Major World Event Time Line
World's tallest building grows (Channel 4)
The world's tallest building has just got taller. The Burj Dubai, which means Dubai Tower, is still being built but has so far reached 688 metres making it the greatest man made structure of all time.
Multiverse Begins Development of Titanic Virtual World (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
Multiverse, a leading provider of virtual world development technology, and James Cameron, today announced Places in Time: Titanic, an educational virtual world based on the historic Titanic voyage.
Usain Bolt eyes 100M world record against fast field (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Three-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt will run the 100 meters in the fastest field ever assembled Friday, seeking to break the world record for the third time this season.
Thomas Bata, 93, 'shoemaker to the world' (International Herald Tribune)
Bata made the company, which was founded by his father, so pervasive in the developing world that, according to his general counsel, Bata became a generic noun for shoe in some parts of it, particularly in Africa.
Time Is Ripe For Berries (The Brandon News & Tribune)
Summer is a time of rest in the world's winter strawberry capital. Most of the fields in eastern Hillsborough County have been fallow since late spring, when the sheets of black plastic were pulled up and burned, the neat rows flattened, the commercial berry gardens gone to weed.
WaveMark and Mercy Medical Center Selected to Present at RFID World (Centre Daily Times)
WaveMark, Inc., provider of real-time inventory management solutions for high value specialty products within the healthcare supply chain, announced today that John Wass, CEO, will co-present an educational session on the use and impact of RFID for managing inventory in an acute care hospital with WaveMark customer Al McClatchey, PA-C, vice president, Mercy Heart Hospital, during the RFID World ...
Thomas Bata, ?Shoemaker to the World,? Dies at 93 (New York Times)
Mr. Bata made the company founded by his father so pervasive that it became a generic noun for shoe in some parts of the developing world, particularly in Africa.
Improving the world one purchase at a time (The Herald News)
-- Colleen Laino spends her weekends outdoors peddling baskets, jewelry and reusable totes crafted by artisans in Third World countries.
Powell equals second fastest 100 meters time (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Former world record holder Asafa Powell equaled the second fastest time ever over 100 meters when he clocked 9.72 seconds at the Lausanne grand prix on Tuesday.
Powell equals second-fastest 100m time (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Former world record holder Asafa Powell has equalled the second fastest time ever over 100 metres, clocking 9.72 seconds at the Lausanne grand prix.