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The 140 character limit: Art or Farce?

March 29, 2013 4:42 pm0 comments
The 140 character limit: Art or Farce?

140 characters for your thoughts: welcome to twitter. Twitter began as a system of mobile phone text messages linking up to a larger internet network. On early mobile phones, 140 characters was the maximum limit allowed for a single text; hence, twitter’s character limit was set at this figure. So surely […]

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Threat of asteroid impact should unite international community

February 27, 2013 8:30 pm0 comments
Threat of asteroid impact should unite international community

Scientists of the Russian Academy of Sciences continue to investigate the meteorite explosion recorded in the Chelyabinsk region near the Chebarkul lake on 15 February 2013, after which more than 1.5 thousand people sought medical care. Modern methods of detection of celestial bodies have been unable to predict this threat, […]

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Faceless Facebook

February 24, 2013 2:03 pm0 comments
Faceless Facebook

Facebook stalking is something which seems to define our culture. Living behind screens, ‘interacting’ with people via ‘Pokes’, ‘Tweets’ and ‘Likes’. Bored stalkers, faceless behind their laptop screens, clicking away in the artificial blue glow of their laptops with trance-like eyes. We all do it, don’t we, if we’re honest? […]

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Energy: An unsustainable way of life

February 16, 2013 3:30 pm0 comments
Energy: An unsustainable way of life

Having the energy to walk outside, in my opinion, is one of life’s great pleasures, nothing seems to fill me with such a feeling of utter content and well-being than a nice stroll outside, often in the dead of night when the breeze is cool and with one of those […]

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Deep down the conscience of the Hidden Web.

January 4, 2013 6:10 pm0 comments
Deep down the conscience of the Hidden Web.

The Hidden Web, also know as Deep Web, is a part of the World Wide Web that isn’t accessible alongside sites like Google, Yahoo or Facebook. It exists below the surface of the Internet we access daily and the reality is darker, more dangerous and more depraved than you can […]

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The 3D Invasion

October 13, 2012 11:30 pm0 comments
The 3D Invasion

Everyone loves television, that’s virtually a fact. For over fifty years this little box of technology has sat in people’s houses, entertaining and captivating audiences with an endlessly diverse array of shows. Television is a portal, offering an escape from everyday life into a fantasy world in which anything is […]

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Generation Game

September 24, 2012 3:20 pm0 comments
Generation Game

We’ve all heard the term ‘back in my day’, usually by grandparents and parents and more recently my own generation. Scrolling through Facebook there are always statuses and memes etc. complaining about the fact that children now-a-days have their own phone, and laptops and games consoles, but ‘back in my […]

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eSports and other drugs

September 20, 2012 4:03 pm8 comments
eSports and other drugs

Two weeks have passed since Valve’s Dota2 million dollar tournament, The International, concluded and people are still in awe. The final match between iG and Na’Vi resulted in the victory of the Chinese squad due to the excellent TA plays by Ferrari_430 and the risky strategies adopted by Puppey, the […]

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