Being happy means you are much less likely to develop heart disease a new study has revealed after finding an independent relationship between positivity and the condition.
Food packaging and other disposable plastics could soon be biodegraded along with organic waste thanks to a new sugar-based polymer which you can pop on your compost heap.
Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio has revealed he wants to shake off his all-American image and wishes to play Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin in a movie biopic.
American President Barack Obama telephoned space yesterday, telling astronauts at the International Space Station that he is “deeply committed” to human space exploration.
More than 75,000 computers at nearly 2.500 firms in the U.S and worldwide have been hacked into in what a security firm is calling the biggest cyber attack discovered to date.
The British government’s Ministry of Defence has released transcripts and drawings of reports of alleged alien and UFO close encounters from across the country during the 1990s.
The simplicity that has made Twitter a huge hit is also somewhat limiting, writes the New York Times. Enter Google Buzz, a new networking site that overcomes the limitations.
It was a star-spangled day for America at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada yesterday with a trio of home-grown athletes striking gold.
The foreign secretaries of squabbling neighbours India and Pakistan have agreed to meet to discuss building a “climate of trust for future talks”, according to government sources.
Dubai has pointed the finger of blame at Israel’s national intelligence agency, Mossad, for the suspected hit-squad assassination of Hamas military commander Mahmoud al-Mabhouh.
Breast cancer patients who take aspirin regularly after undergoing treatment may be less likely to die or be struck down with cancer for a second time, according to new research.
Lasers are vaporizing materials including rocks and steel in order to allow scientists to analyze their chemical composition in transference of such techniques from Mars probes to forensics.
Giant, mottled ceramic sculptures of men and women by the late Viola Frey are among the “unappreciated wonders of late 20th Century art,” according to the New York Times.
A Scottish terrier is America’s new “top dog” after Sadie the Scottie walked off with the title last night by winning best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show.
Former U.S vice presidential hopeful Sarah Palin has blasted popular animated TV show “Family Guy” after it apparently mocked her son who has Down Syndrome.