Set up in a New York dorm room by the now esteemed producer Rick Rubin and quickly joined by Russell Simmons, Def Jam quickly gained fame as the home of groundbreaking Rap and Hip-Hop.
The label's first releases from LL Cool J and the Beastie Boys came in 1984 and were quickly followed by a run of albums from the controversy-coveting political activists Public Enemy, a move that made Def Jam famous worldwide.Listen to this:
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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