July 20, 2010
The word “refute” was one of the most misused in the English language even before Sarah Palin came along. Now the possible next president of the U.S. has taken incorrect use of...
July 11, 2010
This fall, a leading art gallery in Canada will open its doors to the extravagant world of India's greatest kings.
“Maharaja: The Splendour of India’s Royal Courts”,...
June 29, 2010
The mobile phone of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi went missing from his luggage at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here about four days ago. It was later recovered from a baggage...
June 9, 2010
The black taffeta gown that Lady Diana Spencer wore just weeks after her engagement to Prince Charles in 1981, has fetched a staggering amount of USD 192,000 in an auction.
May 27, 2010
In yet another incident, a 15-month-old baby on Wednesday escaped certain death after his pram rolled onto the tracks at a train station here into the path of an incoming train, when his grandmoth...
May 23, 2010
The “Treskilling Yellow” was issued by mistake.
May 22, 2010
Search engine giant Google has marked the 30th ‘birthday’ of arcade game Pac-Man by featuring the classic video game on its home page. Instead of its regular logo, Google’s...
May 5, 2010
” French lawmakers decided on Tuesday to return 16 tattooed and mummified Maori heads to New Zealand, ending years of debate on what to do with the human remains acquired long ago by French...
May 1, 2010
A former Russian secret agent has claimed that he had cremated the remains of Adolf Hitler, but he has refused to locate the place where the Nazi dictator’s ashes were scattered, a media rep...
April 26, 2010
What’s yellow and sticky and makes us remember stuff? That aid to the brain, the Post-it note, celebrates its 30th birthday this week. And if it wasn’t for a stroppy secretary, the humb...
July 18, 2010
For my first shave, like practically every teenaged boy, I used my father's razor. ‘Stealthily', I must add, to set the records straight. My grandfather's razor would have been my tool...
June 29, 2010
Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe’s chest X-Rays have fetched a whopping $45,000 at an auction. Monroe’s X-Rays went under the hammer for 15 times more than the estimated...
June 10, 2010
Miriam Gonzalez Durantez is not happy just being the wife of British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. The career lawyer has now accepted a position in a Spanish company.
June 3, 2010
The first State to start the lottery in India and have a separate department, Kerala has seen business booming like never before, but there are mixed reactions to it, with some dubbing lotte...
May 26, 2010
Former U.S. president Dwight Eisenhower was invited to meet aliens visiting the earth.
Mr. Eisenhower was briefed about the presence of extra-terrestrial intelligent beings on earth...
May 23, 2010
Nicolaus Copernicus, the 16th century astronomer whose findings were condemned by the Roman Catholic Church as heretical, was reburied as a hero on Saturday, nearly 500 years after he was la...
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May 19, 2010
Marilyn Monroe’s famous long, strapless pink satin gown that wowed audiences in 1953’s Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is headed for sale in June, the Profiles in History auction house says.»
May 4, 2010
Ash from the volcano in Iceland that caused major travel disruptions across Europe recently, is now being sold over the Internet, media reports said on Tuesday. “We were approached by...
April 30, 2010
The long-cherished dream of children in the hall to see a magician in action was fulfilled on Thursday. Many clapped while others were left speechless, with their mouths agape. Squeals of laughter...
April 24, 2010
Pakistan Tennis Federation President Dilawar Abbas, who created a stir by saying that Sania Mirza should play for Pakistan after marrying cricketer Shoaib Malik, has been invited to the high...