nineteenth century

Change just sneaks upon languages

September 4th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 4 (IANS) Changes in languages often sneak in, in small and unobtrusive ways, gradually conquering more ground in a process termed 'actualisation', now documented by Belgian researchers.Hendrik ... Read more...

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Nineteenth century therapy may help Parkinson’s patients

April 23rd, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Looking back to the 19th century, researchers in the US are replicating the work of celebrated neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot to help patients of Parkinson's disease.Charcot had ... Read more...

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Why does a moving bicycle not fall over?

April 15th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): Scientists have shed a new light on a century-long question on why given sufficient forward speed, a bicycle pushed sideways, will not fall over.The TU Delft team, in ... Read more...

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Uproar Over Woman Skating with Baby Buggy on Boxing Day in Hampstead

December 29th, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Armed with nothing but a camera (or smart phone as is so often the case these days), an amateur photographer has managed to start a media frenzy over ... Read more...

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‘Demon’ device that converts information to energy!

November 15th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Contrary to the laws of physics that you can't get energy for nothing; scientists from the University of Tokyo have generated energy from information.Masaki Sano, a physicist at ... Read more...

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Moscow Prison to Install Sunbeds for Inmates

November 10th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the most famous prisons in Russia is soon planning to install sunbeds in an effort to improve the health of the prisoners housed there.Built in ... Read more...

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French Coastguards Wish to Ban People Swimming the Channel

November 3rd, 2010 - 2:27 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) People have been challenging nature and swimming the English Channel since the nineteenth century, but now the French Coastguards wish to have a ban put on those activities ... Read more...

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Legal blow for controversial Andaman tourist resort

March 10th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.10 (ANI): Weeks after the last member of the Bo tribe died on the Andaman Islands, an Indian court has moved to protect the neighbouring Jarawa tribe by suspending the operation ... Read more...

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Byron’s personal letters on rivals, religion and romance sold for record price

October 30th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): A collection of Lord Byron's letters to a close friend- revealing a highly personal side of the poet, his romance, fury towards Christianity and rival literary figures-has been ... Read more...

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Newspapers, other media lead entrepreneurs astray

August 27th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Entrepreneurs should remain wary of what they read in newspapers and other written sources, for they might lead them off track, according to University of California researchers.Dr. Susan ... Read more...

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Novel spoiler design can reduce fuel consumption in vehicles

November 11th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Researchers in the US have designed a new rear spoiler for bluff-backed vehicles that can reduce drag and lift significantly, which could improve fuel consumption as well ... Read more...

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Pub serves customers a prayer with their pints!

August 5th, 2008 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): A pub in St Austell, Cornwall has started offering an informal worship to its customers along with their drink.The drinkers at the nineteenth century Seven Star Inn ... Read more...

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George IV voted Britains Worst Monarch

July 15th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): King George IV has topped a poll of Britains Worst Monarch.George IV ruled the UK from 29 January 1820 to 26 June 1830 after the death of ... Read more...

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