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YouTube star lures kids into meeting on Snapchat

A YouTube star’s chilling social experiment has revealed just how easy it is for predators to use social media to lure unsuspecting children into meeting ... read more

Boston Dynamics reveals new version of its robot DOG

It could be the most advanced robot dog ever created. Boston Dynamics, best known for Atlas, its 5 foot 9 humanoid robot, has revealed a new ‘lightweight&... read more

‘Dream Chaser’ mini spaceplane soars over Mojave Desert

A test version of a ‘mini space shuttle’ has soared over the Mojave Desert in a major step forward for the mini shuttle. Sierra Nevada Corp.’s... read more

Zoella 12 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar is branded tat

Beauty blogger Zoella has won millions of fans with her YouTube channel, beauty range and bestselling book.  But not everyone is pleased with her latest busine... read more

Nasa Juno spacecraft captures a stunning image of Jupiter

Nasa’s Juno probe has sent back stunning images of the planet during its latest flyby. One of the most breathtaking photos shows a ‘string of pearls... read more

Google Doodle celebrates Helene Stöcker, German feminist

The Google Doodle for November 13th celebrates Helene Stöcker, the 20th century German feminist and social reformer, on what would have been her 148th birthda... read more

Dolan Twins forced to cancel Hyde Park appearance

They are two of the most popular YouTube stars out there, with more than six million subscribers on Facebook. But The Dolan Twins’ planned meet-up in Lond... read more

Whitney Port cries as she talks about her dad’s death

Whitney Port broke down in tears in a new video while discussing the death of her father. The 32-year-old lost her dad nearly five years ago in March 2013, but ... read more

Nasa is building a super-efficient turboelectric plane

Nasa is developing a hybrid jetliner harvests air flowing along the body of the plane to create power. The futuristic jet could have more thrust with 10 per cen... read more

Google Doodle marks Lebanese singer Sabah’s 90th birthday

Today’s Google Doodle pays homage to Sabah, the renowned Lebanese singer, on what would have been her 90th birthday. Who is Sabah? Sabah rose to fame in the 1... read more

‘Project Loon’ balloons help 100,000 get online

Project Loon is a network of balloons travelling on the edge of space, designed to connect people to the internet in remote parts of the world. The balloons tra... read more

Scientists create music using data from Nasa’s Voyager I

While most birthdays are celebrated with the traditional ‘Happy Birthday’ song, Nasa’s Voyager 1 spacecraft has had a song made specially for ... read more

Nasa telescope finds planet 13 times the size of Jupiter

Astronomers have discovered a massive alien world circling a star located 22,000 light years away, at the centre of the Milky Way’s bulge. The object, dub... read more

Jack Maynard confirms I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Outta Here

Jack Maynard looks to have confirmed his long-rumoured appearance in I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Outta Here. The vlogger brother of singer Conor Maynard... read more

YouTube to regulate sick pranksters with age restrictions

YouTube is finally doing more to crack down on disturbing videos creating sick by pranksters to frighten children.  Many of the videos look like normal cartoon... read more

Passive aggressive sign in a NASA bathroom

They’ve landed rovers on distant worlds, and discovered planets beyond our solar system – but even NASA’s top scientists are subjected to everyday frustra... read more

Google adds waiting times for a million restaurants

The wait times feature will soon allow restaurant-goers to better plan their visits The new feature lists approximate wait times at different times of the day ... read more

Lanarkshire man filmed girlfriend’s pug making Nazi salute

Mark Meechan, 30,(pictured yesterday outside Airdrie Sheriff Court) from Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, recorded the dog responding to statements such as ‘gas t... read more

NASA spots a 7,000mph whirlpool of plasma on the sun

A stunning new Nasa image shows an extremely rare pattern streaming from the sun at close to 7,000 miles per hour (11,200 km/h). A dark snake-like filament can... read more

NASA says its SLS megarocket could launch Dec 2019

NASA has completed a comprehensive review of the launch schedule for EM-1, an unmanned mission of the SLS megarocket and Orion spacecraft ahead of future deep-s... read more

Google reveals air quality maps of LA and San Francisco

Most air pollution is measures at a city level, but air quality can change by block, as well as hour by hour and from day to day.  In order to better understan... read more

Video reveals the MEGAROCKET that will take humans to Mars

NASA has revealed a breathtaking glimpse at what it could look like when the SLS megarocket finally blasts off for its first mission. The space agency released ... read more

Zoella Instagram story reveals her lipstick collection

Beauty bloggers make a living reviewing products, so one might expect them to have a well-stocked make-up bag. However, hugely successful blogger Zoella, aka Zo... read more

YouTuber in tears as no one attends her fans’ meeting

A heartbroken ten-year-old on YouTube has clocked up almost 1.2million views with her emotional blast at her fans who failed to turn up to a park to meet her. A... read more