In a crushing blow to Enya, Yanni and John Tesh devotees, a Manchester group has composed what sound therapists and scientists are calling the most relaxing song ever created.
Megapixels? Oh sod off, the megapixel race is well and truly over. Not because the manufacturers have stopped shouting about the number of pixels in their cameras, but simply because photographers stopped caring at some point about half a decade ago.
Scientists have found that the bigger your Facebook friend roster is, the larger your brain is.
Want to make this Lego DeLorean BTTF set a reality? Lego is finally crowdsourcing designs with its new Cuusoo platform; it's basically a Lego Kickstarter. Here are our favorite Lego dreams—let's help bring 'em to life.
I love Pixar. You love Pixar. Everyone who bleeds blood, inhales oxygen and has a soul loves Pixar. We all need to prove it and wear this Luxo Jr. Lamp for Halloween this year. It's just like the logo. This is so awesome.
YouTube is pretty legendary for its horrendously insulting commenters. Homophobia, racism, sexism -- it's all there. But some insulters can be quite witty. The YouTube Insult Generator is a search engine for decent insults; finally you can mine something useful out of the tosh. [YouTube Insult Generator via Wired UK]
US monitoring body the American Academy of Pediatrics has updated its research on the effects of TV-watching on toddlers, concluding that there are "potentially negative effects and no known positive effects" from plonking baby down in front of the box.
If you're using an Android phone, you have so many options! Widgets. Wallpapers. Launchers. Apps. Settings. Tweaks. EVERYTHING IS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS. Hell, you can even transform your Android phone into an iPhone. Just look at that home screen, it's exactly like iOS. Cool? COOL.
Coldplay? Or maybe just Eye of the Tiger on repeat? Whatever they listen to, they can now stream those favourite tracks on Spotify's brand new BlackBerry app. A Premium subscription is required (£10/month), but all the usual features are included. No love for Torch 9800 owners, mind you. [Spotify]
The knowingly sexist Duke Nukem has got himself in trouble with the UK Advertising Standards Authority, which has barred publisher 2K Games from showing its lapdancing-themed Duke advert before 11.00pm.
What magic HTC has employed when creating the HTC Titan, we'll never know. Despite it fronting up a mammoth 4.7-inch screen, it's still only 9.9mm thick. Sorry -- 9.9mm thin. We suspect nimble-fingered elf-labour, but can't be sure. And how they squeezed a whole frickin' mango inside that brushed aluminium case, well -- that's one for the Food Standards Agency, that is.
While the vast majority of Brits can only dream of the kind of connectivity the likes of South Korea have, residents of Prices Court in Wandsworth can live that dream as of today -- gigabit broadband is go.
Foreign Secretary William Hague has spoken out on the digital threats facing the UK, claiming the government is "trying to prevent an arms race in cyber space" by upping its spending on preventing digital attacks.