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Tamagotchis Are Coming to Your Phone: Slowly Kill Them at Your Leisure

(AV CLUB) by William Hughes – After decades of being confined to little plastic eggs (and the occasional, usually Japan-only video game), nostalgia-rich pet simulators Tamagotchi are finally coming to

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Revolutionary New Screen Technology Could Triple The Resolution Of Your TV

(HUFF POST) – Think your 4K TV is sharp? Well scientists are working on a radical new screen technology that if perfected could triple the resolution of current displays.  By

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Germany Bans Internet-Connected ‘Spy’ Doll Cayla

(RTÉ News) – German regulators have banned an internet-connected doll called ‘My Friend Cayla’ that can chat with children, warning that it was a de facto “hidden spying device”. Parents

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Peter Capaldi to Bow Out From Doctor Who

(BBC) – Actor Peter Capaldi is stepping down from the lead role in the BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who. Capaldi shocked fans by making the announcement during an interview with

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How Social Media is Crippling Democracy, and Why We Seem Powerless to Stop It

(ZD NET) – So, how is everyone’s anxiety doing? Are all our coping mechanisms firing on all cylinders? Are we all being mindful and living in the present moment? Great.

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CIA Puts Almost 12 Million Declassified Files Online for the First Time

(THE VERGE) – The CIA has put almost 12 million pages of its records online, allowing anyone with an internet connection to browse 50 years worth of declassified intelligence reports,

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Lego Targets Pre-Mindstorms Minds with its Boost Educational Kit

(TECH CRUNCH) – Boost is an impressive kit. The five on-board building experiences cover a lot of ground, from a robot to a guitar, to quasi Lego “3D printer” that’s

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Astronaut Charlie Duke Plays Apollo 11 VR on Oculus Rift

(Immersive VREducation) – On Saturday, 18th of July, Apollo 16 astronaut General Charlie Duke attended the opening of the Gateway to Space exhibition in Brussels where we had a virtual

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HAPPY CHRISTMAS! EFFECTS OF THE ‘HOME ALONE’ BOOBY TRAPS ACTUALLY DEVASTATING

(Nerdist) – Over the last few years it seems the internet has turned a critical eye on one of the most beloved holiday films ever made and come away with

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Mapped: The Beaches Where Lego Washes Up

(BBC) – The story of millions of Lego pieces washing up on beaches attracted huge interest when first told by the Magazine. The list of places where the toys have

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