In 1692, Edmund Halley, not yet of comet fame, argued that inside the earth nested a series of spherical shells, like Russian dolls, each with their own atmosphere, magnetic poles and rate of rotation.
The belief has survived to the present day, the Hollow Earth Society now claims 400 members in more than 30 countries. Yet stories that Adolf Hitler and some of his followers escaped to hollow lands within the Earth after World War II (via an entrance in Antarctica) have been branded nonsense.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
Confused Apple customers are finding coins in their MacBooks.
High levels of iron help prevent hearing loss, a study has claimed.
A software engineer has constructed a fingernail-sized engine made of paper and it totally works!
Conspiracy theorists claim that there is a mysterious alien based pyramid in the Antarctic.
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