Abhi-Ash’s Baby Plans

September 3, 2009 at 2:27 pm | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment

Abhi-Ash’s baby plans

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Finally the hidden secret has made its way to his lips. The growing curiosity among Abhi-Ash fans about their plan to start a family has received some clarification from the actor. (Text Courtesy- Glamsham.com)

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The Human Family Tree on National Geographic

September 3, 2009 at 12:37 pm | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment

National Geographic’s Human Family Tree is a 90 minute special (2 hours with commercials) on the current results of the ongoing Genographic Project, airing on the National Geographic Channel this Sunday, August 30, 2009. The program is a fascinating presentation of what the studies of modern people’s DNA has told us about the ancient migration patterns of our ancestors.

National Geographic's Human Family Tree
National Geographic’s Human Family Tree. Photo by National Geographic (c) 2009

The Genographic Project is a five-year-long (2005-2010) study funded by National Geographic and IBM to collect human DNA from people all over the world, and analyze those data to determine the various general pathways humans took out of Africa.

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Chinese Culture At The Crossroads

September 3, 2009 at 12:16 pm | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment

Recent archaeological discoveries from far-flung corners of China are forcing scientists to reconsider the origins of ancient Chinese civilization – and a new crop of young archaeologists are delving into the modern nation’s roots. In the August 21 issue of the journal Science, a group of articles by Science news writer Andrew Lawler explore how, over several millennia, the most populous and economically vibrant nation in the world evolved from a much wider array of peoples and cultures than once imagined.


Lawler crisscrossed China recently for three weeks, traveling from the country’s steamy southeastern plains to the rugged westernmost province of Xinjiang, interviewing dozens of archaeologists at a host of sites. This special news package puts a spotlight on how the various archaeological findings of the past decade are challenging what the Chinese people once thought about their country and themselves. As a construction boom continues to alter the physical face of the country – inadvertently uncovering vital clues to China’s past, illuminating ancient trade routes and long-lost cultures – a new and more complex history of the Chinese people is emerging right before their very eyes.

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Nokia N97 mobile computer to begin selling worldwide in June

September 3, 2009 at 11:43 am | Posted in Lifescape | 4 Comments

Nokia N97

Nokia N97

The highly anticipated Nokia N97, Nokia’s flagship mobile computer, will begin selling in June in more than 75 countries. Along with a tilting 3.5″ touch display, QWERTY keyboard and a fully customizable home screen, the Nokia N97 will offer instant access to the full range of Ovi services.

“The Nokia N97 is an important step towards our vision of delivering a highly personalized Internet experience,” said Jonas Geust, Vice President and head of Nokia Nseries. “Fuelled by a multitude of music, maps, games, media and applications via Ovi, the Nokia N97 transforms the Internet into an experience that’s completely tailored to the tastes and interests of its owner.”

The Nokia N97 is Nokia’s first device to feature a personalizable home screen, which can be customized with a range of widgets which bring live information directly to the device. These widgets include key social networking destinations like Facebook and Hi5, news services like the Associated Press, Bloomberg and Reuters, as well as shopping and weather information. The Nokia N97 is the first device to ship with the Ovi Store, which offers easy access to applications, games, videos, podcasts, productivity tools, web and location-based services, and much more. Ovi Store has paid and free content from a range of global and local content providers and developers, including Paramount Pictures, Facebook and Qik, as well as a selection of Twitter applications.

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Africa’s Original Supermodel Partners With Face of Africa

September 3, 2009 at 11:35 am | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment

IMAN COSMETICS 4Africa’s original supermodel, Iman, stunned the world with her undeniable fame and unforgettable face. Now M-Net has announced that it will partner with the company she founded for the new season of Face of Africa as IMAN Cosmetics becomes an official partner of the iconic search.

From her head office in New York, the Somali-born superstar and CEO of IMAN Cosmetics endorsed the project in a TV promo to be screened across the continent on M-Net.  In it she says, “Now is the time for you, the next generation of beautiful, talented, African women to make your mark on the modeling industry and the world. IMAN Cosmetics is proud to be associated with M-Net’s Face of Africa.” Continue Reading Africa’s Original Supermodel Partners With Face of Africa…

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