Indian-origin porn star Belle Knox inspiring NYC co-eds to be strippers

Indian-origin porn star Belle Knox inspiring NYC co-eds to be strippersNew York, Apr 13 : Belle Knox, who is paying her tuition fees at Duke University by working as a porn star, is reportedly inspiring other New York co-eds to become strippers.

Mike Diaz, the club manager, asserted that many co-eds got inspired by Knox's story and that they have gotten flooded with applications and were receiving five to ten applicants a day, the New York Post reported.

Diaz said that Baruch and Brooklyn Colleges have provided the best pole dancers however, the biggest number of rejected applicants came from Queens College and NYU.


American women forgoing motherhood for pooches: Study

American women forgoing motherhood for pooches: StudyNew York, April 13 : A new study has shown that more American women are choosing dogs over motherhood .

According to business-news site Quartz, a report by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a big drop in the number of babies born to women ages 15 to 29, which corresponds with a huge increase in the number of tiny dogs owned by young women, the New York Post reported.


MH370 pinger locator search will soon end without new leads, says US Navy

MH370 pinger locator search will soon end without new leads, says US NavyWashington, Apr 13 : The U. S. Navy's underwater black box locator will be abandoned in the next few days if credible new signals are not picked up from possible emergency beacons in search for missing MH370.

U. S. Navy Captain Mark Matthews told ABC News that when the time is right the move will be taken.

He said that no credible signals have been heard since. While acknowledging the pinger locator search will soon end without new leads, he said the team wants a few more days to try and narrow the underwater search area.


Jesus more popular than Mao, Communism on Chinese Twitter

Jesus more popular than Mao, Communism on Chinese TwitterWashington, Apr. 13 - Jesus and Christianity are more popular than Chairman Mao and Communism in China.

Researchers at Tea Leaf Nation, an online magazine that studies media trends in China, found that Christian terms are quite popular on China's Twitter-like social media platform Weibo.

According to Fox News, the survey discovered the word 'Bible' produces more than 17 million results.

However, 'Quotations of Chairman Mao'-a text known in the West as 'The Little Red Book' only had 60,000 results.


Mars has a volcanic 'heart'!

Mars has a volcanic 'heart'!Washington, April 13 - After the discovery of "Australia" by NASA's Curiosity Rover, scientists have now located a heart shape on Tharsis Bulge, a region home to some of the Red planet's biggest ancient volcanoes.

Formed most likely through volcanic activity, the heart shape was spotted by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter orbiting 170 miles above.

Located south of the huge shield volcano Ascraeus Mons, it measures approximately 200 metres across. The feature is multi-layered and rises above the surrounding landscape.


Barack and Michelle Obama watch `A Raisin in the Sun` on Broadway

Barack and Michelle Obama watch `A Raisin in the Sun` on BroadwayWashington, April 13 - President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama took the night off on Friday to watch the Broadway revival of ' A Raisin in the Sun.' LaTanya Richardson told People magazine said that Michelle and Barack loved it, asserting that she didn't want to say that they're coming back, but the First Lady is trying to come back with her mom and that she goes to a lot of shows with her daughters.

The First Couple, during intermission, made their way backstage - with Secret Service - to meet and get their pictures clicked with the cast of the play.


NASA's space vegetable project to soon provide lettuce to astronauts

NASA's space vegetable project to soon provide lettuce to astronautsWashington, April 13 - NASA will launch the Vegetable Production System aboard SpaceX's Dragon capsule on Monday.

The plant growth chamber is going to grow lettuce inside prototype flight pillows, which will help the plants withstand zero gravity, the Verge reported.

According to NASA, red, blue, and green LEDs will help sustain the vegetables, asserting that the plant chamber can grow to 11.5 inches wide and 14.5 inches deep.

the project has now raised hopes that the chamber will eventually be used to grow a wider variety of vegetables, and even be used for recreational gardening. (ANI)


US vice president to visit Ukraine

Joe BidenWashington, April 13 - US Vice President Joe Biden will travel to the Ukrainian capital of Kiev to meet officials and members of the public April 22, the White House said Saturday.

Biden will underscore the strong US support for "a united, democratic Ukraine that makes its own choices about its future path", Xinhua quoted the White House as saying in a statement.


A robot that better interacts with people

A robot that better interacts with peopleNew York, April 12 : You must have seen in movies robots that act and behave like human beings. That's going to happen in real life.

Researchers are programming robots to communicate with people using human-like body language and cues.

Researchers at the University of British Columbia enlisted the help of a human-friendly robot named Charlie to study the simple task of handing an object to a person.

"We hand things to other people multiple times a day and we do it seamlessly," said AJung Moon, a PhD student in the university's department of mechanical engineering.


Now, couples can fulfill their mile-high fantasies on board Love Cloud

Now, couples can fulfill their mile-high fantasies on board Love CloudWashington, Apr 12 : Love Cloud, a Las Vegas-based company, is now offering couples flights in a private plane so that they can fulfill their mile-high fantasies.

The flight leaves from a private hanger in Las Vegas and returns clients to the same place, Fox News reported.

For 800 dollars you get 40 minutes on the flight, but you have the option of paying for more time.

The captain will fly over the Las Vegas strip or take you over scenic spots like the Hoover Dam or Red Rock Canyon.


Discovery channel to air man jump from top of Mount Everest live next month

Discovery channel to air man jump from top of Mount Everest live next monthWashington, Apr 12 : Discovery channel will air a guy jump from the top of Mount Everest live next month.

Joby Ogwyn's wing-suit leap from the world's highest peak will broadcast five nights of live programs from his base camp in the lead-up to the stunt, Deadline Hollywood reported.

Hosted by Kyle Martino and Chris Jacobs, Everest: Live From Base Camp will offer behind-the-scenes looks at what Discovery calls "the most challenging and complicated live broadcast ever attempted."


Teens just can't get enough of Apple!

Teens just can't get enough of Apple!Washington, Apr 12 : A new survey has found that 61 percent of US teens have iPhones, up from 48 percent last year.

It's also almost double the percentage from two years ago, CNet reported.

Piper Jaffray's Taking Stock With Teens report for spring 2014 reveals about the drift from Facebook that many see and hope continues.

However, the figures also showed what appears to be a peculiar commitment to Apple.

Of these respondents, 61 percent owned an iPhone; 67 percent expect their next phone to be an iPhone.

The surveyors this year talked to 7,500 teens, whose average age was 16.4. Most were from families whose household income was $55,000.


Russia to set up permanent base on Moon

Russia to set up permanent base on MoonWashington, Apr 12 : Russia's deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin reportedly announced recently that the country planned on establishing a permanent area of operations on the moon.

Rogozin said that since Russia is going to come to the moon forever, it didn't make much sense to keep making trips back and forth.

Explaining to government daily Rossiiskaya Gazeta, Rogozin said that Moscow will plan on establishing a permanent base on the moon, which could mean that as its sole human occupants they'd essentially be in control up there, The Huffington Post reported.


Nobel prize candidates wait for over 20 years to win prize

Nobel prize candidates wait for over 20 years to win prizeWashington, Apr 12 - Candidates for a Nobel prize often have to wait more than 20 years in order to receive this highest of scientific accolades.

According to a Correspondence by Santo Fortunato of Aalto University in Finland and colleagues, such nail-biting delays are becoming the norm - to the point that aspiring laureates may themselves have expired by the time the medal is due to be presented.


Facebook's US govt's requests also include data on Instagram

Facebook's US govt's requests also include data on InstagramWashington, Apr 12 : The second government requests report by Facebook now reportedly includes data on its photo-sharing app Instagram.

The report includes data on government requests to receive data about Instagram accounts and to restrict access to its content, PC World reports.

The report added that Facebook receives government reports according to country's laws over online sharing.

If Facebook also determines that the flagged content violates its own standards, it removes the content globally.


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