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What makes music beautiful?


January 20th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): A new research examines what is it about music that appeals to our senses.The new study suggests that the brain simplifies complex patterns, much in the same way ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kate Moss gets ‘Best-Dressed Woman Of The Decade’ title from Vogue


November 17th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Kate Moss has been named the best-dressed woman of the past ten years.In the first list of its kind compiled by Vogue, the supermodel was judged to have ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cleopatra’s pearl dissolving trick is no fiction


July 28th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): The legend has it that in a bid to win a bet, Cleopatra quaffed a vinegar martini made with a dissolved pearl, "the largest in the whole ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Socrates’ trial was legally just, says Cambridge classicist


June 8th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): A Cambridge University classicist says that the trial and execution of Athenian philosopher Socrates was justified by the law of the time.Professor Paul Cartledge says that Socrates ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Idea of infinity stretched back to third century B.C.


February 18th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new analysis of a medieval manuscript has pushed back the first mathematical use of the concept of actual infinity by some 2,000 years, all the way ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Religious viewers send me hate mail for not crediting God: Attenborough


January 27th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.27 (ANI): BBC television presenter and conservationist Sir David Attenborough has claimed that religious viewers send him hate mail for not crediting God for his natures bountiful benefits, and he ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Greek “computer” helped sports fans track ancient Olympics


July 31st, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A new research has indicated that a Greek machine, sometimes called the world''s first computer, could have helped sports fans track the cyclical schedule of ancient athletic ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ancient Olympics spirit worked on winning is everything philosophy


June 29th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Ancient Olympics ideals differ dramatically from the way the games are played today, says a University of Maryland classicist who has researched the Olympic past heavily.The ancient ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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