Carbon dating last week established the ‘first proof’ of a settlement at Blick Mead in Wiltshire, which predates famous Stonehenge nearby.
For the past 10 years, motorization in the U.S. has been on the decline, due mainly to more telecommuting, greater use of public transit, increased urbanization of the population and changes in the ages of drivers.
In pics: A look back at the best photographs from around the world
If you were interested in freaky weather, 2014 had it all: snow in full effect, super storms and a drought for the ages.
A French artist has created a depiction of futuristic ‘sex robots’ (shown). The bizarre – and creepy – images reveal the ‘innards’ of androids. They include artificial organs and a mechanical spine.
Biologists at the University of Porto, in Portugal, have found that the Iberian emerald lizards’ skin reflects light in different ways depending on what angle it is being viewed at.
Growers of Brussel’s sprouts in Lincolnshire, say that extra sunshine in September and October, the right amount of rain and cooler temperatures later in autumn has led to a bumper crop.
Rosetta will attempt to make the move in February, according to flight engineers in Darmstadt, Germany (artist’s impression pictured).
Xavion, developed by American Austin Meyer, connects with a small-plane’s autopilot to guide you to the nearest airport or safe landing area should the engine fail.
A mystery still unsolved by science