'There are no chemical leaks out of control': Texas police play down fears of ammonium air leak following fertilizer plant blast Toxic fumes from the blaze are 'under control' according to police chief Patrick Swanton Blast is thought to have been caused by the ignition of dangerous anhydrous ammonia at the plantIf gas is inhaled it can cause eye irritation and damage the lungs By Michael Zennie, Anna Edwards and Katie Davies PUBLISHED: 04:35 GMT, 18 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:44 GMT, 18 April 2013 Emergency workers have played down fears of a toxic air leak following the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. Initially reports suggested the farming community would be under a secondary danger of inhaling ammonia fumes which can cause respiratory problems
The picture that makes you feel as if you're on Mars: FOUR BILLION pixel interactive panorama gives you a 360-degree view as if you're standing next to the Curiosity rover Photographer Andrew Bodrov used 407 pictures from two Curiosity cameras to make the interactive image By Helen Lawson PUBLISHED: 20:32 GMT, 30 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:10 GMT, 31 March 2013 Ever wondered what it would be like to gaze across the surface of Mars Thanks to one photographer, you can – with only a click of the mouse. Andrew Bodrov spent two weeks creating the interactive image using 407 pictures from the narrow angle and medium angle cameras on the head of Nasa's Curiosity rover and a bit of digital retouching. '[The camera] is only two megapixels, which by today's standards is not huge,' he told Popular Science.
Millions hit by global internet slowdown after biggest cyber-attack in historySpamHaus group under attack from cyber-vandals in GenevaBut other unconnected sites across the world have been caught in attackNow, emails have slowed down as a result, expert claims PUBLISHED: 15:19 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:53 GMT, 27 March 2013 Internet traffic around the world has suffered a slowdown in the biggest ever cyber-attack of its kind.
Born to be different, the babies named Tinkerbell, Nemo, Storm and Buzz-Bee Disney characters' names are modern monikers given to babies in 2012Others are Buzz-Bee, Storm, River, Blade, Zico, Sailor, Wade and DieselBliss, Star, Pyper, Kizzie and Buttercup all recorded on birth certificates | UPDATED: 00:04 GMT, 27 December 2012 Tinkerbell and Nemo have long been family favourites as characters on the screen. But it seems they are now becoming family members – as parents choose them as names for their children. The Disney characters’ names – from Finding Nemo and Peter Pan – are some of the less traditional monikers given to babies born in 2012.
The Royal effect: Harry tops list of 2012's most popular boys' baby names (while mother-to-be Catherine rises 21 places) | UPDATED: 19:38 GMT, 11 December 2012 Having sparked such controversy with his naked antics in a Las Vegas hotel, you might think Prince Harry had fallen out of favour. But not among parents, it seems. For Harry has climbed two places to top the list of 2012's most popular boys' names, new figures show