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Halloween: 7 Strange Photos From Google Maps

To mark Halloween, we trawled the internet and found these odd images from pigeon masked people and more sourced from Google Maps, Street View and Google Earth! I want to beak free… you might want to hurry along this path if you saw this group of pigeon haired people. This image is from Japan. The field of scarecrows… this might keep the birds away. Image from Kainuu in Finland. Shaping up in the desert with this odd triangle in Arizona, US.…

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Is Technology Killing The Road Map?

Millions of people in the UK are clueless when it comes to using a road map instead preferring to rely on technology. And the switch has been partially blamed for leaving huge numbers of people simply unable to identify where some of the country’s most famous landmarks are, such as Big Ben in London, according to new research. More than one in 10 (15 per cent) UK adults have never used a road map and 2.5 million of those wouldn’t…

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007 Spectre-acular Gadgets To Delight Any Spy

From 7dayshop.com with love, we present a rundown of 7 Quality gadgets essential for any everyday mission! 1. Memory Stick Keep all those top files and data securely stored and with you at all times.  USB flash drives are compact, easy to use and can 256GB storage capacity. That’s a lot of storage for photos, movies, files, music and more. To see the full range now available at 7dayshop.com, click here or on the photo below. 2. In Car Camera Record all…

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Back To The Future Day: October 21 – The Day Marty McFly Arrived In 2015

Great Scott! Here’s 7 things that Back To The Future II correctly and wrongly predicted about 2015! Starring Michael J Fox as Marty McFly, the Back To The Future film franchise about a time travelling teenager has to be one of the 20th century’s most iconic films. It has spawned an army of fans and even it’s own official website and hashtag #BTTF2015! But just what did it get right when it imagined what life would look like in 2015 when…

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Can’t Remember Phone Numbers – Blame The Internet!

Many of us have to look up phone numbers that we might once have remembered and it’s the internet’s fault, says a new study. Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab surveyed 6,000 consumers agred 16 and above in six European countries and found that more than half of adults (up to 60 percent) could recall their home phone number from when they were aged 10. But they couldn’t remember their children’s numbers (53 percent) or work (51 percent) without looking up the number…

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Computers Set To Get A Lot Faster – Here’s Why

Quantum computing breakthrough could could help pave the way to artificial intelligence and other transformative developments, some people believe Researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have used affordable silicon, the material already used in chips for our smartphones, computers and tablets. The news is important because regular computers read data as binary bits – 0 or 1 – but quantum computing allows for a quantum bit – a qubit – to exist in both states at once thanks to…

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How To Use Electricity In The Air To Power Devices

Way of harvesting energy in the air from wireless and broadcast networks to power low energy devices unveiled. The ‘Freevolt’ technology collects radio frequency energy from networks such as 4G, WiFi and digital TV to power devices such as wearables and sensors that form part of the “internet of things” without needing to plug them in, according to the British entrepreneur who recently demonstrated the system. “It doesn’t require any extra infrastructure. It doesn’t require us to transmit any extra…

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