Interview with recent Wikimedia Foundation board appointee Domas Mituzas

Thursday, March 6, 2008 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. Domas Mituzas is a Lithuanian software developer recently given a temporary position on the Wikimedia Foundation‘s board. The position lasts until June this year, after which he has …

Spectacular Scenery Inspires Cyclists At All Levels

Read An Opinion On: Buy Trex Sunshine Coast Buy Trex Decking Sunshine Coast Submitted by: Peter Saborowsky I have been a serious cyclist most of my life. Almost 30 years ago I started cycling in South Western France. It’s an idyllic region beginning on Atlantic beaches, winding through the Basque country, and climbing into the …

Stanford physicists print smallest-ever letters ‘SU’ at subatomic level of 1.5 nanometres tall

Wednesday, February 4, 2009 A new historic physics record has been set by scientists for exceedingly small writing, opening a new door to computing‘s future. Stanford University physicists have claimed to have written the letters “SU” at sub-atomic size. Graduate students Christopher Moon, Laila Mattos, Brian Foster and Gabriel Zeltzer, under the direction of assistant …

Jamaica: Violence kills at least 30

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 Authorities in Jamaica say that gunfights in the capital Kingston have left at least 30 people dead, as hundreds of troops and police search for an alleged drug kingpin wanted by the US. At least 25 people were injured as well. The violence has been triggered by the Jamaican government’s efforts …

Options For Air Conditioners

Read An Opinion On: Air Conditioner Newcastle Air Con Maitland Submitted by: Liz Wood A cool house is a popular thing for people to look forward to on hot, humid summer days. As beautiful as summer is, the heat quickly wears you down and one of the best ways to cool down and relax from …

Wikinews investigates: Advertisements disguised as news articles trick unknowing users out of money, credit card information

 Notice — May 19, 2010 This article has been judged, by consensus of the Wikinews community, not to meet Wikinews standards of style and neutrality. Please see the relevant discussion for details.  Wednesday, May 19, 2010 The Internet has already brought great things to the world, but has also brought spam, phishing, scamming, etc. We all …

US unemployment rate reaches 9.8%

Friday, October 2, 2009 Companies in the United States are shedding more jobs, pushing the country’s unemployment rate to a 26-year high of 9.8%. The US Labor Department said on Friday that employers cut 263,000 jobs in September, with companies in the service industries — including banks, restaurants and retailers — hit especially hard. This …

Cut Your Energy Bills Today

Read An Opinion On: Free Energy Savings Best Energy Efficiency Consultant Perth byadmin Keeping warm in the winter can be a challenge, especially when you’re faced with high heating bills. Most people use space heaters and other direct contact heating to keep them warm while running their furnaces on low in the background. Whether you’re …

Wikinews attends Maker Faire in Tyler, Texas

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Wikinews attended the sixth annual Mini Maker Faire in Tyler, Texas, United States on Saturday. Similar to a giant science fair, the event featured a variety of science, engineering and technology projects and items. An array of technologies were on hand including 3D printers, drones, and various other physics devices. The …