Indian woman pulls double-decker bus with hair in UKAug 19, 2:29 pm
London, August 19 (ANI): A woman from Punjab, pulled a 12-tonne double-decker bus for 17m and 20cm with her hair, on Humberstone Gate in Leicester, in her attempt to create a world record. Asha Rani, 21, who is known as the Iron Queen, had to pull it more than five metres to break the current record. The attempt is now waiting for verification by the authorities, the BBC reported.Rani in the past has also pulled a 5.7 tonne jet, 37ft along a runway at Leicester Airport, Stoughton, with her hair.She achieved the feat by working with strongman Manjit Singh, who has broken world records for pulling a bus with his ears.The pair are raising money for a cancer charity called PROSTaid, which raises awareness about prostate cancer. (ANI)
Lone copy of Magna Carta in US displayed in new museum gallery Dec 12, 3:39 pm
Washington, Dec. 12 (ANI): Magna Carta's only exiting copy in America has been showcased in a new museum exhibit at the National Archives along with other documents, images, films showing the evolution of US rights and freedoms for African-Americans, women and immigrants.Full Story »
Girls from single-sex schools feel pressurized to act like 'typical females' Dec 12, 3:39 pm
Washington, Dec. 12 (ANI): A new Concordia University study has found that the pressure to stick to gender roles is stronger in girls-only schools, where they feel the strain to act like 'typical girls', than in co-ed schools.Full Story »
48% Americans opposed to scrapping of ban on cellphone use in flights Dec 12, 3:12 pm
Washington, Dec. 12 (ANI): A majority of Americans are reportedly opposed to the idea of aviation authorities allowing cellphone use during flights, a new study has revealed.Full Story »
What the 'perfect female face' looks like revealed Dec 12, 2:47 pm
Melbourne, Dec. 12 (ANI): In an attempt to understand the centuries-old fascination with the 'perfect female face', researchers asked men and women to use facial features of celebs to describe the face that they consider ideal.Full Story »
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