High Roller Takes Casino For £22 Million With Security Camera Hijack

Australia's biggest casino was taken for £22 million, when its own security cameras were used against it by a high-roller who managed to hijack the surveillance systems. Read More >>

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Anyone Can Be a Pool Shark When This Projector Calls the Shots

Pool is simple if you know your geometry. And physics. And have good hand-eye coordination. And while none of those seem that hard on their own, they can be a little tough to put together. But with a little help from tech, it becomes as easy as just keeping your eyes open. Read More >>

Developer Sacked for Outsourcing His Entire Job to China

The truly lazy are often the most creative. Like this developer, who was caught outsourcing his entire job to China so that he could spend his time at work... not working. Read More >>

Five of Physics's Greatest Sex Scandals

Physicists need love, too. Just ask Paul Frampton, the physics professor who was sentenced recently after an alleged scam involving drugs and a bikini model. Read More >>

How to Get Away With an Affair in 2012

We'll probably never know the entire story of the Petraeus Affair—the CIA isn't known for its candor. But we do know that one of the most powerful men in the world, tasked with keeping the greatest secrets of the United States, wasn't able to hide his personal covert action over Gmail. That's really bad. The good news is, you can do better. Read More >>

Blood, Sweat and Engineers: Technological Innovation and Performance in Sport

Why are humans all over the world so fascinated by sport? It must have something to do with the desire to win. And yet winning isn't just down to how much you want it. Winning, especially at the highest levels, usually involves getting an edge on your opponent through innovation. Or as the Audi slogan goes: "vorsprung durch technik," or advantage through technology. Read More >>

Scrabble Cheater Cheats at National Championships

Cheating in the living room is one thing, but getting kicked out of a national championship for cheating is something else completely and definitely has to be a pretty low point in life, as one top US Scrabble player found after he was caught hiding blank letter tiles. Read More >>


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