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Copy of Schindler’s list to be auctioned on eBay

One of the four existing copies of Schindler’s list is being auctioned off on eBay with a starting bid of $3 million.

Giant viruses may be new life form


Two newly discovered giant viruses, more than twice as big as the last largest known viruses, unearthed in Chile and Australia, may represent a completely new life form, a new study suggests.

New dino species discovered in US

US palaeontologists have discovered the fossil of a previously unknown dinosaur, a strange horned beast that roamed an island continent 76 million years ago.

A $92 quadrillion error: In your dreams...

Oops! PayPal, the online money-transfer company, has accidentally credited a man in Delaware $92,233,720,368,547,800, making him by far the richest man in the world.

Not in the race for MP chief ministership, says Jyotiraditya


Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has said that he is not in the race to become the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh and has ruled out contesting the upcoming assembly polls there.

Chilean mummies reveal nicotine habit


Scientists analysing hair samples from mummies in a Chilean town have found that for hundreds of years, people of all social classes in the region consumed nicotine.

Young men more likely to die of skin cancer

Young men are 55 per cent more likely to die of skin cancer than women, regardless of the severity of the tumour, a new study has found.

Bible signed by Einstein sells for $68,500 at auction


A Bible signed by physicist Albert Einstein, in which he refers to the book as an “inexhaustible” source of wisdom and solace that deserves frequent reading, has fetched $68,500 at an auction here.

Planets with 2 suns may support life?

Planets with two suns — like Tatooine in the Star Wars — may be more capable of supporting life than other planets, a new research has claimed.

Suit aims to free happy b’day... From copyright

The beloved 120-year-old ditty Happy Birthday to You is in court over copyright issues after a documentary film company filed a $5 million lawsuit to bring the popular song into the public domain.

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