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China’s Intranet Internet Bans CNN And Digg

CHINA Telecom loosk to be blocking “unhealthy” content, popping up a green damn to stop the viewers seeing things like CNN and Digg. The message claims to be from mommy and

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Posted: 2nd, July 2009 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Child Porn Hidden Amid Swiss Hip-Hop

swiss-hip-hop CHILD Pornography and Swiss hip-hop. In the big list of all the world’s evils, these are two

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Posted: 30th, June 2009 | In: Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Aston Martin Cygnet

aston-martin-cygnet IN the Anorak Forums , Yampster looks at the Aston Martin Cygnet , and weeps:

We’ve put up with a lot in this country since the war. We’ve seen the loss of the Empire, we’ve seen Sterling drop from

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Posted: 30th, June 2009 | In: Technology | Comments (5) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Habitat Opens New Store In Iran By Twitter

habitat HABITAT is like Ikea in wood. And the furniture store is on Twitter . But if any companies are looking to use social networks to reach their customers and attract new ones, this is pretty much a masterclass in how

Posted: 22nd, June 2009 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Japan Satellite Transmits Pictures As Crashes Into Moon

THE Japan Aerospace and Exploration Agency releases high-definition video from the Kaguya moon probe as it about to crash.

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Posted: 22nd, June 2009 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Girl Electrocuted Using Twitter

toaster-twitter Girl electrocuted using Twitter:

TWITTER is the greatest tool in the history of mankind ever. Iran will be saved by Twitter. Problem is that Twitter is one up

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Posted: 19th, June 2009 | In: Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Iranians Rely On Israeli Technology To Reach The Internet

IN Iran, what Andrew Sullivan calls facists and Old Mr Anorak calls humanity or communists or any other ists and isms that seek to control, the Israelis are speaheading the drive to freedom:

Fring , an Israeli social network toll,

Posted: 18th, June 2009 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


London University to offer a degree in Twitter. Essays just 140 charactars long!

twitter-image Everyone in Iran uses it, BBC radio presenters bang on about it incessantly and mega celebs use it to throw crumbs to their adoring fans. Yep there seems no stopping the rise of Twitter.

Well soon you’ll be able to

Posted: 18th, June 2009 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


UK Government Moves To Tax Internet Use

taxfree_internet THE Internet is fantastic. You’re looking at it. The Government wants to control it. To own it. Now see if you can link these two stories.

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Posted: 17th, June 2009 | In: Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


How To Make A Russian Jet From Cigarettes

russian-jet3 IN Anorak’s masterclass today, readers learn how to make a Russian Jet fighter from a cigarette box.

Old Mr Anorak once dispatched me to Cuba, approaching from Cancun. The plane was Russian. The seat fell backwards and remained supine throughout

Posted: 14th, June 2009 | In: Photojournalism, Technology | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


A Sexy Advert For The Sexiest Chair In The World

THE Divided Salli saddle chair seat is the sexiest, greatest chairiest chair ever, in the history of the

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Posted: 13th, June 2009 | In: Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Scientists Build Inflatable Tower That Reaches Edge Of Space

inflatable-rocket IN New Scientist , news of an inflatable tower that could carry people to the edge of space without the need for a rocket”.

It’s

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Posted: 9th, June 2009 | In: Technology | Comments (3) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


South Korean Babies Trained To Attack The North With Robot Cars

bomo-baby WHEN North Korea attacks, South Koreans will strap their children to the Bomo the world first Robot Baby Carriage

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Posted: 4th, June 2009 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Pedistate To Sedate Young People

pedisedate CANCEL the Phenogran, the all-lettuce diet, the wee snort of Malibu and the priest’s lesson

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Posted: 21st, May 2009 | In: Technology | Comments (4) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


New .tel Means The End Of Phone Numbers

DOT TEl .tel will not make you more popular, your p1enis bigger (you too, girls), your Viagra more potent and enable you to construct Twitter messages in 140 characters exactly and instantly. .tel will, however, save you having

Posted: 13th, May 2009 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Prince Charles Shuns Japanese Toilet Pillow

toilet-seat1 IN Japan, more than two shakes is the first steps in a record breaking w*nk . So there’s the

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Posted: 13th, May 2009 | In: Photojournalism, Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The Top 10 Best Hubble Space Images

IF the astronauts onboard The Atlantis achieve their aim of upgrading the Hubble Space Telescope, it will extend humanity’s vision yet farther out in space and back in time to an era when the

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Posted: 12th, May 2009 | In: Photojournalism, Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


In China Mobile Phones Are Disguised As Cigarette Packets

china-smoke-mobile IN China mobile phones are disguised as cigarette packets -to avoid embarrassment, and a fine.

This is China, where Gongan county responds to concerns about a fall in

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Posted: 10th, May 2009 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


The 10 Most Bizarre Things About Kindle

kindle ALL hail the Amazon Kindle, the electronic reader that will to do for newspapers and books what the iPod did for music. The Kindle is the device that pronounces “Barack Obama” as “black Alabama”.

Conspiracy theorists will just love the

Posted: 8th, May 2009 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


iSnort: iPod Cocaine Application

YOU can get an iPhone Application for anything. So says the advert. So Anorak put it to the test. And we bring you the iSnort  Cocaine app.

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Posted: 1st, May 2009 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Wolfram Alpha Is Bigger Than Google

WOLFRAM Alpha is the creation of British-born physicist Dr Stephen Wolfram.

Says he of his technology at a

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Posted: 30th, April 2009 | In: Technology | Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Shake A Baby To Death With iPhone Nanny Training

inflatable-baby-punch-bag YOU can do anything on your Apple iPhone. You can join a social network and pretend to have friends; call your therapist; and play loadsa games while you wait for new freinds to join

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Posted: 24th, April 2009 | In: Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Six Days In Fallujah (Video Game)

SIX Days in Fallujah is the new shoot-‘em-up video game from Atomic Games.

Under George Bush the aim would have been to shoot the enemy

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Posted: 7th, April 2009 | In: Technology | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Unveiling The “Sixth Sense”

WHAT follows is a talk by Pattie Maes & Pranav Mistry: Unveiling the “Sixth Sense,”

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Posted: 31st, March 2009 | In: Technology | Comments (2) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0


Australia Bans Wikileaks

HAVING outlawed adolescent porn doodles , the Austrlaiaqn government is bannign Wikileaks, “the website that publishes anonymous submissions of sensitive info on everything from corporations, religion and governments”.

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Posted: 18th, March 2009 | In: Technology | Comment (1) | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed:RSS 2.0