Boy, 12, paralyzed by Disney's Tower of Terror

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A 12-year-old boy is in a critical condition having been paralyzed from the neck down after going on a sudden-drop ride at Disneyland Paris.Bautista Riera, from Argentina, is more…

Frozen planet: The lure of the Antarctic

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Thanks to "Frozen Planet" and Scott centenary, some travel companies report a 300 percent increase in bookings to the South Pole. What is the appeal of the White more…

Masterpiece found in beach hut 'worth $1 million'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A series of paintings expected to fetch more than £4.5 million at auction have been unveiled, including a masterpiece discovered in a beach hut.Christie's previewed the collection of more…

Meet Andie MacDowell's stunning daughter

by -NO AUTHOR- -- She has already garnered a great deal of press attention for her stunning looks after attending events with her movie star mother.And now it seems Andie MacDowell's daughter more…

'Matrix' downloading
coming to your brain

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Learning a martial art, how to fly a plane or how to speak a new language without even being awake is set to become a reality, say researchers.Scientists more…

Air quality dim as Western sky

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Oh say, can you see across the Grand Canyon? Not as well as you used to on some days.The question of how clean the air is in the more…

New touchscreen allows you to feel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A Finnish company has developed a touchscreen that allows you to “feel” textures of different images using low level electrical currents to stimulate the fingertips.The technology uses electric more…

Crash heals wheelchair athlete

by -NO AUTHOR- -- A Dutch Paralympian is setting her sights on the able-bodied Olympics after a miraculous crash while training in her wheelchair.Twenty-seven-year-old Monique van der Vorst, paralysed from the hip more…