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    Tim Curry, TV premiere screenings, cosplay feature at Fan Expo Canada

    Wednesday, September 6, 2017 Toronto pop culture convention Fan Expo Canada has wrapped for another year. It ran from Thursday to Sunday. Major panels included Tim Curry and the cast of Rocky Horror Picture Show, Beauty and the Beast voices Robby Benson and Paige O’Hara, actors Kathleen Turner, Richard Dreyfuss, Anthony Daniels, Felicia Day, and child leads from Stranger Things. Canadian television channel Space hosted a Star Trek: Discovery panel with seven lead cast members. On the heels of sister event Toronto Comic Con’s Degrassi reunion event, the lineup included a twentieth anniversary panel with the stars of another Canadian high school television series, Student Bodies. Heading into its fourth…

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    2008 Taiwan Excellence Gold and Silver Awards announced

    Friday, May 23, 2008 Thursday at the Taipei International Convention Center, the winners of the Gold and Silver Awards were announced at the 2008 16th-annual Taiwan Excellence Awards, an event created to promote products made in Taiwan. They were announced by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), which also organized the event. This year, 601 products competed for the eight gold medals and twenty-one silver awards. In the ICT category, the competition was especially fierce as 388 ICT products were on display from the IT industry. In total, 308 products from 102 companies were entitled as “Taiwan Excellent Products”. Several world-class experts judged the nominated products, in order to…

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    NFL: Marshall Faulk expected to retire

    Thursday, March 22, 2007 Marshall Faulk, the National Football League‘s 9th all time rushing yards leader is expected to announce his retirement from professional football March 26th at the NFL’s annual owners meeting in Phoenix, Arizona. The St. Louis Rams runningback released this statement, “It has been an honor and pleasure to play in the National Football League. I’d like to thank all my teammates and coaches with whom I’ve been associated over the past 13 seasons as well as the fans who supported me throughout the years. I gave the game my passion, and it gave me a wonderful career and memories that I will always be thankful for.”…

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    Von D from “LA Ink” TV series sets world record for tattooing

    Wednesday, January 9, 2008 Realising how visual a medium tattooing is, tattoo artist Kat Von D of TV series LA Ink set a world record while raising funds to fight childhood blindness. In 24 hours, Von D tattooed 400 people with an “LA” logo, in her West Hollywood, California tattoo shop. The December event at High Voltage Tattoo drew 1000 people in line, although only 400 could get the image emblazoned on them, for a $20 donation. Most learned of the event through her MySpace profile. In all, the funds raised will help 32,000 children’s eyesight, through Vitamin Angels. Vitamin Angels is the only organization in the world solely dedicated…

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    News briefs:January 04, 2008

    Contents 1 Wikinews News Brief January 04, 2008 23:35 UTC 1.1 Introduction 1.2 Israeli troops kill 9 in Gaza 1.3 Georgian President faces election challenge 1.4 US unemployment hits two-year high 1.5 Israel plans crackdown on West Bank settlement outposts 1.6 Transaven Airlines plane carrying 14 people crashes off Venezuelan coast 1.7 Sportswriter Milt Dunnell dies at 102 1.8 2007 was particularly good year for aviation safety 1.9 U.S. Senator Dodd bows out of presidential race 1.10 Intel ends partnership with One Laptop Per Child program 1.11 British Investigators arrive in Pakistan to join Bhutto investigation 1.12 Disgorge bassist Ben Marlin dies from cancer 1.13 Egypt lets 2000 pilgrims through…

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    News briefs:January 04, 2008

    Contents 1 Wikinews News Brief January 04, 2008 23:35 UTC 1.1 Introduction 1.2 Israeli troops kill 9 in Gaza 1.3 Georgian President faces election challenge 1.4 US unemployment hits two-year high 1.5 Israel plans crackdown on West Bank settlement outposts 1.6 Transaven Airlines plane carrying 14 people crashes off Venezuelan coast 1.7 Sportswriter Milt Dunnell dies at 102 1.8 2007 was particularly good year for aviation safety 1.9 U.S. Senator Dodd bows out of presidential race 1.10 Intel ends partnership with One Laptop Per Child program 1.11 British Investigators arrive in Pakistan to join Bhutto investigation 1.12 Disgorge bassist Ben Marlin dies from cancer 1.13 Egypt lets 2000 pilgrims through…

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    Police shoot teenage protester as Hong Kong demonstrations continue

    Wednesday, October 2, 2019 For the first time in the sixteen weeks of protests in Hong Kong, police fired and landed a live round on a protester yesterday. The victim, eighteen-years-old and a high school student, was taken to the hospital for emergency surgery and is reported to be in critical condition. The shooting took place in the Tsuen Wan district. Although the police have used force against protesters before, this is the first report of a protester being shot with live ammunition. Footage from the City University Student Union showed a group of protesters throwing things as they ran away from police. The video showed a single police officer…

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    200 150 Study Guides}

    Click Here For More Specific Information On: Faac Gate Automation Australia 200-150 Study Guides by Adila MasihQuestion: 1Refer to the exhibit. Two Layer 2 Cisco Nexus switches are connected to application servers in a data center. Server A cannot communicate with servers that are in VLANs 3 and 4, but t can communicate with server B and C. What is the cause of the problem? A. inter VLANs routing is not enabled on both switches B. Switch I and switch 2 are not physically connected via an access link.C. A router must be connected to both switches and provide inter VLAN routing.D. Switch 1 and switch 2 not physically connected…

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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 approximately equal numbers. Furthermore, women with only daughters wanted to select a male child while women with only sons wanted to select a female child. “Sex selection is a topic that’s almost taboo for physicians to talk about,” says study lead author…

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    Pfizer and Microsoft team up against Viagra spam

    Sunday, February 13, 2005 New York —”Buy cheap Viagra through us – no prescription required!” Anyone with an active email account will recognize lines like this one. According to some reports, unsolicited advertisements (spam) for Viagra and similar drugs account for one in four spam messages. BACKGROUND Spamming remains one of the biggest problems facing email users today. While users and systems administrators have improved their defenses against unsolicited email, many spammers now insert random words or characters into their letters in order to bypass filters. The Wikipedia article Stopping email abuse provides an overview of the various strategies employed by companies, Internet users and systems administrators to deal with…