Deliveries are taking a tip from sci-fi films - with postmen starting to use an electric unicycle to distribute post to customers. The modern eco-friendly AirWheel has a top speed of 12mph and an inbuilt stabiliser that allows riders to travel wherever pedestrians go – including sand and dirt tracks. Employees of whistl – formerly TNT Post – have begun to trial the gadget in London, Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham. The gadget – which has a range of 28 miles and recharges when it goes downhill – was met with astonished reactions from onlookers on Monday (September 15).
Belgian scientists claim success in blocking tumour metastasis
A research paper by Belgian scientists at the Université Catholique de Louvain claims to have found a way to inhibit the metastasis of carcinogenic tumours in mice, which as Joel Flynn reports, could potentially open a new avenue of treatment for breast and skin cancers.
US President Barack Obama made an appearance at a bar in Denver, Colorado, on Tuesday, July 8, en route from the airport to downtown. He met with locals at Wazee Supper Club, and the visit turned out to be a surreal experience. Not only did Obama shake hands with someone wearing a horse’s head, but he was also offered a hit of marijuana, now legal in the state. The president laughed when the cheeky local asked, “Want a hit, man”? Credit: YouTube/mrmanton1989