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In Germany, Samuel L Jackson Is Voiced By A White Guy

If you watch a big Hollywood blockbuster in a non-English-speaking country, there's a good chance it'll have been dubbed into the local language – people don't like reading subtitles (especially people seeing Michael Bay films). Read More >>

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Bitcoin Is Now Worth More Than Gold

Last night, for the first time, the value of Bitcoin was higher than gold: $1,268 (about £1036) for one Bitcoin vs $1,233 (about £1,008) for a troy ounce of gold when the markets closed. Read More >>

driving
This Camera Makes More in a Week Than You Do in a Year

An investigation by BBC England has shown that cameras in bus lanes are raking in insane amounts of money for local councils, netting a grand total of £31,000,000 in 2015-16. Read More >>

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BBC Repeats Help Trigger Memories in Dementia Sufferers

Memories of evenings in front of classic TV programmes are being used to help dementia sufferers remember things from the olden days, thanks to what's termed Reminiscence Therapy. Read More >>

robots
Creepy Teardown Reveals What’s Inside a Robot Designed to Spy on Nature

In an effort to capture never-before-seen footage of animals in their natural habitats, the BBC’s Spy in the Wild series created robotic versions of meerkats, monkeys, and other creatures designed to blend in with their real-life counterparts. The robots are remarkably lifelike, until you remove all of their fur and reveal their inner workings. Read More >>

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The BBC Has Conceded That Scottish Independence Is Inevitable – And Is Preparing For It

The big news in media today is that the BBC has announced plans for a new Scotland-specific TV channel. The new service will have a budget of £30m (about the same as BBC Four), and will broadcast every night from 7pm until midnight - with a nightly 9pm news bulletin. Read More >>

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BBC Director General Announces New Channel for Scotland

BBC Director General Tony Hall has unveiled plans for a new TV channel, BBC Scotland, which will show "drama, factual, comedy and news programmes made in Scotland." Read More >>

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BBC Blue Planet Is Back For 2017 – And So Is David Attenborough

After a 16-year wait, the sequel to 2001's The Blue Planet will be coming to BBC One later this year. Originally announced as 'Ocean,' the BBC's seven-part series will in fact be called Blue Planet 2. Read More >>

top gear
New Series of New Top Gear Details and Start Date – Looks Like Chris Evans Won’t Be Missed

Top Gear is back, baby - and there's no sign of a Chris Evans-shaped hole as Matt LeBlanc, Chris Harris and Rory Reid prepare to take the wheel for the new seven-part series. Read More >>

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BBC Wales Mildly Offends the English

A BBC Wales advert for its coverage of the Wales v England rugby match has been pulled, after the Global Taking Offense Police took offense and decided it was not politically correct enough to exist in today's hypersensitive world. Read More >>

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The BBC Has a Mini Planet Earth II Coming to Snapchat

The BBC's epic tale of things eating other things then having sex and dying is coming to Snapchat, for some odd reason, with a specifically built version of the nature documentary set to arrive on the social sharing format on February 17. Read More >>

oceans
Swirling Underwater Fish Tornado Makes Sharknado Look Tame

As currents shift in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, they bring an abundance of nutrients and plankton to the region, luring predators of all sizes. Swarms of anchoveta arrive first for an easy meal, but soon find themselves having to come up with unique ways to fend off larger predators like sharks and tuna. The result should be familiar to fans of the popular B-movie Sharknado. Read More >>

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Peter Capaldi Is Leaving Doctor Who

It’s time to say farewell to the latest incarnation of the world’s most beloved Time Lord: Peter Capaldi has officially announced his departure from Doctor Who at the end of the current series. Read More >>

robots
BBC Casts Real Robot To Play Robot In “I, Robot”

For the first time, a real robot has been cast in an adaptation of Isaac Asimov's 'I, Robot,' to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Read More >>

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If in Doubt, Say “Henrik Larsson”

Even if you don't know football, you probably know a few footballers. Gary Lineker, for example. Paul Gascoigne, he was another one. That bald Italian one who always wore black, did lots of running about but never scored, he was great he was. But would guessing a name be enough to win big on a TV quiz sports round? Read More >>