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This Is North Korea's Version Of The iPhone

The North Korean government first released the "Arirang" smartphone in 2013, which appeared to run a modified version of Google's Android operating system. The updated Pyongyang Touch now comes in a range of colors and is reminiscent of the iPhone 3.<p>Internet access is banned in the country, which …

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Missing Ashya and parents found in Spain

Spanish police are questioning parents, but no details yet released about five-year-old brain tumour sufferer's condition<p>Missing five-year-old Ashya King, who was taken by his parents from Southampton general hospital without doctors' consent, has been traced, along with his parents, in Spain. …

'Biggest dinosaur ever' discovered

<b>A new species of titanosaur unearthed in Argentina is the largest animal ever to walk the Earth, palaeontologists say.</b><p><b>Fossilised bones of a dinosaur believed to be the largest creature ever to walk the Earth have been unearthed in Argentina, palaeontologists say.</b><p>Based on its huge thigh bones, it …

The Week in Spandex - Batman vs. Superman, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Gambit, Daredevil, Agent Carter, The Flash, Gotham and more

<b>Our weekly round up of the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including Batman vs. Superman, The Flash, Arrow, Gotham, Constantine,</b> …

Runaway rhea, Chris, is shot dead by a gamekeeper

Local gamekeeper said he understood that the police wanted the bird dispatched because they were worried that it could cause a car crash<p>The runaway rhea that has been roaming a golf course for more than a month has finally met its end at the hands of a gamekeeper.<p>The 6ft South American bird, which …

It had to happen: Jailbreaking a Tesla Model S

“Jailbreaking” used to mean, well, breaking out of jail.<p>In the modern world though, it typically refers to the process of cracking software to take greater control of applications and user interfaces.<p>It’s rife in the world of smartphones, and now it’s possible with electric vehicles too — such as …

Science Explains Why This Image Disgusts Some People

Up to 16% of people (18% of females and 11% of males) become viscerally upset after looking at images of clustered holes, according to the first ever study on the condition known as trypophobia. These clusters of holes are common in nature, also including honeycombs and clusters of soap bubbles.<p>One …

Bionic hopping kangaroo unveiled by German scientists – video

A German company has unveiled a bionic kangaroo which replicates the way the marsupials move. Festo AG's 'BionicKangaroo' is able to store the energy produced in one bounce, using it for the next, something they hope can be applied in a range of other technologies in the future. The model kangaroo …

Human spit powers a tiny fuel cell - Futurity

A small microbial fuel cell can produce enough power from saliva to run on-chip applications.

Man texts Gumtree fraud entire works of Shakespeare

A man ripped off by a Gumtree seller has sought his revenge by texting the fraudster the entire works of Shakespeare<p>A graphic designer who was ripped off by an internet seller got his revenge by texting him the entire works of Shakespeare.<p>Edd Joseph, 24, was furious when he bought a PS3 games …

New Scented Candles Will Make Your Home Smell Like KFC

Isn’t it wonderful when the delicious aroma of fried chicken wafts through your home? Fires up those hunger pangs? Leads you by the nose right to the …

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Rethinking The Five-Second Rule: With Carpet, There's No Rush

Many of us will happily eat a gummy bear or cookie after it falls on the floor, as long as we snatch it up quickly. Say, five seconds or less, right?<p>Well, science just gave us another excuse to continue this food-saving habit, especially when it comes to carpet-dusted snacks.<p>Biology students at the …

Drunk gambler sues casino over $500,000 he lost while intoxicated

A drunk punter is taking a Las Vegas casino to court in an attempt to have his gambling debt quashed<p>Mark Johnston, who lost £300,000 ($500,000) at a Las Vegas casino while blind drunk, is asking a judge to rule that the debt is unenforceable.<p>Mr Johnston, 52, has claimed the Downtown Grand broke …

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A pet cat has been accused of launching a series of attacks across a village and putting residents and pets in hospital. The black tom called Shiny has been nicknamed the ''Devil Cat" after being reported to the police fives times over its violent behaviour. Locals say Shiny chases children, picks fights with dogs and even bursts into people's homes to claw and scratch them. More here: http://fw.to/2DKDgxC Photo: SWNS

'The internet mystery that has the world baffled' For the past two years, a mysterious online organisation has been setting the world's finest code-breakers a series of seemingly unsolveable problems. But to what end? Welcome to the world of Cicada 3301... http://fw.to/2zIWJkg

iPad sold by Tesco was made of clay

Father who bought Apple device as Christmas present for children ends up in jail after alerting staff to bizarre error<p>A father who complained when the iPad he bought from Tesco turned out to be made of clay was thrown in jail as a suspected fraudster.<p>Businessman Colin Marsh, 47, paid £470 for the …

Bangladesh garment workers set for 77% pay rise

Wages for Bangladeshi garment factory workers are set to rise after owners said they had agreed to a proposed 77% increase in the minimum wage.<p>The powerful businessmen who run many of the factories in the country, the world's second biggest exporter of clothes after China, had initially opposed …

Sony planning cunning launch stunts for PS4 in UK, customises OXO Tower (update) - Pocket-lint

<b>UPDATE:</b> Pocket-lint has now received the official pictures of the final PlayStation-modified OXO Tower as it looks this evening. Interestingly, …

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Artist nails his scrotum to the ground in Red Square

Red Square has seen a lot over the centuries, from public executions to giant military parades, but a performance artist broke new ground on Sunday when he nailed his scrotum to cobblestones in a painful act of protest.<p>Pyotr Pavlensky said the protest was his response to Russia's descent into a …

80-Year-Old Russian Man Fights Bear, Gets Thrown Off Cliff, Lives

He nearly met a grizzly end. But the elderly Russian shepherd who was thrown off a cliff by a bear actually lived to tell the tale.<p>Last week, Yusuf Alchagirov, 80, encountered a bear in a raspberry field in Kabardino-Balkaria -- a sparsely populated, majority Muslim republic in southern Russia's …