In 2009 there were few places you could go and manage to escpe talk of Susan Boyle or "Su-Bo" as she was dubbed by the tabloids.
She went from an unheard of middle-aged Scottish gal to overnight internet sensation after a startling peformance of the classic 'I Dreamed a Dream' from Les Miserables. It was soon clear she would become a finalist in the ITV talent contest, even back by Hollywood star Demi Moore.
22,000 people agreed to clean toilets for WiFi because they did not read the terms.
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.