Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives tried to force a vote on gun control by staging a sit in on the floor of the House. They sat on the floor and chanted “no bill, no break” while Republicans ignored them and tried to carry on business. They adjourned at 3:15 in the morning – Republicans left and Democrats stayed. The House is adjourned until July 5.
After months of very divisive campaigns, Britain will vote today about whether or not to stay in the European Union. The decision could have economic and political effects that would be felt around the world.
Temporary blindness tied to smartphone use in dark— Looking at your smartphone while lying in bed at night could wreak havoc on your vision. Some people have gone temporarily blind from constantly checking their phones in the dark only using one eye, say doctors who are now alerting others to the unusual phenomenon. When they put their phone down, they couldn’t see with the phone eye. That’s because ‘it’s taking many minutes to catch up to the other eye that’s adapted to the dark. The solution: Make sure to use both eyes when looking at your smartphone screen in the dark.
Police say they’re seeing a spike in car theft in North Austin, but the thieves aren’t breaking any glass or opening any unlocked doors. Instead, they’re using inexpensive gadgets. Criminals are now using amplifiers to mimic the signal your key fob sends to your car, telling it to unlock the doors. keyless entry and keyless ignition which can be a great combination for criminals. Officers recommend storing your keys in an empty paint can at night. ‘It can block the range. You can just drop your keys inside and shut the lid.’
Man drowns at Llano park while trying to rescue daughter — A fisherman nearby said the dad jumped in to try and save his daughter, he cried out for help and a nearby female park employee jumped into the water to try and save them both.