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The Earth From Space To A Plant Cell – An Amazing Gallery Of Life

ENJOY this gallery of Earth. It’s a dot in space. And then you zoom in. And in. The details are all. And finally you see the

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Posted: 19th, August 2010 | In: Key Posts, Technology | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Two Men ‘Killed’ By Exploding Nokia Mobile Phone

TO Rajasthan, India, where an exploding mobile phone has killed 23-year-old farmer Gopal Gujjar. He died from injuries sustained to his

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Posted: 18th, August 2010 | In: Technology | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In Pictures: The Qatar Supercars Of London In First Gear

LONDON is throbbing to the oil-rich Al-Thani royal family;s supercars. Outside the Dorchester Hotel you can see a Pagani Zonda, a Bugatti EB Veyron and a McLaren Mercedes SLR. There is also a huge salmon pink Rolls Royce, and another

Posted: 10th, August 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


STAR WARS I-PAD BRIEFING: Video Guide

THE Star War iPad Brief is unbelievable way better than a laptop.

Star Wars plus iPad it’s an internet hit readymade.

It’s best to watch it on the iPad way better

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Posted: 10th, August 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ciaran Finn-Lynch’s Stem Cell Windpipe Is Science At Its Best

CIARAN Finn-Lynch has had his windpipe rebuilt using his own stem cells. This is our uplifting story of the day. Science is not all guesswork on global warming. Science matters.

The North Irish boy was taken to London’s Great Ormond

Posted: 6th, August 2010 | In: Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


For Sale: Diana Dors’ 1949 Delahaye Type 175 S Roadster (Pictures)

FOR Sale: The 1949 Delahaye Type 175 S Roadster bought by Sir John Gaul of Monte Carlo for Miss Diana Dors.

Price : $4,000,000-$6,000,000 US

Spec: 165 bhp, 4,455 cc naturally aspirated overhead valve inline six cylinder engine, four-speed electro-mechanically

Posted: 3rd, August 2010 | In: Technology | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Shame Of Owning A Gold Ferrari

THE shame of having to travel by car when all your mates have trains.

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Posted: 26th, July 2010 | In: Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Women On the Web And Other Vindictive Vigilantes

ZOE Willaims tells Guardian readers what women look for on the intenet. Clue: it;s not porn, banking, sport, Zoe Williams or laughs:

Contrary to popular presentation, Mumsnet is not the only site women visit. There are acres of girly chat.

Posted: 17th, July 2010 | In: Technology | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Is Miscrosoft’s Virtual Boy Milo The Ultimate Paedophile Training Tool?

MILO, the Microsoft boy, is the answer to wannabe paedophiles’ dreams. Now the perverts can practice being a paedophile without having to go to the expense of a puppy of a trail of Smarties.

Milo has been devised for

Posted: 14th, July 2010 | In: Technology | Comments (22) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


If It’s Not An iPhone Why Would I Want It A Video

IF it’s not an iPhone why would I want it?

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Posted: 11th, July 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Range Rover Hires Victoria Beckham To Design – Range Rover Designer Dies: Evoque Pictures

THE new Creative Design Executive for Range Rover is…Victoria Beckham. Vicky was there to celebrate the Range Rover brand’s 40th birthday and stand in front of the Evoque mo-del a global car “.

Says Vicky, designer without

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Posted: 2nd, July 2010 | In: Technology | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Bionic Vet Gives Oscar The Cat Artifical Feet: Pictures

OSCAR the cat wears a new pair of prosthetic feet. Oscar was given a pair of new artificial feet in a single surgical procedure by the Surrey-based neuro-orthopaedic surgeon Noel Fitzpatrick. The work of

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Posted: 25th, June 2010 | In: Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Ben Paton Beats Alex Lee To Buy First Apple iPhone 4: Apple iPhone 5 Coming Soon

THE iPhone 4 went on sale at apple’s shop in central London. Like a poser magnet for the socially needy, the device attracted gadget fans in droves. Alex Lee, of Dubai, was first in line after having queued for 32

Posted: 24th, June 2010 | In: Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Southwark Tube Station Gets Countdown Technology

OUTSIDE Southwark Tube Station, the pedestrian crossing is blessed with “countdown technology”. The number tells walker how long they have to cross the road before the lights turn green and all hell is unleashed. Says one

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Posted: 21st, June 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Greatest Self-Timer Photograph Ever

EAT your heart out Adrianne Curry , Tila Tequila, Kim Kardashian, Coco and all other Twitter self-pic promoters. Presenting the greatest self-timer picture ever. You point the camera. You click the self-timer. You get into position. And the technology

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Posted: 21st, June 2010 | In: Key Posts, Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


World Cup: England Fans Miss The Goal As ITV HD Goes Down

FOR those of you watching the World Cup on ITV in swanky HD, Steven Gerrard scored a goal. He scored while you were watching an advert. He scored in black and white. He scored on the radio. He scored

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Posted: 12th, June 2010 | In: Key Posts, Technology | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Is The Riversimple Hydrogen Car Britain’s Tata Tano?

THE Riversimple hydrogen fuel cell car is on its way to Leicester. Can it be the UK’s own Tata Tano ? Inventor Hugo Spowers motored the prototype at De Montfort Hall in Leicester. In 2010, Riversimple will site and operate

Posted: 10th, June 2010 | In: Technology | Comments (13) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Environmentalist Michelle Branch Launches 4×4 Mini Countryman

WITH Michelle Branch to the launch of the Mini Countryman, a new 4×4 MINI. What better place for the Mini Countryman’s unveiling than Mudchute City Farm in east London. Yes, the launch of car attended by Michelle

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Posted: 9th, June 2010 | In: Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


First UK eBay Seller Prosecuted For Online Auction Fixing

PAUL Barrett, 39, from Stanley, is the first eBay seller in the UK to be prosecuted for online auction fixing he bid against himself to inflate the price on his own items.

Skipton Magistrates’ Court heard that Barrett, who

Posted: 7th, June 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


iPad Triggers Surge In Newspaper Sales In Japan: Want To Know Why?

THE iPad is the new way to spot a tosser on the Tube. Or is it?

In Japan, you can’t see the iPad because the shame-faced punters and posers are wrapping the things (chip wrappers geddit?!) around their iPads

Posted: 3rd, June 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Daily Express Readers Invited To Give Facebook Thumbs Up To Derrick Bird Massacre

DERRICK Bird : How much does the media and Facebook like Derrick Bird?

Well, he has allowed the media to be full of facts. How many are dead? 12 ! 13 ! Any more? Come on. Any more?

Posted: 3rd, June 2010 | In: Technology | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Before iPad And Apple A Pictorial History Of Computers

BEFORE the iPad and apple made computing into a thing for posers and the superficial, the machines were going to save the world. They would feed penguins. They would mow the lawn. They would launch rockets and play chess. Remember

Posted: 31st, May 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Spot The IT Consultant: Horrified IT Expert Mistaken For Real Estate Agent

CAN you spot the IT Consultant amid a sea of estate agents at Dean’s Property, your first choice for property in Sydney’s fringe? Where’s Paul? It’s gonna

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Posted: 30th, May 2010 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Jake Lee Buys The First apple iPad In The UK And Everyone Loves Him

JAKE LEE becomes the first person in the UK to buy an Apple iPad. Jake, 17, from Theydon Bois, Essex, was spotted leaving the Apple Store in Regent Street, central London, after buying the new Apple iPad.

Jake looks delighted

Posted: 28th, May 2010 | In: Technology | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Win A New iPad And Get A Free Mobile Apple Idiot App.

THE Apple iPad is on sale, and anyone keen to look like an utter twat is lining up outside the Apple store in London’s Regent Street. The iPad is not just a massive phone, a big baby activity centre for

Posted: 28th, May 2010 | In: Technology | Comments (19) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0