If being described as a 'panda' wasn't enough to instil fear in the hard-bitten criminals on the streets, some policemen were lumbered with riding in a sandwich. The 'jam sandwich' was a term that came into common use during the 1970s to describe a white car with a red horizontal stripe across the side.
Greater Manchester police were particularly fond of the iconic Ford Capri, such as the beefy 2.8i or the 3litre great for pursuits and urban prowling alike. Meanwhile Yorkshire cops had their meal ticket in a 'lime sandwich' due to their green stripes.
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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