The ultimate in teenage rebellion, JD Salinger's first person narrative follows Holden Caulfield's coming-of-age in New York. Caulfield is an unreliable, rebellious narrator (and character) who, while inspirational, is somewhat hard to like thanks to his whining and constant obsession with himself.
'The Catcher in the Rye' was censored, and in some areas banned, upon its initial release as it challenged just about every sociological value going. The novel has also been steeped in further controversy thanks to its links with assassins, notably John Hinckley Jr who tried to kill Ronald Reagan. This is also the book that Mark David Chapman had on his person when he assassinated John Lennon.
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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