Haunted attractions in Texas prepare for 2013 Halloween season

Thursday, September 12, 2013 With Halloween approaching, numerous haunted attractions all over Texas are preparing for the big “haunt” season. Directors and staff of such attractions must invest significant time preparing their buildings; such efforts gear up significantly during September. Wikinews caught up with some owners of these attractions to learn more about the hard work it takes to prepare […]

Doctor diagnoses Mexican artist Frida Kahlo’s infertility

Monday, April 23, 2012 File:Frida Kahlo by Artist René Romero Schuler.jpg According to a new diagnosis by a surgical pathologist, Frida Kahlo most likely suffered uterine damage during a streetcar accident as a teenager and this led to a rare condition known as Asherman’s syndrome, and that would explain the Mexican artist’s infertility. Dr. Fernando Antelo, from the Harbor–UCLA Medical […]

Study: Fish reduces Alzheimer’s disease risk

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Consumption of grilled or baked fish at least once a week can preserve the brain structure of seniors and reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by three to five times, according to the results of a recent US study. The study, conducted by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pennsylvania, asked 260 volunteers […]

Hundreds of thousands rally in Australia against IR legislation

Tuesday, November 15, 2005 People rallied in 300 locations across Australia today to protest the Federal Government’s proposed changes to industrial relations laws, WorkChoices. According to police, around 150,000 people congregated in Melbourne, from where speeches were broadcast throughout the country. In Sydney, thirty thousand gathered in Belmore Park and Martin Place to watch the broadcast before marching to Chifley […]

6.0 magnitude earthquake rocks eastern Turkey

Tuesday, March 9, 2010 A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Ba?yurt, in the Elaz?? province of eastern Turkey at 04:32 AM (02:32 GMT) on Monday. According to the local Kandilli observatory, the quake struck at a depth of five kilometres; the epicenter was near Karakoçan town in the same province. The pre-dawn earthquake killed at least 40 people and almost 100 were […]

How Much Is The “New Car” Smell Worth?

Get More Information Here: Landcruiser Sunshine Coast By Al Wannestadt Buying a new car is one of the most exciting times in your life, especially if it’s your first time. A lot of recent college graduates with their first real jobs will go off and buy a brand new car as their first ‘real world’, grown-up purchase. But do they […]

Former Satyam CEO Raju, his brother and CFO arrested and detained in profit-fraud scandal

Monday, January 12, 2009 Byrraju Ramalinga Raju, founder and chairman of Satyam Computer Services, and his brother, B. Rama Raju, the company’s managing director, were arrested late Friday by Andhra Pradesh police. The brothers were placed under judicial custody in a Hyderabad, India jail and will remain there until January 23. Facing charges of criminal breach of trust (Section 406 […]

Creekstone Farms sues USDA for refusing to allow mad cow testing

Monday, March 27, 2006 Creekstone Farms Premium Beef, an organic meatpacking company based in Arkansas City, Kansas, filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for what the company claims is threats by the USDA that it would face prosecution if it proceeds with plans to test nearly 100% of its beef for Bovine spongiform encephalopathy, also known […]

Bobby Robson to undergo cancer surgery

Wednesday, August 23, 2006 Former England football manager, Bobby Robson CBE, will undergo surgery to remove a tumour on his brain today. Bobby Robson is 73-years-old, and has managed various soccer teams such as England, Newcastle United, Ipswich, Barcelona, PSV Eindhoven, Fulham, Sporting Lisbon and FC Porto. Currently, he is employed as a consultant for the Republic of Ireland team, […]