Gay Talese on the state of journalism, Iraq and his life

Saturday, October 27, 2007 Gay Talese wants to go to Iraq. “It so happens there is someone that’s working on such a thing right now for me,” the 75-year-old legendary journalist and author told David Shankbone. “Even if I was on Al-Jazeera with a gun to my head, I wouldn’t be pleading with those bastards! I’d say, ‘Go ahead. Make […]

Marble And Terrazzo Floor Surface Restoration

Get More Information Here: Best Strata Management byadmin Terrazzo floors will need to be restored every once and a while in order to prevent erosion and damage from occurring. When there are slight chips or the floor starts to erode, surface restoration can help bring back the floors natural luster and shine. Terrazzo flooring and countertops has become widely popular […]

Israel seizes ship claimed to be carrying weapons for Gaza

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 Israeli military forces today seized a ship claimed to be carrying weapons bound for the Gaza Strip. The ship, a German-owned and Liberian-flagged freighter named Victoria, had departed from a port in Syria before travelling to Turkey, from where it departed for Alexandria, Egypt. A French company had chartered the vessel, which was intercepted and boarded […]

Cisco sues Apple for iPhone trademark

Friday, January 12, 2007 The iPhone only made its appearance as a prototype and there have been controversies aroused. The dispute has come up between the manufacturer of the iPhone (which was presented on Wednesday for the first time) — Apple Inc. — and a leader in network and communication systems, based in San Jose — Cisco. The company claims […]

Blue Security anti-spam community target of large-scale spam attack

Tuesday, May 2, 2006 Beginning Monday morning, many BlueFrog and Blue Security users began receiving an email warning them that if they did not remove their email addresses from the Blue Security registry, they would begin to receive huge amounts of unsolicited email. As quickly as four hours after the initial warning message, some users began to receive an unprecedented […]

What Are The Health Benefits Of Flax Seed Oil?

Get More Information Here: Top Cosmetic Dentist New York By Darrell Miller Flax seed oil is an edible oil extracted from the herb flax. The plant may be more commonly known as linseed in some regions, but both names in the vernacular refer to the annual identified as Linum usitatissimum. In addition to its functional uses, the food-grade oil is […]

Mars orbiter finds widespread evidence of water-bearing minerals

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has found evidence of hydrated silica or opal, a form of mineral, over large areas in the Martian surface, including in the large martian canyon called Valles Marineris. The discovery was made by the Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer (CRISM) instrument on the orbiter. The findings are published by Ralph Milliken of Jet […]

19th century stable in Buffalo, New York officially saved from demolition

Thursday, July 3, 2008 Buffalo, New York —Developer and CEO of Savarino Companies, Sam Savarino, has confirmed to Wikinews that he has bought, and is planning to restore a severely damaged stable and livery on Buffalo’s West Side. The building partially collapsed on June 11, which originally caused 15 homes to be evacuated. Savarino bought the building from owner Bob […]

British scientists claim 2005 warmest yet in Northern Hemisphere

Thursday, December 15, 2005 Scientists in the UK, have claimed that Summer 2005 has beenthe warmest in the Northern Hempisphere since reliable recordingbegan in the 19th Century. The claim comes from researchers at the University of East Anglia(UEA)working in conjunction with those of the (UK) Meteorological Office. Dr David Viner of the UEA’s Climatic Reasearch Unit isquoted (BBC News) as […]