Open source game developer Perttu Ahola talks about Minetest with Wikinews

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Recently, Finnish open-source video game developer Perttu Ahola discussed Minetest, his “longest ever project”, with Wikinews. Started in October 2010, Minetest was an attempt by Ahola to create a sandbox game similar to Minecraft. Minecraft is a multi-platform commercial game, which was in alpha version when Ahola challenged himself to create something similar to it from scratch, he told Wikinews. Minetest is an open-source game, which is free for anyone to download and play. It is written in the C++ programming language, and the source code…

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New York City Public Relations Firms Evolve

Read More About: Behaviour Change Campaign Sydney New York City Public Relations Firms Evolve by Kevin Waddel New York City public relations firms have certainly evolved over the past few years. Not long ago, it was all about scoring press clippings. Today, New York City public relations firms utilize every available method to communicate a company\’s story and meet a client’s business objectives and communications goals. New York City public relations firms have clearly evolved and require expert teams of seasoned professionals to handle every communications need, from social media…

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Manitoba volunteers go to war against Red River flooding

Monday, April 6, 2009 Over 1,600 volunteers registered to help build approximately 65,000 of the 500,000 sandbags to create dikes 20.5 feet (6.2 meters) high to protect the City of Winnipeg, Manitoba in the war against the Red River of the North flood. 700 volunteers answered at the rural municipality of St. Andrews alone. Once sandbags are filled for West St. Paul, St. Andrews, and Selkirk, then frozen culverts must be cleared. The height of the river is expected to be Thursday, and predictions are that it will be less than Flood…

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Malaysia bans film “The Last Communist”

Monday, May 29, 2006 Malaysia — Manjit Kaur of the Malaysian Star reports the controversial documentary The Last Communist or Lelaki Komunis Terahkir has finally been banned by the Home Ministry under the Film Censorship Act 1991. The film was passed without any cuts by the National Film Censorship board in March but the Home Ministry retracted the approval ten days before film was scheduled to start screening. The film is described as a “semi-musical documentary” and is inspired by the leader of the disbanded Malayan Communist Party, Chin Peng…

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What Are Botox Injections And Are They For You?

Read More About: Neck Lift Surgeons In Southlake Texas Submitted by: Scotty Johnson Everybody wants to look beautiful and forever young but as we grow older, loss of the skin s softness is expected resulting in wrinkles and signs of aging. One way to slow down this visible aging process is through cosmetic therapies and injections. Currently there are a lot of products in the market that promise you a younger and attractive appearance. Every day we watch a lot of advertisements of cosmetic treatments, which give assurance of their…

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Swiss mountaineer Erhard Loretan dies in climbing accident

Saturday, April 30, 2011 Acclaimed Swiss mountaineer Erhard Loretan died Thursday on his 52nd birthday when he fell in a climbing accident. According to Swiss police, Loretan was climbing with a client to the summit of Gruenhor, a 4,043 meter peak in the Bernese Alps, when both fell for unknown reasons from a height of around 3,800 metres. He was killed immediately while his client was hospitalized in serious condition. Loretan, originally from Fribourg, was eleven years old when he began climbing. In 1982, he climbed his first 8,000-meter peak,…

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Protesters turn their backs on Australian PM

Friday, May 25, 2007 Protesters in the Central Western New South Wales city of Bathurst gave Australian Prime Minister John Howard a cold reception as he arrived for a Liberal Party luncheon in the city. Around 200 unionists and university students gathered to protest the Howard government’s new industrial relations regime called Workchoices, the lack of funding for higher education and the introduction of Voluntary Student Unionism. Protesters claimed that the Howard government had ignored rural and regional Australia. Daniel Walton, the community campaign co-ordinator for Macquarie Your Rights at…

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Wikinews interviews Christopher Beyette, prince of the Principality of Vikesland

Thursday, July 10, 2008 Over the past few months, Wikinews reporter Joseph Ford has held several interviews with Kevin Baugh, president of the Republic of Molossia, a micronation located near Dayton, Nevada. This week, Ford had the opportunity to interview another intermicronational leader, Christopher Beyette, prince of the Principality of Vikesland, another micronation located in Manitoba. At only three years old, the Principality is a relative newcomer to the intermicronational community. When asked if he considers Vikesland a serious micronation, Prince Christopher said that his country is “a new nation…

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Common Reasons For Undergoing Eyelid Surgery In Wichita, Ks

Read More About: Excessive Sweating Treatment Full Body byadmin Sometimes the appearance of an individual’s eyelids causes them to look like they are tired when they aren’t. As people age, their skin loses its youthful elasticity, and one of the first places this occurs is the area under and around the eyes. Thus, the upper eyelid begins to sag or droop and pockets of fatty tissue begin to develop beneath the eyes. Over the years, the muscles weaken and the skin stretches, allowing the fatty deposits to form. In many…

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Healthy cloned monkeys born in Shanghai

Thursday, January 25, 2018 In findings published Wednesday in the scientific journal Cell, a team of scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai, China have announced the first-ever cloning of a primate from post-embryonic cells, namely two macaque monkeys. They used somatic cell nuclear transfer, the same method that was used to create Dolly the sheep in 1996. In somatic cell nuclear transfer, scientists remove the nucleus, which is the organelle that contains the chromosomes, from an unfertilized ovum, or egg cell, and implant the nucleus from a…

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