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Depp a great character actor, says Burton


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 2 (IANS) Tim Burton and Johnny Depp have worked together on eight films, and that's because the filmmaker is in awe of Depp's ability as a ... Read more...

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‘Chasing the sun’ not just about partying


June 27th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 27 (IANS) Members of boy band, The Wanted, think their song "Chasing the Sun" could have a broader impact on the listeners as it talks about pursuing ... Read more...

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Hope for baldness cure


April 30th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) New hopes of a cure for baldness have been sparked after Japanese researchers claimed to have successfully grown hair on hairless mice, The Independent reported Monday.Scientists ... Read more...

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Chinese families adopt alligators


April 12th, 2012 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) A group of Chinese families has adopted 20 endangered alligators from a nature reserve in the country's Anhui province.The Yangtze alligator, also known as the Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Amanda Seyfried loves taxidermy


March 11th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 11 (IANS) Actress Amanda Seyfried finds taxidermy an amazing way to look after animals after they are dead.The 26-year-old is a huge fan of taxidermy and ... Read more...

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Animals build giant web to survive the Australian flood


March 8th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the wake of the recent floods that have devastated the Wagga Wagga region of Australia, some creatures have come to the realization that only teamwork can ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

15st man ‘mugged by fox’ for garlic bread


March 8th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 29-year-old man has narrated how a fox literally mugged him. Seb Baker told reporters that he had gone shopping but met the creature while returning with ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Tree lobster thought to be extinct found alive


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) The tree lobster insect that was thought to be extinct for 80 years was found alive on a rock in the South Pacific Ocean.Scientists have discovered ... Read more...

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Piranhas attack bathers in Brazil


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Brasilia, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of bathers were attacked by piranhas in South Brazil. Reports say about 20 of the victims had various wounds on parts of their bodies after ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tasmanian deaths being linked with immortal devil


February 17th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tasmania, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have discovered a frightening new cancerous cell which is contagious. The cell affects the Tasmanian devil and has so far many of the creatures. In a ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Ram and deer to marry in China


February 15th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials at a Chinese zoo have decided marry a ram and a deer. The two creatures have been attracted to each other and previous attempts to separate ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

World’s smallest frog discovered


January 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Papua New Guinea, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are convinced that a 7mm frog found on the island of Papua New Guinea could be the world’s tiniest frog. The amphibian is smaller ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Deer caught on CCTV crashing into shop


January 10th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Jersey, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) No one was injured when a deer came crashing into a shop in Woodbury Heights. The animal seemed to have strayed and smashed into the front ... Read more...

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New York subway workers launch a website for the subway rat menace


January 10th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York subway workers have come up with a way to draw public attention to the rat menace that affects them. In an unprecedented move, the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

World’s first hybrid shark found in Australia


January 4th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are anxiously monitoring the first hybrid shark found in the Australian waters. Marine scientists say the animal is a result of inbreeding between the Australian blacktip ... Read more...

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Man with 250 rare animals caught in Argentina


December 27th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Argentine police detained a Czech national who tried to board a flight to Madrid with around 250 rare reptiles and mollusks in his luggage.Airport ... Read more...

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Don’t use animals in campaigning, says Maharashtra poll panel


December 23rd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) The Maharashtra State Election Commission (SEC) Friday frowned on the use of animals by candidates for canvassing during civic body elections and warned of action against ... Read more...

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Robin Williams hates ferrets


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Actor Robin Williams has revealed that he hate ferrets because they are the "most annoying" creatures.The 60-year-old, who gave voices to two characters in animated movie ... Read more...

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Bolivian teen killed in piranha attack


December 7th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
La Paz, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For years Hollywood has made several movies about piranhas being deadly but very few people bought into that. Recently the fierce-looking fishes have been reported to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Man arrested for trying to smuggle 50 snakes on a plane


November 17th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man was arrested for trying to smuggle about 50 snakes on board a flight. The authorities at the Stockholm Arlanda Airport detected the unusual “goods” in ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Twisted trees found in Siberia are ‘proof of Bigfoot’


November 14th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Siberia, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bigfoot hunters say they have found the strongest evident yet to back their claim that creature really exist. The evidence, as presented to the world by the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Dangerous animals escape from Ohio preserve


October 19th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Zanesville, Ohio, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Schools are closed and officials are on the alert after several exotic dangerous animals escaped from their enclosures in Ohio. Residents are urged to stay indoors ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Jonathan McGowan lives off roadkill for the last 30 years


October 18th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British man believes it is “wicked” to let roadkills go waste. 44-year-old Jonathan McGowan says he has lived on animals found dead along the road and ... Read more...

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I respect Salman but don’t desire him: Asin


October 5th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Southern beauty Asin Thottumkal, who has worked with Salman Khan in "London Dreams" and "Ready", says she admires and respects the actor but has ... Read more...

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Need to maintain balance of nature: Sheila Dikshit


September 16th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) On the occasion of International Ozone Day Friday, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has urged people to maintain balance of nature to help fulfil society's ... Read more...

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Shrimps ‘rumble’ to keep predators at bay


September 9th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) How do shrimps on the ocean floor communicate to keep predators at bay, entice mates and protect their homes?Mantis shrimps make noise, seemingly in individual 'voices', ... Read more...

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Happy Feet Penguin seems to be heading the wrong way


September 6th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Sept 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are keenly following the movement of the famous penguin Happy Feet. The animal was released into the Atlantic Ocean officials at the Wellington Zoo cared for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Man found with snakes & tortoise in his pants at Miami Airport


August 30th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man tried to board a Brazilian-bound plane from Miami with seven snakes and three tortoises concealed in his pants! Officials of the Transportation Security Administration said ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Study reveals that Stress turns hair grey


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that stress could cause the hair to turn grey. The researchers admitted that the research is still in the early stages. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Colin Farrell wants to play unicorn


August 20th, 2011 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Actor Colin Farrell says he would not mind playing a unicorn in a film.The Irish actor currently stars as vampire Jerry in a remake of classic ... Read more...

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Mystery Orange goo found in Alaska is actually fungal spores


August 19th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alaska, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have announced that a mysterious orange goo recently discovered on the shoreline of an Alaskan village ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Mork and Mindy aliens spotted in East Dulwich


August 11th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The debate on the existence of aliens has been rekindled with the release of previously classified documents by Britain’s National Archives. The documents reveal among other things ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Dawson allergy troubles!


June 26th, 2011 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Actress Rosario Dawson was well medicated on the set of her new movie "The Zookeeper" because she is severely allergic to animals.The "Sin City" star plays ... Read more...

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Scientists say that Arabian Wild Unicorn is back from extinction


June 20th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists and animal conservationists are very excited following reports that the Arabian Wild Unicorn has been brought back from the brink of extinction. Any hope for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

West African dwarf crocodiles seized in London


June 10th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities entered a house in London on a mission but they ended seizing four West African dwarf crocodiles at the premises. The animals were being kept in ... Read more...

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