Brazil’s Minas state stops sales of Toyota Corolla

December 14, 2020 0 Comments

Friday, April 23, 2010 Minas, one of the largest states of Brazil, has stopped the sale of the Toyota Corolla over safety concerns. The move was made after nine Corolla customers reported that their cars automatically accelerated. The state public prosecutor’s office said in an online statement on Tuesday that the problem is blamed on …

Ranch House Floor Plan | American Casual Living Homes

December 4, 2020 0 Comments

Click Here To Know More About: Select Access By Rebecca Welch The ranch house floor plan is a shining example of the American Dream in its purest form. It was then, and remains today, the most widely built housing style ever seen in America. This house plan style had its heyday from 1949 to 1965 …

Astronomer proposes Hubble replacement

December 3, 2020 0 Comments

Thursday, January 6, 2005 Colin A. Norman, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Johns Hopkins University, testifying before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science February 2nd, presented the Hubble Origins Probe (HOP) as a replacement for the Hubble Space Telescope. Concerning the shuttle’s estimated one billion dollar cost and 65 monthtime-frame for deployment …

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December 2, 2020 0 Comments

House approves Senate amended economic stimulus package

November 30, 2020 0 Comments

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 …

Toothpaste fills cavities without drilling

November 26, 2020 0 Comments

Thursday, February 24, 2005 A paste containing synthetic tooth enamel can seal small cavities without drilling. Kazue Yamagishi and colleagues at the FAP Dental Institute in Tokyo say that the paste can repair small cavities in 15 minutes. Currently, fillers don’t stick to such small cavities so dentists must drill bigger holes. Hydroxyapatite crystals, of …

Continuing To Keep It Cool With Las Vegas Air Conditioning

November 25, 2020 0 Comments

Click Here To Know More About: Air Conditioner Servicing Maitland Continuing To Keep It Cool With Las Vegas Air Conditioning by Claire Winters Many American citizens depend on their air conditioning systems to get them through the hot summer days and nights. In some parts of the country, air conditioning units are a must in …

Police report drug haul seizure worth up to £30 million in Brownhills, England

November 24, 2020 0 Comments

Monday, December 2, 2013 Police in the West Midlands in England today said nearly 200 kilograms worth of drugs with value possibly as great as £30 million (about US$49 million or €36 million) has been seized from a unit in the town of Brownhills. In what an officer described as “one of the largest [seizures] …

Researchers create rat kidneys in a laboratory

November 21, 2020 0 Comments

Monday, April 15, 2013 Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital have created laboratory-grown rat kidneys that function when transplanted into rats according to a study published online yesterday in the medical journal Nature Medicine. The kidneys were capable of urine production and excretion without blood clots in both the laboratory and inside living rats. The …

News briefs:April 23, 2010

November 19, 2020 0 Comments

 Correction — August 24, 2015 These briefs incorrectly describe BP as ‘British Petroleum’. In fact, such a company has not existed for many years as BP dropped this name when becoming a multinational company. The initials no longer stand for anything.  Wikinews Audio Briefs Credits Produced By Turtlestack Recorded By Turtlestack Written By Turtlestack Listen To …