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Cell phone users hear ‘phantom ringing’


September 12th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Millions of people worldwide can feel their cell phones buzzing in their pockets, only to be taken for a ride by the phantom ringing. It may ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Riot control weapon that makes guys wet themselves (The Funny Side)


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
A new riot control weapon is being launched this month. You zap the sonic cannon at a bad guy and he immediately needs to go to the toilet. It penetrates ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Yes we can! Goa priest’s Obama style campaign (Goa Newsletter)


February 25th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 25 (IANS) The vibrations of Barack Obama's signature 'Yes, We Can!' campaign are now reverberating in Goa.In the small assembly segment of Cumbharjua, a riverine constituency near ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

viSparsh: Helping the blind through touch (With images)


February 6th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Mohammed Wasim is a young helpline operator at India's National Association for the Blind (NAB) who could only perceive brightness and lights, but the lack ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mild tremors in parts of Andhra trigger panic


January 26th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Mild tremors in parts of Andhra Pradesh Thursday triggered panic among people. There was no loss of life or damage to property.People ran out of ... Read more...

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Leap second decision postponed till 2015


January 20th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) A decision on whether to abolish the leap second, the occasional extra second added to the world's time, has been deferred to 2015, BBC reported.Experts at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Turtle eggs communicate before hatching


November 30th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Baby turtles can communicate with one another before they hatch and can arrange to emerge from their eggs at the same time, an Australian study has ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Neighbors complain that a deaf couple is too loud


November 30th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A deaf couple in Germany decided to move away from their neighborhood after their neighbors complained that they were too loud. The two have lived in a ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

iPhone could be used to spy on what you type


October 19th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) The iPhone 4 is so sensitive that it can decode what exactly is being typed on a computer keyboard and can double up as a spy ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Road vibrations, airport noise to produce energy?


July 21st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) Researchers are working on methods to convert road vibrations and airport runway noise into usable energy.University of Buffalo theoretical physicist Surajit Sen and colleagues suggest how ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Paracetamol, antibiotics don’t work in outer space


April 18th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Common drugs like paracetamol and antibiotics often lose their potency in outer space and would be useless for astronauts who are experiencing headaches or fighting infections, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Inner ear can ’store’ recent sounds: Study


April 6th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that vibrations in the inner ear continue even after a sound has ended, perhaps serving as a kind of mechanical memory of recent ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Killer spiders prey on insects that use vibration to woo mates


March 30th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Insects wanting to attract a mate are at risk of being eaten alive by killer spiders, according to a new study.Cardiff University scientists have discovered that the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Insects wooing mates risk becoming spider meals


March 30th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Insects wanting to attract a mate run the mortal risk of being being eaten alive by killer spiders.Experts from Cardiff University's School of Biosciences found that ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

JCB launches new 16-valve diesel engine


March 29th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Construction equipment major JCB India Ltd Tuesday launched its first domestically-built 16-valve diesel engine, which is Bharat Stage-III (BS-III) compliant."These latest technology engines, would offer ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mosquito needle ‘hurts far less than regular injection’


March 25th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Scientists have developed a motorised, harpoon-like needle that hurts far less than a regular injection - because it resembles a mosquito's mouth parts.The needle mimics a mosquito's proboscis, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New, ’smart’ solutions to drone out those annoying car noises


March 12th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): The droning of a car is just one of the annoying noises cars make but now 11 Fraunhofer Institutes have joined forces to create the 'Adaptronics Alliance,' making ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Michelangelo’s David ‘may collapse due to train line construction’


March 5th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): Michelangelo's statue of David is at risk of collapsing due to the construction of a high-speed railway line beneath Florence.The statue is riddled with tiny cracks, particularly in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

No shifts in J.K chief ministerships: Farooq Abdullah


February 20th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Feb.20 (ANI): Union Cbinet Minister and National conference leader, Farooq Abdullah, has said that there will be no change of chief ministership in Jammu and Kashmir for next three years."There have ... Read more...

Posted in National |

World’s Smallest Engraving on Edge of Razor Blade


February 11th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It says, “Nothing is Impossible.” The etching carved by Graham Short seems to prove what it says, since it is carved on the edge of a razor ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

World’s smallest engraving completed on the edge of a razor blade


February 11th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): The world's smallest engraving has been completed on the edge of a razor blade and it says 'Nothing is impossible'.Graham Short, from Birmingham, took around 150 attempts before ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Be it soil, rock or wood, spiders can change tactics to attract mates


January 25th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): A new study has shown that when courting, spiders can modify their mating strategy depending on the environmental surface (soil, rock, wood, leaves) to attract the female spiders.Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How mums can hear a baby cry even in a noisy party


November 15th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Ever wondered how a mother hears the sound of a baby crying at the other end of the room in a noisy party, even if it's not hers? ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists capture ’song’ of a distant star


November 8th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) Scientists have captured a hum emitted by a star trillions of miles away as part of new research that is providing insights into what lies beneath the surface ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Assassin bugs lure spiders by mimicking prey caught in webs


October 28th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Scientists from Macquarie University, Australia, have discovered that a species of insect lures spiders by mimicking prey caught in webs.The team found that assassin bugs plucked the web's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Runner Clitheroe’s tweet rallies English to take part in Delhi CWG


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.23 (ANI): After three high-profile withdrawals, ace England runner Helen Clitheroe has used her Twitter account to issue a rally call to all English sportspersons to take part in the XIXth ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bob Marley family loses copyright fight with Universal Music Group


September 15th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): Bob Marley's family has lost a lawsuit seeking the copyrights to several of the late singer's best-known recordings.New York Judge Denise Cote ruled Universal Music Group (UMG) owned ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Alameda County Fair Attacked By Yellow Bees


July 4th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Alameda County Fair in Pleasanton on Friday, July 2, saw a massive attack of yellow bees where around 100 people were stung by them. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Carbon nanotubes speakers to unveil secrets of deep seas


June 14th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14(ANI): Knowing the secrets of the deep seas can now become easier, thanks to the invention of carbon nanotube speakers.Engineers seem to have found an alternative to the sound ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Train driver heard explosion, felt vibrations


May 28th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jhargram (West Bengal), May 28 (IANS) The driver of Gyaneshwari Express heard an explosion and then felt vibrations before the Mumbai-bound passenger train derailed near here Friday, killing at least 65 ... Read more...

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Wii Fit injury turns woman into a sex addict!


April 14th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 14 (ANI): Amanda Flowers, a catering worker in Manchester, needs 10 sex sessions a day - courtesy a fall from her Wii Fit board which turned her into a sex ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Assassin bugs stalk and lure their victim


February 14th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): A new study by scientists in Australia has shown that assassin bugs stalk their victim on its home territory, or lure it away and eat it.For the study, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pune youngsters vent anger in virtual world on blast


February 14th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Pune/New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) "How dare they touch Pune?", fumed an angry and anguished Swaroopa Sanap, a Pune youngster, on popular social networking website Facebook, a day after a blast ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Worm Grunting Gets A Fan Following


December 23rd, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Dec 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A week ago, the Americans were unaware of a term 'Worm Grunting'. However, today it has become one of the top-most searches on the web, courtesy ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Club-winged songbird’s vibrating feathers produce courtship song


November 11th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): Club-winged manakins might not use their specialised feathers for flying, but when it comes to courting a potential mate they can be music to the ears, say researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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