Month: January 2022

Canada’s west coast battles high winds

Thursday, November 16, 2006 Currently, there are blackouts, heavy rain, and high winds in British Columbia. Over 220,000 BC Hydro customers have no power. Buildings have already collapsed and trees have been knowed down. Five Vancouver rivers were in danger of flooding, which rain fell at 10 mm an hour for more than six hours […]

Israel buys nuclear capable subs

Friday, August 25, 2006 Israel has purchased two more Dolphin class submarines which have the capacity to carry nuclear warheads. Israel already has three older nuclear weapons-capable Dolphin submarines but the new Dolphins have propulsion systems that allow them to remain submerged for longer periods of time, according to the Jerusalem Post, making it harder […]

Compare Hearing Aids Before You Buy!

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Elwood Norris receives 2005 Lemelson-MIT Prize for invention

Tuesday, April 19, 2005 MIT has announced that Elwood “Woody” Norris, inventor of potentially revolutionary technologies of Hypersonic Sound beams and AirScooter flying vehicles, will receive this year’s Lemelson-MIT prize for invention this Friday, April 22. The prize comes with an award of US$500,000, making it the largest single award for invention given in the […]

Owsley Stanley, icon of 1960s counterculture, dies at 76

Thursday, March 17, 2011 Owsley Stanley, mass-producer of LSD, the drug underlying much of the culture of the 1960s California hippie era, died Sunday in a car accident in Australia at the age of 76, his family announced on Tuesday. According to The New York Times, “Mr. Stanley lent the ’60s a great deal of […]

What Is Narcolespy?

Read An Opinion On: Rhinoplasty Surgeon For Celebrities Manhattan By Eric Cho NARCOLEPSY DEFINED Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder characterized by sudden and uncontrollable episodes of deep sleep, but the deep sleep does not occur at the times it should. It occurs instead at times in which its victim should be fully alert and wide […]

Too Grimm? Mother Goose cartoonist sued by Colombian coffee growers

Sunday, January 11, 2009 While it was just a joke, the Federación Nacional de Cafeteros de Colombia doesn’t find a recent “Mother Goose and Grimm” comic terribly funny. In what the coffee growers association calls “an attack on national dignity and the reputation of Colombian coffee,” the characters in a comic strip by Pulitzer Prize-winning […]

US Senate Panel approves bill to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Thursday, December 6, 2007 A United States Senate committee has passed landmark legislation aimed at combating global warming by limiting carbon dioxide emissions. The vote was timed to coincide with the U.N. conference on climate change taking place in Bali, Indonesia. The bill would set caps on U.S. greenhouse gas emissions from electric utility, transportation […]

Ten dead on Minnesota Indian reservation after school shooting

Tuesday, March 22, 2005 A 17-year-old Minnesota student is believed to have shot his grandfather and grandmother, drove his grandfather’s squad car to the high school, and shot a security guard, a teacher and five other classmates, later committing suicide. This happened at 3pm local time on Monday (2100 UTC), and as many as 14 […]

Best Ways To Treat Dental Problems

Read An Opinion On: How Long Does It Take To Become An Xray Tech The teeth are one of the essential parts of the human body. This is because it plays vital functions in our feeding and digestion processes. Of course, feeding is quite crucial to the health and growth of every human on earth, […]