Brush with fate:
Punctured by an elbow
The painting hung in Las Vegas casino mogul, Steve Wynn's office alongside his other impressive pieces as he negotiated its sale for £74m.
However, he stumbled into the canvas in 2006 punching a six-inch hole through it with his elbow, ruining his dreams of flogging the masterwork.
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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