A German team has turned tales of invisibility cloaks, made famous by Grimm’s fairy tales and Harry Potter, into a potential – albeit a small – reality. About 0.00005 inches in fact.
At least 50 trees around the world have staggeringly been around for more than a millennium, as trees are one of the oldest living organisms to grace this Earth.
Michael Goldfarb of Global Post explains why the general negativity of political ineptitude and global financial meltdown seem different when you look at them from Australia.
Fear of a water-borne disease outbreak is gripping Fiji in the aftermath of Cyclone Tomas which battered the South Pacific island nation last Friday, displacing 20,000 people.
President Barack Obama took the personal approach when addressing members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to inspire health-care form skeptics into action.
The New York Times’ Op-Ed writer Adabi Tricia Nwaubani from Nigeria remarks on the recent violence in Jos and a Nigerian policy of passivity and selective amnesia.
Just four years ago Sex.com was the internet’s costliest domain address, fetching $14 million. But as Sex.com goes on sale today, many doubt whether it can generate any excitement.
Academics have decided that you stop being young at 35 – a recent milestone for The Telegraph’s Harry de Quetteville. Better fetch the pipe and slippers!
The death of one-month-old Rajahnthon Haynie, whose body was found in Druid Hill Park in Baltimore on Sunday, begs the age-old question: How can child abuse be stopped?
World Wrestling Entertainment boss Linda McMahon took a ten-point lead in the Republican race for the Senate after a notorious YouTube campaign where she takes to the boxing ring.
A gay US Marine has written a tongue-in-cheek editorial in the New Yorker asserting that the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on homosexuality makes him a better soldier.
Scientists have established common bloodsucking insect the leech as a model for a study of reproductive behavior, with some twisting and turning results.
Blood purification might sound evocative of ethnic cleansing and genocide, but the term in fact refers to a new technology designed to deactivate potential harmful bacteria in blood.
Republicans running for the House this year think that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is the villain driving health-care reform, not President Barack Obama, writes Politico.
Rabbi Oren Hayon feels the Passover story—a tale of enslaved Israelites, pestilence and plagues— needs perking up, so he has recruited a band of rabbis to act it out on Twitter.