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The World's Oldest Known "Computer" is Older Than We Thought

Used to predict eclipses.<p>The Antikythera mechanism is an ancient instrument generally considered the world's first analog computer.<p>Found in a …

Breached webcam and baby monitor site flagged by watchdogs

<b>The public is being warned about a website containing thousands of live feeds to baby monitors, stand-alone webcams and CCTV systems.</b><p>Data watchdogs across the world have drawn attention to the Russian-based site, which broadcasts footage from systems using either default passwords or no log-in …

11 really cool space missions

It's hard to top the tricky, first-ever landing on a comet, broadcast live on the Internet.<p>That's what space lovers and other curious types got on Wednesday, when the European Space Agency's probe Philae touched down on Comet 67P.<p>It was high drama that continued into the afternoon as questions …

Weird Animal Question of the Week: How Do Dogs Talk With Their Tails?

For starters, wagging isn't always a sign of friendliness.<p>Nothing is more of a telltale sign of happiness than, well, a dog's wagging tail.<p>It's a main method of communication for man's best friend—but "what about dogs without tails?" reader Leanne Kirby asked in comment on a recent story exploring …

Ex-Ravens cheerleader charged with raping 15-year-old boy

Ex-Baltimore Ravns cheerleader Molly Shattuck is facing third-degree rape charges after an incident involving a 15-year-old boy.<p>A relationship that …

Boy With Down Syndrome Scores Heartwarming Touchdown For High School Football Team

8-year-old Gabe White is a "manager" for Rhinelander High School's freshman football team in Wisconsin. He's also the team's biggest fan. Moments after time expired during the team's last game of the season on Oct. 16, Gabe was called off the sidelines and onto the field. All of the sudden, …

'2022 Qatar World Cup should be played in January and February and Winter Olympics be rescheduled'

Europe's top clubs controversially propose switching Qatar World Cup to cooler months and moving Winter Olympics date<p>The 2022 World Cup should be played in January and February and the Winter Olympics forced to move to accommodate it, Europe’s top clubs controversially proposed on Wednesday.<p>The …

Poll: Do you believe in life after death?

The first hint of a 'life after death' has been discovered in the biggest ever scientific study of its type. We ask Telegraph readers whether there is reason to hope.<p><i>“To die, to sleep –</i><p><i>To sleep, perchance to dream – aye, there's the rub,</i><p><i>For in this sleep of death what dreams may come ...”</i><p>So says …

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Cop-killer manhunt hopes to starve suspect out into the open

Law enforcement officials believe they can capture accused cop-killer Eric Frein by depriving him of food and starving him out of his heavily-wooded hiding spot.<p>The search for Frein entered its fourth week Saturday. The 31-year-old survivalist is charged with killing a Pennsylvania State Trooper …

Danny MacAskill releases breathtaking Isle of Skye tricks video

Watch footage of trials rider Danny MacAskill risking life and limb on the Isle of Skye's notorious Cuillin Ridge<p>Danny MacAskill's has made a name for himself as one of the world's most fearless trial cyclists by documenting his exploits in a succession of YouTube videos since 2009.<p>It all started …

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Now you can watch Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain's TGS videos in English

At Tokyo Game Show last weekend, Konami and Kojima Productions unveiled new gameplay details for <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain</i>. In a series of videos, Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima showed how Snake will work alongside a pair of AI-controlled partners: Quiet the supernatural sniper and DD …

New York man dies after chokehold by police

<b>(CNN) —</b> Confronted by police trying to arrest him for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes, Eric Garner raised both hands in the air and, with passive defiance, told the officers not to touch him. Seconds later, a video shows the officer behind him grab the 350-pound man in a chokehold and pull him …

Vagina selfie for 3D printers lands Japanese artist in trouble

Last month it took more than 20 firefighters to free a US student who had become trapped inside a giant sculpture of a vagina in Germany. But genital art elicited a very different response in Japan this week, when police arrested an artist for distributing data that enables recipients to make 3D …

Why Mosquitoes Bite Some People and Not Others -- And the Surprising, Natural Way to Avoid Bites

Why are some people so much more attractive to mosquitoes than others? And what can you do about the pesky little bloodsuckers, especially if you …

Mosquitoes

How to go completely paperless with iOS

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>There are some obvious first steps one can take to cut down on the amount of paper used on a day-to-day basis if you’re an …

Mystery object in lake on Saturn's moon Titan intrigues scientists

Scientists are investigating a mystery object that appeared and then vanished again from a giant lake on Titan, the largest moon of Saturn.<p>They spotted the object in an image taken by Nasa's Cassini probe last year as it swung around the alien moon, more than a billion kilometres from Earth. …

Lets Play The Game

The world of gaming is mystified with games galore, yet each one has their favorite and keeps playing till they are a winner. Imagine winning a bag …