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Bob Dylan to be honored with '2015 MusiCares Person of the Year' title

Entertainment News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 18:43

Bob DylanWashington, Sept 24 : Bob Dylan has been named the ' 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year ' and will be honoured with the title during MusiCares' 25th annual gala dinner held in Los Angeles.


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Baby girl keeps newly parents Ryan Gosling, Eva Mendes 'up all night'

Entertainment News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 17:40

Ryan Gosling, Eva MendesWashington, Sept 24 : Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes are reportedly "exhausted" as their newborn baby daughter has been keeping them up all night.

An insider told E! Online that the couple, who only recently welcomed their first child, maybe tired, but they know that it would take some time for the baby to adjust to a schedule.


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Paul Walker's Porsche lawsuit to continue despite setback

Entertainment News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 17:34

Paul WalkerWashington, Sept 24 : The lawsuit, which was filed against Porsche related to the fiery crash that killed actor Paul Walker, will continue despite of the setback in court .

The ' Fast and Furious' star's friend Roger Rodas' widow has sued the carmaker's North American branch claiming negligence and a poor design of the high-powered Porsche Carrera GT that caused the crash last November, CNN reported.


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Being married is 'the best feeling in the world', says Ashley Tisdale

Entertainment News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 17:13

Being married is 'the best feeling in the world', says Ashley TisdaleWashington, Sept 24 : Ashley Tisdale, who recently got married to musician Christopher French, has revealed that being married is the best feeling in the worried.

The 'High School Musical' star said that she is very excited and happy, and she had be really quiet about it because she wanted to make sure it was super quiet and intimate and the fact that nobody knew they got married was unbelievable, CBS News reported.


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New study provides deeper insight into how feet maintain body's balance

US News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 16:30

New study provides deeper insight into how feet maintain body's balanceWashington, Sept 24 : In a new study, scientists have shed light on the role of our feet in maintaining our body's balance.

Researchers at the Ohio State University described a mathematical model that can explain over 80 percent of the apparent randomness in the location of a person's next step, based only on tiny variations in the movement of that person's pelvis.


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People who believe in 'guardian angels' are less likely to take risks

US News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 16:14

People who believe in 'guardian angels' are less likely to take risksWashington, Sep 24 : A new study has revealed that people who believe in guardian angels are more cautious and less inclined to take risks.

Researchers David Etkin, Jelena Ivanova, Susan MacGregor, and Alalia found that 68 percent out of those who believe in guardian angels said that this belief affects how they take risks.

While some expressed that the belief in guardian angels might make them more risky, the majority are more averse to taking risks than their non-believing counterparts.


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Now pay through Bitcoin on PayPal

US News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 15:55

Now pay through Bitcoin on PayPalWashington, Sep 24 : Online payment service PayPal has reportedly partnered with three leading Bitcoin payment processors, and now it will enable limited support for the digital currency.

North American Merchants selling intangible goods such as music, games, and ringtones may now accept Bitcoin through PayPal Payments Hub, the company's service for digital goods retailers, The Verge reported.


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'Rare' Hermes handbag goes under the hammer for $185,000

US News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 15:40

'Rare' Hermes handbag goes under the hammer for $185,000Washington, September 24 : A rare Hermes handbag has been auctioned for a whopping 185,000 dollars, making it the second-highest priced collectors' item.

The diamond and Himalayan Nilo Crocodile Birkin handbag is made from a light-skinned "almost albino" crocodile, which is extraordinarily rare, and has 242 diamonds with a total of 9.84 carats, and 18-karat white-gold hardware, CBS News reported.

Kathleen Guzman, managing director of Heritage Auctions revealed that it took a Hermes designer a full year to create the handbag, which was expected to go for 150,000 dollars. (ANI)


Pentagon warns campaign against IS militants in Iraq, Syria could continue for 'years'

US News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 15:16

Pentagon warns campaign against IS militants in Iraq, Syria could continue for 'years'Washington, Sep 24 : The Pentagon has warned that the ongoing operation against the Islamic State could continue for years after the U. S. and its Arab allies successfully launched the first airstrike against the IS militants in Syria.

William Mayville, director of operations for the Joint Staff said that the airstrike in Syria marked the beginning of a long campaign that would 'degrade and ultimately destroy' the Islamic State militants.

According to Politico, Mayville confirmed that the length of the campaign would definitely be in terms of years.


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Carbon nanotubes bring flexible electronics closer to reality

US News - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 14:57

Carbon nanotubes bring flexible electronics closer to realityWashington, Sept 24 - A new study has revealed that a semiconductor material carbon nanotubes (CNT) has brought flexible electronics closer to reality, which will improve the reliability and performance of transistors and circuits based on it.

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and Northwestern University examined the effect of a fluoropolymer coating called polyvinyledenedifluoride-tetrafluoroethylene (PVDF-TrFE) on single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) transistors and ring oscillator circuits, and demonstrated that these coatings can substantially improve the performance of single-walled carbon nanotube devices.


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