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This hydrogen-powered drone can fly for up to two hours

Drones could be set to take off commercially thanks to a hydrogen-powered prototype from energy technology company Intelligent Energy that it believes could offer the first flights that go beyond around 20 minutes.<p>The company’s hydrogen fuel cell can allegedly keep a drone in the air for up to two …

Shade balls fill reservoir to conserve water in drought-hit LA – in pictures

A total of 96m black polythene balls now cover water at reservoir in Sylmar, California, to protect against evaporation<p>Watch a video of the release

Water

These wireless headphones blend comfort, convenience, and good looks

It's no secret that I love wireless headphones. They are the type of gadget that can make you feel like you're living in the very near future, pumping tunes into your ear holes without having to be plugged into anything. There are a ton of wireless headphone options available, ranging from the …

Consumer Tech

Why you might be 20 years older than your actual age

Some people are ageing three years every 12 months, scientists have found<p>It is said that time waits for no man, but biologically speaking some people are barely ageing at all while others are speeding through their lives at the rate of three years every 12 months, scientists have found.<p>For the …

Serbian town honours hero dog who died defending 10-year-old girl

Normally, Leo would run away at the sight of a bigger dog. The small dachshund liked most to cuddle with his owners or ride in the back seat of the family car. But, one day Leo showed that true bravery knows no limits.<p>When a raging bull-mastiff cross-breed last year attacked a 10-year-old girl, Leo …

Heroism

Private home prices down for 7th straight quarter

Taiwan Fire Claims First Victim

A 20-year-old woman who suffered burns to 90 percent of her body in Saturday's explosion at a music event in Taiwan has died, the first fatality in the disaster at the water park that burned 498 people. Investigators are still trying to determine what caused the colored powder sprayed from the …

Water Parks

2nd escaped murderer is shot, captured after other killed

MALONE, N.Y. (AP) — A three-week manhunt that began when two convicted murderers staged a brazen prison break involving stolen power tools and hacksaw blades hidden in frozen hamburger meat ended Sunday when a single state police sergeant spotted a suspicious man walking down on a rural road near …

Crime

Rihanna duct-tapes Floyd Mayweather's mouth shut at BET Awards

Well, this certainly didn't happen in the new Fifty Shades of Grey book<p>S&M singer Rihanna clearly got bored during the BET Awards in LA on Sunday, and entertained herself by duct-taping shut her neighbour's mouth.<p>That neighbour happened to be the undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather.<p>Just …

'All her skin was gone': Horrific aftermath of fireball at Taiwan water park

<b>Taipei, Taiwan (CNN) —</b> Hsueh Ming-chuan was lying on an inflatable boat when her mother found her.<p>"All her skin was gone. Her hands were shaking ... and she kept calling for me," her mother said, according to Taiwan's Central News Agency.<p>Hsueh, 17, was among nearly 500 people injured when a huge …

Asia

‘ON’WARDS AND UPWARDS!

This time we go to Glasgow...<p>Rising stars IKARA COLT are to precede a slot at this summer’s GLASTONBURY with a headlining show at GLASGOW’s KING TUTS …

Hundreds injured in Taiwan water park blast 'hell'

1 / 5<p>People tend to an injured woman after an explosion at the Formosa Fun Coast amusement park in the Pali district of New Taipei City on June 27, …

Water Parks

French cabbies angry at Uber block Paris airports and stations

Access to three terminals at Paris's Charles de Gaulle airport in the north of the city was blocked and cabs were converging on the Orly airport in the south and at train stations inside the city, officials said.<p>Taxi drivers in France are furious over an Uber service called UberPOP, which puts …

Transportation

Chinese woman pays £700 to rescue 100 dogs from meat festival

Festival targeted by animal rights activists in China and abroad hit by street protests<p>A Chinese woman has paid almost £700 to save 100 canines from being eaten during a dog meat festival, media said on Sunday, as activists have lashed out at the event labelling it cruel.<p>Animal-loving Yang Xiaoyun …

Weibo

Past cases of gun crimes in Singapore

On 20 June, a police officer was hurt in a shooting incident in Khoo Teck Puat hospital.<p>According to local media reports, a suspect was being …

Guns

Family Threatened After Photo Shoot on Train Tracks

A family in Wisconsin says that they’ve received threats online after pictures from a recent family photo shoot went viral. The shots show the family …

Batman & Robin

Are you damaging your hearing without realising it?

Many of us use earphones throughout the day to drown out noise in our commutes and at work. But is it prematurely damaging our hearing? Molly Crain investigates.<p>It starts gradually. The guitars in your favourite song no longer seem to sound loud enough, so you crank up the volume. You struggle to …

Audiophile

Amazing cave restaurants to put on your holiday bucket list - Telegraph

Photographer Captures Tiny Lightning Storms with a Mini Tesla Coil

A violet ray is an antique electrotherapy medical device invented by Nikola Tesla that’s essentially a portable tesla coil. Altdorf, Germany-based …

Nikon D-series

Nutella spat: French minister says sorry over call to stop eating spread

Italy’s environment minister said he planned to eat Nutella for dinner after French counterpart urged people to avoid product over deforestation fears<p>France’s environment minister Ségolène Royal has offered “a thousand apologies” after urging the public to stop eating Nutella because it was …

Nutella

Migrant in container texted smuggler saying 'You've killed us all', court hears

Two Afghan men smuggled into UK in shipping container spoke at trial of four men who deny organising the trafficking of 35 people, one of whom died<p>One of the Afghan migrants smuggled into the UK inside a 12-metre metal container last August tried to send a text message to an agent who helped …

North London

Man in Germany dies of complications stemming from Mers virus

Victim succumbed to a lung disease after recovering from the infection he is believed to have contracted from a camel in the UAE<p>A 65-year-old man has died in Germany from medical complications after being treated for the Mers-CoV virus that has spread through the Middle East and spilled out to …

Disease

Donald Trump announces run for the White House

1 / 3<p>Real estate mogul Donald Trump announces his bid for the presidency during an event at the Trump Tower in New York City on June 16, 2015<p>Property …

Donald Trump

Graphene used to create world's thinnest light bulb

Over 130 years ago, Thomas Edison used carbon as the conducting filament in the very first commercial light bulb. Now a team of scientists and …

Nanotech

Mars simulation scientists emerge to feel the wind on their faces

<b>(CNN) —</b> After eight long months cooped up in a plastic dome with five other people, what part of the outside world would you miss the most?<p>If you're anything like the six scientists who emerged this weekend from isolation high on Mauna Loa's arid, rocky slopes, the answer might be: wind.<p>"One thing …

Space Science

Zimbabweans get chance to swap 'quadrillions' for a few US dollars

New exchange rate is $1 for 35,000,000,000,000,000 old dollars<p>Zimbabweans will start exchanging “quadrillions” of local dollars for a few US dollars next week as President Robert Mugabe’s government discards its virtually worthless national currency.<p>The southern African country started using …

Economics

This Computer Runs On Water Droplets And Magnets

Don't try this with your laptop at home<p>As anyone who has experienced the devastation of spilling a glass of water on their laptop knows, H2O and computers don't mix. Almost equally as bad? Magnets. Both are terrible, horrible, no-good computer killing substances... which is why it was kind of a …

Electromagnetism

Turkish policeman sentenced to plant trees for teargas attack on woman in red

Fatih Zengin, whose spraying of pepper spray in the face of Ceyda Sungur came to symbolise 2013 park protests, must look after trees for six months<p>A Turkish policeman whose pepper-spraying of a woman in a red dress became a symbol of the anti-government protests two years ago has been found guilty …

Teargas

Video: Watch an insane homemade laser shotgun set things on fire

We’re far from having to do battle with alien civilizations in space with help of lasers and force shields, but an intrepid inventor just created a …

Guide to Cannibalism suggests ways to eat humans

<b>Graduate shows 2015:</b> intended to promote eating humans, the Guide to Cannibalism provides recipes for cooking meat, and also comes with kitchenware …

Digestion