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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Humans are disappearing

An electronic system has replaced human toll collectors on San Francisco’s famous Golden Gate Bridge.

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Flapjacks are dangerous

Triangular flapjacks have…

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More than just Googling your own house!

Google Street View cars have now covered 65% of the roads in the UK, as well as 39 countries.

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A real life fairytale

A story in the news this week is enough to warm anyone up in this cold weather.

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British teenager’s app bought by Yahoo! in deal worth ‘dozens of millions’ of pounds

Internet giant Yahoo! has bought a Summly app created by British teenager Nick D’Aloisio in a deal thought to be worth ‘dozens of millions’ of pounds.

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Happy Birthday to Twitter!

Today, March 21st, 2013, is Twitter’s seventh birthday: happy birthday Twitter!

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Need cheering up: take a look at your own Facebook pictures

It seems that looking through your own Facebook pictures could be a good thing for your mental well-being.

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‘Scratch and sniff’ cannabis cards

I had to admit to a wry smile…

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Fancy a conversation with your computer?

Talking to your computer could soon be a perfectly normal thing to do.  The Independent reported this week on a new computer system that involves a talking head, capable of communicating and showing a range of emotions.

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Young people aiming for the wrong jobs, survey finds

A new survey has identified a big mismatch between what careers young people want and what jobs are actually available.

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