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Robot squirrels battle rattlesnakes


April 5th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Robot squirrels have been sent into the wilds of California to battle against rattlesnakes, it was reported here Wednesday.The robo-rodents will bravely endure the bites of ... Read more...

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Eastwood’s new obsession is Lola!


January 3rd, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Director Clint Eastwood has become obsessed with a squirrel called Lola and leaves his office door open so that she can come in when he is ... Read more...

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‘Chopper carrying Khandu was new, but unfit for such terrain’


May 4th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The helicopter ferrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, which crashed last Saturday, was new and registered in July last year, but it had just ... Read more...

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‘Bin Laden hunter’ Gary Faulkner wants piece of 27 million dollar reward


May 4th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Gary Faulkner, an American who gained fame as the "Osama bin Laden hunter", wants a chunk of the 27 million dollar reward following terrorist's death.The U.S. State Department's ... Read more...

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Quaid’s addiction almost cost him everything in life


April 13th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 13 (IANS) Actor Dennis Quaid has revealed that his addiction to drugs almost cost him everything in life."My greatest mistake was being addicted to cocaine. I ... Read more...

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Cocaine was part of movie budgets, says Dennis Quaid


April 12th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): American actor Dennis Quaid has revealed that cocaine was a part of movie budgets when he first arrived in Hollywood.The star also admitted that his greatest mistake was ... Read more...

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Women more likely to take unplanned leave


January 23rd, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) Women are more likely than men to take unplanned leave and don't mind giving an embarrassing excuse for doing so. Research carried out for Sovereign Health Care ... Read more...

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Women more likely than men to pull a sickie


January 23rd, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): A recent research has found women are more likely than men to not only 'pull a sickie' but also to pull off embarrassing excuses for taking unplanned leaves.The ... Read more...

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Russian squirrel’s anti alcoholism ad goes viral on the Internet


December 5th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Russian campaign against alcoholism has got a major boost in the arm because their advertisement featuring a squirrel went viral on the internet. Fortunately the ... Read more...

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Jack Russel chases terrified mountain lion up a tree in US


November 14th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): A Jack Russel in the US chased a terrified mountain lion up a tree before it was knocked down and caught.But with the odds stacked against him, Jack, ... Read more...

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Prince William gets his helicopter wings


September 17th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Britain's Prince William has graduated as a search and rescue helicopter pilot, a media report Friday said. The second-in-line to the throne will join 22 Squadron's C Flight ... Read more...

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Prince William qualifies as Search and Rescue pilot


September 17th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17 (ANI): Prince William is all set to graduate as a Search and Rescue Force helicopter pilot and is delighted at finishing the 'challenging' course.The 28-year-old will join 22 ... Read more...

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Preschool kids use statistics to understand others


August 18th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Preschool kids can figure out another person's preferences by using-believe it or not-statistics.In one experiment, children aged 3 and 4 saw a puppet named "Squirrel" remove five toys ... Read more...

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Australia approves horse meat consumption


July 9th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 9 (IANS) Australians will be able to consume horse meat for the first time after the authorities gave their approval for slaughtering the animals. Horse meat is consumed around the world, ... Read more...

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Los Alamos Campground shut down after a squirrel tests positive for plague


July 5th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports, a squirrel, which used to live in the Los Alamos campground has tested positive for plague. The squirrel was captured and tested for ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

One in five men hides savings account from partner


April 10th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): One in five men has a savings account, which is hidden from his partner, according to The Times.Husbands and boyfriends keep the money a secret because they think ... Read more...

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Conan O’Brien Becomes Popular On Twitter


February 25th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The numerous fans of comedian and TV show host Conan O'Brien were wondering about the next move of the anchor after he decided to exit NBC. ... Read more...

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Squirrel banned from rollercoaster ride!


February 15th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Alton Towers theme park has banned a squirrel from its rollercoaster as its pranks posed a health and safety risk.The rodent was reportedly creating problems for operators at ... Read more...

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Scientists unearth fossil of 150 mln yr old squirrel-sized dino


October 25th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, October 25 (ANI): Scientists have unearthed the fossil of a 150 million year old tiny dinosaur, which would have weighed less than a kilogram and measured around 70 centimetres long, about ... Read more...

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How Britney sent sales of squirrel meat soaring


October 11th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): Sales of squirrel meat are soaring in the US, all thanks to Britney Spears.A biography of the pop princess, published in the US, has revealed that the ... Read more...

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Squirrels learn from observing others


July 29th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): A new study has shown that squirrels quickly learn by watching their peers.In the study, Dr Lisa Leaver of the University of Exeter and her colleagues tested grey ... Read more...

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‘Squirrel on the menu’ belief stuns Duhamel


June 27th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 27 (ANI): American actor Josh Duhamel has revealed that he was left stunned when he heard that people actually believe squirrel is served at his Minot, North Dakota restaurant.The rodent ... Read more...

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Macca to compose music for animated kids film


June 18th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney is set to compose music for an animated kids movie after a gap of over 40 years.The former Beatle previously created the tunes for ... Read more...

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Wills coaching Harry on helicopter flying’


May 26th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): Prince William is reportedly coaching younger brother Harry during his flying course.The party-loving princes have allegedly cut down on night outs to put in extra hours for ... Read more...

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Liev Schreiber livid over ’squirrel like’ X-Men figurine


May 9th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Hollywood actor Liev Schreiber, who portrays Victor Creed in X-Men, is disappointed that his X-Men toy figure looks like an angry squirrel.Live's character eventually adopts the mutant alter-ego ... Read more...

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Wills ‘to begin advanced helicopter training’


April 18th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): Prince William has reportedly completed his basic flight training and will move on to a more advanced learning as he trains to become a search and rescue ... Read more...

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Booze denied Winehouse crawling up to grab vacationers drinks


January 14th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): It looks like Amy Winehouse, who is holidaying in Caribbean, is failing in her bid to clean up her act, for she has been spotted crawling up ... Read more...

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Purple squirrel leaves British experts baffled


December 22nd, 2008 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): A purple squirrel, spotted by pupils and staff at a British school, has baffled experts because they don''t seem to find any explanation for the ''unusual'' colour ... Read more...

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Samantha Ronsons gay marriage ban protests enrage animal activists


November 11th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohans galpal Samantha Ronsons remarks against gay marriage ban has left animal rights activist fuming.Expressing her views on the passing of Propositions 2 and ... Read more...

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Take a look at the bizarre emergency calls cops have to deal with!


July 24th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): Cops in the UK have had to deal with some pretty bizarre emergency calls like the time when a woman dialled 999 to ask them to find ... Read more...

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Megan Fox, fiance Austin Green still engaged and still solid


July 10th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Transporters actress Megan Fox and actor Austin Green have laughed off rumours that their relationship has come to an end.Londons Daily Star magazine reported that Fox had ... Read more...

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Now, Oz politician Troy Buswell accused of grabbing MP’s testicles!


May 17th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 17 (ANI): Barely has the scandal of West Australian Opposition leader Troy Buswell sniffing a female colleagues chair and pulling another's bra strap died down that hes been accused ... Read more...

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Squirrels use discarded snake skins to mask scent from predators


December 20th, 2007 - 3:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at UC Davis has found that snake-scent is one of tools squirrels use to throw predators off their scent.Barbara Clucas, a ... Read more...

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