Dove’s Real Beauty looks at photoshoot techniques in commercial

Thursday, October 12, 2006 Dove soaps continues their North American “Campaign for Real Beauty” advertising with a television commercial that explores the alterations that can be done on models. Labeled “a Dove film”, the commercial is entitled “evolution”. Beginning with a woman walking into a photo shoot. From there, she is primped and plucked by hair and makeup artists, then tweaked on a Photoshop-like program. The photo-manipulation is then posted on a billboard for theContinue reading

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American Academy of Pediatrics supports dairy for lactose intolerant children

Wednesday, September 6, 2006 The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), in the September 2006 issue of its journal Pediatrics, supports the use of dairy by lactose intolerant children. Dr. Melvin B. Heyman, author of the article, says that just because a child is lactose intolerant, does not mean that they should avoid dairy altogether. Many lactose intolerant people can consume small amounts of dairy. Heyman says that dairy consumption is important, especially for children, becauseContinue reading

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Home Loans Are A Way To Fulfill Your Dreams, But Do Not Let Them Become A Nightmare!

Here’s An Opinion On: Mortgage Brokers Randwick Home Loans Are A Way To Fulfill Your Dreams, But Do Not Let Them Become A Nightmare! by Sarah N Dinkins Buying a house will probably be one of the most important things that will happen in your life. Having the desire of doing it is nothing compared with the moment in which you make the real decision. It is also in that moment when you have toContinue reading

SpaceX scrubs Falcon I rocket launch

Monday, November 28, 2005 SpaceX called off the much-delayed inaugural launch of their new Falcon 1 rocket on Saturday from Kwajalein’s Omelek Island launch site. The intent was to launch the U.S. Air Force Academy’s FalconSat 2 satellite, which will monitor plasma interactions with the Earth’s upper atmosphere and magnetosphere. The launch was delayed, then finally cancelled after an oxygen boil-off vent had accidentally been left open. The oxygen was unable to cool the heliumContinue reading

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Gay Talese on the state of journalism, Iraq and his life

Saturday, October 27, 2007 Gay Talese wants to go to Iraq. “It so happens there is someone that’s working on such a thing right now for me,” the 75-year-old legendary journalist and author told David Shankbone. “Even if I was on Al-Jazeera with a gun to my head, I wouldn’t be pleading with those bastards! I’d say, ‘Go ahead. Make my day.’” Few reporters will ever reach the stature of Talese. His 1966 profile ofContinue reading

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Step Ladders Assessment: The Tradesman Class 1 Bs1129 Timber Step Ladder

Here’s An Opinion On: Gowanlea Timbers Step Ladders Assessment: The Tradesman Class 1 BS1129 Timber Step Ladder by Joe Keith All of us have utilised a step ladder before. Most people don’t give it a second thought. All we do is erect the ladder and start on our duties. Timber step ladders are the conventional preference and the reason why is clear, they are budget-friendly, hard wearing and consistent. With a little care, a timberContinue reading

Wikimedia Foundation’s first Wikimania convention held in Germany

Monday, August 8, 2005 This article mentions the Wikimedia Foundation, one of its projects, or people related to it. Wikinews is a project of the Wikimedia Foundation. On Thursday, August 4 Wikimedia opened its doors to the first ever Wikimania Conference, a five-day event put together by the Wikimedia Foundation. The event, held in the Haus der Jugend in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, featured discussion and interaction on all Wikimedia projects, including its well knownContinue reading

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US to sell precision-guided bombs to Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 The Bush administration officially notified Congress Monday of its intention to sell sophisticated precision-guided bombs to Saudi Arabia. The action, coinciding with President Bush’s visit to Saudi Arabia, is part of a broader U.S. effort to bolster Gulf allies in the face of a more assertive Iran. VOA’s David Gollust reports from the State Department. The Bush administration has already briefed Congress on its arms sales plans for Saudi Arabia. Monday’sContinue reading

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Wikinews interviews Frank Moore, independent candidate for US President

Saturday, March 1, 2008 While nearly all coverage of the 2008 Presidential election has focused on the Democratic and Republican candidates, the race for the White House also includes independents and third party candidates. These parties represent a variety of views that may not be acknowledged by the major party platforms. Wikinews has impartially reached out to these candidates, throughout the campaign. We now interview independent Presidential candidate Frank Moore, a performance artist. Retrieved fromContinue reading

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Guam Arrest Records Online

Here’s An Opinion On: National Police Check The reason why arrest records likeGuam Arrest Records are some of the most requested for records from the government is because these are the official records of the government when it comes to the criminal background of the person named in the record and such information is always something that the people of the community are interested in. this is because the people of the community would oftenContinue reading