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...
Ice in motion: Satellites capture decades of...
on 10 December | 2019 at 16:17
New time-lapse videos of Earth's glaciers and ice sheets as seen from space -- some spanning nearly 50 years -- are providing scientists with new insights into how the planet's frozen regions are changing.
Killer whale grandmothers boost survival of calves
on 9 December | 2019 at 21:13
New research finds that killer whale grandmothers who were no longer able to reproduce had the biggest beneficial impact on the survival chances of their grand-offspring. This may be because grandmothers without calves of their own are free to focus time and resources on the latest generation, the […]
Large atmospheric waves in the jet stream present...
on 9 December | 2019 at 16:21
Researchers have discovered jet stream patterns that could affect up to a quarter of global food production.
Storing data in everyday objects
on 9 December | 2019 at 16:05
Researchers have discovered a new method for turning nearly any object into a data storage unit. This makes it possible to save extensive data in, say, shirt buttons, water bottles or even the lenses of glasses, and then retrieve it years later. The technique also allows users to hide information […]
Explaining the 'tiger stripes' of Saturn's moon...
on 9 December | 2019 at 16:05
Slashed across the south pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus are four straight, parallel fissures or 'tiger stripes' from which water erupts. These fissures aren't quite like anything else in the Solar System. Researchers now think they have a model to explain them.
Dramatic health benefits following air pollution...
on 6 December | 2019 at 22:36
Reductions in air pollution yielded fast and dramatic impacts on health-outcomes, as well as decreases in all-cause morbidity, according to new findings.
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USMCA: Agreement reached on Nafta trade deal...
on 10 December | 2019 at 20:51
Democrats in Congress agree to approve the new US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
Merriam-Webster: Non-binary pronoun 'they' is...
on 10 December | 2019 at 20:43
The dictionary said searches for the non-binary pronoun on its website increased by 313% this year.
Assisted dying: Western Australia passes...
on 10 December | 2019 at 19:14
There were emotional scenes as Western Australia became the second state to legalise assisted dying.
Chilled jogger calmly dodges avalanche in Canada
on 10 December | 2019 at 18:39
Watch how Bryon Howard reacts as a huge wall of snow heads towards him on a run in Lake Louise, Alberta.
Peter Handke receives Nobel Literature prize
on 10 December | 2019 at 18:18
The controversial Austrian winner of the 2019 prize was applauded at the ceremony in Stockholm.
Trump impeachment: Democrats unveil formal charges
on 10 December | 2019 at 17:41
The US president hits back after being accused of abusing his powers and obstructing Congress.