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8 things you shouldn’t do on the Tube

London Underground etiquette is very important. From standing on the right on the escalator when getting to the Tube to let speedy commuters fly down …

Spliffs and butts

IN 1952, Donald Macintosh Johnson, later the Conservative MP for Carlisle, published a study entitled “Indian Hemp: A Social Menace”. Even small …

Cannabis

Have Modern Scientists Made Any Advancements In Alchemy?

Ancient alchemists tried just about anything to turn lead into gold. But if they had just had a laser, they might have been able to make pseudo-platinum.<p>More than half of the world's platinum goes into cars' catalytic converters, where it helps neutralize the carbon monoxide and nitrous oxide in …

Stephen Hawking: brain could exist outside body

At premiere of film about his life, physicist says it's theoretically possible to copy brain on to computer to provide life after death<p>Stephen Hawking has said he believes brains could exist independently of the body, but that the idea of a conventional afterlife is a fairy tale.<p>Speaking at the …

Breaking up is hard to do: Samsung is behind iPhone 5S A7 chip

When Apple announced the iPhone 5S 10 days ago, it revealed a more powerful next-gen processor was ticking along for the ride.<p>The 64-bit ARM A7 was a …

Phones

Android this week: CyanogenMod is a new company while ol’ HP has new slates

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Amid the mad rush to buy new iPhones(s aapl) this week, Android(s goog) was still in the headlines. Perhaps the biggest news …

LinkedIn is “breaking into” user emails, spamming contacts – lawsuit

Advertisement<p>47 Comments<p>In a damning class action complaint, LinkedIn(s lnkd) users are accusing the company of “tunneling” into their email accounts …

BlackBerry makes $1bn loss: what it means

As BlackBerry announces plans to cut 4,500 jobs, Katherine Rushton looks at what the company's financial losses mean for its future and for the millions who use their devices.<p>Blackberry has been in a slow spiral of decline for years, but it is now clear that the mobile business once regarded as …

The best speaker deals for February 2018: Bluetooth, multi-room and soundbars

The Christmas deals period tends to see older stock being bundled out the back door with a blanket over its head, to make way for newer, shiner …

Wow! Amazing ‘Extra Terrestrial Vehicle’ for sale on eBay for £60k

Michael Vetter is selling car his car on eBay for $100,000 (£62,500). Oh, and his car is a custom-built Extra Terrestrial Vehicle that is sure to …

Scientists Estimate How Much Longer The Earth Can Support Life

The end of the world is near! Well, relatively near, geologically speaking. Okay, even geologically speaking, it’s pretty far off.<p>But scientists at the University of East Anglia have made their best estimate for how much longer the Earth will be habitable for human life, barring nuclear war, rogue …