Biologist Nick Bos tells Wikinews about ‘self-medicating’ ants

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 Nick Bos, of the University of Helsinki, studies “the amazing adaptations social insects have evolved in order to fight the extreme parasite pressure they experience”. In a recently-accepted Evolution paper Bos and colleagues describe ants appearing to self-medicate. I have no doubt that as time goes on, there will be more and more cases documented The […]

Built To Order Furniture Secrets On Buying Handmade, Custom Furniture At Catalog Furniture Prices

Here’s An Opinion On: Modern Furniture Australia Buy Modern Furniture Sydney Built to Order Furniture – Secrets on Buying Handmade, Custom Furniture at Catalog Furniture Prices by Peggy Farabaugh Want your living room to look like a photo out of Architectural Digest or Metropolitan Home? You have the design savvy to pull it off but you’re worried about the price? […]

Interview with Brazilian blogger Ricardo Serran Lobo

Wednesday, January 18, 2006 Ricardo Serran Lobo is a Brazilian blogger who writes about his famous neighbor, the politician Roberto Jefferson, head of the Brazilian Labor Party in the Brazilian Congress of Deputies. Jefferson has become a major figure in the ongoing Brazilian mensalão scandal revolving around corruption and bribery. Vizinho do Jefferson [1] quickly became very popular among Brazilians, […]

Dove ad viewed more than 3 million times on YouTube

Saturday, November 4, 2006 An advertisement for Dove beauty products has been viewed by well over three million people, without ever being on television. A copywriter from Ogilvy Toronto, the advertising agency that created a spot named “evolution”, uploaded the advertisement to video sharing website YouTube. While the official upload of the ad itself has been viewed 1,119,262 times, there […]

2006 U.S. Congressional Elections

Wednesday, November 8, 2006 Contents 1 Issues 2 Campaigns turn nasty 3 Polling Problems 4 Summaries by state 5 Alabama 6 Alaska 7 Arizona 8 Arkansas 9 California 10 Colorado 11 Connecticut 12 Delaware 13 Florida 14 Georgia 15 Hawaii 16 Idaho 17 Illinois 18 Indiana 19 Iowa 20 Kansas 21 Kentucky 22 Louisiana 23 Maine 24 Maryland 25 Massachusetts […]

Ford offers US$78 million for Romanian auto plant

Saturday, September 8, 2007 Ford Motor Company, the U.S. car maker, will reportedly pay €57 million (US$78 million) for a 72.4 percent stake in the Romanian assembly plant Automobile Craiova, a Romanian official said Friday. “The offer of Ford Motor Company for a 72.4 percent stake is €4.1556 per share or €57 million overall,” said Sebastian Vladescu, head of the […]

Let A Moving Company Handle Your Move For You

Here’s An Opinion On: Security Boxes Tool Chest For Sale byAlma Abell When you’re planning a move, there’s many things that you need to take into consideration. There are many Moving Companies Naples residents trust to help them, and you can use their services to help you as well. From packing to unpacking, a full service moving company can make […]

Prestigious 2007 design award given to TAG Heuer

Wednesday, January 31, 2007 Officials from TAG Heuer have announced that the company received the iF product design award, which was given away by the jury from the International Forum Design. TAG Heuer received the award for its concept watch, called Monaco Calibre 360 (Linear Second) Concept Chronograph. The jury that gives away the iF product design awards each year […]

900 oil refinery workers fired after strike at Lindsey

Friday, June 19, 2009 Total S.A., a French oil company has fired 900 contract workers at Lindsey Oil Refinery in North Killingholme, North Lincolnshire, England in response to a wildcat strike which took place at the facility this week. Total is calling the strike “illegal” and “unofficial”; the oil workers, meanwhile, accuse Total of having broken an agreement not to […]