Formula for penalty saves revealed ahead of Champions League final

Formula for penalty saves revealed ahead of Champions League final

The perfect formula for saving a penalty: Scientists reveal an equation for timing, speed and distance ahead of the Champions League final Dutch mathematicians have put forward a new way to look at penalty saves The formula factors in a keeper’s speed, position…

What does your name say about YOU?

What does your name say about YOU?

What does your first name say about YOU? Scientists discover how people use it to judge everything from your personality to your performance at work Strangers often use your first name to make assumptions about who you are Those with women’s names…

Inside China’s sex robot factory where perverts order AI dolls

Inside China’s sex robot factory where perverts order AI dolls

Inside China’s disturbing sex robot factory where perverts can order custom AI dolls the size of children The robots are made by Shenzhen Atall Intelligent Robot Technology, based in China’s Guangdong Province   Developers say these perverse dolls that cost $3,100 (£2,300) have body…

Scientists reveal how continents first emerged 2.4 billion years ago

Scientists reveal how continents first emerged 2.4 billion years ago

What Earth looked like 2.4 billion years ago: Scientists reveal how continents first emerged out of the ancient waterworld and transformed our planet’s climate Previously the Earth was a warm waterworld that could not support mountains This suddenly changed as the mantle…

Google Chrome plugin will tell you if hackers have your password

Google Chrome plugin will tell you if hackers have your password

Have hackers stolen YOUR password? New Google Chrome plugin will tell you if your details have been breached A new Google Chrome extension tells users if their password has been leaked Cloud software firm Okta developed the Chrome extension, called PassProtect  Once…

The human brain got so big because life was tough in ancient Africa

The human brain got so big because life was tough in ancient Africa

Why humans have such big brains: Scientists claim ancient ‘ecological’ challenges like finding food and lighting fires made us intelligent New study suggests our remarkable intelligence was fuelled by adversity Previous research has suggested social complexity or diet were to blame Scientists…

‘Black widow’ pulsar devours a dwarf star 6,500 light years away

‘Black widow’ pulsar devours a dwarf star 6,500 light years away

‘Black widow’ pulsar is spotted devouring a dwarf star 6,500 light years away in unprecedented detail The pulsar, which is an exotic, rapidly spinning star, is swallowing its companion Researchers made the observation by spotting two intense regions of radiation This was possible…

Couples who eat seafood have more sex, study reveals

Couples who eat seafood have more sex, study reveals

While oysters are known for their aphrodisiac effects, it seems that all seafood may get couples going. A new study has revealed that couples who eat more seafood have more sex, and get pregnant faster than other couples trying to conceive. Researchers…

Hammerhead worms that can grow to over a METER long invading France

Hammerhead worms that can grow to over a METER long invading France

Invasion of the megaworms: Giant hammerhead flatworms that can grow to over THREE FEET long are taking over French territories A survey of citizen science observations revealed the invasive worms Massive hammerhead flatworms originating from Asia spotted around the world The study…

Do YOU own an iPhone? Google could owe you £750 in compensation

Do YOU own an iPhone? Google could owe you £750 in compensation

Own an iPhone? Google could owe you £750 in compensation for ‘illegal’ tracking of your data, including race, health, politics and sexuality Google faces mass legal action over claims it collected sensitive data from users  If the settlement is won, Google could…

Anxiety can make you BETTER at your job

Anxiety can make you BETTER at your job

Anxiety can make you BETTER at your job: Small doses of the emotion in the workplace keep people focused and motivated Researchers at the University of Toronto Scarborough made the new findings They looked at the triggers of workplace anxiety and its…

Learning to nap in New York, the city that never sleeps

Learning to nap in New York, the city that never sleeps

Inside New York’s bizarre ‘sleep pods’ that use zero-gravity beds to give overworked employees 30 minutes of nap-time for $12 New Yorkers are paying for a 20-40 minute nap in the middle of the day People are paying up to a dollar…

Amazon defends facial recognition tool marketed to police

Amazon defends facial recognition tool marketed to police

Amazon defends giving its Big Brother-style facial recognition tool to police claiming ‘our quality of life would be much worse’ without AI watching our movements American Civil Liberties Union has hit out at Amazon’s Rekognition software The orgnasation says it ‘reads like…

Mystery of the 150-year-old remains of a baby with one mummified hand

Mystery of the 150-year-old remains of a baby with one mummified hand

Archaeologists solve mystery of 150-year-old remains of a baby found with one MUMMIFIED hand: Study reveals child was buried clutching a coin that protected flesh from decay Dried up, flesh-covered forearm was found alongside other skeletal remains Extremely high copper levels indicated…

Boeing gets the go ahead for 77x megajet with folding wings

Boeing gets the go ahead for 77x megajet with folding wings

Boeing gets the go ahead for folding wings that will let its massive 777x megajet fit into normal airport gates Boeing received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration for its 777x plane with foldable wings Regulators devised a list of standards it…

GRACE-FO Mission: NASA’s Twin Satellites Successfully Take Off Into Space To Study Earth’s Water Cycle

GRACE-FO Mission: NASA’s Twin Satellites Successfully Take Off Into Space To Study Earth’s Water Cycle

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA’s twin GRACE-FO spacecraft along with five Iridium NEXT satellites performed a smooth launch yesterday. The highly-anticipated May 22 launch of NASA’s GRACE-FO mission went on swimmingly, the space agency reported soon after take-off. SpaceX’s Falcon…

Archaeologists Discover Bones From Hundreds Of Individuals Involved In ‘Barbarian’ War Ritual 2,000 Years Ago

Archaeologists Discover Bones From Hundreds Of Individuals Involved In ‘Barbarian’ War Ritual 2,000 Years Ago

2,095 bones were found buried in peat sediment close to a lake in Denmark, with many showing signs that post-battle rituals had been conducted on them. Archaeologists in Denmark have discovered the site of a “barbarian” war ritual after recovering 2,095 human…