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This Chinese Mutant Boy Can See In the Dark

By Sam Gibbs on at

Colour me sceptical, but reports are coming out of China that a boy called Nong Youhui who has “bright blue eyes just like westerners”, can apparently see in the dark like a cat. He proved his prowess by taking a series of tests in near darkness, which had onlookers and reporters alike convinced. His eyes apparently reflect light like a cat’s do.

Nintendo's Wii U Launching Here in Time For Christmas

By Gary Cutlack on at

Shortly after announcing some terrible financial data including a predicted full-year loss of around £370m thanks to aggressive hardware price-cuts, Nintendo's president revealed a launch date for its Wii U console. The crazy tablet hybrid will arrive in the US, Europe, Australia and Japan in time for 2012's Christmas consumer bonanza. That'll fix everything. [Reuters]

Nokia Has Sold 1.5 Billion Series 40 Mobiles

By Gary Cutlack on at

While we've been spending the last few years being excited about iPhones and hundreds of different Android models, Nokia has been slowly ratcheting up an incredible milestone with its Series 40 handsets -- now claiming to have sold 1.5 billion of them.