animals
Man Disqualified From Wildlife Photo Contest for Using a Stuffed Animal

The winner of a wildlife-themed photographic competition run by the Natural History Museum has been retrospectively kicked out, after concerned rival photographers spotted an alarming similarity between the anteater star of the victorious photo and a stuffed animal that welcomes guests in a park's visitor centre. Read More >>

education
Teachers Cheat by Whispering Answers to Lift Pupil Results

The stress of getting decent exam results doesn't only encourage students to cheat — their teachers are doing it too. Read More >>

design
Brilliant iPhone Case Makes It Way Easier to Catch Pokémon

If you’re struggling to build your Pokémon posse because your Pokeballs are curving all over the place, Jon Cleaver has created a simple but brilliant iPhone case that serves as a guide for your finger to keep launches dead-straight, and vastly improve your monster capturing skills in Pokémon Go. Read More >>

sport
What Next for Sport After Cycling’s Technology Doping Shame?

This weekend the group that monitors and operates much of the pro cycling world confirmed it had uncovered the first definite case of "technological fraud," with a rider in a cyclocross event found guilty of having an actual motor inside one of her bikes. Quotes from the rider's dad claim innocence, and that a bike exactly like his daughter's -- but with a motor in the crank -- was entirely innocently brought along to the event to be used as a spare. Read More >>

gaming
Fallout 4’s Secret Room Gives You All the Things

Fancy ruining the game you've spent loads of money on and have been looking forward to for ages? Great! Here's how. Read More >>

wtf
How an Engineer Earned 1.25 Million Air Miles By Buying Chocolate Desserts

Air Miles are one of the greatest inventions ever: they can be used to score free flights, hotel stays and if you’re really lucky, the scorn and hatred of everyone you come in contact with who has to pay full price when they travel. The king of all virtually free travelers is one David Phillips, a civil engineer who teaches at the University of California, Davis. Read More >>