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Mystery behind cats, zebra stripes to be solved?


September 21st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) With the help of a newly-discovered animal gene, the US scientists appear to be closer to unravel the mystery behind origin of cats' stripes.The gene ... Read more...

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Police suspect ‘inside job’ in Kate photos


September 21st, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) British police have launched a probe to ascertain how the photographer took his shots of Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton and knew exactly where to take ... Read more...

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Facebook makes it harder for broken hearts to heal


September 21st, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Before the age of internet, a relationship ended with complete sundering of ties as both partners moved on. But Facebook with 900 million users is now ... Read more...

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Women more nostalgic than men about sex with ex


September 21st, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A study in Britain has found more women than men look back with longing on past relationships and admit to having had better sex with their ... Read more...

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Rapist exposes himself to judge in Britain


September 21st, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) A 28-year-old rapist in Britain shocked everyone in a courtroom when he exposed himself to a judge after being brought to give his plea.Mawawe Ibraham Karam ... Read more...

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Many Britons don’t mind having kids without marrying


September 20th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) British family life appears to have undergone a major change as for the first time the number of unmarried couples with children has equalled those who ... Read more...

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Scientists design first ever brain atlas


September 20th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Scientists have designed a comprehensive and interactive brain atlas, accessible on the internet to advance neurological research.The Allen Institute for Brain Science, Seattle, US, created the ... Read more...

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Lewinsky set to embarrass Clinton in tell-all book


September 19th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky is reportedly going to pen a tell-all book about her affair with Bill Clinton which may reveal her intimate love ... Read more...

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‘Leather could be grown in a lab’


September 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) The leather jacket that you have always fancied could actually be made with stuff grown in a lab, according to a firm backed by PayPal billionaire ... Read more...

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Poland drought reveals 400-year-old sunken treasure


September 19th, 2012 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Thanks to a drought that dried up a Polish river, more than 10 tonnes of marble statues, fountains and palace pillars looted from Polish rulers, believed ... Read more...

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Russia reveals huge diamond source under asteroid crater


September 18th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Russia can supply diamonds across world markets for the next 3,000 years. The government has revealed a vast diamond source under a 100-km-wide crater that was ... Read more...

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‘Recycling’ ATM gives cash for old mobile phones


September 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) A recycling ATM offers gadget freaks the option to trade in their discarded mobile phones for cash, rather than dumping them when they go in for ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia shuts down lingerie shops with male staff


September 17th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has ordered closure of around 100 lingerie shops in Riyadh for violating new regulations that ban men from working as sales staff, the Daily ... Read more...

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Safer to sit in the back of the plane: Crash test


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) A passenger jet deliberately smashed into the ground has led experts to believe that passengers sitting at the back would have the best chance of survival, ... Read more...

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Scientists salvage humble bread’s reputation


September 14th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Scientists have rubbished decades of bad publicity directed at the humble bread for allegedly causing a host of complaints such as fatigue, stomach ache, bloating and ... Read more...

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Kennedy was not interested in space travel


September 13th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Former US president John F. Kennedy was initially very hesitant about space travel, and could not be convinced that all rockets were not a waste of ... Read more...

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Scottish wildcats may become extinct, only 35 left


September 13th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Scottish wildcats may be the next species to be wiped out from the earth, as conservationists say the numbers of pure-bred cats may have fallen to ... Read more...

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Woman survives four days in freezer


September 13th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) A 59-year-old American woman managed to survive after spending at least four days in a large freezer.Theresa Christian from Tulsa, Oklahoma, was reported missing by her ... Read more...

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Did King Tut die of disease that gave him breasts?


September 13th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamen probably suffered from an inheritable form of temporal lobe epilepsy that gave him abnormally large breasts, according to the Daily Mail.Tutankhamen was revered ... Read more...

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Risk-glorifying video games linked to teen-age accidents


September 13th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Playing risk-glorifying video games like Grand Theft Auto is likely to prompt teenagers to become more reckless in driving and becoming involved in accidents and other ... Read more...

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‘Crows highly social like humans’


September 13th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Crows are far more socially well connected and seem to share information than suspected, a Scotland research claims, saying they have human-like networks of friends and ... Read more...

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Egyptian’s 31 inch biceps crowned world’s biggest


September 12th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) An Egyptian-born bodybuilder's 31-inch biceps have been crowned the biggest in the world, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.Moustafa Ismail, 24, has spent 10 years pumping iron ... Read more...

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Patients get well soon with caring doctors


September 12th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Patients with more sympathetic, understanding doctors have better outcomes and fewer complications, a study suggests.By measuring a doctor's understanding of a patient's concerns and an intention ... Read more...

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Egyptian minister arrested for groping in London


September 12th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) An Egyptian sports minister tried to claim diplomatic immunity after being arrested for groping a tourist while in London with his country's paralympic delegation, the Daily ... Read more...

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Fatty diet during pregnancy may cause cancer in offspring


September 12th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Pregnant women who gorge on fatty foods may increase the chances of their daughters and even grand-daughters developing breast cancer in later life, the Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Long work hours raise risk of heart disease


September 12th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Working more than eight hours a day raises the risk of heart disease by 80 percent, researchers say.The warning follows analysis of 12 studies dating back ... Read more...

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Cell phone users hear ‘phantom ringing’


September 12th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Millions of people worldwide can feel their cell phones buzzing in their pockets, only to be taken for a ride by the phantom ringing. It may ... Read more...

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Smart curtains that could replace your burglar alarm


September 11th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Researchers have developed an anti-theft system based on a woven fabric that triggers an alarm when penetrated by intruders, the Daily Mail reported.The smart fabric enables ... Read more...

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100 threatened animals, plants face extinction by 2020


September 11th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) An international consortium of more than 8,000 scientists has called for urgent help to save Earth's 100 most threatened animals, plants and fungi, the Daily Mail ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

I am too racist for case: Juror tells judge


September 11th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) A juror told a British court that his homophobic and racist views have made it impossible for him to be impartial, the Daily Mail reported.In a ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man in Britain dies in house blaze


September 11th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) A 57-year-old Indian-origin man in Britain died when his wife left a hot hairdryer on his bed, starting a fire, a media report said Tuesday.Beautician Bina ... Read more...

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Cambridge loses No.1 spot to MIT


September 11th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Cambridge has slipped from the number one spot in the prestigious world ranking of universities after being overtaken by America's Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).MIT is ... Read more...

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Harry to visit China to improve tense relations


September 10th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Prince Harry has reportedly been asked by the Foreign Office to visit China next year to help improve tense British relations with the country, the Daily ... Read more...

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Human excrement found in cigarettes in Britain


September 10th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Human excrement, asbestos, mould and dead flies have been found in cigarettes being smoked regularly in Britain, the Daily Mail reported.Investigators working for the tobacco industry ... Read more...

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Two British policewomen sacked for racial abuse


September 10th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Two women police officers in Britain have been sacked after a colleague recorded them having a conversation in which one said that black people looked like ... Read more...

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