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.
- Illegal immigrants living in Britain will face abrupt eviction from rental properties under new laws designed to reduce the UK's appeal as a migrant destination.
- President Barack Obama will unveil climate change regulations at a White House event on Monday. The plan is considered to be "the strongest action ever taken" in the U.S. to combat climate change.
- Cilla Black, the legendary English singer and TV star, has died at her home in Spain, according to local police. She was 72 years old.