Kintsugi: Broken pottery becomes more beautiful, precious

If you search online for "kintsugi," most of what you'll find in English is self-help advice that uses this Japanese craft as a jumping-off point. The idea of repairing broken pottery in a way that ma...

Frenchman trying to cross Atlantic in barrel capsule

PARIS (AP) — A 71-year-old Frenchman has departed on a journey across the Atlantic in a specially designed barrel capsule, which will use ocean currents alone to propel him across the sea. ...

A 'hospital' for statues patches up Argentine monuments

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A headless Anibal Troilo, one of the tango's greatest performers, rests on a seat holding his concertina. Beside him, tango singer Alberto Castillo smiles, though he lac...

Spain targets drug-smuggling hub with anti-crime measures

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government is seeking to improve security in a notorious drug-running hotspot on its southern coast, around Gibraltar. Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Mar...

Spain to ban speedboats used by drug, migrant traffickers

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government is moving to ban the high-speed semi-inflatable boats used by traffickers to bring both drugs and migrants across the Strait of Gibraltar to Spain from North Afric...

US trade commission rules against antidumping duties for PET imports from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States International Trade Commission (USITS) has determined that the U.S. industry was not “materially injured” by imports of polyethylene terephth...

Israeli frankincense farmer cashes in on rare honey

ALMOG, West Bank (AP) — An Israeli farmer has cashed in by making exotic honey from a rare tree that produces frankincense — the resin once worth its weight in gold and venerated in the Bible. But the...

Israeli frankincense farmer cashes in on rare honey

ALMOG, West Bank (AP) — An Israeli farmer has cashed in by making exotic honey from a rare tree that produces frankincense — the resin once worth its weight in gold and venerated in the Bible. ...

Cyclone Luban forms in Arabian Sea off sultanate of Oman

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Forecasters say a tropical cyclone has formed in the Arabian Sea off Oman. The India Meteorological Department said Monday the storm was some 1,040...

Ascend Performance Materials Acquires Britannia Techno Polymer

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 1, 2018--Ascend Performance Materials, the largest global fully integrated producer of nylon 6,6 resin, announced today the purchase of Britannia Techno Polymer (BTP), an...

Global Cyanate Ester Resin Market 2018-2022 | 11% CAGR Projection Over the Next Four Years | Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 17, 2018--The global cyanate ester resin market is expected to post a CAGR of over 11% during the period 2018-2022, according to the latest market research report by Techn...

Toshiba Starts Shipment of UL508 Certified Photorelays for Industrial Control Equipment

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 12, 2018--Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (“Toshiba”) has obtained US safety standard UL508 certification for the following eight photorelay products: ...

Ascend Performance Materials Announces Price Increase for Intermediate Materials

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 22, 2018--Ascend Performance Materials announced today a price increase for its intermediate materials. The price increase will take effect globally on ...

Global Industrial Floor Coatings Market 2018-2022| Development of Solvent-free Coatings to Boost Growth| Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 8, 2018-- analysts forecast the global industrial floor coatings market to post a CAGR of over 5%, according to their latest market research report. This...

Global Frac Sand Market| Growth in the Oil and Gas Industry Drives Market| Technavio

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 7, 2018--’s latest market research report on the provides an analysis of the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2018-2022. ...