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Google search, navigation preferred apps among drivers
New York, April 21 (IANS) Over 48 percent of smart phone owners in the US use apps while driving and most of them use google search and google navigation, says the latest automotive consumer insights (ACI) report by Strategy Analytics.

Monday, April 21, 2014 5:34:03 PM

Biofuels from corn less beneficial than reported: Study
New York, April 21 (IANS) Biofuels from corn residue may be less beneficial than previously thought as a study has found using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline.

Monday, April 21, 2014 5:10:17 PM

Boy flies 3,700 km hidden in jet's landing gear
Washington, April 21 (IANS) A teenager stowaway in the US survived a 3,700-km flight from San Jose in California to Hawaii hiding in the landing gear of a jetliner, the media reported Monday.

Monday, April 21, 2014 5:10:16 PM

Dutch FA to punish firework-throwing Ajax fans
The Hague, April 21 (IANS) The Dutch football association (KNVB) wants to punish the Ajax fans who disturbed the start of the Dutch Cup final with fireworks Sunday.

Monday, April 21, 2014 4:38:03 PM

Miley Cyrus upset over missing 4/20 fest
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus, who has been hospitalised, feels wrecked as her plans to celebrate cannabis culture's 4/20 holiday has gone awry.

Monday, April 21, 2014 3:36:19 PM

War veterans' story made Clint Eastwood emotional
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Director Clint Eastwood broke down in tears when he listened to the stories of war veterans while interviewing for minor roles in his new movie "American Sniper".

Monday, April 21, 2014 3:36:18 PM

Victoria Beckham designs dresses for charity
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Model-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham creates matching mother-daughter outfits to raise money for charity that aims to end the transmission of HIV from mothers to their kids.

Monday, April 21, 2014 3:22:18 PM

Summer diet: Hog on fruits, veggies to stay active
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Soaring temperatures make people lazy, so it's time to make some dietary changes to stay fit during summer. Experts suggest that adding selective fruits and vegetables to everyday diet can show up great results.

Monday, April 21, 2014 3:22:16 PM

NASA crashed moon mission at 5,700 km per hour!
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE), the moon exploring robot of NASA was annihilated when it impacted the surface of the moon, as planned last weekend, the US space agency announced.

Monday, April 21, 2014 2:26:14 PM

In a first, stem cells cloned from human skin
New York, April 21 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, scientists have for the first time grown stem cells from a man's skin using cloning techniques.

Monday, April 21, 2014 1:50:04 PM

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