Defenders of the council point to its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism as a saving grace. That every country gets reviewed, even if only for one day every four years, is certainly a positive development. In practice, however, most of the reviews amount to orchestrated mutual praise.
Gail Wesson has covered news for The Press Enterprise for decades, mostly in Riverside County, with occasional forays across the county line. Datelines on her stories span the county from the state agricultural inspection station in Blythe, to the Circle in Corona, the Stringfellow Acid Pits in Mira Loma, Temecula before there were traffic signals and to the highest point in the county, Mount San Jacinto. Most of her time has been spent covering local governments or how county, state or federal government affects communities.
When I stopped the sugary sodas, I started adding water and diet drinks (though, since I found out about the side effects of aspartame, I’ve dropped the diet pop). I ate yogurt and granola bars instead of cakes. I’d bring carrots and ranch dressing to work to have instead of chips.
Silk is being developed as a biomaterial for electronic, optical and mechanical implants (see the lab of Fiorenzo Omenetto of Tufts for more). The silkworm has also been synthetically engineered to produce silk with altered properties, including fluorescent silk and super strong spider silk.With this context, my colleagues at MIT created the Silk Pavilion, a structure woven by 6500 silkworms over the course of 2 weeks. The purpose of the project was to use silkworms to directly fabricate a product, in this case a hemispherical dome.
Sports Bristol Central Bristol Eastern St. Tuesday, July 10 Joint Board, 6:45 Motorcycle crash claims life of Southington man NEW BRITAIN A Southington man is dead after his motorcycle veered into a guard rail on Route 9 over the GOP governor candidates coming to Back Nine Tavern SOUTHINGTON Republican candidates for governor will convene for the Republican Gubenatorial Candidate Forum July 16 at Back Nine Tavern. Woman charged in home health aide theft in Southington offered plea deal SOUTHINGTON A Waterbury woman, accused of stealing jewelry from an elderly couple when she was working in their Southington home More.
The offerings often feature a touch of the exotic. A popular breakfast sandwich includes soft scrambled eggs, bacon, sharp cheddar and peppery green arugula, all packed into a homemade croissant. Luncheon quiches change daily, but might include one with pancetta and leeks, or one with feta cheese, olives, spinach and sun dried tomatoes.