000 red-white-and-blue Russian flags before Donald Trump’s speech at the conservative confab in Maryland on Friday.…

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