High temperatures force Italy’s summer ski resort at Stelvio Pass to close until further notice due to worsening snow conditions. Continue reading
LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MARCH 20, 2017) (REUTERS) – A 59.60-carat diamond known as “The Pink Star” is returning to auction next month and could fetch a record $60 million, three years since it was sold for even more – only for the buyer to pull out of the deal. The diamond was presented by Sotheby’s in London ahead of the auction in Hong Kong on April 4.
The Annual hot air balloon festival kicks off in the Swiss city of Chateau d’Oex
Nanocellulose and lignin, derived from wood fibers, are on the verge of becoming available in larger commercial quantities, bringing the possibility of replacing a range of oil-based products with more environmental friendly alternatives. Roselle Chen reports. Continue reading
Estonian app uses custom spray paint nozzle and smartphone camera to recreate images on any surface.
Eight people killed and over 100 hospitalised after inhaling chlorine gas following an explosion at a water treatment plant in Jos, a city in central Nigeria.
Atlantic Ocean (Next Media) – Researchers of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel in Germany have discovered unexpectedly low oxygen dead zones traveling inside 100-mile-long eddies of swirling water across the Atlantic Ocean. Their discovery was published in the journal, Biogeosciences.
Scientists in China produce droplets of liquid metal that can change shape and move of their own accord, bringing researchers a step closer to creating a “Terminator-style” shape-shifting robot. Matthew Stock reports.
Large, diamond statement jewelry expected to steal the show on the Oscars red carpet.