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Fantastical Rainbow Clouds Dust the Skies at Sunset in the UK

Over Scotland and northern England on Tuesday night, residents witnessed an unusually colorful skyline. Following Storm Henry, the United Kingdom was engulfed by cold air that, when combined with high latitudes, allowed nacreous clouds to form. These masses are the result of a rare phenomenon that …

Art

14 of the most convincing 'Harry Potter' fan theories we can't stop thinking about

Though it's been nearly a decade since J.K. Rowling finished the "Harry Potter" series, people are still obsessed with the books. So much so that fan theories still pop up every now and again about characters, the history of Muggles and wizards, and the magic itself.<p>Keep reading to see 14 of the …

Books

BBC World Service - Science in Action, Melting Antarctic ice may raise sea levels by 3 metres

Warming oceans cause Antarctic ice to melt. A new study provides the first real geological data on what happened to the West Antarctic Ice Sheet in previous warmer periods. The scientists conclude that this could lead to a sea level rise by about three metres. Dr Andy Hein from Edinburgh University …

Storm Jonas: families devastated by Storm Desmond told to expect more flooding

The Environment Agency has issued urgent warnings for people living in Lancashire, Cumbria and Yorkshire ahead of Storm Jonas<p>Families still reeling from the devastating Christmas floods have been told to expect further flooding this week as the tail of American killer Storm Jonas hits Britain.<p>The …

Let's talk about this royal 'Harry Potter' fan theory

A Reddit user who goes by the name Obversa has introduced a new Harry Potter fan theory that’s got our Muggle hearts exploding with glee. Are you …

15 ways the world will be terrifying in 2050

But despite our technological advances, humanity has failed to solve many of its problems. The world hasn't weaned itself off fossil fuels or antibiotics, protected the rain forest, or reduced the stigma surrounding mental illness. We haven't flood-proofed our cities or protected our energy grids …

Climate Change

The Science Behind This Winter's Deadly Tornadoes

Meteorologists are working to better understand the atmosphere’s most vexing, powerful outbursts.<p>Spring and summer may be the most dangerous tornado seasons in the United States, but twisters can still wreak havoc in winter. At least nine tornadoes barreled through Texas over the weekend, killing …

WATCH: Storm chasers hunt down terrifying tornado in Texas

BASEHUNTERSThe terrifying tornado in Texas<p>It looks like something out of a sci-fi film, as lightning bolts blast through the sky, illuminating it …

Weather

iPhone 6s vs Samsung Galaxy S6: fight of the flagships

Can’t make your mind up between the Galaxy S6 and the iPhone 6s? Here’s our verdict<p><b>iPhone 6s vs Samsung Galaxy S6: Specs and battery</b><p>For the S6, …

Phones

‘Spectre’: Why Daniel Craig Would Be Stupid to Give Up James Bond

In a 1971 interview with the BBC to promote the release of “Diamonds Are Forever,” his sixth stint as James Bond, Sean Connery compared the …

Sean Connery

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Casino Royale Is The Best Bond Movie Ever

In 1953, Ian Fleming published his “spy story to end all spy stories,” which would eventually led to the longest continually-running franchise in the …

Casino Royale

That's a wrap! 007 Daniel Craig heads home with his leading lady Rachel Weisz after partying the night away with Bond girls at Spectre afterparty... but will he return for another movie?

• <b>Daniel Craig joined his co-stars at the Royal World Premiere of Spectre at the Royal Albert Hall on Monday night</b>• <b><br>The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge</b> …

Katie Holmes

Daniel Craig's 'secret plan' to save James Bond

James Bond

These 'Harry Potter' Cakes Will Make You Hungry For Hogwarts

When Harry Potter got his first birthday cake -- that he could remember, at least -- at 11 years old, it was broken, full of spelling errors and …

Books

Britain braced for long, snowy winter as strongest El Nino since 1950 expected

The strongest El Nino for 65 years could bring a winter like the 2009/2010 Big Freeze<p>Winter is coming, and it could be colder and snowier than normal after forecasters predicted that this year’s El Nino weather phenomenon could be the strongest since 1950.<p>Met Office meteorologists said conditions …

Weather

Why James Bond fans might Skyfall asleep during new 007 movie SPECTRE

Bond fans can Ex-SPECTRE numb bum as the next 007 movie is set to be the longest yet.<p>The next installment in the much-loved series will go on for a …

World exclusive images of Daniel Craig as James Bond from Spectre

We've come a long way from <i>Casino Royale</i>. A weathered Daniel Craig stars in these exclusive images in advance of the launch of <i>Spectre.</i> Shot by Rankin …

James Bond

14 Actors You Never Knew Almost Played Your Favorite "Harry Potter" Characters

The movie would have never been the same.<p>When it comes to the <i>Harry Potter</i> franchise, we like to think we know it back to front, word for word, and are more familiar with it than we are with our own feet. But it turns out we actually didn't have a clue these people auditioned for our fave HP …

'James Bond Will Return In...'

By James Hancock July 22nd, 2015<p>Ever since the release of <i>From Russia with Love</i> in 1963, hardcore James Bond fans have been overjoyed at the sight of …

Strongest El Nino in HISTORY could bring SIX MONTHS of storms to Britain

David StenhouseThe strongest El Nino EVER recorded is forming in the Pacific Ocean<p>Climate scientists warned temperatures in the Pacific have …

Weather

James Bond Spectre trailer: Plenty of cliches but even more mystery

By Amelia Butterly <i>Newsbeat reporter</i><p><b>At 8am the new James Bond trailer was released.</b><p>For the most part people seem pretty excited and unsurprisingly #Spectre shot to the top of social media trends.<p>Our expectations weren't disappointed either; attractive women - check; lots of guns - check; super shiny …

James Bond

Spectre trailer: 007 things we learned about the new James Bond movie

Someone is the author of all Daniel Craig’s pain, someone else has annoyed Ralph Fiennes and Ben Whishaw has upgraded his jumper. Plus more revelations from the new promo<p>The rumours have been flying ever since producers revealed the title of the new Bond movie to be Spectre, once an acronym for Ian …

Mardi Gras

Earth heading for 'mini ice age' within 15 years

Research has predicted a new solar 'Maunder minimum' in the 2030s<p>The earth is 15 years from a period of low solar activity similar to that last seen during the "mini ice-age" of the 17th century, when the Thames froze.<p>Solar researchers at the University of Northumbria have created a new model of …

Why your smartphone takes better photographs than the Hubble space telescope

Given that we’re living in a golden age for space photography, it’s surprising how antiquated the hardware responsible is…<p>For those who keep up with the latest developments in space exploration, the last couple of years have offered a rich feast of images: from close-up pictures of water-worn …

Space

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a new play by JK Rowling, will hit the West End in 2016

Rowling isn't giving much away, but she says that the new play is definitely not a prequel<p>Harry Potter, the world's most famous wizard, may be returning in a new drama in the West End next year.<p>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has been written by author JK Rowling in collaboration with John …

Film Industry

Amazing 3D sketches that look as if objects are flying, sailing or crawling off the paper

Although it appears the ship is about to take off into the distance, it is in fact the result of nothing but paper and pen.<p>A Dutch artist has created …

The first TV ad for 'Spectre' gives us our best look at the next Bond movie yet

The first TV spot for "Spectre" debuted during the NBA finals Tuesday night, and it gives us the best glimpse at the latest Bond film yet.<p>Much like the first trailer for the film, this new teaser partially revolves around a secret from Bond's past that was uncovered at Skyfall, his childhood …

NBA Finals

Violent thunderstorms sweep across Britain on hottest day of the year

Parts of the country hit by torrential rain and lightning as temperatures are expected to reach 26C<p>There were been almost 5,000 lightning strikes over some parts of south east England on Friday morning, the Met Office said.<p>Violent thunderstorms swept across England, causing black outs and chaos on …