‘Bright’ idea lights its way to win NASA contest

Wednesday, February 13, 2008 NASA Tech Briefs INSIDER newsletter 02/05/08 reports that the winner of the $20,000 first prize in the agency’s “Create the Future” contest is an invention called “Litroenergy”, the luminous output of micro particle “Litrospheres.” Their self-luminance reportedly endures for over 12 years. The spheres are inexpensive, making them useful in many […]

NFL Playoffs: Cardinals thrill Packers in overtime

Monday, January 11, 2010 Arizona Cardinals 51 45 Green Bay Packers After a very close offensive battle throughout the game, the Arizona Cardinals defeated the Green Bay Packers 51-45 in an overtime thriller today in the wild card round of the NFL Playoffs. The game was won after Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers fumbled the […]

Experiment on frozen sperm raises hopes of “restoring” extinct mammals

Tuesday, August 15, 2006 According to Japanese and American scientists, healthy offspring have resulted from the injection of sperm into female mice from male mice that have been in a deep freeze for 15 years. The mice, as a whole, were kept frozen in temperatures of -20 degrees celsius. Scientists at the Institute of Physical […]

Window Treatments: Getting Both Privacy And Light

Read An Opinion On: Bq Design Site Bedheads Sydney Window Treatments: Getting Both Privacy and Light by Randall Freedman It is a common problem for homeowners and decorators alike. How do you dress up windows so you get privacy but still let natural light in? Fortunately, today s selection of window treatments include those that […]

Q and A with New Zealand Prime Minister hopeful

Sunday, May 18, 2008 This article is part of the series New Zealand General Election Other election coverage Q and A with New Zealand Prime Minister hopeful Background Wikipedia, Wikinews’ sibling project, has in-depth background articles on: Political parties in New Zealand New Zealand House of Representatives Politics of New Zealand Mixed Member Proportional voting […]

Transgender woman hired as city manager for Lake Worth, Florida

Thursday, April 9, 2009 Susan Stanton, the former city manager of Largo, Florida, has been hired as the new city manager for Lake Worth. Stanton was fired from her job as Largo’s city manager in 2007, apparently when her gender transition became public knowledge. “We said all along that we’d pick the best candidate regardless […]

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi killed in airstrike

Thursday, June 8, 2006 The head of al-Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, has been killed in an air strike on a building north of Baqubah city, according to the Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki. “Today [sic] Zarqawi has been terminated,” he said Thursday, and suggested the man the United States had placed a $25 […]

Eliminate The Invaders In Your Home With Pest Control In Glen Burnie

Read An Opinion On: Hot Knife Distributors byAlma Abell Your home or business can easily become infested with a variety of pests including several types of insects, furry little rodents and even birds, bees and bats. The difficulty with unexpected Pest Control in Glen Burnie isn’t the unusual pests that invade your property, but the […]

Iran demands that IAEA end surveillance of its nuclear program

Tuesday, February 7, 2006 Shortly after ending its cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the government of Iran has now ordered the IAEA to discontinue some of its surveillance of Iran’s nuclear facilities. Tehran has also asked the agency to remove any and all signage from their nuclear sites by the end of […]

One year on: Egyptians mark anniversary of protests that toppled Mubarak

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Across Egypt hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets for the day, marking exactly one year since the outbreak of protests leading to 83-year-old longstanding ruler Hosni Mubarak’s downfall. The country’s decades-long emergency rule was partially lifted this week; meanwhile, a possible economic meltdown looms and a newly-elected parliament held […]