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Agdam was once a city thriving with 150,000 citizens but crumbled during the 1993 Nagorno Karabakh war despite it never being a site of actual combat. Instead it was occupied by the Armenians who looted and torched the town before driving out its residents. It has since been gutted for building materials, leaving a hollow shell of a town.
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.