Google launches Google Mars

Monday, March 13, 2006 If you thought Google Maps, Google Earth and Google Moon was enough, then meet Google Mars. Google officially launched the new Google Mars yesterday as another add-on to Google Maps. The service offers three different ways to view Mars: elevation, visible landscape, and infrared view. The images come from two different […]

China overtakes Germany as world’s biggest exporter

Sunday, January 10, 2010 Chinese officials have said that their country’s exports surged last December to edge out Germany as the world’s biggest exporter. The official Xinhua news agency reported today that figures from the General Administration for Customs showed that exports jumped 17.7% in December from a year earlier. Over the whole of 2009 […]

How To Test For Cancer Without Getting Ripped Off

Read An Opinion On: How Long Does It Take To Become An Xray Tech In California What Is My Risk Of Getting Cancer? There are 3 types of cancer risk groups: Low risk (<15% lifetime risk) Medium risk (15% – 20% lifetime risk) High risk (> 20% lifetime risk) The lifetime risk is the chance […]

New Zealand announces new Matariki public holiday

Sunday, February 7, 2021 The New Zealand Government on Thursday announced the creation of a new public holiday, Matariki. Matariki marks the beginning of the M?ori New Year, which coincides with the rising of the star cluster Pleiades, known as Matariki in the M?ori language. At Waitangi, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said “This […]

UK pay freeze on public sector employees will end next year

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 On Monday, United Kingdom Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak revealed in a media briefing that he will confirm in his Budget, scheduled for half-noon Wednesday, an end to the partial pay freeze on 2.6 million public sector employees introduced last November, alongside a 6.6% increase to the National Living Wage. […]

Belgian Archbishop lectures on health care and religion

Friday, March 23, 2007 Yesterday, Belgian Archbishop Godfried Danneels visited the Catholic University of Leuven to give a lecture on health care and religion, entitled “Care for the body, care for the mind”. Some 120 people, mainly professors at the University Hospitals, but also clerics and students, attended the conference and following piano recital. In […]

Tips On Fixing Low Water Pressure In Your Home

Read An Opinion On: Energy Savings By Adriana Notton Low water pressure in the home can be a very frustrating experience as it can disrupt regular household activities that requite the use of water. There are many reasons why you may suddenly have low water pressure. There may be the accumulation of dissolved minerals resulting […]

Human remains found at World Trade Center

Monday, October 23, 2006 More bones were discovered on Sunday, October 22 in manholes and utility areas on the site of the World Trade Center. The people are believed to have fallen victim to the September 11, 2001 attacks. City and utility officials have already excavated about five underground areas, yielding at least 100 pieces […]

Scheduled power outages in Northern California begin

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 At midnight local time (0700 UTC), United States public utility Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) began turning off electricity for customers in the San Francisco area of California. PG&E stated it scheduled the blackouts in response to forecasts for high winds amid dry conditions. The aim is to reduce the […]

CanadaVOTES: Liberal Dr. Eric Hoskins running in Haldimand—Norfolk

On October 14, 2008, Canadians will be heading to the polls for the federal election. Liberal candidate Dr. Eric Hoskins is standing for election in the riding of Haldimand—Norfolk. Wikinews contacted Dr. Eric Hoskins, to talk about the issues facing Canadians, and what they and their party would do to address them. Wikinews is in […]