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What tyres will the teams and drivers have for the 2022 Monaco Grand Prix? | F1

F1 | What tyres will the teams and drivers have for the 2022 Monaco Grand Prix?

Pirelli have brought the softest compounds in their range to the 2022 Monaco Grand Prix.

Like Barcelona, Monaco is well known to the teams and Pirelli believe that because of the slippery asphalt, and slow-speed sections of the circuit, there will be minimal tyre wear and degradation.  –read more–  

Met Gala 2022: Best fashion from the red carpet | CNN style

CNN style | Met Gala 2022: Best fashion from the red carpet

Emily Ratajowski arrived in a beaded vintage 1992 Versace ensemble originally worn by the supermodel Yasmeen Ghauri.

The Met Gala is fashion’s big night out — and celebrities are known for saving their most striking outfits for its often-theatrical red carpet.

Stars across industries including TV, film, politics and sport did not disappoint, bringing exaggerated silhouettes, elegant accessories and moments of drama to the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday evening.  –read more–  

The celebrity love affair with NFTs may be just beginning — even amid flops and doubts | CNN entertainment

CNN entertainment | The celebrity love affair with NFTs may be just beginning — even amid flops and doubts

(CNN) – It seems that every few days, a new star announces their foray into the world of non-fungible tokens, cryptocurrency or some other inscrutable corner of the metaverse — the general term for a nascent virtual space where people can play, meet, and of course, buy things.

This has been a habit for a while now, and every starry-eyed announcement usually promises some form of connection or exclusive opportunity. But for the majority of the population who don’t own cryptocurrency or NFTs (and may not care to), big names and the pricey tech concepts they promote make for strange bedfellows indeed.  —read more-– 

Verstappen leads Red Bull 1-2 after Leclerc retires from rollercoaster Spanish Grand Prix | F1

F1 | Verstappen leads Red Bull 1-2 after Leclerc retires from rollercoaster Spanish Grand Prix

Max Verstappen won an action-packed 2022 Spanish Grand Prix as pole-sitter Charles Leclerc retired from a comfortable lead. Sergio Perez took second place to secure Red Bull’s second one-two of the season, as George Russell finished third for Mercedes, having been involved in an epic bout with eventual winner Verstappen.

Soaring temperatures weren’t the only problem on Sunday; huge gusts into Turn 4 caused both Carlos Sainz and Verstappen to go off track and drop down the order early on. That left Leclerc with a comfortable lead and a free pit stop by Lap 22, and it seemed a straightforward victory for Ferrari – until Leclerc’s engine gave way on Lap 27. -–read more


$5.5 billion electric vehicle and battery plant in Georgia expected to create more than 8,000 jobs | CNN BUSINESS

CNN BUSINESS | $5.5 billion electric vehicle and battery plant in Georgia expected to create more than 8,000 jobs

New York (CNN) – Georgia will be home to Hyundai’s first dedicated EV plant and battery manufacturing facility in the United States, the company announced Friday.

Hyundai is investing almost $5.5 billion into the EV plant in Bryan County, Georgia, creating 8,100 new jobs.

The plant expects to reach a capacity of 300,000 units a year when it begins commercial production in the first half of 2025. The facility plans to break ground early next year. –read more– 

Leclerc shrugs off Q3 spin to take pole in Spain as technical issue sees Verstappen miss out | F1

F1 | Leclerc shrugs off Q3 spin to take pole in Spain as technical issue sees Verstappen miss out

Charles Leclerc proved he could handle the heat by overcoming a spin to take pole position for the 2022 Spanish Grand Prix, as a compromised Max Verstappen lost out his own shot at pole.

After Leclerc topped Q1, Verstappen hit back with the fastest time of Q2 – with Mercedes lurking just behind the Ferrari and Red Bull throughout the first two qualifying segments. Leclerc then dramatically spun on his first run in Q3, leaving Verstappen top.  –read more


What tyres will the teams and drivers have for the 2022 Spanish Grand Prix? | F1

F1 | What tyres will the teams and drivers have for the 2022 Spanish Grand Prix?

Pirelli have nominated the hardest three compounds in their range for the 2022 Spanish Grand Prix at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

F1’s official tyre suppliers will therefore bring hard C1 tyres (x2 sets), medium C2 tyres (x3 sets) and soft C3 tyres (x8 sets) to Spain, for the Grand Prix of which Pirelli are also title sponsors.

Although pre-season running took place at this circuit in February, Pirelli have pointed out that higher track temperatures and evolved cars will make for a different picture.  –read more–  

Decoding the messages tucked away in one ‘politically significant’ city’s street art | CNN style Arts

CNN style Arts | Decoding the messages tucked away in one ‘politically significant’ city’s street art

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Cita Sadeli saw the start of the pandemic from a different angle than most: standing on an articulated lift, hovering 120 feet above street level. She spent much of early March 2020 painting a mural on the exterior of Hotel Xena in downtown Washington, DC, watching from above as the coronavirus outbreak slowly caught the city in its grip.

“I started March 1, and the city shut down around mid-March,” she said in a phone interview. “I got to see the whole city change from that very high vantage point, people were dragging their office chairs across the square to take it home, because they weren’t going to come back to their office. Everyone was freaked out.”  –read more–  

Here’s how to retire long before your 60s | CNN BUSINESS | WealthCOACH |

CNN BUSINESS | WealthCOACH | | Here’s how to retire long before your 60s

There is no shortcut for saving money for retirement. But some people have found ways to do the hard work faster.

Rather than planning to retire in their 60’s, they turbo-charge savings, pare down spending and optimize investments to become financially independent and retire early — a process known as FIRE.

For Justin McCurry retirement came more than 30 years early. McCurry saved $1.3 million and retired nine years ago when he was 33 so he could spend more time traveling with his wife and three kids. But it took him years of careful planning and saving to get there.  -–read more—  

The Somali-French art dealer bringing Black perspectives to Paris’ gallery scene | CNN style Arts

CNN style Arts | The Somali-French art dealer bringing Black perspectives to Paris’ gallery scene

When Mariane Ibrahim opened her elegant, new three-story art gallery in Paris last September, she became one of the few Black gallerists to set up shop in the French capital and dedicate the space to contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora.

Located in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, among other noted galleries and close to landmarks like the Arc de Triomphe and the Louvre, the space has featured the otherworldly mixed-media figures of Haitian American artist M. Florine Démosthène and found-image collages by Afro Latino artist Clotilde Jiménez. In April, Ibrahim debuted the European show of Ghanaian painter Amoako Boafo, who captures the beauty of Black skin in swirling, lush brushstrokes.  –read more–  

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