Navy helping New Orleans pets

Saturday, September 17, 2005 The Spanish word “tortuga” means “turtle.” But in the wake of the New Orleans disaster, the USS Tortuga is helping other animals. For nearly two weeks now, sailors from Tortuga’s repair division have devoted much of their time during this disaster relief operation to ensure the health and comfort of displaced pets. September 4th, just after […]

Greek parliament passes austerity bill

Thursday, May 6, 2010 The Greek parliament has approved an austerity bill proposed by the government to help rescue the country’s ailing economy. The proposal, which includes increases in taxes, as well as salary and pension cuts, passed with 172 members of parliament supporting, 121 opposing, and several abstaining; the proposal needed at least 151 votes to pass. There are […]

Wikinews interviews American zoologists about pirate perches’ chemical camouflage

Friday, March 29, 2013 American zoologists, William Resetarits and Christopher Binckley, have discovered chemical camouflage in pirate perches. The researchers experimented with common predatory fish victims, such as tree frogs and aquatic beetles, which avoid places where fishes live. However these victims didn’t avoid pirate perches. On March 7, the American Naturalist published the researchers’ paper. Today, Wikinews interviewed one […]

Microsoft Axapta Dynamics Ax: Brazilian Portuguese Version Consultant Highlights

Here’s An Opinion On: It Procurement Consultants Ca By Andrew Karasev Axapta/Microsoft Dynamics AX short overview. Navision Axapta was designed by Navision Software, shortly before its acquisition by Microsoft Great Plains Business Solutions. Navision Software had tremendous success in Europe and partially in North America with Navision Attain. Some IT commentators believe that Microsoft purchased Navision Software because it had […]

NTSB releases updates on status of 3 major US investigations

Sunday, June 17, 2007 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the agency responsible for investigating transportation accidents in the United States, released updates on three major investigations on June 14. The NTSB, well known publicly for its involvement in the investigation of aviation incidents which involve harm or loss of human life, is also an agency that oversees the transportation […]

Class action launched by Australian bushfire survivors against SP AusNet

Wednesday, February 18, 2009 The largest class action in Victorian history was commenced at the Supreme Court of Victoria on Friday the 13th by Slidders Lawyers against electricity distribution company SP AusNet and the Brumby Government in relation to the Kilmore East fire that became part of the Kinglake complex. Because of the lawsuit, SP AusNet SPN.AX’s shares on Monday […]

Natural methods of family planning under investigation

Wednesday, February 21, 2007 German researchers have found that natural methods of family planning like the symptothermal method (STM) are as effective as modern contraceptives. This finding challenges the common conception that natural methods of birth control are the least effective among all the family planning methods that are available today. In 1985, scientists at University of Heidelberg started a […]

Wikinews interviews World Wide Web co-inventor Robert Cailliau

Thursday, August 16, 2007 The name Robert Cailliau may not ring a bell to the general public, but his invention is the reason why you are reading this: Dr. Cailliau together with his colleague Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web, making the internet accessible so it could grow from an academic tool to a mass communication medium. Last […]