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The six worst things about being male (The Funny Side)


August 31st, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guys, you'll never have to sit next to noisy kids on flights any more. A policy sweeping through the airlines means all men seated next to children are moved before ... Read more...

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India rocks, say ‘Poets of the Fall’


August 28th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) Exuberant after a performance across different cities in India, the world's leading rock band "Poets of the Fall" Tuesday said they found the country "rocking" and ... Read more...

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Books are tonic for the brain


August 26th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Reading is not just another leisurely activity or a way of brushing up your literacy skills and factual knowledge - it acts as a tonic ... Read more...

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Misplaced motivation could bring on failures


March 15th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) The motivation to change bad habits with self-control might be misplaced as you could be setting yourself up for failure, says a new study."Popular views of ... Read more...

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Paracetamol takes pain out of rejection


February 26th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) A dose of paracetamol is enough to take the pain out of rejection and a broken heart, scientists say. The cure emerged in a study by ... Read more...

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‘Contraband’-predictable fun while it lasts


January 28th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Contraband"; Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Giovanni Ribisi, Kate Beckinsale; Director: Baltasar Kormakur; Rating: ***There are films made on predictable scripts. Yet their execution often raises their quality a few notches and ... Read more...

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Katy Perry now a computer game character


January 18th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has been turned into a computer game character by video game company.The 27-year-old, who recently split from husband Russell Brand, will appear ... Read more...

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Facebook game with Arab heroes who fight extremism


July 15th, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) A computer game with Arab super heroes has been launched on Facebook. The creator hopes to create a positive image for children who could be ... Read more...

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Iran launches computer game on national hero


July 13th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 13 (IANS) Iran has launched a new computer game on a national hero who defeated Dutch forces and liberated Iranian cities from colonisers, the Mehr news agency reported.The ... Read more...

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Pain of social exclusion can be deep, long-lasting


May 11th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Ostracism or being boycotted by your community may not leave outer scars but it can cause pain that often is deeper and lasts longer than a ... Read more...

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Now a robot helps autistic kids


March 9th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A robot has caused a major influence in the life of an autistic child. The child was so withdrawn that she even wouldn’t allow other little girls ... Read more...

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‘Sexy’ video game encouraging ‘flirty striptease’ awarded 12 + certificate


February 26th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): A 'sexy' computer game, in which players are encouraged to act out a 'flirty striptease', has been awarded a 12+ certificate, to the anger of politicians and parents.We ... Read more...

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Just like humans, monkeys too show self-doubt


February 21st, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Just like humans, monkeys too display self-doubt and uncertainty, according to US-based scientists.They found that macaques trained to play computer games will 'pass' rather than risk choosing the ... Read more...

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Kids prefer iPad or smartphone to a new bike


January 21st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that kids today would rather learn how to operate a computer than to learn how to ride a bike or how to swim.Software ... Read more...

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‘Faulty switch’ behind mind wandering identified in kids


January 6th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Brain scans of youngsters with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have shown for the first time why they have difficulty in concentrating.They suggest that such children require either ... Read more...

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Snacking at your keyboard makes you eat more


December 17th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Many of us absentmindedly reach for snacks with one hand while tapping away on the keyboard with the other. Now scientists say that eating at your desk makes ... Read more...

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Eating at your desk ‘could make you fat’


December 17th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Eating at your desk makes you far more likely to snack later in the day, say scientists.The researchers from the University of Bristol were studying the ways in ... Read more...

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Computer games ‘use psychological ploys to keep players hooked’


December 6th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): A new investigation has revealed that computer games contain influential psychological devices that make some people play compulsively.A simple technique based on a 1950s study of rats ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus’ Grand Plans For Her Birthday!


November 24th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Miley remarked that she practices dance steps with her Mom via a computer game but her mother always wins at the end of it.  Miley also added that the mother-daughter duo ... Read more...

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Mean gene turns people into misers


November 4th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) If you know someone who never gives a treat or who rarely pays for his share of a meal, don't blame him - blame his mean genes.Scientists have ... Read more...

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MRI scans reveal ‘unique brain activity in people who bluff’


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 2 (ANI): People who bluff exhibit a unique brain activity as seen in MRI scans, a study revealed.The US team said that the study could help shed light into what ... Read more...

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Brain imaging reveals how we learn from failure and success


October 14th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have used brain imaging to reveal how people and animals learn from failure and success.The team from Bristol University scanned the brains of ... Read more...

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New computer game based on Iron Curtain dubbed ‘tasteless’


September 30th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): A new computer game based on the Iron Curtain has been dubbed as being "tasteless and inappropriate" by victims of the former East Germany regime.The game, called ... Read more...

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Gazza’s latest addiction - an iPad computer game


September 21st, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 21 (ANI): Footie legend Paul Gascoigne has a new addiction - an iPad computer game -'Angry Birds'. The player, who is currently fighting alcohol addiction, was so taken in with ... Read more...

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Mother obsessed with computer game neglects kids and pets


September 14th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman who got so obsessed with playing an Internet game, has been given six months suspended sentence for three charges of child neglect and two charges of ... Read more...

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Computer Game Obsessed Mother Neglects Her Children


September 14th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Getting carried away by the virtual reality is nothing new for hard core gamers. But surprisingly a woman managed to forget her children and ... Read more...

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Video game obsessed Brit mum left kids to eat cold baked beans


September 13th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 13 (ANI): A Brit mother, who got so addicted to computer game that she left her children to eat cold baked beans from the tin, has been given a suspended ... Read more...

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I’m a perfectionist when it comes to fight sequences: Jake Gyllenhaal


September 8th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 8 (ANI): Jake Gyllenhaal toils really hard in his quest for perfection when it comes to his acting career.Dedicated Jake put himself through the mill for his latest role ... Read more...

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Woods may skip Ryder Cup over reluctance to pay 1 million pound tax bill


August 10th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.10 (ANI): American golfing great Tiger Woods' reluctance to accept a Ryder Cup wild card may in part be due to a one million pound tax bill he could face ... Read more...

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James Bond is the Ultimate Icon for Brit men


August 7th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): James Bond has been declared the Ultimate Icon for British men in a new online poll.The big screen spy-most recently portrayed by Daniel Craig-topped a poll of ... Read more...

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James Bond is ‘ultimate icon’ for British men


August 7th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 7 (IANS) Big screen spy James Bond has been voted the "Ultimate Icon" for British men in a new online poll by magazine AsKMen UK. The movie spy most ... Read more...

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Foldit computer game that tackles protein folding becomes a rage


August 5th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): Foldit, which turns one of the hardest problems in molecular biology into a game a bit reminiscent of Tetris, has become a rage among common people as it ... Read more...

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Brain fitness program improves visual memory in older adults


July 15th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A commercial brain fitness program has been shown to improve memory in older adults, at least in the period soon after training.The UCSF research shows that simple visual ... Read more...

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NASA All Set To Offer Virtual Moonbase To Gamers


July 4th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although sending astronauts on moon some time soon surely does not seem on cards for NASA, computer game lovers would surely get an opportunity to experience ... Read more...

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Recreation of Twilight: Eclipse as 8-bit computer game is a YouTube hit


July 1st, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): The Twilight Saga: Eclipse has been released as an 8-bit computer game, which has caused a frenzy on YouTube already.The interactive video game offers the viewer to choose ... Read more...

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