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WTF News: It's Weird, True and Funny

Here's your weekly dose of weird, true and funny news from around the world. Man eats an entire turkey in ten minutes, wins Rs 3 lakh Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating......

One-third of US has already cast its vote

As polling centres in the United States open on Tuesday morning to decide who will sit in the White House for the next four years, over one-third of the total number of voters have already......

Obama honours three top Indian-American scientists

United States President Barack Obama has honoured three "extraordinary" Indian-American scientists and nine others with America's top medals for their pioneering work in exploring the very......

What Obama said in his State of the Union speech

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday delivered his State of the Union speech in the US Congress. Here's the transcript:Tonight I want to begin by congratulating the men and women of the 112th......

Indian-American student bags top science prize

Inspired by the science fiction movie I, Robot, an Indian-American high school student from Oregon was joint winner of the first prize on Monday in a competition that honoured America's top math......

US Fed bows to market's more dovish view of soaring dollar

The Federal Reserve's back-pedaling on how aggressively it plans to raise interest rates acknowledges that the more dovish financial markets were right all along: turns out, the soaring dollar has......

How a small-town boy became Deloitte's top boss

Renjen recalls he "landed in the United States with a scholarship, two pairs of jeans, and couple of hundred dollars in the pocket".  Image: Punit Renjen, global CEO, Deloitte. Photograph,......

At $2.1 billion, Buffett is year's biggest philanthropist

The top 10 largest philanthropic donations of 2014 also include, Edward Meyer at 9th rank ($75 million donation to Weill Cornell Medical College) and Charles Munger at the 10th place ($65 million......

The man behind Glivec hails verdict against Novartis

Even though Novartis and other multinational corporations are upset with the Indian Supreme Court’s decision to reject Novartis’ patent claim on Glivec, the key man behind the popular......

Global warming to rise, soil dries up

The soils in large swaths of the world including vast areas of central India, Australia, Africa and South America have been drying up, a new study has found, warning that this could intensify......

Making it as a nerd

Kunal Nayyar, who plays a nerdy scientist so afraid of women that he can't even speak around them in the popular television show The Big Bang Theory, owes his role to an intriguing play about sex......

Gatlin sends Bolt a warning after winning 200m in 19.57 at US trials

Justin Gatlin (centre) crosses the finish line to win the 200 metres. Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images Controversial Justin Gatlin set the stage for a World Championship showdown with......

Celebrating fans cause minor earthquake In US football game

Seattle football fans erupted in cheers so raucous early in the Monday night match-up against the New Orleans Saints that their jumping up and down registered as a minor earthquake, local......

US trials: Eaton sets decathlon World record

Ashton Eaton set a glittering decathlon world record at the US Olympic trials on Saturday, riding the cheers of a thrilled home crowd to upstage a stellar cast of athletes. The 24-year-old's total......

Sprinter Gay ready to overcome pain-filled year

Tyson Gay is sleeping well these days, and that is a good sign. The pain of a year in which America's best sprinter did not make it to the track until a couple months ago because of hip surgery is......

Poonia to take part in Diamond League events

In a major boost to her preparations for the London Olympics, Commonwealth Games gold medallist discus thrower Krishna Poonia has been invited to take part in two Diamond League events -- IAAF's......
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North Pacific 'blob' stirs up fisheries management

Unprecedented conditions in the Pacific Ocean have sent fisheries managers into uncharted waters. "The blob," an unusually warm water mass that has... ...

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Oregon Ducks Mascot Blows Glitter, Mocks Sorority Recruitment Videos

Do you ever watch those sorority recruitment videos and think to yourself, "This is nice, but what would it be like if a 6-foot-tall duck with a... ...

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Ashton Eaton Breaks World Record as he Wins Decathlon Gold

BEIJING: This was going to hurt. No way around it for Ashton Eaton. To get where the American decathlete wanted to go, he had to endure just a... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/sport/Ashton-Eaton-Breaks-World-Record-as-he-Wins-Decathlon-Gold/2015/08/29/article3000160.ece
Father of Virginia TV reporter slain on air vows to fight for gun control

WASHINGTON The father of a Virginia journalist killed in an on-air shooting said on Thursday he would become a crusader for gun control, but... ...

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Why eating late at night may be particularly bad for you and your diet

Thinkstock Carbs Loathe as you may be to admit it, chances are that at some point you have found yourself in the kitchen late at night,... ...

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