Bill Gates is one of the world's richest men. He and his company, Microsoft, helped make computers cheap and popular. So what's he interested in now? Toilets.
Published in “Science”
The Museum of Natural History in London holds a yearly contest for the Wildlife Photographer of the Year. There is also a contest for people under 18. Here are some of this year's best pictures.
In late October, scientists controlling submarines deep under the sea came across something unusual: a huge group of around 1,000 octopuses gathered on rocks, protecting their eggs.
Would you pay thousands of dollars for a painting with a face so blurry you're not sure it's a face? Or a picture by an unknown artist? What if the artist was a computer?
On October 31, Halloween night, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) began an unusual experiment. They let the "Internet" control the actions of a real person.
Strong winds, thunderstorms, and heavy rains have hit Italy, killing at least 10 people. Many areas have lost power and tourist sites have been closed because of flooding.
A pair of male penguins have hatched a chick at Sydney's Sea Life Aquarium. Aquarium workers report that the couple are taking wonderful care of the young chick.
Last Tuesday, a scientist sealed himself in a large plastic cube with about 200 plants. He planned to stay inside three days, but the cube's dangerous air made him leave after 15 hours.
Scientists watching hours of undersea video were surprised when something that looked like a chicken without a head floated past. The so-called "headless chicken monster" surprised and amazed the scientists.
In Japan, many people look forward to seeing the cherry trees bloom in the spring, So why are some cherry trees blooming now, almost five months early?