Hear This: Class Pay Gap in Britain Shows Snobbery Persists

LONDON — For a relatively small country, Britain is blessed with a multitude of regional and even neighborhood accents. While all these varied pronunciations add flavor to the language, they also have their pitfalls: Whenever British people speak, their fellow citizens immediately hear the unmistakable twang of class.

Edible drone could deliver immediate food relief to disaster zones (VIDEO)

The Pouncer drone is made of an edible, starch-based thermoplastic. Its creator says just one aircraft could deliver enough food to feed 80 people for a day. The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), which has a three meter wingspan and compartments filled with food, water and medical supplies, can be launched from a military aircraft or from ground sites in the first hours of a disaster.