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'Post-truth' named Oxford Dictionaries UK and US Word of the Year in the wake of Donald Trump's victory and Brexit

With the election of Donald Trump to the US presidency and the victory of the Leave campaign in Britain's EU referendum, 2016 has been a year that has bewildered many analysts.<p>Reflecting the political upheavals in both Britain and America, Oxford Dictionaries has announced a joint US-UK word of the …

iOS 10 review: It’s the little things that matter

Apple’s iOS 10 update for iPhones and iPads is the biggest software refresh the iPhone-maker has launched in years, adding a host of major and minor new features that completely change the iOS experience.<p>I’ve been using beta versions of iOS 10 on my iPhone 6s and iPad Pro since June. While some of …

This Photo Of Two Kangaroos In Mourning Will Give You Feelings

~Tissues~<p>Switzer, 49, was walking his dog on a large property in the town of River Heads when he saw the adult male acting aggressively, chasing away other kangaroos. Switzer says he was walking past the scene when he heard a thump, and saw the male attempting to pick up the female.<p>"The male was …

Jerry Seinfeld Puts President Obama Behind the Wheel of a ’63 Corvette Sting Ray [video]

We’ve already shown you the teaser for President Obama’s appearance on Jerry Seinfeld’s web series <i>Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee</i>, but now the full episode is out. And yes, the Commander in Chief slides behind the wheel of that gorgeous ’63 Corvette Sting Ray.<p>The full episode, which you can watch …

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Particle accelerator: off-roading in the insane Ariel Nomad

Creators of the Atom produce an all-terrain super-buggy. Ollie Marriage gets muddy<p>Guilt, that’s what I’m feeling now. Mud is arcing into the cockpit. …

This is Japanese tuner Office-K's Rolls Wraith, and it is very gold

If there’s one problem with the otherwise splendid Rolls Royce Wraith, it’s that it just doesn’t have enough gold trim. Or big enough wheels. …

Tuner Brabus has built an 887bhp, golden Mercedes S-Class

This is a modified car, and it has been unveiled at the Dubai International Motor Show. Therefore, car-industry logic dictates lots of gold must be …

Shaving will never be the same with this laser razor

It's 2015, so it only makes sense to shave our hair off with lasers, right?<p>Right. That's why Skarp Razor is replacing blade with a laser and plans to …

Best Oneworld Emerald Lounges?

Reader <b>Robert</b> asked the following question in the “Ask Lucky” forum:<p>I spend quite a bit of time travelling long-haul Business Class on OneWorld with …

The Price of Vanity - Photographs and text by Paolo Marchetti | LensCulture

We all know how work-intensive agriculture must be. Modern practices combine industrial and scientific techniques to get the maximum amount of product at the lowest possible cost, while using the minimum amount of space.<p>At the same time, we know much less about the work involved with one particular …

The $10,000 Apple Watch Edition doesn't stand a chance against these magnets

It's cruel enough to purposely destroy an Apple Watch — not to mention a $10,000 gold Apple Watch Edition.<p>The pro YouTuber TechRax, who clearly has a …

Promoted: Audi RS3 Born Restless, Part 1

Using Science to Map a Wingsuit BASE Jump

The best idioms from around the world, ranked

<i>The following were sourced from</i> I’m Not Hanging Noodles On Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms From Around the World <i>by Jag Bhalla (National Geographic Books, 2009).</i><p>25. Ear-nectar<p>Origin: Indian. Meaning: A sweet noise or sound.<p>24. Can’t stop being the owl.<p>Origin: Italian, French. Meaning: Can’t …

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5 hand sculptures your eyes can’t miss

Enter One Indiabulls Centre this summer and you will be punctuated in your step, on more than one occasion, by Lorenzo Quinn's sculpted hands. Open …

Samsung will stream its Galaxy S6 launch event on YouTube, begins 12:30 ET on March 1st

The time is almost here, folks. Samsung will soon take the wraps off of their next Galaxy smartphone at MWC 2015 during the company’s Unpacked event. While the Galaxy S6 has leaked in pretty great detail this week, there’s likely still a lot that we don’t know about the handset. Judging from the …

Developer curses at man on subway, meets him again in job interview

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>The London subway isn't the most elegant of places.<p>It reeks of malodor. It's dripping with secondary moisture. And then there's the difficulty of shoving far too many people into a confined space and hoping …

Hammond, here's how to rebuild an old Landie

On last night’s show, Richard recounted the tale of an old, tatty and worn Series One Land Rover. He drove it on the telly show 13 years ago, and was …

Sonicable slices device charge time in half

Bluetech Industries, the company behind the Sonicable and previously the Slimger portable charger, argues that battery capacities have not kept up …

Everything you need to know about Apple’s new Photos app for Mac

At a high level here's three things that anyone thinking of using Photos for OS X should know:<p>As simple as Photos is, the devil is in the details, and there are quite a few details here. Familiar features have moved or changed, and in classic Apple fashion, some have also been quietly removed. Here …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

The Most Expensive Athlete In The World Is Valued At $260 Million

Lionel Messi of Barcelona in Spain's La Liga tops the list with a staggering transfer value of $262 million (€220 million), and nobody else is even close.<p>And that would just be the estimated cost of acquiring the rights to the Argentine footballer. If a team were able to persuade Barcelona to sell …

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30 great New Year jokes and quotes

50 Influential Photographs That Changed Human History

1 of 51<p>Family members pass Kosovar refugee Agim Shala, 2, through a barbed wire fence into the hands of grandparents at an Albania camp, March 1999.<p>2 …

*Sad Face*: The Top 100 Emojis Used On Twitter

This is a list of the top 100 emojis used on Twitter as of June of this year (well this is the top ten, full list after the jump). Since then, the …