Apes and birds are able to plan ahead: psychologists

Friday, May 19, 2006 According to psychologists in Leipzig, Germany, apes and some birds are able to plan their actions ahead of time. Psychologists Nicholas Mulcahy and Josep Call at Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology say that apes are able to save tools to use at a later time, that will assist them in […]

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British Gas to increase electricity, gas prices

Sunday, July 10, 2011 British-based utility company Centrica, which holds ownership of British Gas, has announced its intentions to increase the prices of domestic electricity and gas later this year. On August 18, 2011, the company plans to raise the costs of gas and electrical supplies by eighteen and sixteen per cent, respectively. According to […]

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Supreme Court orders resumption of sealing drive in New Delhi

Monday, November 6, 2006 The Indian Supreme Court has refused to grant any relief to the owners of unauthorised commercial establishments in New Delhi. A two judge bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice Y K Sabharwal, said today that it found no grounds for modifying its previous order to seal commercial establishments […]

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Telegram introduces bidirectional IFTTT integration

Saturday, December 10, 2016 On Wednesday the online instant messaging service Telegram announced IFTTT (If This Then That) integration in its client. This feature allows the users to connect their Telegram account to other social networks and web applications. This change came as a part of the 3.15 release. The project team has announced these […]

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Toyota’s US sales fall by 8.7%

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 Toyota Motor Corporation, the Japanese automobile maker, posted an overall 8.7% drop in sales in the United States for last month. This comes after recent safety recalls of its vehicles, as well as congressional investigations over Toyota’s safety standards. The model that had the highest drop in sales was the Camry […]

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Preparing For A Stop Smoking Hypnotherapy Session}

Submitted by: Zoe Clews If you have decided to quit smoking for good, you are definitely on the right track. Not only will you preserve your health, but also save some money, as tobacco is not among the cheapest goods. Hypnotherapy is a fantastic way to kick the habit, which has proven to be stronger […]

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Read Santa Clara marks tenth anniversary

Saturday, September 10, 2005 Santa Clara, California, USA. The adult literacy program Read Santa Clara marked its tenth anniversary today with a gathering of program participants, staff, and supporters from the community. Read Santa Clara trains volunteer tutors and matches them with adult learners who wish to build their literacy skills. In the presentation, program […]

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DaimlerChrysler to sell Chrysler Group for $7.4 Billion

Monday, May 14, 2007 The DaimlerChrysler Corporation has announced that the corporation is divesting itself of the Chrysler Group by selling it to New York City-based private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management for US$7.4 billion. The companies’ names are announced to be changed to Daimler AG and Chrysler Holding LLC. DaimlerChrysler has sold 80.1% of […]

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Two bomb blasts kill at least 17 in Istanbul, Turkey

Monday, July 28, 2008 Two bombs detonated in the Güngören district of Istanbul, Turkey Sunday evening, killing at least 17 people and wounding over 150. The neighborhood targeted is mainly residential, and the victims were civilians. At least five of those killed were children, according to local officials. This bombing was the worst terrorist attack […]

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