Alfie Cooke

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​Uber keeps self-driving cars on the road, challenging the law

The ride-hailing company brushes off California DMV, announcing it won't pull its autonomous cars from San Francisco streets. Now the state's attorney general is getting involved.<p>Uber and the state of California are in a standoff.<p>After Uber rolled out its self-driving cars to passengers in San …

Autonomous Cars

Two Billion-Year-Old Water Found in Canadian Mine

Canadian Geoscientists have uncovered water that dates back a whopping two billion years. It’s the oldest water ever discovered on Earth, and it …

5 Coolest Things On Earth This Week

Mice with reprogrammed cells stopped aging, paralyzed humans fed themselves with a robotic hand controlled by a cap, and a new 3D printer produced …

Nanotech

Chelsea transfer news and rumours: Willian and Oscar convince Alex Teixeira to move to Stamford Bridge

Transfers: Latest news, rumours and gossip for Chelsea FC in 2016 - Brazilian pair have helped Shakhtar midfielder decide to make move<p><b>Chelsea transfer news and rumours</b><p>Chelsea are reportedly on the brink of sealing a deal for Shakhtar Donetsk’s <b>Alex Teixeira</b> and it's all thanks to two of their …

This 21-Year-Old May Have Invented a Way to Clean Up Our Oceans

Dutch entrepreneur Boyan Slat wants to build the largest floating barrier ever deployed and use the ocean’s own currents to capture plastic to clean up the massive Pacific garbage patch.

Pollution

Can you solve it? Complete the equation 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 = 2016

Happy New Year guzzlers.<p>For a few years now, my early January ritual has been to solve the following puzzle: fill in the equation that counts down to the year that has just begun.<p>In other words, fill in the blanks so that this equation makes arithmetical sense:<p>10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 = 2016<p>You are …

Extreme Sports

UK, Sweden express concern over missing Hong Kong booksellers

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> Hong Kong's leader has appealed for information after the mysterious disappearance of five people linked to a publisher of books critical of China.<p>Chief Executive C.Y. Leung said there was "no indication" that those reported missing had been taken to mainland China by Chinese …

Hong Kong

The insiders’ guide to finding a cheaper holiday in 2016

<b>Cheap flights</b><p>• Savvy travellers know to delete their browser history because prices can increase based on the number of times you re-enter a particular website, says Phil Bloomfield, spokesperson at Cheapflights.co.uk. The company’s data shows that the cheapest days to book are Tuesdays, generally …

Long Haul