Paint on playground equipment poses risk for children: Study

The scientists analysed the metallic content of paints on equipment at almost 50 playgrounds, including some less than a decade old, across the south of England.

Jan 25, 2016, 16:39 PM IST

Milk-based paint existed 49,000 years ago

New research has discovered a milk-and ochre-based paint dating to 49,000 years ago in what is now South Africa that people may have used to adorn themselves with or to decorate stone or wooden slabs.

Jul 01, 2015, 14:03 PM IST

Phoolkali: The elephant who paints

Phoolkali, a female elephant who was rescued from her abusive employer and rehabilitated at an animal shelter in Mathura Agra is now happy enough to paint!

Aug 25, 2014, 12:42 PM IST

Prolong exposure to paint, glue detrimental for brain

Do you often get migraine or nausea if exposed to the smell of paint of glue? Shift to a safer location as people who are exposed to paint, glue or degreaser fumes may experience memory and thinking problems later.

May 13, 2014, 12:22 PM IST

Jessica Alba likes eco-friendly house

Jessica Alba prefers using toxic free paint and furniture for her house.

Jun 06, 2013, 08:36 AM IST

Soon, solar panels as cheap as paint

The cost to manufacture, install and maintain solar panels is so high that most people and businesses cannot afford to place them on their rooftops.

May 14, 2013, 15:28 PM IST

Russian warplanes to be painted in new colour schemes

The Russian Air Force will abandon its grey camouflage colouring and use several new colour patterns for its warplanes.

Dec 27, 2012, 13:02 PM IST

Ex-UK Minister used convicts to paint her house

Smith was one of the high profile casualties of the
parliamentary allowances scandal.

Aug 24, 2011, 22:20 PM IST

Hot model Poonam Pandey wishes Husain had painted her

Poonam Pandey, who had offered to go nude if India won the cricket World Cup, mourns the death of ace painter MF Husain.

Jun 09, 2011, 18:07 PM IST

A self-healing paint to make cars scratch-free

A "self-healing " plastic coating that smoothes away marks and blemishes within seconds.

Apr 23, 2011, 17:14 PM IST

A self-healing paint to make cars scratch-free

A "self-healing " plastic coating that smoothes away marks and blemishes within seconds.

Apr 23, 2011, 17:14 PM IST

Girl paints Salman under zero gravity conditions

Ankita Joshi has painted superstar Salman Khan in a zero gravity flight.

Apr 10, 2011, 10:37 AM IST

Official apologises for forcing villagers to paint houses

A top official of a Chinese province has
apologised to inmates of a poverty stricken village for forcing them to spend large amounts of money to paint
exteriors of their houses to make them look nice for outsiders.

Nov 03, 2010, 16:07 PM IST

Our ancestors `decorated houses with homemade paint`

Archaeologists have unearthed evidence that our ancestors, the neolithic men, decorated the insides of their Stone Age houses with homemade paint nearly 5,000 years ago.

Oct 31, 2010, 21:02 PM IST

Ladylove encourages Ronnie to paint

Ronnie Wood has said that his new girlfriend has inspired him to keep painting.

Aug 17, 2010, 17:39 PM IST