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Festival brings sunshine to scandal-hit sumo wrestling

Laughter, sunshine and optimism were the order of the day at the ceremonial Spring Festival sumo wrestling tournament held at a controversial war shrine...

Edible cup made from seaweed to cut plastic waste

In an attempt to reduce the country's plastic waste, an Indonesian startup is making edible ice cream cones made from seaweed. According to a...

Hong Kong’s skyline farms harvest more happiness than food

With its skinny office blocks and tall apartment towers Hong Kong might seem like an unlikely place for farming. But now thanks to its...

First polar bear born in UK for 25 years at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park

Visitors to a zoo in Scotland stand a chance of being able to see the first polar bear cub to be born in the...

‘Iron Man’ tests new jet suit on Europe’s fastest zipline

The real life Ironman is testing his jet suit in a high-speed run along a mile-long zip line in the UK. Daredevil pilot Richard...

“Pandas” will be released next month

“Pandas” is a 2018 documentary film directed by David Douglas and Drew Fellman. At Chengdu Panda Base in China, scientists are dedicated to protecting...

Doctors hunt for hidden cancers with glowing dyes

Researchers in the US are testing fluorescent dyes that make cancerous cells show up during surgery. One specialist says the dye is the equivalent...

Snowflake hunters search for clues to our atmosphere

Capturing snowflakes isn't as easy as sticking out your tongue. At least not when you're trying to capture them for scientific study, which involves...

Critically endangered gorilla and its newborn captured on film

Wildlife Conservation Society shared a rare video of a western lowland gorilla and its infant in their natural habitat in Congo. Conservationists captured the...

Coral moved and replanted to boost tourism

Coral is being moved hundreds of kilometres and replanted at new dive sites, in an attempt to boost tourism in Aqaba, Jordan. The new...