Less gung-ho and far more suspenseful than its sequel, Ridley Scott's original 'Alien' is a masterpiece of construction. Scott plays with shadows, steam and HR Giger's stunning art design to create a claustrophobic and unforgettable hunting ground.
In addition to reinvigorating the entire alien genre, it also spawned a classic tagline: "In space no one can hear you scream"
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.
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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