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Mars Landing Site Named for Ray Bradbury


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The late scientist Ray Bradbury has been given a privilege even when he is deep into his grave. The NASA agencies named their new chapter of ... Read more...

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Teen collapses after 5-days of gaming marathon


August 9th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tyler Rigsby who is 15 year old stayed up in his bedroom enjoying his video games which caused him to stay locked up in his room, he ... Read more...

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China’s mobile gamers may exceed 200 mn in 2012


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 2 (IANS) The number of Chinese people who play mobile video games is estimated to hit 215 million in 2012, according to a report released by Chinese market ... Read more...

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Drunk shoppers boosting online sales


December 29th, 2011 - 7:23 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Those who shopped while tipsy were more generous in buying for others but more likely to regret their purchase, a survey has found.Forty-three percent of those ... Read more...

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HMV suffers 36-mn-pound loss in six months


December 19th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) Global music chain HMV announced Monday it has suffered a loss of 36 million pounds (over $55 million) in six months, putting its future in doubt.The ... Read more...

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Bearded dragon lizard plays video games


December 16th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Who would ever believe that a lizard will be able to play a game? Well if you try something the creature loves, may be it will ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Early to bed, early to rise makes you fit


September 30th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 30 (IANS) "Early to bed and early to rise" could be the key to staying lean and more active than night-owls during one's youth, even though both groups ... Read more...

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Boy beaten for 30 minutes after he stole to play video games


August 16th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy in China was hung from a pole by his hands and feet, whipped and then beaten for 30 minutes by his angry parents ... Read more...

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Computer games can help kids fight obesity


May 31st, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 31 (IANS) While parents usually worry over the negative influences of computer games on their children, scientists in New Zealand have found such games are actually beneficial for ... Read more...

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Teen drinking linked to higher internet use


May 10th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Teenagers who drink alcohol spend more time on their computers for social networking, downloading and listening to music compared to peers who don't drink.These results are ... Read more...

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Britain nurturing kids into becoming ‘couch potatoes’


May 4th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): A new study conducted by steel firm Tata Steel has come out with a startling revelation which states that Britain is raising a 'generation of couch potatoes' who ... Read more...

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Twitter record over Osama’s killing


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) An astounding 3,440 tweets per second were posted on an average over Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's killing in Pakistan, setting a new Twitter ... Read more...

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Video games ‘help cystic fibrosis patients keep their airways clearer’


May 1st, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): A new study has suggested that video games controlled by the player's breath can encourage youths with cystic fibrosis to use techniques that can help keep their airways ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, stroke patients to recover hand mobility using sensor glove


April 27th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Stroke patients may soon be able to recover hand mobility as they play video games motion -- thanks to a glove developed at McGill University in Montreal.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Video games may boost stroke recovery


April 8th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 08 (ANI): A research from St. Michael's Hospital has indicated that virtual reality and other video games can significantly improve motor function in stroke patients.Patients who played video games, such ... Read more...

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Heavy Rain dominates video game Baftas


March 17th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): Heavy Rain, created by Quantic Dream won big at the Bafta Video Games Awards, picking up three awards.The film noir-inspired murder-mystery won best story, original music and technical ... Read more...

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Study examines what makes a video game popular


March 11th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Granada have tried to establish the characteristics that a video game must have to be entertaining.They have created a video game that will ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What you watch is what you do


March 8th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 08 (ANI): A new analysis of more than 25 years of research has shown that exposure via the media to activities such as street racing, binge drinking and unprotected sex ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How video games can reveal a child’s core competencies


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A researcher from Florida State University has presented an approach wherein a learning experience can be made more enjoyable by creating video games into which educational content and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Girls who play video games behave better


February 1st, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) Girls who play video games behave better, feel more connected to families and have stronger mental health. Researchers from Brigham Young University focused on girls aged between 11 ... Read more...

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Video gamers are terrible drivers: Study


February 1st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A UK study has claimed that people who spend their spare time playing driving video games prove to be more dangerous when put behind the wheel of real ... Read more...

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Mom challenges family to unplug for 6 months


January 21st, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Susan Maushart has done a very crazy experiment that shocked her family to the core. She challenged her family to unplug for half a year. That ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

How video games could make us better decision-makers


January 21st, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new study from researchers at Queen's University Belfast has developed a prototype that could be used in computer games and turned into an e-learning or training tool ... Read more...

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Mila Kunis got $7k facial for Golden Globes


January 18th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 18 (ANI): 'Black Swan' actress Mila Kunis got a 7,000-dollar facial that contained rubies and diamonds from Scott-Vincent Borba for Golden Globes.But the actress missed the award for ... Read more...

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Cuba says Castro video game will legitimize murder


November 11th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Havana, Nov.11 (ANI): Cuba has condemned the release of a new video game in which United States special forces try to kill a young Fidel Castro.The BBC quoted state-run media as saying ... Read more...

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Employees trained via video games do their jobs better


October 20th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A new research has indicated that organizations using video games to train employees end up with smarter, more motivated workers who learn more and forget less.A University of ... Read more...

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Dubai foils bid to smuggle pirated games CDs


October 19th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 18 (IANS/WAM) Authorities in Dubai have foiled a bid to smuggle over 48,000 pirated video games CDs.The seizure was carried out recently when Dubai Customs staff inspected a ... Read more...

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UK children exposed to ‘inappropriate’ content on TV


September 14th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14 (ANI): A new survey indicates that majority of UK parents feel that their children are being exposed to "inappropriate" content on the idiot box.An online study of 1,004 parents ... Read more...

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Army Fitness Regime For Unfit Recruits


September 1st, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US army is worried that the problem of childhood obesity could put the standard of the national security of the USA at stake. The army ... Read more...

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Brit teen warned by docs over his daily 15-hour Xbox habit


August 26th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): A British teenager has been warned by doctors that his daily 15 hours binge on video games could seriously damage his health.Doctors fear console addict Zach Richardson ... Read more...

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China bans vulgar ads


July 8th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) Chinese authorities have issued new guidelines to curb the use of sex and vulgarity in advertisements of online video games. The culture ministry issued a notice Tuesday, asking officials ... Read more...

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Roger Ebert apologizes for his ‘video games can never be art’ statement


July 2nd, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Roger Ebert’s statement that, ‘video games can never be art’ had generated a big hue and cry. Seeing the emotional public response he was forced to ... Read more...

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Today’s youngsters prefer computer games to holidays


April 30th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): A survey has revealed that the young generation would rather stay at home and play computer games than go on a holiday.The report by Future of Free Time, ... Read more...

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‘Batman: Arkham Asylum’ wins best game title at Bafta


March 20th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 20 (ANI): 'Batman: Arkham Asylum' has won the best game title at the Bafta 2010 awards.The British developed title took home the Bafta award for best gameplay too.It was pitted ... Read more...

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Indian-origin taxi driver Hiren Mohini’s murderer hid badly injured leg before escape


March 11th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Mar.11 (ANI): The man suspected of killing an Indian-born Auckland taxi driver, Hiren Mohini, reportedly told his flatmates in the days following the murder that a badly injured leg was caused ... Read more...

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