Wikinews attends Maker Faire in Tyler, Texas


Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Wikinews attended the sixth annual Mini Maker Faire in Tyler, Texas, United States on Saturday. Similar to a giant science fair, the event featured a variety of science, engineering and technology projects and items. An array of technologies were on hand including 3D printers, drones, and various other physics devices. The […]

Iraqis begin second round of negotiations in Finland


Saturday, April 26, 2008 Representatives of Iraq’s main ethnic groups have begun a second round of negotiations in Finland to study successful negotiations in South Africa and Northern Ireland. The initial talks, in September last year, ended with the Helsinki I Agreement, which presented a series of recommendations aimed at bringing peace to Iraq. The […]

U.S. Housing prices down 9% since February


Sunday, June 26, 2005 The median house price in the United States plunged 6.5% in May to $217,000. In February of 2005, the median price of a home was $237,300. The Economist newspaper said in its June 16th issue; “In other words, it looks like the biggest bubble in history.” by way of reference to […]

Explosives stolen from California mine


Wednesday, May 10, 2006 According to the Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms Agency or ATF, at least 686 sticks of dynamite and at least 30 pounds of ammonium nitrate were stolen from Gold Mountain Mine Company in Big Bear City, California located in San Bernardino County. Fuel oil and mining equipment are also among the items […]

At least seven dead after bomb blast in Northwestern Pakistan


Wednesday, February 3, 2010 According to reports, at least eight people, including three United States military personnel and four schoolgirls, were killed earlier today by a roadside bomb near a girls’ school in north-western Pakistan. Another 62 were injured. The incident occurred in a village in the Lower Dir district, near Swat Valley. The Los […]

There S No Comparing When It Comes To Design, Functionality And Size: Travel Wheelchairs


Read An Opinion On: Visit Www.Safetyandmobility.Com.Au There s no comparing when it comes to design, functionality and size: Travel Wheelchairs by Fred Jackson In general wheelchairs have a specific purpose and that is to provide much needed mobile assistance. However Travel Wheelchairs take it one step further by providing comfort and effortlessness unsurpassed. These individually […]

Bangladesh security tightened following Pilkhana massacre and Bashundhara City fire


Friday, March 20, 2009 Following the Pilkhana massacre which occurred February 25 and 26 leaving 74 dead and the inferno at the Bashundhara City shopping mall complex March 13 leaving seven dead, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said security measures are being tightened countrywide across Bangladesh. Fire drills will be enacted at all key-point installations (KPI). […]

U.K. doctors successfully transplant a beating heart


Monday, June 5, 2006 British doctors have successfully transplanted a beating heart into the chest of a 58-year old man, the first operation of its kind in the United Kingdom. The “trial” surgery was performed at Papworth Hospital just outside of London, England in Cambridge. The operation could be “equivalent if not superior” to the […]