The world was supposed to end in May 2011, according to one prophecy, unless that was really just the beginning of the end, in which case the end of the end is set for Wednesday.
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At the unveiling of a fashion designer's new collection, Gwendoline Christie, the actress best known as Brienne of Tarth, was the centrepiece.
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The rumors are true. A soft-drink company is also preparing to start selling phones. What a weird future we live in.
Hear ye, hear ye! Win a little clip-on device that automatically adjusts the volume of your mobile device based on ambient noise.
After looking like he might single-handedly defeat the Empire in the Battle of Hoth, Luke Skywalker's life gets cut short in this Star Wars Battlefront gameplay video.
Win a five-pack of clever electrical-outlet coverplates with a built-in USB port at the bottom. No batteries or wires required.
The Skarp laser razor on Kickstarter promises to give you a close shave without all the irritation.
The Audiophiliac reviews Eilon Paz' "Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting" coffee table book.
If you want to be a guitar hero, this portable wireless fretboard with companion interactive apps could be a good start. Here's your chance to get one free. No tuning needed.