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Citta the elephant predicts Polish win over Russia


June 11th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland will beat leaders Russia in their Euro 2012 Group A clash on Tuesday, at least according to Citta, a fortune-tellng elephant, local Polish ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Futnik the pig predicts wins for Poland, Russia


June 9th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland and Russia will dominate the opening day of matches at Euro 2012, a Ukrainian pig named Futnik, billed as the tournament's fortune-telling expert, indicated ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New digital map reveals more secrets about Antarctica


December 16th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 16 (IANS) A new digital map configured by British and Australian scientists has revealed astonishing new geological facts about Antarctica, not known till now.BEDMAP2 is a detailed digital ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Japanese scientists claim to have built the world’s fastest supercomputer


June 20th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Japan, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Monday Japanese scientists announced that they have developed a supercomputer that they say is three times more powerful than the previous record holder. The supercomputer ... Read more...

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New study applies existing theory to predict floods


January 29th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): A new study shows how Shannon's Information Theory can also be applied to studying high water and flooding.Information theory, first devised in 1948 by Claude Shannon, sees information ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Doppler radars to make monsoon rainfall prediction more accurate


October 6th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that doppler weather radar will significantly improve forecasting models used to track monsoon systems influencing the monsoon in and around India.The research is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Will Salman’s tweet magic work for ‘Dabangg’?


August 9th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Paul, the Octopus created a worldwide stir with his accurate predictions for the World Cup matches. In Bollywood, Salman Khan is building up a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Salman Is The New Paul Of The Movies


August 9th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Paul the Octopus created a worldwide stir with his accurate predictions for the World Cup matches.But nearer home it is Salman the rocktar who is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

WC hero Paul the Octopus ‘to become silver screen legend’


July 24th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): Paul the Octopus, who rose to fame with its incredibly accurate predictions of World Cup 2010 match results, is all set to become a part of the showbiz.Filming ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Octopus Paul stamp becomes centre of attraction at Shanghai Expo 2010


July 17th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 17 (ANI): German octopus Paul, who gained global popularity for making accurate predictions in eight World Cup matches, has emerged as a symbol of luck and generated an "octopus ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New ad system that can detect online shoppers


July 12th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): A new tool examines the cursor behaviour of search-engine users to decide if they are shopping or merely surfing.Eugene Agichtein and Qi Guo at Emory University in Atlanta, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Carnegie Mellon’s soccer-playing robots use physics to score a goal


June 4th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Scoring goals may come down to only cracking physics equations for robot soccer players from Carnegie Mellon University competing in this month's RoboCup 2010 world championship in Singapore.Thanks ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New discoveries could improve projections of future climate conditions


December 12th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 12 (ANI): New discoveries about the deep ocean's temperature variability and circulation system could help improve projections of future climate conditions.The deep ocean is affected more by surface warming than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Climate change nibbling away at Britain’s coastline


December 7th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (DPA) The increase in the severity and frequency of flooding in Britain has lent fresh urgency to a reappraisal of the government's strategy to combat flooding and coastal erosion. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Soon, climate change ‘early warning system’


December 4th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 4 (ANI): An international team of scientists has developed a new method of measuring the absorption of CO2 by the oceans, which could lead to a climate change 'early warning ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Cell phone towers can help predict the next big flood


July 7th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Tel Aviv, July 7 (ANI): Researchers from Tel Aviv University, Israel, have said that they can predict the intensity of the next big flood by using common cell phone towers across the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

You can really enjoy an experience, when you hear about it from others


March 25th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) If you want to know to what extent you will enjoy an experience, you are better off knowing the extent to which someone else enjoyed it before. "Rather ... Read more...

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This Russian mathematician had ‘calculated’ global slowdown


March 13th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 13 (RIA Novosti) Viktor Maslov, a mathematician who is known for his accurate predictions on Russia's 1998 financial crisis and the break-up of the Soviet Union, had also long back ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Age influences peoples expectations of future happiness


September 12th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 12 (ANI): A new study suggests that age influences the way people consider how satisfying their future lives may be. Study leader Margie Lachman, a Brandeis University psychologist, said ... Read more...

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Manmohan to Advani: Change your astrologers, stop abuse against me


July 22nd, 2008 - 11:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Unable to verbally deliver his reply to the debate on the Motion of Confidence in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday night, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan ... Read more...

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PM launches stinging attack against ‘ripe old’ Advani


July 22nd, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday took a sharp dig at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani saying he had made "at least three attempts to topple ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

PM to ‘ripe old’ Advani: change your astrologer (Lead)


July 22nd, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday launched a sharp broadside against BJP leader L.K. Advani, referring to his age, the Babri Masjid demolition and the Gujarat riots -- ... Read more...

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Solution of plant world paradox may lead to better predictions for climate change


June 19th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Scientists have resolved a longstanding paradox in the plant world, which could lead to far more accurate predictions of global climate change.The paradox centers on puzzling aspects ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New ESA satellite to provide information about amount of moisture in ground


April 25th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 25 (ANI): The European Space Agency (ESA) is set to launch the Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) satellite this fall, which would help to provide more information about ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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