Jamie Austin

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Elise Christie out of Winter Olympics after disqualification in 1,000m heat

“See you in four years,” she promised, and such was the jauntiness of Elise Christie’s smile, and the lightness of her wave, it was just about possible to believe her. But then you saw her hobbling away, ankle twisted and heart torn, and you asked yourself: why would anyone want to go through this …

Winter Olympics

Sony releases a mysterious new teaser ahead of the MWC 2018

It’s wonderful to see how the internet explodes with speculations and rumours every year as the Mobile World Congress (MWC) comes around. Leaks and …

Phones

3D-printed smartphone microscope is good enough for scientists

Your smartphone could soon be a fully functional microscope capable of examining samples as small as 1/200th of a millimeter. Australian researchers have developed a clip-on device that requires no external light or power sources to produce a clear picture of microscopic organisms and cells from …

Microscopy

Grey squirrels’ problem solving skills help them beat reds in ‘battle of wits’

Greater problem-solving abilities may explain why grey squirrels have largely replaced reds as the dominant UK species, according to new …

Birds

The Latest: Highly-decorated Virtue, Moir win ice dancing

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):<p>12:20 a.m.<p>Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir dazzled …

Jim Carrey bares his soul in documentary 'Jim and Andy'

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Jim Carrey, the comic actor who was one of 1990s Hollywood's biggest stars, doesn't exist.So says the Jim Carrey who came to the …

Ballooning Chinese dollar borrowing a dilemma for index trackers | Reuters

LONDON/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Record-breaking dollar bond sales from Chinese companies are steadily increasing China’s weight in global indexes, raising concerns about overexposure among investors who track them.<p>A clerk counts Chinese yuan and U.S. dollar banknotes at a branch of Bank of China in …

The City

Nasa's Juno probe captures dramatic first close-up images of Jupiter

The first close-up observations from Nasa’s Juno spacecraft have captured towering clouds, swirling cyclones and dramatic flows of ammonia that drive giant weather systems on the largest planet in the solar system.<p>The $1.1bn probe swung into orbit around Jupiter in July last year on a mission to …

Astronomy

GOP says it can pass short-term spending bill without Democrats

Republicans said they would push a short-term spending bill — essential to keeping the government open — through the House Friday with only GOP votes, if necessary.<p>The brinkmanship came less than 30 hours before a midnight Friday deadline for a shutdown.<p>At the same time, a House GOP leader said …

This is who was originally meant to be cast in Game of Thrones

The show could have looked *entirely* different<p>With news that the <i>Game Of Thrones</i> cast earn more money than anyone else in TV history (yes, we’re …

Why a group of scientists think we need another mission to Pluto

New Horizons: Part 2?<p>In the summer of 2015, a tiny NASA spacecraft called New Horizons zoomed by Pluto, giving us our first ever up-close look at this tiny world at the edge of the Solar System. But many are starting to think that flying by Pluto just once was not enough. A group of scientists …

Ed Sheeran makes 6-year-old terminally ill fan's dream come true

Ed Sheeran has a heart of gold. It is definitely not the first time the '<i>Castle On The Hill</i>' singer has pulled all the strings to make one of his …

Music

Mystery gold sovereign hoard found in piano declared to be treasure

Despite major search, no owner identified for 900 coins from 1847 to 1915 stashed in piano donated to Shropshire college<p>A hoard of more than 900 gold sovereigns found hidden in a donated school piano has officially been declared as treasure as the coins’ original owner and the reasons for them …

Archaeology

Four dead after lorry crashes into crowds of people in Stockholm terror attack

<b>Four people have died and 15 are injured after a truck was driven into crowds in central Stockholm.</b><p>The incident unfolded in Drottninggatan, a …

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Pranks

We might have just tracked down the mysterious Planet Nine

Last year, scientists spotted signs which offered a hint that there is a huge, unseen world lurking at the edge of our solar system – ‘Planet …

Australian National University

Amazon launches Amazon Cash, a way to shop its site without a bank card

Amazon this morning announced the launch of Amazon Cash, a new service that allows consumers to add cash to their Amazon.com balance by showing a barcode at a participating retailer, then having the cash applied immediately to their online Amazon account. The service will support adding any amount …

Gunnar Nelson uncertain Conor McGregor returns to UFC in 2017

A proposed boxing match against Floyd Mayweather would obviously have a profound impact on Conor McGregor's net worth.<p>Here's a question, though: What …

Theresa May warns Donald Trump against unilateral action on North Korea

Theresa May has warned Donald Trump against taking unilateral action against North Korea, arguing that the US president should instead try to work with international organisations and partners.<p>Ahead of a summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping later this week, Mr Trump warned at the weekend that …

North Korea

Costa Vicentina - Portugal's wild coast

Everything changes where the motorway ends. Suddenly, just beyond Lagos, there are no more superstores, no more water-parks, no more billboards for …

Watch Björk’s epic ‘Notget’ video

From her latest album 'Vulnicura'<p>Björk has shared her music video for ‘Vulnicura’ track ‘Notget’.<p>The epic video is directed by Warren Du Preez and …

Rare Images Suggest Thunderstorms From Space Are Even Weirder Than We Thought

Lightning is a beautiful but dangerous beast: While we’re pretty good at observing it from the ground—and occasionally, being struck by it—there’s …