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Daily Archives: Apr 19, 2012

Levon Helm, singer and drummer for The Band, has died of cancer at the age of 71

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US folk-rock musician Levon Helm, singer and drummer for The Band, has died of cancer at the age of 71, his manager said. Levon Helm...
XOLO X900, made by the Indian manufacturer Lava, will go on sale on 23 April priced at about 22,000 rupees ($420)

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Intel confirms details of the first smartphone to be powered by one of its processors. The XOLO X900, made by the Indian manufacturer Lava, will...
Balmoral cruise ship has arrived in New York after completing its journey to mark the centenary of the Titanic disaster

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Titanic Memorial Cruise is finished as Balmoral ship has arrived in New York, after completing its journey to mark the centenary of the Titanic...
David Merkur has used a spreadsheet to make sure he was able to distinguish between each of the eight women he was dating

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David Merkur, an investment banker from New York and member of Match.com, has used a spreadsheet to make sure he was able to distinguish...
The study of mobile phone calls suggests that women call their spouse more than any other person

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A British study of mobile phone calls suggests that women call their spouse more than any other person. The situation changes as their daughters become...
Anne Hathaway displayed the results of the regime, which saw her consuming just 500 calories a day, as she shot scenes for Les Miserables alongside Hugh Jackman

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Anne Hathaway has been on a strict diet in a bit to lose weight to play the role of dying prostitute Fantine in the...
Blackmagic cinema camera

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Unveiled this week at the NAB 2012, Blackmagic Cinema Camera is one of the five winners of the inaugural IABM Game-Changer Awards. The International Association...
Parkinson's

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The treatment of advanced Parkinson's disease may be improved by a gel form of two common Parkinson's medicines, levodopa-carbidopa, delivered through a tube inserted...
Monique Houston, Whitney’s former sister-in-law and ex-wife of Gary, speaks out for the first time since the singer’s death

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Monique Houston, Whitney Houston’s former sister-in-law and ex-wife of Gary Houston, speaks out for the first time in an exclusive interview with Ebony.com about...
The fourth day of Norway’s trial of the century begins with Anders Behring Breivik telling the court he originally planned to detonate three car bombs

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The fourth day of Norway’s trial of the century begins with Anders Behring Breivik telling the court he originally planned to detonate three car...
Greg Ham, the flautist of Men At Work band, has been found dead at his Melbourne home

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Greg Ham, the flautist of Men At Work band, has been found dead at his Melbourne home, Australian media reported. Greg Ham, 58, will be...
The mystery surrounding the source of cosmic rays, the highest-energy particles known in the Universe, has grown deeper

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The mystery surrounding the source of cosmic rays,  the highest-energy particles known in the Universe, has grown deeper. The cosmic rays can show up with...
Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and their six children are enjoying a break in the Galápagos Islands to celebrate the famous couple engagement

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Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and their six children are enjoying a break in the Galápagos Islands to celebrate the famous couple engagement. A source in...
Casoria Contemporary Art Museum director Antonio Manfredi sets fire to a Severine Bourguignon painting

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Casoria Contemporary Art Museum in Naples, Italy, has started burning its artworks in protest at budget cuts which it says have left cultural institutions...

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What we think about diamonds, is in fact, a myth. At the center of that myth is an illusion, that diamonds are valuable because...
JRR Tolkien and Charles Dickens descendants are to collaborate on two new fantasy books for children

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Poet Michael Tolkien, the eldest grandson of JRR Tolkien, and Gerald Dickens, the great-great grandson of Charles Dickens, are to collaborate on two new...
Stop Cispa Privacy Online Act

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Right now, the US is poised to pass a new law that would permit US agents to spy on almost everything we do online....
Photoshop CS5 All-In-One For Dummies had been downloaded 74,000 times over 16 months

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John Wiley & Sons, the US publisher of For Dummies guide, is demanding a trial by jury of people accused of copying its books. Papers...

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According to Korea's Electric Times Internet, "the next flagship phones of the companies are expected to adopt unprecedented materials for their main bodies, that...
Anthony Hopkins has been transformed into legendary film director Alfred Hitchcock for the upcoming film Hitchcock

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Sir Anthony Hopkins has been transformed into legendary film director Alfred Hitchcock for the upcoming film Hitchcock. In fact it's amazing just how much Anthony...
Dick Clark, who brought American Bandstand and his trademark New Year’s countdown to living rooms for decades, has died at 82

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Beloved television icon Dick Clark, who brought American Bandstand and his trademark New Year’s countdown to living rooms for decades, has died at 82. Spokesman...
India has successfully launched Agni-V, a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile able to carry a nuclear warhead

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India has successfully launched Agni-V, a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile able to carry a nuclear warhead, officials say. The locally-developed Agni-V missile was originally scheduled to...