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April 2008[edit]

Sea otter at Moss Landing
Credit: Mila Zinkova
Mila Zinkova visited Moss Landing, California and took this and other pictures of sea mammals that are frustrating local officials.  » Full story


"RoboScooter", next-generation concept vehicle.
Credit: Rico Shen
"RoboScooter", jointly designed and produced by the Creativity Lab of ITRI, SYM Motors, and the MIT Media Lab, finally launched in Taiwan by the Next Consortium of ITRI.  » Full story


Rainbow and sulfur dioxide emissions from the Halema`uma`u vent
Credit: Mila Zinkova
Mila Zinkova spent ten days near the Halema`uma`u crater capturing this and other images  » Full story


A small speech by Armorize Technology at SecuTech Expo 2008
Credit: Rico Shen
As the undergoing trade show of 2008 SecuTech Expo, some elites from IT security industry pointed out the opportunities and threats on information security.  » Full story
Bush marks 265th anniversary of birth of Thomas Jefferson

Credit: Chris Greenberg
George W. Bush, the president of the United States yesterday marked the anniversary of the birth of Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States.
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Wikinews reports from 2008 Taiwan Open Source Development Conference

Credit: Magic Designer
People involved in open source products from across Taiwan gathered together at the 2008 Taiwan Open Source Development Conference to present to others a variety of research which is relevant to the open source community.
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University of Cincinnati hosted Independent's Day, for independent presidential candidates to debate at. Turnout was less than expected.

Credit: Lex Kolychev
University of Cincinnati hosted Independent's Day, for independent presidential candidates to debate at. Turnout was less than expected.

Some of the snow that fell overnight.

Credit: Brooks Lindsay from Debatepedia.
A reporter from Wikinews recently interviewed Brooks Lindsay, who is the founder of the online wiki Debatepedia, which claims to be the 'Wikipedia of Debates.'
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Some of the snow that fell overnight.

Credit: Anonymous101
Snow fell over much of the United Kingdom overnight, with many roads being closed as a result of this. The image above shows some of this snow.
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Sony MEX-BT5100 BlueTooth CD Receiver showcased at Sony Fair 2008.

Credit: Rico Shen
Sony Fair 2008, the 5th annual digital product show by Sony Taiwan with its theme slogan "HD Entertainment Park", showcased excellences from high-definition AV-media solutions in Taipei, Taiwan.
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Models showing modern textiles for the 2008 FUSE Textile Week in Taiwan.

Credit: Rico Shen
The Taiwan Textile Foundation chose March 30 as the Taipei In Style Day and invited several fashion designers in Taiwan to showcase their new designs on trend clothings and purses.
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