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Researchers build pub to find out why people get hammered

A UK university wants to understand why people get drunk. So it spent $33,000 on a pub laboratory with microphones and hidden cameras to solve a great human mystery. (Maybe not so much of a mystery?)

By February 18, 2014

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X-ray reveals the secrets of burned Vesuvius scrolls

Scrolls that were damaged, but not destroyed, in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius may now be read for the first time in nearly two millennia.

By January 20, 2015

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Man tweets 'joke' that he hit cyclist, gets fired

Technically Incorrect: A UK stockbroker says that his tweet about hitting a cyclist with his car was merely a joke. Twitter users and his employers don't find it funny.

By January 6, 2015

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BT Sport will be 'more relaxed' than Sky in pub fight

BT promises its sporting coverage will be more more gentle than Sky's frenetic shows as their fight spills into the pubs.

By July 2, 2013

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Plant-based gel can stop traumatic bleeding in seconds

Biotech startup Suneris has developed a plant-based polymer it says functions like "Lego building blocks for the body," drastically reducing the amount of time it takes to stop a wound from bleeding.

By November 20, 2014

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This beautiful lamp uses water to diffuse light

The brainchild of French designer Arturo Erbsman, the Atmos lamp eloquently uses water condensation and evaporation to diffuse light into the room.

By November 19, 2014

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Wobbly glass stops you texting at the pub

A beer glass concept is designed so that it will fall over unless propped up by a mobile phone.

By June 18, 2013

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Wi-Fi is now free when you visit the UK, if you have a MasterCard

MasterCard customers can enjoy free Internet on trips to the UK without paying out a single pound, shilling or ha'penny.

By October 22, 2014

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​'Mad Max in a space suit': Borderlands puts Australia on the moon

With Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, 2K Australia has created a new breed of video game -- an irreverent twist on the famous franchise with a distinct "Space Opera Australiana" edge.

By October 9, 2014