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US nuclear submarine fire probably caused by a vacuum cleaner

June 7th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fire that on May 23 resulted in more than $400 million in damages (plus an additional 10% for secondary effects including disruption to other planned ... Read more...

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108-year-old vacuum cleaner retrieved from scrap yard

March 3rd, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) An aluminum vacuum cleaner made in 1904 was retrieved from a scrap yard and is still working, the Daily Mail reported Friday.The American Sturtevant vacuum cleaner ... Read more...

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Now, a pesticide-free way of killing weeds

January 22nd, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) It could be what gardners have long wished for -- a gadget that kills weeds in a jiffy without requiring noxious pesticides. But this zapper comes ... Read more...

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Cat wins Guinness record for loudest purr

May 22nd, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) A British cat with a purr likened to that of a vacuum cleaner has been recognized by the Guinness World Records in its "Loudest purr by ... Read more...

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Tighter UK visa controls risk losing non-EU engineers, firms: Expert

March 28th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 28 (ANI): Vacuum cleaner tycoon Sir James Dyson, who sits on the Prime Minister's business advisory group, has said that he is "extremely concerned" at recent changes which will cut ... Read more...

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Wisconsinite Woman Finds Drugs Worth $280,000 Insider Her Vacuum Cleaner’s Box

January 17th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 17, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): A Wisconsinite woman, who was bequeathed a vacuum cleaner as a present by her progeny, has unearthed that it was laden with drugs of the ... Read more...

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US woman finds $280K worth of drugs inside vacuum cleaner!

January 17th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 17 (ANI): An American woman has found more than a quarter-million dollars worth of drugs inside her new vacuum cleaner.A Wisconsin woman helped police clean up 280,000 dollars worth of ... Read more...

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Plans for dog-shaped vacuum cleaner come to light

November 26th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Does your dog get mad at the sight of a vacuum cleaner? Well, you can now take a breather, as plans for a dog-shaped vacuum cleaner designed to ... Read more...

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Now, ‘vacuum cleaner’ that sucks up oil slicks

November 16th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): It works just like any other vacuum cleaner, but instead of dust, this device sucks up oil.Engineering students at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, ... Read more...

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Stink Bugs Invading Mid Atlantic States

September 23rd, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Sep 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Stink bugs need a place to keep themselves warm over the winter and they seem to have targeted many homes in Mid Atlantic states. True ... Read more...

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Ditch Potter for the real world of science, says vacuum cleaner creator

May 28th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 28 (ANI): Inventor of the vacuum cleaner, Sir James Dyson has said that the Harry Potter movie and book series is harmful for children as they are being taken away ... Read more...

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The Fishers: The Longest-Married Couple

March 10th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 10 (Pen Men at Work): Herbert and Zelmyra Fisher, who belong to New Bern, North Carolina, possess the world record for the longest existence in matrimonial enjoyment. Their marriage has ... Read more...

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Where to hunt for iron on Mars

February 25th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 25 (ANI): A new study by scientists could help future Martian explorers to locate minerals deposits of iron on Mars, as well as aid in the search for life on ... Read more...

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It’s official: Men who do more housework get more sex!

January 7th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 7 (ANI): Men who devote lots of time to paid work and household chores get more sex.And the same applies to women.These are the conclusion of a new US study ... Read more...

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Parents ban Kelly Osbourne from marrying fiance for another 5yrs

March 20th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Brit television personality Kelly Osbourne has been banned by her parents, Sharon and Ozzy, from marrying her fiance Luke Worrall for another five years.Kelly, 24, who has ... Read more...

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Mod cons biggest aids to women’s lib: Study

March 13th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 13 (IANS) Plug-in modern conveniences like washing machines and refrigerators transformed women's lives and helped them enter the workforce, confirms a new study. Within a short span, mod cons ... Read more...

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Firefighters rescue puppy using vacuum cleaner

December 30th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 30 (RIA Novosti) A puppy was rescued from an abandoned well in the US state of Pennsylvania with the help of a vacuum cleaner, media said Tuesday. The Shih Tzu ... Read more...

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Shop assistant wards off knife-wielding robber with vacuum cleaner!

December 15th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): A shop assistant managed to ward off knife-wielding robber with nothing more than a vacuum cleaner.Pat Convery, 55, was vacuuming the aisles at her North East Convenience ... Read more...

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Housework could banish your blues

April 21st, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by admin
London, April 21 (ANI): Suffering from the blues? Well, heres a solution - just spend 20 minutes a week cleaning your house with the vacuum cleaner or involve yourself in sports.Mark ... Read more...

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