Netscape navigating the World Wide Web no more

Monday, December 31, 2007 AOL has decided to discontinue development of the Netscape web browser which brought surfing the Internet to the masses, until its user base began to erode during the “browser wars” of the mid-1990s and resulted in the birth of Mozilla project. Tom Drapeau, the director of Netscape inside AOL announced on […]

Gunman commits suicide at University of Texas

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 A man wearing a ski mask and carrying an assault rifle apparently killed himself in the library of the University of Texas in Austin, Texas earlier today. The university was placed under lockdown and all classes were canceled as a result of the incident. Nobody else was hurt, but police are […]

Edmund White on writing, incest, life and Larry Kramer

Thursday, November 8, 2007 What you are about to read is an American life as lived by renowned author Edmund White. His life has been a crossroads, the fulcrum of high-brow Classicism and low-brow Brett Easton Ellisism. It is not for the faint. He has been the toast of the literary elite in New York, […]

Oil in Alberta spill may be carcinogenic

Wednesday, August 10, 2005 The province of Alberta, Canada is considering legal action against Canadian National Railway for failing to warn that a derailment last week contaminated Wabamun Lake with a hazardous chemical. The 700,000 litres of heavy Bunker C fuel oil that spilled into the lake asphyxiated birds and killed fish. In addition, one […]

Goat head delivered to Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts

Friday, April 12, 2013 Wednesday at 2:30pm Chicago local time, a goat’s head was delivered for Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts at his office in Wrigley Field. The head was dropped off at Gate K by the unidentified male driver of a van, reportedly not by a member of the United States Postal Service. The […]

The Benefits Of Decorative Stones In Waukesha Wi

Here’s An Opinion On: Hunter Irrigation Controller Australia Buy Hunter Irrigation Controllers byAlma Abell Decorative Stones in Waukesha, WI serve both a functional and aesthetic function when used in landscaping projects. Learn about the benefits of these stones can help you determine if they are something you want to use in your yard. Here are […]

OCTranspo’s “new year” of efficiencies?

Monday, January 2, 2006 Anyone riding the OC Transpo Ottawa municipal bus service’s express bus routes this morning and this afternoon, in the Ottawa area, was probably greeted with an empty bus, and inherently, a “fast and efficient” ride. This is in part because most government workers where off from work still celebrating their Christmas […]

British TV presenter Rico Daniels tells Wikinews about being ‘The Salvager’

Saturday, March 14, 2009 Rico Daniels is a British TV presenter living in France who is known for his two television series — The Salvager — whilst he still lived in the UK and then Le Salvager after he moved to France. Rico has been in a variety of jobs but his passion is now […]

DirecTV tunes out Trio, network in limbo

Saturday, January 1, 2005 The future of the artsy Trio channel became increasingly grim Saturday as satellite TV giant DirecTV dropped the fledgling network from its national channel lineup. When DirectTV programmers threw the off switch at 6 a.m. eastern standard time Jan. 1, Trio, an NBC Universal-owned cable television channel, lost two-thirds of its […]

Thai police to wear ‘Hello Kitty’ armbands as punishment

Monday, August 6, 2007 Thai police officers are being punished by being forced to wear large, bright pink Hello Kitty armbands. The armband, which features Hello Kitty sitting on top of two hearts, will be worn by police officers who commit minor offences. These include littering, lateness and parking in a prohibited area. The officers […]