The East German car that zoomed from 0-62mph in a matter of 21 seconds is set to make a speedy return due to a surprising amount of public demand.
The Trabant with its 25 horsepower engine (the most reliable of which is visible here) is being relaunched as a trendy family car, much like the cult VW Beetle and Mini.
The originals, first made in 1957, sported roofs, bonnets and doors made from plastic reinforced by the sturdiest wool or cotton money can buy.
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
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.
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