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Titanic menu to fetch $135K at auction

A rare postcard menu from a second class restaurant on the doomed liner Titanic — one of the only two of its kind to exist — is expected to fetch a staggering $135,000 at an auction.

STONE CALLS OUT Garfield for saying sewing feminine


Spider-Man star Andrew Garfield was left scrambling for words when Emma Stone, his co-star in the film and real-life girlfriend, interrupted him while he was explaining how sewing is a feminine thing

Brain size linked to self-control

Chimpa- nzees may throw tantrums like toddlers, but their total brain size suggests they have more self-control than, say, a gerbil or fox squirrel, according to a new study.

Astronomers discover ‘upside-down’ planet


In a chance discovery, astronomers have spotted an ‘upside-down’ planet in the first ever “self-lensing” binary star system confirmed about 2,600 light-years away.

Gwen stefani’s wedding dress to go on show


Singer Gwen Stefani’s wedding dress is all set to go on display at a prominent museum in London as part of an exhibition showcasing gowns from stars’ big days.

Putnisite: New mineral found in Australia


Scientists have discovered a new mineral in Western Australia that is unique in structure and composition among the world’s 4,000 known mineral species.

Illness spoils Royals singer Lorde’s oz tour

Ailing Grammy award-winning New Zealand singer Lorde has postponed her Australian tour this week after doctors advised she needed immediate rest and recuperation, her promoters said on Tuesday.

Want to quit smoking? Try puzzles


Engaging in exciting or “self-expanding” activities, such as puzzle-solving, games, or hobbies with one’s partner can reduce craving for nicotine, helping smokers kick the butt, a new study has found.

Harvard researchers teach monkeys maths


Researchers have taught three rhesus monkeys to do simple addition using the numbers 1 through 25, a feat which provides the best evidence yet that the primates can perform basic arithmetic.

Little Laila was taught that God creates everyone and also leads everyone back to Godself after death. So, she prayed: “Dear God, instead of letting people die and having to make new ones, why don’t you just keep the ones you got now?” Laila’s prayer may never be answered; but, Easter does assure us that life, not death, is what we’re created for.

Of late, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has been thoughtlessly and in a hurry jumping into every available situation, without verifying basic facts, to criticise the Bharatiya Janata Party.