1. Scientists at Nanyang Technological University have managed to make animals vanish into thin air.
“When swimming inside the cloak, the goldfish becomes invisible and does not block the scene of green plants behind the cloak”, researchers at the Singapore University explained. At the end of the clip, the effect can be seen working on a cat, too. How very Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland.
The device works by using panels of glass, which bends light around objects - making them invisible. The device currently only works from certain angles. However, there could be ‘important security, entertainment and surveillance applications’ for the cloak, according to team leader Baile Zhang.
- Thirty-one people are dead after two passenger trains derailed within minutes of each other on a flooded bridge in central India.
- Fox News has announced the 10 Republican candidates who will participate in the first debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential race on Thursday.
- Record-breaking freediver, Natalia Molchanova, is feared dead. She disappeared while diving off the coast of Spain on Sunday.