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The 75 best British films ever made

We could get to the singularity in ten years

<i>It would require a different way of thinking about the timing of the Singularity, says AGI pioneer Ben Goertzel, PhD. Rather than a predictive</i> …

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Photograph from 1926 shows selfie stick older than meets the eye

A grainy black and white picture, taken in Rugby in 1926, has emerged of a young couple brandishing an instrument that looks uncannily like a selfie stick. It allowed Arnold and Helen Hogg to photograph themselves on the Warwickshire street where they lived, just a year after they were married.<p>The …

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The DJI Inspire 1: finally, a drone that flies well indoors

A drone carrying mistletoe at a TGI Friday’s clipped a photographer on the nose earlier this month, drawing quite a few rounds of “well, duh!”<p>It …

Ten film sequels that took a really long time to arrive

We've had to wait 20 years for the sequel to Dumb and Dumber - but that's a blink of the eye compared to the time between some of these Hollywood sequels<p>This week sees the release of Dumb and Dumber To, a sequel to the much-loved 1994 original that reteams Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels as the dimmest …

The Christmas Question: PS4 Or Xbox One?

Christmas is less than a week away, and it’s time to make some big purchasing decisions, if you haven’t already. Out of every question posed to me by readers (and even Forbes staffers), one comes up more than any other. PS4 or Xbox One?<p>Obviously there are other gaming options this holiday season, …

​Android 5.0 opens high-end raw photography option

For more than a decade, photographers using traditional cameras have been able to get higher image quality by "shooting raw." The new Android 5.0 brings that ability to mobile-phone photographers, with software support now arriving.<p>Raw photos come from a camera's image sensor before the camera …

New Madonna tracks sound like a 'test of loyalty'

Madonna has released six new songs from her forthcoming album, Rebel Heart, as 'an early Christmas present'. Shame they're so dreadful, says lifelong fan Dean Piper<p>Nobody in the showbiz world has been more sorely affected by the curse of social media than the Queen of Pop, <b>Madonna</b>.<p>Twitter and …

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BBC launches a dedicated iPlayer Radio app for tablets

BBC radio is practically considered a British institution by some, and although the BBC published a separate iPlayer Radio app for listeners quite a while ago, the broadcaster is doing one better for tablet users with a new dedicated app.<p>The new app, designed specifically for tablets, makes use of …

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Columnist: Prince Harry Photographing Africans with Fujifilm X100 is ‘Arrogant’ and ‘Colonial’

<i>Guardian</i> columnist Jonathan Jones is a master of sparking controversy in the world of photography. As you might remember, he’s the guy who keeps …

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Surrey Libraries App

Remote catalogue search<p>Now you can find a title, reserve, borrow or renew it, straight from your mobile.<p>Barcode scan<p>Why buy when you can borrow? The …

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11 Libraries So Astounding You'll Leave Your E-Reader at Home

To visit the incredible collections featured in the aptly-named new book, Libraries, you won't need a library card, but you will need a passport.<p>To visit the incredible collections featured in the aptly-named new book, Libraries, you won't need a library card, but you will need a passport.

Calgary Public Library launches smartphone app to replace library cards

Calgary Public Library is preparing to launch a smartphone application that can replace your old fashioned library card. The app doesn’t officially …

Thirsty? Go to a library, not a coffee shop

Libraries should be re-branded as vibrant community hubs offering free wifi, comfy sofas and coffee, according to government-commissioned report<p>Libraries must shed their old-fashioned image and become more like coffee shops with free Wi-Fi and comfy sofas, according to a report into the future of …

Flexible and digitised, our libraries have a bright future

Libraries are a golden thread running through our lives - and we have a chance to make that thread gleam brighter<p>I have, in a grim week, some good news for you. Not just good, but clear, concise and practical news. It is the publication yesterday of some important recommendations which don’t …

The Netherlands: Trijntje to sing "Walk Along" in Vienna

Three weeks ago it was announced that well known Dutch artist, Trijntje Oosterhuis, will represent the Netherlands at next year's Eurovision Song …

Eurovision Song Contest

Eurovision 2015 Final tickets sold out in 20 min, more in January

As always, the demand for the tickets for the upcoming contest is extraordinarily high. However, if you didn't secure a ticket yet, don't worry, more …

Eurovision Song Contest

Conchita Wurst is coming back to Eurovision, but not how you think

Drag diva Conchita Wurst is to make a triumphant return to the Eurovision Song Contest – but maybe not how people expected.<p>The Austrian pop diva took …

Mirjam Weichselbraun, Alice Tumler and Arabella Kiesbauer will host the Eurovision 2015!

ORF has today announced that Mirjam Weichselbraun, Alice Tumler and Arabella Kiesbauer will host Eurovision 2015 in Austria! <br>The choice of three …

This Neuroscientist Is Trying to Upload His Entire Brain to a Computer

Randal Koene wants to move humanity from Earth to the The Cloud, making us part-robot and completely immortal.<p>Humans, if you hadn't already noticed, have stopped evolving. As David Attenborough recently reminded us, our species is the first – by our free will – to remove itself from the process of …

Abandoned Hubcaps Transform into Amazing Animal Sculptures

For over twelve years now, Brighton, UK-based artist Ptolemy Elrington has been morphing discarded hubcaps into amazing animal sculptures. While most of us see hubcaps as just replaceable car accessories, Elrington sees them as art, taking these scraps of metal and forming them into everything from …

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