Technology and Money

Dragons in Game of Thrones Are Like Nuclear Weapons in the Real World
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Because we all need a good dose of geopolitics in between sword fights, White Walkers, and boobs, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has a thorough analysis of all the ways dragons are just like nuclear weapons. It’s actually a stunningly obvious comparison once you get down to it. Read more…

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Follow the Parisian Adventures of The Red Balloon
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Look, here is a promise from me to you: There is no more better way to spend 34 minutes of your time tonight than sitting down and (re)watching The Red Balloon. Read more…

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Boiling Coca-Cola turns the soda into this gross black goopy tar
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The delicious diabetes drink commonly known as soda is a true scientific wonder. We know it’s crap but we love it anyway. CrazyRussianHacker wanted to show just how much crap (and sugar) is in one bottle of Coke so he boiled out all the water in the soda to see what was leftover. The refreshing […]

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Why it's harder to make money on Android than on Apple's …
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You can read it in its entirety here (registration required). E-mail. Tweet. Facebook. Google Plus. Linkedin. Share icons. Reprint. Retail Home Depot. Home Depot latest chain to get drawn into gun debate. Tech Apple.

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Lupita Nyong’o, <i>Game of Thrones</i>‘ Brienne join <i>Star Wars</i> cast
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Oscar winner, Tarth warrior sign up for Abu Dhabi shoot Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o and Game of Thrones fan favourite Gwendoline Christie have joined the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII in as-yet-unknown roles.…

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Sony Unveils Xperia T3, World’s Slimmest 5.3 Inch Smartphone
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Sony seems to be getting its smartphones right and is hitting the sweet spot for consumers with devices like the Xperia Z2. On Tuesday, Sony announced an all-new smartphone dubbed the Xperia T3, which is a combination of premium design and the right hardware to go with it. When Sony teased us with an image […]

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Robot butterflies made from recycled phones are slightly terrifying
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The cool-yet-creepy mechanical bugs have been built to promote recycling, and are constructed from bits of old phones, including iPhones and HTC mobiles.

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Rich people can scheme in secret with £6,750 Vertu Signature Touch
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The titanium, sapphire and calfskin Vertu Signature Touch smartphone costs thousands but gets you into the most exclusive clubs.

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Robot butterflies are built from bits of old phones (pictures)
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Simultaneously creepy and kind of cool, these mechanical bugs were built to promote tech recycling.

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