Egyptian treasures found in ancient tomb

Friday, March 13, 2009 A team of archaeologists excavating an Ancient Egyptian tomb have discovered golden jewelry in a recently-discovered lower chamber at the Valley of the Kings burial site in Luxor, Egypt. Two golden rings and five golden earrings were found in the tomb of Djehuty, an 18th-dynasty official of Queen Hatshepsut, and were […]

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Mayor of London Boris Johnson announces bidders for additional Tramlink vehicles

Saturday, March 26, 2011 On Thursday, London’s Mayor Boris Johnson announced the shortlist of bidders to supply up to ten further trams to Transport for London (TfL) for use on the city’s Tramlink network in Croydon. The trams will be used to supply additional capacity on the network between Elmers End, central Croydon and Therapia […]

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Rep. Barbara Lee calls for U.S. Congress probe into Iraq War planning

Friday, July 22, 2005 Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), co-chairwoman of the Out of Iraq Caucus and a member of the International Affairs Committee, along with 26 co-sponsors, proposed yesterday a Resolution of Inquiry in the House of Representatives which, if passed, will require the White House and the State Department to “transmit all information relating […]

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Sweden’s Crown Princess marries long-time boyfriend

Monday, June 21, 2010 Sweden’s first royal wedding since 1976 took place Saturday when Crown Princess Victoria, 32, married her long-time boyfriend and former personal trainer, Daniel Westling, 36. The ceremony took place at Stockholm Cathedral. Over 1,200 guests, including many rulers, politicians, royals and other dignitaries from across the world, attended the wedding, which […]

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Honda demonstrates mind-reading robotic technology

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 File:Robot asimo cropped.jpg At its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, Honda Motor Company demonstrated on Tuesday technology which links a person’s thoughts with robots. The operator wears a helmet which scans for electric currents stimulated by brain activity, but also uses infrared sensors to detect changes in blood flows in the head. […]

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