Who is the most fascinating person on this planet? No, it isn't a politician, nor is it the Pope, David Beckham, or Angelina Jolie.
Our celebrity culture rarely goes long unbemoaned: earlier this summer, Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring prompted another round of handwringing.
Anne Hathaway is aiming to reunite with Christopher Nolan on the British director's forthcoming science-fiction film, Interstellar.
Tonight, an asteroid is going to come alarmingly close to us. Should we be worried?
Northampton is an island unto itself – a place cut off from the history and culture of the world, which only cares about its own backyard.
"OMG, that's a bullshit question. Eat one, you doofus." One as-yet-to-be-determined day in the future, computers will talk back to us in this manner. But, thankfully, it would appear that Computers with Attitude are not yet on the near-horizon.
Sir Patrick Moore, who has died aged 89, had the air of a crusty, uncompromising bachelor and slightly dotty boffin who could have walked straight out of a Victorian or Edwardian novel.
The remains of the former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat are to be exhumed to examine whether he was poisoned.
Standing at the edge of space above the deserts of New Mexico, Felix Baumgartner paused slightly.