Virginians melee at used Apple iBook sale

Thursday, August 18, 2005 “Total chaos” is how many described the melee that resulted from a sale of used Apple iBook laptop computers at the Richmond International Raceway (RIR) by the Henrico County, Virginia school system. Officials estimated nearly 5,000 people thronged the sale for the $50, four-year-old computers. Among them were 17 injured, four […]

Real Estate Buying Tips For The Savvy Home Buyer

Here’s An Opinion On: Turn House Into Duplex By Claude Cross How can you tell whether it’s a buyers’ or sellers’ market? This is a great question. When you have more buyers than homes, it becomes a sellers market. It’s the best scenario a home seller can be in; it promises good home appreciation, a […]

Wikinews interviews World Wide Web co-inventor Robert Cailliau

Thursday, August 16, 2007 The name Robert Cailliau may not ring a bell to the general public, but his invention is the reason why you are reading this: Dr. Cailliau together with his colleague Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web, making the internet accessible so it could grow from an academic tool to […]

Sunflower oil saves at-risk newborns from infection

Saturday, March 5, 2005Simply massaging low birth weight babies with sunflower seed oil can protect them from potentially fatal infections. Infections and complications from preterm birth cause more than half of all neonatal deaths, and very low birth weight babies are particularly vulnerable. Preterm babies have immature skin that lacks a protective film called vernix […]

Woman killed in house fire in South Yorkshire, England

Monday, January 25, 2010 An elderly woman has died in a house fire in South Yorkshire, England. The woman, who is currently remaining unidentified, was blind and 93-years-old when her bungalow in Sheffield caught fire as a result of an accident in her kitchen yesterday afternoon. An internal investigation into the fire has suggested that […]

Cheap Insurance Secrets

Here’s An Opinion On: Cpr Classes Glendale California Cheap Insurance Secrets by Dotnetasansol Can you find cheap insurance? Yes. You can not only spend less on all types of insurance, but you can get more of the coverages you need for less. Here are a few insider secrets to help you out. Cheap Life Insurance […]

31 killed in Afghanistan bus bombing

Saturday, September 29, 2007 A suicide bomber blew himself up on a bus carrying more than 50 people in Kabul, Afghanistan killing at least 31 and critically injuring 17 of the people on board. 28 were Afghan soldiers, and so far at least two civilians have been killed. “At this time I can tell you […]

The 5 Safest Strategies Of Betting

Here’s An Opinion On: Nba Futures Flat betting system It is a system which the amounts never change. The punter never worries whether it is a win, loss or draw. The wager upon the bet is same regardless of the game outcome. It is for people who are not affected by the possible result of […]

Quiznos restaurant chain airs controversial commercial

Friday, April 3, 2009 Quiznos, a fast food restaurant chain that specializes in selling submarine sandwiches, has aired a controversial television commercial, with an extended version only appearing in the late-night lineups. The commercial is a promotion for the company’s new sandwich, the ‘Toasty Torpedo’. Bob Sassone, a writer for, argues that it is […]

Tropical Storm Danny to threaten the U.S. East Coast this weekend

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) has declared an area of disturbed weather north of Puerto Rico Tropical Storm Danny today, skipping the tropical depression stage. A statement by the NHC said “a general northwestward motion with a decrease in forward speed is expected today and Thursday, with a turn toward […]