It may not be as iconic as the original, but what it lacks in the script department, Steven Spielberg's sci-fi remake more than makes up for it in technical effects.
The overbearing tripods are a terrifying addition to the alien invasion genre, indiscriminately plucking up people to 'harvest' and destroying civilisation without pause for thought.
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.