Brain buzz: A study by scientists of the University of California, Los Angeles have for the first time identified the brain regions that are associated with the successful spread of ideas, often called ‘buzz’.      pti
Pitt-Angelina wedding: Hollywood star couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s children are reportedly trying to persuade their parents, who are set to marry  later this summer, to have a zombie or monster-themed wedding. pti
Gaga quits Twitter: Twenty-seven-year-old Poker Face hitmaker pop star Lady Gaga, who has more than 39 millions followers on Twitter, seems to have quit the micro-blogging site, reported Contactmusic. pti
Moon had a twin?: According to a theory from the University of California, the Earth once had two moons, the one visible today and a much smaller ‘twin’ that crashed to form one lunar body, scientists claim.         pti
DNA alteration: Exercise can alter your DNA, slashing the risk of obesity and diabetes, according to a new study. Researchers have described what happens on an epigenetic level in fat cells when we exercise. pti
New menace! Dennis the Menace, the popular and naughty cartoon schoolboy who has been terrorising neighbours for 62 years, will now have a black girl as sidekick, Angel Face, who can match him for mischief. pti
Kim wedding bells: Rapper Kanye West and reality TV star Kim Kardashian who welcomed their first
child North West, last month are reportedly planning to marry in Egypt, reported Us magazine.                     pti
12 killed in Manila: Philippine army officials said more than 100 breakaway Muslim rebels launched attacks against troops, sparking clashes that killed at least five soldiers and seven insurgents in Manila on Sunday ap
Tepco radiation: Toxic radioactive substances have been detected in groundwater at the crippled Fukushima nuke plant, operator said on Sunday, the latest in a series of incidents at the tsunami-hit complex. afp
Afghan violence: The Afghan defence ministry on Sunday said 14 Afghan soldiers and 64 Taliban militants have been killed in fighting and roadside bombings across the country in the past 24 hours.     ap
Bahrain attacks: Two attacks outside the  capital Manama killed one policeman and injured five, the interior ministry and police said on Sunday, in the latest unrest to rock the Sunni-ruled Shi’ite-majority Gulf state. afp
Search for alien life: Academics from 11 institutions and observatories in order to find alien life among stars,  have set up a network to co-ordinate their Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI). afp
Edge over Twitter: News agencies continue to have an edge over Twitter in being the first to provide people with the news, UK scientists have found confirming it can replace traditional news outlets. pti