Once they were an essential link to the world for millions who couldn't afford the luxury of a telephone at home, but with the advent of mobile phones and multiple domestic lines, the phone box faces its final call.
Nearly 10,000 non-profitable payphones could see the end of the line as BT cuts its costs. However, they won't all go - 3,000 of Britain's remaining 13,000 classic red booths have been listed for their heritage value and cannot be removed. They can, however, be disconnected.
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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