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Herta Mueller wins 2009 Nobel Prize for literature

Romanian-born German writer Herta Mueller won the 2009 Nobel Prize in literature Thursday, honored for work that “with the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the landscape of the dispossessed.” The 56-year-old author, who emigrated to Germany ... Read More »

75-yr-old Rolls-Royce may fetch £8.5m at sale

Seventy-five years ago, this beauty glided on the roads of Rajkot, stopping people in their tracks. Soon, she will make heads turn across  the world—a custom-built Rolls-Royce that belonged to the maharaja of Rajkot is set to become the world’s ... Read More »

Scientists develop materials with a “memory”

Berlin, July 14 (ANI): With the help of numerical solutions, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM in Germany have developed various materials with a memory, including a minuscule forceps for endoscopy. Such materials can “remember” a ... Read More »

Oldest surviving Christian Bible goes online

London, July 6 (ANI): The oldest surviving Christian Bible has been launched on the Internet, thanks to a painstaking conservation project involving institutions in the UK, Germany, Egypt, and Russia. High-resolution digital images of the pages in the fourth-century book, ... Read More »

Fawcett almost married O’Neal in Germany

New York, Jun 5 (ANI): Cancer stricken Farrah Fawcett and her longtime lover actor Ryan O’Neal are said to have almost gotten married while she was undergoing treatment in Germany. According to Extra, the couple’s family friend Joan Dangerfield revealed ... Read More »

Men who marry younger women live longer

London, June 2 (ANI): Men live longer if they marry a younger woman, according to population statistics. What’s more, men who tie the knot with older women are more likely to die early, the study at Germany’s Max Planck Institute ... Read More »