Considered as 'jazz royalty' and one of the greatest jazz-blues singers of all time, Holiday appeared in clubs around the U.S. with great success throughout the 1940s and '50s.
Having been raped twice in her childhood and working as a prostitute in the 30s in New York, her voice increasingly showed the effects of her long-term heroin addiction. She died hospital (while under arrest for possession of illegal drugs) of heart and liver disease.
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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