Scientists discover a ‘semi-infinite’ supply of rare precious metals on a remote island off the coast of Japan

An isolated island off the coast of Japan could be home to an almost infinite supply of rare metals . The island, known as Minami-Tori-shima or Marcus Island, lies 2,000km off the mainland, and has been studied by researchers from Yutaro University. A study in 2013 suggested that there was…

NASA will launch TESS satellite in search of exoplanets tonight – here’s how to make sure you don’t miss it

Tonight, NASA will launch a new satellite into orbit on a mission to detect planets outside of our solar system. The satellite, called the Transitioning Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral at 18:32 EDT (23:32 BST) tonight. Mirror.co.uk will be streaming…

90,000-year-old human finger bone found in Saudi Arabia could rewrite the history of our species

A finger bone fragment discovered in Saudi Arabia’s Nefud Desert could rewrite the history of our species. The fragment dates back around 90,000 years, and is the oldest directly dated Homo sapiens fossil outside of Africa. The finding, which was made by researchers from the University of Oxford, indicates that…

Hackers can hijack your Facebook or Twitter account and sell it online for as little as £1

Hackers can hijack your Facebook or Twitter account and sell it online for as little as £1, a shocking investigation by the Sunday Telegraph has revealed. Accounts that tend to be hijacked either haven’t been active for a while, or have been taken as part of a large data breach.…

Hundreds of women sign petitions to BAN Fortnite, amid claims the game is ‘brainwashing’ their boyfriends

It’s one of the most popular games at the moment, with an estimated 3.4 million players around the world. But it seems that not everyone is impressed with Fortnite – particularly those whose partners are obsessed with the game. Several frustrated women have started petitions on change.org, calling for Fortnite…

Pornhub is giving FREE Premium access to people in towns with rude names – including Dildo, Rectum and Pussy

From Rectum in the Netherlands to Dildo in Newfoundland, a number of towns around the world are tourist hot-spots thanks to their rude names. Now, to make up for years of humiliation, Pornhub is offering people living in select towns with sexually-suggestive names free lifetime memberships to its HD, On-Demand…

China’s out-of-control space station will crash back to Earth THIS WEEKEND – here’s where it’s expected to land

China’s out-of-control space station will crash back down to Earth this weekend, experts have warned. The European Space Agency’s Space Debris Office in Darmstadt, Germany, claims that debris from Tiangong-1 will splash down between March 30 and April 2, although it said these dates were ‘highly variable.’ In terms of…

People shocked to discover that Facebook logs their text messages and calls

Thousands of people are deleting their Facebook accounts after the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal – and in the process have discovered the shock personal information the site has on them. After downloading a copy of the data Facebook has on them, people have discovered logs of incoming and outgoing calls,…

One in 10 people has traces of cocaine or HEROIN on their fingers, shocking study reveals

Drugs are now so prevalent that 13 per cent of us have traces of cocaine or heroin on our fingers despite never using them, a shocking new study has revealed. The study, by researchers from the University of Surrey, aimed to come up with a definitive way to prove whether…