These tiny drones can lift 40 times their own weight

If you ask these tiny drones, “Do you even lift, bro?” you will get a resounding yes. Researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland and Stanford University have developed a line of small flying bots that can move objects that are 40 times their weight. The drones, called FlyCroTugs (short for “flying, […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: Ashley Roberts BREAKS DOWN in tears after Dirty Dancing lift

Ashley Roberts’ latest routine on Strictly Come Dancing featured the infamous lift from the hit movie which sees Baby lifted into the air. Ashley had revealed she feared she would be unable to complete the lift in the VT which ran before her performance. However, she had nothing to worry about as she performed the […]

Russia will ask UN to lift some North Korea sanctions – Deputy FM

Moscow will propose to the UN Security Council to reward North Korea with a gradual relaxing of sanctions if it takes the necessary steps towards denuclearization, Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said. “As North Korea takes steps on denuclearization, we believe that the UN Security Council has the authority and should address the issue of […]

Avengers: Is THIS why Vision could lift Thor’s hammer in Age of Ultron?

Only those who are worthy can lift Mjolnir, Thor’s hammer. Of course Captain America made it wobble a little in Marvel‘s Avengers: Age of Ultron, but there was someone else who managed to as well. Once Vision was born he managed to lift the Asgardian weapon, much to Thor’s annoyance. And now a popular new […]

South Africa's Two Traceys Help Lift Women Out of Poverty

When Lungile Sithole was 11, her mother killed herself. Four years later, her grandmother died, and Sithole says her “world came to an end.” Soon after, while still in high school, she moved in with her boyfriend, got pregnant and endured nine years of an emotionally abusive relationship. Shortly after Sithole left her boyfriend, things […]

China will lift part of its ‘Great Firewall’ to give foreigners access to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter on a tropical island dubbed ‘Hawaii of the East’

Facebook China’s Hainan island has released plans to give tourists access to Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter in parts of two cities. A partial lifting of the county’s “Great Firewall” is part of an attempt to make the southern island a free trade zone and tourist hub. It’s unclear whether locals would be able to access […]

Harry Kane gives England's World Cup campaign lift off in Russia with dramatic double

England had been pegged back to 1-1, missed a host of chances and denied two penalties before Kane snuck in with a late header to send the nation wild. Kane opened the scoring before a controversial penalty allowed Tunisia back into the match through Ferjani Sassi just before half time. And it was down to […]

Saudi Arabia arrested 10 activists who campaigned for women’s rights to drive just weeks before it plans to lift the ban on driving

AP Photo/Amr Nabil Authorities in Saudi Arabia detained several women’s rights activists who campaigned for women’s driving rights just weeks before the country is set to lift the ban on women driving. At least 10 women’s prominent rights activists have been arrested in the last week. Saudi Arabia is set to lift its driving restriction […]