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Indian roller skater breaks world record


July 27th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) An 11-year-old Indian boy broke a world record by flattening himself enough to skim under poles just 6.75 inches from the ground, Daily Mail reported Friday.At ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Azlan Shah Cup: India gear up for New Zealand


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 23 (IANS) Keeping an eye on the Olympics, India will be looking to fine tune their strategy as they kick-off their campaign in the Azlan Shah Cup ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Astronomers identify extremely unusual galaxy


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 22 (IANS) Astronomers have identified an extremely rare galaxy resembling an emerald-cut diamond, a shape totally unlike any other in existence.Astronomers from Australia, Germany, Switzerland and Finland discovered ... Read more...

Posted in World |

SAARC can bring real cooperation in South Asia (Comment)


January 6th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
At last India and Pakistan, it seems, have woken up to the need for genuine cooperation in South Asia where countries of the region start depending on each other for those ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia’s unrest simmers, but life as usual in Moscow


December 19th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 19 (IANS) The streets of Moscow and its broad thoroughfares, at first glance, do not reflect the mood of the nation. As Russians go about their work, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Men, women look differently at nude ads


July 17th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) The saying that 'sex sells' may be popular among advertisers. But a study shows taht men and women look differently in advertisements featuring bikini clad women. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Girl forced into begging rescued in China


April 25th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 25 (IANS) A nine-year-old girl, who was abducted in China and then forced to beg, was reunited after 35 days with her parents who said "she was so ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A 23-passenger-Superbus that can travel at 155mph!


April 14th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): A design team from TU Delft University has unveiled a 15ft-long, six-wheeled Superbus.Aerodynamic and luxurious Superbus, which on the first glance looks like a cross between the Batmobile ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Single lens produces 3D microscopic images


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 22 (ANI): A lens that enables microscopic objects to be seen from nine different angles at once to create a 3D image has been invented by engineers at the Ohio ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Engineers invent lens for 3D microscope


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Engineers have designed a lens that enables microscopic objects to be seen from nine different angles at once to create a 3D image. Other 3D microscopes ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A new swimsuit that boosts your booty without surgery!


March 7th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 7 (ANI): An Australian swimwear company has launched a new design that helps maximize a woman's bottom without going under the knife.The extraordinary one-piece, called the Booty Suit, is the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cat that looks like Harry Potter baddie struggling to find new home


February 11th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): An ugly stray cat in Britain has been unable to find a new home - because it looks so much like the Harry Potter villain Lord Voldemort.The abandoned ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Archeologists reveal Boston brothel secrets


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 03 (ANI): A team of archaeology students from Boston University are studying Boston's infamous Big Dig construction project to find out what how the residents of one Boston brothel lived.Boston's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The science behind avoiding falls while standing in buses, subway trains


February 1st, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Feb 1 (ANI): A team of researchers in Canada have discovered how standing subway and bus riders can avoid toppling over with every start and stop of the vehicle.Researchers at Simon ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Knee protectors can cause skin problems


January 12th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new research has revealed that knee protectors can form allergenic substances on the skin."Substances that appear at first glance to be harmless can cause allergic reactions since ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Beyonce excited about tattoo on ring finger


November 24th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Singer Beyonce Knowles has got a tattoo on her ring finger and she likes it so much that she has put a ring on it.She showed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Why snakes don’t need wings to fly


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that some species of snake can stay airborne for up to 79 feet.The acrobatic arboreal snakes, all in the genus Chrysopelea, use what's known as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

North of England becomes ‘the world’s top hotspot for UFO sightings’


November 9th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): The North of England has been crowned the world's top hotspot for UFO sightings last night."At the moment the North of England seems to be having more than ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lamp Shades Made Of Human Skin: Not An Asset


November 6th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Jacobson reportedly owns a lampshade that is made of human skin. In the first glance any body can mistake it for an antique lamp shade ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Will Proposition 22 Cripple The Government?


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Proposition 22 is creating a wide debate among political commentators and ordinary folks alike, with many people being skeptical about it. The proposition if passed will ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Politics |

Pumpkin Seeds Recipes For Halloween


October 25th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many people unknowingly waste one of the tastiest snacks ever while carving pumpkins. Seldom are people aware of the potential of the pumpkin seeds as a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Republican Christine O’Donnell Questions The Separation Of Church And State


October 20th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Delaware Senate Candidates Democrat Chris Coons and Republican Christine O’Donnell met at the Widener University’s School of Law for another round of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Underground Antarctic ‘telescope’ to trace cosmic rays


October 19th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) A "telescope" buried deep under Antarctic ice has detected the first signals that scientists hope will allow them to identify the source of mysterious particles that bombard Earth ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Kiwi swimmer Bell’s future on the line over Delhi CWG booze-ban violation


October 16th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Oct 16 (ANI): New Zealand swimmer Daniel Bell would reportedly be called to a meeting next week to discuss his future in the sport after he was sent home in disgrace ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Average Brit woman owns 12 items of clothing that do not fit


October 8th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): A study has found that the average British woman has 12 items of clothing worth 289 pounds, which are never worn because they are either too big or ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Making mega sporting events viable - the Singapore way (Comment)


October 1st, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar A majority of contingents from across the globe have given the thumbs-up to the facilities, the environment and of course the security at the 9th Commonwealth Games here, yet it ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pondering over facilities as Games excitement builds up


October 1st, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Following the storm is the calm, and excitement and expectations are building up as the countdown for the 2010 Commonwealth Games nears its finish.A majority ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Colourful penguins didn’t don trademark black and white swimsuit 36m yrs ago


October 1st, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Newly discovered fossil feathers have revealed that the trademark black and white swimsuit of penguins came later in evolution-an evolutionary development that could have also made them better ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shiseido model’s photo with disconnected limbs branded “Photoshop disaster”


September 29th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): Japan's cosmetics giant Shiseido's badly edited photograph showing a model with disconnected limbs, which was used as publicity material, has been dubbed as a "Photoshop disaster".At first glance ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Deceiving yourself not such a bad idea after all


September 29th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): Do you think simply denying the facts is unreasonable? Well, not really, for scientists believe that sometimes it may actually be useful to deceive yourself.Bochum's philosophers Prof. Dr. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Analysts predict turbulence during N.Korean succession battle


September 29th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.29 (ANI): With North Korean leader Kim Jong-il appointing his youngest son as an army general, and giving him his first known official title in an apparent sign that he is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blu Homes To Fight Hurricane Blues


September 27th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Sep 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Hurricane season is here and as expected tension and fear is high among the people living in Hurricane prone zones. The people though have finally ... Read more...

Posted in World |

“Sister Wives”: Polygamy On TV


September 27th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The new reality series "Sister Wives" premiered on Sunday evening on TLC. The show revolves around a real life Utah family in USA in which a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Double eye of Venus polar vortex disappears


September 24th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): Using data from ESA's Venus Express spacecraft, a new animation has shown that the double eye of the giant vortex at Venus's South pole has disappeared.Dr. Giuseppe ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Virginia Woman Sonya Thomas Becomes Speed Eating Champion


September 6th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Sep 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) At the first glance it is really hard to imagine that the skinny woman would be able to eat 181 chicken wings in just ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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