Daily Archives: December 29, 2016

8 unique New Year traditions across the world

From smashing dishes on a friend’s porch to timed grape tasting, here are some traditions.

A Wolverine Inspired Material

Researchers create a self-healing, transparent, highly stretchable material that can be electrically activated and used to improve batteries, electronic devices, and robots.

Scientists, including several from the University of California, Riverside, have developed a transparent, self-healing, highly stretchable conductive material that can be electrically activated to power artificial muscles and could be used to improve batteries, electronic devices, and robots.

Greece | Curtain falls on a dreadful performance

The year is coming to a close with the end of the dreadful performance which was the rift between the Greek government and the country’s lenders, led by the champion of austerity, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble.

Trying to placate voters before his administration cut supplementary pensions for low-income retirees, leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced a special Christmas bonus that he hoped would win him some favor.