Technology/Science

Snooping BBC to spy on internet users & sniff out those watching iPlayer without paying BBC TV Licence fee

The BBC will use Wi-Fi detection vans and tech normally used by police and Mi5 to prosecute people illegally watching its programmes online – on laptops, tablets or mobile phones The snooping BBC is to spy on internet users in…
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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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