Neanderthals ‘knew what they were doing’: Archæologist Dr Naomi Martisius discusses her findings about Neanderthals’ behaviour with Wikinews

Sunday, June 28, 2020 Portrait of Dr Naomi Martisius. (Image: acagastya) Last month, a study conducted by archæologist Dr. Naomi Martisius and other researchers concluded Neanderthals living in Europe tens of thousands of years ago were more sophisticated than previously thought. The now-extinct species used to carefully select bones from a particular animal species to […]

Lycos Europe ends its anti-spam campaign

Tuesday, December 7, 2004 EUROPE — Lycos Europe has ended its anti-spam operation: “Make Love Not Spam.” A company spokesperson said the objective of the time-limited campaign was to raise people’s awareness. The reasons why it ended the campaign was variously reported and speculated in media. The operation, while fairly popular, suffered unexpected troubles and […]

World’s largest passenger airliner makes first flight

April 27, 2005 The A380 was revealed in January 2005 The world’s largest passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380, has made its maiden flight after lifting off from Toulouse in France. The take-off, at 08:30 UTC, was apparently normal and took place exactly on time. The aircraft flew into clear blue skies with a flight crew […]

Thinking Of Taking Hgh Here Are Some Things You May Want To Know

Read An Opinion On: Best Hair Transplant In New York By Todd Erwin What’s the big deal with all this fuss about HGH (Human Growth Hormone)? After all, human growth hormones have been around as long as people have been around. Well, HGH is gaining attention now because science is just beginning to understand how […]

Girls Aloud win Popjustice £20 Music Prize

Tuesday, September 6, 2005 British pop group Girls Aloud have won the 2005 Popjustice £20 Music Prize with their single “Wake Me Up”. The award, organised by music journalist Peter Robinson, is given annually to the best British pop single of the previous 12 months and is a tongue-in-cheek response to the Mercury Music Prize, […]

Influential rock drummer Ginger Baker dies at age 80

Monday, October 7, 2019 Yesterday morning, English drummer Ginger Baker died in a hospital at the age of 80. The news came from the Twitter account in his name and was independently confirmed by Associated Press with his daughter Nettie Baker. On September 25, it was reported Baker was hospitalized in critical condition. Baker was […]

Music duo The Bellamy Brothers accuse Britney Spears of plagiarism

Sunday, February 20, 2011 Britney Spears performing at The Circus Starring …, in 2009. Image: Peter Cruise. US pop and country duo The Bellamy Brothers are accusing pop music singer Britney Spears — also from the United States — of plagiarism in her latest single “Hold It Against Me”. The group believes that Spears is […]

What It Means To Have A Bone Spur In The Spinal Column

Read An Opinion On: Western World Saddlery Website Submitted by: Laser Spine Having a bone spur develop in the spine can be the cause of potentially significant discomfort or it may go completely undetected. The variable, it seems, is whether the bone spur has compressed a nerve root or the spinal cord. When this occurs, […]

“Woofstock” dog festival in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Tuesday, June 12, 2007 North America’s largest outdoor dog festival came back to Toronto last weekend for its fifth year. It ran from the 9th of June to the 10th of June at Toronto’s historical St. Lawrence Market. A Wikinews reporter was there on Sunday to report on some of the events that happened on […]

Scientology protest group celebrates founder’s birthday worldwide

 Correction — March 19, 2008 The next protest is scheduled for April 12, 2008. The article below states April 18 which is incorrect.  Saturday, March 15, 2008 The Internet group Anonymous today held further protests critical of the Church of Scientology. The global protests started in Australia where several hundred protesters gathered at different locations for […]