Making almost half as much as her hip-hop star husband Jay-Z, Beyonce is an eternal presence in the music rich list thanks to an ever-expanding empire.
The former Destiny's Child star grossed $86m from her 93-stop world tour, and added millions to the bottom line with her growing fashion line House of Dereon, as well as a range endorsement deals with companies such as Nintendo and L'Oreal.
As well as being one of the most popular female artists around, with a fortune of nearly $90m, Beyonce is the highest-earning solo artist of the last year.
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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