Pakistani Taliban threaten revenge attack after bin Laden death; CIA says retaliation is likely

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 The Pakistani Taliban has threatened a revenge attack on the U.S. and senior Pakistani politicians after the killing of Osama bin Laden as Leon Panetta, the director of the CIA, warns al-Qaeda will “almost certainly” attempt an attack on the U.S. to avenge their leader. Though bin Laden is dead, al-Qaeda […]

Stores drop game “Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas” after given ‘Adults Only’ rating

Thursday, July 21, 2005 The Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB) changed its content rating of the controversial Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas video game from “Mature” to “Adults Only” on Wednesday. The ESRB change came after a investigation proved that sexual content in the game could be unlocked by anyone with the Windows version or […]

20 percent of Victorians drive on worn tyres

Wednesday, June 7, 2006 A survey released today by the RACV and Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce found that 20 percent of cars in Victoria have at least one worn or unroadworthy tyre. The study looked at 1,000 cars last month and found of those 200 had at least one tyre that had worn. Chief […]

California’s violent video game ban law ruled unconstitutional by US Court of Appeals

Sunday, February 22, 2009 A U.S. Court of Appeals on Friday has declared unconstitutional California Assembly Bills 1792 & 1793, the California “ultraviolent video games law” that sought to ban the sale or rental of violent video games to minors. Federal judge Consuelo M. Callahan has ruled that the 2005 statewide ban, which has yet […]

Kennedy Center names 2007 honors recipients

Friday, September 14, 2007 The Kennedy Center announced that its 30th presentation of the Kennedy Center Honors would go to pianist Leon Fleisher, comedian Steve Martin, singer Diana Ross, director Martin Scorsese and musician Brian Wilson. The Center was opened to the public in 1971 and was envisioned as part of the National Cultural Center […]

Over 60 dead in Kenya cholera outbreak, state issues alert

Saturday, April 12, 2008 State health officials in Kenya issued an alert Thursday after an outbreak of cholera killed over 60 people in the last five months. All health personnel have been advised to actively monitor patients with diarrhea, and the government issued a ban on preparing and eating food in public gatherings. Nyanza Province, […]

Cleveland, Ohio clinic performs US’s first face transplant

Thursday, December 18, 2008 A team of eight transplant surgeons in Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, led by reconstructive surgeon Dr. Maria Siemionow, age 58, have successfully performed the first almost total face transplant in the US, and the fourth globally, on a woman so horribly disfigured due to trauma, that cost her an eye. […]

Category:Science and technology

This is the category for science and technology. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 12 October 2018: Manned Soyuz space mission aborts during launch 10 October 2018: UN Report on Global Warming calls for rapid ‘unprecedented’ changes globally to limit planetary warming to 1.5 degree C 26 September 2018: Study suggests Mars hosted […]

Useful Aspects Of Modern Cafe Tables

Find Out More About: Menus For Restaurants Australia Lunch Time byAlma Abell Modern seems to be the in thing right now, with a lot of interior design magazines featuring contemporary furnishings that have been designed and styled in a trendy way. If you want to give your cafe a style overhaul, why not introduce some […]

Smoke from massive warehouse fire in Buffalo, New York USA can be seen 40 miles away

Monday, May 14, 2007 Buffalo, New York —A massive warehouse complex of at least 5 buildings caught on fire in Buffalo, New York on 111 Tonawanda Street, sending a plume of thick, jet black colored smoke into the air that could be seen as far away as 40 miles. As of 6:40 a.m., the fire […]

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