UK ski tour operator Directski.com has given their recommendations for the best destinations, by category, for everyone from beginners to those looking for the greenest ski holiday this winter.
For non-skiers and those wanting to take a break from the slopes the Tirolean resort of Soll has tobogganing, bowling, a leisure centre with indoor sports, squash, tennis, swimming, ice-skating, hang-gliding, sleigh rides, cleared walks, massage and spa facilities.
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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