Ontario college teachers begin strike

Tuesday, March 7, 2006 All across the Canadian province of Ontario, college teachers have gone on strike, leaving more than 150,000 students in 24 colleges without classes. The Ontario Public Service Employees Union rejected the final offer from college management, after negotiations at the Delta Chelsea Hotel in downtown Toronto. This strike comes just a […]

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New method of displaying time patented

Saturday, October 14, 2006 An American inventor has patented a pair of new time formats with a footprint less than 50% of that of conventional four-digit time. The more unusual of the two new formats, called “TWELV”, dispenses with numerals altogether. In place of clock hands or digits, the new clock uses color to convey […]

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Iran’s morality police crack down on un-Islamic dress

Wednesday, April 25, 2007 The Iranian police forces have faced criticism from Ayatollah Hashemi Shahrudi, the head of the judiciary who was appointed by Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, for their re-invigorated campaign to do away with un-Islamic dress. Ayatollah Shahroudi proclaimed, “Tough measures on social problems will backfire and have counter-productive effects.” Others have, of […]

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Iran to conduct missile defense exercise

Saturday, September 26, 2009 The Iranian government has announced that the nation will be participating in a missile defense test which could take place as early as tomorrow. According to the IRNA, Iran’s official news agency, the test is an annual exercise aimed to “maintain and develop” defense capabilities of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. The […]

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Ethernet Cable Splitter A Look At How They Work And Share Internet Connections

Here’s An Opinion On: Pharmacy Technician Van Nuys By Creztor Tessel The majority of homes and households around the world today use either a cable modem or some similar kind of broadband internet connection. Most houses usually have multiple computers but only one internet connection. Using the right hardware it is very easy to share […]

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