Record-breaking winter winds have blown large swathes of old Arctic sea ice into warmer waters

Huge swathes of the oldest and thickest Arctic sea ice are at high risk of melting this summer, a new study has warned, after being blown into warmer waters by record-breaking winter winds.  The perennial ice, which is less prone to melting than new ice and has survived for at least one year, helps keep … Read more

Aliens could modify light given off by stars to send hidden messages across space, physicist says

Aliens could modify light given off by stars to send hidden messages that would appear like random blinking to others listening in, physicist suggests A physicist from Imperial College London suggests aliens could be using stars to send messages to others across space Extraterrestrials could alter the light given off the star, which would actually … Read more

Rare fungus that smells like rotting FLESH pops up in a Berkshire garden

Rare fungus that smells like rotting FLESH and looks like a ‘chewed-up dog toy’ pops up in a Berkshire garden in only the sixth time it has ever been spotted in the UK Terry Driscoll and Stephanie Slann spotted the strange fungus in their garden At first, the couple mistook the fungus for a ‘chewed-up … Read more

Facebook halts sales of Oculus Quest 2 headset after its foam mask gave users a rash

Facepalm! Facebook is forced to halt sales of Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality gaming headset after its foam mask gave users a RASH Facebook will temporarily halt sales of the Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality headset as the old foam insert caused facial rashes The company will give all customers a new silicon cover that … Read more

iPhone 14 could be made from titanium and be more resistant to scratches and allow it to bend

Apple could use ultra-strong titanium to build its iPhone 14 – but will likely continue to make the screen and device back with glass,’ analyst says JPMorgan Chase said the 2022 iPhone will have titanium alloy on its chassis This mixture is both stronger and more resistant to scratches than current iPhone models The high-end … Read more

Cybertrucks would ‘literally cost a million dollars a piece or more’ if Tesla starts production now

Elon Musk said each Cybertruck would ‘literally cost a million dollars a piece or more’ if Tesla started producing the futuristic vehicle now, adding that production is now being delayed to sometime in 2022. The statement was made during Tesla’s second-quarter earnings call Monday, which highlights the firm’s struggle to ramp up production of its … Read more

The bestselling Anker Soundcore bluetooth speaker is now on sale on Amazon 

Need a soundtrack for your summer? The wildly popular super portable Anker Soundcore bluetooth speaker is now on sale for just £24 By Emily Scrivener For Mailonline Published: 10:49 EDT, 27 July 2021 | Updated: 10:56 EDT, 27 July 2021 Products featured in this Mail Best article are independently selected by our shopping writers. If … Read more

Tesla driver complains that the Autopilot system is mistaking the MOON for amber traffic lights

Tesla driver complains that his car’s Autopilot system is mistaking the MOON for amber traffic lights and slowing the vehicle down Jordan Nelson filmed during an evening drive in his Tesla car in North Carolina In the video, the moon can be seen low, bright and yellow in the night sky But the console shows … Read more

SpaceX awarded a $178M contract for NASA’s mission to Jupiter’s moon

Elon Musk’s aerospace firm SpaceX has been awarded a $178 million (£129 million) contract for NASA’s first mission to Europa, Jupiter’s fourth largest moon.  SpaceX will provide ‘launch services’ for the Europa Clipper mission, which is due to blast off in October 2024 to study Europa through a series of fly-bys, NASA said.  The spacecraft will … Read more

Treasure hunter finds gold coin worth $98,000 from the world’s most valuable shipwreck

Treasure hunter diving on the Nuestra de Atocha shipwreck site in Florida finds a gold coin worth $98K Rare gold coin from ‘world’s most valuable shipwreck’ has been found off the Florida Keys Zach Moore discovered the gold coin in 30 feet of water on July 16 It is the 121st coin found from the … Read more