Brazil’s Oldest Mammal Named In Honor Of David Bowie’s Glamorous Alter Ego

Meet the Brasilestes stardusti – Brazil’s oldest known mammal. Researchers have named the mysterious (and now extinct) beast after Bowie’s space-hopping alter-ego, Ziggy Stardust, and describe their new find in a paper published in the peer-reviewed journal Royal Society Open Science.  Not much is known about the Brasilestes. All we have left of the…

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Kim Wilde on aliens and her pop comeback

Image caption The star’s hits include Kids In America, You Came and Cambodia It’s hard to imagine Kim Wilde on the front line of a cultural war but, back in 1981, that’s exactly where she found herself. The irresistible success of Kids In America, Chequered Love and Cambodia threw the…

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