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If you develop for the web, one challenge you always come across is how to make the best use of screen estate across so many different screens, layouts, an... by Rita El Khoury in Google, News
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Big news!
Late yesterday, the Financial Times reported that SwiftKey was in talks with Microsoft about a potential acquisition that could be officially announced dur... by Rita El Khoury in Applications, News
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Coffee Science: How to Make the Best French Press Coffee at Home - Serious Eats http://nzzl.us/opbFwao via @nuzzel
Wondering how to make better coffee in a French press? Technique and tips, plus the science behind why this brewing method is a bit different from the rest.
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Come and join us next Friday and Saturday to discover some wonders of the night skies.
Do you fancy an evenings stargazing? We are delighted to be hosting a Stargazing Live Event on the evenings of 22nd and 23rd of January 2016. Following the popular BBC Stargazing Live TV series broadcast from the 12th January, Astronomy societies across the country team up to provide the general public with the opportunity to look at the night sky through high powered astronomy telescopes. The event will run from 8pm until 10pm ...
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Interesting: Google Cardboard Camera brings your photos to life with VR-like experience http://phandroid.com/2015/12/03/google-cardboard-camera/
Google's cost-efficient VR headset Cardboard just got a lot more personal. The company has released a new camera app made specifically for capturing photos in virtual reality.
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If you develop for the web, one challenge you always come across is how to make the best use of screen estate across so many different screens, layouts, an... by Rita El Khoury in Google, News
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Some cool stuff from NASA here.
When NASA’s first mission to Mars kicks off in 2018, the goal is to make sure that the agency’s new rocket can make it out there before they start sending people. So, instead of a crew, this first mission will be filled with equipment for 13 science projects...including a gigantic laser flashlight that will orbit the Moon.
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Interesting stuff.
Sending something up into space? Having it stay up there while people live there as it orbits the Earth? Becoming an outpost far, far away from home? Just incredible. Building a habitable space station satellite will always be an amazing feat of engineering and planning and sheer human ingenuity. Here are all the space stations that have ever orbited Earth, from the Salyut to Skylab to ISS and everything else in between and after.
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Great feature.
In order to counter the adverse effects of bright light on our eyes, Google Play Books has introduced the Night Light feature.
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Interesting move: Business Insider: Microsoft just beat Apple to the punch in a big way (MSFT, AAPL) http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwh9SGnSc
Cortana, the digital personal assistant that...
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Fancy seeing a real space suit & planetarium, & stargazing via high powered telescopes? Register now for Cosmic Kidz.
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UK based tech enthusiast, programmer and amateur astronomer, passionate about technology and helping people get the most from it.

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Fantastic! Love the walled garden, woodland walks and lakes. There is also an excellent kids adventure park. The cafe is in a beautiful old building and there is also the ring that inspired Tolkien's Lord Of The Rings.
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