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Samsung emits Galaxy S6 Edge+ 'inboxing' video

Somebody probably called this out-of-the-box thinking
Simon Rockman, 24 Aug 11:59
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'Unexpected item in baggage area' assigned to rubbish area

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Self-checkout blows innuendo-fuelled trumpet
Alistair Dabbs, 22 Aug 10:0
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PINs easily pinched with iPhone-attached thermal imaging kit

Heinous heat-seeking handset hails from hateful hackery
John Leyden, 21 Aug 10:2
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Geeks on quest for world's most pointless YouTube video

Terrible audio? Vertical filming? No hits? You're on a WINNER!
Darren Pauli, 21 Aug 6:5
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Yet another Android app security bug: This time 'everything is affected'

Google says flap over user-interface spoofing is overstated
John Leyden, 20 Aug 14:38
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Youth Hostelling with Chris Eubank becomes TV reality

Boxer's trailer for audacious Alan Partridge concept wows interwebs
Lester Haines, 20 Aug 11:3
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Android apps are flooding on to jailbroken Win10 phones

Uh, SatNad – are you sure this is what you want?
Andrew Orlowski, 18 Aug 15:39
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Spain triumphs! Fascist anthem hails Spanish badminton champ

Ghost of Franco haunts women's singles medal ceremony in Jakarta
Lester Haines, 18 Aug 11:28
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Parrot drone pwned (and possibly killed) with Wi-Fi log-in

If it wasn’t for the Bluetooth link it would be pushing up the daisies
Simon Rockman, 18 Aug 9:34
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Testing times as NASA rattles Mississippi with mighty motor burn

VID Space Launch System RS-25 roars into life
Lester Haines, 17 Aug 11:8
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Feeling a physical present: Ten summer games and gadgets

Product Roundup Something for the silly season, Sir? Maybe robots versus ferrets?
Lucy Orr, 17 Aug 9:4
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Verisign sues Google's new love-interest .XYZ for a second time

Dot-com owner applies screws to young upstart
Kieren McCarthy, 14 Aug 22:33
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Flying Spaghetti Monster spotted off Angolan coast

All hail the monster and his tasty aquatic noodly appendages
Lester Haines, 14 Aug 6:4
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Cheers, Bill Gates. Who wouldn't want drinking water made from POO?

Turd transmutation device also makes 'leccy and ash
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Drone racing sells robot soul to Mammon with launch of racing league

Overpaid creative team has coined the Ronseal name of 'Drone Racing League'
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Chill, Philae: Shadow may protect comet lander from Sun roasting

Video Rosetta approaches perihelion, boffins blend excitement and nervousness
Smoke and fire are seen after an explosion in the Binhai New Area in north China's Tianjin Municipality on Aug. 13, 2015. An explosion rocked the Binhai New Area in north China's Tianjin Municipality at around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. The cause and casualties are not immediately known. (Xinhua/Yue Yuewei) video img

Huge explosion kills 44+ in China, blasts nearby supercomputer offline

Vid Rescue efforts continue after warehouse packed with dangerous goods detonates
Team Register, 13 Aug 5:31
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Is this the most puzzling DEF CON attendee badge yet on record?

DEF CON 23 Marvel at the mysteries of this playable poser
Neil McAllister, 12 Aug 22:8
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TXT message leaves Corvette wrecked

Researchers pop telematic controls to drive gas, brakes and locks from afar
Darren Pauli, 12 Aug 2:39
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Law prof Lessig vows to take cash out of politics by raising tons of money

Bemoans lack of faith in plan with zero chance of success
Kieren McCarthy, 11 Aug 20:14
Astronauts on the International Space Station are ready to sample their harvest of a crop of "Outredgeous" red romaine lettuce from the Veggie plant growth system that tests hardware for growing vegetables and other plants in space. Credit: NASA video img

Lettuce in SPAAACE: Captive ISS 'nauts insist orbital veg is 'awesome'

VID 'One giant leaf for mankind' quips puntastic NASA
Lester Haines, 11 Aug 14:27
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ISC ’15 Student Cluster Comp: Asian kids gear up to grab the crown

HPC blog A naked rack is just what you need to beat the heat
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Google to bung next-gen Vulkan 3D graphics spec into Android

Vid But says OpenGL ES will live long and prosper
Neil McAllister, 10 Aug 21:16
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Microsoft co-founder recovers ship's bell of 'The Mighty Hood'

Artifact will be memorial to victims of battlecruiser disaster
Lester Haines, 10 Aug 11:41
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Texas senator Ted Cruz serves up sizzling 'machine gun bacon'

Presidential wannabe locks, loads and fries
Lester Haines, 10 Aug 11:22
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Dead Steve Jobs' life and times are being turned into an OPERA

No. No. No. So much no for this. Just no. Nada, nyet, no
Team Register, 10 Aug 6:2
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Perhaps middle-aged blokes SHOULDN'T try 34-hour-long road trips

Worstall @ the Weekend Not if it's just to dodge some taxes, anyway ...
Tim Worstall, 9 Aug 7:0
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Surprise! Evil-eyed cats MORE LIKELY to be SNEAKY PREDATORS – boffins

Vid Pupil shape determines whether animal is hunter or prey
Kelly Fiveash, 8 Aug 18:16
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Boffinry breakthrough: Bullied bumble bot bolts brutal brat beatdowns

Vid Merciful engineers teach robots to escape beatings from tyrannical tykes
Shaun Nichols, 7 Aug 23:2
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It's happened, folks: An actual exhibition about cats and the internet

It's been a persistent joke for a while: that the internet is nothing but cat videos and porn. Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later but now we have a serious exhibition about cats online. "How Cats Took Over the Internet" opens today at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York and runs through to the end of January …