Temporary filling: Car flies into dental office

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A car smashed into the second floor of a California dental office after hitting a central reservation and going airborne.

Photographs showed the Nissan Altima wedged into the top floor of the building, the front half inside while the back hung about three metres above the pavement.

Its driver and passenger escaped serious injury, officials said.

A small fire injured one person who managed to get out of the car without help, but fire crews had to rescue the second person.

An investigation is seeking to determine if drugs or alcohol played a role in the incident.

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14 optical illusions you can actually visit in real life

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People seem to love optical illusions.

There are the ones that make the rounds on the Internet -many of which end up going viral -and the ones that are created using just makeup.

And then there are the ones that you can actually visit IRL - natural sites, museums, and tourist attractions.

We rounded up 13 of the best optical illusions worth traveling for, from a mirror maze in California to an infinite tunnel of books in China to a gravity hill in Scotland.

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Yesojo’s Nintendo Switch projector dock is a dream accessory

Yesojo’s Nintendo Switch projector dock is a dream accessory

The Yesojo Nintendo Switch projector dock got a lot of attention when we covered the launch of its crowdfunding campaign last year, but at CES, it was on display and working, with the company ready to ship to its early backers. We got to spend some time with the portable projector, which gives your Switch a high-resolution screen you can take with

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A Prism of Absolute Truth: Actor Bruce Greenwood Discusses ‘The Post,’ Spielberg, History as a Teachable Moment

In Steven Spielberg’s The Post, Meryl Streep, playing Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham, and Tom Hanks, as its legendary editor Ben Bradlee, race to catch up with The New York Times to publish a classified account of the U.S. Government’s decades-long involvement in Southeast Asia. The Post received raves during its pre-Christmas limited

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India likely to revive mega missile deal with Israel

The Indian army and the government are discussing ways to revive a $500 million order to buy Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Israel's state-owned defence contractor Rafael, military chief Bipin Rawat said Friday. India recently called off the deal to procure 8,000 missiles, souring the build up to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to the country this week. Rawat said the deal was scrapped after the state-run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) offered to manufacture similar missiles in line with premier Narendra Modi's pet 'Make in India' initiative. They (DRDO) said. why you are going for a missile that we are capable of manufacturing and can give you better results," Rawat said. That is what led to retracting of the RFP (request for proposal). Rawat said the DRDO missiles were yet to be tested and would not be ready till 2022, which could hit India's operational capabilities in the interim. So how do we bridge the gap between now and 2022? It's through the Spike. Rather than going whole hog we are in the discussion with the government" to fill in the gap he said. We can possibly look at a lesser number to meet the gap. India has been investing tens of billions of dollars in updating its Soviet-era military hardware to counter long-standing tensions with regional rivals China and Pakistan. Israel is a major weapons supplier to India, exporting an average of $1 billion of military equipment each year. In April last year the two countries signed a military deal worth nearly $2 billion which includes the supply of medium-range surface-to-air missiles, launchers and communications technology. But Modi has said he wants to end India's status as the world's number one defence importer and to have 70 percent of hardware manufactured domestically by the turn of the decade.
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