Articles by Sanskrity Sinha
- World’s Largest Floating Christmas Tree Unveiled in Brazil (PHOTOS)
November 29 2011 3:08 AM
An 85 meters high Christmas tree, said to be world's largest floating Christmas tree according to the Guinness Book of Records, was unveiled at Rodrigo de Freitas Lake in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday evening.
- From Kate Middleton to Kim Kardashian: Top 10 Fashion Icons of 2011 [PHOTOS]
November 26 2011 6:07 AM
Many women have been ruling the fashion world this year. Some are commoners like Kate Middleton, who became the media's darling as she gained royal status, while others are celebrated singers, models, and actors, who rose to the heights of fashion.
- The Year That Was: Famous Royal Weddings of 2011 [PHOTOS]
November 25 2011 11:41 PM
From Britain’s royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton that appeared to herald the season of royal weddings to Bhutan’s royal wedding of the “Will and Kate” of the Himalayan kingdom, here are the top pictures of royal weddings that happened in 2011.
- U.S. Entrepreneurial Activity Healthier than Rest of the World, but Hitches Remain
November 25 2011 10:29 AM
With a minimal 2 per cent increase in established businesses and a persistent rate of opportunity-driven ventures, the entrepreneurial scenario of the United States was still healthier than rest of the world in 2010.
- Rolls-Royce ‘Royal’ Cars Used by Princess Diana in U.S. to go on Public Display (PHOTOS)
November 24 2011 7:58 AM
Two luxury cars, made by British manufacturer Rolls-Royce Motors and used by the late Princess Diana during her visits to the United States, will go on public display at the Volo Auto Museum in Illinois, from Dec. 3 onwards.
- Mass Whale Slaughter in Faroe Islands Turns Sea Blood Red (PHOTOS)
November 24 2011 5:10 AM
The sea of Faroe Islands in north of Europe turned red with the blood of hundreds of whales killed by the inhabitants, as a part of their annual whale hunting culture.
- Coins From 17 A.D. Discovered in Jerusalem Overturn History of Western Wall (PHOTOS)
November 24 2011 2:54 AM
Ancient coins from 17 AD discovered from an excavation site underneath Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City have overturned beliefs about the origins of the wall, Israeli archaeologists said Wednesday.
- The Kate Middleton Effect: Spain’s Princess Letizia Wears Red on Official Visit to Chile (PHOTOS)
November 23 2011 7:07 AM
The Spanish Princess wore a bright red knee-length skirt and long-sleeved jacket during her visit to the government palace in Santiago, Chile, along with husband, Spain's Crown Prince Felipe, on Nov. 22.
- Contact Restored with Russia’s Lost Mars Moon Mission
November 23 2011 5:40 AM
Scientists have picked up a signal from Russia's Phobos-Grunt spacecraft, the European Space Agency said Wednesday. The craft was launched earlier this month, but scientists soon lost contact with it.
- Oh Vegas! Tourist Arrivals Set to Hit Historic Numbers in 2011
November 22 2011 7:48 AM
Approximately 39 million tourists will have visited Las Vegas by the end of 2011, according to forecasts from tourism officials. If the prediction does hold good, then this will be only the second time in history that the mark will be reached.
- Northwest China to Get Its First Ever Tourism Zone
November 22 2011 7:11 AM
China's central government has given its approval for northwestern China's first ever tourism zone, to be set up on Mount Dingjun in Mianxian County of Shaanxi Province.
- From Shakespeare to the Monarchy, Top 10 Symbols of British Pride (PHOTOS)
November 22 2011 5:12 AM
Rock music icons The Beatles and the British Parliament had to be content with relatively low positions on the list; the system of monarchy came in sixth, with 68 percent of the votes. However, the royal family itself dropped off the final list.
- Princess Charlene and Prince Albert II Walk Hand-in-Hand at Charity Race (PHOTOS)
November 21 2011 7:11 AM
Princess Charlene and Prince Albert II, of Monaco, took to a charity sports event on Sunday, after celebrating the famous principality's National Day in Monte Carlo on Saturday, in an appropriately royal manner.
- Ancient Remains of Child Sacrifices Unearthed in Peru
November 21 2011 6:36 AM
In yet another find in Peru, researchers have discovered a mass burial of children who were sacrificed in the fourteenth century during the pre-Inca times.
- Staggering Numbers of Whales’ Remains Discovered in Desert: Scientists Baffled by Find
November 21 2011 4:00 AM
Researchers in Chile's Atacama Desert have stumbled upon what is believed to be a most unusual discovery. They are baffled by the presence of a number of skeletons of prehistoric whales, in what is, statistically, one of the driest regions in the world.
- World’s Largest Illusive 3-D Pavement Painting [PHOTOS]
November 19 2011 6:27 AM
Guinness World Records has declared a work by British artist Joe Hill that was created at Canary Wharf in London on Thursday as the world's largest three-dimensional street painting.
- Lumiere Festival Turns Durham into a Fairy City [PHOTOS]
November 19 2011 5:57 AM
Here's an entire city that has been transformed into a virtual fairy world. Durham in northern England is dazzling, sporting light works everywhere: Landmarks, the river, bridges, and streets are all lit up with glittering colors.
- Argentina Holds World’s First Gay Wedding Dress Fashion Show [PHOTOS]
November 19 2011 2:44 AM
Inspired by the recent boom in same-sex weddings since gay marriage was legalized last year in Argentina, a gay wedding dress fashion show was held in the capital of Buenos Aires.
- Frontier Airlines Named North America’s Leading Low-Cost Airline for 2011
November 18 2011 10:43 AM
Frontier Airlines has been named North America's Leading Low-Cost Airline of 2011 by World Travel Awards, an 18-year-old coveted travel awards program that acknowledges excellence in the world's travel and tourism industry.
- U.S. Officials Sacked for Frisking India’s Former President; Did TSA Go Too Far?
November 18 2011 8:46 AM
Two Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials involved in the recent frisking incident of former Indian president Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam at a U.S. airport have reportedly been sacked, according to an Indian national daily.