Day: March 10, 2020

Italy bans fans from all matches until April 3

The Italian government’s latest decision to combat the spread of COVID-19 will have a massive affect on Serie A and UEFA for the next month. In a decree issued on Wednesday, the Italian government ruled that all sporting events in Italy would be played behind closed doors until April 3, and all managers, players, and […]

How our brains create breathing rhythm is unique to every breath

Breathing propels everything we do—so its rhythm must be carefully organized by our brain cells, right? Wrong. Every breath we take arises from a disorderly group of neurons—each like a soloist belting out its song before uniting as a chorus to harmonize on a brand-new melody. Or, in this case, a fresh breath. That’s the […]

Fiat Chrysler’s U.S. sales chief Reid Bigland who sued company steps down

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCHA.MI) said on Wednesday its U.S. sales chief, Reid Bigland, is leaving the company to pursue other interests. Bigland, who has been with Fiat Chrysler for 22 years, sued the company last year, claiming it withheld 90% of his 2018 compensation because he cooperated with a regulatory probe into its sales practices. […]

Goodyear’s newest smart-tire concept ‘prints’ tread on the fly

Tire manufacturers come up with a lot of creative ideas for moving your car down the road, even if most never see the light of day. Five years ago, Goodyear had a concept for a tire that would charge electric vehicles as they moved. Last year it came up with the Aero, a unibody tire-wheel […]

Five-year-old’s prank call led to police finding mum’s cannabis plants

A five-year-old girl’s prank call led to police discovering her mum’s cannabis plants. The youngster rang the emergency services in the early hours of Tuesday morning and asked for the police before hanging up. The call prompted concerned officers to head to the property to check if anyone needed help. When they arrived at the […]