World LONDON — A photo of a woman facing down a protester from a far-right, anti-Islam group in England has been shared thousands of times on social media. A photographer with the U.K.'s Press Association
The astronauts heard the strange 'whistling sound' when they were orbiting the moon When three astronauts orbiting the moon noticed a strange “whistling sound” in outer space, they thought they were imagining
Encased in amber for up to 30 million years, Strychnos electri is a member of the asterid family which include potatoes, coffee, strychnine and curare It is beautiful, deadly and new to science. And if
North Korea reportedly executes its army chief of staff, Ri Yong Gil North Korea has executed its army chief of staff, Ri Yong Gil, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday, which, if true,
Your life depends on your ability to sigh. Yes, we sigh when we're exhausted or stressed -- and when the weight of the world feels like too much to bear -- but it turns out that sighing is also an essential
There really is a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising. When I first
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The well-preserved partial skull and skeleton of a gibbon-like creature that lived 11.6 million years ago in Spain is shedding new light on the evolutionary history of modern apes.
The average American commuter spends 42 hours per year stuck in rush-hour traffic, according to one recent study. More than four decades ago, West Virginia University thought it had found a solution to
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University of Michigan astronomers have found the smallest black hole ever observed in the centre of a galaxy As supermassive black holes go it’s really not that super or massive, In a dwarf, disc galaxy
You're probably at least a little bit racist and sexist and homophobic. Most of us are. Before you get all indignant, try taking one of the popular implicit-association tests. Created by social psychologists
Astrophysicists at Nasa today annouce they have found new Earth-like worlds • Nasa finds ‘another Earth’ in Milky Way which ‘would feel a lot like home’ The science world is abuzz with anticipation as
A rumour that’s been widely accepted is that Google is working on two versions of its next Nexus smartphone; one made by LG and the other made by Chinese manufacturer Huawei. Perennial leaksters Evan (aka
Campaigners including Brian May and Lord Rees are marking Asteroid Day by raising awareness of the the threat posed to the planet by speeding space rocks The search for deadly asteroids that could slam
(CNN) — Recaptured escapee David Sweat has told police that he and Richard Matt conducted a practice run of their prison break the night before they disappeared from Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate
Microsoft is looking to exit the Web advertising business according to a report by the Wall Street Journal, a move that would cost 1,200 jobs. The advertising assets and operations would be sold to AOL.
The closer we get to Ceres, the more perplexing the dwarf planet grows. NASA's Dawn spacecraft has found several more bright spots as well as a pyramid-like peak jutting out of the frigid world's surface.
Space LightSail's handlers unfurled the experimental spacecraft's solar sail in orbit on Sunday, marking a triumph for the nonprofit Planetary Society after more than two weeks of ups and downs. The LightSail
All of the battle on a lot less ship Wither the Battleship! Once-dominant sea-going giants, the famed and feared titans of naval warfare found themselves outclassed, outmatched, and outranged by aircraft
Privacy concerns over app that allows you to pinpoint location of anyone who is part of same messaging thread, and track them via time stamps An extension for the Chrome web browser has been developed
The red planet is literally shrouded in mystery Our planetary neighbor just got a little more mysterious. In September, NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft arrived at Mars to study the planet’s upper atmosphere, since
A new study shows that there are 17 different types of Briton - and many still live in the same groups they did before the Norman Conquest Just who are we? What defines us, the people of this island nation?
Spider-Man it is not There’s a reason it’s Spider-Man and not Superman who climbs up the walls of buildings: Superman can fly instead. But the KAIST Urban Robotics Lab in South Korea wants to turn flying
Men are affected by memory loss earlier than women, according to a study. Why does it happen and what can we do to stave it off? Men over 40 have worse memories than women of the same age, according to
The mysterious origins of Stonehenge now have a new theory to add to the pile. Past speculations have included it being some sort of astronomical calendar, healing place, or Druid temple, and now an art