Where to begin? Long before Michael Jackson became a living, breathing Madame Tussaud's exhibit, the one-time black entertainer was the King of Pop. The former member of The Jackson Five effortlessly churned out one hit after another, while somehow convincing the world that a single glove was a perfectly acceptable fashion accessory.
After that, things got just a little creepy. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer tried to buy the elephant man's corpse, built an amusement park on his sprawling estate, had sleepovers with children a quarter his age, and became best friends with a monkey named Bubbles.
The colourful eccentricities were followed by two bizarre marriages, a highly-publicised child molestation case and a certain hotel dangling incident that won't likely get him any babysitting jobs in the foreseeable future.
But, the good news is he's still huge in Japan.
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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