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Robert Downey Jr. having a baby girl, is ‘certain’ women run world

Robert Downey Jr. having a baby girl, is ‘certain’ women run world

Robert Downey Jr. is singing the praises of “Iron Women” out there: The “Iron Man 3″ actor and his wife, Susan, are having a baby girl. Downey made the announcement Wednesday on social media, sharing the plaudit along with the news that he’ll be welcoming a baby girl in November.”Um. I don’t know if it’s a ‘man’s world’, but I’m certain women run it,” the 49-year-old wrote on Facebook. “Susan and I are therefore delighted to announce we are expecting a baby. Girl. November. rdj”He also made another version of the announcement on Twitter.”Yo…

Pirelli testing low-profile tires for 18-inch Formula One wheels

Detractors look at a modern Formula One car and wonder what relevance they could possibly have to the cars we drive. And they may have a point. Just look at the tires, for crying out loud: with sidewalls as tall as the wheels on which they’re mounted, they look like they belong more on a cartoon car than a race car. But Pirelli is out to fix that.The Italian rubber company has been the exclusive provider of F1 tires …