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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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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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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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Apple Sells Over 13 MILLION New iPhone 6s & 6s Plus In Just 3 DAYS

Wow! Record sales of latest iPhone models beat previous first weekend sale results by millions of units. Apple boss Tim Cook hailed the figures as “phenomenal” after beating last year’s 10 million unit sales record by more than three million, although several reports have pointed out that the comparison is somewhat distorted by the fact that China was not included in the initial rollout of the iPhone 6. Have You Bought A New Iphone 6S or 6S Plus? Mr Cook…

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5 Super Facts of Rugby Trivia To Impress People: 2015 Rugby World Cup

To mark the start of the Rugby World Cup,  we thought we would share some amusing facts about the ‘gentlemen’s sport’. The sport is named after a school Rugby School in Warwickshire, UK, is best known as the birthplace of the sport that bears it name. It was originally played rather like soccer until pupil William Webb Ellis first ran with the ball in 1823 – although it took several years for this rule to be accepted. There used to…

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Quite Simply WOW! 1 BILLION people use Facebook on just ONE day

One in 7 of all humans on Earth logged onto Facebook in a single day. It’s been described as an important milestone by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg after being reached on Monday 24 August 2015. In a Facebook post, Mr Zuckerberg said he was proud of the Facebook community for what it had achieved and that it was only the start of connecting the world “I’m so proud of our community for the progress we’ve made. Our community stands for…

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You Might Want To Change Your Phone Lock Screen Pattern…

We’ve heard warnings about passwords like 123456, but people choose similar phone lock screen patterns. Here’s how to improve your security. New research has shown that people gravitate towards simple patterns, which are easy to guess, when it comes to Android smartphone lock screens – which offer an alternative form of security to traditional passwords. Predictable A study of 3,400 user-selected patterns by researcher Marte Løge, a graduate of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, has revealed that 44 percent…

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How To Never Lose Any Work On A Computer EVER Again

Seriously good news! Scientists develop method that could lead to computers guaranteed never to lose your data. Picture the scene, you’ve spent hours working on an important project – and then boom, crash the whole lot’s gone. Well, researchers at the world famous MIT research centre in the US have found a way for this to never happen again. It’s all to do with something called ‘formal verification’. It’s complicated Nickolai Zeldovich, a principal investigator at MIT’s Computer Science and…

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