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Lamborghini's $2.3-million Centenario Roadster is already sold out

Lamborghini just unveiled the Roadster version of the most powerful car it has ever built. And it's already sold out.<p>To celebrate its 100th …

Infrastructure spending nosedived after Brexit vote, figures show

Industry looking for government to fund large-scale projects after value of construction contracts for July dropped 20% in wake of EU referendum<p>Spending on infrastructure has nosedived since the country voted to leave the EU in June. According to figures from the first full month after Brexit, the …

House prices forecast to fall after Brexit

House prices will fall next year as the uncertainty surrounding Brexit takes hold, but far less than the Treasury’s gloomy warning before the EU referendum.<p>In its first post-Brexit forecast, estate agency Countrywide said that house prices will fall 1pc across the country in 2017, before rising by …

The Cure for Gluten Intolerance Could Live Inside These Bug-Eating Plants

These carnivorous plants melt bugs with natural enzymes that could be harnessed to break down gluten.<p>Carnivorous plants seem like the stuff of science fiction. They're strategically designed to lure insects into inescapable traps, where they proceed to melt the bugs alive using digestive enzymes. …

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Syrian army 'recaptures city of Palmyra from ISIL'

Syrian government forces, backed by Russian air power, have recaptured the ancient city of Palmyra from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) after days of intense fighting, state media and a monitoring group said.<p>Syrian state television quoted a military source as saying the army and …

Donald Trump Says UK 'Not Safe' After Brussels Terrorist Attack

Europe has 'very, very severe' problems, he says.<p>Donald Trump has said Britain and Europe are "not safe places" following the terror attacks in …

Kayaker feared dead after Storm Katie brings gusts of up to 105mph

Surrey police search river Wey as heavy winds and rain cause travel disruption, damage and power cuts across UK<p>A kayaker is feared dead after gusts of up to 105mph from Storm Katie hit parts of Britain on Easter Monday. Winds and heavy rain brought disruption to rail, road, air and sea networks in …

Storm Katie 2016: Flights cancelled amid 105mph winds

Storm Katie has battered southern Britain, with winds of up to 105mph forcing dozens of flights to be cancelled or diverted and major bridges shut.<p>The Met Office issued an amber weather warning for strong gusts for London and the south east, with a yellow alert for the east and south-west of …

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vows 'complete elimination' of militants

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has visited survivors from the Lahore attack in hospitals and vowed to avenge the bombing. The military has …

EgyptAir Hijacker Arrested in Cyprus After Standoff

An EgyptAir flight bound from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and diverted to Cyprus on Tuesday, where the passengers and crew were released and one …

Hatton Garden: The hunt for mystery mastermind Basil

Police offer a reward for information after admitting they have no clues as to the identity of 'Basil', the mystery red head who is thought to have escaped with the proceeds of the Hatton Garden raid<p>The mystery mastermind behind Britain's biggest ever burglary is at the centre of a manhunt amid …

Next Pirates of the Caribbean movie hits theaters May 2017 (update)

Spider-Man to take its old July slot<p>The latest Pirates of the Caribbean installment will premiere ahead of schedule, according to The Wrap. Originally set for a July 7, 2017 debut, <i>Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales</i> will hit theaters on May 26 of that year.<p>This is the fifth film in …

ESPN embraces eSports with a dedicated gaming section

ESPN is, slowly but surely, trying its best to embrace eSports. Since last year, the cable network has broadcasted multiple gaming tournaments, despite its president John Skipper once saying he didn't consider eSports to be sports. But now, ESPN's launching a section on ESPN.com that's going to …

The Force Awakens' Poe is getting his own comic and it looks great

Poe Dameron, the best pilot in the Resistance, is getting his own Marvel Comic, and with some top talent on the job, to boot.<p>It's clear that Poe, perhaps the most minor of <i>The Force Awakens</i>' leads, has a popularity uncorrelated to his screen time. There's his budding relationship with …

Meet the man trying to finish all the Steam games

Since 2012 "Multitasker" has been trying to finish all the Steam games. He knows he'll never complete his mission, but he's soldiering on …

The Power Creep Is Real In Diablo 3's New 2.4 Patch

A week ago, Bastian the Demon Hunter didn’t even exist in my <i>Diablo 3</i> character roster. Overburned with gear and with no more vault space available (because she was sharing with six other characters), my main Demon Hunter, Asha, needed a mule.<p>I created Bastian, her male counterpart, to hold all her …

New Stephen Hawking Hypothesis: Black Holes Have 'Hair'

Black holes may sport a luxurious head of "hair" made up of ghostly, zero-energy particles, says a new hypothesis proposed by Stephen Hawking and other physicists.<p>The new paper, which was published online Jan. 5 in the preprint journal arXiv, proposes that at least some of the information devoured …

Moment Tim Peake steps out into space on first spacewalk

Watch as Tim Peake becomes the first British astronaut to embark on a spacewalk from the ISS<p>Tim Peake has become the first Briton to walk in space after venturing out of the ISS on Friday to help repair a broken power unit.<p>Footage shows Major Peake bravely stepping out into space in a momentous …

China Aims to Explore Dark Side of the Moon by 2018: Xinhua

China plans to land the first probe ever on the dark side of the moon in 2018, marking another milestone in its ambitious space program, the official Xinhua news agency reported.<p>China has launched a new round of work focused on lunar exploration, coming about two years after it made the first "soft …

Cloaked ‘bubbles’ kill cancer with 50X less chemo

Packaging a cancer drug in bubble containers derived from a patient’s own immune system makes it much more effective. Doing so protects the drug …

China wants to go to the dark side of the Moon in 2018

State media says the country will launch a probe in two years time<p>China could be the first nation to visit the dark side of the Moon, with the country's state media announcing plans today to send a probe to the satellite's unexplored hemisphere in 2018. A spacecraft named Chang'e-4 will attempt the …

Designing Jhin: We talk with the creator of the newest League of Legends champion

New Star Trek Series To Premiere In 2017

Until then, live long and prosper<p>This is the best news you will read all day: <i>Star Trek</i> is coming back. The franchise will get a brand new series in January 2017, one year after it turns 50.<p>CBS made an announcement today, stating that Alex Kurtzman, who co-wrote the two latest <i>Star Trek</i> films will be …

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As HP splits, the two companies came up with a plan to share custody of the 'shrines' to its founders

On November 1, it will split into HP Inc. (a PC and printer company) and HP Enterprise (a computer server, networking, storage, enterprise software and consulting company).<p>While a corporate split of this size has never been done before, one that creates two publicly traded Fortune 50 companies, …

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Pluto Has Red Ice And Blue Skies

Space sailors' delight?<p>After New Horizons sped past Pluto in July, the spacecraft turned around to look at the dwarf planet's silhouette against the sun. The backlighting gave New Horizons some insight into the planetoid's atmosphere, and now the first color images of the haze has revealed that …

NASA shows where Matt Damon would have been stranded on Mars

All of the images were taken with the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment, or HiRISE — the main imaging instrument on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. To find the exact location of the fictional Ares 3 site, the author of <i>The Martian,</i> Andy Weir, provided the precise coordinates he wanted to …

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New, High-Res Images Reveal Intricate Landscapes, Unexpected Features on Pluto

Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home<p>New images of Pluto, sent back to Earth from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, are unveiling more surprises about the dwarf planet on the fringe of the observable solar system. Released over the last two days, the images are higher resolution than the ones …

Blind cave fish evolved a shrunken brain to save energy

The Mexican tetra lost its eyes - as well as a significant portion of its brain - to ensure survival in a subterranean environment<p>At some point back in deep time, a group of fish were washed into a limestone cave somewhere in northeastern Mexico. With no way out and little more than bat droppings …

ISS transits sun

Composite made from five frames shows the International Space Station (ISS) in silhouette as it transits the sun on September 6, 2015<p>The ISS is …