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Would You Want to Know Your Death Date?

The government's considering a seemingly quite morbid plan to issue pensioners with an estimated date of death, as part of a shake-up of the pension scheme designed to encourage people to take better care of their finances in old age. Is that horrifying, or would you actually like to know when you're likely to die? Read More >>

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Are You Self-Employed and Hating it Like 450,000 Others in the UK?

The supposedly relaxing life of the self-employed modern worker isn't working out well for some, with stats suggesting around 450,000 of the UK's newly self-employed population would rather have normal regular jobs. Jobs where someone else does the bloody taxes and fixes your computer. Read More >>

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What's Your Biggest Online Fail?

A few weeks ago, we had a nice little chat where we described our proudest online accomplishments. It was fun! But now it's time we cut ourselves back down to size. Today, we'll be admitting our biggest online fails. Read More >>

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Lettuce Mourn the Passing of Greenery in T.G.I. Friday's Burgers

It's as synonymous with a hearty burger as a portion of fries or a milkshake, but T.G.I. Friday's is now preparing to stop serving lettuce with its burgers. Turning over a new leaf, it believes that its diners won't miss the ingredient in its recipes. Read More >>

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Would You Care if British Number Plates Took on the EU Design?

The UK's traditional yellow-rear and white-front car number plates may be under threat, as an EU vote concerning a standardised European plate system goes to the vote. Read More >>

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Are You or is Someone You Love Still Using Windows XP?

Today, Microsoft will be halting any and all support for its fervently-clung-to Windows XP operating system. Which—as far as we can tell—is going to leave quite a few people vulnerable to the internet's many ills. Read More >>

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What's Your Favourite Piece of Fitness Technology?

We often only think of the technology that makes our lives more productive or entertaining. But what about the stuff that allows us to have the most fun outdoors? Read More >>

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Which World Cup 2014 Nation Has the Best Football Kit?

Ball, ball, ball, footie, footie, footie. Yep, it's that time once again -- a summer dominated by "the beautiful game", if not beautiful weather. The FIFA World Cup 2014 will kick off on Thursday June 12th, and today we've been given the final line up of each of the 32 participating national football teams' kits. Read More >>

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What's Your Favourite Movie or TV Plot That Would be Obsolete Today?

Technology's so great. All this communication capability can put you in touch with your friends and family, no matter where in the world they are. Which blows a giant hole through most of the movie and TV plots written up until, say, the late 1990s. What's your favourite storyline that would never exist in a world with cell phones and internet? Read More >>

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What's Your Favourite Beer Label?

The New York Times has been stepping up its beer coverage this week, with a hilarious piece on a pair of identical twin brewmasters who hate each other's guts and an equally amazing design critique of beer labels by storied graphic designer Milton Glaser. Read More >>

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MH370 Families Notified of Sad Fate by Text and Social Media, But What Do You Think Would've Been More Appropriate?

In this hyper-connected age, we're used to getting information in an instant. When you're solving a pub argument over a beer that's great, but, as our readers have discussed in relation to flight MH370, there are also certain situations where the immediacy of a text or email can seem cold compared to face-to-face human contact. Read More >>

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Prometheus 2 Looks Set for a March 2016 Release, But Do You Care?

A new report from the Hollywood Reporter lays out 20th Century Fox's movie release roadmap. Among the Marvel superhero flicks and unfathomably popular Liam Neeson action movies sits an unnamed Ridley Scott film, set for March 4th 2016. All evidence points to this being Prometheus 2, AKA Paradise. But given how disappointing the first movie turned out, should we still be excited? Read More >>

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Should People Be Allowed to Drink and "Drive" Self-Driving Cars?

Autonomous cars are coming soon, people, maybe as soon as 2015, maybe as soon as 2015 for the citizens of California. And with them will be a whole set of new rules and regulations when it comes to driving. Or, ahem, not driving. Read More >>

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Would You Customise Your First Born Child?

The recent announcement by a British medical ethics board in favour of an experimental three-parent IVF treatment—wherein the genetic material from three donors, not the usual two, is used to create a foetus—has once again stirred the pot of reproductive controversy. So where exactly is the line between prenatal treatments and eugenic experiments? Read More >>

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What's Your Proudest Online Accomplishment?

The internet is the place to pump your ideas out and hope they'll resonate with someone somewhere. When digital strangers agree with your opinions, fawn over your pictures, or laugh at your jokes, it feels good, man. What was your biggest internet hit? Read More >>

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Where do You Actually Store all Your Online Stuff?

With Google dropping the cost for its Drive service to just £6 a month for an absurdly mammoth 1TB of storage, it's a great time to think: "Wow, well I maybe I should cram all my digital crap into the same place for simplicity!" But it's never that easy. Read More >>

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