On the campaign trail, June 2012

Thursday, July 5, 2012 The following is the eighth in a monthly series chronicling the U.S. 2012 presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after a brief mention of some of the month’s biggest stories. In this month’s edition on the campaign trail, a Green Party presidential candidate who announced his 2012 plans to Wikinews four years ago speaks to Wikinews once again, the candidate leading the California American Independent PartyContinue reading


Feverfew compound gets at leukemia roots

Wednesday, February 23, 2005A compound in the common daisy-like plant feverfew kills human leukemia stem cells and could form the basis for newer, more effective drugs for the disease. American researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York say that it could take months to develop a useable drug from the compound, parthenolide. However, they are working to do so with chemists at the University of Kentucky who have identified a water-solubleContinue reading


2008 Taipei International Book Exhibition: Varied fiction books showed different authoring style

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 At the 2008 Taipei International Book Exhibition, comic books and fiction books presented different authoring styles in formatting, story construction, and background settings. Examples of these were highlighted at two seminars entitled “On Trends in Creative Chinese Literature” and “From ‘Shao Nu Xiao Yu‘ (????, meaning in English as “A Young Girl – Little Fish”) to ‘The Banquet Bug‘ (???)”, as well as through recent fiction released by several publishers inContinue reading


Advantages And Disadvantages Of Private E Book Resale Right

Click Here To Find Out More About: Podcast Producer By Bhagwat Sharma The E-book resale right business. Is it worth your time, effort, and money? Well, it doesnt take much wealth, so you can scratch that off, but it does take time and effort. There is a way, however, to reduce the time it takes to start make money. One approach to making fast money is the advent of the Private eBook Resale Right. PleaseContinue reading

University of Southern California spit test predicts cavities

Monday, February 21, 2005 Los Angeles, California —A simple saliva test can predict whether children will get cavities, how many cavities they will get and which teeth are most vulnerable. Developed by researchers at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, the test quantifies the genetic component of tooth decay, spotting the risk when something can be done about it. “When we apply this to young children, it allows us to predict what mightContinue reading


The Aviator and Vera Drake scoop top prizes at the 2005 Orange BAFTA Film Awards

Sunday, February 13, 2005 LONDON – The big-budget Hollywood movie The Aviator and the low-budget Brit flick Vera Drake have scooped the main prizes at the 2005 Orange BAFTA Film Awards. Four gongs went to The Aviator with the top ones being Best Film and Cate Blanchett for Best Supporting Actress. Vera Drake got three gongs with Best Director, Best Actress & Costume Design. Jamie Foxx got Best Actor with Ray and Clive Owen gotContinue reading


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