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Carrots motivate workers, not sticks: Study


June 21st, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) Workers seem to respond positively to the promise of reward or carrots, than they do to the threat of punishment or sticks, finds a new study. ... Read more...

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Scientists uncover ‘dark side’ of beta-carotene


May 3rd, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Consuming excessive amounts of beta-carotene, an antioxidant that imparts colour to carrots, sweet potatoes and certain greens, could be hazardous for health, says a study.Scientists at ... Read more...

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People more likely to eat fruits within reach


May 1st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Want to stay healthy - then place fruits in a clear bowl within arm's reach, so that you could help yourself whenever you felt the urge ... Read more...

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Stinking of rotten fish, woman took 10 showers a day


April 17th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) A British woman suffers from a rare metabolic disorder that makes her stink like rotten fish. Strangers shout at her in the streets and she even ... Read more...

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McDonald playing around with new chicken recipes


May 23rd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) McDonald’s have announced that their chicken will not taste Italian again because the recipe has been changed. The menu’s director of the eatery, Dan Coudreaut, made ... Read more...

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Voices against Goa’s ‘no fail’ policy till Class 8


May 14th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 14 (IANS) Headmasters of schools in Goa have opposed a state government directive, as per the Right to Education (RTE) Act, that no student between Class 1 and ... Read more...

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Kristen Wiig shines in ‘Bridesmaids’


May 13th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kristen Wiig has revealed what went into the writing of her first movie script. The “Saturday Night Live” star co-wrote the script for the movie “Bridesmaids.” ... Read more...

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Chimps lose out by ‘aping dominant member of the group’


April 24th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): A Georgia State University researcher has hinted that a chimpanzee is unable to use its own initiative to gain the best possible reward if it behaves differently from ... Read more...

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Moss seduces rabbit in ad


April 20th, 2011 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss has shot a bizarre commercial for a South American fashion chain in which she is seen seducing a giant rabbit.The beauty is shown ... Read more...

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Carrots can help prevent breast cancer


April 6th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Carrots can halt the progression of breast cancer in the early stages of the disease, a study says.The retinoic acid, which is contained in carrot, also ... Read more...

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English gardener banned from vegetable show for ‘being too good’


February 14th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A 73-year-old gardener from England has been forbidden entry in the vegetable competition at his village show because he is too good.David Stirzaker, a keen vegetable grower, has ... Read more...

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PETA’s new Veggie Love ad for Super Bowl deemed too raunchy for TV


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): An advert by PETA showing scantily clad models in raunchy poses with vegetables has been deemed too risque to be aired on television during the Super Bowl.People for ... Read more...

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Winter Vegetable Gardening Tips One Can Benefit From


January 13th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It would be wrong to assume that summer is the only season when you can grow vegetables in your garden. It is also possible to raise ... Read more...

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Carrots ‘make people more attractive’


January 8th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Those who eat fruit and vegetables such as carrots and plums are considered more attractive, say scientists.Their research has shown that men and women whose skin has a ... Read more...

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Health benefits of organic onions, carrots overestimated: Study


January 6th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Organically grown onions, carrots, and potatoes generally do not have higher levels of healthful antioxidants and related substances than vegetables grown with traditional fertilizers and pesticides, say scientists.In ... Read more...

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Escalating prices of veggies make the common man sigh


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) When Kamala Devi moved to Delhi from Bihar 10 years back, hoping for a better life, she never thought that some day she would think of going ... Read more...

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Natalie Portman Goes Through Rigorous Training For ‘Black Swan’


November 29th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Portman had to look and perform like a professional ballet dancer so she had to undergo the painful training periods for getting into the skin of the character. The 29-year-old actress ... Read more...

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Organic veggies don’t have healthy antioxidants


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Organically grown onions, carrots, and potatoes generally do not have higher levels of healthful antioxidants and related substances than vegetables grown with traditional fertilizers and pesticides, scientists have ... Read more...

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Organic onions, carrots ‘do not have higher levels of healthy antioxidants’


November 4th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): Organically grown onions, carrots, and potatoes generally do not have higher levels of healthful antioxidants and related substances than vegetables grown with traditional fertilizers and pesticides, scientists have ... Read more...

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Tips on how to grow winter greens


October 27th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the winter fast approaches, taking advantage of the climatic conditions to grow some green vegetables might be a great idea.Whether you are doing gardening for ... Read more...

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US says no free lunch, but Pakistan’s demand was for aid and Kashmir mediation


October 24th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Ali WaqarLahore, Oct.24 (ANI): While the United States has agreed to give an additional two billion dollars as aid in the form of military assistance to Pakistan, it seems to ... Read more...

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Vitamin A pill could protect the sight of millions


October 18th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) A drug based on vitamin A could prevent millions from going blind as they get older, say researchers.The treatment was able to stop the most common cause of ... Read more...

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Vitamin A pill ‘can prevent old-age related blindness in millions’


October 18th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): A new study has revealed that a drug based on vitamin A could prevent millions from going blind as they get older.Researchers found that the drug fenretinide, found ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama admits she’s a “lover” of french fries


September 14th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): America's First Lady Michelle Obama has confessed her love for French fries and has admitted that her daughters enjoy mac and cheese.However, at the National Restaurant Association's fall ... Read more...

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Australia votes the carrot as its favourite vegetable


September 6th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 6 (ANI): A survey has found that the carrot is the favourite vegetable of Australians.Almost two out of every three households in the country included carrots in their weekly shopping ... Read more...

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A woman allergic to money, rainfall and more


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) A British woman is allergic to almost everything. She even gets a reaction from touching money and rainfall on her head. Yvonne Simon suffers from allergy from almost every ... Read more...

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Kids should start their meal with veggies


May 6th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Want your kids to eat more vegetables? Then give it to them at the start of a meal and gradually increase the amount, says new research. "We have ... Read more...

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Veggies in first course can improve preschoolers’ appetite


May 6th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Providing vegetables in the first course of lunch to preschoolers may increase their chances of eating more vegetables, say researchers.Penn State nutrition researchers conducted several experiments based on ... Read more...

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Darius Declared To Be The World’s Biggest Rabbit


April 30th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Annette Edwards, 57-year-old English female, made news the last time when she underwent plastic surgery worth $ 16,000 to appear like the cartoon character, ... Read more...

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Pooch missing for two months found stuck in rabbit hole


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): A dog missing for over two months was found stuck in a rabbit hole close to the owner's home.Heather Harrison, 51, from St Cyrus, Angus, believes she passed ... Read more...

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Indian-origin Masterchef champ’s son prefers biscuits to his meals!


April 8th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 8 (ANI): Dhruv Baker may have been crowned as the winner of the cookery game show Masterchef but he admits there is someone who hates the meals he cooks - ... Read more...

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Three-and-a-half stone rabbit sets world record


April 5th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 5 (ANI): A three-and-a-half stone, four feet three inches long rabbit has got itself into the Guinness World Record as the world's biggest.Darius, a Continental Giant, is just 13 months ... Read more...

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Chocolate Powered and Veggie Made Race-car?


March 11th, 2010 - 3:47 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A team based at Warwick University, the Warwick Innovative Manufacturing Research Team has unveiled a Formula Three Type Race car that is entirely made up of food products! ... Read more...

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Campbell’s Soup is Changing With The Times


February 18th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Florida, Feb 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The makers of Campbell's soup, that mmm mmm good can of nostalgic flavor, had decided to revamp their product, hoping to bring back customers who may not ... Read more...

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3st rabbit munching his way into Guinness World Records!


February 16th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London Feb 16 (ANI): A three stone rabbit is set to get itself into the Guinness World Record as the world's heaviest.At just 12 months old and four foot long, the Continental ... Read more...

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