Wikinews Shorts: December 6, 2008

A compilation of brief news reports for Saturday, December 6, 2008. Contents 1 BMW vehicle sales lower by a quarter 2 NASA delays Mars mission 3 Number of Canadian soldier deaths in Afghanistan reaches 100 4 Record jewelery heist in Paris, France The global monthly sales of German car maker BMW have fallen by more than […]

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Quick Guidelines For Holiday Etiquette Tipping}

Get More Information Here: Secure Parking Submitted by: Donna Monday Many of us want to show our appreciation to those special service people in our life at holiday time via etiquette tipping. However, trying to figure out what we should tip them is sometimes puzzling. No one wants to be a cheapskate, but over tipping […]

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News briefs:August 6, 2010

Wikinews Audio Briefs Credits Produced By Turtlestack Recorded By Turtlestack Written By Turtlestack Listen To This Brief Problems? See our media guide. Retrieved from “https://en.wikinews.org/w/index.php?title=News_briefs:August_6,_2010&oldid=1437381”

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Gastric bypass surgery performed by remote control

Sunday, August 21, 2005 A robotic system at Stanford Medical Center was used to perform a laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery successfully with a theoretically similar rate of complications to that seen in standard operations. However, as there were only 10 people in the experimental group (and another 10 in the control group), this is not […]

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