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Top Choices For Halloween Costumes In 2010


October 30th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Halloween is just around the corner and it is time for people to go costume hunting. Halloween is that time of the year when you can ... Read more...

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Now, 3D body scanner to tell you if you’re overweight


October 14th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): Tape measures and scales may soon become a thing of the past, as they would be replaced with a 3D body scanner.The body volume index (BVI) takes a ... Read more...

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Now, get yourself your dream body, but only in your movie


October 8th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Don't like the way you look on video? Well, you can now manipulate the images to look better-thanks to a new kind of software.Developed by Christian Theobalt of ... Read more...

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Women in urban areas more prone to breast cancer


October 6th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Urban women are more prone to breast cancer than their rural counterparts due to changing lifestyle and stress.So says Galaxy Cancer Institute's radiation oncology department director ... Read more...

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Our real-partners are poles apart from our ideal mates


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): You might have given a whole lot of thought about your ideal partner, but according to researchers, our image of the perfect mate is drastically different from our ... Read more...

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Posh, Kim Kardashian swap compliments via Twitter


September 19th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): Kim Kardashian and Victoria Beckham have been giving each other compliments via social networking site Twitter.The two seems to have struck up an unlikely new friendship."OMG one ... Read more...

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‘Demi Moore looks better than she did in her 30s’ in new Twitter pics


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 02 (ANI): Demi Moore's recent skimpy bikini pictures on Twitter show her in better shape than she did in her 30s.Mother-of-three Moore, 47, has been working hard on her health ... Read more...

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Wild Wild West Brought Back By Esprit


August 28th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It's time to rejoice with the rough stock, pay dirt and suburban US fashion with a new twist from Esprit's collection that is inspired by Rodeos.Esprit's ... Read more...

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Amazing bird flies 11,000 km nonstop, without food or rest


August 22nd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) How is it possible to fly 11,000 km without a single break? The bar-tailed godwit does it by consuming only 0.41 percent of its body weight each hour ... Read more...

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Kelly Brooks has clothes issues


August 8th, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Busty actress Kelly Brook struggles to keep her breasts covered up because she can't find clothes to fit her. The "Italian Job" actress, who has bared it all in ... Read more...

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Kelly Brook can’t find clothes to accentuate curvy figure


August 7th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): English model/actress Kelly Brook has revealed that she struggles to find clothes that fit her.Brook, 30, who shows off her bikini-buff body in the new Piranha 3D movie ... Read more...

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‘Avatars’ mirror individual’s true personality


July 27th, 2010 - 10:32 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Avatars can portray a very lifelike and accurate depiction of a person's true personality, within the virtual world, according to a new study.Dr. H. Onur Bodur of Concordia ... Read more...

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6 out of 10 dogs in UK are obese


July 26th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Pets these days are becoming fatter and less healthier, says a new UK study.The study from Glasgow University found that six out of 10 adult dogs are classified ... Read more...

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Majority of pet dogs are now overweight


July 25th, 2010 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Six out of 10 adult pet dogs are now overweight or obese, researchers at a Scottish university have found. Risk factors which made dogs in the study more likely ... Read more...

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Girls ditching size zero for hourglass figures


July 19th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): The size zero trend seems to be heading out as more and more girls are preferring to sport an hourglass figure.Sales of curve-creating underwear, accessories and ... Read more...

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Obesity ‘impairs’ women’s memory


July 15th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A new research from Northwestern Medicine has shown that obesity harms women's memory and brain function.The research also revealed that the effect is more pronounced in women who ... Read more...

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Women with wider hips may suffer memory loss later


July 15th, 2010 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Women now have yet another reason to shed extra fats as a study shows that those having wider hips are more likely to suffer from the problem of ... Read more...

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Princess Jasmine of ‘Alladin’ inspires Kim Kardashian


July 7th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian has revealed that fictional Disney cartoon character Princess Jasmine is her idol because she helped her overcome her body issues. The curvaceous socialite, who was recently ... Read more...

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Zeltiq: To Overcome The Burden Of Overwieght


June 16th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dr. Suresh Koneu Zeltiq launched an advanced, non-invasive fat reduction technology Zeltiq in San Antonio, Texas and South Central on Tuesday, June 15, 2010. Zeltiq reduces ... Read more...

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Fossilized fig wasp hasn’t changed for over 34 million years


June 16th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): World's oldest fig wasp fossil, found on the Isle of Wight, proves that this tiny, specialised insect has remained virtually unchanged for more than 34 million years.The fossil ... Read more...

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Cellphone use in schools triggers bullying among teens


June 14th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 14 (ANI): While teenagers are increasingly using cellphones in schools, but the technology also has a downside-bullying.Students at Auckland's Howick College are already using cellphones in class to store lessons, ... Read more...

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‘Avatars’ to help breed the ideal body


May 20th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 20 (ANI): Thousands of men and women from around the globe are participating in an experimental Sydney-based sex project that seeks to "breed" the ideal body.For the study, volunteers rate ... Read more...

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Health food mag fattens up thin model


May 16th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): Holland & Barrett, one of the world's leading health brands, is facing flak for 'retouching' the body shape of a model on its magazine cover to make her ... Read more...

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Australia’s Next Top Model accused of promoting super slim models


May 14th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 14 (ANI): Australia's Next Top Model producers are under fire for allegedly promoting size-zero figures amongst young girls.One of the contestants, Alison Boxer, 16, weighs 55 kilos, and has been ... Read more...

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Copepods are world’s best animal jumpers


May 12th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Copepods are tiny crustaceans that can accelerate to a speed of 500 body-lengths per second when they perform an escape jump, with greater muscle power than kangaroos, frogs ... Read more...

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“I was born in India and consider myself Punjabi by heart” - Goldy Notay


May 8th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Subhash K Jha Speaks to It's A Wonderful Afterlife's Goldy NotayWhat was it like working with Shabana Azmi and Gurinder Chadha? A bit like 3 generations of ... Read more...

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It’s official: Women, healthy or not, are concerned about their body shape


April 14th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Women who have a healthy body image still have underlying concerns about their weight, at least that's what their responses on a tried-and-true psychological screening showed.A Brigham Young ... Read more...

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Hi-tech jeans with slimming effect!


April 11th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): Give it up for the latest invention - shapewear - clothes that use the latest technology meant to help you look slimmer - by a full-size!CBS reports, while ... Read more...

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Victoria Beckham defends size zero models


February 19th, 2010 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has defended the use of size zero models. Contrary to the normal notion, the singer-turned-fashion designer insists many girls on the runways ... Read more...

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3 out of 4 teen girls happy with their bodies, reveals US survey


February 16th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A US survey has revealed that 3 out of 4 teenaged girls are happy with their bodies and are rejecting thin fashion models as being unrealistic.According to a ... Read more...

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Winehouse not used to her new look


February 4th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) It seems British singer Amy Winehouse hasn't got used to her new body shape. She threw a surprise party for goddaughter Dionne Bromfield at Shoreditch house Tuesday and ... Read more...

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Parents unaware of their kids’ weight problems


January 29th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 29 (ANI): Most parents of kids aged 4 or 5 are not aware if their children are overweight or obese, a new study has found.Researchers from the University Medical Centre ... Read more...

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Level of men’s waistband a clue to their age: Study


January 28th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): The level of a man's waistband is directly related to his age, according to a new research.The finding is based on a study of shoppers conducted by Debenhams.The ... Read more...

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The newest sexy way to shed weight - Burlates!


January 28th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 28 (ANI): Burlates, a new form of fitness that is a cross between burlesque and pilates, is set to become the latest craze in Sydney.Burlates creator Rachel St James, the ... Read more...

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Brit Burlesque beauty unwraps cabaret history in DVD to prove size zero not sexy


January 17th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 17 (ANI): British showgirl Immodesty Blaize has unwrapped a history of cabaret featuring models of different shapes and sizes in glamorous striptease acts in her first DVD Burlesque Undressed.The curvy ... Read more...

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