Simple 'thank you' has added benefits Simply saying "thank you" may benefit both the recipient and the person who express gratitude, according to the results of studies conducted by researchers at Florida State Universi
Soccer grannies train for glory as World Cup approaches Members of Vakhegula Vakhegula (Grannies Grannies) Football Club prepare for a soccer match against players from Metro Rail Eagles team at Esselen Park in Johannesburg, April 10, 2010.(Agencie
Princess Diana's dress worn on first official appearance to be sold [ 2010-04-15 09:15 ] Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer with Princess Grace of Monaco in 1981. The black dress worn by Diana, Princess of Wales, for her first off
Rah! Rah! Rah! Cheerleaders pep up dour Japan Members of a seniors' cheerleading group called "Japan Pom Pom" perform on stage at the All Japan Cheerleading and Dance Championship in Chiba, east of Tokyo, last month.(Agencies) Jap
Archaeologists dig up Shakespeare's 'cesspit' The dig focuses on three areas of the property, which Shakespeare bought in 1597. Archaeologists believe they are on the cusp of shedding new light on the life of William Sh
No fries with that: fast food axed at Afghan bases US soldiers walk in front of a meal station at Kandahar Airfield May 14, 2009.(Agencies) Fast food joints where soldiers wolf down burgers and pizza will soon be a thing of the past at bases in
Japan astronaut gets designer 'space suit' An illustration of an outfit made by Japanese fashion design Tae Ashida for astronaut Naoko Yamazaki, who is on a mission to the the International Space Station (ISS). Ashida put together
Taiwan's male 'Susan Boyle' a web sensation File photos of Susan Boyle and Lin Yu-chun. A Taiwanese shop worker dubbed Little Fatty told of his shock Thursday at becoming a Susan Boyle-like overnight Internet sensation afte
They walk among us: 1 in 5 believe in aliens? Wearing a hat shaped like a alien space craft, a man video tapes the arcade outside of the international UFO convention in Roswell, July 3. (Agencies) Aliens exist and they live in our midst disg
American boy, 13, will try to climb Mount Everest In this Sept. 1, 2009 photo provided by the Romero family, Jordan Romero poses at the Carstensz Pyramid summit, Oceania's highest peak at 16,024 feet, making Jordan the youngest person to sum
One in five Britons 'never eat at table' More than one in five Britons never eat at the table and 85 per cent admit to snacking mindlessly, a new research suggested. More than one in five Britons never eat at the table and
Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" in Twitter twist Actors James Barrett (L) and Charlotte Wakefield use their phones as they play the roles of Rome and Juliet in Such Tweet Sorrow.(Agencies) One of Shakespeare's most famou
Online sites win journalism firsts at Pulitzers New York Times reporter Michael Moss (C), who received the Pulitzer prize on Monday for explanatory reporting for stories on tainted food, arrives in the newsroom of The New York Times April 12, 2010.
研究:数钱可止痛 Handling cash 'better at killing pain than aspirin', study claims Handling money could prevent or cure pain, scientists suggests. Handling a wad of cash may be as good at killing pain than ibuprofen&nb
央视在NBA和CBA转播中已经进行了修正,4月4日的CBA季后赛半决赛中,央视的解说中已经规避了“CBA”,直接称比赛为“中国男子职业篮球联赛”。据悉央视已经接到有关部门的通知,在以后的转播中必须屏蔽一些外文缩略词,例如“NBA”、“CBA”和“F1”…… 看到这个标题的读者必然有 ...
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Taking the train in Japan and want to avoid annoying fellow passengers? Keep conversation to a whisper, turn down your iPod and put your cellphone on vibration mode, a recent survey by the railway association showed. Many foreigners who ride on Japan
A Spanish lawmaker was horrified to learn that the FBI used an online photograph of him to create an image showing what Osama bin Laden might look like today. The image using Gaspar Llamazares' photo appeared on a wanted poster updating the US g
A university maths tutor has discovered the science behind singledom, finding that our chances of finding the perfect partner are just 1 in 285,000. Peter Backus, a tutor at the University of Warwick, published his "Why I Don't Have a Girlf
The stars have joined Ben Stiller, Jessica Alba, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Wyclef Jean in calling for people to lend their support to those left homeless after the disaster, which rocked the poverty-stricken island nation on Tuesday. Shakira has