Fur fans flock to Toronto’s Furnal Equinox 2019

Monday, March 25, 2019 From March 15 to 17, the Canadian city of Toronto played host to the tenth Furnal Equinox, an annual event dedicated to the “furry fandom.” Wikinews attended. Programming ranged from music to gender, science to art, covering dozens of aspects of the varied subculture. The event’s featured guests were visual artists Moth Monarch and Cat-Monk Shiro, […]

Israeli company develops new radioactive waste conversion process

Friday, March 30, 2007 Israeli firm Environmental Energy Resources (EER) has announced that it has developed a new technology, plasma gasification melting technology (PGM), to safely dispose of low- and medium-level nuclear waste. Extremely high temperatures are used to turn the waste into a mildly radioactive glass-like substance, which can be used as a building material. The process also releases […]

The Best Plastic Surgery From Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Here’s An Opinion On: Online Mental Healthcare For Students In College The Best Plastic Surgery From Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon by samualDr. William H. Gorman is a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon who has practiced medicine in Austin for more than twenty years.After graduating with two degrees from the University of Texas at Austin, he attended Texas Tech University School of Medicine, and […]

Scottish budget rejected

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 The Scottish Parliament has narrowly rejected the Scottish government‘s proposed £33 billion budget. The devolved parliament was tied 64-64 on the motion to approve the budget after two Green Party MSPs switched away from backing the minority Scottish National Party (SNP) administration. The Presiding Officer (speaker) of the parliament, Alex Fergusson, used his casting vote to […]

Oil from Gulf spill reaches major current

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 US scientists say that oil from the spill in the Gulf of Mexico has reached the Loop Current, which could propel the oil towards the coast of Florida. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), limited amounts of oil have entered the current, and could reach Florida’s coast in as few as six days, […]

Russia launches new civil remote sensing satellite

Thursday, June 15, 2006 A Russian Soyuz rocket successfully launched a civilian Earth observation satellite into orbit today at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in central Kazakhstan. The satellite’s mission is mainly to assist exploration of natural resources, monitor pollution and natural or man-made disasters. The three-stage Soyuz rocket lifted off at 0800 UTC (4:00 a.m. EDT), little under nine minutes later […]

News briefs:May 4, 2006

The time is 17:00 (UTC) on May 4th, 2006, and this is Audio Wikinews News Briefs. Contents 1 Headlines 1.1 Zacarias Moussaoui to serve life in prison 1.2 Prime Ministers of Greece and Turkey meet in Thessalonika 1.3 Voting day for local elections in England 1.4 Lava flows from Mount Merapi 1.5 Rescue attempts continue for Tasmanian miners 1.6 Picasso’s […]

Mass grave with 51 bodies from the Nazi era found in Germany

Friday, October 6, 2006 The decomposed bodies of 22 children ranging from the ages of zero to seven and 29 adults have been found in a mass grave, believed to date back to the 1940s, in a Catholic church cemetery in Menden-Barge, a small village in Germany. The buried are believed to be victims of Adolf Hitler’s program in which […]