Articles by Sanskrity Sinha
- Low-Cost Cremation Of Pets Preferred Over Burial As Downturn Persists In US [PHOTOS]
April 09 2012 3:05 AM
Pet owners in the US are looking at the lower-cost option of cremation rather than burial of their deceased pets as the economic downturn continues to affect them.
- India To Overcome US, China In A Few Decades: Report
April 07 2012 6:48 AM
According to the Knight Frank Wealth Report 2012, China will overtake the U.S. to become the world's largest economy by 2020, but by 2050, India will surpass both.
- US Coast Guard Canon Fire Sinks Japanese Ghost Ship Adrift Since Tsunami [PHOTOS]
April 06 2012 8:32 AM
A US Coast Guard cutter used cannon fire Thursday to sink a Japanese fishing vessel that got washed out to sea by the March 11 tsunami. The Ryou-Un Maru was sunken 180 miles west of the US and Canadian borders off Southeast Alaskan coast.
- From Princess Diana to Kate Middleton: Famous Royal Wax Figures Around The World (PHOTOS)
April 06 2012 6:46 AM
Here's a list of British royals and other famous royals whose wax statues adorn various wax museums across the world. View the slideshow.
- 100 Years Of Titanic: Shipwreck Declared UNESCO’s Sunken Heritage Site [PHOTOS]
April 06 2012 5:04 AM
The Titanic wreck site is the newest on the list of UNESCO's underwater heritage sites across the world, as the wreck now comes under the cover of the 2001 UNESCO Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova said in a statement Thursday.
- World’s Most Wanted Top Ten Terrorists On FBI’s List (PHOTOS)
April 04 2012 8:07 AM
The Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) latest list of world's most wanted terrorists features those accused by the Federal Grand Juries in various jurisdictions in the United States with accurate crime evidence available against them.
- Humans Used Fire Earlier Than Thought, Evidence Found In South African Cave
April 04 2012 6:21 AM
Man discovered the use of fire and learned to control it for cooking purposes much earlier than it was thought before, evidence found in a cave in South Africa suggests.
- Flying Car PAL-V ONE Makes Successful Test Flight (PHOTOS & VIDEO)
April 03 2012 8:04 AM
Test flight of PAL-V ONE (Personal Air and Land Vehicle), the flying car, was successfully concluded over the past two weeks, the Dutch company PAL-V said in a statement on Monday.
- William & Kate: Revisiting Royal Couple’s Stolen Moments Ahead Of Their First Wedding Anniversary (PHOTOS)
April 03 2012 7:39 AM
As Prince William and Kate Middleton will celebrate their first wedding anniversary on April 29, 2012, here’s a look back at some of the best, stolen moments of the royal couple.
- California College Firing Kills 7 Students: Scene Of Shooting In Oakland (PHOTOS)
April 03 2012 3:15 AM
The shooting incident at Oikos University has occurred just in days before the fifth anniversary of Virginia Tech Massacre.
- Mahatma Gandhi’s Final Moment's Blood Stains To Be Auctioned In The UK (PHOTOS)
April 02 2012 10:54 AM
A few blades of dried grass with Mahatma Gandhi's bloodstains on them, collected from the spot in New Delhi where he was assassinated on Jan. 30, 1948, will go under the hammer in Shropshire, UK, on April 17.
- Ashton Kutcher To Portray Steve Jobs In Biopic (PHOTOS)
April 02 2012 8:09 AM
Ashton Kutcher’s may or may not resemble Steve Jobs but he has been chosen to play the Apple Innovator. The actor will play Apple’s co-founder in a biopic, Variety reported Sunday.
- Turkey Asks US Museums To Return Its ‘Looted’ Antiquities
March 31 2012 7:05 AM
The Turkish government has asked some of the major museums of the US to return various artifacts and antiquities the country believes were illegally excavated or flown out of its borders.
- Dozens Of 550-Year-Old Tombstones Discovered At Tenochtitlan Ruins In Mexico City
March 31 2012 4:55 AM
About 23 tombstones dating back to 15th century have been excavated at the ancient site of Tenochtitlan in the central part of Mexico City, the UNESCO's World Heritage Centre said in a statement Friday.
- 19 Suspected Islamist Militants Arrested In France; Sarkozy Warns Of More Crackdowns
March 30 2012 8:13 AM
French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Friday that police have arrested 19 suspected Islamist militants from various cities across France.
- Van Gogh Painted Mysterious Sunflower Mutant 100 Years Before It Was Deciphered
March 30 2012 7:26 AM
Over a century after Vincent van Gogh created his famous still life painting Sunflowers, scientists have been able to make out that the post-Impressionist painter painted a mysterious mutant of sunflower, which was deciphered recently, a latest study reveals.
- Fashion Victims: What Designers’ Creations Do To Models On Ramp (PHOTOS)
March 30 2012 3:57 AM
With their faces packed with props, necks made stiff, and sometimes even their eyes shut, aren't they victims of fashion world, indeed?
- Photos: World’s Tiniest Animals
March 29 2012 10:17 AM
From the smallest monkey, chameleon and dog to the smallest horse, here is a slideshow presenting some of the cutest and tiniest animal species around the world.
- The Minds As Matter: Albert Einstein’s Brain Put on Public Display In London (PHOTOS)
March 29 2012 7:34 AM
The brain of Nobel physicist Albert Einstein was put on display at London’s Wellcome Collection museum as part of an exhibition Brains: The Minds As Matter on Thursday.
- First Foreign Excavation Mission in Southern Iraq Since 2003: Archaeologists Overcome Fear; Bronze Age ‘Royal’ Tomb Discovered
March 28 2012 8:35 AM
Excavated at a 42-hectares site of Abu Tbeirah, located around 12 miles from the city of Ur, the tomb may provide insights into the Sumerian civilization that flourished in southern Mesopotamia, the modern day Iraq, from 4000 to 3100 BC until the Akkadian Empire took over around 2270 BC.