Posts Tagged ‘glass’

Alliance of Democracies Summit: The Glass House Where the Power Elite Gather to Throw Stones

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK — The United States is the nation that most threatens democracy worldwide, far more than Russia or even China. That is the headline finding from a new worldwide poll of 53 countries commissioned by the Alliance of Democracies (AoD). The poll also found that the global public considers rising inequality and the increased power of the […]

‘All the Glass Shattered, It Was All Burned’: Witnesses Recount Rocket Attack on Holon Bus That Wounded Five-Year-Old Girl

A member of the security forces stands at the scene where a rocket launched from the Gaza Strip hit, in Holon, Israel May 11, 2021. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun Rockets striking the Tel Aviv suburb of Holon on Tuesday night injured four people, including a five-year-old girl, after a direct hit on a bus in the city, […]

Chinese Famous Glass Floor Bridge Shatters Leaving Tourist Stranded

Home » Asia, Disasters, Survival » Chinese Famous Glass Floor Bridge Shatters Leaving Tourist Stranded     A man visiting a resort in northeast China survived a nightmare scenario after a glass-bottomed bridge shattered under his feet. The tourist was eventually rescued after clinging to a railing. The walkway, located in the Piyan Mountain resort […]

Future in Question for Chicago Loop Synagogue and its Monumental Stained-Glass Window

(JTA) — Just three stories high and hemmed into a small 5,000-square-foot lot, the building at 16 S. Clark St. is a small jewel box situated amid this city’s dense urban fabric. Exuding an aura of cool simplicity, the structure’s facade is composed of glass, metal and concrete planes. Its name is etched in delicate […]

Future in question for Chicago Loop Synagogue and stained-glass window

CHICAGO  — Just three stories high and hemmed into a small 5,000-square-foot lot, the building at 16 S. Clark St. is a small jewel box situated amid this city’s dense urban fabric. Exuding an aura of cool simplicity, the structure’s facade is composed of glass, metal and concrete planes. Its name is etched in delicate […]

Tehran hall to host theatergoers for Tennessee Williams’ “Glass Menagerie”

TEHRAN – A reading performance of American playwright Tennessee Williams’ memory play “The Glass Menagerie” will go on stage at Tehran’s Jamshid Mashayekhi Theater on Saturday. Romina Jahandideh will direct the play based on a Persian translation of the play by Hamid Samandarian, whose wife, Homa Rusta, staged it in 1972. Shaahin Alinejad, Mojdeh Mohajeri, […]

Three Teens Allegedly Attack Woman with Glass Bottle, Steal Her iPhone in NYC

Three teenagers allegedly struck a woman with a glass bottle and stole her iPhone in New York City’s Greenwich Village this week. The 40-year-old victim was in Lower Manhattan around West 10th Street near Fifth Avenue at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday when the three young women ambushed her and allegedly hit her with the bottle, causing […]

It’s my birthday today, and I am happy to be able to raise a glass to Joe Biden

T his week marks two world-changing events happening the US: Joe Biden’s inauguration as 46th president of the United States, and my birthday. In both cases, people will gather at a social distance and toast the end of a terrible year. In Biden’s case, there might be a little more security. It’s strange having a […]

Glass Beads Help to Map Unknown Medieval African Trade Routes

For several decades, a team of researchers have been carrying out excavations at old cemeteries and villages at sites in central Mali and eastern Senegal. Over the years they’ve come across a handful of glass beads dating from between the 7th and 13th centuries AD. The recent analysis of those beads reveals that Medieval African […]

‘Half a glass of wine’: Runner, 94, on the secrets of her longevity

This runner from Romania is gearing to compete at an athletics championship… at the age of 94. Elena Pagu, who only began jogging in her late 50s, wants to take part in the European Master Athletics Indoor Championships in Portugal. It was postponed earlier this year due to the coronavirus outbreak and is set to […]

The glass ceiling preventing a Hamas-Israel calm

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Vesuvius Eruption Turned Victim’s Brain to Glass!

The eruption of Mount Vesuvius is perhaps the best-known natural disaster in the ancient world. It preserved whole towns and human remains, which have all been priceless from an archaeological point of view. Researchers now have found the preserved brain tissue of one of the many of Vesuvius’ victims. Moreover, the tissue, which has turned […]

The Royal Family Quietly Broke Down A Glass Ceiling That Was 500 Years Old

143 Shares The Queen’s Guard is an elite military force that is charged with keeping the Queen of England safe. They’re also the ones that millions of tourists see every year performing the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace. The Queen’s Guard, or something like it, has existed since Henry VIII created the Sovereign […]

BLM Terrorizes White Diners in Rochester, NY – Smashing Glass, Throwing Chairs

What better way to win people over to your cause than by acting like a mob of mad marauding monkeys? BLM is funded by giant corporations and hailed as heroes by the media. 00 Hits: 0

Artists in Austria lock themselves in glass rooms for 14 days to mimic quarantine

Five artists are voluntarily isolating themselves for two weeks as part of a theatre festival in Litschau, Austria. The young actors are part of a theatre group kollekTIEF and will be locked in glass containers for 14 days for the performance “Bitte Nicht Berühren” (“Please do not touch”). The performance imitates the imposed quarantine period […]

Artists in Austria lock themselves in glass rooms for 14 days to mimic quarantine

Five artists are voluntarily isolating themselves for two weeks as part of a theatre festival in Litschau, Austria. The young actors are part of a theatre group kollekTIEF and will be locked in glass containers for 14 days for the performance “Bitte Nicht Berühren” (“Please do not touch”). The performance imitates the imposed quarantine period […]

Scientists Prove Rome’s Ancient Glass Was Not From Rome!

Many of the Roman elite enjoyed notoriously luxurious lifestyles. For example, Senators and nobles liked to drink from transparent glasses which were of the highest quality. The origin of the best Roman glass, which was known as ‘Alexandrian,’ has been something of a mystery. Now its place of origin has been established by an international […]

Photos: Abgineh Museum; an exhibition of medieval glass works

IFP- The Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran also known as Abgineh Museum is located at 30 Tir Street in the Iranian capital, Tehran. It is located in a historic building of the Qajar period. Opened in 1980, the museum is housed in the mansion of the former prime minister Qavam al-Saltaneh, and from 1953 […]

More insanity of the stupid Left: All Philadelphia businesses must remove bulletproof glass protection or face steep fines

(Natural News) Time and again Left-wing politicians show me what it means to exist in a parallel universe where they never have to face reality or the inane consequences of brain-dead decisions. If you’ve never been to Philadelphia, the “City of Brotherly Love,” you may not know that it’s got a bit of a crime problem. […]

Eiffel Tower to be Surrounded by a Bulletproof Glass Wall

It will be more efficient but less romantic to visit the Eiffel Tower after this summer. The days when penniless lovers could stroll hand in hand beneath its 1,063ft of steel then go up it on a giddy whim are gone for good. The Paris authorities are switching 80% of ticket sales to the internet […]

All Palestinian prisoners need is dry bread, a glass of water– and a bullet to the head

Sometimes you just can’t believe it. These words don’t come from the rabble in the streets of Tel-Aviv or Jerusalem. They come straight from the mouths of Israel’s leaders in a Knesset committee meeting. Last month, the Israeli Knesset’s Internal Affairs Committee discussed the matter of the suspended Palestinian prisoner hunger strike, and whether there indeed […]

"Butt" of course: Man sticks drinking glass in anus for sexual stimulation; needed surgery after it broke

(Natural News) An unnamed Italian man was brought to the operating room to have glass shards removed from his anus. The patient, who had a history of cocaine abuse, explained to doctors that he inserted the drinking vessel into his rectum for “sexual stimulation.” When he attempted to remove it, the drinking glass broke and […]

Global Banking and Economic Destruction: Without Glass-Steagall America Will Fail

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Small glass of wine or beer a day increases breast cancer risk – study

All in the mind? Study says being drunk doesn’t change your personality as much as you think The report from the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research, released Tuesday, found that drinking just 10 grams of alcohol per day – equivalent to one small glass of wine, an 8oz beer, […]

Glass-Steagall Act 2.0: Trump mulling breakup of Wall Street banks

     President Trump said Monday he’s considering breaking up major Wall Street banks and could support bringing back a Depression-era law separating consumer and investment banking. “I’m looking at that right now,” Trump told Bloomberg News. “There’s some people that want to go back to the old system, right? So we’re going to look at […]

Is your municipal wifi really free? Or are you paying with your sensitive data?

As usual, the devil is in the details: namely, the privacy policy that governs the system and the fact that it’s bottom-lined by the most powerful advertising company on the planet, Google.  In the capitalist marketplace, enormous corporations typically do not spend millions of dollars to be nice. And sure enough, while the companies involved […]

Former Advisor To Tony Blair Pushes For A ‘Second Referendum’

The establishment is now pushing for a “second referendum” in an attempt to sabotage Brexit & annul the democratic decision made by the British people. Jonathan Powell, the former chief of staff to Tony Blair, told the BBC tonight program that there should be another referendum before Britain is allowed to leave the EU, in […]

Brazilian beauty queen drugged up on antidepressants and booze now paralyzed after jumping from fourth floor of apartment building

(NaturalNews) A young model has been left paralyzed following a failed attempt to take her own life, and antidepressants appear to be a big factor in the tragic turn of events. Debora Dantas, a 20-year-old Brazilian model, found success as a Brazilian beauty queen, but her friends say she struggled with depression for […]

KulturKampf: Machiavelli’s The Prince With Special Guest 3D Waifu Diotima Flyte

The Right Stuff June 17, 2016 Titus, Aristocles, Tharru, and Tacitus are joined by Diotima Flyte on this week’s episode of KulturKampf to discuss Machiavelli’s political work on Princely rule, attaining and maintaining conquered lands and power. ‘Machiavelli the European’ – By Greg Johnson Machiavelli’s The Prince eBook. Machiavelli’s The Prince Audiobook: Source Article from […]

Veep urges coordination between Tehran, Algeria on oil price

TEHRAN, May 17 (Shana) — First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri urged coordination between Iran and Algeria on oil price. He made the remarks in a meeting with visiting Algerian Minister of Industry and Mining Abdessalam Bouchouareb. The official referred to the sensitive situation of Islamic World today and noted that Tehran and Algiers should play […]

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