It's unlikely we will ever see a commercial avaiation success story like the Boeing 747 It was conceived on a fishing trip between the CEOs of PAN AM and Boeing. When finally created in 1969 it was the biggest airliner in the world, first wide bodied and 'two tier'...
It seems that in 2016 the Grim Reaper is working overtime, especially when it comes to taking celebrities. The year began with the shock death of David Bowie and continued yesterday with the latest loss, that of Prince. Social media is alive with individuals querying...
There is another scene of imprisoned foreign sex workers who are made to look dumb and gullible, thinking that Batman is some sort of devil This isn't a review of the new movie; Batman vs Superman, it is more of a comment on observations during the film. I walked out...
He never sold out to the corporate part of the music industryPrince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) 2016 has delivered several blows already and this one is also mighty. Prince was renowned as an innovator and was widely known for his eclectic work,...
The award winning Russian based group 'Visual Science' has used their expertise to create a 3D model of what the infamous Zika virus may look like. Ivan Konstantinov and his team created the 3D model based on their previous expertise working with related viruses like...
It seems like a script from a Bond movie, multi billionaire builds private rocket launch facility in Texas, USA and proceeds to send secretive payloads into orbit, but that is what happened yesterday. Though the billionaire in question hasn't been that secretive about...
Two days ago for 13 hours it was thought that the earth had a new moon. Identified by the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Centre (MPC) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, who posted on the morning of April 27th, that a small asteroid about a metre across had...
This book was launched last year but somehow I only managed to stumble upon it now. 'The Paleoart of Julius Csotonyi' published by Titan Books represents all those small boy dreams I had about Dinosaurs. Julius Csotonyi has been described as a rockstar of paleoart but...
Is it really worth protecting your privacy online? That may seem a strange question considering the amount of media articles on internet fraud and theft. However what is the likelihood of your online security being breached? Most attempts by criminals to...
The specifications and appearance are reminiscent of the the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6×6 Kahn at the Geneva motor show revealed what had to be one of the stranger concept cars. Code named 'Mission 1', it's a 6x6 version of their Flying Huntsman. It is based on the Land...
Daily exposure to blue light may accelerate...
on 17 October | 2019 at 14:12
Prolonged exposure to blue light, such as that which emanates from your phone, computer and household fixtures, could be affecting your longevity, even if it's not shining in your eyes. New research suggests that the blue wavelengths produced by light-emitting diodes damage cells in the brain as […]
Scientists find early humans moved through...
on 16 October | 2019 at 19:36
Scientists have unearthed new evidence in Greece proving that the island of Naxos was inhabited by Neanderthals and earlier humans at least 200,000 years ago, tens of thousands of years earlier than previously believed.
Hubble observes first confirmed interstellar comet
on 16 October | 2019 at 17:12
Hubble has given astronomers their best look yet at an interstellar visitor -- comet 2I/Borisov -- whose speed and trajectory indicate it has come from beyond our solar system. Comet 2I/Borisov is only the second such interstellar object known to have passed through the solar system.
Gas 'waterfalls' reveal infant planets around...
on 16 October | 2019 at 17:12
For the first time, astronomers have witnessed 3D motions of gas in a planet-forming disk. At three locations in the disk around a young star called HD 163296, gas is flowing like a waterfall into gaps that are most likely caused by planets in formation. These gas flows have long been predicted and […]
How mucus tames microbes
on 14 October | 2019 at 15:17
New research reveals that glycans -- branched sugar molecules found in mucus -- can prevent bacteria from communicating with each other and forming infectious biofilms, effectively rendering the microbes harmless.
Black holes stunt growth of dwarf galaxies
on 11 October | 2019 at 20:53
Astronomers have discovered that powerful winds driven by supermassive black holes in the centers of dwarf galaxies have a significant impact on the evolution of these galaxies by suppressing star formation.
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NBA facing 'substantial' losses over China dispute
on 17 October | 2019 at 22:04
The US basketball league pays the price for comments backing pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.
Turkey to suspend Syria offensive 'to allow...
on 17 October | 2019 at 21:58
US Vice-President Mike Pence says the pause in operations will allow Kurdish-led forces to withdraw.
Alicia Alonso: Legendary ballet dancer dies aged...
on 17 October | 2019 at 21:18
The Cuban was considered one of the greatest 20th Century ballerinas.
Trump impeachment: White House admits aid held up...
on 17 October | 2019 at 21:05
A top official says aid to Ukraine was partly held up to pressure Kyiv to investigate Democrats.
Not your typical polo players
on 17 October | 2019 at 20:20
A scheme in Philadelphia takes inner-city youths and gives them the chance to play polo.
National Doral Miami: Trump Florida golf course...
on 17 October | 2019 at 19:18
The Doral Miami resort will host the summit but the president will not profit, the White House says.