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Flying Military Jeep !

In Defense, Military, Technology, USA on August 31, 2010 at 5:32 am

The race to build the world’s first flying military jeep has just moved a step closer to the finish line.As per an article published by ‘Popular Mechanics’, the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected two companies……….

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The US Open 2010

In 2010, sports, Tennis, USA on August 30, 2010 at 9:12 am

The US Open this year at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center bears very little resemblance to the tournament that started 129 years ago in 1881………

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800,000 Flood Affected Pakistanis Cut Off From Road

In Environment, South East Asia on August 26, 2010 at 7:34 am

John Holmes, the United Nations emergency relief coordinator, has said in statement that,“These unprecedented floods pose unprecedented logistical challenges, and this requires an extraordinary effort by the international community.”………

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Secret of Mona Lisa smile !

In art & paintings on August 23, 2010 at 6:40 am

The world has gazed, for almost 500 years,  at Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of Mona Lisa with a sense of bafflement. First she is smiling, then the smile fades and  it returns a moment later only to disappear again. Now, scientists claim to have uncovered the secret of how Leonardo produced the optical effects that created Mona Lisa’s enigmatic smile…….

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Yoga protects from depression

In Health, Yoga on August 22, 2010 at 9:00 am

A new study by Boston University has found out that yoga does relax your mind as well as your body more than other types of exercise……..

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Stunning ancient cave paintings in Petra(Jordan)

In Lifestyle, Tourism on August 22, 2010 at 6:02 am

Winged child playing the flute before and after cleaning

Spectacular 2,000-year-old Hellenistic-style wall paintings have been revealed at the world heritage site of Petra in Jordan. The paintings, in a cave complex, had been obscured by centuries of black soot, smoke and greasy substances, as well as graffiti……..

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Helicopter Alert and Threat Termination (HALTT)

In Military, USA on August 21, 2010 at 7:38 am

Helicopters in combat zone are generally more vulnerable to missiles and RPG’s.Accordingly they are equipped with suitable sensors and counter measures to forewarn  the pilots of incoming threat and initiate evasive as well as punitive actions against the source……

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Israel and Palestinians to resume direct peace talks

In Israel, Obama, Politics, USA on August 20, 2010 at 2:12 pm

Israel and the Palestinians will resume direct peace talks next month. USA had been exerting pressure on both sides to break years of political stalemate.The US secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, is expected to announce the first direct negotiations since 2008  today…….

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China resents Annual PLA Military Assessment

In China, Military, USA on August 20, 2010 at 12:48 pm

China’s Defense Ministry spokesman, Geng Yansheng, said that  America’s annual report on Chinese military modernization has ignored objective facts, exaggerated the Chinese threat to Taiwan and was not beneficial to improved Sino-US ties……..

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Radioactive Boars !

In Health, Lifestyle, nuclear on August 19, 2010 at 9:52 am

It was a big shot. But Geiger counter showed a problem. The boar’s meat was radioactive to an extent which is considered dangerous and unfit for consumption. It must be thrown out and burnt…….

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