Japan News

The Japanese are drinking less sake and tuna fish are getting acupuncture to make them taste better.

Dirty Movies

Tape mould could be growing on your prized family videos. So what can you do about it?

Sun Spots

How to get energy out of hot asphalt pavements and car parking spaces.

Bits and Bytes

Peter Griffin on Google's new operating system, new iPhone pricing, and the launch of the latest on-line game, SPORE.

Going For Gold

Why Olympic gold medals in Beijing are worth three times what they were in Athens.


The drawing toy invented by a French mechanic that's been called the world's first laptop.