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Safe, Smart, and... Fun? The Surprising Science of ATMs

By Rachel Swaby on at

Using an automated teller machine is inherently risky. You stand there, your back turned, signaling to everyone around that you're about to have a wad of tens in your pocket. If you're lucky, there's a security guard on duty. But usually it's just you and whoever is lurking in that little convex mirror.

Greedy Government Forces DVD Prices Up

By Sam Gibbs on at

For ages now, we’ve been able to get our DVDs, games and Blu-rays on-the-cheap from Jersey, thanks to a little tax loophole called LVCR. Of course the government has been clamouring like a fat kid after cup cakes for all that missed tax. Now it’s been given the go-ahead to crush LVCR, meaning discs are going to get pricier from next month.