News briefs:August 02, 2010

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Doctor: Hoodies are a health risk

Thursday, November 16, 2006 According to New Zealand doctor, Doctor Glenn Twentyman from Child, Youth and Family Services at Wiri, South Auckland, hoodies can be a health risk because they block sunlight which causes a vitamin D deficiency, thus weak bones and low energy. Dr Twentyman said: “It’s the hoodies and the hats and the …

Cypriot plane with 121 on board crashes in Greece

Sunday, August 14, 2005 A Helios airliner (Boeing 737, flight HCY 522) with 115 passengers and 6 crew onboard has crashed into a mountain at 09:04 UTC (12:04 p.m. EEST) near Grammatiko, 40 kilometres (25 miles) north of Athens, while approaching the capital’s airport. All on board perished. The plane was travelling from Larnaca, in …

US: Arizona experiencing remittance of Hurricane Rosa

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Types Of Riding Lawn Mowers

By David H. Urmann Lawn mowers range from its size and capacity. They are typically used in large grasslands like golf courses and memorial parks. A riding lawn mower offers an easy and convenient way for cutting the lawn or for cutting other plants. Riding lawn mowers have larger blades in order to cut more …

Cars big winner as 34th Annual Annie Awards handed out

Monday, February 12, 2007 Cars drove home the big prize last night, from the 34th Annual Annie Awards. The animation industry’s highest honor, ASIFA-Hollywood’s Annies recognise contributions to animation, writing, directing, storyboarding, voice acting, composing, and much more. As mentioned, Pixar took home the big prize last night, after facing stiff competition from four other …

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 …

Over 60 illegal miners die in South African mine fire

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 Over 60 miners were killed in an abandoned gold mine shaft near Welkom, in the Free State province of South Africa, after a fire broke out inside the mine. 36 bodies from the Harmony Gold mining company Eland mine shaft were brought up earlier on the weekend from depths up to …

Bus crash in Victoria, Australia injures twenty, some critical

Thursday, July 24, 2008 A bus crash in Victoria, Australia has injured at least 20 people, two of whom are listed as critical. One victim is reported to be still trapped in the wreckage. The accident occurred between a bus and a semi-trailer on the Princes Highway in the Traralgon area around 10:50am AEST. The …

Spelbound declared winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2010

Monday, June 7, 2010 An acrobatic group known by the name of Spelbound has been declared as the winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2010, a televised variety talent show competition broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom. As the winning act of the show, Spelbound have won £100,000 (US$144,580, €120,313, A$175,079) and a place at …