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‘Madagascar 3′ - cramped but triple the fun (IANS Movie Review)


June 9th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Madagascar 3"; Cast: Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock; Directors: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon; Rating: ***As a film franchise progresses, its creators face a unique problem. They ... Read more...

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New tool shows dinosaurs lighter than thought


June 6th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Scientists have developed a tool to measure the weight and size of dinosaurs precisely and discovered they are not as heavy as previously thought. Biologists used ... Read more...

Posted in World |

50 Cent hospitalised


May 18th, 2012 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Rapper 50 Cent has reportedly been hosptialised with a stomach virus.The 36-year-old tweeted a picture of himself surrounded by cuddly toys, including a giraffe, elephant ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Madagascar 3′ on Indian screens June 8 (With Images)


April 17th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The third instalment of animation film "Madagascar" is set to release in India June 8."Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" will narrate the story of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Man hospitalized after being headbutted by giraffe


March 6th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pretoria, South Africa, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 32-year-old man has been hospitalized after he was headbutted by a giraffe. Paramedics say the man was trying to draw a blood from the ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

A stray dogs inaugural Indian GP practice run


October 28th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 28 (IANS) Dog dammit. A stray dog delayed the first practice session of the inaugural Indian Grand Prix at the state-of-the-art Buddh International Circuit here Friday. A ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Baby giraffe born at Cincinnati zoo


April 5th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cincinnati, April 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A baby giraffe has been born at the Cincinnati Zoo. The giraffe was born to parents Tessa and Kimba on Saturday.The zoo announced that this is the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Animals’ thighbones study reveals how they can efficiently carry loads


March 9th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): A new research has revealed that the structures inside animals' thighbones enable them to support huge loads whilst being relatively lightweight.The researchers say the findings could lead to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why Alzheimer’s patients could forget that zebras have stripes


December 21st, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A normal person wouldn't forget that a zebra has stripes or that a giraffe has four legs because these are concepts related to semantic memory - something that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Baby twin giraffes born in China zoo


December 18th, 2010 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 18 (IANS) A giraffe at a zoo in northern China has given birth to the country's first pair of giraffe twins.The mother, named Bei Bei, delivered the male giraffe twins ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Giraffe-sized dinos pole-vaulted to fly


November 16th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) A giraffe-sized dinosaur, previously thought to be too heavy to fly, virtually pole-vaulted over its own wings to be airborne, scientists said.Mark Witton, palaeontologist from the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Abbey Clancy terrified her baby will be lanky like Peter Crouch


October 23rd, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Lingerie model Abbey Clancy has revealed that she is terrified of the thought that her baby with lanky footballer Peter Crouch will turn out to look like a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

How sloths evolved their unique neck skeleton


October 19th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Cambridge have found how sloths evolved their unique neck skeleton.From mice to giraffes, mammals are remarkable in that all but a handful of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Zach Galfianakis’s naked run around his farm


September 25th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In recent times, Zach Galifianakis is being spotted and seen almost everywhere. The Hangover star was seen stopping by Jimmy Kimmel Live where he was "attacked' by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Speakers with foreign accents seem less truthful to listeners


July 20th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): People with foreign accents appear less credible to listeners, revealed a study at the University of Chicago.The study said that foreign accent undermine a person's credibility in ways ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why giraffes have long necks


July 8th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): The giraffe's long neck may have evolved to help the male compete for mates, suggests new research.Nearly 15 million years ago the giraffes were antelope-like animals roaming the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Vuvuzela set to replace ‘wooden giraffe’ as South Africa’s new tourist symbol’


July 1st, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, July 1(ANI): A South African trend analyst has said that after the success of the vuvuzela in the World Cup, it is set to replace the wooden giraffe as the tourist ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Monkeys like watching TV, study shows


June 16th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): A new study by Japanese scientists has shown that monkeys like watching television.Scientists monitored the brain of a three-year-old male rhesus macaque during an experiment and found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mail order service that offers human, animal body parts


June 1st, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) What do you want - a sliver of human head, a piece of smokers' lungs or a slice of human hand? All that and much more are now ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

May 2010 Children’s Product Recalls


May 27th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This month has been rather rough for parents since there have been large amounts of recalls for May 2010 on children's products. Although there have been many explanations ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

44,000 Pink Baby Blankets Recalled Blankets


May 19th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): In excess of 44,000 pink baby blankets were recalled by the American government on Tuesday in consequence of choking dangers. It was mentioned that this ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

44,000 pink baby blankets recalled


May 19th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Tuesday that Rashti & Rashti has been asked to recall more than 44,000 pink baby blankets that might ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

U.S. Government Recalls 44,000 Pink Baby Blankets


May 19th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New York, May 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, the U.S. government announced that it was recalling around 44,000 pink baby blankets that were imported from China last year by a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Zookeepers in China eat monkey meat


April 15th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) Zookeepers at a zoo in China are eating monkey and giraffe meat believing that these have extra nutritional value, a media report said. The bizarre report came from a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Room warmers installed for animals at Patna zoo


January 4th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Jan 4 (ANI): With the temperature dipping below normal, the authorities of Patna's Sanjay Gandhi Jaivic Udyan (Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park) have taken the initiative and made special arrangements for the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New observations by astronomers deepen mystery about star-like Suns


December 8th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 8 (ANI): An extensive study made with ESO's (European Southern Observatory's) Very Large Telescope deepens a long-standing mystery in the study of stars similar to the Sun.Unusual year-long variations in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rock paintings reveal species that once roamed India (Feature with images)


December 1st, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Sivatherium, a giraffe-like creature with two pairs of horns and extinct for 8,000 years, once roamed central and western India. So did the aardvark, an ant-eating ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wildlife declining in Kenya’s national parks at same rate as outside areas


July 8th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): A new study has indicated that long-term declines of elephants, giraffe, impala and other animals in Kenya are occurring at the same rates within the country's national parks ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Prom Dress Made Of Duct Tape


June 30th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by GD
For high school going girls, the prom is an event that is looked at very eagerly from the time they step in to high school; and the prom dress is something ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Shilpa Shetty on a safari


May 5th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shilpa Shetty is very fond of the safari in South Africa and has been wanting to go there for a long time now. Since, she is in South Africa for the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Long-necked dinos needed far too much energy to browse tall trees


April 1st, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 1 (ANI): In a new research, a scientist has suggested that long-necked sauropod dinosaurs would had to have used far too much energy to hold their neck upright and browse ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists map ”3D book of Universe”


March 11th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, March 11 (ANI): Using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and ESOs Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have, in a way, prepared a unique history book of our Universe, with exceptional ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

When Anne Hathaway’s tan went wrong!


February 27th, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway has learned to love her pale skin after a tanning experience went horribly wrong. "The Devil Wears Prada" star is renowned for her pasty complexion, ... Read more...

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Now, a giraffe named after Malia Obama!


February 8th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): After dolls, it seems the animal kingdom is inspired by the First Family a Buffalo Zoo has named a newborn reticulated giraffe Malia, after Obamas daughter.And, according ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Meet the US street artist who makes sculptures with sticky tape!


July 3rd, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Street artist Mark Jenkins sculptures have provoked amazement from onlookers because theyre made entirely out of sticky tape and cling film.The Washington DC based artist says ... Read more...

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