God bless the Royal Air force, for they have just given us all the opportunity to sit inside the cockpit of a RAF Typhoon jet.
A team of scientists and researchers have discovered a previously-unknown species of dead-leaf toad in the mountains of the Peruvian Andes.
One of the worlds rarest and most coveted diamonds has been found at the Cullinan mine in Pretoria – and sent straight to London.
Specifically, the weird rock appeared near the Mars Rover ‘Opportunity’, which has been exploring the red planet since 2004.
When was the last time you entered a corner shop that was locally owned and operated?
Yup, the ‘merican army is seriously considering replacing thousands of soldiers with robots in order to cope with sweeping troop cuts.
Chateau Marmont is one of Los Angeles’ most historic and mythical hotels. Far more than a B’n'B, this place houses some of Hollywood’s best kept secrets.
The Winter Olympics in Russia have not yet begun, but the scandals surrounding the games in Sochi started a while ago. One would think that hosting an international event in a country run by a despotic, homophobic regime would be a bad idea. Washington Post journo, Charles Lane seems to think so – he called the olympics a “corrupt quadrennial exercise.”
Snowden became one of the world’s most wanted men when he leaked information about the extent of the surveillance power of the NSA.
Rob Ford’s electoral campaign for the upcoming Toronto mayoral elections has gotten off to a magnificent start. The tubby politician was filmed rambling and drunk in a Toronto restaurant.
That’s right! We have a new world leader in the dumbest-ever-password category. And it’s… Well, its pretty daft.
Now more than ever, the still image is one of the most dominant forms of media in the world. More importantly, more people in the world have access to some sort of camera than ever before in history.
More accurately, he’s aiming to eradicate the poverty, not the countries. Every year for the past five years, Bill and Melinda Gates have published an annual letter in which they tally the success or failures of their foundations, and set the philanthropic agenda for the next year. This year’s annual letter, which was released today, goes down a slightly different path. Rather than a letter, it’s more of a manifesto.
At the Short Track European Championships, the final proper tune-up before the Winter Olympics, Russia’s Viktor Ahn had defeated the Netherlands’ Sjinkie Knegt in the men’s 5000m team relay. The race wasn’t a close one at all – and Knegt felt he needed to vent some anger. This is how he did it.
This one is not for the squeamish. A team of world-renowned forensic experts have found what they’re calling “direct evidence of systematic torture and killing” by Bashar al-Assad’s gruesome regime.
Okay, okay, we know you’ve been waiting for this one for a while – but wait no longer. The behind-the-scenes photos from the Paris Men’s Fashion Week are here.
The Internet Addiction Treatment Center in Daxing, China, is one of over 400 prison-like ‘rehabilitation centres’ that seek to ‘deprogram’ teens, and wean them off their crippling addiction to the world wide web.
The apparently secure credit card details of almost half the Korean population have been swiftly stolen and sold to marketing firms
In South Africa, muggers will sometimes give you back your SIM card if you ask nicely. In England, muggers will sometimes throw a ceramic plate at your arm, before kicking you multiple times in the face. The 51-year-old was walking along Bordesley Green Road in Birmingham at around 1:10am after a birthday party on December [...]
It’s getting harder and harder to get away with smoking cigarettes without coming under fire from all and sundry – and it’s going to get that little bit more difficult.
In the past, the Dutch were always credited for being the first Europeans to land on Australian shores, when they arrived at the land down under in 1606.
There’s delivering packages on time and there’s just ridiculous. Amazon just got ridiculous.
Bill Murray fans collectively wet themselves this weekend when the man himself appeared on an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit.
‘Breakfast With Mugabe’ is a one-act play by British playwright Fraser Grace, and it’s currently on show off-Broadway at the Lion Theatre in New York.