November, 2018

Payment pending; Canadian recording industry set for six billion penalties?

Wednesday, December 16, 2009 A report published last week in the Toronto Star by Professor Michael Geist of Canada’s University of Ottawa claims a copyright case under the Class Proceedings Act of 1992 may see the country’s largest players in the music industry facing upwards of C$6 billion in penalties. The case is being led […]

Finnish metal band win 51st Eurovision Song Contest

Sunday, May 21, 2006 Lordi, described as “cartoon metalheads” wearing latex monster masks, beat runner-up Russian “heart throb” Dima Bilan to win this year’s 51st Eurovision song contest held in Athens, Greece. Bosnia’s Hari Mata Hariwas came third. In a spectacular show, hosted by Maria Menounos and Sakis Rouvas, Lordi amassed 292 points after a […]

Hong Kong’s recession ends, economy grows 3.3%

Friday, August 14, 2009 According to official records, Hong Kong’s economy has left a year-long recession, recording a growth of 3.3% in the second quarter ended in June. The figures, which were seasonally adjusted, were higher than forecast by economists. As a result, the government has increased its growth predictions for 2009. Previous estimates suggested […]

Music And Me}

Here’s An Opinion On: Kitchen Mixer Taps Australia Kitchen Mixer Taps Melbourne Submitted by: Geo Clark Before the MTV revolution of the 80’s, there were no music videos outside of whatever was recorded from live television. The first record that I ever received was “ I want you back” by the Jackson 5. It was […]

Wikinews interviews Australian Statistician Brian Pink

Monday, April 7, 2008 The Australian Bureau of Statistics is responsible for some of Australia’s largest surveys, including the Census of Population and Housing, held every five years. At its head is the Australian Statistician. The current Statistician, Brian Pink, started in his position on March 5, 2007, following the retirement of predecessor Dennis Trewin. […]

Britney Spears fired by management company

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 The Firm, a company which pop singer Britney Spears hired to manage her career just over one month ago, no longer wishes to manage Spears, and has terminated the services they were providing her to promote her new record. “We have terminated our professional relationship with Britney Spears. We believe she […]

Viktor Schreckengost dies at 101

Sunday, January 27, 2008 Viktor Schreckengost, the father of industrial design and creator of the Jazz Bowl, an iconic piece of Jazz Age art designed for Eleanor Roosevelt during his association with Cowan Pottery died yesterday. He was 101. Schreckengost was born on June 26, 1906 in Sebring, Ohio, United States. Schreckengost’s peers included the […]

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Mass Money Makers: The Most Current In Internet Marketing Packages

Here’s An Opinion On: De SA Australia Submitted by: Cristina Bartolini New internet marketing products are launched nearly every day. Occasionally they’re awesome programs and sometimes they’re pieces of junk. This article critiques a course known as Mass Money Makers Internet Marketing which launched on the 28th of December. We’ll find out regardless of whether […]

‘Mobile phone dermatitis’ linked to nickel deposits

Friday, October 17, 2008 The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) has released a report saying that an illness they named ‘mobile phone dermatitis’, in which individuals owning a cell phone have developed a rash on the side of their face, is likely linked to nickel deposits in the metal of some cellular phones. Nickel has […]

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