Brando always drew a fine line between hero and criminal. With The Godfather he embodied the defining mafia crime boss. The yardstick everyone has aimed for since.
Only an actor like Marlon Brando could stick cotton wool in his mouth and still come off creating a legend.
Memorable quote: I'm gonna make him an offer he won't refuse
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.