This bipedal robot uses propeller arms to slackline and skateboard

When it comes to judging how cool robots are, I deploy a simple but reliable heuristic: can I imagine this machine appearing in the Metal Gear Solid franchise? With LEONARDO, a bipedal robot with propellers for arms, I can not only imagine it, I’m pretty sure it is in MGSV. From the bubble head to […]


Girl drowns after her life jacket traps her in capsized boat

It was the rare occasion where a life jacket wasn’t going to save your life, according to an investigation. A UK teenager drowned during a horrific boating incident, in which her automatic life jacket prevented her from escaping a capsized pleasure cruiser. The freak incident occurred on May 25, 2020, but the manner in which […]


Cameron Norrie reveals Emma Raducanu was his inspiration after shock Indian Wells win

It was Emma Raducanu who set in train the events that sees Britain with two singles champions at the biggest tournaments of the past two months. After winning the BNP Paribas Open in the early hours of Monday, Cam Norrie admitted that he had taken his cue from the new US Open champion. ‘What she […]


A breakdown in communication: Mitochondria of diabetic patients can’t keep time

Almost all cells regulate their biological processes over a 24-hour period, otherwise called a cell’s circadian rhythm. To do so, cells use a biological clock that cycles different genes on and off throughout the day and night. Scientists already know that our metabolic health can suffer when our biological clock breaks down, due to shift […]


Foreign investment deals to create 30,000 UK jobs, says government

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to announce 18 new deals worth £9.7bn as he opens a global investment summit. They include investments in sectors such as wind and hydrogen energy, sustainable homes and carbon capture. The prime minister said investors had recognised “the massive potential in the UK for growth and innovation”. Investments from […]


These apps let you customize Windows 11 to bring the taskbar back to life

I’m not the only one who hates the new Windows 11 taskbar, and now third-party developers are coming to the rescue with apps that bring back some of the features missing in Microsoft’s latest OS. Microsoft removed basic taskbar functionality in Windows 11, like displaying the time and date on multiple monitors, moving the taskbar […]


Who stung JR? Hornets nest puts sting in Smith’s golf debut

J.R. Smith stepped into a hornets nest in his first college golf tournament and it had nothing to do with his high score. The 36-year-old two-time NBA champion was literally stung by hornets while completing his round Tuesday for North Carolina A&T on the second day of Elon’s Phoenix Invitational. “To get stung on the […]