Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal gets final approval by city Planning Board

Buffalo, N.Y. Hotel Proposal Controversy Recent Developments “120 year-old documents threaten development on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal” — Wikinews, November 21, 2006 “Proposal for Buffalo, N.Y. hotel reportedly dead: parcels for sale “by owner”” — Wikinews, November 16, 2006 “Contract to buy properties on site of Buffalo, N.Y. hotel proposal extended” — Wikinews, […]

1 million people welcome 2007 in Sydney

Monday, January 1, 2007 A crowd of approximately 1 million has welcomed the new year in Sydney overnight. Many of the crowd had camped out since 6 AM AEDT (7PM UTC) to ensure they had the best vantage point for the fireworks displays at 9 PM and 12 AM. Earlier predictions of rain failed to […]

Steak Grades And Cuts, How To Know What To Buy

Click Here To Know More About: Drum Kits For Beginners Beginner Drum Kits For Kids byalex Before you put the first tender morsel of grilled steak into your mouth remember, it all starts with good raw meat. The issue is, how do you tell a good piece of meat from a bad piece? A steak […]

Researchers discover high temperature enables more efficient hydrogen generation

Sunday, November 28, 2004 A more efficient way to produce useable hydrogen has been demonstrated by researchers. It uses very high-temperature electrolysis to separate hydrogen from water, so that hydrogen may be used for energy production. Electrolysis is one method by which laboratories and factories produce hydrogen. An electrical current is passed through water, breaking […]

House approves Senate amended economic stimulus package

Friday, February 8, 2008 The United States House of Representatives has passed the bipartisan US$152 billion economic stimulus package that gives one-time rebates to United States citizens, US$600 for individuals or US$1,200 for couples plus US$300 for each child. US$300 checks would be sent to people on low-income including retirees on Social Security which was […]

Dogs rescue owner during diabetic attack

Wednesday, January 18, 2006 In Centerton, Indiana a man is alive thanks to his 2 dogs. Bill Burns was taking his nightly stroll with his dogs, Butch and Dusty, when he had a severe diabetic attack in a cornfield. His dogs immediately reacted. Morgan County sheriff’s Deputy, Steve Hoffman, was on a rural road just […]

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Historic Scottish island castle wins the lottery

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 The UK’s Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) announced today a grant of £4.6 million towards the restoration of Lews Castle on the Western Scottish island of Stornoway. Estimates suggest approximately £14 million (US$ 21.9m, € 16.2m) will be spent to restore and convert the Victorian era property into a museum with four-star […]

U.S. Congress considers lifting Cuba travel ban

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 In the United States Senate on Tuesday, Senators Byron Dorgan, a Democrat from North Dakota, and Mike Enzi, a Republican from Wyoming, introduced the “Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act” (S.428), a bill that would lift the travel restrictions that have prevented U.S. citizens from visiting Cuba since the early 1960s. […]

John Reed on Orwell, God, self-destruction and the future of writing

Thursday, October 18, 2007 It can be difficult to be John Reed. Christopher Hitchens called him a “Bin Ladenist” and Cathy Young editorialized in The Boston Globe that he “blames the victims of terrorism” when he puts out a novel like Snowball’s Chance, a biting send-up of George Orwell‘s Animal Farm which he was inspired […]

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