FUTURE

  • Next generation condoms to replace latex with prosthetic skin, deliver Viagra doses April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: In response to Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's call to develop the next generation condom Australian scientists are working on a latex replacement called hydrogel. One big advantage of the hydrogel over latex is that can be designed to feel like skin. Hydrogels also have properties close to tissue...
  • Tennis: Yuki Bhambri wins Karshi ITF Futures trophy April 11, 2015

    Karshi: Yuki Bhambri clinched the USD 15,000 ITF Futures tournament on Saturday with a straight-set win over Dzmitry Zhyrmont and ensured that he will get entry into the French Open qualifying event. The 22-year-old Yuki, seeded second, overcame his Belarusian third seed rival 6-2, 6-4 in the final and pocketed 27...
  • Humans may soon be able to talk to computers and robots the same way they talk to their friends March 2, 2015

    New York: A new programme from the US Defence Advanced Projects Agency (DARPA) aims to get computers to express themselves more like humans by allowing them to use spoken language, facial expressions and gestures to communicate. "Today we view computers as tools to be activated by a few clicks or keywords,...
  • People respect governments that punish corruption: UN chief Ban Ki-moon February 10, 2015

    Dubai: Highlighting that people respect governments that punish corruption, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for increased government transparency and cooperation between the public sector and private enterprises to drive economic growth. "The most respected governments are those that ensure equal rule or law and justice for all, and those...
  • Mumbai to host 'The Future of Fashion Forum' for fashion aspirants January 23, 2015

    Mumbai: 'The Future of Fashion Forum', a platform here, will give an overview of the industry to aspiring creative minds. Organised by Whistling Woods - Neeta Lulla School of Fashion (WWNL), the event will be held in Goregaon here on Saturday. National Award winning designer Neeta Lulla and filmmaker Subhash Ghai...
  • Watch: Chintel presents 'Builders of future India' January 17, 2015

    In the show 'Builders of future India' stories of ambition, creation and innovation are discussed. As innovation is essential for any country's growth. ...
  • Future smartphone screens could correct vision automatically August 21, 2014

    Washington: You may soon be able to ditch your glasses and contact lenses, thanks to a new display technology that automatically addresses vision problems. Researchers are developing computer algorithms to compensate for an individual's visual impairment, and creating visioncorrecting displays that enable users to see text and images clearly without wearing...
  • Choosing who you can sit beside on a plane and mute button on a microwave: 12 crazy and futuristic ideas that will change the way we do things August 11, 2014

    Imagine if you were on a plane and did not want to be disturbed by the chatty person who's sitting next to you. If you could set a 'chat' or 'silence' preference right at the time of buying the tickets, wouldn't that be a wonderful thing? Here are 12 wacky...
  • Safer, cheaper building blocks for future drugs July 5, 2014

    London: Researchers have developed an economical, reliable and metalfree chemical reaction that could yield building blocks for future antiHIV and cancer drugs. A team of researchers from KU Leuven, in Belgium, has developed a chemical reaction that yields fully functional 1,2,3triazoles. Triazoles are chemical compounds that can be used as...
  • 'XMen Apocalypse': Director Bryan Singer confirms the existence of The Four Horsemen July 2, 2014

    Filmmaker Bryan Singer had a treat up his sleeve for the fans of the XMen franchise on Tuesday. He uploaded a glimpse from the treatment of the latest edition of the series on Instagram. A treatment is a document put together before the actual script is written. The script page teases Apocalypse's...
  • Photos: Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik wins big at sand sculpting World Cup 2014 in Atlantic City, US for his work 'Save Tree, Save the Future' June 28, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won a prize at the sand sculpting World Cup in the US, the artist said Saturday. Pattnaik said he won the People's Choice prize in the solo category for his sand sculpture 'Save Tree, Save the Future'. The 37yearold artist was the lone participant...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Kochadaiiyaan', 'Heropanti', 'XMen: Days of Future Past' May 24, 2014

    In this eipsode, CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Kochadaiiyaan', 'Heropanti', 'XMen: Days of Future Past'. He also interviews Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman. ...
  • 'XMen: Days of Future Past' review: There's a popcorn blockbuster quality to this emotional drama May 23, 2014

    Cast: Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Patrick Stewart and Halle Berry Director: Bryan Singer It was never going to be easy to top Matthew Vaughn's crackling 2011 prequel 'XMen: First Class', which rejuvenated the flailing XMen movie series with a clever 60sset origin story. But Bryan Singer, returning...
  • XMen: Days Of Future Past: Tweet review May 23, 2014

    For XMen fans, it can't get better than this. 'XMen: Days of Future Past' is seventh film in the XMen series and the third XMen film directed by Bryan Singer after 2000's XMen and 2003's X2. Interestingly, 'XMen: Days of Future Past' acts as a sequel to both 2006's 'XMen:...
  • Pooja Bedi: Censors are afraid that Hugh Jackman's bare butt will start a trend of men being raped May 22, 2014

    Los Angeles: It's final! Hugh Jackman's nudebum shot in the seventh installment of XMen, titled 'XMen: Days Of Future Past', has been removed from the Indian release. Rakesh Kumar, CEO of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) confirmed that the shot has been removed. Directed by Bryan Singer, the film...
  • Wolverine a tough character, never took it for granted: Hugh Jackman May 22, 2014

    Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman is playing the role of Wolverine for the seventh time in 'XMen: Days of Future Past' and still enjoys playing the same role. In an interview to CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Jackman said, "I have never taken Wolverine for granted. It is a tough...
  • Bryan Singer, director of 'XMen' series, sued in second teen sex abuse case May 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: A British man who accuses 'XMen' director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager was spurred to bring a lawsuit against the filmmaker after Singer was sued by another man on similar allegations, the plaintiff's lawyer said Monday. The lawsuit in federal court in Los Angeles said...
  • Hugh Jackman reveals that he almost castrated himself with Wolverine's claws May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Superstar and 'X Men Days Of Future Past' actor Hugh Jackman almost had a serious injury while shooting as Wolverine in the upcoming superhero movie releasing on May 23. The Aussie Wolverine hottie revealed that he had come close to castrating himself with the Wolverine claws, while promoting...
  • Watch: Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy and Hugh Jackman show off their dance moves on 'The Graham Nortan Show' May 5, 2014

    Probably the most goodlooking superheroes/mutants to share a stage EVER, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy and Hugh Jackman danced on the tune of Robin Thicke's 'Blurred lines' on The Graham Norton Show recently. The three of them will be seen in the characters of Magneto, Professor X and Wolverine, respectively, in...
  • Watch: The Global Education for the Future April 27, 2014

    'The Global Education for the Future' highlights the importance of global education and the carriers in store for students in the days ahead. ...
  • Watch the final trailer of 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' April 16, 2014

    The final trailer of 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' has been released and it promises to be the biggest and best of all the other trailer. The trailer shows Wolverine travel back in time to round up the mutants' younger selves. The star-studded promo also features Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender...
  • 'X-Men' preview shows abilities of new mutants March 28, 2014

    Las Vegas: In the first few minutes of a new 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' clip, some X-Men attempt to battle ruthless metal monsters using their special abilities. It's the first appearance for some of the mutants - Blink, Sunspot, Warpath and Bishop. A few don't make it out alive. The clip...
  • 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' trailer: Will Bryan Singer's mutant epic find several takers? March 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Fox has released the second trailer for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past', four months after the first was shared. The Marvel saga, which has been directed by Bryan Singer, revolves around Hugh Jackman's Wolverine leaving no stone unturned to change history by being sent into the past to...
  • Actress Halle Berry's role in the upcoming 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' cut down? March 17, 2014

    New York: Actress Halle Berry's role in the upcoming 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' movie has been reportedly cut down. The 47-year-old actress joined several other stars from the original X-Men films for the new movie, including Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, and Ian McKellen, reported New York Daily News. Berry's presence in...
  • Finally! Nike to bring out futuristic, selftying laces for 'Back to the Future' shoes in 2015 February 17, 2014

    In 2011, shoe giant Nike produced Marty McFly's Back to the Future II shoes Air Mag and auctioned 1,500 pairs on eBay for charity. But futuristic lacing system isn't that impossible a reality, reported SoleCollector.com quoting the company's designer Tinker Hatfield. Hatfield confirmed that the company will bring out selftying laces...
  • 4 business turnarounds in the making January 17, 2014

    1. Mining Moguls The unexpected winding up of the Shah Commission, which was investigating illegal mining, may have raised environmentalists' eyebrows, but the Indian mining sector is looking forward to a better year. Mining had stalled for about two years, hurting mining and steel companies like Sesa Goa and JSW Steel....
  • 'Robocop' to 'The Raid 2': Hollywood films to watch out for in 2014 December 29, 2013

    Chennai: From the 'Robocop' reboot to the lightningfast martial arts moves in 'The Raid 2', Hollywood, with its exciting lineup of films in 2014, will offer several reasons for film buffs to throng theatres. IANS lists the 10 mostawaited Hollywood films that will hit Indian screens in the New Year: Robocop: While...