Brush with fate:
Destroyed by a curtain
Da Vinci painted his 15th century masterwork on wet plaster using vinegar and egg yolks, but it only took a few years for the Milanese religious mural to start flaking.
A curtain was hung across the world in the 18th century but this only trapped moisture on its surface and flaked it even more. The latest recent restoration lasted over 20 years.
Confused Apple customers are finding coins in their MacBooks.
High levels of iron help prevent hearing loss, a study has claimed.
A software engineer has constructed a fingernail-sized engine made of paper and it totally works!
Conspiracy theorists claim that there is a mysterious alien based pyramid in the Antarctic.
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Britain to experience up to 120 days of snow in coldest conditions in years.
More than 40 perfectly preserved ancient shipwrecks accidentally discovered at the bottom of the Black Sea.
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