Lasers could replace sailors in peeling old paint off ships

Lasers could replace sailors in peeling old paint off ships

Who among the Navy’s best and brightest hasn’t at some point earlier in their enlisted career been forced to scrape rusting, dilapidated paint from the various corners of the service’s ageing fleet of vessels? Hardly anyone, perhaps, until now. The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, in partnership with industry, has discovered that laser ablation may … Read more

Sunil Gavaskar Birthday: Tahir Raj Bhasin, Who Plays ‘Little Master’ in 83, Thanks the Cricket Icon for Inspiring This Generation

Sunil Gavaskar Birthday: Tahir Raj Bhasin, Who Plays ‘Little Master’ in 83, Thanks the Cricket Icon for Inspiring This Generation

Bollywood actor Tahir Raj Bhasin, who is all set to play Sunil Gavaskar in the upcoming film “83”, has wished the legendary batsman, who turned 71 on Friday. He thanked the iconic player for inspiring generations of sportsmen and woman. Tahir said: “I would like to wish him a very Happy Birthday, good health, great … Read more

What is cancel culture? Breaking down the toxic online trend

What is cancel culture? Breaking down the toxic online trend

Is it time to throw the #CancelCultureIsOverParty yet? J.K. Rowling and Ellen DeGeneres are among the latest famous faces to find themselves trending and declared “over,” joining the hordes of celebrity “casualties” of cancel culture 2020. Twitter users took to the digital platform last month to condemn Harry Potter author Rowling for making anti-trans comments … Read more

Blue Jays players could face jail time if they leave the team’s Toronto bubble

Blue Jays players could face jail time if they leave the team's Toronto bubble

Blue Jays players should definitely try to remain inside the Toronto Marriott City Centre Hotel and Rogers Centre bubble they entered this week. TSN’s Scott Mitchell reported Friday that Blue Jay players have been told the penalty for leaving the bubble is a fine of $750,000 and potential jail time. The report did not indicate whether the rule is related to … Read more

Pandemic exposes scientific rift over proving when germs are airborne

Manufacturing Gives Iran a Lifeline

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, July 10 (Reuters) – The coronavirus pandemic has exposed a clash among medical experts over disease transmission that stretches back nearly a century – to the very origins of germ theory. The Geneva-based World Health Organization acknowledged this week that the novel coronavirus can spread through tiny droplets floating in the … Read more