Is it a mirage? No, it’s Abu Dhabi’s latest attraction – a water world theme park in the middle of the desert

Is it a mirage No, it”s Abu Dhabi”s latest attraction – a water world theme park in the middle of the desert .They already have a Ferrari-themed adventure park and host the annual Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix.

Mind the gap! Interactive tube map reveals how life expectancy varies widely depending on which station you live near

Mind the gap! Interactive tube map reveals how life expectancy varies widely depending on your local station Life expectancy varies from 75.3 years near Star Lane station to 96.38 at Oxford Circus | UPDATED: 16:48 GMT, 20 July 2012 An interactive map that plots life expectancy and child poverty by London Underground station has revealed the stark inequalities that exist in the UK's capital city.

Computer game that teaches circus tricks could be fun, cheap way for stroke patients to regain independence

Computer game that teaches circus tricks could be fun, cheap way for stroke patients to regain independence | UPDATED: 16:14 GMT, 17 May 2012 Enlarge Danny Mann, from Dudley, Northumberland, tests Circus Challenge as an innovative way of overcoming a stroke A computer game based on circus tricks could prove a fun and inexpensive way for stroke patients to regain their independence, researchers believe.

Computer game tackles depression in teenagers using fantasy game

Computer game tackles depression in teenagers using fantasy game | UPDATED: 06:36 GMT, 20 April 2012 Playing a 3D computer game could be just as effective at treating young people with depression as face-to-face counselling, new research has suggested.

Forget going for a walk: Why the Wii workout is best exercise for over-50s

Forget going for a walk: Why the Wii workout ‘is best exercise for over-50s’ Computer exercise work-out games give the over 50s a healthier brain as well as body, a new study has found. The 'exergames', such as Wii fit, combining exercise with virtual reality environments and interactive videogame feature, provide more cognitive benefits for the older user than exercise alone, it is said. The exergames helped to protect the player from cognitive decline, the researchers from Union College, New York, claim.