Open source game developer Perttu Ahola talks about Minetest with Wikinews

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Recently, Finnish open-source video game developer Perttu Ahola discussed Minetest, his "longest ever project", with Wikinews. Started in October 2010, Minetest was an attempt by Ahola to create a sandbox game similar to Minecraft. Minecraft is a multi-platform commercial game, which was in alpha version when Ahola challenged himself to create something similar to it from...
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Drought conditions hit much of US again in 2012

Monday, July 9, 2012 Over half of the contiguous United States is experiencing drought conditions, according to a report released Thursday by the National Weather Service. The report, addressing the period through this coming September, predicted many states will see these conditions persist, or worsen. Further government reports indicate that high temperatures have played a role in the drought....
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Best Beat Making Software: Dubturbo

See More About: Richard Light Interactive It By Christopher Granger Creating your own music has been made a lot easier through the internet nowadays. You do not even need to go to a studio to come up with your own track. More so, with the great advancements in technology, there are times when you will not need to have and play musical instruments to create beats and melody. With beat making...

Sex, mental and physical exercise, fight dementia

Friday, April 8, 2005Professor Perry Bartlett of University of Queensland's Brain Institute recommends sex, cryptic crosswords and a good run to stave off dementia. The researcher, interviewed on Australian ABC radio today , said that with 52,000 Australians expected to be diagnosed with dementia by the end of the year, people wishing to ward off the degenerative disorder may benefit from...
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Bikers Jewelry For Men Are Genuine Works Of Art

See More About: How To Take Care Of Your Jewelry Submitted by: Cavier Dremes Gone are the days when men wore only neckties and watches as accessories, today a well-dressed man is sure to have jewelry in his extensive wardrobe. These days wide variety of jewelry is available for men ranging from traditional conservative form to bold and heavy biker jewelry. Jewelry made of sterling silver has...

Fire at historic Welsh ex-hotel Bontddu Hall kills one

Saturday, June 6, 2020 A fire broke out yesterday at Bontddu Hall near Dolgellau in Gwynedd, Wales. The historic mansion is a former hotel with high-profile guests. A rescued woman died at the scene. North Wales Fire and Rescue Service were called to the building, located off the A496 overlooking the Mawddach Estuary in Snowdonia National Park, at 09:09am local time. Resources sent included...
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Huygens probe lands on Saturn’s moon Titan, returns pictures

Friday, January 14, 2005 Huygens, the European built Titan exploration probe, ended its seven-year voyage today when it landed on the surface of the second largest moon in the solar system at 11:38 a.m. UTC. The probe, which the European Space Agency (ESA) began developing 17 years ago, has worked well with only minor system failures. "This is a great achievement for Europe and its US partners...
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Author Amy Scobee recounts abuse as Scientology executive

Monday, October 11, 2010 Wikinews interviewed author Amy Scobee about her book Scientology - Abuse at the Top, and asked her about her experiences working as an executive within the organization. Scobee joined the organization at age 14, and worked at Scientology's international management headquarters for several years before leaving in 2005. She served as a Scientology executive in multiple...
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Many infertile American women want sex selection

Friday, March 11, 2005Many infertile American women would choose the sex of their next child if given the option. A survey of 561 women being treated for infertility has found that 41% would use sex selection if it were offered at no cost. Contradicting fears that such sex selection would cause gender imbalance, the survey found that women with no children would choose baby girls and boys in...
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NFL Playoffs: Cardinals thrill Packers in overtime

Monday, January 11, 2010 Arizona Cardinals 51 45 Green Bay Packers After a very close offensive battle throughout the game, the Arizona Cardinals defeated the Green Bay Packers 51-45 in an overtime thriller today in the wild card round of the NFL Playoffs. The game was won after Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers fumbled the ball during overtime, resulting in Arizona's Karlos Dansby recovering...
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