Technology/Science

Top secret facility 300-feet below Grand Central that held the key to WW2: Hitler tried & failed to destroy the room…which was only de-classified in the 1980s

More than 750,000 visitors pass through the doors of Grand Central Terminal in New York City each day, but many of them are probably unaware of the secret subterranean operations room that lies 300 feet below the building and was…
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BBC announces plans to slash 1,000 jobs – many from highly paid managerial ranks – a bid to make up a £150m licence fee shortfall

The BBC is to cut up to 1,000 jobs, including many managerial roles, because of a £150million shortfall in its licence fee income. Staff were given details of the cuts by director general Tony Hall in a meeting at the…
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Abandoned Soviet shuttles rotting in giant derelict hangar

It houses two prototype shuttles that were part of the ill-fated Buran shuttle programme This was designed to mimic Nasa’s successful Space Shuttles which flew for 30 years But after one test flight in 1988 the main Buran shuttle –…
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Is Giffgaff The Best Network?

I’ve been using GiffGaff for a while now and have talked about the longer term experience here. There have been some major changes. We’ve been using GiffGaff for a couple of months now and I’ve enjoyed the whole experience so…
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One of the last two flying Lancasters pays tribute to the 55,000 Bomber Boys who never returned

For the 55,000 brave aircrew who lost their lives in the Second World War, it would have been their final view of England, soaring high above the North Lincolnshire countryside. In tribute, one of the world’s last two airworthy Lancasters…
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SkyDrive is now OneDrive & better than ever – Free Online Storage

SkyDrive is now OneDrive: It’s largely the same as its predecessor, with a few new tricks and new mobile apps. Microsoft’s online backup and syncing service is the most flexible and all-encompassing of its ilk, with syncing and access apps…
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