There were two versions of this 1890 oil on canvas from the seminal Dutch master, both sowing the good doctor's melancholy expression. This one was originally sold in 1897 by Van Gogh's sister-in-law for 300 Francs. 93 years later and its valued had jumped to a staggering £52,074,000 ($82,500,000) when Christies in New York put it up for auction.
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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