Most children's TV producers know that to get kids to watch, you have to terrify the little bastards. Looking back at the weird-ass shows they've cranked out over the decades, it's a wonder that we all grew up to be such, stable, well-adjusted adults.
A scientist at California Polytechnic State University has answered that most pressing of questions for would-be time travellers - assuming you survive the journey through the wormhole vortex back to the Eocene epoch, what's the beer going to be like when you get there?
The downtime for the damaged LHC has been extended several more months
Suddenly a lonely spot on the Portuguese coast has become the centre of the wave power industry.
Chinese researchers claim they've confirmed the theory behind an "impossible" space drive, and are proceeding to build a demonstration version. If they're right, this might transform the economics of satellites, open up new possibilities for space exploration –- and give the Chinese a decisive military advantage in space.
German developers had developed a cut-down version of Chrome that doesn't send usage data back to the Google mothership.
An article in the International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms describes a strange and wonderful practice in Hawaii: women gather together to search for a particular mushroom. When they find it, they sniff it. The scent of this mushroom causes sexual arousal, often to the point of orgasm.
A couple spent three months collecting and recycling litter to pay for their honeymoon flights. For every four recycled items, they earned a reward point which was then converted into BA air miles.
The global financial crisis is proof that the pursuit of money and success is pointless, Pope Benedict XVI has told a meeting of bishops in Rome. Complete with a picture of him with lots of gold.
Alan and Jan Coupe were understandable embarrassed when they were told that due to their excessive weight they needed to sit at opposite ends of the plane so as to even out the load. The good news is this incident inspired the couple to drop a combined 175 pounds
Kid gets sent a naked picture of a girl, promptly gets overnight stay in prison. Hopefully it was something like this picture.
Spaar told police he had been drinking at Medina's Hotel Grand at 10th and Linden streets and left when the bar closed at 11 p.m. He said he began walking and was approached by three young males who attempted to go through his pockets, Howells said.
A man who is alleged to have taken another man's property from his house in a recent burglary has challenged the victim of the crime to a fight, Des Moines police are reporting this morning. The winner takes all. WTF?
The blast apparently occurred while a worker was welding a storage tank containing waste oil. He was thrown 100 feet onto an adjacent business property, where he landed on a truck.
Air pollution may increase the risk of appendicitis, research suggests.
MONTEGUT — A Montegut man died Sunday in a single vehicle crash in Terrebonne Parish while fleeing from a separate hit-and-run, which had occurred minutes earlier.
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (AP) ― Patients and doctors at a hospital at Lake Tahoe had a bit of a scare last week when a bear paid a visit. Picture is the closest you have to a bear :P
With the banks apparently unable to cope with the markets anymore, the poor dears, short selling has been banned to protect them. HBOS is being taken over cheaply, even compared to what a mortgage bank is worth in this rotten market. Allegedly, "spivs" conducted a whispering campaign, and used short selling to make money out of misery. It is nearly true.
INDIANAPOLIS - An autopsy shows a convicted sex offender who struggled with a father after entering a teenage girl's Indianapolis bedroom died of strangulation.
Forget trying to find evidence that there used to be water on Mars. Scientists from NASA said today that its instruments on the Red Planet have detected falling snow.
Five women were arrested Wednesday in an ongoing prostitution sting conducted by the Melbourne Police Department’s Special Operations Unit, Sgt. Jeff VanGilder said.
The McDonald's hamburger on the right is from 2008; the one on the left is from 1996. And they both look fairly edible.
Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama are due to meet President George W Bush at the White House for emergency talks on the economy.
The City of London Police have said there will be no formal investigation of BT over its secret trials of an ad monitoring system
French energy firm EDF is expected to announce a
The UN says millions of new jobs will be created worldwide over the next few decades by the development of alternative energy technologies.