Moscow Movie Theater replaces seats with beds as part of `awake love` campaign

Moscow Movie Theater replaces seats with beds as part of `awake love` campaignWashington, Dec. 15 - A movie theater in Moscow has recently replaced seats with beds in order to promote its Russian "awake love" campaign.

The Swedish furniture giant IKEA took over the Moscow cinema, allowed theatergoers to enjoy what more closely resembled to an enormous slumber party than an afternoon at the movies, People magazine reported.

The switchover took place in the Moscow suburb of Khimki, not far from a branch of the store beloved by many Russians. The campaign, which lasts until Dec. 14, was modeled after a similar event in 2010 at a Paris music hall.
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Meet the 'boob goddess' who claims to have created 'bust-enlarging rake'

Meet the 'boob goddess' who claims to have created 'bust-enlarging rake'Washington, Dec. 15 - A Japanese woman, known as "boob goddess" has recently created a pink rake-like object, which she claims can firm a woman's bust and even enlarge it.

Takiko Shindo has been known for "Oppai Taisou," which roughly translates into English as "boob exercise massage," the Huffington Post reported.

According to Rocket News 24, latest advancement in the bustling field of bust enhancement was something called the "Oppai Taisou Hand," that was basically a pink rake for stroking and brushing one's breasts.


George W. Bush advises painters to never paint their wives, mothers

George W. Bush advises painters to never paint their wives, mothersWashington, Dec. 15 - George W. Bush, who has picked up painting as his new hobby, recently gave away an advice to aspiring painters that they should never paint their wives or mothers, it has been reported.

The former US President said in an interview on CNN's 'State of the Union' that neither woman in his life apparently appreciated their portrayal by his brush, CBS News reported.

He also painted one of his daughters, but even she didn't like the painting, so he just scrapped it, the 68-year-old further mentioned.


PETA ropes in celebs for horse carriage ban ad campaign

PETA ropes in celebs for horse carriage ban ad campaignNew York, Dec 15 - PETA's latest ads to support Mayor de Blasio's proposed horse-carriage ban will feature Tim Gunn, Anjelica Huston, Edie Falco and Russell Simmons.

The organization said that the ads feature a horse that died on the street in 2011, with a photo of one of the celebs and a quote, the New York Post reported.

Fashion consultant Gunn said that carriage drivers have been filmed spewing racist, sexist and homophobic taunts at anyone who dares express concern for the unfortunate horses. (ANI)


iOS users more concerned about privacy than people using Android devices

iOS users more concerned about privacy than people using Android devicesWashington, Dec 14 According to a research by cloud storage iDrive, iPhone users are more concerned about their privacy and security as compared to people who use Android operating system.

iDrive conducted the study by taking a look at how many users elected to use private key encrypton for data protection on both Android and iOS mobile platforms.

The service used a total of 20,000 users from each platform to keep the comparison even, reported PCWorld.

According to the report, iOS users backed up 33 percent more photos, and nearly 20 percent more videos than Android users.


Bill Nye 'the Science Guy' claims creationism is making kids stupid

Bill Nye 'the Science Guy' claims creationism is making kids stupidWashington, Dec 14 : Bill Nye 'the Science Guy' has recently claimed that the teaching of creationism over evolution could create a generation of "less intelligent" youngsters who "can't think."

The 59-year-old worries that forcing children to believe the world was only 6,000 years old would prevent them from thinking critically, CNet reported.

Nye, calling it a uniquely America problem, said that humans are becoming better and better at making artificial beings, but they still aren't terribly sure how this world came about.


Sony Pictures not shutting down films' production post hacking of systems

Sony Pictures not shutting down films' production post hacking of systemsWashington, Dec 14 : Sony Pictures has recently declared that they haven't stopped production of all its films, despite the reports of a halt following the major hack of computer networks.

Insiders asserted that shooting hadn't been interrupted and dailies were being viewed by studio executives despite of the tumultuous distractions done by hackers as that was the priority for the organization, the Deadline reported.

Protecting these productions was made top priority the moment hackers breached the studio on November 24, sources further added.


50-yr old man made '1D-inspired' lamp

50-yr old man made '1D-inspired' lampWashington, Dec 14 : One Direction's follower Jerry Riekert has recently made a lamp inspired from the music band.

The 50-year-old got the spot light when he tweeted about the British Band's singing techniques and then after receiving the fame he promised to make a lamp for 1D but on one condition if the band members notice his lamps, People magazine reported.

After this Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne mentioned in an interview that they have noticed the lamps made by the "simple man of New York" and now look up for his promise.


Facebook removes Bing search engine from its platform after 4 years

Facebook removes Bing search engine from its platform after 4 yearsWashington, Dec 14 - Facebook has reportedly announced its decision to remove the Bing search engine from its platform as it ends a four-year-long online relationship with Microsoft's search engine.

A Facebook spokesman said in a statement that the move was prompted by a shift in focus aimed at helping users find what has been shared with them on Facebook, reported the CNET.

Microsoft , which still owns a tiny but valuable stake in Facebook, also confirmed the move.

However, both companies stressed that they would continue to partner in other areas. (ANI)


CIA torture report reveals role of doctors, psychologists in harsh interrogations

CIA torture report reveals role of doctors, psychologists in harsh interrogationsWashington, Dec 14 - The CIA torture report by the Senate Intelligence Committee released this week has revealed that medical doctors as well as psychologists were intimately involved in almost every interrogation session to a greater extent than was previously known.

Staff physicians from the CIA's Office of Medical Services served as observers and hardly intervened to stop the method of interrogation used by the officers, said the report.

According to the Washington Post, in most of the instances, medical personnel appear to be enablers.


White House says Sony Pictures apology 'appropriate' post 'Obama racist slur' revelation

Barack ObamaWashington, Dec 14 - The White House has termed the apology issued by Sony Pictures executives for sending "derogatory emails" about President Barack Obama as "appropriate" after they were leaked following a cyber attack on the Hollywood studio.

A string of Sony Pictures emails compromised during the recent cyber attack had revealed a slew of racially-charged messages exchanged between Producer Scott Rudin and Sony Pictures co-chair Amy Pascal targeting Obama, reported Sky News.


Praying for your partner can leads to greater relationship commitment

Praying for your partner can leads to greater relationship commitmentWashington, Dec 14 - A new study has revealed that romantic partners who pray for their "significant others" experience greater relationship commitment.

According to the study, adolescents who attend religious services with one or both of their parents are more likely to feel greater well-being.


Parental behaviour behind tot's anger issues

Parental behaviour behind tot's anger issuesWashington, Dec 14 - A new study has revealed that that parental behaviour may influence the development of an association between physical aggression in toddlers and the frustration caused by language problems.

The study found that frequent hitting, kicking, and a tendency to bite or push others are examples of physical aggression observed in toddlers.


Google adds South Indian language Malayalam to translation tool

Google adds South Indian language Malayalam to translation toolWashington, Dec 13 : Google has added support for ten new languages, including Malayalam- a South Indian language- to its translation tool .

The addition of Malayalam, one of India's six classical languages, is an attempt by the search engine to reach out to a population of 38 million Keralites.

According to Tech Crunch, the move is significant because it ties into Google's efforts to get more Indian users onto its services.

Below is the list of the 10 new language additions:

Chichewa (from Malawi)

Malagasy (from Madagascar)

Sesotho (from Lesotho)

Malayalam (from India)

Myanmar (from Myanmar)


Zuckerberg considering adding "dislike" button on Facebook

Zuckerberg considering adding "dislike" button on FacebookWashington, Dec 13 : Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said that he is considering adding a "dislike" button to Facebook posts, allowing users to express emotions in another way other than "like" or leaving a comment.

According to CNET, Zuckerberg said that the button would not be to express displeasure but maybe to respond when people post unhappy things, such as a death in the family or a personal struggle.

People say that they do not feel comfortable pressing the Like button when there are such posts and that Facebook is figuring out a way where people can express a broader array of emotions, said the company's CEO.


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