British Booze-Lover Completes 20,000-Mile Pub Pilgrimage

As a frequently sauced-up Scotsman, I can't deny I enjoy the odd tipple, but even I have to tip my rum-stained cap to Ben Coombs. The 38-year-old from Plymouth recently completed a 20,000-mile pub pilgrimage, driving his car across 21 countries as he started at the most northerly bar in the world, and finished at the most southerly. Now that's some serious dedication to inebriation. Read More >>

Smartphone Radiation Poses no Real Threat to Humans. Shame The Same Can’t be Said For Rats

Unless you're a tech-hating Luddite, there's a good chance you'll have a smartphone pressed up against your face on a daily basis. Ever since mobiles became commonplace in the late '90s, the medical community has raised concerns regarding the negative effects of prolonged phone usage. Thankfully, a new study suggests the type of radiation smartphones emit really isn't that harmful to humans. Read More >>

The Spice Girls May be Reuniting. God Help us All

Good. God. As a collective species, what have we done to deserve this? Well, plenty. Still, as much as humanity sucks, we don't quite deserve a Spice Girls reunion... though we're getting one anyway. Read More >>

These Galaxy S9 Cases Give us Hints Over Samsung’s Upcoming Mega Mobile

Unless you've been chained to a radiator in a sunless basement for the past year, you probably know the Samsung Galaxy S9 will shortly become an official thing. The upcoming smartphone's existence has been public knowledge for months, with leaked images giving us a pretty good idea of the mobile's dimensions. Now, we have an even clearer picture of how the phone will look, thanks to retailer Mobile Fun releasing a video showing off a couple of S9 Clear View cases. Read More >>

Is That The Shire or Wensleydale? Man Draws Tolkien-Esque Map of Yorkshire Dales

There and Back Again, a Hobbi... actually, make that a Yorkshireman's tale. An amateur cartographer has clearly taken inspiration from the works of Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien, after drawing up a map any hairy-footed Halfling would be chuffed with. Read More >>

Looks Like Audiobooks Are Coming to Google Play

Amazon's Audible has long had a stranglehold on the audiobook market, but that may be about to change. Thanks to some eagled-eyed work from 9to5Google, it looks like the Big G may soon be getting in the digital tome game. Read More >>

Gamers Rally to Comfort User as he Suffers a Seizure in VR Chat

Every now and then, human beings can be pretty swell. Earlier in the week a gamer suffered a seizure in VR Chat, and was immediately comforted by a group of concerned bystanders on the virtual reality social platform. Read More >>

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LG is Ready to Roll Out a Rollable 65-Inch TV at CES 2018

LG seems poised to make one hell of a splash when CES 2018 kicks off in a few hours. The South Korean OLED specialist wowed the world with its ludicrously skinny 'wallpaper televisions' last year, and 12 months later, the firm is now ready to show off an 88-inch 8K TV. Because 2160p is a sinfully low resolution, dammit! But LG also has another new OLED to roll out at the Las Vegas event. Literally... Read More >>

UK Pubs May be Allowed to Stay Open Late For The Royal Wedding

There are two things many Brits love: The Royal Family, and consuming their own body weight in booze. So it should come as no surprise the Home Office is giving serious consideration to allowing UK pubs to stay open late the weekend of the latest Royal Wedding. Read More >>

Samsung’s Next Gear Smartwatch May Store Its Battery Inside The Strap

My watch is rubbish. It struggles to keep accurate time, the strap chafes my wrist, and the face is a bit scratched… which may or may not have anything to do with a heroic amount of vodka consumption one Friday night. By comparison, Samsung’s next smartwatch sounds so advanced, I’m contemplating selling my spleen so I can afford one. Read More >>

CES 2018: LG’s New Tower Projector Will Beam 150-Inches of 4K Sexiness to Your Wall

CES is an exciting time for TV lovers. When the biggest gadget show on Earth kicks off tomorrow night, OLED-lovers will hope LG is going to knock their socks off with a new batch of TVs that are capable of sporting darker blacks than Rick Sanchez’s soul. In the meantime, the South Korean tech giant is impressing with a new 4K projector that’s relatively svelte in terms of physical real estate, but downright jumbo when it comes to image size. Read More >>

Oxfordshire Fishery Forced to Take Down ‘No Polish’ Sign

Ugh. 2017, is there no hate-mongering low you won't stoop to? It seems not, because a fishery in Launton, Oxfordshire has been forced to take down a xenophobic sign after the owner received a letter from the UK's Equality and Human Rights Commission. Read More >>

Reindeer Are Being Equipped With Tracking Sensors to Protect Them From Predator Attacks

Rejoice, Rudolph, Blitzen, and the rest of Santa's flying chums I can't remember the names of! Reindeer in Lapland are getting a little Christmas helper in the form of a series of tracking sensors that are being rolled out to help protect the creatures from predator attacks. Read More >>

Fire at London Zoo Kills Aardvark and Injures Staff

London Zoo has been shut "until further notice" following the outbreak of a fire that injured workers and killed an aardvark. Read More >>

The Apple TV App is Finally Appearing on UK Devices

A certain Cupertino-based firm wants all the programming that floods into your eyeballs to go through Apple TV. To assist in this goal, Apple has finally started to roll out the TV app for its microconsole. Read More >>