12 Dec 2011
Prized Hollywood memorabilia including Marylin Monroe's wedding ring and ruby slippers from Wizard of Oz are set to go under the hammer this month. The auction features a trove of rare Monroe merchandise, including her invitation to the 1962 birthday party at Madison Square Garden for President John F Kennedy, a nude painting of the star by Earl Moran and the 3.5 carat platinum and diamond wedding band baseball great Joe DiMaggio gave her at their wedding on January 14, 1954.
05 Mar 2012
Dental nurse Kerry Trebilcock has eaten 4,000 washing-up sponges and more than 100 bars of soap due to a rare disorder. The 21-year-old loves nothing more than covering them in hot sauce, ketchup or mustard for added flavour and also dips them in tea or hot chocolate like biscuits.
16 Apr 2012
Menopause can be a very annoying time for a woman. Along with several physical changes, the transition also brings into one’s life a lot of emotional challenges that need to be dealt with. Coping with all this can be a very difficult experience, but with some preparation and some emotional support from loved ones, the emotional upheavals that accompany menopause can become easier to handle.
05 Nov 2012
Witnessing its chequered past, Delhi has seen fall and rise of scores of empires. Lots of forts were built and razed, in a bid to beautify the city. In course of time a number of landmarks and monuments were erected, which do not only reminisce of glorified past and rich history but also give a glimpse of modern and prosperous Delhi.
12 Apr 2012
Kareena Kapoor has apparently charged a record amount for her latest endorsement deal with a beverage brand. If life gives you lemons, make lemonade. That seems to be Bebo’s recent mantra. The actress has just signed on a whopping deal with a lemonade brand, giving archrival Katrina Kaif (who endorses a mango drink) a run for her money.
04 Apr 2012
Scientists have come up with a treatment that thwarts the optic nerve injury, which occurs in glaucoma, a neurodegenerative disease that is a leading cause of blindness. Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis increased the resistance of optic nerve cells to damage by repeatedly exposing the mice to low levels of oxygen similar to those found at high altitudes.
03 Apr 2012
A relationship counsellor in Australia has suggested easier ways to break up with you lover, while showing respect to him or her at the same time. "Being told 'it's over' is never going to be great news no matter how it is delivered," the Sydney Morning Herald quoted Relationships Australia counsellor, Bill Hewlett.
02 Apr 2012
Drinking just two glasses of alcohol a week can raise miscarriage risk in early pregnancy by 66 per cent, a new study has revealed.
02 Apr 2012
Things really can go wrong when you become romantically involved with someone at your workplace - and what matters the most is who you're dating. A new Vault survey of more than 2,000 workers found that of those who have had an office fling or romance (59 per cent), 30 per cent said it affected their personal or professional relationships with other co-workers.
31 Mar 2012
A global sex survey has revealed that over 60 percent of Brits prefer lovemaking in the dark. The stereotype of the English being sexually repressed has been reinforced by the poll which shows over sixty per cent of UK residents reach for the light switch when they are turned on.