NHL: Islanders steal one in Buffalo to even series at 1-1


Saturday, April 14, 2007 Series tied at 1-1. (Best of Seven) New York Islanders 3 2 Buffalo Sabres After trashing the New York Islanders just two days before, the Buffalo Sabres may have thought this series was in the bag. Maybe they were already looking ahead to the Conference Semifinals. Whatever the case, Buffalo wasn’t […]

Are Garage Floor Mats Worth Buying?


Read An Opinion On: Car Sales Warrnambool Callaghan Motors Are Garage Floor Mats Worth Buying? by Jackie RushOftentimes, it is very hard to protect your garage floor from the many elements it comes in contact with everyday. This is especially true for garages with bare concrete floors. It’s a good thing that there are now […]

Al Sharpton speaks out on race, rights and what bothers him about his critics


Monday, December 3, 2007 At Thanksgiving dinner David Shankbone told his white middle class family that he was to interview Reverend Al Sharpton that Saturday. The announcement caused an impassioned discussion about the civil rights leader’s work, the problems facing the black community and whether Sharpton helps or hurts his cause. Opinion was divided. “He’s […]

Dell joins Microsoft-Nortel VoIP Team


Saturday, October 20, 2007 Dell Inc. announced on Tuesday that it will partner up with the Microsoft-Nortel Innovative communications alliance (ICA) team to sell Unified Communications and VoIP products. The announcement on Tuesday the 16th of October 2007 includes Dell selling VoIP, data and wireless networking products from Nortel and the Microsoft Office Communications Server […]

Somali pirates hijack Indonesian tugboat and Turkish container ship


Wednesday, December 17, 2008 Two more vessels have been hijacked in Somalia. Pirates have captured an Indonesian tugboat with a barge that was working for French oil firm Total and a Turkish container ship. The Turkish vessel’s seizure was confirmed by a US Fifth Fleet spokesman. MV Bosphorus Prodigy is a 330 ft (100 m) […]

Guyanese shadow finance minister Winston Murray dies aged 69


Wednesday, November 24, 2010 The Guyanese shadow minister of finance Winston Murray has died at the age of 69. Murray died on Monday at Georgetown Public Hospital after collapsing on November 11. His death was announced by Ronald Austin, one of Murray’s colleagues. Murray was also the former Deputy Prime Minister of Guyana. Murray collapsed […]

Diesel Exhaust And Cancer


byAlma Abell IARC, the International Agency for Research on Cancer, has stated that diesel exhaust is a carcinogen. After extensive study, all evidence points to the fact that the fumes from diesel exhaust cause cancer. Diesel fuel is used in most large engines that are used to power trains, buses, construction equipment, standby generators, as […]

BDSM as business: An interview with the owners of a dungeon


Sunday, October 21, 2007 Torture proliferates American headlines today: whether its use is defensible in certain contexts and the morality of the practice. Wikinews reporter David Shankbone was curious about torture in American popular culture. This is the first of a two part series examining the BDSM business. This interview focuses on the owners of […]