World’s first hydrogen-powered train unveiled in Germany

World’s first hydrogen-powered train unveiled in Germany

‘World’s first’ hydrogen-powered trains are now in service across Germany: Eco-friendly engines can cover 620 miles on a single tank of fuel and produce only water vapour Two bright blue Coradia iLint trains have begun running on a 62-mile route  The locomotives…

Patent suggests Motorola is creating self-driving police vehicles

Patent suggests Motorola is creating self-driving police vehicles

Motorola is creating self-driving police vehicles that take criminals to jail – and call the suspect’s lawyer on the way there, according to new patent Motorola has submitted a patent for the new self-driving vehicles It would scan the detainee for drugs, weapons…

Apple’s AirPower may be ‘doomed to failure’ after overheating issues

Apple’s AirPower may be ‘doomed to failure’ after overheating issues

Why Apple’s AirPower may NEVER go on sale: Firm’s much-anticipated wireless charging mat ‘doomed to failure’ after repeated overheating issues Apple’s ‘AirPower’ charging mat may be ‘doomed to failure’ after repeated issues The firm has struggled to prevent the device from overheating…

Devastating 40ft waves battered Shetland TWICE in the last 5,000 years

Devastating 40ft waves battered Shetland TWICE in the last 5,000 years

British tsunamis ‘happen much more often’ than first thought as new evidence suggests devastating 40ft waves have battered Shetland TWICE in the last 5,000 years Experts were already aware of the Storegga landslide around 8,200 years ago This underwater landslide off the coast…

Humans are predisposed to forgive other people

Humans are predisposed to forgive other people

Sorry is NOT the hardest word! Humans are predisposed to forgive others because dismissing someone for one bad deed could cut off access to crucial information in future, scientists claim Humans are genetically predisposed to forgive other people’s misgivings   Scientists found humans…

Earth is close to exceeding the long-term Paris  Agreement target

Earth is close to exceeding the long-term Paris Agreement target

Billions of tonnes of greenhouse gases released from melting Arctic permafrost could push Earth above the Paris Climate Agreement target far quicker than previously thought Previous climate change models did not account for CO2 trapped in permafrost When included, these gas reservoirs…

Beverage giants like Heineken and Constellation Brands are duking it out in the billion-dollar market for marijuana-infused drinks

Beverage giants like Heineken and Constellation Brands are duking it out in the billion-dollar market for marijuana-infused drinks

Beer companies large and small have been in hot pursuit of a flurry of deals in the marijuana industry.Rawpixel / Shutterstock Coca-Cola is reportedly eyeing a deal to produce CBD-infused beverages. Beverage companies are looking to develop marijuana-infused beverages as a way…

Elon Musk unveils new images of SpaceX’s Big F***ing Rocket

Elon Musk unveils new images of SpaceX’s Big F***ing Rocket

Elon Musk unveils new images of SpaceX’s ‘Big F***ing Rocket’ ahead of tonight’s reveal of who has bought the first ticket to fly around the moon in one of the firm’s spaceships The artist’s impressions depicts the ‘Big F***ing Rocket’ (BFR) – a…

Wisconsin squirrels freed from ‘Gordian Knot’ of tails

Wisconsin squirrels freed from ‘Gordian Knot’ of tails

Wildlife rehabbers with the Wisconsin Humane Society worked to untangle the tails of five young squirrels on Thursday after they became “hopelessly entangled” in their nest.  (Wildlife Rehabilitation Center at Wisconsin Humane Society) Wildlife rehabilitators in Wisconsin on Thursday worked to untangle…

Officials rescued 455 people from this small North Carolina town after Florence's floodwaters stranded people in their homes

Officials rescued 455 people from this small North Carolina town after Florence's floodwaters stranded people in their homes

Residents were rescued from the coastal town of New Bern, North Carolina after massive flooding and damage from Hurricane Florence stranded hundreds. NBC News reported 455 people were rescued by the operation. Officials said operations were functional because the storm had weakened,…

Expert says humans’ love for dolls helps teach us how to behave

Expert says humans’ love for dolls helps teach us how to behave

Why we love dolls and robo-dogs: Expert says figurines have long helped humans build connections and ‘teach people how to behave in society’ A researcher from Hamilton College says that dolls are embedded in our lives Everything from Sony’s Aibo to Barbie…

Apple’s ‘budget’ iPhone XR won’t ship until October

Apple’s ‘budget’ iPhone XR won’t ship until October

Apple’s ‘budget’ iPhone XR won’t ship until October – more than a MONTH after the XS and XS Max Pre-orders for Apple’s high-end iPhone XS and XS officially opened on Friday But consumers who want to get their hands on the ‘budget’…

Britain was created from the collision of THREE land masses

Britain was created from the collision of THREE land masses

How Britain was formed: Mainland was created from the collision of not two but THREE ancient continental land masses Experts thought England, Wales and Scotland were created by two land masses Avalonia and Laurentia were thought to have collided 400 million years ago, …

Stunning footage shows the northern lights over Lapland

Stunning footage shows the northern lights over Lapland

Stunning footage shows the Northern Lights bursting with colour over Lapland as scientists reveal the spectacular light show is MORE colourful because of a change in the sun’s atmosphere Display lights up when charged particles from the sun enter Earth’s atmosphere It…

BMW unveils a new smart motorcycle that can drive itself!

BMW unveils a new smart motorcycle that can drive itself!

The motorcycle that drives ITSELF: BMW unveils a video of an autonomous bike leaning into corners and braking to showcase an AI it hopes will prevent accidents for riders The bike is powered by intelligent software that can accelerate, lean around corners,…

Nasa’s spacecraft made to deflect asteroids has entered final stages

Nasa’s spacecraft made to deflect asteroids has entered final stages

The experiment that could save the Earth: Nasa’s spacecraft made to deflect incoming asteroids has entered the final stages and will launch ‘by 2020’ Joint US-European Aida mission hopes to smash a probe into small asteroid The egg-shaped target, known as ‘Didymoon’,…

New flying robot mimics the flight of a fruit flies

New flying robot mimics the flight of a fruit flies

New autonomous flying robot that mimics a fruit fly can flap its wings 17 times a second and even perform loop-the-loops The DelFly Nimble can power through the air at speeds over 15 miles per hour It can hover, dart left or right…

Facebook ‘better prepared’ for election meddling, Zuckerberg says

Facebook ‘better prepared’ for election meddling, Zuckerberg says

‘We’ve already blocked a billion fake Facebook accounts:’ Mark Zuckerberg writes extraordinary 3,000-word post on election meddling, saying Facebook is fighting a ‘well financed foreign adversary that’s constantly evolving’ The Facebook CEO published a 3,000-word post on his personal page about steps…