Paris to put up glass wall to protect Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower in Paris is to have a 2.5m-high (8ft) wall of reinforced glass built around it as protection against terror attacks, officials say. The Paris mayor’s office says the wall will replace metal fences put up for the Euro 2016 football tournament. The project, if approved, is expected to cost about €20m (£17m; $21m) and work should start later this year. The French capital has been on high alert since attacks by jihadists in November 2015 left 130 people dead. Last July, 86 people were killed when a…

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This glass blunt is a seriously out-of-the-box smoking gadget

The Twisty Glass Blunt is an intriguing product that claims to abolish the need to ever buy or use rolling papers. How does it work? I had to see for myself. Built with a German-engineered glass tube and inner corkscrew, the Twisty Blunt is designed to give you the smoothest hits you’ve ever taken—and it look pretty good, too. Its designed with Infini-Cherry technology, which means you only have to light up once rather than between every pull. All you have to do to get started is pack the chamber, twist the…

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