A UK university wants to understand why people get drunk. So it spent $33,000 on a pub laboratory with microphones and hidden cameras to solve a great human mystery. (Maybe not so much of a mystery?)
Scrolls that were damaged, but not destroyed, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius may now be read for the first time in nearly two millennia.
Technically Incorrect: A UK stockbroker says that his tweet about hitting a cyclist with his car was merely a joke. Twitter users and his employers don't find it funny.
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BT promises its sporting coverage will be more more gentle than Sky's frenetic shows as their fight spills into the pubs.
Biotech startup Suneris has developed a plant-based polymer it says functions like "Lego building blocks for the body," drastically reducing the amount of time it takes to stop a wound from bleeding.
The brainchild of French designer Arturo Erbsman, the Atmos lamp eloquently uses water condensation and evaporation to diffuse light into the room.
A beer glass concept is designed so that it will fall over unless propped up by a mobile phone.
MasterCard customers can enjoy free Internet on trips to the UK without paying out a single pound, shilling or ha'penny.
With Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, 2K Australia has created a new breed of video game -- an irreverent twist on the famous franchise with a distinct "Space Opera Australiana" edge.