Wikinews Shorts: March 1, 2007

A compilation of brief news reports for¬†Thursday, March 1, 2007. Two paintings by renowned Spanish artist Pablo Picasso were stolen from the home of his granddaughter, according to the French authorities. The two oil paintings stolen were Maya With Doll and Portrait of Jacqueline; they were taken sometime between Monday, February 26 and Tuesday, February 27. The combined worth of […]

Slippery business: Materials scientists invent new coating for self-cleaning, water-efficient toilets

Thursday, November 21, 2019 In findings published on Monday in Nature Sustainability, researchers mostly from Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) in the U.S. reported the invention of a new coating that could reduce bacterial growth, water waste, and odor when sprayed onto an ordinary house toilet by rendering its surface too slippery for anything to remain attached for long. According […]

Hiatal Hernia The Hole In The Diaphragm

Click Here To Find Out More About: Hair Loss Doctor Nyc Artas Hair Transplant New York By Jeff Foster A Hiatal Hernia, also known as a diaphragmatic hernia, occurs at the opening of the diaphragm where the esophagus connects to the stomach. The esophagus is also referred to as the food pipe since it is responsible for carrying the food […]

Illinois man charged in Facebook harassment case

Monday, February 8, 2010 A man from the Naperville, Illinois, United States area has been accused of allegedly threatening to kill his ex-girlfriend and her current boyfriend via messages posted on her Facebook account.¬† Nineteen-year-old Christopher J. Bensfield was arrested Jan. 28 at his home in unincorporated DuPage County near the far west-central part of Naperville. He is being held […]

Chevy Silverado Hybrid Pickup 2005 Revs It Up In Performance Parts At Partstrain

Click Here To Find Out More About: Hire Specialists Website Design Asheville Nc Website Design By Jenny McLane Vehicles with bigger, less fuel-efficient engines will benefit more from hybrid technology, thus big pickup trucks, vans and SUVs are prime candidates for the gas-saving benefits of hybrid technology. The Chevy Silverado hybrid pickup feature GM’s 5300 Vortec V-8 and Hydra-Matic 4L60-E […]

Claims from British quake may run into “low tens of millions of pounds” – Insurance association reps

Thursday, February 28, 2008 Representatives from the British insurance industry have said that the cost of the earthquake which hit Britain early yesterday could be over 10 million GBP. The Association of British Insurers has said in a statement that the cost for the earthquake is “likely to run into the low tens of millions of pounds.” The Senior claims […]

Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Family Coalition Party candidate Suzanne Fortin, Nepean-Carleton

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 Suzanne Fortin is running for the Family Coalition Party in the Ontario provincial election, in the Nepean-Carleton riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed her regarding her values, her experience, and her campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from Liberals, Progressive Conservatives, New Democratic Party […]

Report urges Kenya to ban plastic bags

Wednesday, March 9, 2005File:Plastic bag stock sized.jpg They are cheap, useful, and very plentiful, and that is exactly the problem, according to researchers. A report issued on Feb. 23 by a cadre of environment and economics researchers suggested that Kenya should ban the common plastic bag that one gets at the checkout counter of grocery stores, and place a levy […]

Electricity Comparison Websites And Their Benefits

Click Here To Find Out More About: Electricity Provider Compare Electricity Electricity Comparison Websites and their Benefits by Steven Potter In current Texas energy market, there are lots of options available to energy consumers in deregulated areas. Yet it’s a hard decision to decide which one is the right electricity provider since each and every retail electricity provider has his […]