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    CryptoKitties craze slows down transactions on Ethereum

    A new craze for virtual kittens is slowing down trade in one of the largest crypto-currencies. CryptoKitties lets players buy and breed "crypto-pets" on Ethereum's underlying blockchain network. The game's developers told the Bloomberg news agency that CryptoKitties was a "key step" to making...
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    Science records Evolution in Progress

    Full Story here http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-42103058 excerpt from bbc webpage Galapagos finches caught in act of becoming new species A population of finches on the Galapagos has been discovered in the process of becoming a new species. This is the first example of...
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    Its dying after constant use for 13 years

    Time to get the usefull Data off of this before all its good for is >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>nothing Its had a hard life and constant daily use Its outlived Two socket 478 Three different socket 775 a 1156 and now its dying on the 1366 Its had Win 98 Me Xp Pro and Win 7
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    Total Eclipse Augest 21 2017 (America ) and partial eclipse elsewhere

    Check out how the Eclipse coverage is near you https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/interactive_map/index.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ The event, dubbed the Great American Eclipse, will blot out sunlight across a 70-mile...
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    India launch new heavy lift Rocket

    India has successfully launched its GSLV Mark III heavy-lift rocket on schedule The launcher represents India's entry into heavy rocketry: its GSLV Mark III is currently able to hoist four tonnes to a geosynchronous transfer orbit, or eight tonnes to low earth orbit.
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    The pie at night: Meat and potato treat 'sent into space'

    A meat and potato pie attached to a weather balloon has been "sent into space". The pioneering pastry - believed to be the first ever launched into the stratosphere - was launched from Wigan earlier. Space enthusiasts have attached a camera and tracking equipment and monitor the pie's progress...
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    New Forum/feature ?

    Any chance of a trash bin (read only of course ) so Deleted posts can be read
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    Warning this is a Spoof do not do this

    Warning this is a Spoof do not do this unless your A rich STUPID TWAT
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    Facebook and Virus Problem (Solved but still open for coment)

    Sister is having probs with facebook on my spare laptop ( i don't do Facebook She use's Spare laptop every night when she vists myself and mainly My Dad She is devoted to him ). Tonight She can log on to face book using her husbands details no problems if she logs on with her own details it...
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    Microsoft and win 10 decided to ban some browsers

    Microsoft thought of the children and decided to ban some browsers Redmond's Family Settings now block browsers-without-filters by default Microsoft has updated its family filters to block some rival browsers and says it's done so to think of the children. The changes are part of its bid to end...
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    BT IS SUING VALVE, or rather Steam

    BT is putting pressure on Valve over Steam BT IS SUING VALVE, or rather Steam, over the use of what the telecoms firm claimed is patented technology. American sports network ESPN was first with the news, somehow stumbling across BT's 111-page legal complaint against Steam. MORE ON STORY HERE...
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    Microsoft enables Bandwidth Theft switch by default

    Microsoft has slipped out an update to Windows 10 to early testers letting you slurp software updates from others across the internet. The Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14915 that has gone to testers on its Windows Insider "Fast Ring" comes with Delivery Optimisation broadly enabled. READ...
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    [EU] 16 Gig USB Drive

    20 August till they Gone Buy one 16 gig USB Drive get one Free 16 gig USB Drive for £4.99 (that includes the Free one ) Available from Staples in the UK Info came from the Crap inc with Sun on Saturday ps Staples open on Sundays
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    Viva la France

    Hard to say for a limy but VIVA la Froggie's Microsoft ordered to fix 'excessively intrusive, insecure' Windows 10 Story here for those interested http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/07/20/france_windows_10_microsoft/ For those Adverse to going to theRegister a quick summery A French regulator...
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    Microsoft's Windows 10 nagware goes FULL SCREEN in final push

    Meet the new BSoD – the Blue Screen of Despair As the Windows 10 free upgrade period draws to a close, Microsoft is stepping up its operating system's nagware to full-screen takeovers. The Redmond software giant confirmed today it will start showing dark blue screens urging people to install...
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    There is HOPE YET All is not lost :)

    A CALIFORNIA woman has set a precedent after a court ruled that she was entitled to damages over the installation of Windows 10 on her machine. Teri Goldstein, a travel agent, testified that the new operating system had auto-downloaded, started to install, failed, and left her Windows 7...
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    Windows 95 on the Xbox

    vid
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    Windows 10 and Skype

    Updategate: Microsoft said to be auto-creating Skype accounts in Windows 10 Doesn't even check to see whether you need one Rumor /Story here http://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/2458451/updategate-microsoft-said-to-be-auto-creating-skype-accounts-in-windows-10
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    This is the Second from last thing any Astronaut wants to see

    story here http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/05/12/tiny_space_trash_impact_cracks_window_on_international_space_station/ PS the last thing any Astronaut wants to see is the entire window blowing out
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    Murcury to Transit the sun "Its all over"

    Mercury will transit the Sun next Monday, and those wishing to witness this occasional event without risking blindness will be pleased to know that NASA will have full coverage. The planet will creep across the Sun's fiery surface between 11:12 GMT (7:12 AM EDT, 12:12 BST) and 18:42 GMT (2:42...
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    NASA predicts a rare full moon on Christmas

    A full moon will light up the skies this Christmas, a rare event which has not occurred since 1977 and will not happen again till 2034 A full moon will light up the skies this Christmas, a rare event which has not occurred since 1977 and will not happen again till 2034, according to NASA...
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    NASA cancels launch of next Mars probe due to instrument leak

    A U.S. science satellite slated to launch to Mars in March has been grounded due to leak in a key research instrument, NASA said on Tuesday, creating uncertainty about the future of a widely anticipated effort to study the interior of the planet. The spacecraft, known as InSight, was designed to...
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    Another First from a British Astronaut

    Astronaut Tim Peake calls wrong number from space station. UK astronaut Tim Peake has tweeted a light-hearted apology after dialling a wrong number from space and saying to a woman on the other end of the line: "Hello, is this planet Earth?" Mr Peake said on Twitter it was not intended to be a...
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    Fans of Descent lock and load

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=229&v=3Q1ccqV4M5I ocultis rift ready 6 Axis of puking power for those that have the head set and motion sickness