Using videogame controllers, an Android phone and custom-built wings, a Dutch engineer named Jarno Smeets has achieved birdlike flight.
Barack Obama’s autopen does not sleep.
In 1783, Louis-Sbastian Lenormand climbed to the top of an observatory tower in Montpellier, France, leaned over the edge, and jumped. An astonished crowd watched as he fell to the ground with the aid of a new contraption called the parachute and landed unhurt.
Mike Radlauer stumbled across the Nespresso machine during a demonstration in a gourmet shop in SoHo in New York City.
The Colorado couple accused of carrying out a bizarre hoax involving their son and a huge balloon is “not running from the law” and deserves the presumption of innocence, their attorney said Monday. “The sheriff having a press conference saying that they’re guilty does not make them so,” David Lane told CNN’s “American Morning.” Authorities say the event — in which the tearful couple claimed their 6-year-old may have been trapped in the flying-saucer-like contraption floating through the air — was staged
A Chinese ship with 146 people aboard was hijacked Monday in the Indian Ocean, the European Union Naval Force said.