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Stiller to reunite with Hill for new comedy


July 24th, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Actors Ben Stiller and Jonah Hill, who are currently seen together in "The Watch", are set to star in new comedy "Aloha".Hill came up with the ... Read more...

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50 new planets found


September 13th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Astronomers have discovered at least 50 new planets beyond the solar system, including 16 that are of a size similar to Earth, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Does galaxy hold thousands of ticking ‘time bombs’?


September 7th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) In the blockbuster 'Speed', a bomb on a bus is triggered to detonate if the vehicle slows down below 50 miles an hour.The premise, slow down ... Read more...

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Controversial JFK ambulance sold for $120K at auction


January 24th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): A controversial ambulance has fetched 120,000 dollars at Barrett Jackson auction after people questioned whether the ambulance ever carried the body of late U.S. President John F. Kennedy. ... Read more...

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Meet Soapman, the 18th century Egyptian mummy made of soap!


January 5th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Scientists have revealed an 18th century Egyptian mummy that is made out of soap.The mummy belongs to North America and lived in 18th-century Philadelphia. It was unearthed by ... Read more...

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Bones Season 6 Episode 1 Premieres On Fox


September 24th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meera Kar Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Bones Season 6" Episode 1 was premiered on Fox Channel on Thursday at 7 PM. The show resumed after seven months since Jeffersonian's team separated their ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama’s portrait to be placed at Smithsonian’s National Gallery


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): The portraits of US First Lady Michelle Obama and business magnate Martha Stewart would be reportedly placed at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington.A New York-based ... Read more...

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Moon may be shrinking


August 20th, 2010 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (DPA) The moon is smaller than it used to be and could still be shrinking, NASA scientists said Thursday pointing to new evidence that the moon has contracted relatively ... Read more...

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Did soccer WC oracle, Paul the octopus, really see into the future?


July 13th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): The 2010 soccer World Cup has two winners, the Spaniards, who lifted the golden trophy, and Paul, the octopus that predicted their victory. The Spanish win is understandable ... Read more...

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Male hummingbirds well maintain their territories to attract mates


April 8th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): While observing the behaviour of hummingbirds, a group of researchers discovered that males defend and maintain a territory with a high density of nectar-producing flowers to attract females.During ... Read more...

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Harriet Tubman items to be displayed at the Smithsonian


March 11th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The personal items of the famous abolitionist Harriet Tubman will be at display at the National Mall. Harriet Tubman is well known for freeing hundreds ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama donates inaugural gown to educational facility Smithsonian


March 10th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Michelle Obama has donated the white gown she wore at the inauguration to the Smithsonian, saying it helped the public "connect with a moment in history in a ... Read more...

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Heavier monkey moms produce better milk


March 6th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): A new study has shown that heavier monkey moms that have given birth before produce higher quality breast milk, resulting in infants that are more playful and confident ... Read more...

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Smithsonian Warehouse Roof Collapses After Snowfall


February 11th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Owing to the heavy blizzard and snowfall, the roof of a Smithsonian warehouse collapsed on February 10 in Baltimore, Maryland. The famous museum is located in ... Read more...

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Zac Efron’s ‘17 Again’ tops 2009’s ‘Most Gaffe-Prone Films’ list


December 30th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Zac Efron's '17 Again' has topped a list of 2009's 'Most Gaffe-Prone Films'.The survey, by film website moviemistakes.com revealed that the comedy, about a man who gets the ... Read more...

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Paresh Mokashi Takes Harishchandrachi Factory To The Oscars


December 19th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaLast month, while Paresh Mokashi was in the US to check out his film's "Harishchandrachi Factory' prospect at the Oscars, he got a chance to screen the quirky bio-pic ... Read more...

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The Ellen DeGeneres Show - Adam Lambert Performs


December 2nd, 2009 - 5:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
By Angela Kaye Mason Dec 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On today's "Ellen DeGeneres Show", Ellen dances her way out on stage and announces that we are going to play "Blindfolded Musical Santa Chairs". ... Read more...

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Changes in rodent size tied to population, climate change


July 31st, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) The head shape and overall size of rodents have been changing over the years. Now, an ecologist has tied these changes to human population density and climate change. Oliver ... Read more...

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‘This is not based on historical fact’- Ben Stiller on NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM


July 21st, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
In this sequel, Ben Stiller is back as Larry Daley and is once again embroiled in an astonishing adventure with a host of enthralling historical figures who have come to life. ... Read more...

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Sacha Baron Cohen’s Bruno tops weekend box office


July 13th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Bruno' has topped the weekend box office after raking in 30.4 million dollars.According to studio estimates, 'Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs' landed the ... Read more...

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Amy Adams struggled to fit in her pants


July 10th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Amy Adams may be delighted by the overwhelming response by fans to her latest adventure comedy flick "Night At the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian' opposite Ben Stiller, but the actress ... Read more...

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‘Ice Age’, ‘Transformers 2′ share weekend box office top spot


July 6th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): "Ice Age: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs" tied with "Transformers 2" at the top of weekend box office after both raked in 42.5 million dollars.According to studio estimates, ... Read more...

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‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen’ top weekend box office


June 29th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen', starring Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox, has topped the weekend box office after raking in 112 million dollars.According to studio estimates, Sandra ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock’s ‘The Proposal’ tops weekend box office


June 22nd, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): Sandra Bullock's romantic comedy The Proposal, co-starring Ryan Reynolds, has topped the weekend box office after raking in 34.1 million dollars.According to studio estimates, 'The Hangover' landed ... Read more...

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‘The Hangover’ tops weekend box office


June 15th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): 'The Hangover' has topped the weekend box office after raking in 33.4 million dollars.According to studio estimates, 'Up' landed the second spot with 30.5 million dollars.'The Taking of ... Read more...

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‘Up’ tops box office for second week running


June 8th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Animated action comedy 'Up' has topped the box office for the second week in a row after raking in 44.2 million dollars.According to studio estimates, 'The Hangover' came ... Read more...

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Ben Stiller Beats Down Terminator Salvation


May 25th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Terminator Salvation isn't being terminated exactly. But it is being denied.Ben Stiller's Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, not the latest Terminator film, was winning the Memorial Day weekend ... Read more...

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Ben Stiller’s ‘Night at the Museum’ tops weekend box office


May 25th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Ben Stiller's 'Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian' has topped the weekend box office after raking in 53.5 million dollars.According to studio estimates, Christian Bale's ... Read more...

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White House visit embarrasses Ben Stiller


May 20th, 2009 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Hollywood funnyman Ben Stiller is hanging his head in shame after touring the White House with English comedian Ricky Gervais, who showed up in extremely casual threads. The actors, ... Read more...

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Two monkeys slap Ben Stiller


May 19th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 19(IANS) Hollywood funnyman Ben Stiller had the time of his life when he was beaten up by two monkeys recently on the set of his new movie "Night At ... Read more...

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Researchers develop ‘astro-comb’ to locate earth-like planets


May 8th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) The ability to detect presence of extrasolar planets orbiting distant stars has got better with researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics creating an "astro-comb" to detect lighter ... Read more...

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Sun-watching satellite observes solar eruption in unprecedented detail


May 24th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 24 (ANI): A sun-watching satellite has observed a solar eruption in unprecedented detail, revealing new features that are predicted by computer models but difficult to see in practice.Such eruptions, ... Read more...

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Hank Azaria joins Jack Black in Year One


February 12th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Hank Azaria has signed on to star alongside Jack Black and Michael Cera in Columbias Year One.Azaria will be playing the character of Abraham in the movie that ... Read more...

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Hank Azaria signs on for Night at the Museum 2


February 12th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Hank Azaria will be starring alongside Ben Stiller and Amy Adams in 20th Century Fox's "Night at the Museum 2."According to the Hollywood Reporter, the actor will be ... Read more...

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Amy Adams in talks to join Ben Stiller in ‘Night at the Museum 2′


February 5th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Amy Adams is in talks to star alongside Ben Stiller in 20th Century Fox's "Night at the Museum 2."If she signs on, Adams will be playing an undetermined ... Read more...

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