Can The Formula One Crisis Be Fixed?

If you are following Formula One you will likely be aware of what experts call a crisis in this popular sport.

The foremost question here is, why is Formula One in such a crisis ahead of the Grand Prix in Bahrain?

As it stands currently, the drivers are still in open revolt against Bernie Ecclestone

It wasn’t too long ago when Formula One arrived in the Gulf state, immediately facing several challenges in regards to mishandling the fallout from anti-government protests in Bahrain. Last year, the hybrid era battled problems. Ferrari even described it as a form of “taxicab racing”, nevermind that it was actually one of the best races in recent times. Mindless politics seemed to have taken over Formula One.

Fixing a broken system

Getting the teams our of rulemaking might be the first step to fix an otherwise broken system. The strategy group of Ecclestone long with the FIA and the biggest teams need to be scrapped.

If those things are achieved there is still a chance that Formula One can recover from the crisis it is in right now.

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The 2016 Furniture Design Trends

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What are the U.K.’s furniture trends for 2016?

Well, get ready for pinks, charcoal walls and global finds according to Sharon Dale from the Yorkshire Post.

Pink is a colour that should be sparingly used but the beauty of Rose Quartz can lighten up many types of rooms when it is used smartly and creatively.

This is a rather soft and unassuming pink that choosing as colour after year along with Serenity Blue. Grey still a favourite amongst the neutral home accent colours.

But there are more trends for this New Year. When it comes to metallics in your home, silver and gold are quite in these days and believe it or not, bright bursts of orange are making a comeback as well. Looking at fabrics, botanical prints along with jewelled fabrics and monochrome are at this year’s fashion forefront.

Barker and Stonehouse creative display major Claire Hornby said that recycled wood is coming and fashionable trend which not only makes a good figure with all types of home furniture and is likewise beneficial for the environment,

Furniture makers such as Mac & Wood who specialise in furniture made from reclaimed wood are seeing massive order numbers these days. Check out their reclaimed wood table and other fantastic pieces made from aged, reclaimed timber.

Claire Hornby says that there is a real beauty tool using recycled wood especially when the imperfections natural finishes are allowed to shine through.

As expected, interest in work by furniture designers will continue to grow throughout the year so will consumer demand for these creative designs.

“Artisan finds from across the world that utilise colourful hand-woven fabrics and materials will be popular. Patterned Moroccan rugs will sit alongside cushions made from Indian fabrics and hand-woven Mexican baskets for an eclectic, global feel. Bold, bright colours and patterns clash comfortably against a backdrop of dark, inky hues”, she told the reporter.

 

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The new Spark Fitness Tracker by TomTom

Get ready for TomTom’s Spark, the first fitness tracker that also supports music!

fitness-trackerTomTom  is the first company that  is now breaking into the wearable fitness tracker market.

Just last year, they launched their most recent watch.

Companies such as Apple followed quickly, trying to break into this promising market.

TomTom’s new Spark fitness tracker however claims to be different.

The device focuses on music along with a range of other interesting features that can help it becoming successful on a market that has now become very competitive.

 

The company launched the new fitness tracker at the IFA trade show in Berlin. The device features not only extensive music abilities such as being able to create your own playlists but also comes with GPS tracking, heart rate monitoring or sleep and activity tracking.

With TomTom’s new wearable Spark you can now track most of your indoor and outdoor fitness activities. The watch is water resistant which means that it can also be used for swimming.

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