It’s the difference between listening to Shakespeare being read by Brain Blessed instead of Patrick Stewart. Both would be enjoyable but one would be better nuanced. My younger brother had a great knack of extracting Sony Walkmans from my father. They were meant to be...
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'...
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,...
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...
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...
Lucy had an ape-like brain
on 3 April | 2020 at 13:20
A new study led by paleoanthropologists reveals that Lucy's species Australopithecus afarensis had an ape-like brain. However, the protracted brain growth suggests that -- as is the case in humans -- infants may have had a long dependence on caregivers.
When three species of human ancestor walked the...
on 2 April | 2020 at 19:57
Scientists share details of the most ancient fossil of Homo erectus known and discuss how these new findings are forcing us to rewrite a part of our species' evolutionary history.
Trial drug can significantly block early stages...
on 2 April | 2020 at 18:45
An international team has found a trial drug that effectively blocks the cellular door SARS-CoV-2 uses to infect its hosts.
COVID-19 vaccine candidate shows promise,...
on 2 April | 2020 at 18:45
Scientists have announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. When tested in mice, the vaccine -- delivered through a fingertip-sized patch -- produces antibodies specific to SARS-CoV-2 at quantities thought to be sufficient for neutralizing […]
Traces of ancient rainforest in Antarctica point...
on 1 April | 2020 at 17:08
Researchers have found evidence of rainforests near the South Pole 90 million years ago, suggesting the climate was exceptionally warm at the time.
Oldest ever human genetic evidence clarifies...
on 1 April | 2020 at 15:16
Genetic information from an 800,000-year-old human fossil has been retrieved for the first time. The results shed light on one of the branching points in the human family tree, reaching much further back in time than previously possible.
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Coronavirus: Trump predicts ‘a lot of death’...
on 5 April | 2020 at 04:21
The US president predicts "a lot of death" but suggests easing social-distancing rules for Easter.
How a Rastafarian village gave Hollywood Peter Pan
on 4 April | 2020 at 23:55
A child actor from a small religious community in Antigua is bringing the timeless character to life.
Madam CJ Walker: 'An inspiration to us all'
on 4 April | 2020 at 23:52
How an African-American orphan and single mother founded a business empire - 114 years ago.
Coronavirus: Dealing with addiction while in...
on 4 April | 2020 at 23:49
Support meetings for recovering addicts have been cancelled in the lockdown. Here's how one man is coping.
Plagues, zombies and vampires: How Hollywood...
on 4 April | 2020 at 23:40
As online audiences flock to movies like Contagion, we explore how viruses are depicted on film.
Coronavirus: Scientists brand 5G claims 'complete...
on 4 April | 2020 at 23:34
Claims 5G harms immune systems or spreads the virus have been condemned by the scientific community.