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Last updated: Friday, April 18, 2014 2:00:04 AM

Google Glass rolls white models for US citizens
New York, April 16 (IANS) Google, which made its wearable eye device Google Glass available online to the US residents Tuesday for just one day, is yet to announce the numbers but the firm did sell several white-coloured models.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 5:06:11 PM

Peers bigger threat than pimps for minors in sex trade?
New York, April 16 (IANS) Contrary to what people generally assume, it is not always the pimps who initiate minors into sex trade, says a study.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 4:26:05 PM

Why consumers pay more attention to big packaging
New York, April 16 (IANS) Be it a lottery ticket or a stock market, packaging them in larger categories may help attract more eyeballs, research shows.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 4:22:07 PM

Working on 'The Secret Service' was fantastic: Mark Strong
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Actor Mark Strong, who has once again teamed up with director Matthew Vaughn -- this time in "The Secret Service", enjoyed working in the film and says it has "a lot of fantastic set pieces in it".

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 4:14:03 PM

Learn how to harvest happiness
New York, April 16 (IANS) Chasing happiness may sometime leave you less happy, but if you set your acts of benevolence or help others in concrete rather than abstract terms, you would be a lot happier.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 4:06:05 PM

Perry-Pattinson spend time together, deny romance rumours
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry and actor Robert Pattinson were spotted together at the Coachella Music Festival, sparking rumours of romance, but Perry denied it.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 3:24:04 PM

Antibiotics beneficial for undernourished kids: Study
Toronto, April 16 (IANS) Although the use of antibiotics is not without risk, they can improve growth in children at risk of undernourishment in developing countries, including India, a study indicates.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 3:04:05 PM

Go for food with rough texture for a healthy you!
New York, April 16 (IANS) Health-conscious people who wish to keep a tab on their calorie intake seem to prefer food that are either hard or have rough texture as they perceive such food to have low-calorie content, research shows.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 3:00:04 PM

Freeman excited to work with his favourite actor Depp
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Actor Morgan Freeman has teamed up with Johnny Depp in sci-fi movie "Transcendence" and confessed that he always wanted to work with him.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 2:56:19 PM

OPEC daily basket price closes slightly higher
Vienna, April 16 (IANS/WAM) The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) stood at $105.21 a barrel Tuesday, compared to $104.81 Monday, according to the OPEC Secretariat.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 2:56:18 PM

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