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Victorian

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​Victorian Government threatens to prosecute UberX drivers

The battle between Uber and the authorities has escalated, with the Victorian Taxi Services Commission saying it will prosecute "repeat offenders" caught driving for Melbourne's UberX ridesharing service.

By May 27, 2014

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Victorian Darth Vader steampunk dress is creepy

Darth Vader gets a new look and a sex change with a dark Victorian steampunk costume featuring an LED necklace.

By June 3, 2013

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Victorian-era calculator cranks away

The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif., shows off its functioning Babbage Difference Engine.

December 6, 2010

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Doctor Loo, the toilet of choice for Time Lords

The Warmley Waiting Room Cafe in the UK recently outfitted a replica Tardis with a Victorian-style bathroom. Because even the Doctor needs to take care of business sometimes.

By August 29, 2014

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Customs seize haul of iPhone-shaped Tasers

Australian Customs and Police have netted a massive illegal weapons haul, arresting a Victorian man for importing 6,000 weapons, including hundreds of iPhone-shaped Tasers.

By May 4, 2014

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Photos: The Victorian engine that could

A forward-thinking mathematician and engineer, Charles Babbage designed the Difference Engine in 1847. His work is now on display.

By May 5, 2008

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Eagle-eyed cops hone in on phones in cars

Victorian police are cracking down on drivers who use their phone behind the wheel thanks to new camera technology that allows cops to spy out offenders from afar.

By April 15, 2014

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Don't trust Apple Maps: Victoria Police

Victorian police have issued a warning to motorists travelling towards Mildura to put away their iPhones and iPads, and not trust Apple's Maps to navigate.

By December 10, 2012

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Portal goes steampunk with gorgeous gun replica

Artist Duncan Shirah creates a delightful culture clash by meshing the sci-fi world of Portal with Victorian times in a Portal gun unlike any other.

By September 3, 2012

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Hands-on with Babbage's Difference Engine

You think the MacBook Air is a beautiful computer? It's got nothing on this five-ton, Victorian-era beast.

By December 7, 2010