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World oceans rising dangerously, says NASA
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) Oceans around the world are rising dangerously, warns NASA, adding that the ramifications of sea level rise can be even scarier than the worst-case scenarios predicted by climate models.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 4:24:04 PM

Kyrgios should look up to Nadal: McEnroe
New York, Aug 27 (IANS) Tennis great John McEnroe believes controversial Australian player Nick Kyrgios should look up to Spaniard Rafael Nadal who cannot afford to waste energy on non-sport related tussles or issues.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 4:08:03 PM

Serena greatest women's tennis player: McEnroe
New York, Aug 27 (IANS) Tennis legend John McEnroe believes 21-time Grand Slam title winner Serena Williams is the greatest female player that the sport has produced, adding that the 33-year-old can surely win the US Open if she plays her A game in the competition that starts on August 31.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 4:00:03 PM

Social media yet to replace e-mails among teenagers: Survey
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) Despite the emergence of new social media tools and various online ways to connect with people, members of the young generation are still hooked to emails and keep checking it round-the-clock no matter where they are or what they are doing, a new survey has revealed.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 3:10:03 PM

Self-control may weaken memory
New York, Aug 27 (IANS) Our ability to inhibit an action or override an inclination while doing another task may affect memory and attention, suggests new research.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 2:48:03 PM

Now, buy gifts through Facebook!
San Francisco, Aug 27 (IANS/EFE) Social networking site Facebook is testing a virtual assistant, called 'M', nestled within its Messenger that can help users buy gifts and make restaurant reservations.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 1:54:02 PM

Caitlyn keeps Olympic gold medal in make-up drawer
Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS) Reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner shared that she keeps her Olympic gold medal in her make-up drawer and it is her most prized possession.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 1:50:03 PM

Purple potatoes may prevent colon cancer
New York, Aug 27 (IANS) Including purple potatoes in your daily diet can help prevent cancer as researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have discovered that compounds found in purple potatoes help kill colon cancer stem cells and limit the spread of the deadly disease.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 1:32:11 PM

Ben Affleck spotted without wedding ring
Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Ben Affleck was spotted without his wedding ring while running errands here.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 1:18:03 PM

Sarandon fights to save an inmate's life
Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon is on a mission to help save an inmate's life.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 1:06:10 PM

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