Mega Heatwaves

Pimms anyone? Ice cream? BBQ? A cool, pub-garden pint? I hope you’re enjoying the sunshine, but cross your fingers that this isn’t the start of another season of death.  Because according to a study in this week’s Science journal, the European summer of 2010 was the most ferocious on record, and this could be the […]

Top 5 Unseen Weapons

5. The ultrasound gun The sonic devastator Imagine the sound of fingernails scraping down a blackboard, then amplify it to 130 decibels (which is equivalent to a jet plane taking off) and you begin to understand how the Sonic Devastator got its name. Designed for riot control, the hand-held gun’s design restricts its beam to […]