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.
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!
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