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8 Awesome Toys From the 1980s and 1990s

Do you remember Rubik’s Cube, Care Bears and other great toys from the 1980s? Here’s a quick trip down memory lane. Rubik’s Cube The actual story of this most famous toys actually began in 1974 when it was created by a Hungarian professor of architecture, Erno Rubik. At the time, Hungary was behind the Communist Iron Curtain so getting it to a wide audience was tough. That was thanks to mathematicians taking it to international conferences and an expat Hungarian entrepreneur took it…

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12 Quick Fire Christmas Gift Ideas And Stocking Fillers From Just £1.99!

Great ideas for presents at 7dayshop.com from just £1.99! Help make it a happy Christmas! Headphones These stylish wireless Bluetooth headphones offer superb sound at an affordable price with  a range of smartphones, tablets and other devices. The sleek design features a built-in microphone and built in controls. It pauses music and play back automatically when receiving an incoming call. Even better is the price of £11.99 – which includes delivery. To find out more, click here. Or what about these…

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Drive A Car Using Your MIND!

So, if you thought driverless cars alone were the future you might just be wrong. How about driving a car using the power of your mind? Well, apparently that’s not science fiction but science reality – and you can do just that right now. Chinese researchers have developed a system that allows a driver wearing brain signal reading equipment to control a car without using their hands or feet, reports the Reuters news agency. Using their brain alone, the driver can…

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Top Photographers Pick Their Favourite Pictures

Photographers who’ve featured on the 7dayshop blog pick their favourite images from the past 12 months. From the world of rock to space, aircraft, insects and landscapes, our photographers reveal why these images mean so much and how they took them. In no particular order, here they are – we hope you enjoy this gallery as much as we did putting it together. A View of Locbroom – Karen Appleyard This was taken on the descent of Meall Mor in the Scottish Highlands. It…

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Christmas fairy lights could be “slowing” down your Wi-Fi

Warning from telecoms watchdog comes as it releases new app that allows people to test their Wi-Fi set up. Wireless broadband may not be working as well as it could in nearly six million UK homes and offices, according to research published by UK regulator Ofcom, and it’s often down to the way the Wi-Fi is set up. In a press release, Ofcom said: “It could be down to something as simple as interference from other electronic devices, such as…

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