LARGEST GOLD COIN TO BE AUCTIONED AT THE DOROTHEUM

11.06.2010 [16:02]
On June 25, 2010, the world`s largest gold coin, a 2007 Canadian $ 1,000.000 Maple Leaf is to be auctioned at Vienna`s Dorotheum ...

HOSPITAL WHERE PATIENTS EAT MICE

10.06.2010 [19:38]
There`s a state-of-the-art hospital in Abu Dhabi where pampered patients stay in air-conditioned rooms and are fed a daily diet of quail ...

WORLD CUP HAS £6.2BN INSURANCE, SAYS LLOYD`S

07.06.2010 [12:20]
The 2010 World Cup in South Africa has been insured for more than £6.2bn ($9bn), according to Lloyd`s of London, the world`s biggest insurance ...

VOLUNTEERS BEGIN MARS500 ISOLATION

03.06.2010 [22:23]
Six would-be cosmonauts have entered a sealed facility where they will spend 18 months with no windows and only e-mail contact with the outside world ...

`COSMONAUTS` CHOSEN FOR MARS TEST

02.06.2010 [16:57]
A Frenchman and a Colombian-Italian will represent Europe on an 18-month simulated mission to Mars ...

FABERGE EGG STOLEN IN VIENNA

02.06.2010 [12:12]
A rare Carl Faberge Easter egg has been stolen from a private collection in Vienna. The owner has a certificate confirming that the egg estimated at € 500,000 was indeed ...

STUDY: TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY PATIENTS AT HIGH RISK FOR DEPRESSION

27.05.2010 [23:51]
When doctors treat brain injuries they generally focus on physical trauma and mental issues, but depression can develop ...

HORNED DINOSAURS ‘ISLAND-HOPPED’ FROM ASIA TO EUROPE

27.05.2010 [18:45]
Horned dinosaurs previously considered native only to Asia and North America might also have roamed the lands of prehistoric Europe, say scientists ...

GOOGLE LAUNCHES SMART TV SERVICE

21.05.2010 [13:09]
Search giant Google has launched a TV service that unites live television with the web, according to the BBC. The “smart TV” service allows people to search ...

BEETROOT JUICE `BOOSTS STAMINA`

21.05.2010 [12:28]
Drinking beetroot juice boosts stamina and could help people exercise for up to 16% longer, a UK study suggests ...

SMALLPOX DEMISE LINKED TO SPREAD OF HIV INFECTION

19.05.2010 [14:25]
The worldwide eradication of smallpox may, inadvertently, have helped spread HIV infection, scientists believe ...

ARAB-AMERICAN RIMA FAKIH WINS 2010 MISS USA

17.05.2010 [12:42]
A Lebanese immigrant, the 24-year-old from Michigan snatched the crown after almost tripping on her gown and saying birth control pills should ...

EATING NUTS CAN LOWER CHOLESTEROL, EXPERTS SAY

15.05.2010 [16:51]
Eating nuts may help lower cholesterol levels, US research suggests. The review of 25 studies, involving nearly 600 people, showed eating on average 67g of nuts - a small bag - a day reduced ...

ITALY TO HAVE MARRIED TEACHER AS FIRST WOMAN PRIEST

14.05.2010 [11:45]
A married teacher is poised to become Italy`s first woman priest when she is ordained later this month in an Anglican church close to the Vatican ...

AMERICANS TRY A NEW KIND OF BREW

14.05.2010 [11:32]
Forget coffee or tea, have a latte made from a South American shrub It`s not quite tea. And it`s definitely not coffee. The traditional South American beverage called ...

GOOGLE TRANSLATE NOW TEACHES YOU HOW TO SPEAK LIKE A ROBOT IN 34 LANGUAGES

13.05.2010 [19:11]
Google Translate doesn`t always get every translation right, but it is useful enough to get the gist of a Webpage or even a menu written in a foreign language. It`s machine translation ...

CANCER SURVIVORS CONQUER MT KILIMANJARO

13.05.2010 [18:25]
Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and undergoing chemotherapy have much in common, according to Ilse-Mari Hane-kom of Big Brother South Africa fame ...

`UNIQUE` FROG SPECIES DISCOVERED BY SCIENTISTS IN INDIA

13.05.2010 [16:54]
A new species of "brightly coloured frog" has been discovered in a remote peak in the southern part of India, scientists have told BBC News ...

SOTHEBY`S TO AUCTION UNIQUE DIAMOND WEIGHING OVER 50 CARATS

11.05.2010 [12:34]
Sotheby`s will auction diamonds that once belonged to royalty – to Grand Duchess Olga of Russia, who later became Queen of Greece ...