As with many Christmas traditions, the Pagans were responsible for the placing of mistletoe over the festive period.
They believed it had the power to give life and fertility to those who stood beneath it. It was also said to have been used in Pagan weddings.
The Scandanavians believe it stands for a truce between waring parties and that it is an emblem of Christian love and affection.
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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