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Could dangerous toothpick crossbow craze be new fidget spinner?

Parents in China are calling for the latest toy craze - miniature crossbows that shoot toothpicks - to be banned. They are concerned that the 'toothpick crossbows' could cause injuries and even blind children.The new toys are available online and in shops and sell for...

Hungry hackers stole $3k worth of snacks from CIA vending machines over several months

The CIA has admitted it was penetrated by an insider network - of hi-tech snack thieves. A newly declassified report reveals that hackers managed to steal more than $3,300 of chocolate bars, crisps and other snacks from CIA vending machines in 2013.CIA vending machines work...

Killer whales ‘chasing’ Alaskan fishermen to steal catch

Alaskan fisherman say they are being "chased out" of the Bering Sea by pods of killer whales which are stripping their lines of fish. In a number of cases fishing captains have reported losing tens of thousands of pounds of halibut and black cod after...

Glastonbury attendees’ wee to power festival displays

The lavatory facilities at festivals can often be feared as pits of despair, but a team of scientists are set to turn Glastonbury goers' wee into energy. Display boards at this year's Glastonbury festival are going to powered by urine, provided via a 40-person urinal...

118-year-old painting by Brit explorer Dr Edward Wilson discovered in Antarctica

A lost 118-year-old painting by one of Britain's most famous explorers has been discovered in Antarctica. Scientists stumbled on the delicate watercolour of a bird in a hut on Cape Adare, a peninsula on the continent's far east side.The almost perfectly-preserved artwork was painted by...

Isle Of Wight Festival To Be Screened On Sky Arts In Ultra HD

This year's Isle of Wight Festival will be shown on Sky Arts – and it will be the first time a major festival has been broadcast in Ultra HD. Coverage of the event, which has headline acts including David Guetta, Rod Stewart, Run DMC and...

Land Rover sinks in sand at New Jersey beach ‘as driver tries to take photos’

A man who was reportedly attempting to take photographs of his Land Rover by the sea got into trouble when the car started to sink into the sand. Police and a tow company were called to Island Beach State Park in New Jersey on Tuesday.The...

Tree-climbing, seed-spitting goats aid farming in Morocco

It's tough for trees to thrive in the semi-desert Sous valley region of southern Morocco, but scientists have found that some might be getting a helping hand from an unlikely source. While the local goats have been considered something of a menace because of...

VIDEO: Is This Ed Sheeran’s Youngest Isle Of Wight Fan?

Could this be the Isle of Wight's - maybe even the UK's - youngest Ed Sheeran fan? Scroll down for video Young Isla Gregory, who has just turned two years old, loves to sing - and make up her own version of songs. Her proud mum, Cara,...

WATCH: James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke With Harry Styles

WATCH: Harry Styles is the latest celebrity to star in Carpool Karaoke with James Corden. Sporting a new haircut, the former One Direction singer joins James Corden as part of his American show - The Late Late Show. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvLLx0cpJVI