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Self-taught rocket scientist ‘Mad’ Mike Hughes announces launch over California ghost town

'Mad' Mike Hughes, who says he doesn't believe in science, has spent years - and $20,000 - building his own rocket in his garage. A...

One-month-old panda cub doing well at French zoo (Video)

Officials at a French zoo say a baby panda born last month can now drink without a feeding bottle and weighs more than one...

Blacksmiths compete at Stia biennial

Blacksmiths from around the world are facing off at a fiery metal work contest in Stia, Italy. But it's not all competition the artists...

Mermaids make a splash with new world record

The English south coast town of Bexhill-on-sea has been taken over by mermaids. Hundreds of mermaids and mermen came ashore at the weekend to...

Meet the stray dogs using technology to keep the streets safe

Stray dogs could soon become guardians of our streets thanks to new technology. ‘Smart vests’ developed in Thailand are aiming to help stray dogs...

Baby monkey born at Bronx Zoo (Video)

One of New York City's latest residents is young, physically fit and wildly popular. The Angolan colobus monkey born this August at the Wildlife...

Hong Kong’s distinctive neon signs are being snuffed out

The future of Hong Kong's famed neon skyline could be under threat. Changing tastes, new technology and tighter regulations mean the giant signs are...

International mariachi festival underway in Mexico

For the past 24 years, the International Mariachi Festival has been the reference for mariachis all over the world. It takes place in the...

Millenials demand organic and gluten free pet food

Describing a meal as "dog food" used to be a culinary insult but all that might be about to change. There's a growing trend...

Health professionals turn to arts to treat patients

Health professionals in Australia are increasingly turning to the arts to help people with conditions like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Gallery programmes, choirs and dance...