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All the Best Gear for Halo Fans

Tuesday is a special day for Xbox gamers. There's another Halo game coming out, and it's a sequel to the criminally underrated Halo WarsHalo isn't your standard video game franchise, in that there's a lot more than shooting enemies and getting insulted by a 13-year-old proto-neckbeard. There's a lot of stuff out there to enjoy, and here's a list of some of the best bits you can buy. Read More >>

Week in Geek
The Week in Geek: The Last Jedi, Logan, Star Trek Discovery, and More

Welcome to another instalment of The Week in Geek. Here are some of the biggest stories you might have missed this week, with plenty of news about Star Trek: Discovery, Star Wars: The Last Jedi plot points, some great marketing for Logan, and more. Read More >>

politics
Leave Voters Don’t Trust Politicians or… Scientists

Research into the varying mindsets of people who voted either Leave or Remain in last year's EU referendum shows quite a range of differences in trust between the two camps, with those who voted Leave less likely to trust anyone across the board. Read More >>

movies
Hidden Figures Reveals Why Politics is an Intrinsic Part of Technological Progress

Hidden Figures finally hits UK cinemas later this month - and is a powerful recreation of the story of three black women, Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer), Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) and Katherine G Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), who worked at NASA during the 60s - and who were responsible for making the calculations that ensured American rockets kept up with the Soviet Union. Read More >>

cars
Yellow Car Solidarity Drive Planned for April 1st

A man who lives in the cutesy Cotswold village of Bibury in Gloucestershire has been having a bit of a hard time of it recently, as locals have decided his bright yellow Vauxhall Corsa is an eyesore -- and have been telling the owner this via the medium of vandalism. Read More >>

star wars
The German Language Reveals The Last Jedi’s Title is Plural

Back when Lucasfilm revealed the title of Star Wars Episode VIII, it's been debated over the exact meaning. Specifically if it's singular or plural since the word Jedi is like sheep and can mean both. Thankfully the official German title has revealed all. The title is plural. Read More >>

cars
London’s £10 Banger Tax Arrives in October

London's pressing ahead with plans to introduce its "Toxicity Charge" later this year, with the scheme adding an extra £10 to the cost of driving some older models of car into the city from October 23. Read More >>

android
TV Mosaic and DVBLink Will Add Freeview To Your Android TV Setup

As I noted when I reviewed the 2017 Nvidia Shield, an annoying problem with the way Smart TV has evolved is that there is no single box that does everything. If you have a Smart TV, if you want to ensure full coverage - think the likes of iPlayer and Netflix, as well as your own media and even video games - then you probably need to have an array of devices plugged into your telly. Read More >>

virtual reality
The Time Has Come: You Can Now Get A Job Entirely In VR

If you've dreamed of going to work from the sofa and never having to deal with the outdoors or real humans ever again, your day has arrived. 'Social VR platform' Geekzonia is advertising for a VR Events Host - a full time job entirely in virtual reality. Read More >>

pollution
UK Beaches Are Covered In Nurdles

Nearly three-quarters of UK beaches are bestrewn with nurdles, it turns out. Read More >>

google
The Really Blue Google Pixel Finally Comes To The UK

Remember October 2016? The world seemed like such a different place. The US was on track for its first ever female president, none of the Brexit tech price rises had kicked in yet, and George Michael was still with us. Read More >>

samsung
‘Crown Prince Of Samsung’ Arrested, May Become Crown Prince Of Prison

It's more bad news for Samsung as its de-facto leader, Jay Y. Lee, has been arrested in South Korea in an ongoing investigation into bribery and corruption. Read More >>

bombs
Bristol Student Accidentally Made High Explosive in Chemistry Experiment

A student at Bristol University has generated quite the amazing anecdote to tell people he or she meets for the rest of his life, after forcing the uni to evacuate its buildings when it turned out that the dangerous explosive triacetone triperoxide, or TATP as it's known in DIY terror circles, had been manufactured during a routine chemistry experiment. Read More >>

money
Booze and Alcohol on the Way Out as National Hobbies

Statistics looking at how UK families spend their money shows that alcohol and cigarettes are consuming less of our cash than ever before, with the average spend on booze and fags down to nearly half what it was back in the hard-partying days of the year 2000. Read More >>

uber
Uber To Teach Drivers How To Make More Money

Uber's been talking to drivers, and today announced a series of new initiatives to address the feedback they got. They include a way to cash out the money you've made early, discounted ISAs and lessons on how to make the most money with your time. Read More >>