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Elwood Norris receives 2005 Lemelson-MIT Prize for invention

Tuesday, April 19, 2005 MIT has announced that Elwood “Woody” Norris, inventor of potentially revolutionary technologies of Hypersonic Sound beams and AirScooter flying vehicles, will receive this year’s Lemelson-MIT prize for invention this Friday, April 22. The prize comes with an award of US$500,000, making it the largest single award for invention given in the  [ Read More ]

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Blown for Good author discusses life inside international headquarters of Scientology

Friday, November 13, 2009 Wikinews interviewed author Marc Headley about his new book Blown for Good, and asked him about life inside the international headquarters of Scientology known as “Gold Base“, located in Gilman Hot Springs near Hemet, California. Headley joined the organization at age seven when his mother became a member, and worked at  [ Read More ]

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Wikinews interviews biologist Chris Simon about periodical cicadas

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 In May, periodical cicadas with 17 years life cycle emerged on the East Coast of the USA after underground development as juveniles since 1996. Researchers and scientists worked to map and study the rare wave, and the locals prepared for the noisy event. First recorded in 1666, the Magicicada septendecim species  [ Read More ]

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Category:Iain Macdonald (Wikinewsie)/Aviation

Aviation articles by Wikinewsie Iain Macdonald. Germany bans Mahan Air of Iran, citing ‘security’ Lion Air disaster: Crashed jet’s voice recorder recovered from Java Sea Iranian cargo plane crashes into Karaj houses Police warn new drone owners to obey law after disruption at UK’s Gatwick Airport Rescue helicopter crash kills six in Abruzzo, Italy UK  [ Read More ]

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Oct 28

Shock in Greece as teenagers confess to murdering 11-year old missing boy

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Shock in Greece as teenagers confess to murdering 11-year old missing boy

Saturday, June 3, 2006 Alex Meschisvili, 11, was missing from his home in Veria, northern Greece, since February 3, 2006. Five months later, Greek public opinion is numbed as the developments of the missing child case bring five children, aged from 11 to 13, to admit that they killed Alex after a fight. According to  [ Read More ]

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Oct 18

How the Army Corps of Engineers closed one New Orleans breach

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How the Army Corps of Engineers closed one New Orleans breach

Friday, September 9, 2005 New Orleans, Louisiana —After Category 4 storm Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans, on the night before August 29, 2005, several flood control constructions failed. Much of the city flooded through the openings. One of these was the flood wall forming one side of the 17th Street Canal, near Lake Pontchartrain.  [ Read More ]

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Oct 10

Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/OH-WY

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Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/OH-WY

See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list and for an alphabetically arranged listing of schools. Due to the damage by Hurricane Katrina and subsequent flooding, a number of colleges and universities in the New Orleans metropolitan area will not be able to hold classes for the fall 2005 semester. It  [ Read More ]

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Oct 10

What Professional Carpentry In Fairfield County Ct Can Do For An Older Home

Here’s An Opinion On: Luxury Granny Flats Newcastle Backspace Living byAlma Abell Purchasing an older home comes with a unique set of challenges. While the basic structure is sound, there is certainly work to be done. In order to ensure that the renovation goes as it should, the homeowner would do well to engage the  [ Read More ]

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Oct 10

Space Shuttle Atlantis launches for the final time

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Space Shuttle Atlantis launches for the final time

Friday, May 14, 2010 The Space Shuttle Atlantis launched today for its final planned mission in space, STS-132. Atlantis lifted off in fair weather at 2:20 p.m. EDT (1820 UTC) from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The launch was viewed by over 40,000 spectators at Kennedy, including a small group chosen by  [ Read More ]

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Sep 12

New Band Aid music video is launched

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New Band Aid music video is launched

Thursday, November 18, 2004 In the United Kingdom, the music video for this Christmas’ remake of the charity single Do They Know It’s Christmas? was launched simultaneously today (Thursday) on several UK and Irish television channels including BBC One, BBC Two, RTE 1, ITV1, Channel 4, and Sky One. The debut was made at 17:55  [ Read More ]

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