Month: July 2021

5 Fascinating Argan Oil Facts

Read An Opinion On: Natural Skincare Product Submitted by: Danica Reynes 5 amazing facts that you should know about Argan oil are that it is obtained from the seeds of the rare Argan tree, it has numerous health and beautifying effects, the manual procedure of producing Argan oil is laborious, mechanical presses are now used […]

US VX nerve gas disposal test a success

Monday, May 9, 2005 Workers at Newport Chemical Depot in Indiana have completed a successful test-run of a chemical reactor designed to dispose of Cold War stockpiles of VX nerve agent. After encountering initial difficulties when the temperature in the reactor grew too high, workers were able to adjust the speed of the device. 180 […]

Acting teacher and director Milton Katselas dies at age 75

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 Acting teacher and director Milton Katselas died Friday at age 75, after suffering from heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He began the Beverly Hills Playhouse in 1978 and taught acting classes there to noted actors including George Clooney and Gene Hackman. Katselas is survived by a […]

Students in Rhode Island school attacked by wasps

Monday, September 21, 2009 Dozens of students and teachers were stung by yellow jacket wasps Monday at a middle school in Cranston. The attack occurred around 10:45 a.m., according to Ray Votto, the chief operating officer for Cranston Public Schools. It is suspected that during a routine fire drill, students exiting the building disturbed the […]

Necessary Tips For Masonry Waterproofing}

Read An Opinion On: Mr Property Services Necessary tips for masonry waterproofing by smartweb There is need to realize that masonry waterproofing has become an important activity in the life of human beings. People are doing it again and again to give a certain surface a desired appearance. This is the main reason as to […]

Ahmadinejad sends letter to George W. Bush

Tuesday, May 9, 2006For the first time in three decades, direct and at least partially public diplomatic communication will commence between the United States (US) and Iran. Iranian government spokesman Gholam-Hossein Elham said that Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has sent a letter to the U.S. president George W. Bush proposing “new solutions for getting out […]

Brazil Continuous Introduce Measures To Control The Exchange Rate

Read An Opinion On: Hai Ha Dianne Nguyen Submitted by: Himfr Echo Since the influx of large dollar in Brazil, the Brazilian real against the U.S. dollar led to pick up again to September 2008 levels before the financial crisis, the Brazilian government has recently been introduced measures intended to prevent the real exchange rate […]

Eurovision ’04 winner Ruslana discusses her paths as singer, spokesmodel, stateswoman and source of inspiration

Monday, March 30, 2009 First becoming famous in her native Ukraine in the 1990s, long-haired self-described “Amazon” Ruslana gained international recognition for winning the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest with her song “Wild Dances,” inspired by the musical traditions of the Hutsul people of the Ukrainian Carpathian Mountains. In the five years since, Ruslana has decided […]

Murray Hill on the life and versatility of a New York drag king

Monday, November 19, 2007 Drag—dressing in the clothing atypical of your born gender—in recent years has found mainstream success. Films such as Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil and To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar have prominently featured drag performers. But they have all focused on […]

UN probing allegations US is ‘torturing’ soldier over leaks

Thursday, December 23, 2010 The United Nations is reportedly beginning an investigation into claims that Pfc. Bradley Manning is being “tortured.” Manning was arrested in May, after allegedly leaking over 250,000 classified diplomatic cables to the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks. Last week, it was announced that supporters for Manning lodged a complaint with the Office of […]