An intruder who broke into an Austrian bakery in 1985 was given the fright of his life. As he crept across the office in the dark, he was suddenly confronted by Lola the cockatoo.
Under attack, the burglar knocked over a glass tank containing a viper. By torchlight, he saw the angry snake slither towards him.
Fear-stricken, the burglar jumped out of a window, cutting himself in the process. The baker, awoken by the noise, came down to find his shop in chaos. However, his three thousand dollar takings were left untouched.
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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