The ‘PuffPacket’ could help researchers learn when, how and why people vape

The ‘PuffPacket’ could help researchers learn when, how and why people vape
Vaping is a controversial habit: it certainly has its downsides, but anecdotally it’s a fantastic smoking cessation aid. The thing is, until behavioral scientists know a bit more about who does it, when, how much and other details, its use will continue to be something of a mystery. That’s where the PuffPacket comes in. Designed ...

NASCAR to resume racing on May 17th with four races in 11 days | RaceFans Round-up

In the round-up: NASCAR to resume racing on May 17th with four races in 11 days • Blow to Hungarian GP • Formula E could race at Brands Hatch, Silverstone or Donington Park Source: F1 Fanatic

When Hill conquered Imola for Williams in memory of Senna

Ahead of the race, a minute’s silence was held in memory of Roland Ratzenberger and Ayrton Senna, the ’95 raceday falling on the exact anniversary of Ratzenberger’s death in qualifying. The drivers stood in a somber circle before getting into their cars on the starting grid, ahead of the race on the modified circuit layout, ...

Norris confirmed in 33-car grid for IndyCar iRacing Challenge on Indianapolis oval | Gaming

Lando Norris will attempt to win his second IndyCar iRacing Challenge this weekend, competing for the first time on an oval. Source: F1 Fanatic

Plan to cut downforce on 2021 F1 cars proposed | 2021 F1 season

Formula 1 teams’ technical directors have agreed a plan to reduce the downforce produced by the current generation of cars in 2021. Source: F1 Fanatic

Hungarian GP hopes hit by latest restrictions

While some restrictions on shops, restaurants and schools are to gradually be relaxed, a block on events involving more than 500 people has been extended to August 15. It has already led to the cancellation of several major musical festivals.F1 had been hoping to retain Hungary as the third destination on the 2020 calendar, following ...

Ocon expecting "very weird atmosphere" at closed door races

F1 is pushing to start a 15-to-18 race season with the Austrian Grand Prix at the start of July, running the race behind closed doors amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.The opening set of European races through July, August and September are expected to be run without fans until national restrictions allow large public gatherings.Renault F1 ...

Early stage investor The Fund expands beyond NYC with new partners in LA and London

The Fund, an early-stage investment firm with a memorably straightforward name, is looking beyond New York City as it starts investing its second fund. Founders Jenny Fielding (who’s also managing director at Techstars New York) and Scott Hartley (also co-founder and partner at Two Culture Capital) told me that in the past two years, they’ve ...

Here’s what NASA’s Mars helicopter will look like when it makes history with the first extraterrestrial powered flight

NASA is getting ready to send its next Mars rover to the red planet later this year, and that mission will also carry Ingenuity, a brand new helicopter robot that will attempt to make history by becoming the first vehicle to perform a powered atmospheric flight on another planet. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) created ...

Freada Kapor Klein warns of ‘vulture capitalists’ during pandemic

The tech industry experienced turmoil before during the dot-com bust and again during the 2008 economic downturn. But this time it’s a bit different, according to Kapor Capital founding partners Freada Kapor Klein and Mitch Kapor. “What’s different this time is that it is society-wide,” Kapor Klein said during an Extra Crunch Live appearance this ...