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Win £50 Manchester Mini Maker Faire goody bag

Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester offers science goodies to mark launch of Maker Faire<p>Imagine the biggest and best show-and-tell in the world and there you have a Maker Faire. Bringing together stitchers and engineers, hobbyists and hackers, builders and artists, these festivals of …

Michael B. Jordan says The Fantastic Four is "not your typical superhero film"

Earlier in the week, Kate Mara offered up some words on <b>The Fantastic Four</b> (with her comments apparently taken out of context) and now her co-star …

New images and synopsis for Max Steel

We’ve already seen a few images from the <b>Max Steel</b> movie this month [see here], and now thanks to Collider we have a few more, as well as a detailed …

Geoff Johns rules out a shared DC movie and TV universe

Any fans still holding out hope that DC and Warner Bros. could combine its Cinematic Universe with the likes of <b>Arrow</b> and <b>The Flash</b> will be …

Facing fines, conversion or death, Christian families flee Mosul

Just days after the militant group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria said they killed hundreds of Syrians, dozens of Iraqi Christian families are now fleeing the ISIS-controlled city of Mosul, hoping to avoid a similar fate.<p>On Friday, the al Qaeda splinter group issued an ultimatum to Iraqi …

Matt Reeves talks Planet of the Apes 3

With <b>Dawn of the Planet of the Apes</b> currently tearing up the box office and garnering near universal praise [read our two ★★★★★ reviews here and …

The Week in Spandex - Avengers: Age of Ultron, Guardians of the Galaxy, Ant-Man, Phase Three, The Fantastic Four, Batman v Superman, DC TV and more

<b>Our weekly round up of the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including Avengers: Age of Ultron, Guardians of the Galaxy, Ant-Man,</b> …

Movie Review - Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

<b>Dawn of the Planet of the Apes</b>, 2014.<p>Diirected by Matt Reeves.<br>Starring Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Toby Kebbell, Judy …

No One Is Paying Attention To The Way Wireless Companies Could Destroy Internet Freedom

But the irony is the debate around net neutrality largely ignores the wireless industry. As much of our computing shifts to mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, wireless carriers are increasingly becoming the primary gatekeepers to the web.<p>Two recent moves by AT&T and T-Mobile have net …

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Metal Engraved Buckle Dog Collar - Personalized with 21 Webbing Colors to Choose From

::::::PLEASE LEAVE ENGRAVING INFO IN THE NOTES SECTION AT CHECKOUT::::::.<p>We are experts when it comes to making sure your dog is in style, but we also know how important it is to keep your pup safe. With our Laser Engraved Custom Personalized Webbing Dog Collar, the best of both worlds colide to …

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How Smart Lending Dumbed Down

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Julia Kukiewicz edits UK-based Choose.net, a price comparison service that provides guides, product reviews and comparison tables for consumers.</i><p>Between 2008 and 2010, Wonga was doing something mind-bendingly stupid: sending letters from fake law firms to borrowers behind on their …

Miliband’s message: I’m neither New Labour nor Old Labour

On the hottest weekend of the year, few people would want to be stuck inside in Milton Keynes. But that is where the Labour hierarchy finds itself. For this weekend is the party’s national policy forum.<p>Ed Miliband’s speech today is meant to try and show that while he has moved on from New Labour he …

Bill Gates And Warren Buffett Have The Same Favorite Book — And You'll Love It Too

Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffet—according to an essay this week from Gates—count John Brooks' <i>Business Adventures</i> as their single favorite book about business.<p>Why is this compendium of 1960s <i>New Yorker</i> articles catnip for billionaires?<p>Reading Brooks is a supreme pleasure. His writing turns …

Books

Foreign investment into UK hits record as £15bn of UK infrastructure goes up for sale

Government set to make it 'easier than ever' for foreign investment into the UK as it becomes the most attractive destination in Europe<p>The Government is to make it “easier than ever” to invest in the UK as it prepares to unveil £15bn of new infrastructure projects this week.<p>Danny Alexander, Chief …

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Warner Bros. developing a Space Invaders movie

Remember <b>Space Invaders</b>? Well it’s coming to a big screen near you…<p>According to The Wrap, Warner Bros. has snapped up the rights to the classic video …

Gaza shelling by Israel leads to deadliest day of conflict

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Bodies from downed jet piled in boxcars in Ukraine

TOREZ, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern Ukraine, and cranes at the crash scene moved big chunks of the Boeing 777, drawing condemnation from Western leaders that the rebels were tampering …

Scores dead in first major ground battle in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The first major ground battle in two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting exacted a steep price Sunday: It killed 65 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers and forced thousands of terrified Palestinian civilians to flee their neighborhood, reportedly used to launch rockets at …

RJ Reynolds vows to fight $23.6B in damages

MIAMI (AP) — The nation's No. 2 cigarette maker is vowing to fight a jury verdict of $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer.<p>R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. executive J. Jeffery Raborn has called the damages awarded by a Pensacola …

RJ Reynolds told to pay wife of cancer victim $23.6bn

A US court has ordered the country's second largest cigarette company to pay $23.6 billion (£13.8bn) to the wife of a smoker who died of lung cancer.<p>RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company was hit with the punitive fine in addition to $16.8m (£9.8m) in compensatory damages.<p>Wendy Urquhart reports.

Cancer

KDDI's Open Innovation Fund invests in 4 U.S. startups, will bring them to the Japanese market

KDDI Open Innovation Fund (KOIF), managed by Japanese venture capital Global Brain Corporation, announced that it has invested a total of 800 million yen (roughly $8 million) in four U.S. startups. Global Brian and KDDI, the Japanese telecom operator, will help those startups to enter Japanese …

'My father was a sexual predator like Jimmy Savile’ says son of former Tory MP

The son of a Conservative MP has built up his own dossier on his father and a wider circle of friends<p>The son of a former Conservative MP has told The Telegraph he believes his father was a “prolific sexual predator” who he fears might have been linked to an alleged Westminster paedophile …

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Smart countries are the ones creating and shaping their own markets

We need a new financial world order<p>Last week in Fortaleza, Brazil, the five Brics nations – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – finally signed a deal to create a $50bn new development bank and a $100bn contingent reserve arrangement. The new financial institutions are seen by many as …

Customers overcharged for simple laptop repairs, says Which?

High street chains and independent shops charge three times amount of true cost in some cases, according to consumer group<p>Customers are being charged more than three times as much as they should be in some cases for simple laptop repairs from high street companies such as PC World, according to …

Electric Waste Orchestra

In the hubbub of Moogfest, we serendipitously ran into a guy wearing purple 3D-printed eyeglasses and holding something that looked like a keytar. Upon closer inspection, and with the house lights turned up, it turned out to be a musical instrument made from outdated computer parts. Colten Jackson …

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Bieber-bashing, sponsoring a little league baseball team and more: 10 reasons why The Black Keys are as cool off stage as they are on it nmem.ag/zaWe6

After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.

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