Study claims to show difference between male and female brains

Wednesday, February 16, 2005 Michael Gurian, psychologist and author of “What Could He Be Thinking?“, has claimed to identify approximately one hundred structural differences between male and female brains in a recent study. Gurian comments: “Men, because we tend to compartmentalize our communication into a smaller part of the brain, we tend to be better […]

Sai Baba upsets Telangana activists

Sunday, February 18, 2007 File:Sathyasaibaba.jpg Indian spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba, 81, found himself embroiled in a political row after his recent remarks characterising the partition of the state of Andhra Pradesh (AP) as a “great sin”. On a recent visit to Chennai he publicly spoke out against the proposed partition of India’s fourth largest […]

Do Not Limit Yourself When Visiting India

Read An Opinion On: Nissan Titan For Sale Nissan Titan For Sale Australia byAlma Abell One major mistake that many people make when visiting India is limiting themselves to a single place or city. True, India’s size and diversity can be intimidating. One might compare it to walking into an immense department store and not […]

The Wonders Of Silver Jewellery

byAlma Abell Platinum and Gold Jewellery aren’t the only pieces of jewellery that you can buy as a gift for a person. Silver is an excellent gift idea and doesn’t cost as much as gold or platinum. Even though silver is cheaper than other jewellery options, you aren’t getting low-quality jewellery when you purchase silver. […]

News briefs:July 26, 2010

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Haiti rescue efforts continue, but survivors face increasing insecurity

Friday, January 29, 2010 The survivors from the recent 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti are now facing increasing insecurity from human traffickers and convicts escaped from collapsed prisons, officials have cautioned, even as aid is flowing into the country. The acting head of the UN’s Haitian mission, meanwhile, says that that full reconstruction could take […]

Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Progessive Conservative candidate Tyler Currie, Trinity-Spadina

Monday, October 1, 2007 Tyler Currie is running as an Progressive Conservative candidate in the Ontario provincial election, in the riding of Trinity-Spadina. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed him regarding his values, his experience, and his campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from […]

Ingrid Newkirk, co-founder of PETA, on animal rights and the film about her life

Tuesday, November 20, 2007 Last night HBO premiered I Am An Animal: The Story of Ingrid Newkirk and PETA. Since its inception, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has made headlines and raised eyebrows. They are almost single-handedly responsible for the movement against animal testing and their efforts have raised the suffering animals […] project launched to provide global repository of “grassroots media”

Tuesday, March 22, 2005 Launched yesterday with funding for bandwidth and storage donated by Internet Archive, a new website called Ourmedia aspires to serve as a global repository for free content, which donors are encouraged to license for re-use by others. Started by Internet Archive employee J.D. Lasica and Marc Canter, who founded Macromind, which […]

Italy and France draw 1-1; Italy wins FIFA World Cup on penalties

Sunday, July 9, 2006 Italy converted five immaculate penalties to win the 2006 FIFA World Cup after a drawn game and thirty minutes of extra-time in the spectacular arena of the Olympiastadion Berlin, Sunday. French captain Zinedine Zidane did not help his team when, 20 minutes into extra time, he lost control of his emotions […]