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Aniston's nude shot for GQ was photoshopped
New York, Dec 26 (IANS) Former 'Friends' star Jennifer Aniston has revealed that her next-to-perfect looks in just a white and red necktie on the cover of GQ magazine was courtesy the Photoshop software.

Friday, December 26, 2008 11:14:06 PM

US economy contracts further in third quarter
Washington, Nov 26 (Xinhua) The US economy contracted in the July-September period by 0.5 percent, much deeper than first thought, the US commerce department has reported.

Friday, December 26, 2008 7:25:07 PM

Cuba holds key role in Russia's Latin American policy
Havana, Dec 26 (RIA Novosti) Russian-Cuban relations will serve as the starting point of Moscow's expanding friendship with the entire Latin American region, the Russian envoy to Cuba said Friday.

Friday, December 26, 2008 5:28:22 PM

Blind man navigates obstacle course perfectly
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) Researchers have demonstrated that people can successfully navigate an obstacle course even after the loss of their vision.

Friday, December 26, 2008 1:36:14 PM

Soil based micro-organism triggers bacterial networking
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) Bacterial cells tend to form intricately structured communities called biofilms. Until now, the mechanisms that cause isolated bacteria to suddenly aggregate into a social network were unknown. But the communication pathways have been revealed now.

Friday, December 26, 2008 1:21:18 PM

Six popular holiday myths go bust
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) Researchers have busted six popular myths associated with holidays, yet relevant round the year. The myths: sugar makes kids hyperactive; suicides increase over the holidays; poinsettias are toxic; you lose most of your body heat through your head; eating at night makes you fat; you can cure a hangover.

Friday, December 26, 2008 12:36:12 PM

How does our brain choose the right words?
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) A new study has identified parts of the human brain involved in the process of choosing the right words during speech.

Friday, December 26, 2008 12:22:25 PM

Treating childhood anxiety will prevent complications later
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) A psychiatrist has made a strong pitch for treating childhood anxiety disorders or they could lead to substance abuse and mental disorders in adulthood.

Friday, December 26, 2008 12:19:26 PM

Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant lead All-Star game voting
Los Angeles, Dec 26 (DPA) Holiday shoppers stuffing Christmas stockings found time to fill ballot boxes for top basketball players Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant.

Friday, December 26, 2008 12:11:59 PM

Starving brain of glucose likely to trigger Alzhemier's
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) If the brain is gradually starved of glucose as one ages, then it is likely to trigger a biochemical process resulting in forms of Alzheimer's disease.

Friday, December 26, 2008 10:52:43 AM

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