Geologist suggests extracting precious metals from human waste would keep harmful substances out of the ground – and recover valuable objects
Alan Bailes, who was fired by FirstGroup in Bristol after the false result, wins substantial compensation from employment tribunal
A new e-reader allows users to replace offensive words with more palatable alternatives, with settings ranging from ‘clean’ to ‘squeaky clean’
Wiltshire monument may have been equivalent of ‘an ancient Mecca on stilts’ according to an idea put forward by former museum director Julian Spalding
The singer – and parent to two children born through IVF – reacts to Domenico Dolce’s remarks about ‘synthetic children’ and ‘wombs for rent’
Trafalgar Square gallery joins Museum of Modern Art and Guggenheim in banning gadgets, while British Museum considers similar move
Risqué image from S&M drama about a sexually submissive office worker was used to advertise a vacancy
The name is dying out, and not even Garys Cooper or Lineker seem capable of saving it. Why do parents hate it now, and what can we do about it?
Three-year-old Irish setter, known as Jagger, died after returning home to Belgium after show at NEC in Birmingham
Ten years ago, Anna Lyndsey developed an extreme photosensitivity. At first, her skin would burn whenever she sat in front of a computer screen; soon, she was unable to leave a specially blacked-out room
The Punkt phone, launched at the London design festival, lets you call and text. It also has nice buttons and is easy to hold. And that’s about it. Would you pay £229 for it?
Popularity of pugs and bulldogs leads experts to warn owners of breathing difficulties, skin problems and other disorders faced by the breeds
If it consists of six lowercase characters, then your password could be cracked by a computer in less than 10 minutes. Time to change it, we think.
Many of us used to think of it as rare if the smallest pieces of our lives – the very smallest – were in harmony with the largest.
We loved this airport photo! Then we found out it wasn't real. Too bad. Still makes for a very cool image.
Having only one child is something many people frown upon, but the reasons for this are unscientific and unfounded.
OK, so we're not sorry we're his neighbours. But we very much like what he's doing with his land in Marin County, now that his neighbours have pissed him off.
Do you say 'expresso' or 'nucular'? Have you ever been confident about how you say bruschetta? Don't worry about it – arguments over pronunciation are mostly proxies for snobbery and class one-upmanship
The singer Pink has said she found it cute when her three-year-old blurted out the F-word. But how do other parents cope with their potty-mouthed offspring? (Warning: contains swearing)
They knew how to be hardcore ....