Elon Musk says SpaceX has started construction of a Starship launch pad in Florida

SpaceX’s Starship could soon move to Florida: Elon Musk announces construction of a launch pad for the massive rocket has started at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral Elon Musk tweeted Friday that SpaceX has started construction of a Starship launch pad in Cape Canaveral, Florida The pad would be at Kennedy Space Center launch … Read more

Amazon Alexa can now listen out for beeping appliances

Amazon unveiled several new products at its online unveiling event in September, including an autonomous robot that can monitor a person’s home for intruders.    The $1,450 robot uses intelligent motion to check-in on your home while you’re away and give alerts about any disturbances.  It can move autonomously around your home, navigate to check in … Read more

Remains of three Denisovans and one Neanderthal are uncovered in a Siberian cave 

Remains of three Denisovans and one Neanderthal dating back 200,000 years have been uncovered in a Siberian cave, experts reveal. The newly-found fossils were uncovered from the famous Denisova Cave in the Altai Mountains, southern Siberia, surrounded by archaeological remains such as stone tools and fossilised food waste.   Neanderthals were a close human ancestor that lived … Read more

World’s first eco-sustainable houses have been 3D printed in Italy

The homes of the future? World’s first eco-sustainable houses have been 3D printed in Italy entirely from local raw EARTH The world’s first eco-sustainable houses 3D printed in Italy using locally-sourced soil have been revealed Hope is they can be used to help combat homelessness and displaced communities after natural disasters First set of domed … Read more

The ultimate gift for gamers? Microsoft launches a £58 Minesweeper-themed ‘ugly Christmas jumper’

The ultimate festive gift for gamers? Microsoft launches a £58 Minesweeper-themed ‘ugly Christmas jumper’ The ‘ugly Christmas jumper’ is themed around the Windows game Minesweeper  It has a Christmas-tree shaped version of the game against a sky of snowflakes  Priced at £57.95, it’s certainly not cheap, although £75,000 ($100,000) of the proceeds will be donated … Read more

Food: Kids who watch smiling adults eat vegetables consume more than DOUBLE the amount themselves

It’s a struggle that many parents regularly face at dinner time, and now a new study may finally shed light on why so many children dislike broccoli.  Researchers from Australia found chemicals in the mouths of children could be behind their dislike of brassica vegetables, including broccoli, cauliflower and sprouts.  Enzymes produced by the vegetables … Read more

Twitter bans sharing photos and videos of people without their permission

Twitter announced an expansion to its private information policy on Tuesday that bans the sharing of ‘private’ photos and videos of people without their consent. If a user shares an image or video of another person, that person can contact Twitter to report it was posted without their permission and the social media platform will remove … Read more

Closest pair of supermassive black holes are spotted just 1,600 light years apart in the sky

Closest pair of supermassive black holes are spotted just 1,600 light years apart in the sky – and are spiralling toward a cataclysmic collision, scientists say Closest pair of supermassive black holes to Earth ever seen have been observed Scientists said the two objects were about 89 million light-years away from Earth They are 1,600 … Read more

Fossils: Ostrich-like creature that lived in North America 205 million years ago was a NIBBLER

An ostrich-like, herbivorous creature called Effigia that lived in North America some 205 million years ago used it jaws to snip leaves off of plants and nibble them, a study found. This is a radically different to previous research, which indicated that Effigia fed by pecking at the ground, much like an ostrich.  However, fresh … Read more