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Perry hungry for knowledge


July 30th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Pop star Katy Perry says she is still as eager to learn new things as she was during her school days.The "Teenage Dream" hitmaker says ... Read more...

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9-year-old Australian offered contract by Barcelona


July 17th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 17 (IANS) Spanish giants Barcelona have recruited an Australian nine-year-old who made an instant impact with the club.The Daily Telegraph reported that Zak Gilsenan was offered a contract ... Read more...

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New nanosponge can clean seas of oil spills


April 17th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) US scientists have innovated a nanosponge that can sweep the seas clean of oil spills and minimise ecological damage to marine life.The airy nanosponges also conduct ... Read more...

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Kerry Trebilcock loves to eat sponges & soap bars


February 29th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 21-year-old dental nurse suffers from a rare eating disorder which causes her to crave for things that are not edible. She narrated how she has eaten ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Toddler devours three-tier wedding cake!


December 26th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) A toddler in Britain ate his way through a three-tiered cake as it was about to be served at a wedding reception as he wandered off ... Read more...

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My son is the smartest: Wilkinson


October 30th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Former Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson says her 22-month-old son Hank Baskett is a genius and she is constantly amazed at his smartness.Wilkinson says her son with ... Read more...

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Parents fooling with kids give them headstart in life


October 28th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) Parents who play the fool or pretend with their toddlers give their children a headstart in life.Most parents are naturals at playing the fool with their ... Read more...

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Ellen DeGeneres: Liza Minnelli Speaks on Michael Jackson


October 12th, 2011 - 4:14 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Liza Minnelli was a guest on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' today. Liza has been entertaining audiences all over the world for the past six decades. Her first movie ... Read more...

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Karnataka ore transport ban affects Goa’s iron plants


June 21st, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) Half a dozen sponge and pig iron manufacturing plants in Goa, including the Vedanta Resources-owned Sesa Industries Limited (SIL), have been severely affected by the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Breakthrough could help hydrogen replace petrol as fuel


April 1st, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Hydrogen fuel could become viable as an eco-friendly alternative to petrol, thanks to a new process that allows it to be stored cheaply and practicably.The technology ... Read more...

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Kardashian hates washing cars


March 25th, 2011 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) Actress Kim Kardashian prefers to wait for the rain to wash a car rather than doing it herself.The 30-year-old actress hates taking a sponge to ... Read more...

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Why our skin doesn’t dissolve in the bath


March 9th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 09 (ANI): Scientists in Australia have found the answer to why our skin goes wrinkly but doesn't dissolve in the bath."When we are in the bath and we have been ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Schwarzenegger returns to acting


January 19th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Arnold Schwarzenegger is set to play a soldier in new movie "With Wings of Eagles" on his return to acting.The "Terminator" star took a break from ... Read more...

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Faria’s win proud moment for India: Designers


December 5th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Nicole Faria's winning the "Miss Earth 2010" contest in Vietnam is a proud moment for India and is indicative of its growth in the world of fashion, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Mallika Sherawat’s Sexy Car Wash Video On Youtube A Frenzy!


November 20th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
‘Politics Of Love’ is a romantic comedy set in the times preceding Barack Obama’s appointment to the office of US President. The plot of the story centers on a team campaigning ... Read more...

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Whakatane bakers’ world-record cake aim


October 17th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 17 (ANI): A group of Whakatane bakers have apparently set a record for the biggest cake ever baked.The cake is in the shape of a snake, measuring 62.34 metres.The cake ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Laptops May Cause Toasted Skin Syndrome & Low Sperm Count


October 4th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If sitting with your laptop across your legs while you work or play video games is a habit of yours, then recent reports may cause you to rethink ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Resting laptop on legs can damage skin


October 4th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 4 (IANS) Beware -- people who work with a laptop on their legs can permanently damage their skin. A medical report has found that placing the devices next to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Why white cars never go out of vogue


September 13th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 13 (ANI): A new survey has indicated that amidst so many colour options, the most popular shade among American car buyers is plain old white.Since 2007, when white ended silver's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Sponge on a string’ can check oesophageal cancer risk


September 10th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10 (ANI): UK experts have claimed that swallowing a sponge on a piece of string could help prevent a deadly form of cancer.Medical Research Council scientists have created the "cytosponge" ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Advance towards early detection for Alzheimer’s and cancer


September 9th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 9 (ANI): Scientists at the UK's National Physical Laboratory have created a new strategy for quicker and more precise detection of biomarkers-a feat that could pave the way for new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, an invisible bra that can be worn under the skin for boob lift!


September 4th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 4 (ANI): Forget breast implants, for scientists have come up with 'invisible bra', which can be worn under the skin.The internal bra System called Breform is a soft sponge placed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New material that turns oil into solid gel could help clean Gulf spill mess


August 7th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new material containing soap like molecules, that can turn oil into a solid gel - a property that could help clean the Gulf oil ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz sponge may help shed light on life’s origin


August 5th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 5 (ANI): Rice University's researchers have established a draft genome sequence for Amphimedon queenslandica, a sponge found off the coast of Australia - that can help them understand life's origin ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Christina Aguilera plans tour for new album


May 15th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Singer Christina Aguilera is planning a spectacular tour with circus acrobats to showcase her new album "Bionic". "I can't live without drama. On my last tour I had ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

We were offered DID: Bosco Caesar


April 23rd, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Television has proved to be a lucrative option for reputed Bollywood music directors, singers and choreographers. Over the years, the unsung (and underpaid) heroes of the film ... Read more...

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Overweight kids may develop spinal abnormalities


December 1st, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Increased body mass index as a child could lead to early degeneration in the spine, says a new study.The research was presented at the annual meeting of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How the sponge stays slim


November 17th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 17 (ANI): In a new research, a team of biologists has discovered how a reef-dwelling species of sponge can filter enormous amounts of carbon without growing in size.According to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sponges recycle carbon to give life to coral reefs


November 14th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 14 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that sponges recycle carbon to give life to coral reefs.The research was conducted by Jasper De Goeij, the student of marine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Katy Perry celebrates LA homecoming gig with food fight!


September 1st, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): Singer Katy Perry celebrated her LA homecoming gig with a messy food fight.The 'I Kissed A Girl' hitmaker returned to Los Angeles after touring in Europe.She played ... Read more...

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‘Clever’ mug keeps tea, wine at ideal temperatures


August 21st, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 21 (ANI): Two German scientists have created a high-tech mug, which they claim will keep your mulled wine or coffee at the perfect temperature.To make the revolutionary IBP mug, Klaus ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

I used to be a terrible actress: Priyanka Chopra (Interview)


July 20th, 2009 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) She is one of the reigning stars in Bollywood, but Priyanka Chopra says she was a very bad actress when she debuted with "Andaaz" six ... Read more...

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New mattress to double the effectiveness of CPR


July 12th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): In a breakthrough innovation, students at Michigan Technological University (MTU) have designed a special mattress that can make cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) nearly twice as effective as an ordinary ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers develop artificial tissue that mimics real ones


May 16th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Researchers have developed a unique, highly porous, sponge-like material whose properties mimic those of biological soft tissues. Australian and Korean researchers, led by Goeffrey M. Spinks, used DNA strands ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Christina Aguilera’s 16-month-old son has a cleaning fetish!


May 13th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Christina Aguilera's 16-month-old son has a cleaning fetish and loves being his mommy's little helper.The Beautiful singer revealed that tot Max Liron, her first son with ... Read more...

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