Month: May 2021

SpaceX scrubs Falcon I rocket launch

Monday, November 28, 2005 SpaceX called off the much-delayed inaugural launch of their new Falcon 1 rocket on Saturday from Kwajalein’s Omelek Island launch site. The intent was to launch the U.S. Air Force Academy’s FalconSat 2 satellite, which will monitor plasma interactions with the Earth’s upper atmosphere and magnetosphere. The launch was delayed, then […]

South Dakota duck population gets help from rain

Thursday, July 21, 2005 A wet late Spring season’s increase in rainfall helped duck populations rebound in the northern Great Plains near the U.S.-Canadian border. A dry Winter and resulting low ground water levels threatened duck nesting grounds in the area. Much to the relief of duck hunters, who feared a possible 2005 ban on […]

Chula Vista, California becomes model for blight control laws in the US

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 The San Diego, California suburb of Chula Vista has responded to the recent housing crisis with an aggressive blight control ordinance that compels lenders to maintain the appearance of vacant homes. As foreclosures increase both locally and throughout the United States, the one year old ordinance has become a model for […]

Acupuncture For Pressure Is A Great Alternative

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Astronomers discover largest star on record

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 European astronomers have discovered the most massive star yet on record; it is approximately 300 times the mass of our sun, beyond the previously accepted limit of 150 solar masses. Paul Crowther, professor of astrophysics at the University of Sheffield, led the team of researchers that discovered the star. The team […]

Anonymous muscle in on Canadian teen rape case

Friday, April 12, 2013 On Wednesday, the Internet hacking collective Anonymous vowed to publish the names of the four suspects involved in the alleged rape of Canadian Rehtaeh Parsons, who committed suicide last week. A message sent to Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) by the hacktivist group called “for immediate legal action” in the case, […]

Reasons To Call For Furnace Repair In Whitehouse Station Nj Now

See More About: Used Excavator Parts Brisbane byadmin While the furnace typically works just fine, there will come a time when some sort of Furnace Repair in Whitehouse Station NJ will become necessary. It pays to be aware of signs that the time to make that call has arrived. Here are some indications that the […]

Federer wins Pacific Life Open in Indian Wells

Monday, March 20, 2006 Yesterday, in Indian Wells, California, Roger Federer, the top ranked tennis player in the world, defeated James Blake 7-5, 6-3, 6-0 to win his third consecutive Pacific Life Open, part of the ATP Masters Series. Blake held an early lead 4-1 in the first set, but Federer came back and dominated […]

Highway bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota, collapses

Thursday, August 2, 2007 The Interstate 35W Mississippi River eight-lane bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota has collapsed on both sides of the highway over the Mississippi River during rush hour. Previous reports indicated at least nine people had died, but Minneapolis police revised this to four during a 7:30 a.m. (local time) press conference. Tim Dolan, […]

Wikinews interviews Amber Merritt Australian Paralympic wheelchair basketballer

Thursday, September 6, 2012 London, England— Tuesday, following her team’s 62–37 win over Mexico in the quarter-finals at the North Greewich Arena, Wikinews interviewed Amber Merrit of the Australian women’s national wheelchair basketball team. In their next match, the Gliders will face the victors from the United States versus Canada, having suffered their first loss […]