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This Awesome Space Exploring App Makes Sci-Fi a Reality and Microsoft's Surface Finally Worthwhile

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You know those amazing space navigation tabletop-systems you always see in sci-fi flicks? Microsoft’s made one, and it’s called NUIverse. Okay, it’s got a crappy name, but it allows you to navigate around the stars just like in the movies. You can go pinching, zooming, swiping and virtually flying through space, with up to 100,000 stars rendered in real-time, all with a head-up display to boot.

Virgin's Pumping Wi-Fi Down the Tube

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We heard that the Tube was going to get free Wi-Fi in stations before the Olympics, but now London’s Mayor, Boris Johnson, has announced that it’ll be Virgin who’s handling the initially-free service for Transport for London. It’ll be shoving in hotspot gear into 80 stations across the network to come online in July, with a further 40 to be Wi-Fi-enabled before the year is out.

What's the Best Way to Find Porn? Employ 15-Year-Old Boys of Course

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In a rare stroke of governmental genius, Pakistan turned to a 15-year-old boy to track down all of the world’s porn sites in an attempt to filter-out smut. Proving no one is better at hunting down porn than teenagers, young Ghazi Muhammad Abdullah managed to index almost 780,000 sex sites in just six months – now that’s heck of a lot of porn.