NASA has unveiled a prototype for a new kind of vehicle which could revolutionize the way we travel. The “Puffin” takes off like a helicopter, flies like a plane and sounds like a car.
Lawyers fighting the case for Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani woman charged with attempting to murder US soldiers and FBI agents, have said the “laws of science do not apply in her case”.
Somalia’s al Shabeeb militant group has said it will join forces with al Qaeda in a drive to establish an Islamic state in the region and to support Muslims across East Africa.
Pope Benedict XVI has slammed British laws which protect the equal rights of homosexuals, saying that such policies go against religious freedom and violate “natural law”.
A cat which has “predicted the deaths” of more than 50 residents of the nursing home where he lives (by sitting on their laps in their final hours), is the subject of a new book.
Single women eat salad because they use their food to signal their attractiveness to men, according to a scientist who observed 470 students at McMaster University, Ontario.
President Barack Obama has scrapped US plans to return astronauts to the moon. The plan forms part of a cost saving initiative designed to reduce the country’s fiscal deficit.
Twenty years ago today, FW de Klerk addressed South Africa’s parliament and stunned it and the rest of the world by ending 41 years of Apartheid.
China has warned that its relationship with the US would suffer if American President Barack Obama were to agree to meet with exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama.
The remains of an aircraft bomb has been uncovered allegedly contradicting Israeli claims that it hadn’t attempted to bomb a flour mill in Gaza during the conflict last year.
Former Corporal Frank Buckles, the last surviving American veteran of World War I, has turned 109 today and is still hoping for a national memorial in Washington for his comrades.
A new study has revealed that people who have recently consumed a sugary drink are more successful at negotiating a pay rise that those who do so on an empty stomach.
Despite it being US military practise to have a psychologist present during torture to "protect the victim", experts argue there is “no role for mental health professionals” in such situations.
The ten US Baptists who were arrested trying to take 33 children out of Haiti say they were “just trying to do the right thing” despite having no legal documentation to do so.
Audience members present at its launch have noticed something missing from Steve Jobs’ latest Apple offering – apparently the iPad touch screen notebook won’t play flash video.