Sussex Police is conducting an interesting interactive experiment today, putting out a live, multi-channel, multimedia broadcast of its team going about their business, both back in the station and out on the streets.
Cruising down Street View, wondering what lies behind that ornate door? You'll soon be able to virtually poke your nose through certain letter boxes, thanks to Google's new Business Photos tool.
That Bill Gates, he's such a joker. Apparently you shouldn't bother attempting to be a billionaire like him; after a million, it's pretty much the same. I think Roman Abramovich might disagree, what with his frigate-sized yachts, but we get you Bill -- a packet of Walkers is still only 50p. [GeekWire]
According to survey results released by BT today, 20 per cent of grown ups here in the UK have literally never sent an email. Not even accidentally.
As part of the recent Engineering Frosh 2011 event, student engineers at the University of British Columbia answered an age-old question that every aspiring scientist must ask himself, "What happens when I mix these two things and throw it?" [Youtube]
You're the patient? Excellent, please lie down on this table. I'll be your doctor today but will be working from the next room, remotely controlling the needle-wielding robot above you — I'll try not to sneeze! Just kidding. So, who's ready for some eye surgery?
Not only is this fully functional rotisserie small enough to be used indoors, it actually folds down to a briefcase sized package that could even be stashed in the overhead bins on a plane. That 'no smoking' sign in the bathroom only pertains to cigarettes, right?
Fishermen in Córdoba, Argentina caught a three-eyed wolf fish in a reservoir fed by a local nuclear power plant, which will surely hinder the plant's owner's attempt to run for local office.
Do you know where you fit in chronologically with the seven billion or so human folk running around sweet Terra? BBC has a really cool tool that lets you plug in your birthday to get an approximation of which number human you were to sprout up on the planet.
Holy crap, are Reddit users launching a nefarious cyber-attack on the Pentagon's underwater drones? Apparently some very confused CNN producers thought so, broadcasting HTML source from a Reddit page to accompany a story about high-level government security breaches. Sigh.
It's 2:30am. You're blind drunk and desperately trying to log into your FB account on your phone—ya know, to see if that hottie from the last bar Friended you yet—but your damn beer sausage fingers entered the wrong password one too many times. What's a lush to do?
A month after Windows Phone 7.5 began shipping, Microsoft announced today that it is now pushing the Mango update to every eligible phone worldwide, regardless of network—with only three exceptions.
That's right, double what Japanese authorities originally estimated. That's a lot of cesium-137 to miss, so where did it all disappear to?
Motorola just announced their Q3 earnings and revealed that they only shipped 100,000 Xoom tablets in Q3. Shipped. Which is a far, far cry from actually sold. As a reference point, Apple sold 11 million iPads in the same quarter.
Over the past couple of years, SoundCloud has become a favourite tool of musicians, record labels, and blogs to get the latest sounds out to the masses. Their newly-revamped iOS app, released today, puts all that music front and centre.