May 26

Wikinews interviews Jeremy Hanke, editor of MicroFilmmaker Magazine

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Friday, April 11, 2008 Wikinews held an exclusive interview with Jeremy Hanke, editor of MicroFilmmaker Magazine. The magazine, which is free to read online, was started as a resource for the low budget moviemaker and features book, independent film, equipment and software reviews as well as articles on film distribution, special effects and lighting. He […]

May 23

Game modified to match New Zealand, police investigate

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Game modified to match New Zealand, police investigate

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Saturday, April 26, 2008 A New Zealand teenager’s conversion of the popular Grand Theft Auto (GTA) video game is gaining popularity and the New Zealand Police are unhappy at their portrayal. Stacy O’Callaghan talked to Wikinews’ Gabriel Pollard about his mod. The police cars and the police officers have been given a makeover to resemble […]

May 22

Wikinews interviews Jim Babka, chair of Libertarian organization Downsize DC

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Wikinews interviews Jim Babka, chair of Libertarian organization Downsize DC

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Thursday, April 3, 2008 A reporter from Wikinews recently interviewed Jim Babka, chair of Libertarian organization Downsize DC. The organization claims to have arranged for 22,158 people to send a message regarding the “American Freedom Agenda Act” proposed by Ron Paul, in addition to supporting many other laws. The full text of the interview can […]

May 21

Victoria Wyndham on Another World and another life

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Victoria Wyndham on Another World and another life

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Thursday, December 13, 2007 Victoria Wyndham was one of the most seasoned and accomplished actresses in daytime soap opera television. She played Rachel Cory, the maven of Another World‘s fictional town, Bay City, from 1972 to 1999 when the show went off the air. Wyndham talks about how she was seen as the anchor of […]

May 19

Preliminary report sheds light on SAS landing gear incident

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Preliminary report sheds light on SAS landing gear incident

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Friday, September 14, 2007 A preliminary report by the Danish civil aviation authority, SLV, has shed light on the events leading up to a Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) airliner experiencing a landing gear failure upon landing in Denmark, one of two similar crashes that have resulted in the grounding of more than 60 of the […]

May 19

Blob off Alaskan coast identified

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Blob off Alaskan coast identified

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Saturday, July 18, 2009 A ‘giant black mystery blob‘ in the Chukchi Sea off the coast of Alaska has been identified as marine algae. Initially speculated to be an oil spill, the mass was discovered by a group of hunters earlier this month near Wainwright. The blob is reported to be stringy and hairy, and […]

May 16

Andrew Sayers resigns National Museum of Australia directorship

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Andrew Sayers resigns National Museum of Australia directorship

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013 The Director of the National Museum of Australia, Andrew Sayers, has resigned his position effective July 1 in a move that came as a surprise to his colleagues. Sayers cited distance issues as his wife is currently working full time in Melbourne. Sayers is quoted in a statement as saying, “I […]

May 15

RTÉ’s Eddie Hobbs attracts massive audience

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RTÉ’s Eddie Hobbs attracts massive audience

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Thursday, August 25, 2005 In Ireland, RTÉ’s new “Rip Off Republic” TV series has attracted a record audience of 667,000 for its second show, making it one of Ireland’s top TV programs. The second show broadcast on Monday 15th August captured 50.5% of all TV viewers in Ireland. The series which contains four shows broadcast […]

May 12

John Constable painting location mystery solved after 195 years

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John Constable painting location mystery solved after 195 years

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Tuesday, January 26, 2010 The mystery of the location of a viewpoint used by English painter John Constable has been solved, after nearly 200 years. The Stour Valley and Dedham Church was painted in Suffolk, England, between 1814 and 1815, but changes to the landscape meant that the spot he chose was not known, despite […]

May 11

Poland: Around 100,000 people attend public memorial for victims of plane crash

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Sunday, April 18, 2010 A public memorial for the victims of the plane crash that occurred last Saturday where the Polish president, Lech Kaczy?ski along several members of the Polish government died, was attended by 100,000 citizens of the country in Pilsudski Square of Warsaw. A gigantic white platform having a giant cross across the […]