Asbestos controversy aboard Scientology ship Freewinds

Friday, May 16, 2008 Controversy has arisen over the reported presence of blue asbestos on the MV Freewinds, a cruise ship owned by the Church of Scientology. According to the Saint Martin newspaper The Daily Herald and the shipping news journal Lloyd’s List, the Freewinds was sealed in April and local public health officials on the Caribbean island of CuraƧao […]

American film director John Hughes dies at age 59

Thursday, August 6, 2009 American film director John Hughes, noted for such movies as Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink and The Breakfast Club, died Thursday due to a heart attack. A statement, released by his representative, said that he experienced the heart attack while on a morning stroll in Manhattan, New York. Hughes was born on February 18, 1950 in […]

2008 COMPUTEX Taipei: Three awards, One target

Monday, June 23, 2008 2008 COMPUTEX Taipei, the largest trade fair since its inception in 1982, featured several seminars and forums, expansions on show spaces to TWTC Nangang, great transformations for theme pavilions, and WiMAX Taipei Expo, mainly promoted by Taipei Computer Association (TCA). Besides of ICT industry, “design” progressively became the critical factor for the future of the other […]

Used Cars For Sale Useful And Affordable

Get More Information Here: 200 Series Sunshine Coast Used Cars for Sale Useful and Affordable by Brainwork At present times, you will find that a number of used cars which are available for sale are actually just a few months or few years old and are still within the warranty period offered by the manufacturers. Therefore, it is always better […]

Emergency spacewalks planned to fix International Space Station

Tuesday, August 3, 2010 NASA is scrambling to solidify plans to fix the broken down cooling systems on the International Space Station during two spacewalks, currently planned for Friday and Monday. The systems broke down late Saturday July 31, triggering alarms that woke the six astronauts (three Russian and three American) currently onboard the station. NASA’s flight controller said the […]

Opposition alliance wins power in Swedish elections

Monday, September 18, 2006 Sweden’s centre-right opposition has narrowly won Sunday’s general election, beating a Social Democratic government for only the third time since the Second World War. The provisional results give 48.1% of the vote to the four-party Alliance for Sweden and 46.2% to the government and its two supporting parties, which translates to a seven-seat majority in the […]

California meat packing firm recalls 143M pounds of beef

Sunday, February 17, 2008 I am dismayed at the in-humane handling of cattle that has resulted in the violation of food safety regulations at the Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Company. In a press release today, California-based Hallmark/Westland Meat Packing Co. indicated that it has voluntarily recalled just over 143 million pounds (65 million kilograms) of raw and frozen beef products, which […]

How Do I Protect My Intranet?

Get More Information Here: Faac Gate Automation Australia Submitted by: Herry Willson An intranet is a network or a set of interconnected computer networks within the same institution. Like all networks, the fundamental purpose of the Intranet is to share information and resources among the various users of the same. What distinguishes an Intranet from other types of networks is […]