SC dismisses Surigao judge for gross misconduct, immorality

THE Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the dismissal from service of a Surigao Del Norte Judge for siring a child with a woman other than his wife and for pointing a gun at his neighbor. In its decision dated July 25, the SC found Judge Exequil Dagala of the Municipal Circuit Trial Court of Dapa, …

Alamo Drafthouse Severs Ties With Harry Knowles Over Sexual Assault Allegations

10:34 PM PDT 9/25/2017 by Abid Rahman Ain’t It Cool News lost a number of veteran contributors after allegations of assault surfaced against the founder over the weekend. The Alamo Drafthouse is severing all ties with Harry Knowles in the wake sexual assault allegations against the Ain’t It Cool News founder. Drafthouse CEO Tim League, already reeling …

‘Bigger is different’—the unusual physics of mechanical metamaterials exposed

Indentation on a two-dimensional mechanical metamaterial. Credit: AMOLF Mechanical metamaterials, which exhibit unusual properties such as shape morphing and programmability, have been found to display further surprising features. When the materials are a step in size larger, new rules seem to apply. This was discovered by researchers at AMOLF, Leiden University and the University of …