Trapped children send ‘WhatsApp’ messages to guide rescue
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Trapped children send ‘WhatsApp’ messages to guide rescue

YOUNG girls believed to be trapped under rubble following the Mexico earthquake have reportedly sent WhatsApp messages to their families as the dead bodies of children continue to…

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The rescue gesture used to save lives
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The rescue gesture used to save lives

AMONG the eerie calm, witnesses reported hearing cries from among the rubble. “Can you hear us?” The bodies of 21 children and four adults have already been pulled…

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Company admits feature isn’t working
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Company admits feature isn’t working

IT’S JUST one day until Apple’s newest smartwatch goes on sale, and there’s a problem — just the small fact it doesn’t actually work like advertised. In an…

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Supervolcano ’becoming more dangerous’
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Supervolcano ’becoming more dangerous’

VESUVIOUS is a volcano steeped in history. The ash-covered towns of Pompei and Herculaneum have taught us a considerable amount about Europe’s past. But now, the volcanic network…

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Screen recording feature on iOS 11 has Snapchat users concerned
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Screen recording feature on iOS 11 has Snapchat users concerned

YOU’D be forgiven for feeling rather nervous after snapping a naked image of yourself and sending it to someone else. Snapchat offers you a degree of protection from…

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Beelzebufo (Devil-Toad) study reveals its powerful bite
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Beelzebufo (Devil-Toad) study reveals its powerful bite

FORGET the croak. This frog was all about the crunch. Researchers from the University of Adelaide are part of an international team that has been looking into a…

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How Not to Land an Orbital Rocket Booster
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How Not to Land an Orbital Rocket Booster

Vanuatu’s Erromango island struck by strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake
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Vanuatu’s Erromango island struck by strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake

A STRONG 6.4-magnitude earthquake has struck Vanuatu’s Erromango island in the Pacific Ocean, the US Geological Survey says. It says the quake struck the centre of the island,…

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‘Pinhole eye’ could be catastrophic, meteorologists warn
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‘Pinhole eye’ could be catastrophic, meteorologists warn

THE latest Category 5 storm to batter the Caribbean has developed a rare and terrifying feature that makes it even more powerful. Meteorologists say Hurricane Maria has a…

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Storm hits Puerto Rico as death toll rises
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Storm hits Puerto Rico as death toll rises

HURRICANE Maria slammed into Puerto Rico as a “potentially catastrophic” Category 4 storm that was set to become the most powerful to strike the US territory in almost…

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