America’s atomic bombing commemoration held in Hiroshima

Sunday, August 7, 2005 The 60th anniversary of the first use of an atomic bomb against people has been remembered in a ceremony yesterday in Hiroshima, Japan. The atomic bomb, code-named “Little Boy“, was dropped on Hiroshima at precisely 08:15 on August 6, 1945 by the specially converted United States Army Air Force B-29 Superfortress […]

Time Warner, Sprint close to mobile pact

Wednesday, December 29, 2004 New York – Time Warner Cable is close to a deal with Sprint Corp. to offer mobile telephone service under the TimeWarner brand to the cabler’s 11 million subscribers, according to a report in Wednesday’s The Wall Street Journal. If such a deal is struck, Time Warner will be the first […]

On the campaign trail in the USA, June 2016

Sunday, July 17, 2016 The following is the second edition of a monthly series chronicling the U.S. 2016 presidential election. It features original material compiled throughout the previous month after an overview of the month’s biggest stories. In this month’s edition on the campaign trail: the effect of the Brexit vote on the US presidential […]

No Cosigner Car Loans Because Cosigning And Family Dont Mix

Read An Opinion On: Get Loan With Bad Credit Aistralian Premier Finance Website No Cosigner Car Loans because Cosigning and Family Dont Mix by jeffery reynoldJust as mixing business with pleasure is not wise, having a family member cosign your loan agreement can have immense ramifications, financially as well as personally. If you search the […]

What Does An Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeon Do?

byAlma Abell If you’ve ever heard the term Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery you might have wondered what it means. It might even sound a little scary, but oral and maxillofacial surgery is just a type of dental specialty that involves the diagnosis and treatment of the bone and soft tissue of the mouth, jaw, neck […]

Interview with BBC Creative Archive project leader

Thursday, June 22, 2006 The Creative Archive project is a BBC led initiative which aims to make archive audio and video footage available to be freely downloaded, distributed, and ‘remixed’. The project is still in a pilot stage, and is only available to UK residents, but the long-term future of the project could have a […]

‘Jelly bellies’ memo costs Florida police chief his job

Thursday, November 2, 2006 Winter Haven, Florida police chief Paul Goward was tired of seeing fat hanging out over the belts of some of his officers. So he posted a memo to encourage the so-called ‘jelly bellies’ to get in shape. The memo, entitled ‘Are You A Jelly Belly?’ didn’t single anyone out, and, apart […]

Hydrogen fuel cell cars promoted in various states, but U.S. federal funding cut

Tuesday, June 2, 2009 American Secretary of Energy Steven Chu is cutting US$100 million dollars from hydrogen fuel cell vehicle research and diverting the remaining $69 million to hydrogen fuel cell research for household current. Former president George W. Bush advocated the zero-emission vehicles and launched $1.2 billion for hydrogen fuel cell research over a […]

ACLU, EFF challenging US ‘secret’ court orders seeking Twitter data

Thursday, April 7, 2011 Late last month, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed objections to the United States Government’s ‘secret’ attempts to obtain Twitter account information relating to WikiLeaks. The ACLU and EFF cite First and Fourth amendment issues as overriding reasons to overturn government attempts to keep their […]

“One-litre car” may help traffic pollution

Saturday, October 14, 2006 Professors at the Energy Science Centre, attached to the Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) in Zurich, have presented their contribution of a car quite similar to Loremo able to travel 100 kilometres (around 62 miles) on a tank with just 1 litre (around 1 quart), equalling to about 235 miles per […]