Demand for biofuel irrigation worsens global water crisis

Monday, August 21, 2006 Experts say water needs to be better managed A report by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) says rising demand for irrigation to produce food and biofuels will aggravate scarcities of water. “One in three people is enduring one form or another of water scarcity,” states the report compiled by 700 experts. IWMI warns there has […]

Olympic rider Bennett-Awad thrown, injured

Monday, July 30, 2012 Olympic rider Hawley Bennett-Awad is in hospital after being thrown from her horse during an Olympic equestrian competition today. Bennett-Awad, 35, is in a stable condition in the Royal London Hospital. The Canadian rider fell reportedly at the third fence, a fence with musical notes which may distract horses. Bennett-Awad’s horse, Gin and Juice, is said […]

Hospitals declare “code red” in Wellington, New Zealand

Thursday, July 19, 2007 The Capital & Coast District Health Board today issued a “code red” for two Wellington hospitals. Both Wellington Hospital and Kenepuru Community Hospital have a staff shortage of about 20 nurses, and the hospital is calling on any help available. Dr Robyn Toomath, director of clinical support services at the Health Board, is calling for “any […]

The Importance Of Security Systems In Florida, And Home Monitoring

Get More Information Here: Rfid Technology byAlma Abell You would be amazed at the advancements that have occurred in the field of security and home monitoring techniques. The biggest innovation is that with the integration of wireless technologies, home security and monitoring systems have become modular, which allows them to be upgraded as needed, it also makes replacing faulty modules […]

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Czech woman wins the first Sudoku world championship

Sunday, March 12, 2006 Jana Tylova, a 31-year-old Czech woman, came from behind to win the inaugural Sudoku world championships to become the top sudoku player in the world. Tylova works as an accountant for a construction company in the Czech city of Most, and she beat 85 players from 22 countries. A graduate student from Harvard University, Thomas Snyder, […]

Three cities submit bids for 2020 Summer Olympics

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 The bidding cities for the 2020 Olympic Games (Baku, Doha, Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo) are represented by red dots, and their respective countries (Azerbaijan, Qatar, Turkey, Spain and Japan) are filled in in black. Image: Kartin. Yesterday in Lausanne, Switzerland, three cities, Tokyo, Istanbul and Madrid, submitted their official bid books to the International Olympic Committee […]

Media round-up: April Fools’ Day 2008

Tuesday, April 1, 2008 Many media outlets traditionally deliberately spread hoaxes on April Fools’ Day, including notable quality sources such as National Geographic and Science. Presidents Sarkozy and Bush were victims of April Fools’ Day stories. The popular British tabloid The Sun wrote that French President Nicolas Sarkozy is to undergo stretch surgery to make him taller than his wife, […]