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GoPro Camera Captures Insane Footage Inside A Rocket Engine

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 5 November 2014 | UK Tech
A GoPro camera has captured a rarely-seen-before sight: the close-up of a rocket just as it's about to take off. To help see all the stages of a rocket burn the team at Copengagen Suborbitals placed the GoPro Hero3 inside one of their test rigs where the engine...

The Sun And The Planets: To Scale

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 5 November 2014 | UK Tech
Earth is pretty big, for humans at least. On a cosmological scale however it's a speck of dust compared to the planets and stars that surround us. Take this diagram that has just appeared on Reddit's Space subreddit for example, it shows so effectively just how small...

'The Automatic Motorist' (1911) Is The Best Movie About Self-Driving Cars Ever Made

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 5 November 2014 | UK Tech
The best science fiction film you'll watch this week isn't the one about Magic Mike In Space. It's this incredible 103-year-old masterpiece about a robot driver. 'The Automatic Motorist' was made in 1911 by director WR Booth, and with more than a nod to Georges Méliès is one...

'Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Bugs: What's Wrong On PS4 and Xbox One?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 5 November 2014 | UK Tech
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is officially out today in the UK and already it's starting to suffer from the inevitable teething pains that come from a major new game release. READ MORE: 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Kevin Spacey Review Roundup According to Engadget the...

'Drone Boning' Is Porn, By Drones

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 5 November 2014 | UK Tech
People are doing pretty much everything with drones now, from taking selfies (basic), recreating Star Wars (advanced) and delivering packages to mysterious islands in the North Sea (we have a winner). And so of course someone is making porn with them. The result is 'Drone...

GTA V First Person Mode Confirmed For Xbox One And PS4

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 5 November 2014 | UK Tech
Rockstar has unveiled in a shock announcement that GTA V on Xbox One and PS4 will let you play in first person, letting you play the game from an entirely different perspective. This is the first time in its history that Grand Theft Auto has offered the feature...

Nationwide Launch Android Wear App, For Some Reason

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 5 November 2014 | UK Tech
You can now check your bank balance on your smartwatch, in case it has ever occurred to you that you might want to do that. Customers of Nationwide can now check their balances using a watch on their wrist, because that might conceivably make sense. Nationwide Building Society said that...

McDonald's Shows You How The McRib Is Made

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 4 November 2014 | UK Tech
McDonald's has published a video finally lifting the lid on the mystery that has plagued Americans for years: How do they make the McRib. The foodstuff isn't available in the UK, but it's a big hit over with our American cousins thanks in part to the way it...

Magic Mushrooms - Or Psilocybin - Have This Remarkable Effect On Your Brain

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | 4 November 2014 | UK
This is what your brain looks like when you’re tripping on magic mushrooms. The remarkable graphic on the right was created using fMRI imaging on 15 participants who had ingested psilocybin, the active ingredient in hallucinogenic “magic” mushrooms, which can cause sounds and...

Rosetta Landing Site Is Named 'Agilkia'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 4 November 2014 | UK Tech
Agilkia. That is the name of the spot on the head of a comet where the European Space Agency might be about to pull off one of the most remarkable feats in the history of space exploration. They're going to land on a moving comet. ...

Space Hoax: 9 Ridiculous Things People Still Think Are True About Space

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 4 November 2014 | UK Tech
Over the last week we've noticed one thing above everything else in our weekly traffic reports: a lot of you are still googling that whole 'Six days of darkness!' rubbish that NASA was forced to deny last week. And it's not the only ridiculous space hoax that exists...

Conan O'Brien's Clueless Gamer Takes On 'Call Of Duty'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 4 November 2014 | UK Tech
'Call Of Duty' is weird at the best of times, but when played by someone who is totally unwilling to look past its oddities it can get downright surreal. Take an already infamous scene in the new game, Advanced Warfare, in which your character attends a funeral and is asked,...

'First Person' Movie 'Hardcore' Is Essentially Call Of Duty: The Film

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 4 November 2014 | UK Tech
You know how the best thing about games like Call of Duty is watching someone play it and not being able to play yourself? No, us neither. But one filmmaker is banking on that being much, much more endurable than it sounds -- and judging from this one clip from...

British Museum Will Let You Print 3D Copies Of Its Best Artefacts

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | 4 November 2014 | UK Tech
The British Museum has opened a digital shop - but they're not just selling rubbers and pencils. In fact, they're not selling anything: the museum has launched is a pretty spectacular new way to own versions of some of the best and most iconic objects in their collection, for free....

Freak Cloud Looks Like Independence Day UFO Has Arrived

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | 4 November 2014 | UK Tech
Citizens in the seaside town of Wonthaggi, Australia were treated to a terrifying sight on 3 November when they awoke to find a cloud formation unlike any other they'd seen before. The circular oval-shaped formation reminded almost all the residents of just one thing: Independence Day. With...

Man Makes Bike With Literal Ice Wheels

Thomas Tamblyn | 4 November 2014 | UK Tech
Colin Furze is back and his latest invention might be both his dumbest and yet at the same time, his best idea. What happens when you build a bike with wheels made out of ice? READ MORE: Colin Furze Builds Giant Metal Bum To 'Fart' At...

Rita Ora Cries 'Hack' After Embarrassing Twitter Stunt Backfires

Thomas Tamblyn | 4 November 2014 | UK Tech
Rita Ora has cried 'hack' after a tweet was sent from her account claiming that if enough people retweeted, she'd release a new song on Monday. The tweet was sent on 31 October and read: "Dropping my new song Monday if this get 100,000 retweets (sic)." According to

Virgin Galactic 'Astronaut' Namira Salim Says Branson Will Still Fly To Space

Michael Rundle | 4 November 2014 | UK Tech
One of first investors to buy a seat on Virgin Galactic has insisted she will still fly to space aboard Richard Branson's craft. Namira Salim, who is a 'founder astronaut' and supporter of Branson's venture, told the Huffington Post that the crash was a "serious hurdle" but could be overcome....

'Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Kevin Spacey Review Roundup

Thomas Tamblyn | 4 November 2014 | UK Tech
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has arrived, and along with it comes one of the most high-profile Hollywood performances in a video game yet. We are of course talking about Kevin Spacey's turn as Jonathan Irons, the CEO of a private army hellbent on remoulding the world...

Chris Hadfield's 'Space Oddity' Is Back On YouTube (Thanks To David Bowie)

Michael Rundle | 4 November 2014 | UK Tech
Of all the amazing things that Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield did during his time as commander of the International Space Station - such as, for instance, being on the space station - it was his musical 'interpretation' of David Bowie's classic 'Space Oddity' that made him truly internet famous. Unfortunately...
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