A tree planted in memory of the late George Harrison is being replanted because beetles are slowly destroying it.
This year's Ig Nobel Prizes, awarded "for achievements that first make people LAUGH then make them THINK," were announced last night. The chemistry prize went to a Japanese team that developed the world's first "wasabi alarm," while the peace prize went to the mayor of Vilnius, Lithuania "for demonstrating that the…
This gown worn by famous actress Ellen Terry for her 1888 portrayal of Lady Macbeth was covered in all-natural sequins: 1000 jewel beetle wings. (Don't worry, the insects shed them.) Recently restored at a cost of £50,000 and 1,300 painstaking hours, the gown is now on display at Smallhythe Place, Kent.