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Elon Musk shares grim truths about aliens, the apocalypse and humanity’s future

Elon Musk shares grim truths about aliens, the apocalypse and humanity’s future

Earth is doomed to come to a fiery end and humanity will only survive if we leave our homeworld to settle on another planet. That’s the depressing, but kind of optimistic view shared by Elon Musk during a wide-ranging discussion with the MIT research...

Sunday, 08:47 in Science &Technology
 
Nasa finds life-sustaining oxygen on Mars – but was it produced by alien organisms?

Nasa finds life-sustaining oxygen on Mars – but was it produced by alien organisms?

The survival of humans and almost every other living thing on Earth depend on oxygen. So it’s easy to understand why it’s so exciting that Nasa has found this vital gas on the surface of Mars. Scientists said the discovery of ‘the gas many Earth...

Sunday, 08:47 in Science &Technology
 
Nasa finally bows down and renames the controversial ‘Nazi Dwarf Planet’ Ultima Thule

Nasa finally bows down and renames the controversial ‘Nazi Dwarf Planet’ Ultima Thule

Nasa has renamed a controversial ‘Nazi Dwarf Planet’ after a public outcry. Earlier this year, astronomers triggered a lot of people by calling a tiny space rock Ultima Thule – which turned out to be the name of the Aryan race’s mythical homeland. The...

Sunday, 08:47 in Science &Technology
 
Two-million-year-old tooth genetically links giant ape to modern orangutan

Two-million-year-old tooth genetically links giant ape to modern orangutan

Genetic data extracted from ancient teeth has shed light on the “evolutionary relationship” between a living orangutan and an extinct giant ape from about two million years ago. The dental enamel, believed to be around 1.9 million years old, belongs...

Sunday, 08:47 in Science &Technology
 

Giant ape fossil discovery could help scientists to rewrite the story of human evolution

Scientists have found a set of ancient teeth which let them trace the ‘evolutionary relationship’ between a living orangutan and an extinct giant ape from about two million years ago. The findings, published in the journal Nature, suggest it could be...

Sunday, 08:47 in Science &Technology
 
Mysterious spikes of oxygen on Mars have got space scientists baffled

Mysterious spikes of oxygen on Mars have got space scientists baffled

Unexplained variations in oxygen levels on the surface of Mars has got scientists scratching their heads. The spikes were picked up by Nasa’s Curiosity rover which is currently exploring the Gale Crater on the surface of the Red Planet. On board the...

Sunday, 08:47 in Science &Technology
 
The incredible moment a lightning bolt hit an exploding volcano

The incredible moment a lightning bolt hit an exploding volcano

An incredible picture has captured the moment a lightning bolt hit an erupting volcano. Astrophotographer Sergio Montúfar, took the photograph as volcanic ash escaped from the top of Volcán de Pacaya which is an active volcano in Villa Canales,...

Sunday, 08:47 in Science &Technology
 
Astronomers clock star travelling 3,700,000mph after being ejected from supermassive black hole

Astronomers clock star travelling 3,700,000mph after being ejected from supermassive black hole

Astronomers have sighted an ultra-fast star making its way across the universe at dizzying speed. Known as S5-HVS1, the star is travelling at more than 3.7 million miles per hour. It’s believed to have been ejected from the supermassive black hole at...

Sunday, 08:47 in Science &Technology
 
Thickest sea ice in the Arctic Ocean has lost 95% of its mass in 35 years

Thickest sea ice in the Arctic Ocean has lost 95% of its mass in 35 years

A disturbing time lapse shows just how much the Arctic Ocean is changing as a result of climate change. Historically, the Arctic Ocean contains the oldest and thickest solid layer of frozen water in the world. But over the last 35 years researchers...

Sunday, 08:47 in Science &Technology
 
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn endorse each other in deepfakes accurate enough to fool ‘Boomer Facebook’

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn endorse each other in deepfakes accurate enough to fool ‘Boomer Facebook’

The spread of realistic-looking doctored videos known as deepfakes is nothing new. In fact, we’ve reported on it in depth as part of the Future of Everything series. But a pair of new videos doing the rounds on the internet yesterday has been causing...

Sunday, 08:47 in Science &Technology
 
Google Chrome browser could ‘shame’ websites that load slowly

Google Chrome browser could ‘shame’ websites that load slowly

Google’s Chrome browser was always billed as the fastest way to surf the web. But the company may be taking things to a new level with a new ‘badge of shame’ that will be displayed on websites that load slowly. The tech giant said it thinks the web...

Sunday, 08:47 in Science &Technology
 
How to improve your credit score

How to improve your credit score

A credit score is essentially a tool that lets lenders know how reliable you are. Which means – if you want to borrow money in the form of loans, finance or a mortgage, your score needs to be decent. Step one is to work out how to actually check your...

Sunday, 08:46 in Lifestyle
 
21-year-old becomes pageant contestant after being severely bullied for having alopecia

21-year-old becomes pageant contestant after being severely bullied for having alopecia

Jessica-Mae Harnett suffered her fair share traumatic childhood experiences because of her alopecia, but she isn’t letting it hold her back. The Milton Keynes-based accounts manager has overcome severe ‘playground bullies’ to become a competitor in...

Sunday, 08:46 in Lifestyle
 
This comic about black cats will almost certainly make you cry

This comic about black cats will almost certainly make you cry

Jenny Jinya brought us the ‘Good Boy’ comic that pretty much wrecked our lives. In it, a puppy who’s been abandoned by the side of the road is visited by death, saying it’s his time to go. He asks death if he’s been a bad boy and that was why he was...

Sunday, 08:46 in Lifestyle
 
This Russian dog is going viral for its quirky REAL eyebrows

This Russian dog is going viral for its quirky REAL eyebrows

If you thought ‘eyebrow lamination’ was the biggest brow aesthetic to hail from Russia this year, you’d better think again. It just so happens that the latest beauty star hasn’t turned to any tools, tricks or YouTube tutorials to achieve her signature...

Sunday, 08:46 in Lifestyle
 


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