British adventurer flies powered paraglider over Everest

Friday, May 18, 2007 British explorer and mountaineer Edward “Bear” Grylls, has set a new altitude record by piloting a powered paraglider above Mount Everest reaching 29,494ft (8,990m). He and his fellow pilot, Giles Cardozo, who had invented and developed the parajet engine, set out on their attempt from the Himalayan village of Pheriche (altitude 14,435ft (4,400m)) in the early morning of 14th May. Grylls, 33, is a mountaineer, best selling author and television presenterContinue reading

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Gray &Amp; Walter, Leading Chicago Design Firm

Here’s An Opinion On: Neck Lift Fort Worth Submitted by: Seo5 Consulting Because interior design is not merely a science but more of an art, many individuals and corporations are now choosing Gray & Walter as their favorite Chicago design firm. With years of experience and designs featured in some of the most prestigious buildings across the country, it comes as no surprise that Kenneth Walter has enjoyed a certain level of success in theContinue reading

Athletes prepare for 2012 Summer Paralympics at the Paralympic Fitness Centre

Monday, August 27, 2012 London, England — As Paralympians ready for the Games which are set to open later this week, they have access to a world class fitness center inside the Paralympic Village which is designed to maximise their pre-Game preparations. According to volunteers staffing the center, instead of being a single large room, as in Beijing, the building has numerous rooms. It, along with the adjacent Village Services Centre, is designed to beContinue reading

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Dermot Mannion becomes new Aer Lingus CEO

Saturday, April 23, 2005 Dermot Mannion has been named the new Chief Executive of Ireland’s national carrier, Aer Lingus. Mr. Mannion, 47, will take up the post in August 2005. Aer Lingus almost went bankrupt in 2002, but a major cost-cutting effort by former CEO Willie Walshe lead to a dramatic turnaround in the airline’s fortunes, posting its largest ever profit in 2004. However, Willie Walshe left after a dispute with the government over privatization.Continue reading

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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 1.4 kilometers (1 mi). On Tuesday, 25 more bodies were recovered by other illegal workers. “We suspect there was a fire onContinue reading

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Important Information On Dentists And Dentistry Tucson Az

Here’s An Opinion On: Top Cosmetic Dentists New York City Important Information on Dentists and Dentistry Tucson AZ by Adams Paul Smiles are infectious and can be used to heal the world. This statement is nothing short of the truth. It s important for people to smile and this is possible when proper care of teeth is observed. The first step of achieving this is by seeking the most appropriate dentists and dentistry Tucson AZContinue reading

Students in Rhode Island school attacked by wasps

Monday, September 21, 2009 Dozens of students and teachers were stung by yellow jacket wasps Monday at a middle school in Cranston. The attack occurred around 10:45 a.m., according to Ray Votto, the chief operating officer for Cranston Public Schools. It is suspected that during a routine fire drill, students exiting the building disturbed the wasps’ nest in a field behind the school. Votto said, “When kids exited towards the back of the school buildingContinue reading

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Rachel Weisz wants Botox ban for actors

Tuesday, July 7, 2009 English actress Rachel Weisz thinks that Botox injections should be banned for all actors. The 39-year-old actress, best known for her roles in the Mummy movie franchise and for her Academy Award-winning portrayal in The Constant Gardener, feels facial Botox injections leave actors less able to convey emotion and that it harms the acting industry as much as steroids harm athletes. In an interview with UK’s Harper’s Bazaar, coming out nextContinue reading

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Why Sell Covered Calls: Part Two

Here’s An Opinion On: Blueberry Markets Website By Timothy Leary In Part One of Why Sell Covered Calls, we discussed what covered calls why investors choose to write covered calls to super size their portfolios. For quick review, selling covered calls is the process of owning a stock (or longer dated call options) and selling call options to collection premium. For example, if you own 1000 shares of Microsoft and it is trading at $25,Continue reading

Athletes prepare for 2012 Summer Paralympics at the Paralympic Fitness Centre

Monday, August 27, 2012 London, England — As Paralympians ready for the Games which are set to open later this week, they have access to a world class fitness center inside the Paralympic Village which is designed to maximise their pre-Game preparations. According to volunteers staffing the center, instead of being a single large room, as in Beijing, the building has numerous rooms. It, along with the adjacent Village Services Centre, is designed to beContinue reading

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