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Wikinews interviews Aurélien Miralles about Sirenoscincus mobydick species discovery

Thursday, January 24, 2013 1 2 3 4 A group of researchers published a paper about their discovery of a new species of Madagascar mermaid skink lizards last December. The species is the fourth forelimbs-only terrestrial tetrapods species known to science, and the first one which also has no fingers on the forelimbs. The species […]

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Mini Excavators For Sale

Here’s An Opinion On: Hire Demolition Contractors Sydney Mini Excavators For Sale by Homer Santaloci An excavator can be a piece of heavy gear that is certainly frequently utilised in construction perform, mining function and work that requires lifting that will be also heavy for humans. An excavator is actually a vehicle that is engineered […]

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Australian Senator arrives at Parliament dressed as a beer bottle

Thursday, March 13, 2008 Family First Senator Steve Fielding arrived at Parliament today, dressed as a beer bottle to raise awareness of a bill he intends to move in the Senate today. Senator Fielding will introduce a bill to establish a nationwide refund scheme for bottles and cans. A similar scheme has operated in South […]

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The Benefits Of Swimming In Eliminating Acne

Here’s An Opinion On: Surgery For Hidradenitis Suppurativa Everyone knows that swimming is one of the most beneficial activities for anyones health in general. I have heard of studies showing that the only exercise more beneficial for overall health is running. The difference, however, is that swimming forces slower, deeper breathing and removes the physical […]

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Politically concerned movie Zootopia wins Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 On Sunday, Disney’s Zootopia won the Oscars award for the Best Animated Feature Film at the 89th Academy Awards ceremony held at Los Angeles. Pixar’s animated short Piper won the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film and Disney’s The Jungle Book won for Visual Effects. Others competing with Zootopia in the […]

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US army admits to private security contract in Iraq

Wednesday, February 7, 2007 The United States Army has confirmed that private security guards of the North Carolina security services company Blackwater USA were employed in Iraq by military subcontractors, reversing earlier statements in which army officials denied knowledge of the contracts. Four security guards employed by Blackwater were killed by Iraqi militants in March […]

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Iran moves finances out of Europe’s banks

Friday, January 20, 2006 Iran, has decided to pull its finances out of European banks and into different foreign banks. A senior Iranian official stated that this is an attempt to pre-empt possible U.N. sanctions over its resumption of nuclear fuel enrichment activities. Comments by Iran’s central bank governor Ebrahim Sheibani, carried on air by […]

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The Many Uses Of Band Saws}

Here’s An Opinion On: Trex Price Sunshine Coast The Many Uses Of Band Saws by Claire Winters A band saw is actually a tool that has series of circular metal teeth. Many different types of surfaces can be cut by using a band saw. The band saw blades are what is referred to as the […]

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US ‘Black Friday’ shoppers gather hours, even days before some stores’ openings

Friday, November 29, 2013 With the US retail tradition of ‘Black Friday’ already underway early Thursday evening, some shoppers began gathering outside retail stores as much as 53 hours prior to these special sales events. This, according to a Texas man who told Wikinews that he and his companions had started gathering at their local […]

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Disabled U.S. spy satellite to fall to Earth

Sunday, January 27, 2008 An unresponsive United States reconnaissance satellite is in an uncontrolled, decaying orbit and will re-enter Earth‘s atmosphere in late February or early March. According to Gordon Johndroe, a spokesman for the U.S. National Security Council, “Appropriate government agencies are monitoring the situation.” The satellite is out-of-control, and therefore there is no […]