• Self-healing glass may end smashed phone screens forever
Self-healing glass may end smashed phone screens forever

They said that "in most cases, heating to high temperatures, on the order of 120°C or more, to reorganise their cross-linked networks, is necessary for the fractured portions to repair". He also found that the material reverted back to its original strength after being left alone for a few hours. Earlier this year, researchers from the University ...

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  • How Your Tax Dollars Went to Harry Reid's Friend to Research UFOs
How Your Tax Dollars Went to Harry Reid's Friend to Research UFOs

The newspaper attributed the creation of the program to Nevada senator Harry Reid , who led the Democratic faction in the upper chamber for 12 years from 2005 until January, when he retired from Congress. In one instance, the program looked at video footage of a Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet surrounded by a glowing object of unknown origin traveling at...

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  • United States says North Korea 'directly responsible' for 'WannaCry' cyber attack
United States says North Korea 'directly responsible' for 'WannaCry' cyber attack

To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. " Mr. Trump has already pulled many levers of pressure to address North Korea's unacceptable nuclear and missile developments, and we will continue to use our maximum pressure strategy to curb Pyongyang's ability to mount attacks, cyber or otherwise ".

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  • Dwayne Johnson filmed Jumanji on Hawaiian island his family had to leave
Dwayne Johnson filmed Jumanji on Hawaiian island his family had to leave

The only reason I bring it up here is because Jake Kasdan's " Welcome to the Jungle " spends a fair amount of genuinely unnecessary time straining to justify how it is connected to " Jumanji " including a whole prologue establishing how it had evolved into a video game by 1996.

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  • US 'will be taking names' during UN vote on Jerusalem: Haley
US 'will be taking names' during UN vote on Jerusalem: Haley

Righteously wielding an American veto for the first time in six years, USA ambassador Nikki Haley struck down a ridiculous United Nations Security Council resolution slamming the Trump administration's correct decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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  • 'Wreaths Across America' Commemorates Veterans' Graves in Basking Ridge
'Wreaths Across America' Commemorates Veterans' Graves in Basking Ridge

Volunteers were then set loose to lay wreaths throughout the cemetery, and were encouraged to speak the name of the fallen aloud as they did so. - A wreath-laying ceremony took place at Bay Pines National Cemetery in St. Fresh evergreen wreaths were placed upon memorial benches and at the base of the statuary by members of the Civil Air Patrol to...

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  • Turning cooler but remaining dry the next few days
Turning cooler but remaining dry the next few days

Sunshine accompanies today's warmth, and it would have mustered a "nice day" status if not for the wind. We are watching the system closely for a light accumulation of snow by Christmas morning. Temperatures will be warm and humid with lows in the low to mid 60s by Wednesday morning. Friday shifts to mostly cloudy skies, but with warmer tem...

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  • Trudeau's tropical vacation broke rules, says ethics czar
Trudeau's tropical vacation broke rules, says ethics czar

Dawson's long-awaited report chides the prime minister for not coming to her office before travelling to the Aga Khan's island past year, and notes that Trudeau also didn't follow his own ethics rules for cabinet ministers. No public office holder or member of his or her family shall accept any gift or other advantage, including from a trust, that ...

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  • Al Franken Announce He is Resign on 2nd January
Al Franken Announce He is Resign on 2nd January

The problem is that repudiating his promise would be more than a little embarrassing, even though Franken has never confessed to actual misbehavior, and never really apologized for it either. Franken said Wednesday he'll give a series of farewell speeches before turning over his Minnesota seat. The rhetoric of "justice" will be employed, while si...

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  • Virginia Democrat Wins Crucial Race by a Single Vote
Virginia Democrat Wins Crucial Race by a Single Vote

The result was announced by the Newport News Board of Elections, the release said, and the circuit court will meet Wednesday to finalize the results. But an anti-Trump suburban wave helped transform a 66-34 Republican advantage into a deadlock, as well as delivering an eight-point victory for Democratic Ralph Northam in the governor's race.

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  • IDF arrests Palestinian teenager seen slapping soldier in viral video
IDF arrests Palestinian teenager seen slapping soldier in viral video

The Palestinian teenager, a resident of the central occupied West Bank town of Nabi Saleh, was injured during clashes in his village on Friday. Of course, the blocking action costed her the arrest. "Their goal would be to circulate this footage spreading lies about the IDF, but these soldiers knew what they were trying to achieve and did not budg...

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  • Senate Panel Rejects Trump's Pick To Head US Exim Bank
Senate Panel Rejects Trump's Pick To Head US Exim Bank

Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) as president of the Ex-Im Bank given his longstanding opposition to its mission and his past actions to destroy the agency". Without a full quorum, Ex-Im can only authorize loans under $10 million, which make up only around 15 percent of the Bank's total business. Garrett said during the confirmation hearing he would l...

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  • Donald Trump Slams Washington Post Judge Gorsuch Story as 'Fake News'
Donald Trump Slams Washington Post Judge Gorsuch Story as 'Fake News'

But bumbling White House aides didn't get the letter to Trump until March 11, the paper reported , fueling his rage. The Post detailed Monday that Trump discussed cancelling Gorsuch's nomination and vented to counsels after the traditionalist legal scholar had censured the president's assaults on the government legal in private gatherings with o...

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  • Sen. McCain Won't Vote on Tax Cuts, Home for Holidays
Sen. McCain Won't Vote on Tax Cuts, Home for Holidays

Expressing thanks to supporters, McCain's office said Sunday that he "looks forward to returning to Washington in January". He had missed votes last week and will miss a crucial vote on the GOP tax bill this week. Critics state that the bill will supposedly ease the tax burden of businesses in the USA rather than the middle class by dropping the co...

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  • Trump's HHS Defends Hiding Criticism Of Its Abortion & Transgender Policy
Trump's HHS Defends Hiding Criticism Of Its Abortion & Transgender Policy

It does not matter whether there is an outright ban based on ideology, or whether the list originated as a strategy to gain support for the CDC budget among Republican conservatives. "We write regarding concerning reports that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and potentially the Department of Health and Human Services, are discoura...

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  • Virginia woman mauled to death by her dogs, police say
Virginia woman mauled to death by her dogs, police say

Sheriff's deputies who discovered a Virginia woman mauled by her pit bulls revealed more details on her death. Despite insistence from friends that Bethany Lynn Stephens was not killed by her dogs, police are certain there was no foul play involved in her death.

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  • Man Arrested After Racial Attack On Sterling
Man Arrested After Racial Attack On Sterling

A 29-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an alleged racist attack on Raheem Sterling , police have announced. According to Ducker, the man alleged to have attacked Sterling was waiting for the England worldwide to arrive at the complex.

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  • Federal judicial nominee who couldn't define 'motion in limine' withdraws
Federal judicial nominee who couldn't define 'motion in limine' withdraws

In his letter to the president, Petersen said he's withdrawing because he doesn't want to be "a distraction" to the administration. The video of Petersen that went viral Thursday captured five minutes of pointed questioning by Sen. These are embarrassing setbacks to Trump's otherwise successful push to fill up federal courts with his life...

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  • Palestine's Hamas denounces Pence's Jerusalem visit
Palestine's Hamas denounces Pence's Jerusalem visit

He could provide a tie-breaking vote in the Senate if needed, though on Monday it looked like bill has enough votes among Senate Republicans to pass. A senior official said that high-profile protests of Trump's decision were not a factor in delaying the trip. The officials said a later departure could have left the Vice President meeting late a...

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  • Massive Southern California wildfire now halfway contained
Massive Southern California wildfire now halfway contained

Only two fires have burned more acreage in California so far, Cedar Fire in 2003 and Rush Fire in 2012, which burned 273,246 (1,105.8 square km) and 271,911 (1,100.4 square km), respectively. Firefighters say they have made good progress stopping the advance of flames toward Santa Barbara but the fire continues to burn more to the north and eas...

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