At just over two inches long, the 'Swiss Minigun' is the world's smallest firearm. Firing 4.53mm bullets at speeds of up to 300mph, this gun is definitely not a toy.
Although it is illegal in the UK, the powerful tiny weapon can be bought on the continent and in the States for roughly £3,000. Bizarrely it is the design of a watchmaker called Paul Erard.
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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