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Waitresses who wear red get more tips


August 4th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Waitresses who wear red clothes or put on red lipstick get up to 26 percent extra in tips than while wearing other colours, a study has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Working memory tied to wandering mind


March 16th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) Our minds are wandering half the time, a sort of mental workspace that allows us to juggle multiple thoughts.Psychology researchers Daniel Levinson and Richard Davidson at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

With Bieber now, Selena stops flirting


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) Singer Selena Gomez thinks "playing games" in relationships are silly now that she is with Justin Bieber.Gomez says her boyfriend has stopped her from "playing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Humans, animals still share primitive fear response


January 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Our primitive response to fear, a trait we share with other animals, can override our conscious anticipation or assessment of danger.These findings have implications for how ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Stay-at-home mothers find baby care exhausting


September 25th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) British women who stay at home to raise their pre-school age kids are finding the work so exhausting that they are paying to keep nannies, says ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

African grey parrot: Cleverest bird on planet?


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) The African grey parrot could be the cleverest bird on he planet as it is capable of intelligent reasoning at the same level as a child, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mums ‘wielding the rod more consistently than dads in disciplining kids’


March 13th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 13 (ANI): Dads are no longer the strict disciplinarians they were in the '50s and '60s and are more likely to let children get away with bad behaviour, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Spousonomics’ says economics is key to keeping marriage strong


March 10th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new book is offering tips on how to keep a marriage strong and its authors say that it is all possible through a close economic analysis.'Spousonomics', the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Chidambaram confident of India’s capacity to deal with terror


February 11th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram has said that India's capacity to deal with terror is better today than what it was two years ago owing to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Obama’s three State of the Union decent jokes


January 26th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.26 (ANI): In a mostly serious State of the Union speech, US President Barack Obama managed to make three pretty funny jokes. Here they are, in order:On new technology: ... Read more...

Posted in World |

David Hasselhoff branded ‘Britain’s Got Talent’s’ diva


January 2nd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): Even before starting filming, new 'Britain's Got Talent' judge David Hasselhoff has been branded a diva.'The Baywatch' legend has already started giving show producers a headache with his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scientists question widely adopted indicator of ocean health


November 21st, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): A new analysis by an international team led by a University of Washington fisheries scientist has suggested that the most widely adopted measure for assessing the state of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

We only unwind from work stresses of week after 12.38pm on Saturday!


November 20th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Ever felt like even a weekend off doesn't refresh you for work on Mondays?Researchers have found the average adult doesn't fully unwind from the stresses of the week ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Young, unsupervised kids ‘at highest risk for dog bites’


November 10th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Scientist has revealed that young, unsupervised children are most at risk for dog bites, usually from family pets and that if they bite once, they will bite again ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Regular exercise wards off common cold


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) People who are fit and active are far less likely to get coughs and sniffles. And even if sporty types get colds, they are milder and don't last ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bipasha Basu: Role Slashed In Aakrosh But She Is Not Complaining!


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It’s never happened to her before. Though once in Phir Hera Pheri her voice had been dubbed without her permission and she was understandably upset, in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bipasha’s role was slashed in ‘Aakrosh’


October 21st, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) It's never happened to her before. In her latest release "Aakrosh", actress Bipasha Basu's role had been cut substantially. But she is not sulking! ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tim Gunn Blasts Taylor Momsen


September 16th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The celebrity Stylist and fashion guru Tim Gunn from "Project Runway' is very clear about whom he likes and whom he does not. Tim left the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Reducing software piracy can inject $142 bn into economy


September 16th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Reducing software piracy by 10 percentage points in four years would inject over $142 billion into the global economy, create nearly 500,000 jobs and generate close ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cheryl Cole’s accent leaves 80pc Brits confused


August 6th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): Singer Cheryl Cole's accent confuses 80 percent of Brits, according to a new survey.The poll by Bristol University researchers revealed that the Girls Aloud beauty and her fellow ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Spitting debris helps brain’s tiny blood vessels survive


June 5th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Capillaries have a unique method of ejecting debris, such as blood clots, cholesterol or calcium plaque, that blocks supply of vital nutrients to brain cells. The facts have ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Avatars’ to help breed the ideal body


May 20th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 20 (ANI): Thousands of men and women from around the globe are participating in an experimental Sydney-based sex project that seeks to "breed" the ideal body.For the study, volunteers rate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Benefits of endovascular stent repair for traumatic aortic injury


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): American cardiovascular specialists have shown the benefits of endovascular stent repair over open-chest surgery for traumatic aortic injury.Royce Calhoun, a cardiothoracic surgeon and principal investigator of the research, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

TV medical shows do not depict proper first aid for seizures


February 15th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has found that most TV medical shows do not depict proper first aid for seizures.Scientists screened the most popular medical dramas and discovered that doctors ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Do popular TV shows depict proper first aid for seizures?


February 15th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 15 (IANS) Watching popular medical dramas on TV like "ER" or "Grey's Anatomy" might not be the best way to learn what to do when someone has a seizure. Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Broadcast Of Football Games Show 11 Minutes Of Real Action


January 17th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a recent study, it has been reported that football games, when watched on television, can provide a maximum of 11 minutes of real entertainment; ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Intense pain fails to deter sportsmen in performing


December 14th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) A sportsman in the heat of moment plays on through pain even when it would floor anyone else. Similarly, some people seem to suffer from long-lasting pains when ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Rachel Ray Show - Human Lab & Biggest Loser


December 1st, 2009 - 1:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
By Angela Kaye Mason Today's show opens with "Rachel Ray" showing us how to make "Pizza Pretzels". To make these snacks, which looked quite yummy by the way, simply roll out your ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sicilian temples facing the rising Sun sheds new light on ancient Greeks


November 26th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 26 (ANI): A new research at the University of Leicester, UK, has identified scores of Sicilian temples built to face the rising Sun, shedding light on the practices of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ajay Devgan Is Smiling Year To Year


October 19th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaAjay Devgan has suddenly become far more accessible, affable and voluble says he has been running around "like a madman" juggling several projects and hats."I was in Bhopal ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I ran like a mad man to complete films: Ajay Devgn


October 17th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn, who was shooting three films simultaneously, said he has been running around "like a mad man" juggling several projects and hats."I ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Biomarker that predicts response to hepatitis C treatment identified


August 17th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): Duke University Medical Center scientists have discovered the first genetic marker that predicts response to hepatitis C treatments.The researchers say the biomarker predicts who is most likely to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian software gleans clear pictures out of blurry images


July 9th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) A new software designed by two Indian electronic engineers gleans clear pictures out of hazy or blurry images. S.Uma, from the Coimbatore Institute of Technology, and S. Annadurai from ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Coimbatore experts’ Hopfield neural network reverses blur’s noise, distortion in photos


July 9th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Coimbatore-based experts have turned to neural networks to help photographers clean up blur's noise and distortion in images.S. Uma of the Coimbatore Institute of Technology and S. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Looking like dad can be a material boon for kids


June 11th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): Children who look and smell like their fathers tend to receive more paternal investments than kids who resemble dad less, says a new study.The study, which included 30 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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