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What travellers do to shun other commuters


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Commuters on a train employ all kinds of tactics to avoid interaction with other travellers. These include the "hate stare" or one that says "don't bother ... Read more...

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Briton jailed for bomb threat


July 25th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A 48-year-old Briton, who burst into a driving school and threatened to blow up the institute after failing a driving test twice, has been sentenced to ... Read more...

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Listening to iPod at full volume can damage hearing


June 15th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 15 (IANS) Listening to your iPod on full volume for just six minutes may cause irreversible hearing damage, say researchers. Edith Cowan University School of Psychology and Social ... Read more...

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Martin suffers from ear trouble


May 6th, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Singer Chris Martin has secretly been suffering from agonising ear condition tinnitus for a decade.The Coldplay vocalist has a constant ringing sound in his ears, ... Read more...

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British biker wearing headphones killed by train


May 5th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) A man, believed to be wearing headphones while riding a bike, has been killed by a train in Britain, police said.Victim Phil Dawn of market town ... Read more...

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Lil Wayne to launch skate shoe


April 27th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 27 (IANS) Rapper Lil Wayne is launching his own signature skate sneaker with the brand Supra."I've also signed with Supra, Dre Beats... I got my own Beats ... Read more...

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Man crosses 6,000 ft high canyon without safety net


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) A 40-year-old American slackline walker Monday crossed a canyon in central China almost 6,000 feet above sea level without a safety line, the Telegraph reported.Dean Potter, ... Read more...

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Three run over by train, one loses legs


February 26th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Three people were killed and one other lost his lower limbs after they were run over by a train while crossing rail tracks in south ... Read more...

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What gives Nargis Fakhri cold feet?


February 19th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) She has been walking the ramp for years now, but even after such a vast experience model-turned-actress Nargis Fakhri gets cold feet when she ... Read more...

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Happily unmarried and living in at 50 (Feature, With Images)


December 18th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Shekhar Malhotra had been living an extremely isolated, morbid life as a single for two years, but five days changed it all. Five eventful days ... Read more...

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Glued to earplugs, two students crushed by train


December 1st, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Dec 1 (IANS) The widespread habit of listening to music while walking cost two teenagers their lives here Thursday. The cousins, who were walking on a railway track, could ... Read more...

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Tendulkar had been surprisingly fragile: Chappell


October 24th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) Former India coach Greg Chappell, in his new book "Fierce Focus", claims batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has occasionally been mentally fragile.Tendulkar is idolised by ... Read more...

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TV watching contest to mark Dutch TV’s 60 years


October 1st, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) A non-stop TV watching competition is being held in the Netherlands to mark 60 years of Dutch television, the Daily Mail reported.The event that requires participants ... Read more...

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Act of focusing shuts out noisy world


May 29th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) How can someone with perfectly normal hearing become deaf to the world around them when their mind is on something else? New research by the University ... Read more...

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Essex sack South African fast bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe


May 27th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) English county Essex terminated the contract of their South African fast bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe after the player criticised the club on a social networking site.The South ... Read more...

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Schoolgirl wins right to use iPod in exams


May 23rd, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) A schoolgirl in Scotland who claims she can't concentrate when she doesn't listen to music has been allowed -- in an unprecedented concession -- to use ... Read more...

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Being in a good mood may increase forgetfulness


March 31st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): A University of Missouri researcher says that forgetfulness may have something to do with being in a good mood.Elizabeth Martin, a doctoral student of psychology in the College ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs responsible for ‘killing’ music business, says Bon Jovi


March 16th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Rock icon Jon Bon Jovi has accused Apple CEO Steve Jobs of 'killing' the music business with iTunes."Kids today have missed the whole experience of putting the headphones ... Read more...

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‘Diddy’ Combs wealthiest hip-hop artist


March 11th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Rapper Sean 'Diddy' Combs is the wealthiest hip-hop singer with a fortune of $475 million, heading the Forbes magazine's new list.In list of the wealthiest ... Read more...

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British woman kills, mutilates daughter


December 18th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) A 35-year-old woman killed her four-year-old daughter, horrifically mutilated her and placed her organs in different rooms of the family's flat.Shayma Bharuchi was found by police Friday night ... Read more...

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Posh to gift Beckham gold headphones on X-Mas


December 18th, 2010 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Former Spice Girl-turned-designer Victoria Beckham is buying her soccer star husband David Beckham a gold-plated headphones for Christmas.The couple picked out luxury gifts for one another during ... Read more...

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Why airplane food tastes so bland


October 15th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Ever wondered why food in airplanes always tastes so bland? Now, a new study at the University of Manchester tells you why.The level of background noise affects both ... Read more...

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Blackberry Curve 3G reviewed


September 27th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Blackberry Curve 3G has finally hit the market and it has some of the features that Blackberry users have been craving for such a long time ... Read more...

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Stress management tricky with Chilean miners, says NY psychologist


September 6th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 6 (ANI): A NY psychologist has highlighted the sources of stress that the Chilean miners and their rescuers would need to manage in the weeks and months ahead.Michael J. Poulin ... Read more...

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Music played through headphones can harm hearing: Study


September 1st, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 01 (ANI): A 24-year study of adolescent girls has revealed that music played through headphones too loud or too long might pose a significant risk to hearing.The study involved 8,710 ... Read more...

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11-year-old Kiwi pupil proves men can multi-task just as well as women


August 28th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Aug 28 (ANI): An 11-year-old Seatoun School pupil has scientifically proved that men can multi-task just as well as women.Holly Blakely decided to put men, women and children to the test ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan’s first photo is tainted with product placement


August 26th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Lindsay Lohan and controversies are like best friends they can never stay away from each other for a long time. The first public picture of ... Read more...

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Self-service checkouts ‘lengthen supermarket queues’: UK survey


August 22nd, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Do self-service checkouts take lesser time or do they just increase queue lengths in supermarkets? A new UK survey shows that it's the latter.Self-service checkouts were intended to ... Read more...

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American Airlines cleaner accused of stealing 171 items from passengers


August 20th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 20 (ANI): An American Airlines employee, who allegedly stole 171 items from passengers and his employer, is now facing theft charges after the items were found in his Texas home. ... Read more...

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Shahid Scared Of Dad


July 29th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It has been found that Shahid Kapoor, the popular Bollywood actor is affraid of his father. He is presently shooting with his dad Pankaj Kapur for ... Read more...

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I-Dosing: ‘digitally high’ from downloaded music


July 21st, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) They put on their headphones, drape a hood over their head and drift off into the world of 'digital highs'. Videos posted on YouTube show a young girl freaking ... Read more...

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“iDosing”, the latest “digital drug” high available on Internet


July 16th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 16 (ANI): A new free legal high drug that can be downloaded through the Internet has emerged in the form of "iDosing".Reports of kids achieving catatonic or hallucinogenic states simply ... Read more...

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Listening to an iPod for an hour can impair hearing


June 22nd, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): A new study has shown that portable MP3 players can cause short-term hearing loss if used for more than an hour."It is well known that excessive occupational noise ... Read more...

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J.Lo’s list of demands for WMA includes diamond-encrusted headphones!


May 19th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): Latino Singer Jennifer Lopez has agreed to sing at the World Music Awards but that has come with a huge price.As part of her demand list, she ... Read more...

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Lil Wayne Faces Contraband Charges In Prison


May 14th, 2010 - 2:21 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As if he were not already in enough trouble, the rap star known as "Lil Wayne" could possible face new charges of possession of contraband in New York ... Read more...

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