Dita Von Teese collects dead animals

July 18th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) American actress Dita Von Teese has revealed her fascination for vintage taxidermy and her unusual collection of stuffed animals."I collect vintage taxidermy. I have two big ... Read more...

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Eggshells reveal birds’ evolutionary secrets

January 4th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Molecules from eggshells of endangered and extinct birds can tell behaviour and evolutionary history of Australian feathered fauna, reveals a study.James Haile from Murdoch University, who ... Read more...

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Man facing 99 child sex charges gets bail

October 25th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) An elderly Australian, charged with 99 child sex offences including obtaining under-age prostitution, has been granted bail. Richard Paul Baxter,63, of the Brisbane riverside suburb of ... Read more...

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Sinitta confirms benign tumour removal

February 21st, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sinitta has confirmed that she recently had a benign tumor removed from her stomach.The singer was lucky because the tumor was not cancerous. According to the Daily ... Read more...

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Elasticity in joints help ostriches run fast: Study

October 27th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study has found that Ostriches-the fastest bird on the land-use tendons to store and return twice as much elastic energy per step than humans.This reduces ... Read more...

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The situation in Jammu and Kashmir: Beginning the Dialogue - Part II

September 14th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Salim HaqNew Delhi, Sept.14 (ANI): Let us presume for a moment that the government does find the elusive starting point for talks, the crucial question that arises is who does the ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan Settles Boutique Case From Rehab

August 21st, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Troubled actress and pop singer Lindsay Lohan is really going through a bad phase in her life. The 24 year old actress has already spent few ... Read more...

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LiLo settles LA boutique lawsuit

August 20th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): 'Means Girls' star Lindsay Lohan has ended a legal battle with a swanky L.A. boutique by paying for the items and giving them an extra bonus.Lohan, 24, ... Read more...

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Prehistoric shark Carcharodon megalodon’s bite biggest of all dinos

June 12th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 12 (ANI): Scientists claim that theprehistoric shark Carcharodon megalodon had the deadliest bite of all dinosaurs.Aptly nicknamed "Big Tooth," the shark's bite is 30 times stronger than today's great ... Read more...

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Emu rearing venture picking up in Manipur

March 10th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
By L.C.K SinghImphal, Mar 10 (ANI): For the first time in the Northeast region rearing of poultry Emu birds on commercial basis has been taken up by farmers in Manipur.Emu rearing ... Read more...

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Some trees can camouflage themselves too

July 27th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 27 (IANS) Like animals, trees can camouflage themselves too, a new study has found. One tree even kept changing the colour of its leaves to protect them from a giant ... Read more...

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Eight-million-year-old elephant fossil remains found in UAE

July 5th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 5 (DPA) Paleontologists Sunday announced that they found an eight-million-year-old fossilised remains of an elephant, a hippo and a giant ostrich in western Abu Dhabi, capital of the United ... Read more...

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Fossilized dino hand may help solve how bird wings evolved from dinosaur limbs

June 18th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have found the fossilized hand of a long-necked, ostrich-like dinosaur in China, which may help solve the mystery of how bird wings evolved ... Read more...

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Lost Darwin ‘evolution egg’ surfaces 200 years on

April 10th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): An egg collected by Charles Darwin on his five-year voyage on the HMS Beagle in the 1830 and lost for nearly 200 years has been found in a ... Read more...

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Carrie Underwood apologizes to Matthew McConaughey for sexy boot slip

April 8th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): Carrie Underwood says she was mortified when she made a sexual reference joke to wanting to see Matthew McConaughey's "boots" in her acceptance speech at Sunday's American Country ... Read more...

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T. rex protein may have contained traces of ostrich rather than chicken

February 28th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): A fresh analysis of ancient protein from a fossilized Tyrannosaurus rex has revealed traces of ostrich haemoglobin in the original samples, which in an earlier study, were ... Read more...

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T Rex had the best nose of all meat-eating dinos

October 29th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Calgary (U of C) and the Royal Tyrrell Museum are providing new insight into the sense of smell of carnivorous dinosaurs, as ... Read more...

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Promote trade with India to cut inflation: Pakistani editorial

July 22nd, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Increased imports from India will help Pakistan reduce manufacturing costs and the level of inflation, an English newspaper said Tuesday, warning against an ostrich-like attitude over sub-continental commerce. ... Read more...

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Meet the dolphin thats the worlds first bionic sea creature

May 5th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by admin
London , May 5 (ANI): You must have heard about humans and animals being fitted with artificial limbs, but have you ever imagined a dolphin getting an artificial tail? Well, Winter, ... Read more...

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Emu farming in Kerala

April 11th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
By Juhan Samuel Kochi, Apr 10 (ANI): As the chicken industry is finding hard to take off due to avian flu and its implications, people in Kerala are seeing future prospects ... Read more...

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