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Want a more fuel efficient car? Then redesign it – here's how

Crawling from the Wreckage 43mpg from a Jaguar XJ-S
John Watkinson, 19 Oct 08:30

'Hmm, why CAN'T I run a water pipe through that rack of media servers?'

eXpat Files Leaving Las Vegas for Armenia kludging and Dubai dune bashing
Simon Sharwood, 19 Oct 08:00

Doctor Who's Flatline: Cool monsters, yes, but utterly limp subplots

TV Review We know what the Doctor does, stop going on about it already

New gadgets and the future of tech with Regina Eggbert

Vid Tune in for this week's top stories, pre-recorded at Vulture Central

Citizenfour: Poitras' doco is about NSA and GCHQ – NOT Snowden

Review Forget the character - concentrate on the PLOT ... against YOUR freedom

Carry On Cosmonaut: Willful Child is a poor taste Star Trek parody

Page File Cringeworthy, crude and crass jokes abound in Steven Erikson’s sci-fi debut

Ploppr: The #VultureTRENDING App of the Now

#VultureTRENDING This organic crowd sourced viro- social fertiliser just got REAL
#VultureTRENDING, 18 Oct 09:30

Win a year’s supply of chocolate (no tech knowledge required)

Over £200 worth of the good stuff up for grabs
Simon Rockman, 18 Oct 08:31

Sign off my IT project or I’ll PHONE your MUM

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Honestly, it’s a piece of piss
Alistair Dabbs, 18 Oct 08:01

Swiss wildlife park serves up furry residents to visitors

'It's ecological' says spokesman, now how would you like your Bambi done?
Paul Kunert, 12 Oct 12:32

Brits: Google, can you scrape 60k pages from web, pleeease

Hey, c'mon Choc Factory, it's our 'right to be forgotten'
Paul Kunert, 12 Oct 11:28
Diver peers through sub window. credit: Alexander Rist  http://www.sxc.hu/profile/OwnMoment

'I went from a two-hour commute to a 10-min scooter ride by the sea'

eXpat Files Welcome to Bermuda, where you don't have to wear the shorts
Simon Sharwood, 12 Oct 11:00
Selena Kyle

Gotham gets the Smallville treatment with Jim Gordon in lead role

TV Review Batman-as-a-boy opener offers glimpses of promise for Dark Knight fans
A black hole

Take CTRL! Shallow minds ponder the DEEP spectre of DARK CACHE

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Hang on, there's a shortcut
Alistair Dabbs, 12 Oct 09:00

Opinion

London BMW 5-Series police car

Are you a gun owner? Let us in OR ELSE, say Blighty's top cops

Downrange Populist campaign goes off at half cock
The Queen Mother by Phil Houghton

Sign off my IT project or I’ll PHONE your MUM

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Honestly, it’s a piece of piss
Alistair Dabbs, 18 Oct 08:01
A black hole

Take CTRL! Shallow minds ponder the DEEP spectre of DARK CACHE

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Hang on, there's a shortcut
Alistair Dabbs, 12 Oct 09:00

News

Be Your Own Big Brother: Peeking at pussy

Feature I know what your cat did last summer
Nigel Whitfield, 12 Oct 08:00

Jonny Ive: Flattered by rivals' designs? Nah, its 'theft'

Oh and it's 'lazy', says Apple iPad and iMac Knight of the Realm
Paul Kunert, 11 Oct 17:18

I've got a new Linux box, how does it work... WOAH, only asking :-/

CoTW Here's what happens when Reg commentards talk about Torvalds' toys
Gareth Corfield, 11 Oct 15:43

Flies WANT beer booze and now we know why - yeast

Boffins: this is a serious bit of research with 'implications' for medicine
Paul Kunert, 11 Oct 15:29

Red Bull does NOT give you wings, $13.5m lawsuit says so

Website letting consumers claim $10 cash back crashes after stampede
Paul Kunert, 11 Oct 13:16

'Utter killjoy Reg hacks have NEVER BEEN LAID', writes a fan

'Shuddit, smarty pants!' Some readers reacted badly to our last Doctor Who review ...

Weekend reads: So, Anyway..., Anger is an Energy and Smoke Gets in your Eyes

Page File John v John: Cleese and Lydon tell their own stories
Mark Diston, 11 Oct 09:00

Report: HP to SPLIT OFF PC, printer biz from enterprise wing

Starship rejig. You let go, Picard. Pack your bags
Kelly Fiveash, 05 Oct 19:12

Hiss-hiss! GIGANTIC SOLAR FILAMENT snakes around Sun

Pic Burning beast is 100 times the size of Earth when unfurled
Kelly Fiveash, 05 Oct 18:37

Steve Jobs makes world a better place FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE

He provided the CANVAS for artists' masterpieces – Cook
Team Register, 05 Oct 15:22

Verizon punches RED button on Redbox Instant video-streaming service

US Netflix rival shutting down permanently on 7 Oct
Kelly Fiveash, 05 Oct 13:13
Fiat 500S

Fiat 500S: So pleasingly sporty we didn't want to give it back

Vulture at the Wheel Small and economical – but not cheap
Simon Rockman, 05 Oct 12:40
Hacked sarcasm

JPMorgan CYBER-HEIST: 9 US financial firms snared by 'Russian hackers', says report

'Culprits have loose links to Putin's government': NYT
Kelly Fiveash, 05 Oct 12:05
Gordo: EPIC FAIL

No, Big Data firm, the UK isn't teeming with UBER-FRISKY GIGOLOS

Worstall @ the Weekend Prostitution + official GDP figures = buckets of FAIL
Tim Worstall, 05 Oct 10:02
An artist's conception of Kepler-34b which orbits a double-star system

The elegant, strange and fascinating world of Three Body comes to English readers

Page File Liu Cixin's wildly popular sci-fi trilogy lands
Wile E. Coyote goes over the edge again

CONSUMERISM IS PAST ITS SELL-BY DATE: Die now, pay later

Crawling from the Wreckage The customer was always right
John Watkinson, 05 Oct 08:00