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By Gary Cutlack on at

Be a Policeman For a Day, Today, Live

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.

How an Unknown Games Retailer Committed Suicide at a Gaming Awards Event

By Bulent Yusuf on at

Last night was the occasion of the Games Media Awards 2011. This is a special night for games journalists, travelling from across the land (well, mainly Bath) to gather in one venue and clap each other on the back. This is a rare occasion where we get to celebrate our hard work championing the most progressive entertainment medium in the world. Except, things didn’t go precisely as planned.

Aliens Come to Abduct You in Your Sleep

By Sam Gibbs on at

Otherworldly, out-of-body experiences and alien abductions -- they've been the stuff of legend for decades. Turns out, they're probably just figments of our imaginations and scientists are trying to prove it.

Facebook Goes Arctic For Chilling Effect

By Sam Gibbs on at

When you think of Facebook you don't exactly think 'environmentally friendly'. All those data centres burning through electricity, powering your virtual social lives. Facebook's first push out of the US might be a tad kinder to the environment, using Arctic cooling.