distraction

Hemsworth impatient with Miley Cyrus


August 1st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Philadelphia, Aug 1 (IANS) Actor Liam Hemsworth is reportedly growing impatient with fiancee Miley Cyrus as she is proving to be a distraction during his shooting hours.Hemsworth is shooting ... Read more...

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Too much, too little noise erodes creativity


May 15th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Too much or too little noise can erode creativity among consumers, something which both marketers and admen should take note of, says a new research. Ambient ... Read more...

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Anticipating SMSes, calls too contribute to car crashes


April 30th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Anticipating calls or text messages too while driving may contribute to car crashes, says a new study which explores how cell phone use is responsible for ... Read more...

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Jet pilots abort landing after phone distraction


April 19th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) The pilots of an international flight had to abort touch-down because the captain was distracted by his mobile phone, Daily Mail reported Thursday.Australian Jetstar flight JQ57 ... Read more...

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Three killed in latest prison riot in northern Mexico


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by BNO News
MONTERREY, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- Three inmates were killed on Tuesday when a riot broke out at a prison near the metropolitan area of Monterrey in northern Mexico, an official said on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Lonely’ Clooney feels sleepless


February 19th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 19 (IANS) Actor George Clooney says he feels "lonely" while attending public events and says he goes through "a very tough time" sleeping."Turning off the television causes ... Read more...

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Ringtones distract you from remembering, study reveals


February 15th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Keeping your mobile phone in the silent mode could help you remember things more easily because ringtones, especially catchy songs that you like, can be distracting.A ... Read more...

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Thieves who ripped off Santa return toys


December 30th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 30 (IANS/AKI) Thieves who ripped off Santa Claus have returned the bag of toys with a note saying "sorry". Businessman Giorgio Abbruzese dressed as Santa Dec 24 was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Touch-screen devices distract drivers’


December 21st, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 21 (IANS) Portable touch-screen devices in cars distract drivers and increase the risk of accidents, Australian scientists said Wednesday.The research team was led by author Kristie Young from ... Read more...

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Brooke Mueller checks into rehab


December 14th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 14 (IANS) Charlie Sheen's ex-wife Brooke Mueller, who was due to take at-home rehab treatment, has checked into a rehabilitation centre to deal with substance abuse problems."Brooke ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

(After 12) For life without a cellphone - dial in (Feature)


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Ankit Varma pores over his worn out, slightly yellowed diary, tracks his own smudged handwriting for a number and thumbs in the digits on his ... Read more...

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Brett Ratner quits as Oscar producer


November 9th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Brett Ratner has resigned as the producer of Academy Awards after he came under fire for making insensitive comments."Being asked to help put on ... Read more...

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Hibernian goalkeeper Graham Stack arrested


November 9th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hibernia, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hibernia goalkeeper Graham Stack has been arrested for engaging in a bar brawl. The 30-year-old was held on suspicion that he assaulted male patron of the bar. ... Read more...

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My Pietersen comments not character assassination: Swann


October 28th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) England's stand-in Twenty20 skipper Graeme Swann says his comments in his autobiography that Kevin Pietersen was not a natural leader did not amount to character assassination."It ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Jack Swagger vs Evan Bourne


October 1st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jack Swagger made his way to the ring last night to the tune of Dolph Zigler's theme music on 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown.” Both Zigler and Vickie Guerrero ... Read more...

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Drug creates lasting personality change


September 29th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) A single dose of drug psilocybin, a mushroom hallucinogen, was enough to bring about personality changes in nearly 60 percent of the people in a research. ... Read more...

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Australia lifts ban on women in military combat


September 28th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Australia has lifted all restrictions on the roles, including front-line combat, that women can carry out in its armed forces."Suitably-qualified" women soldiers will be able ... Read more...

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Strauss hopes Test will bring back country’s feel good factor


August 9th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 9 (IANS) England's skipper Andrew Strauss said the recent riots here have not affected the team's preparations and they are focused on Wednesday's Test against India to restore ... Read more...

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Dozen unreleased songs of Amy Winehouse could be released soon


July 28th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports that a dozen of Amy Winehouse’s unreleased songs could be released soon. The news was confirmed by a spokesperson for Universal. It ought to ... Read more...

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Lord’s awaits Tendulkar’s signature


July 20th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar likes to leave his imprints on history. The magnitude of the occasion gets the best out of him. And the moment will not ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

WWE Smackdown: Opening Spat & Kane vs Orton


July 16th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night on 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown' it was the last showing before the upcoming 'WWE Money in the Bank' pay per view event which will be held ... Read more...

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US mulls banning phone use while driving


July 13th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS/EFE) In a desperate bid to bring down road accidents, the US is looking at steps to curb the use of mobile telephones while driving. US Transportation Secretary ... Read more...

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Distraction could help you deal with strong emotions


July 6th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) The intensity of emotions at any particular time could drive our responses to life's ups and downs. For instance, emotions are useful - for example, fear ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

WWE Raw: Miz & R Truth vs John Cena & Alex Riley


June 7th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night on 'WWE Monday Night Raw', the winner of 'WWE Tough Enough' was announced to be “Silent Rage” who is otherwise known as “Big Andy.” Soon after, ... Read more...

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Red colour makes people react faster, more forcefully


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) People react faster and more forcefully when they see red colour, says a study."Red enhances our physical reactions because it is seen as a danger cue," ... Read more...

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‘Multiple media’ proves to be a distraction for multitaskers


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 02 (ANI): A new study of media multitasking by Boston College researchers have indicated that multitaskers who think they can successfully divide their attention between the program on their television ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obama releases long form birth certificate to end debate


April 27th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday released his long form birth certificate in an attempt to stop ongoing conspiracy theories about his place of birth.Conspiracy theories regarding ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

White House releases Obama’s birth certificate


April 27th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) The White House Wednesday morning showed reporters a copy of President Barack Obama's birth certificate and also posted a copy on its official website.Obama is ... Read more...

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Gizmos replacing pens as kids’ essential classroom kit: Survey


April 24th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 24 (ANI): Children are turning up at school fully equipped with mobile phones, iPods and MP3 players, but not the basic essential of a single pen.According to a survey of ... Read more...

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Jindal will sign “birther bill” if passed by Louisiana legislature


April 20th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Indian-origin Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has said he would sign a "birther bill" if the legislature passes it, despite the fact that his fellow Republican Governor Jan ... Read more...

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Male drivers are twice as likely to crash because of distraction


April 18th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): A new research has indicated that men are worse drivers.Research by Santander Insurance found that men are twice as likely to crash because of distractions, reports the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

WWE Raw: Bri Bella vs Eve Torrez


April 12th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night on WWE Raw, Eve Torrez had to defend her Diva's Championship against Bri Bella. Eve took a permanent magic marker and placed an “X” on Bri's ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Teddy Long Makes Christian/Del Rio Match


April 9th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As WWE Friday Night Smackdown began, Alberto Del Rio came to the ring to complain about his car which Edge destroyed at Wrestlemania Sunday night in Atlanta, ... Read more...

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WIFW to continue with fashion quiz


April 4th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) "Whats Haute", a fashion quiz that made its successful debut at last season's Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW), returns for the autumn/winter edition beginning ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian team almost went out to play on empty stomach against Pakistan


April 1st, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni revealed Friday that his players had almost missed their meal during Wednesday's semifinal against Pakistan in Mohali.Dhoni said that the staff ... Read more...

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