Dozens of tents float in sky like kites during strong winds at tourist hotspot in China

Moment scores of tents float in the sky like kites after being swept up by strong winds at tourist hotspot in China Around 50 tents sent flying above the Wugongshan National Geological Park Popular tourist attraction is on Wugong Mountain in Pingxiang, south-east China Vendors failed to peg down their tents, allowing high winds to … Read more

Oldest artwork? Hand and footprints discovered on the Tibetan Plateau date back up to 226,000 years

Who were they? The Denisovans are an extinct species of human that appear to have lived in Siberia and even down as far as southeast Asia. The individuals belonged to a genetically distinct group of humans that were distantly related to Neanderthals but even more distantly related to us.  Although remains of these mysterious early … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Fans label US media ‘misleading’ for ranking medals table by total rather than golds

Olympics fans label US media ‘misleading’ for ranking their medals table by total won rather than just golds… which puts America in first place and ahead of China, despite having seven less first-place finishes! By Jack Bezants for MailOnline Published: 11:55 EDT, 2 August 2021 | Updated: 13:58 EDT, 2 August 2021 American media has … Read more

Australia’s women’s beach volleyball team dominate China in straight sets in Tokyo Olympics

Our beach volleyball stars have their sights set on gold: Australia’s women’s team dominates China to set up quarter-final clash at the Tokyo Games Mariafe Artacho de Solar and Taliqua Clancy beat China in quarter finals   The Australians fell behind 15-13 and then 16-14, before blunting the Chinese Australia has not won women’s beach volleyball … Read more

Government watchdog calls for review of foreign CCTV technology in Whitehall after Matt Hancock leak

Government watchdog calls for review of the use of foreign CCTV technology in Whitehall after a video of Matt Hancock clinch with Gina Coladangelo was leaked Requested in letter from the Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner Fraser Sampson said ‘risks and considerations are complex and multi-faceted’ False claims blamed leak of Hancock clip on hostile … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Superb Duncan Scott lands SILVER in the 200m individual medley

Superb Duncan Scott lands SILVER in the 200m individual medley after finishing 0.23 seconds off gold to earn his THIRD medal of the Tokyo Olympics already By David Coverdale For Mailonline Published: 22:42 EDT, 29 July 2021 | Updated: 23:16 EDT, 29 July 2021 Duncan Scott became the first British swimmer in 113 years to … Read more

Chinese city of Dunhuang vanishes as it is swallowed by gigantic wall of sand hundreds of feet high

Chinese city vanishes as it is swallowed by gigantic wall of sand hundreds of feet high The ancient city of Dunhuang was engulfed by an enormous wall of sand Sunday Footage shows high rise buildings disappearing beneath the cloud of dust  Police were forced to shut down major roads and ask motorists to wait out … Read more

Inserting gene from an animal made potato, rice crops 50 percent bigger and more drought-resistant

Introducing animal genes into common crops has enabled scientists to massively increase their yield and make them more resistant to drought, according to a new study. A consortium of researchers from the US and China manipulated the ribonucleic acid, or RNA, of potato and rice plants by adding a gene called FTO. In humans, FTO has been … Read more

China unveils ‘world’s fastest’ high-speed train capable of travelling more than 370 miles per hour 

China has unveiled what it hopes to be the fastest train in the world with a top speed of more than 370 miles per hour.  The new train, self-developed by China and manufactured in the coastal city of Qingdao, uses maglev technology which allows it to travel so quickly.  Using electro-magnetic force, the maglev train … Read more