St. Patrick's Day marks a Roman Catholic feast day for Ireland's patron saint, who died in the 5th century despite actually being born in Britain.
Irish brigands kidnapped St. Patrick when he was 16-years-old and subsequently sold him as a slave, where he served six years in the county of Antrim until he escaped to Gaul, in present-day France. He later returned to preach.
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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