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It’s okay to soar higher than Icarus

Scientists have debunked the Greek tale of Icarus who died after flying too close to the Sun, claiming that the mythological character could have soared as close to the Sun as he wanted.

Janet Yellen, Miley among Time’s 100 most influential


Janet Yellen, the first woman to lead the US Federal Reserve, pop star Miley Cyrus and Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly were among the 41 women in the Time 100, the most women ever included in the magazine

‘Marquez left manuscript’


Novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez left behind an unpublished manuscript that he chose not to print while he was alive, an editor said on Tuesday as the writer’s compatriots held a musical tribute to him

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.

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.