The Color Purple is a critically acclaimed novel, written by Alice Walker, which received both a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and a National Book Award. The story focusses on female black life during the 1930's in the Southern United States.
The novel itself has been the frequent target of censors and appears at number 17 in the list of Most Frequently Challenged Books of 2000-2009 due to sometimes explicit and violent content.
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.