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Tech Hunters: The Sinclair C5 Was A Truly Glorious Disaster

The Sinclair C5 was a beautiful idea executed at just about the worst possible time. Created by the British inventor Sir Clive Sinclair, the C5 was a personal electric vehicle that was designed to finally replace the car. David Levenson via Getty Images Unveiled in 1985, its little three-wheeled and open top design was seen as being an evolution of ...

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How to change language in Google Chrome step-by-step

We’ve got you covered (Picture: Google) You’ve been hard at work searching the internet for a way to easily change your language settings on Google Chrome. Well, you’ve come to the right place. Below is a simple step-by-step guide. It’s really basic and should take you no less than 30 seconds once you absorbed this browser knowledge. So here’s what ...

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Scientists Have Worked Out Why Darkness Makes Us Sleepy

There’s nothing like the frustration of being woken up from a deep slumber because someone decided to switch on the light in the middle of the night. But why does a bright light affect our ability to sleep when our eyes are closed? Now scientists think they have worked out how darkness and light interact with our ability to doze ...

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Anti-Epilepsy Drug Restores Normal Brain Activity In Alzheimer's Patients

Scientists have found that doses of a drug designed to treat epilepsy, also has a benefit in restoring normal brain activity in those with mild Alzheimer’s disease. Anti-epilepsy drug ‘Levetiracetam’ is being tested by researchers as a way of tackling disrupted electrical activity in the brain, which has been seen in both epilepsy and dementia.    shutterstock Over the last ...

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Social Media Around The World: Behind The Statistics

Let me ask you a question: why do you use social media? If it’s to keep up with what your friends are doing, get news and current affairs updates or simply kill time, then you’re supremely normal. These are the top three factors motivating people to engage with social media. But what about the rest of the world? As a ...

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How Technology Has Changed The Way We Go On Holiday

Wind the clock back twenty years or so, and booking a holiday required a significant amount of work. A good few hours of research, perhaps a few trips to a travel agent, and a handed down copy of common Spanish phrases to help you order four Sangrias when your flight touched down in Costa del Sol. The business of how ...

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What Can History Teach Us About The Implementation Of AI, Automation And Other Job Reducing Technologies?

The term ‘luddite’ originally referred to those who opposed the job losses brought on by the Industrial Revolution.  So, are those that oppose the threats to jobs from advances in technology the luddites of today?  Of course, no-one wants to see job losses and we should do all we can to prevent that occurring. But neither does anyone want to ...

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The Fake Authenticity Movement

The backlash against curated Insta-perfection has been a hot topic for quite some time now. It would seem that authenticity is the new currency among influencers. But when people start being ‘real’ because they feel they have to, is it really real? Or is it just doing more damage? Let’s look at some examples of what “authenticity” translates to in ...

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Does Snapchat tell when you look at someones location on Snap Map?

(Picture: Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images) Snap Map came to Snapchat’s users earlier this week and people had mixed reactions. Snapchat updates their app to add a new layer to their photo messaging app and it was Snap Map, an update which tracks and shows Snapchat users location and displays it for their friends. How to delete Snapchat Based on ...

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Pee-Powered Urinals Can Create Electricity And Kill Deadly Pathogens

Your pee is actually pretty amazing. Not only can it create electricity but a major scientific breakthrough means that it can also kill pathogens. Researchers at the University of the West of England have created a revolutionary new urinal system that can not only generate renewable electricity but can also kill bacteria harmful to humans. UWE The revolutionary technology will ...

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