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Amazing Photo! Seagull ‘Photobombs’ Red Arrows – Flies In Formation

Ultimate photobomb picture taken using an old mobile phone shows seagull flying alongside the famous Red Arrows aerobatic display team. This fantastic photo was taken by Lesley Jane Bond, a support worker for adults with learning disabilities, at the Llandudno Air Show in Wales last Saturday. She said: “There were loads of people with zoom lenses, etc, so I felt a bit ridiculous pointing my old battered Samsung Galaxy 3 Mini in the air!! “I just pointed it at the sky…

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The First Digital Camera Was Invented In 1975

It was the size of a toaster and captured images at a resolution of 0.01 megapixels. It weighed in at a hefty 3.6kg (8lbs) and recorded the first black and white image onto a cassette tape – a process that took 23 seconds. These specifications might seem meagre to a modern reader. But the invention of the digital camera by Steven Sasson at Kodak in 1975 launched a revolution that has turned us all into photographers. Film cameras have pretty much been swept…

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Watch: Working Hoverboard Set New World Record

Farthest journey by hoverboard (Guinness World Records/YouTube) Marty McFly eat your heart out! Canadian Catalin Alexandru Durum flies 275.9m (905ft 2in) on self-made hoverboard in his own case of back to the future. And it’s been declared a world record by the Guinness World Records, which has posted footage of the flight on its YouTube channel. The flight was achieved over Lake Ouareau in Quebec, Canada, on 25 August 2014 on a machine built and designed by the flyer, who said he was the…

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Real-life Star Trek Enterprise‬ ‘lands’ in China

Chinese businessman builds headquarters that look like the USS Enterprise starship. Definitely a case of make it so! Businessman and Trekkie Liu Dejian was granted a licence to boldly build where no one has built before, and spend a reported £100 million building the headquarters for NetDragon Websoft in China’s Fujian Province. Construction started in 2008 and ended in 2014, with the building featuring 30 foot metal slides between levels and automatic sliding gates. More Top Stories – Click Below Amazing Photo! Seagull ‘photobombs’ Red Arrows…

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Space station to get ‘Death Star’ laser to blast space junk?

Researchers have come up with a laser system to destroy space junk threatening the International Space Station. It may sound all a bit like the Death Star from Star Wars, but there is a serious risk to the space station from space junk. Even a metal screw could cause damage, which puts the fact that there could be as much as 3,000 tonnes of junk floating around the Earth into perspective. Japanese researchers are installing a new “Extreme Universe Space…

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Goldfish Now Have Longer Attention Span Than Humans…

Average human attention span is 8 seconds compared to 9 seconds for a goldfish, according to research. Apparently, the average human attention span in 2000 was 12 seconds but in 2013 it was 8 seconds – 1 second less than that a goldfish. The statistics have been highlighted in a new report from Microsoft, which draws on research into the digital lifestyles of Canadians and finds the ability to remain focussed on a single task – particularly in the non-digital world –…

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“We Really Enjoyed Using The Selfie Stick”: Reviews By Mums

A round-up of useful selfie stick reviews by mums who tested out a selfie stick for themselves. What is a selfie stick? So, you may have seen the craze for selfie sticks and been wondering whether to buy one. Well, a selfie stick is an extendable stick with a holder for your mobile phone that allows you to take self portraits aka selfies as well as group shots more easily. No more trying to cram everything by putting your arm out…

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Internet To Be Rationed In The Future?

Warning that the internet may have to be RATIONED because of soaring demand. A capacity crunch is looming, says expert Concerns that the UK faces a capacity crunch amid the boom of internet TV, streaming services and more powerful computers have been raised by expert in optical communications. Professor Andrew Ellis, of Aston University, said existing cables could reach their data capacity within 8 years while power networks come under increasing strain as internet usage eats up more and more energy. According…

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