This prison was originally built as a barracks for the French armed forces but it has since become one of the most brutal prisons in the world. Now torture and executions are commonplace within the walls.
The most dramatic incident to date occurred on June 27 1980 when approximately 500 inmates were killed by guards and commandos. To this day no reason has been given by authorities for these deaths.
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.
x Share us on Facebook