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New app to get you out of the house in pajamas (The Funny Side)


September 7th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Can't wake up? Me neither. Luckily, Takuya Sato is working to solve our problems. The inventor first came to my attention with a brilliant Japanese app called MorningBomb. You download it ... Read more...

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Val Patterson writes his own obituary to come clean about his crimes


July 17th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Salt Lake City, July 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Val Patterson wanted to die as a peaceful man, and he wanted to offload a lot of things that had been weighing him down all ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Japanese creates robotic buttocks that quiver


July 6th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 6 (IANS) A 24-year-old graduate student from Tokyo University has created the first robot "that can feel fear" - mechanical buttocks that quiver when you spank them or ... Read more...

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Asperger’s no obstacle for young Kolkata inventor (Feature)


May 14th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Asperger's syndrome has never been a disability for Shashank Agarwal. The 20-year-old has invented a light sensitive alarm to monitor tigers, a vertical-axis windmill that can ... Read more...

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10-year-old becomes Russia’s youngest inventor


April 7th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 10-year-old Moscow girl has become Russia's youngest inventor after she patented her own print-making method.According to the Moskovsky Komsomolets daily, Anastasia Rodimina patented her ... Read more...

Posted in World |

AIRE mask turns breath into electricity


March 1st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new invention turns the human breath to electricity. The mask, called AIRE, uses tiny wind turbines to convert the breath to electricity which can be ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

World Economic Forum calls for business innovation


January 26th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 26 (IANS) Participants at the annual World Economic Forum here Wednesday urged the companies to focus on innovation to remain in business.Companies failing to adapt themselves to new ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese company pulls out Steve Jobs dolls from market


January 17th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) A Chinese company that produced a doll of technology mogul and Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is reportedly pulling the figure from markets following pressure from Apple ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hitler stole Beetle idea from Jewish engineer: Book


January 16th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Adolf Hitler stole the idea for the iconic Volkswagen Beetle car from a Jewish engineer and had his name written out of history, a historian has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Terminator-Style Contact Lenses to be available soon


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Welcome to the future! A new computerized contact lens keeps you updated with information. The Terminator-styled lens, when it is finally made available to the public, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Pitroda to mentor Kerala on development


November 16th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 16 (IANS) Kerala Wednesday appointed inventor, entrepreneur and policymaker Sam Pitroda as mentor for Kerala's development plans.Pitroda is currently advisor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on public ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ukrainian makes flying electric car


October 26th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Oct 26 (IANS) A Ukrainian student has received a patent for making a flying electric car that can remain airborne for about an hour."Eco-Grieg" is a hybrid electric vehicle ... Read more...

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Now a table to perform virtual autopsies


October 21st, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Imagine autopsies without cutting through the body or diagnosing a disease on a 3D image of your body -- all on an iPad-like table.The Sectra ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Spreading AIDS awareness through music


October 15th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dimapur (Nagaland), Oct 15 (IANS) Appealing to youths to be careful about diseases like AIDS and asking them to stay away from drugs, well-known musician Vishwa Mohan Bhatt Saturday said ... Read more...

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Goa assembly remembers ‘digital missionary’ Steve Jobs


October 7th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 7 (IANS) The Goa assembly Friday paid tribute to "digital missionary" and Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, saying that he had made all our lives "better, communicable and comfortable"."He ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Finnish firm targets India with device for diabetic juveniles


September 19th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 19 (IANS) A Finnish company is developing a new device to test glucose levels and hopes kids and juveniles in India, often called the diabetes capital of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Fried Kool aid is a bestseller at the San Diego County Fair


June 21st, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Diego, June 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Deep-fried-Kool-Aid is proving to be a huge success at the San Diego County Fair in California. On the first weekend of the fair, the inventor said ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pringles inventor Fredric J. Baur buried in Pringles can


June 11th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cincinnati, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The inventor of the Pringles can Fredric J. Baur, of Cincinnati has been buried in one of the cans. The body of Baur was cremated and part ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

New way to make lighter, stronger steel in a flash


June 10th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) A Detroit entrepreneur surprised university engineers here recently when he invented a heat-treatment that makes steel seven percent stronger than any steel on record - all ... Read more...

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‘Smart bandage’ to speed up wound healing


June 6th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 6 (IANS) Smart bandages that can change colour to reveal the progress of wound healing, besides speeding up their recovery, are in the offing."We hope that the dressing ... Read more...

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No lavish house for Lady Gaga


April 28th, 2011 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Pop superstar Lady Gaga still lives in a studio apartment in New York because she refuses to pay out for a lavish home.The "Poker Face" hit maker ... Read more...

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Teleprompter inventor Hubert Schlafly dies at 91


April 27th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Hubert Schlafly, a key member of the team that invented the teleprompter, which feeds scripts to actors, politicians and newsreaders, has died at the age of 91.He died ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now shower power used to run radio


March 26th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 26 (ANI): An inventor has managed to harness the force of a shower to power a micro-turbine, which drives a generator to create electricity to run a radio.Vivian Blick's H2O ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World wide web inventor to protect ‘open internet’


March 17th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.17 (ANI): The UK government has announced that world wide web creator Tim Berners-Lee will work with broadband providers to make sure the internet is protected from corporate interests.During a summit ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Streisand to star in ‘My Mother’s Curse’


March 11th, 2011 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Actress Barbara Streisand has been roped in to play actor Seth Rogen's mother in new comedy film "My Mother's Curse".The film, directed by Anne Fletcher ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ball-tracking firm Hawk-Eye goes to Sony


March 8th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 8 (ANI): Hawk-Eye, the British-based company that provides ball-tracking technology in tennis and cricket, has been purchased by electronics giant Sony.Financial details weren't disclosed but sections of the British media ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Now, a wristband that alerts husbands when wives are suffering from PMT


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): A wristband that changes colour when women are suffering from pre-menstrual tension has been designed to make men a bit more understanding at certain times of the month ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian inventor claims to have made ‘flying car’


February 14th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): An Indian inventor, A.K. Vishwanath, has claimed that he has made a flying car with the help of India's first small car, Maruti.Made out of a seemingly ordinary ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bye-bye sniffer dogs! Now, trained mice to sniff out terrorists at airports!


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Israeli researchers have developed a new detector where trained teams of mice will sniff would-be bombers and drugs at airports.Researchers say it is more accurate than using ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Barbra Streisand And Seth Rogen To Star In Road Trip Comedy “My Mother’s Curse”


January 30th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) All you comedy lovers get ready to witness some mother-son comedy on the big screen soon as Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen gear themselves for the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Google tech-head, Bluetooth inventor to address Mumbai students


January 5th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) Google's Chief Technology Advocate Michael Jones, Bluetooth inventor Jaap Haartsen, and constructor of the world's tallest building William Baker will address thousands of students at the 'Techfest' organised ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Nagpur engineering student makes mini-helicopter for surveillance


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Jan.3 (ANI): An engineering student in Maharashtra's Nagpur city has invented a mini-helicopter, which is capable of surveillance.Gaurav Savalakhe, the inventor, fitted the transmitter on his stomach and arranged the receiver ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Designer turns escalator into ‘Sushi-lator’


December 27th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) The escalator has travelled either up or down and in a straight line for more than a century that it has been in use. But a revolutionary new ... Read more...

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‘Smart’ wallets to tell you when you are low on cash


December 8th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) It's all too easy to lose track of how much you are spending.But now an inventor has solved the problem with a set of 'smart' wallets that actually ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Microsoft’s ‘tactile’ app ‘could spell end of mobile keypads’


November 27th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Microsoft has designed a new application to construct a "tactile" touchscreen - a display that uses technical tricks to convince users they are actually touching the ridges, bumps ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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