Science & Technology

Windmills preferred to cracking open the Earth's crust

GENTLY turning windmills are better than cracking open the Earth's crust in pursuit of billions of tonnes of exploding gas, according to new research.

Apple launches replacement eyes

TECHNOLOGY giant Apple has created a range of bionic eyes for users suffering chronic retinal fatigue.

Cath Kidston unveils nuclear war-themed collection

DESIGNER Cath Kidston's winter collection merges rustic chic with nuclear war imagery.

O2 chaos as labrador dies in its wheel

THE O2 network collapsed over the weekend following the death of the labrador that powers its central hub.

Baumgartner suit absolutely full of urine

FELIX Baumgartner lost control of his bladder less than a second after he began his record breaking skydive from the edge of space.

Internet commenter not sure why he's doing it

REGULAR internet commenter Tom Logan has admitted he is not even sure why he bothers.

Alcohol ‘makes you better at everything’

CONSUMING large amounts of alcohol makes humans better at everything they try to do, scientists have discovered.