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5 Great Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is nearly here and we’ve got great gift ideas for you 1. A beautiful canvas print A picture really does say a thousand words, and the gift of a unique canvas print from snapmad.com will be treasured by mums. You can turn your photo of a special place or family occasion into a stunning and lovely present for Mother’s Day. Snapmad.com also do photo prints and enlargements as well as photo mugs. You can find snapmad.com’s great prices by clicking here. 2. A colourful iPhone…

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8 Computers From The 80s

Was the Commodore 64, an IBM, Apple, Amstrad or ZX Spectrum your first home computer way back in the 1980s? Click here to see this list of iconic computers 1. Commodore 64 Were you one of the kids who had the Commodore 64, while your mates had a Spectrum – and swore it was better? Well, it turns out that the Commodore 64 was one of the best selling home computers ever. It had up to 40% of the market for…

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Could Gold Apple Watch Cost More Than £10,000?

Speculation is rife that the top Apple Watch Edition could sell for more than £10,000. One online commentator has suggested the most expensive Edition models could reach into the $20,000 (around £13,000) bracket, while others have suggested the starting price for an Apple Watch made with gold will start at around $5,000 (more than £3,000). There have also been reports that Apple is installing safes inside its shops to keep its most expensive products under lock and key. Entry model cost For those with…

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Punk Photography: Former Buzzcocks Drummer John Maher’s Stunning Night Pictures

“Night photography made me look at things differently,” says photographer John Maher, who was also the drummer in legendary band Buzzcocks. “With night photography I can revisit those same subjects and scenes I see every day and turn them into something the human eye can never record.” “I realised that by manipulating light and exposure times I could create something no other medium could capture. “With night photography in particular, the long moonlit exposures allow me sufficient time to selectively light the…

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5 Cool Old Phones – Did You Have One Of Them?

Remember when mobile phones were cutting edge and looked like something out of the future? The Ericsson T28. With its flip down communicator style, you could be forgiven for thinking you were using a device quite literally beamed from the future. In fact, this phone was launched in 1999 but was just 15mm slim and weighed just 83g, It might have had a big antenna sticking out the top, but to be honest it didn’t matter. The looks said it all. DynaTAC…

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End of the road for car giants?

Digital applications have revolutionised the mobile phone sector, producing new business models. Ashley Potter finds out whether the same could be about to happen to the car industry The car industry is currently mulling over the biggest transformation in its history since Henry Ford set up shop in Dearborn, Michigan. Before Ford, the automobile was an expensive plaything for the rich that had little effect on the prevalent form of transportation – horse-drawn vehicles. Ford’s introduction of the mass production assembly line and…

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Red Arrows Photos: Stunning Winter Pictures

Stunning pictures of the Royal Air Force’s display team with the winter sun providing a beautiful backdrop. The photos were taken by Lincolnshire-based photographer Claire Hartley during the 2014-15 winter training sessions of the world famous Red Arrows in the Scampton area. Claire has previously featured on the 7dayshop.com blog with her top tips on aviation photography. Read her last blog post by clicking here. You can also find more of her amazing work by following her on Facebook, Twitter and Flickr (just click on the…

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14 Amazing Photos of Earth from Space

Awesome gallery looking at Earth from space – showing the beauty of our planet from stunning storms to cities and landscapes. Astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS) regularly tweet images taken from their incredible vantage point about 200 miles over Earth. Here’s a selection of some recent images taken by Sam Cristoforetti, Terry W. Virts and Anton Shkaplerov. MORE TOP STORIES – CLICK BELOW This Photo Was Taken Using A KITE! See More Pictures Here Red Arrows Photos: Stunning Winter…

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5 Amazing ‘Facts’ about Valentine’s Day

1. Americans will spend $703m on their pets A record one in five Americans will give gifts to their animals this Valentine’s Day, spending $5.28 on average, which equates to $703 million (£461m), according to a survey for the US National Retail Federation. 2. Lots of St Valentine’s Days You may think there’s only one St Valentine, but it turns out there are quite a few. Two St Valentines are celebrated on February 14, according to Wikipedia – including a Valentine of Rome who was…

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Awesome video: How to make a simple motor with an AA battery

Watch experts from the At-Bristol Science Centre create a simple electric motor using a 7dayshop.com battery, a magnet, a screw and insulated wire. (Video credit: At-Bristol/YouTube) We think this is a pretty awesome demonstration from the team and thanks for using 7dayshop.com batteries! The video features Sarah Stephens and Nerys Shah, from the centre’s Live Science Team and was produced by  Ross Exton, Live Science Video Producer. Find out more about the At-Bristol Science Centre > click here Find out more about 7dayshop batteries > click…

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