Uber One subscription launches in UK with 5% off rides and free Uber Eats delivery for £5.99/month

Uber One launches in the UK: Subscription service includes 5% off rides, free Uber Eats delivery and special offers for £5.99/month Uber One has launched in the UK, having already launched in 18 markets It costs £5.99/month or £59.99 annually, and includes five per cent off rides, free Uber Eats delivery, and special offers Uber claims … Read more

390 million-year-old fish-like creature revealed to be one of our earliest ancestors

A 390 million-year-old, fish-like creature with four limbs is probably not who you’d expect to find in your family tree.  But a new study has shown that the creature, called Palaeospondylus gunni, could be one of our earliest ancestors.  Fossils of the eel-like creature are abundant in Caithness, Scotland, having first been discovered there in … Read more

Half of Britain’s butterfly species are at risk of extinction due to habitat loss and climate change

Time is running out to save one of Britain’s most beloved insects, as half of the country’s species of butterfly are now at risk of extinction. A new ‘Red List’ was published today, naming the 29 at-risk butterfly species out of the 58 currently living in Britain. Eight new species have been added to the … Read more

The truth is (somewhere) out there: Aliens may exist… in a galaxy far, far away, says Brian Cox

The truth is (somewhere) out there: Aliens may exist… but only in a galaxy far, far away, says Brian Cox Professor Brian Cox says aliens could exist and may even be common But intelligent life and  civilisations like our own could be ‘extremely rare’ The TV scientist said he was ‘sure’ that there are civilisations out … Read more

Wetlands could be key to saving our bumblebees as they provide essential environment, study shows 

Wetlands could be key to saving our bumblebees as they provide essential environment for some species, study shows  One third of the UK’s 24 bumblebee species are endangered, Dr Whitehorn said  Bringing back wetlands could save UK bumblebees, Beewalk data has found Over 500 Bumblebee Conservation Trust’s BeeWalk volunteers collected data Moss, brown-banded carder and … Read more

NASA is offering $70,000 as a prize for the best design for a Martian metaverse

Could YOU design a Martian metaverse? NASA challenges developers to create a virtual reality environment to help train astronauts for Mars missions – and is offering $70,000 in prizes Developers being offered $70,000 in prizes to design best Martian metaverses NASA put out a plea for ‘a new virtual reality research and testing environment’ Aim is … Read more

This bestselling waterproof Bluetooth speaker is now on sale for £17 on Amazon

Soundtrack to your summer: This bestselling waterproof Bluetooth speaker that ‘punches well above its weight’ is now on sale for £17 By Emily Scrivener For Mailonline Published: 14:04 BST, 20 May 2022 | Updated: 14:05 BST, 20 May 2022 Products featured in this Mail Best article are independently selected by our shopping writers. If you … Read more

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches 53 more Starlink satellites into orbit

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches 53 more Starlink satellites into orbit before Falcon 9 rocket lands on a boat to be used again SpaceX launched its latest fleet of 53 Starlink internet satellites into orbit today Used two-stage Falcon 9 rocket carried payload into space before landing at sea Booster launched from NASA’s Pad 39A at … Read more