UK Parliament to vote on tuition fee rise on Thursday

Sunday, December 5, 2010 The controversial plan to raise university tuition fees in England and Wales will be voted on in the House of Commons on Thursday, December 9. The policy has been the cause of protests across the United Kingdom by students, some of which have turned violent. It has also been a source of considerable criticism and political […]

The Multisystem Training Week (5 Day Split)}

More On This Topic: Parts For Excavators Australia Submitted by: Powertec Fitness Before we get started on the workout, lets take a moment to explain the Chest, Back, Legs, Shoulders, Arms split. When training for maximum muscular gains, you want to hit each muscle group with intense training 1-2 times per week. When choosing a workout split that works for […]

Full-length open source movie ‘Boy Who Never Slept’ is released online

Monday, July 3, 2006 Amateur filmmaker Solomon Rothman has released a full-length open source movie called ‘Boy Who Never Slept.’ The movie is offered under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 license; this allows people to use, edit, or share the movie in any way (except commercially) as long as they credit the creators. All of the raw unedited footage, including […]

New species of dart frog discovered in Colombia

Thursday, August 30, 2007 Scientists have discovered a new species of venomous dart frog in Colombia. The new species, dubbed the ‘golden frog of Supatá’, is 2cm (0.8 inch) long and has a range of just 50 acres (20 hectares), which is believed to be the reason why the frog remained undiscovered until now. The frog was found in February […]

Thai prime minister dismisses offer by anti-government protesters

Sunday, April 25, 2010 Thailand’s prime minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva, has ruled out a compromise offer by anti-government protest leaders for parliament to be dissolved in thirty days, with elections to be held in 90 days. In a televised address on Sunday, with army chief General Anupong Paochinda at his side, the prime minister dismissed the offer made by the National […]

Students from Liceo María Luisa Bombal of Rancagua, Chile detained after taking control of school

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 San Fernando, Chile — Ten students from the Liceo María Luisa Bombal of Rancagua, O’Higgins Region were detained by the local police yesterday. Following their release, the students told the media they were required to remove their clothes at the police station. The students, seven men and three women, took control of the building of the […]

Kennedy Center names 2007 honors recipients

Friday, September 14, 2007 The Kennedy Center announced that its 30th presentation of the Kennedy Center Honors would go to pianist Leon Fleisher, comedian Steve Martin, singer Diana Ross, director Martin Scorsese and musician Brian Wilson. The Center was opened to the public in 1971 and was envisioned as part of the National Cultural Center Act, which mandated that the […]

Mundine beats Green in super-middleweight WBA eliminator

Wednesday, May 17, 2006 Former world champion boxer Anthony Mundine has beaten long-time rival Danny Green on a unanimous points decision in a non-title World Boxing Association (WBA) super middleweight bout. Mundine, an ex-rugby league star promoted the much-anticipated fight that attracted around 40,000 spectators and a national record for a pay-per-view television event. “Who’s the man, who’s the man?” […]