Public disclosure made of final report on deaths of nine in Finnish school shooting

Friday, April 18, 2008 The Finnish National Bureau of Investigation yesterday released 600 pages of the 2,000 page final report into the Jokela school shooting. 18-year-old Pekka-Eric Auvinen opened fire at Jokela High School, killing eight before turning his gun on himself, receiving fatal wounds. The remaining 1,400 pages of the report are to remain confidential. The public section reveals […]

Understanding Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio For Air Conditioning Systems

See More About: Ducted Air Conditioning Maitland Understanding Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio for Air Conditioning Systems by Avery Simek According to the Environmental and Energy Study Institute, appliance energy efficiency standards have reduced consumer energy bills by around fifty billion dollars from 1990 to 2000. Such standards have also minimized US carbon emissions from fossil fuel consumption by two percent. […]

Obama signs healthcare bill for 9/11 emergency workers

Monday, January 3, 2011 Yesterday, United States President Barack Obama signed into law a five-year benefit package to provide healthcare treatment for emergency workers including police, firefighters, and rescue workers affected by illness and respiratory problems contracted while working at the site of the World Trade Center attacks in New York City on September 11, 2001. The bill—the James Zadroga […]

4 Popular Myths About Direc Tv

See More About: Richard Light By Lawrence J. Reaves Television entertainment has expanded by enormous leaps and bounds over the past decade. The choices we have available to us today dwarf those from our parent’s generation. What’s more, as our options have broadened, technology has lowered the price of enjoying them. Having said that, there are millions of people who […]

Egypt cancels 15 year gas supply contract to Israel

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 According to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the termination of a natural gas contract between Egypt and Israel is a business matter and not a political issue between the two counties. Netanyahu’s statement on Monday backs away from other officials’ earlier responses to the action. Egyptian Natural Gas Company announced Sunday, April 22 that it will […]

Toronto Comicon 2019 welcomes fans with celebrities, creativity, cosplay

Friday, March 29, 2019Toronto Comicon 2019 returned to its titular city from March 15 to 17, as one of the largest pop culture events in Canada. The popular event featured celebrity guests like actors Dan Fogler, Ron Perlman, John De Lancie, John Rhys-Davies, and Jaleel White, as well as comic artists, authors, and professional cosplayers. The event included a large […]

New Zealand airlines relax knife regulations

Saturday, October 1, 2005 New Zealand has relaxed the safety rules imposed on internal airlines in 2002, once more allowing passengers to carry pocket knives with blades less than 60mm long and knitting needles. Other larger items remain banned, including ice-skates, pool cues, hockey sticks, skateboards, cricket bats and harpoons. Other countries more at risk from terrorism such as the […]