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‘Brave’ - fun, emotional adventure ride (IANS Movie Review)


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Brave"; Directors: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell; Actors: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson; Rating: ****Wisdom is a funny thing. When you could really make good use of it, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bit of gossip might do you world of good


December 5th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) A bit of gossip could do you a world of good, easing stress and anxiety, besides boosting positive hormones. A friend's marriage on the verge of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pak denies US choppers took off from Ghazi Airbase for ‘Operation Geronimo’


May 4th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 4(ANI): Pakistan has denied having any prior knowledge of the US operation against Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, and also termed reports of US helicopters taking off from Ghazi ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Social media has no influence on online purchasing


May 1st, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 01 (ANI): Social media has almost no influence on online purchasing behaviour, a new study has indicated.The report, a collaboration between Forrester Research and GSI Commerce, analyzed data captured ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Unknown’ - Well known and cliche riddled


April 16th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Unknown"; Cast: Liam Neeson, January Jones, Aidan Quinn Director: Jaume Collet-Serra; Rating: **1/2Though there are indeed not many unknown things about this film - the audience has not lost their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Just Go With It’ not a good adaptation (IANS Movie Review)


April 10th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Just Go With It"; Cast: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Kidman, Brooklyn Decker; Director: Dennis Dugan; Rating: *1/2It was one of the most original stories ever written: the original ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Spring moulds found in Spain may aid search for water on Mars


April 5th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): A new study on the origin and evolution of peculiar morphologies caused by ancient subterranean springs in the central pre-Pyrenees of Catalonia (Spain) may aid the search for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sci-fi weds romance in ‘The Adjustment Bureau’ (IANS Movie Review)


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Adjustment Bureau"; Cast: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Anthony Mackie; Director: George Nolfi; Rating: ***1/2The theme of waking up one day to realise that you have been living a life ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Regional discrimination issues dominate Kashmir assembly


March 26th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 26 (IANS) The issues of regional discrimination once again rocked the Jammu and Kashmir assembly Saturday -- this time with opposition members from the Kashmir Valley alleging diversion ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Lady Gaga compares ‘Born This Way’ tracks to drugs


February 22nd, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Lady Gaga has compared some of the tracks on 'Born This Way' to drugs.While discussing the eclectic sound of her forthcoming record, the singer said her first single ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jane Seymour all set to cover the royal wedding


February 16th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jane Seymour has made herself available to cover the royal wedding in April.The 60-year-old announced that she would be traveling to the United Kingdom for the wedding ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Observing flares of ultraviolet light from Jupiter’s aurora


February 10th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists has reported that Jupiter's aurora often emits dramatic flares of ultraviolet light lasting several tens of seconds.Bonfond et al. capture high-time-resolution image sequences of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brief diversions boost our ability to focus


February 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) Even brief diversions from a task can dramatically boost one's ability to focus on that task for prolonged periods.The study zeroes in on a phenomenon known to anyone ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Short breaks from work can improve your focus: Study


February 9th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): While doing the same work for a prolonged period, we tend to lose our focus and our performance goes down.Now, a new study has overturned a decades-old theory ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Tron: Legacy’ leaves you spell-bound (IANS Film Review; Rating:***1/2)


December 18th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Tron: Legacy"; Director: Joseph Kosinski; Cast: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde; Rating: ***1/2Every few years a film comes whose look redefines and influences future films. "Tron" in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bristol Palin blasts Kathy Griffin for ‘weight-gain’ joke


December 7th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 7 (ANI): Bristol Palin has blasted stand-up comedian Kathy Griffin for joking that she is the only contestant who gained weight while on the show 'Dancing with the Stars'.Griffin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Giraffe-sized dinos pole-vaulted to fly


November 16th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) A giraffe-sized dinosaur, previously thought to be too heavy to fly, virtually pole-vaulted over its own wings to be airborne, scientists said.Mark Witton, palaeontologist from the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Think before you hit that “Send” button on the email


October 25th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Emails are tremendous tools. They offer great way of communicating and their “instanstability” make it very appealing to many people.Like every great tool, if it is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Now, airport scanner can reveal what’s in your bottles


October 25th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Carrying your own drinks on board planes would be possible once again-thanks to a new airport scanner developed by British scientists that can differentiate between water and liquid ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Why deaf have ’super vision’


October 11th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): Researchers have found reasons for the enhanced abilities in the remaining senses of deaf people.Researchers at the University of Western Ontario, led by Stephen Lomber of the Centre ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Here’s why people doubt climate change


September 20th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 20 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the representation of the dangers of global warming has led the people to doubt the phenomenon.The University of NSW study that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eruption of galactic ’super-volcano’ caught in action


August 20th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and NSF's Very Large Array have witnessed a galactic "super-volcano" that is erupting and blasting gas outwards.The galactic volcano in the massive galaxy M87 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian-origin scientist’s million-dollar math problem’s answer challenged


August 12th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Indian-origin computer scientist Vinay Deolalikar's claim of solving one of the world's toughest math problems has got math experts in a tizzy.The problem, P vs. NP, is one ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘The Descent: Part 2′ - a poor remake of the first


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "The Descent: Part 2"; Director: Jon Harris; Cast: Shauna Macdonald, Krysten Cummings, Douglas Hodge, Joshua Dallas, Anna Skellern, Michael J. Reynolds; Rating: **1/2Horror films are not just about ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cannabis users could be on a fast-track to dementia


June 10th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 10 (ANI): A new research undertaken at the University of Wollongong has shown that Australians rank among the world's highest cannabis users and they could be on a fast-track to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cheap, simple solution to save coral reef - transplantation


June 5th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Research says that the simplest and cheapest option to preserve coral reefs may be transplantation.Carried out by Dr Graham Forrester from the University of Rhode Island, the research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Josh Holloway Fancies Himself To Be 70, Shares His Thoughts On Beer, Fish And “Buddha Gut”


May 24th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, May 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) How many times have you wished if you could afford to look a little younger than your age? That's certainly no analogy considering the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Alabama High School Geometry Teacher Teaches Obama Assassination!


May 19th, 2010 - 2:29 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Corner High School teacher in Jefferson County Alabama was being investigated by the Secret Service after using a very bad example to teach his students all about ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Apple Earnings Makes Steve Jobs A Very Happy Man


April 21st, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Tokyo, Apr 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Apple Inc. has moved way up in the Tokyo stocks which witnessed a tremendous growth for Apple Earnings. Now that's an analogy considering the speculations ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dan Rather Apologizes For Throwing The “Watermelon”


March 13th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, March 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dan Rather, who faced criticism from all sectors for his analogy to President Barack Obama's health care strategy as that of selling watermelon by the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sarah Jessica Parker Removes Mole Due To Fan Demands


December 16th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is quite commonplace to see super models and ace Hollywood actresses opting for plastic surgery and figure correction operations. They do it to cater to the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Animal House Analogy Drawn By Gartman


December 12th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Analyst Dennis Gartman referred to the cult movie Animal House when talking about American Banking System in the latest edition of The Gartman Letter. His comparison of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Insects and bigger animals equally intelligent


November 18th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Tiny insects could be as intelligent as much bigger animals, despite dot sized brains, says a new study. "Animals with bigger brains are not necessarily more intelligent," according to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

FBI warns Obama over shifting Guantanamo detainees to US


May 22nd, 2009 - 4:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) The FBI has warned President Barack Obama of the risks involved in transferring the Guantanamo Bay detainees to the US after the controversial prison camp is permanently ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Our brains use distinct spatial signatures to represent the emotions we hear


May 15th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Geneva in Switzerland have shown that it is possible to figure out whether a person heard words spoken in anger, joy, relief, or ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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