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Man decapitated ex-lover’s pet to scare her


May 15th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) In a bid to terrify his ex-girlfriend, a furious man in Britain decapitated her pet rodent with a machete, a court heard.The jurors at the Snaresbrook ... Read more...

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Dumped by girlfriend, man feeds her hamster to dog


April 26th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) A 22-year-old Briton, who was dumped by his girlfriend after a six-year relationship, hurled the woman's pet hamster against a wall and stamped it to death ... Read more...

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Extinction rates being altered by contemporary climate change


April 21st, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): A study has found that contemporary climate change is affecting extinction rates.Local extinction rates of American pikas have increased nearly five-fold in the last 10 years, and the ... Read more...

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Language learners ‘are creative and smart’


March 16th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 16 (ANI): Researchers have demonstrated that language learning goes well beyond simple imitation, and in fact that language learners are quite creative and remarkably smart.Not only are learners able ... Read more...

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Lily Allen suffers ‘16-hour nosebleed’


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Singer Lily Allen has revealed that she suffered from a 16-hour long nosebleed following an operation to remove all four of her wisdom teeth.The Smile hitmaker has long ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton adopts new dog


December 17th, 2010 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Socialite heiress Paris Hilton, known for her love for dogs, has adopted a new dog from The Animal Foundation shelter in Las Vegas.She has given home to ... Read more...

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Hamster study shows cholesterol-lowering drug shrinks enlarged prostates


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): In a new study, researchers found that a cholesterol-lowering drug reduced the enlarged prostates of hamsters to the same extent as a drug commonly used to treat benign ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton adopts 20 rabbits


September 17th, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Socialite-heiress Paris Hilton adopted 20 rabbits after learning they were to be sold as food for snakes. The occasional actress-designer, who already has a menagerie of animals ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton’s pet hamster gets luxury rodent mansion


September 14th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 14 (ANI): Socialite Paris Hilton has treated her pet hamster to a luxury rodent mansion.Hilton, 29, who is set to appear in court next month on a cocaine possession ... Read more...

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Now, YouTube theme song on Paul the octopus


July 17th, 2010 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 17 (DPA) Paul the octopus now has the ultimate accessory of every bona fide television celebrity - his own theme song. Penned by a man billed as a novelty animal ... Read more...

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The worst ever customer complaints revealed


January 19th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): An online gift company has come up with a list of top 10 bizarre complaints it received by unhappy customers - and they range from mood lights that ... Read more...

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Monopoly tagged “best value” Christmas present


December 9th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Monopoly has been labelled as the "best value" Christmas present by schoolchildren who have tested some of the top toys of the year.The analysis, which was undertaken by ... Read more...

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Hamster toy has dangerous levels of toxic metal, consumer watchdog claims


December 7th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): A consumer watchdog has laid claims that the popular hamster toy Mister Squiggles contains dangerous levels of a toxic metal.The prized robotic pet, which is a part of ... Read more...

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Jenny McCarthy understands overweight misery


December 5th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 05 (ANI): Former playmate Jenny McCarthy has said she understands the misery of being overweight.The hottie, who was present at Oxygen TV and Ubisoft's launch of "Your Shape" at ... Read more...

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Zhu Zhu pet hamsters and accessories


November 13th, 2009 - 3:54 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Missouri, Nov 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the hottest gifts for the Holiday season are the Zhu Zhu Pets Hamsters. These little hamster toys look like the real authentic animals but ... Read more...

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‘Fashionista’ Lady GaGa spotted donning newspaper print-plastered suit!


July 24th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): Pop sensation Lady GaGa further cemented her reputation as an eccentric fashionista when she came out of a hotel in Zurich wearing a suit plastered with newspaper print.And ... Read more...

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Scientists use hamsters in jackets to generate energy


February 20th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Scientists have found a unique way of harnessing energy hamsters fitted with electricity generating jackets!The jackets are strapped to the animals as they run on their cage ... Read more...

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Virgin offers author of worlds best passenger complaint letter food testers job


January 29th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 29 (ANI): The author of the worlds best passenger complaint letter blasting Virgin Atlantics in-flight meals has been invited by Chief Executive Sir Richard Branson to select the food ... Read more...

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Now, green paper shredder powered by little rat!


December 30th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): A British design consultant has developed an environment friendly paper shredder- powered by a hamster.The shredder has been constructed by Tom Ballhatchet, 29, whos pursuing his masters ... Read more...

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Richard Gere thinks reading tabloids are a waste of energy


October 10th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 10 (ANI): Richard Gere has stopped reading tabloid magazines because theyre a waste of energy.The Pretty Woman heartthrob revealed that he put an end to reading press articles after ... Read more...

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Body’’s circadian clock is crucial to learning and memory


October 9th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): A new study by Stanford researchers has revealed that the circadian rhythm that quietly pulses inside us all, guiding our daily cycle from sleep to wakefulness and ... Read more...

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Stage fright makes Daniel Radcliffes genitals shrink!


September 16th, 2008 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): Daniel Radcliffe has revealed that stage fright makes his genitals shrink.Going by his revelation, it seems that things all going to be difficult for the boy wizard ... Read more...

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PETA activists protest against animal killing for testing cosmetics


April 24th, 2008 - 1:31 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, Apr 23 (ANI): Activists of People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) on Monday staged a protest against animal killing for testing cosmetics."We are here to try and bring ... Read more...

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Oldest fossils of ancestors of rabbits and hares unearthed in Gujarat


February 23rd, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the oldest fossils of ancestors of present day rabbits and hares in the state of Gujarat in India.The exact location of these fossils is the ... Read more...

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UKs silliest emergency calls revealed


February 1st, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 1 (ANI): A Brit woman rang the emergency services just because she didnt have 1 pound for a shopping trolley. Well, this is one of the 999 silliest calls, which ... Read more...

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