Delta IV Heavy: Powerful Launch Vehicle

The Delta IV Heavy is a variant of the Delta IV line, and is one of the world's most powerful operational launch vehicles.


Investigation launched in Italy after one of world's rarest bears dies during capture by rangers

An investigation has been launched in Italy into how one of the world’s rarest bears died after being captured and sedated by biologists.


It’s Not Just Black Panther. Afrofuturism Is Having a Moment

Works of Afrofuturism often portray a future in which black people use technology to become leaders of their worlds


'World's worst' super-gonorrhoea man cured

The patient had a lucky escape say doctors, but now two more cases have been discovered.


‘World’s sexiest weathergirl’ teases fans with TOPLESS snap

THE world’s sexiest weathergirl has caused temperatures to rise after sharing a topless snap online. 


Before Mercedes-Benz Gets EQ, There Is The Plug-in Hybrid GLE550e

We're still at least a year away from the first of Mercedes-Benz new EQ battery electric models but you can get several plug-ins from the world's first automaker now including the GLE550e


Schlumberger quarterly profit surges 88%

The world's largest oilfield services provider Schlumberger reported an 88 percent rise in quarterly profit on Friday.


10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, JPM, BCS, FOXA, DIS, QCOM, WFC)

Here is what you need to know. The indicator with an almost perfect record of predicting US recessions is edging toward a tipping point. The spread between two-year and 10-year Treasury yields has tightened to 45 basis points, its flattest since late 2007


Lizzie Cundy oozes sex appeal in boob-exposing sheer top

BRITISH socialite Lizzie Cundy must have the world's biggest wardrobe.


With 100 Million Members, It's An Amazon Prime Planet

Jeff Bezos announced this week that Amazon had exceeded 100 million Prime members. The program has changed the way America shops - now it's the world's turn.

United Kingdom

Oxford Dodo was shot in head, scans find

The world-famous specimen is the world's best-preserved example of the extinct bird.

United Kingdom

'Greatest' distance runner showdown at London Marathon

Four of the world's top male distance runners battle it out at the London marathon.


SURVEY: London will lose its crown as the world's global financial centre within 5 years

London has been named the world’s leading financial sector by a Duff & Phelps report, which surveys senior financial professionals. The majority of professionals said they believe London will lose its top status by 2023. Julian Korek, Head Compl


World’s largest plane with wingspan bigger than football pitch and power of six jumbo jets set to take first flight

THE largest plane ever built – the mighty Stratolaunch –  is scheduled to take to the skies within the next few months. The colossal aircraft, backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, is so big it requires two cockpits and six jet engines j


Runners brave the chill for the ‘world’s coldest marathon’

The North Pole Marathon is the northernmost race on Earth.

United Kingdom

Ruth Davidson named on Time magazine influential people list

The Scottish Conservative leader makes the Time magazine list of the world's most influential people.

United Kingdom

Justin Trudeau and Sadiq Khan may have just started the next great political bromance

The mayor of London said Canada's prime minister is one of the world's leading feminists.

United Kingdom

Who is Angus Sinclair, when did he commit the World’s End Murders and how many killings was he convicted of?

THE sickening Scot committed his first murder at the age of 16 and went on to carry out an horrific spate of sexual offences and murders. But who is Angus Sinclair, what were the World’s End Murders, and what does Mark Williams-Thomas say about him

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This 97-year-old cartoon could be the world’s oldest meme… and it’s still funny today

IF you thought memes were a recent invention, you thought wrong – if this 1921 cartoon is anything to go by. A satirical magazine, Judge, was publishing witty cartoons in the roaring 1920’s, in the form of small comic strips, which bear a stri


'World's oldest man' born in 1896 dies at the age of 121 after falling out of bed

Celino Villanueva Jaramillo was never officially recognised as the oldest living person because his birth certificate was destroyed in a fire


UK's May proposes ban on plastic straws, stirrers and cotton swabs

Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton swabs could be banned in England under plans proposed by the UK government to reduce plastic waste and protect the world's oceans.

Life & Style

The Man Behind The Last Drops Of The World's Rarest Whisky

Meet the man who holds the final casks of the world's rarest whisky. Mr. Karuizawa.


Nissan's premium luxury brand Infiniti looks to dethrone Tesla in China

Infiniti Nissan’s premium brand Infiniti plans to at least triple sales in China within the next five years The carmaker plans to do this in part by making four additional car models locally and shifting to more electric and hybrid vehicles. T


Tesla is teaming up with BP on an energy storage project

Screenshot via Tesla Tesla announced an energy storage project that includes the help of BP. This is part of a larger trend away from fossil fuels.  Tesla's project is a perfect opportunity for BP to turn over a new leaf.  One of the world&rs


Planet-hunter launches from Florida

The US space agency's Tess satellite lifts off on a mission to find thousands of new worlds.

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