Jean de Velde is a name that causes golf fans to shudder with embarrassment. The Frenchman was leading the 1999 Open championship and needed only a double bogey on the 18th to claim victory. Van de Velde contrived to put his ball into the water and in a classic moment of Gaelic madness took off his shoes and socks and attempted to play his ball from in the lake. Eventually he finished with a triple bogey and lost the play-off to Paul Lawrie.
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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