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Thomas Siwek, director of product safety at Robert Bosch Tool Corp., demonstrates a newly designed guard for table saws at a meeting with the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Industry officials say the new guards make the saws safe. But consumer advocates disagree and are pushing for flesh-sensing technology such as SawStop, which they say will virtually eliminate the worst table saw injuries.
The finish line and grandstand at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, home of the Preakness. The track has had trouble competing with rival tracks that offer other gambling options, such as slot machines.
Waseh, an Afghan driver working for an international NGO, is trying to cover the license plate containing the number 39 with a blue plastic sheet. He is also 39 years old.
Courtesy of Ahmad Shafi