Local fans will have particularly fond memories of last year's race when German driver Daniel Abt, of Team Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, was first over the line. Not only that, the 26-year-old also became the first ever Formula E driver to secure the Grand Slam of pole position, fastest lap and overall victory — in his home race! "It was the best day of my racing career," says Abt, now aiming to repeat the trick. … [Read more...] about Formula E: The formula of the future
A meeting of teams to consider further lowering the budget cap from the accepted $150m failed to reach an agreement on Monday and they will reconvene later in the week. However, the seven teams based in the UK all remain committed to the Project Pitlane initiative, putting staff and resources to work in combatting coronavirus. Last week Mercedes announced that working with University College London they had reverse-engineered a breathing device known as the Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP). … [Read more...] about Formula One furloughs half of staff while management take 20% pay cut
National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh At Scotland’s national museum, children will love running in the giant hamster wheel to generate energy, taking a selfie with Dolly the sheep and saying hello to a life-sized tyrannosaurus rex (the cast of a skeleton found in Montana, USA, in 1990). They can also drive a Formula One car, race a cheetah and release a hot-air balloon. The current temporary exhibition is Rip It Up: The Story of Scottish Pop, which covers the evolution of music from the 1950s until the present day, while during the half-term holiday (14-19 October), the focus is on Our Green Future. Activities centre around wildlife conservation, renewable energy and recycling – educational and inspiring but fun, too. • Free entry, nms.ac.uk … [Read more...] about 20 of the best indoor family activities for half-term
Are you running out of ways to entertain the children? This LOL Surprise puzzle set will keep them busy - and it's half price at Debenhams. … [Read more...] about Debenhams launches 30% off sale despite being on the verge of administration
Pulse oximeters — matchbox-sized devices that clip over the fingertip or ear — measure the amount of oxygen being carried around the body. One side of the clip emits beams of light, which pass through the finger to a sensor on the other side of the battery-powered unit, to give a quick readout of how well the heart and lungs are working. They can cost less than £20 online and from shops including Argos. … [Read more...] about The £20 gadget that keeps an eye on your lungs: Could device that measures blood oxygen levels be a lifesaver during the coronavirus pandemic?