March 20

Interview: Danny O’Brien of the Electronic Frontier Foundation

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Interview: Danny O’Brien of the Electronic Frontier Foundation

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Tuesday, January 24, 2006 January’s second Interview of the Month was with Danny O’Brien of the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) on 23 January in IRC. The EFF is coming off a series of high-profile successes in their campaigns to educate the public, press, and policy makers regarding online rights in a digital world, and defending […]

March 19

US president Obama, Congress call for blocking of executive bonuses at AIG insurance company

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US president Obama, Congress call for blocking of executive bonuses at AIG insurance company

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Wednesday, March 18, 2009 United States President Barack Obama stated Monday that insurance giant AIG is in financial trouble due to “recklessness and greed,” and called for legal action to stop the company from giving out millions of dollars in bonuses to its executives. “It’s hard to understand how derivative traders at AIG warranted any […]

March 19

Google launches Google Spreadsheets

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Google launches Google Spreadsheets

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Tuesday, June 6, 2006 Google has launched an online spreadsheet site, in a private beta. The site will allow spreadsheets to be shared between up to 10 users, which is aimed to be useful to teams and small businesses. “Many people already organise information into spreadsheets. Where they are struggling is to share it” said […]

March 19

Canadian trio claim South Pole record for trans-Antarctic trip

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Canadian trio claim South Pole record for trans-Antarctic trip

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Saturday, January 10, 2009 A trio of Canadian trekkers said Friday they completed the fastest unaided on-foot trek using the traditional route from Hercules Inlet on the Ronne Ice Shelf to the South Pole in a record time of 33 days, 23 hours and 30 minutes. Ottawa ultra-runner Ray Zahab, age 39, adventure journalist and […]

March 18

English Premier League: Week 32 round-up

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English Premier League: Week 32 round-up

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Sunday, March 30, 2008 The 32nd round of the English Premiership took place this past weekend with both the battles for the league title and the battle against relegation still raging on. The fate of one team has been sealed for the rest of the season as Derby County has been mathematically guaranteed relegation, setting […]

March 18

Australia men’s national wheelchair basketball team beat Japan 80-49 in final game of pool play

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Australia men’s national wheelchair basketball team beat Japan 80-49 in final game of pool play

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Saturday, July 21, 2012 Homebush Bay, New South Wales —Last night, the Australia men’s national wheelchair basketball team beat Japan 80–49 in their final game of pool play at the Rollers & Gliders World Challenge taking place at at the Sport Centre at the Sydney Olympic Park and are through to the first place match. […]

March 18

Lorry drops thirteen tonnes of fish in British town

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Lorry drops thirteen tonnes of fish in British town

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Tuesday, March 29, 2005 A lorry spilt thirteen tonnes of raw fish on a road in the small British town of Shaftesbury, Dorset, earlier today. Crates of iced fish, worth £80,000, apparently burst out the rear doors of the lorry as it climbed a hill. The BBC reports Dorset Police as saying “It appears as […]

March 17

UK shopping centre Afflecks Palace secures its future

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UK shopping centre Afflecks Palace secures its future

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Tuesday, February 5, 2008 Afflecks Palace, the “iconic, alternative shopping centre” in the Northern Quarter of Manchester in England, United Kingdom, was saved from closure this week after long-running rumours that the market may have to “kick out its traders” due to a dispute between the management of the Afflecks Palace brand and the leaseowner […]

March 17

Blown for Good author discusses life inside international headquarters of Scientology

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Blown for Good author discusses life inside international headquarters of Scientology

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Friday, November 13, 2009 Wikinews interviewed author Marc Headley about his new book Blown for Good, and asked him about life inside the international headquarters of Scientology known as “Gold Base“, located in Gilman Hot Springs near Hemet, California. Headley joined the organization at age seven when his mother became a member, and worked at […]

March 16

Tips For Quality Glass Replacement In Wyoming

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Click Here To Know More About: Luxury Home Builder Adelaide Adelaide Passive House Builders byAlma Abell If your windshield or other auto glass panel is damaged, it is important to have it repaired or replaced as quickly as possible to ensure your safety and the safety of your passengers and other road users. A damaged […]