Scientists in Vienna have simulated the entire brain of a worm on a computer, so that the virtual worm behaves exactly like a real one.
Japanese scientists have filmed bombardier beetles being swallowed by toads, causing toxic explosions in their stomachs and being vomited out again alive.
The new Ecuadorean Olympic ski team is a single man who practices using roller skis on tarmac. Nigeria, Eritrea, Singapore and Malaysia also have new ski teams.
A New Hampshire woman who won $560 million on the lottery cannot collect it because the rules say she must waive her anonymity, which she refuses to do.
Half of New Orleans is below sea level due to human engineering projects. In the late 1800s, all of it was above sea level.
Some cosmologists are now leaning away from the Big Bang theory in favour of the Big Bounce, where the universe goes in and out like a breathing lung.