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Stormtrooper armour protects charity hiker from deadly snake bite

A man hiking around Australia in full Imperial Sandtrooper armour has survived an encounter with one of the world's deadliest snakes, and he has his Star Wars costume to thank.

By 16 January 2015

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Express yourself with wood emojis for charity

Those wood emojis handcrafted by Nick Offerman made for a parody video on "Conan" are now available for sale in real life with proceeds going to charity.

By 11 December 2014

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Stormtrooper hikes across Australia and faces a croc for charity

Cane toads, soaring temperatures and a giant crocodile -- one Star Wars fan is braving it all on a 15,000-kilometre hike around Australia in full Imperial Sandtrooper armour, all to give his local children's hospital a new hope.

By 12 November 2014

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Tech execs get drenched in ice water for charity (pictures)

Some of tech's biggest names joined in on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which was started a few weeks ago by Massachusetts resident and ALS patient Pete Frates.

5 Images By 15 August 2014

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Save calories and help charities with Foodtweeks app

Talk about a win-win: You learn how to eat healthier, and local food banks get much-needed donations.

By 13 August 2014

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'Doctor Who' cosplayer to zipline off bridge for charity

Why should fictional Time Lords have all the glory in saving humans?

By 9 May 2014

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Mission Motorsport: Helping veterans through the medium of fast cars

Wounded veterans can struggle after returning home, and to help with this Mission Motorsport offers former service men and women the opportunity to get involved in motorsport. XCAR caught up with the charity to find out more.

28 January 2015

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Never-before-seen handwritten Turing manuscript up for auction

A 56-page notebook in which the computer scientist and mathematical genius worked on the foundations of computing will fall under the hammer in April.

By 27 January 2015

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Samsung prototypes brainwave-reading wearable stroke detector

A group of Samsung engineers has come up with a system that monitors your brain, to warn you of an impending stroke.

By 23 January 2015

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Man returns stolen Android tablet when he can't work it

A British man steals a tablet from a charity store and, eight days later, tries to donate it back because he can't get it to run.

By 30 December 2014