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The science behind beautiful faces revealed

December 22nd, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 22 (ANI): An experimental psychologist at the University of St Andrews in Scotland has demystified some myths surrounding the attractiveness of a face, and why for some of us, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Casting agent sacked over ‘The Hobbit’ racism row in New Zealand

November 30th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 30 (ANI): A casting agent for the New Zealand-based production of 'The Hobbit' has been fired.According to the New Zealand Press Association (NZPA) reports, the agent was dismissed after placing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Blonde-Haired Blue-Eyed White Baby Born to Black Parents

July 20th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A beautiful little doll of a baby girl with blond wavy hair and blue eyes has been born to a black couple from Nigeria, who are now living ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Indian men chase fairness creams - and create a growing market

May 25th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Tall and dark? Then you are not likely to be deemed handsome, going by current trends, even though India has always worshipped dark gods. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Why people talk to plants, name their cars, dress pets up in clothing

February 26th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): We have a strong tendency to give nonhuman entities human characteristics, known as anthropomorphism. Now, a new report has examined the psychology behind it.In Current Directions in Psychological ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why we give human touch to non-human entities?

February 26th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) People talk to their plants, pray to humanlike gods, name their cars, and even dress their pets up in clothing. We have a strong tendency to give non-human ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New non-surgical skin-tightening procedure smoothes wrinkles

November 22nd, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): The Department of Dermatology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is now offering a new non-invasive skin tightening procedure.The skin is tightened by the use of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Michelle Obama’s great-great-great grandfather was a white

October 9th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.9 (ANI): U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama's great-great-great grandfather was white.According to The Sun, Obama's great-great-great grandmother Melvinia Shields, a slave, had a son in 1859 and the father is believed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Joe Biden’s daughter’s ‘cocaine snorting video’ up for sale (Update)

March 29th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 29 (ANI): U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden may have to face shame after a video of his daughter allegedly snorting cocaine has been put for sale.The 43-minute tape was said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vitamin D vital for brain development: Study

April 21st, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Vitamin D has been known to prevent rickets and promote healthy bones by regulating calcium levels in the body. But it has been found to play a much ... Read more...

Posted in World |