Democratic Republic of the Congo
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The Congo’s solution for tackling traffic – robots!
As everyone knows, robots are soon going to rise up and take over the planet. It’s inevitable. So it’s difficult to know how concerned we should be about DR Congo’s new traffic robots – supposedly they’re “intelligent”, so that’s a worry, but on the other hand they look like they’ve been made out of cereal boxes and toilet roll tubes.
6 undiscovered creatures from around the world
Every year, around the world, more and more strange beings are found for the first time. Usually these discoveries are simply different species of insect but sometimes, just sometimes, scientists find a new type of rat.
Strange currencies from around the world
Foreign money’s a funny thing. I’ve recently returned from Iceland, where I had to hand over hundreds and hundreds of krona just for a small bottle of orange Fanta. On the plus side, however, I was for the first time in my life able to claim I had “several grand” in my wallet… My experience with the Icelandic krona inspired me to research other, far more unusual currencies, so here are some of my favourite finds.