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2013-10-18 23:24:39

Isowmail.com, the world’s first personal emailing system is excited to announce that they are sponsoring a concert by Mahmood Khan on November 16, 2013 at the Sydney Opera House. Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 The Pakistan born singer and songwriter was the first Pakistani national to achieve mainstream success in Australia with his number one song Like the River. Four years after his ground-breaking performance and live recording, Khan returns to the Sydney Opera House for an...

2011-07-24 00:02:04

On July 23rd, two of the best fighters in the 140 lbs division will meet when Amir Khan faces Zab Judah. This fight will unify the IBF and WBA Light Welterweight titles and it has the entire boxing world excited. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 23, 2011 On July 23rd, two of the best fighters in the 140 lbs division will meet when Amir Khan faces Zab Judah. This fight will unify the IBF and WBA Light Welterweight titles and it has the entire boxing world excited. Amir Khan is one of the most...

2010-01-28 13:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Madame Tussauds Hollywood (www.madametussauds.com), the biggest new attraction to Southern California, has added another stellar personality to its stable of Hollywood film, television and music stars immortalized in wax. The $55 million attraction, located on Hollywood Blvd., next door to the historic Grauman's Chinese Theatre, inducted the wax figure of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan into its storied collection on Thurs., Jan. 28, for a...

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2009-10-07 09:01:28

Clemson University researchers in collaboration with researchers at the University of Bremen, Germany, are working to make the physical pain and discomfort of mammograms a thing of the past, while allowing for diagnostic imaging eventually to be done in a home setting. The group is fine-tuning Diffuse Optical Tomography (DOT) to create high-resolution images from a scattering of infrared and visible light for the early detection of breast cancer. While the method is less expensive, safer and...

2009-08-22 13:32:05

Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan says his conflict with authorities at Liberty International Airport in Newark, N.J., was not a publicity stunt. The popular Bollywood actor said being questioned by U.S. immigration officials at the New Jersey airport was not an attempt to draw attention to his new movie, My Name Is Khan, which is about the problems faced by a Muslim man in the United States, Variety reported Friday. I don't want to sound pompous, Khan said of the Aug. 14 incident. But Shah Rukh...

2009-08-16 00:16:23

Shah Rukh Khan, one of Bollywood's biggest stars, said Saturday he believes he was held by security at a New York-area airport because of his Muslim name. Khan, who recently completed a movie about a Muslim man being mistaken for a terrorist in the United States, said he was detained for two hours at Newark International Airport, the New York Daily News reported. I was really being hassled, perhaps because of my name being Khan, he said. These guys wouldn't let me through. Khan has signed a...

2009-04-27 09:31:07

Bollywood actor and filmmaker Feroz Khan died of cancer Monday at his home in India's Karnataka region. He was 69. The BBC said a funeral for Khan, who battled the disease for a year, will be held in Bangalore. The British broadcaster did not say when the service would take place. Khan was an actor, producer and director who appeared in more than 50 films. He made his big-screen debut in 1960 with a role in Didi and is perhaps best known for his 1980 movie Qurbani. His other hits include...

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2008-12-12 13:05:00

YouTube may be best known for its barrage of homemade performances and TV clips, but many people are turning to it for free tutoring in math, science and other complicated subjects. "I was able to watch them at my own pace and if I didn't get a concept, I could easily rewind it," said University of Central Florida junior Nicole Nissim, after using the site for some help on her trigonometry homework. One YouTube tutorial on calculus integrals has been watched almost 50,000 times in the past...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'