While this is one of the most beloved novels of recent times, filled with beautiful exposition and a vivacious style, it remains a hard book to swallow. Even if you do, underlying tragedies and a cheerless ending will probably wish you hadn't. But if that's not enough to put you off, Nicolas Cage's performance in the film adaptation manages to hit all the wrong notes.
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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