Wikinews interviews World Wide Web co-inventor Robert Cailliau

Thursday, August 16, 2007 The name Robert Cailliau may not ring a bell to the general public, but his invention is the reason why you are reading this: Dr. Cailliau together with his colleague Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web, making the internet accessible so it could grow from an academic tool to a mass communication medium. Last January Dr. Cailliau retired from CERN, the European particle physics lab where the WWW emerged.Continue reading


Bad Food For Diabetics: Are You Taking Them Unaware?}

Click Here To Find Out More About: Ankom Technology Bad Food for Diabetics: Are You Taking Them Unaware? by Audrey Lynn There’s no one diet for diabetes. General guidelines exist, such as “eat less fat and saturated fat” and “eat more whole grains, fruits, and vegetables.”.Your diabetes meal plan must be based on your individual needs. When it comes to what to eat and what not to eat for diabetics, advice is abundance. With soContinue reading

News briefs:July 23, 2009

Oh hi mark Contents 1 About 2 News Brief Transcript for July 23, 2009 2.1 Intro 2.2 British schoolboy found guilty of racial harrassment of schoolgirl 2.3 65-year-old woman arrested over the death of two Mexican wrestlers 2.4 Canberra’s Sophie Lavers crowned Miss World Australia 2.5 Taco Bell mascot Gidget dies from stroke at 15 2.6 Ivory Coast fined US$47,000 by FIFA over March stampede 2.7 Rugby Union: Queensland’s Ballymore Cup quarter finals 2.8 OutroContinue reading


Top 5 Mac Os X Mavericks’s New Features

Click Here To Find Out More About: Richard Light Submitted by: Charis Terk Apple has revealed the latest refresh of its desktop operating system – OS X 10.9, dubbed OS X Mavericks. Mac OS X 10.9 brings more iOS features into the fold along with other tweaks including Finder Tabs, iBooks, Apple Maps, and a number of other time-saving enhancements. With OS X Mavericks, Apple is moving away from the cat-themed names of the firstContinue reading

Fifty killed in commuter plane crash in Clarence Center, New York

Friday, February 13, 2009 A Continental Connection flight from Newark to Buffalo crashed into a house about four to six miles from Buffalo Niagara International Airport on Thursday night, killing 50 people, officials said. Continental Airlines Flight 3407 is a daily commuter flight from Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey to Buffalo, New York, operated under the Continental Connection brand by Virginia-based regional airline Colgan Air. The Buffalo News has reported that theContinue reading


Student arrested over “art” shirt with exposed wiring at Boston Airport

Friday, September 21, 2007 In Boston, Massachusetts a 19-year-old woman with an LED device attached to her clothing was arrested at Logan International Airport, Terminal-C by the Massachusetts State Police. Massport spokeswoman Lisa Langone described the device as a fake bomb strapped to her chest. The woman was identified as Star Simpson, a second year student from Hawaii attending the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Simpson was asking for information on her boyfriend’s arriving flightContinue reading


Digital Advertising In Malaysia Helps In Business Expansion

Click Here To Find Out More About: Internet Payment Gateway Papua New Guinea Digital Advertising In Malaysia Helps In Business Expansion by Digitaladvert In this World Wide Web edge, digital advertising which is also referred to as digital marketing, online marketing as well as internet marketing has become one of the most effective methods for businessmen to expand their business globally in a short period of time. It provides great flexibilities and convenience for shortContinue reading

Suspected hijackers of Arctic Sea detained by Russian Navy

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 Reports are emerging that eight people suspected of hijacking the 4,000-tonne Maltese registered vessel MV Arctic Sea have been arrested by the Russian Navy, and are being detained on the frigate Ladny. Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov confirmed that none of the detainees were members of the crew, and had boarded the vessel after approaching in a small dinghy, “using the threat of arms [and] demanded that the crew follow allContinue reading


Arsonist behind Namdaemun gate fire in Seoul imprisoned for 10 years

Friday, April 25, 2008 The arsonist responsible for setting fire to the historic Sungnyemun gate (more commonly referred to as Namdaemun gate) in Seoul, South Korea in February has been sentenced to ten years’ imprisonment. The 600-year-old landmark was considred one of the nation’s greatest and most iconic, with some sources describing it as the single most important one in the country. The 69-year-old male defendant has a previous conviction from two years ago forContinue reading