108-year-old vacuum cleaner retrieved from scrap yard

March 3rd, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) An aluminum vacuum cleaner made in 1904 was retrieved from a scrap yard and is still working, the Daily Mail reported Friday.The American Sturtevant vacuum cleaner ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mercedes launches the new M-Class

January 5th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) German automobile major Mercedes-Benz Thursday launched the new version of its M-Class sports utility vehicle and open-top sports car SLS AMG roadster.The SLS AMG roadster ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shanghai to install sprinklers in city

May 14th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 14 (IANS) Shanghai plans to install water sprinklers at tourist attractions across the city to keep crowds cool during the sizzling months ahead.A local sightseeing management office said ... Read more...

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Study reveals that bacteria laden soap is not clean

May 9th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, May 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Soap is good at keeping bacteria off but being careless with it can be worse, a new study has found. The researchers studied soap dispensers at some ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Now, fly a James Bond-style water-powered jetpack!

January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Now, James Bond fans can 'fly' just like Sean Connery on a JetLev-Flyer - only if they have 175,000 dollars to spare.The jetpack, which is propelled by water ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bottoms Up Beer dispenser fills mugs 9 times faster than beer taps!

January 25th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 25 (ANI): It's a common sight to see people crowding a bar waiting for a mug of beer - thanks to the Bottoms Up Beer Dispenser, that may no longer ... Read more...

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Spaceship ‘20 times size of football field’ was spotted over Brit airport

August 5th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): A sketch of an unidentified craft hovering over Manchester Airport that was sent to the MoD by a UFO expert in 1995 has shown that the object was ... Read more...

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Britain secret file says massive UFO spotted

August 5th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) A spaceship that was "20 times the size of a football field" was spotted hovering over Britain's Manchester airport nearly 15 years back, says a secret defence ministry ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

South Korea puts off rocket launch

June 9th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 9 (DPA) South Korea called off the launch of a space rocket Wednesday after problems with a safety system, media reports said. Engineers discovered a leak in one of the oil ... Read more...

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Moscow’s graffiti artists come out in summer

April 17th, 2010 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) After a long winter, Russian graffiti artists have come out to change Moscow's eternally grey urban landscape into something brighter even, if it is illegal. Winter in Russia ... Read more...

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Now, 007-style jetpack powered by water

February 17th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): A James Bond-like jetpack powered by high-pressure water has been invented by a German entrepreneur.Brainchild of Hermann Ramke, the JetLev-Flyers inspiration has been drawn from Toy Story''s ... Read more...

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NASA successfully tests first abort motor for Orion spacecraft

November 21st, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): NASA has successfully test fired the first launch abort motor for its next generation spacecraft, the Orion crew exploration vehicle, at the Alliant Techsystems (ATK) facility in ... Read more...

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US F-22 Raptor is new top gun

July 21st, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): US F-22 Raptor, the worlds most technically advanced fighter jet, is one of the most fearsome killing machines ever.The crowd were in awe as it made its ... Read more...

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