masculinity

Malayalam actor Prithviraj gets 6-pack abs for ‘Aiyya’


September 13th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) South Indian actor Prithviraj Sukumaran is all set to mark his debut in Bollywood. But that will not be the only fresh experience for this actor, ... Read more...

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‘The Grey’ - spellbinding tale of spirit’s survival (IANS Movie Review)


May 26th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Grey"; Actors: Liam Neeson, Frank Grillo, Dermot Mulroney; Director: Joe Carnahan; Rating: ***1/2The world is inhabited by people who seem alive, but are really like zombies, merely existing than ... Read more...

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Britons preferring a hug to a handshake


May 24th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Britons seem to be shedding their traditional reserve. They are doing away with greeting each other with a formal handshake and have started preferring a casual ... Read more...

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Shanghai boys to learn how not to lose masculinity


April 24th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 24 (IANS) A school in the Chinese metropolis of Shanghai has set up an experimental "boys only" class, as in many schools girls outnumber boys and get better ... Read more...

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‘Chinese boys lose masculinity due to scarce male teachers’


March 12th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) Scarcity of male schoolteachers in China is causing boys to lose their masculinity, a top official has said.Weng Guoxing, a member of the Chinese People's Political ... Read more...

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Women prefer gold hued skin rather than masculine face


February 12th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Women prefer men with a healthier skin colour, particularly if the hue is more golden, rather than a masculine face. The study used photographs of Caucasian ... Read more...

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Designer Troy Costa opens flagship store


October 20th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) After selling his collections from hi-end stores for seven years, Mumbai-based designer Troy Costa opened his first flagship store here Thursday."I was retailing from hi-end ... Read more...

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Twittering sparrows are actually swapping insults


August 12th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) The twittering of sparrows can be uplifting for those who are feeling low, but mind you, the birds are actually swapping insults. Their cheerful sounds have ... Read more...

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Men’s potency crashes when wives bond with male buddies


August 9th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) Middle-aged and older men find their potency comes crashing down when their wives or girlfriends bond with their male buddies.Researchers from Cornell and Chicago Universities have ... Read more...

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Salman voted Bollywood’s perfect father figure!


June 17th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) So what if Bollywood star Salman Khan is single? He has been voted the 'perfect father figure' in a survey by online matrimony portal ... Read more...

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Males act hostile when asked to do dishes


May 4th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Despite all the chatter about the contemporary man being a wholehearted champion of gender equality, a study says that asking males to do tasks considered feminine, ... Read more...

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Black gay men at higher HIV risk due to their perceptions of masculinity


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Young black men who have sex with men (MSM) get infected with HIV nearly five times more often than MSM from other races, even though their reported use ... Read more...

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Half of women feel male Pill won’t work, as men will forget to take it


April 9th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9 (ANI): A survey has found that half of women would not rely on the male Pill as contraception, as they do not trust their partners to remember to take ... Read more...

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Sly to launch new menswear line ‘inspired by Rocky and Rambo’


March 25th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 25 (ANI): Action-man-turned-artist Sylvester Stallone is set to launch a new collection of menswear in 2012 inspired by his roles in 'Rocky' and 'Rambo'.Sly Inc, aimed at men aged ... Read more...

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Educating boys to respect women


January 29th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) International human rights organisation Breakthrough is using sports, dance, vibrant skits, trivia and video to educate students to stop and prevent public harassment of women.The initiative called ... Read more...

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Old Spice Guy Round Three 2011 Commercials To Bring Back Isaiah Mustafa


January 27th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Procter & Gamble Co. brand, Old Spice is all set to launch its third round of commercial for the brand. This time, once again, Isaiah Mustafa ... Read more...

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Sarah Shahi Acts In “Fairly Legal”


January 21st, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sarah Shahi's professional life is going quite steady these days, as she just bagged the lead role in USA Networks' new comedy drama, "Fairly Legal". Starting ... Read more...

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Figure Skater Johnny Weir Comes out of Closet in New Book


January 8th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although he admits that he is not a fan of labels, Champion Figure Skater Johnny Weir has stepped out of the closet to give himself one, he is ... Read more...

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Why girls just love bad boys


January 1st, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Why is it that a bad boy is so appealing to a girl?Narcissistic, thrill-seeking and deceitful men are the kinds that sweep women off their feet because ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

A tilt of the head ‘is enough to attract a mate’


November 21st, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 21 (ANI): Forget candlelight dinners and romantic walks on the beach, for a tilt of the head is enough to lure a mate, according to new study.The research found that ... Read more...

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Kendra Wilkinson Talks About Hubby Hank Baskett, Marriage And Her New Gadget Pocket


November 8th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The reality star and former Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson has spoken about her deep bonding with her sports-star hubby. The bombshell revealed that due to her ... Read more...

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Women find men with yellow, red faces ‘more attractive’


November 5th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Men, please pay attention: Women find a healthy glow more attractive than a strong, masculine face, says a new study.Scientists say that in a recent experiment, women preferred ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Carl Edwards Will Now Endorse Avon’s Fragrance For Men


October 21st, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Carl Edwards, Nascar driver, has signed an advertising contract making him the brand ambassador of the latest line of fragrances for men by Avon. Turn 4XT, ... Read more...

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Michael Sophocles Accuses Katie Waissel Of Being A Sex-Maniac


October 5th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar It was not a good day for X-factor favorite Katie Waissel, when her ex-boyfriend 'Apprentice' star, Michael Sophocles accused her of being a complete sex maniac, who seduces men, ... Read more...

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Busta Rhymes Sued For $250k After Assaulting Woman


September 18th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pop rapper Busta Rhymes has been sued by a lady for $250 k on the charges of assault and battery. A woman by the name of ... Read more...

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Women believe in global warming more than men


September 15th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Women tend to believe in the scientific consensus on global warming more than men, finds a recent study. The findings challenge common perceptions that men are more scientifically literate, ... Read more...

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Why women prefer calm and composed men


September 15th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): Women are more inclined towards men who are calm and collected, and now scientists have explained the biology behind the phenomenon.Usually, researchers focus on testosterone while investigating ... Read more...

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Alpha-male movie star becoming extinct in Hollywood: Experts


September 4th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): Actress Michelle Rodriguez's comment that the masculine, alpha-male movie star is becoming extinct in Hollywood, has some pop culture experts agreeing with her.Rodriguez, 32, feels that ... Read more...

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Wendell Rodricks impresses with vibrant men’s week debut


August 29th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) It might be his debut menswear collection, but Goa-based designer Wendell Rodricks's simple yet vibrant clothes managed to leave an impression on the concluding day of the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Current lot of superheroes bad role models


August 16th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Superheroes are bad role models as they promote violence and revenge as a way of life. Watching them thrash villains on the big screen may not be ... Read more...

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Today’s macho superheroes misleading for boys


August 16th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 16 (ANI): The present day's masculine, hunky and stereotype superheroes are misleading for boys, researchers have said.Watching superheroes beat up villains may not be the best image for boys ... Read more...

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Superheroes are bad role models for kids


August 16th, 2010 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Modern superheroes portrayed on silver screen preach violence and revenge as a way of life and thus prove to be bad role models for children, a group ... Read more...

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What does a 21st century man really want?


July 21st, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 21 (ANI): The modern man is a combination on the one hand, "old-school" values such as homer, loyalty and hard work and, on the other hand, a more contemporary set ... Read more...

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Emporio Armani Brings S/S 2010 Watch Collection


July 19th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Emporio Armani, a world renowned fashion brand, has launched a new S/S collection of watches, which comes with elegant designs. The new range of ... Read more...

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Masculine ideals, strong family ties prevent suicides


June 18th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 18 (IANS) Masculine ideals of strength coupled with strong family ties can help men combat depression and overcome thoughts of suicide. University of British Columbia researchers John Oliffe and John Ogrodniczuk ... Read more...

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