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Third of Earth’s organisms live in rocks, sediments


August 9th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A third of the Earth's organisms live in our planet's rocks and sediments - and the amount could even be greater undersea than what we ... Read more...

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King Pnguins find human presence stressful


July 11th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 11 (IANS) King penguins not used to human presence are likely to become more stressed than those exposed to tourists and noises.All these specimens were from King Penguin ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Madagascar 3′ - cramped but triple the fun (IANS Movie Review)


June 9th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Madagascar 3"; Cast: Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chris Rock; Directors: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon; Rating: ***As a film franchise progresses, its creators face a unique problem. They ... Read more...

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‘Madagascar 3′ on Indian screens June 8 (With Images)


April 17th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The third instalment of animation film "Madagascar" is set to release in India June 8."Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" will narrate the story of ... Read more...

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Antarctic Penguins counted in satellite census


April 14th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A satellite census has revealed that the population of emperor penguin in Antarctic was twice as much as earlier estimated, an article in the PLoS ... Read more...

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Warming Antarctic alters penguin breeding cycles


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Higher temperatures brought on by global warming are already affecting the breeding cycles of three penguin species sharing the Western Antarctic Peninsula. Heather Lynch, assistant professor ... Read more...

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Alga blooming in Antarctica can be seen from space


March 6th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australian scientists have produced images from space which shows giant algae floating on the surface of Antarctica. It is not clear how the algae got there but ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Algae bloom can be seen from space


March 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Snow blown off the Antarctica into the nearby ocean is believed to have caused a field of bright green algae that is so large it is ... Read more...

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Shakira attacked by sea lion


February 15th, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Pop star Shakira was attempting to take a picture of a sea lion, which thought her mobile phone was a fish and attacked her. The ... Read more...

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Shakira attacked by sea lion


February 14th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cape Town, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Shakira has revealed that she suffered an attack in South Africa recently when she tried to take a snap of a sea lion. The She ... Read more...

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Elijah missed Murphy while recording


November 28th, 2011 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) The "Lord of the Rings" star Elijah Wood says he was "extremely sad" while recording for "Happy Feet 2" without Brittany Murphy, who died suddenly ... Read more...

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Sidney Crosby welcomed heartily for game against Islanders


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pittsburgh, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The NHL has welcomed back one of its favorite sons – Sidney Crosby. The Penguins’ star received standing ovation when he stepped on to the ice for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hips don’t lie: Scientists


November 14th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Your hips could reveal your innermost secrets -- details about your mood, your health and even if you are telling lies.Rory Wilson, professor of aquatic biology ... Read more...

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Agreement to create biggest marine reserve at Antarctica


November 4th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Nov 4 (IANS) Delegates from 25 nations at a Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) meeting in the Tasmanian capital Hobart Friday agreed to a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Birds can smell kin, avoid inbreeding


September 23rd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) Birds may have a more highly developed sense of smell than researchers suspected.For instance, penguins may be able to smell whether another penguin is a kin, ... Read more...

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Happy Feet Penguin seems to be heading the wrong way


September 6th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Sept 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are keenly following the movement of the famous penguin Happy Feet. The animal was released into the Atlantic Ocean officials at the Wellington Zoo cared for ... Read more...

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Pregnant Allen feels like penguin


August 25th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Pregnant pop star Lily Allen says she feels like a waddling penguin, thanks to her expanding baby bump.She woke up in the morning feeling like a ... Read more...

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Hilary Duff pregnant with first child


August 15th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Singer-actress Hilary Duff and her husband Mike Comrie are expecting their first child and announced the news on their first wedding anniversary."Hello everyone! This weekend, ... Read more...

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Carrey’s painting to be in new film


August 2nd, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Actor Jim Carrey, who loves to paint in his free time, is working on a 16 feet tall and 12 feet wide canvas and says ... Read more...

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A solar eclipse for penguins, sea leopards?


July 1st, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Sky gazers in India and around the world will be a disappointed lot as they won't be able to witness the partial solar eclipse occurring ... Read more...

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Antarctic penguin takes wrong turn, ends 4,000 miles away


June 24th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) A penguin took a wrong turn in the Antarctic and landed up some 4,000 miles away in New Zealand, a media report said Friday.The ten-month-old bird ... Read more...

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Pattinson cried on ‘Water For Elephants’ sets


April 13th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Hollywood heartthrob Robert Pattinson says he cried on the sets of his latest film "Water For Elephants" after completing his shoot with an elephant.The 24-year-old actor ... Read more...

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‘Naked’ penguin chicks baffle experts with their feather-loss disorder


April 9th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): The appearance of "naked" penguin chicks, which have been afflicted with a feather-loss disorder, have left scientists puzzled as to what could be causing the condition.Researchers from the ... Read more...

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Hilary Duff, Husband Mike Comrie Are ‘Excited To Have Kids’


January 16th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A whole lot of celebrity couples are on their way to become proud parents and one celebrity who wants to join the list is none other ... Read more...

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Carrey agrees to appear on chat show after 17 years


January 10th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Hollywood funnyman Jim Carrey has finally accepted an invite to appear on American chat show "Inside The Actors Studio" after pal Bradley Cooper told him to stop ... Read more...

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Hilary Duff On How She Keeps Her Long Distance Marriage Alive!


November 24th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
In a recent interview to radio, Hilary added “it must be fun and interesting “.Hilary also added that since they are in a long distance relationship, such things adds wonders to ... Read more...

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Lack of female company drives penguins to ‘gay flings’


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) According to a new study, lack of female company drives penguins to short-term gay flings.Scientists who studied a colony of king penguins discovered that even though more than ... Read more...

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Penguins too ‘have gay flings’


October 21st, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that king penguins do not form long-term homosexual pairs despite same-sex "flirting".Researchers found that over a quarter of the birds in one colony ... Read more...

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Penguins killed by foxes in London Zoo


October 16th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Penguins and some other animals were killed by foxes in London Zoo, a media report said Saturday.A probe report showed that 11 South African and rockhopper penguins ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ancient Giant Penguins Dressed Casually, No Tux


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports from CBS news, an ancient giant penguin has been discovered which did not wear the typical formal attire which today’s penguins often go out in. ... Read more...

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Ancient Giant Penguin Fossil Unearthed


October 1st, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 1, 2010(Pen Men at Work): the fossil of a giant prehistoric penguin has been discovered recently. Scientists who analyzed the fossil have revealed certain startling facts about the prehistoric bird. ... Read more...

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Ancient giant penguin existed on Earth 36 million years ago


October 1st, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fossil of an ancient Giant Penguin was found in Reserva Nacional de Paracas in Peru. The fossil is of the penguin that lived around 36 million years ... Read more...

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Fossils Of Ancient Giant Penguin Discovered In Peru


October 1st, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Oct 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fossil of a giant penguin that has been unearthed by paleontologists brings into the limelight startling revelations about the kind of features that the ... Read more...

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Now, tour the earth on Google


October 1st, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Google has now taken tourism to the next level by allowing people worldwide to watch from the comfort of their home monuments like Stonehenge, the streets of Italy's ... Read more...

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Colourful penguins didn’t don trademark black and white swimsuit 36m yrs ago


October 1st, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Newly discovered fossil feathers have revealed that the trademark black and white swimsuit of penguins came later in evolution-an evolutionary development that could have also made them better ... Read more...

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