During British rule, this city rested just outside of Hong Kong, China serving as a watchpost to protect pirates. It was then occupied by Japan during the second world war and then overrun by thousands of squatters following Japan's surrender.
However, neither China or Britain took responsibility so it became its own lawless city with its residents making their own modifications labyrinthine corridors illuminated by fluorescent lights because the sun couldn't penetrate it and using it for setting up brothels and opium dens. It was torn down 1993 to avoid further abuse.
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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