WATCH: Dust storm engulfs city in Nevada

Now, this is what you call completely breathtaking. A wall of dust engulfing downtown Reno in Nevada. In this timelapse video, you can see Reno disappear into the dark as a wall of dust blows into the city and settles over it. The storm didn’t stick around for too long Continue Reading

Air Algerie plane crashes with 116 people on board

A plane en route to Algeria has crashed after it lost contact with airline Algerie. The aircraft took off from Burkina Faso in West Africa and was uncontactable for several hours. However an Algerian aviation official has now confirmed the plane has crashed. Spanish airline Swiftair, which is thought to Continue Reading

Unconscious dog rescued by firefighters after blaze at flat in Chile

A dog was resuscitated by medics after being found by firefighters as they were tackling a blaze in Chile. The fire is said to have broken out at around 4pm on Monday, from the 12th floor of an old block of flats in the capital of Santiago. Among the victims Continue Reading

How we’ll find extraterrestrial life in 20 to 30 years

If there is life outside of Earth, whatever it may be probably already knows we exist. Former NASA astronaut John Grunsfield has said so-called “aliens” would be able to sense our presence – even without visiting our planet. Speaking yesterday, Grunsfield said yesterday that changes that life on Earth has Continue Reading

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from Florida

After two months of delays, a US Space Exploration Technologies company blasted off their Falcon 9 rocket. 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 The 224 foot tall rocket soared into the sky putting six small commercial communications satellites into orbit. The launch has been delayed for Continue Reading

71-year-old Canadian rocks it out with an air guitar at Toronto competition

Pretending to play an imaginary guitar… Let’s face it. There are certain songs where we all just can’t resist rocking it out. Including Bob “Mr Bob” Wagner – he’s taken a shot at the air guitar championship in Toronto. The 71-year-old Canadian who calls himself “the oldest-ever active air guitar Continue Reading

Three-year-old boy stuck in a washing machine is cut free by firefighters in China

A young boy in eastern China had to be rescued after he found himself stuck in a washing machine. Firefighters had to cut the 3-year-old free by opening up the back of the appliance using hydraulic sheers. They managed to remove the drum intact with the boy still inside and Continue Reading

Commonwealth Games: The Queen ‘photobombs’ Australian hockey star’s selfie

When the Queen arrived at the Commonwealth Games in Scotland’s National Hockey Centre this morning, she probably wasn’t expecting to become an internet hit. But that’s because she probably wasn’t planning on creating the world’s best ever photobomb. Yes. that’s right. The Queen made a special guest appearance in the Continue Reading

WORLD FIRST: Scientists film death of white blood cell and discover alert system

In a world first, the death of a human white blood cell has been caught on camera. Researchers at La Trobe University in Australia used time lapse photography to make this video, showing a white blood cell as it died – A key component of the body’s defence against disease. Continue Reading

Growing baby hippo has play day in pool in San Diego Zoo

A new addition to the San Diego Zoo has made its debut, and it was certainly cute. With an audience of visitors watching on through an underground glass window, five-month-old baby hippo Devi made a big splash. The baby hippo looked like she was having fun exploring the pool with Continue Reading