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Best Worst Thing of the Week: Museum Selfie Day

Turning your back on and holding a screen up in the opposite direction of an interesting object from 592 AD is today's hot internet task, with the day being declared official Museum Selfie Day. Read More >>

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Selfie Sticks Banned from London’s National Gallery

The use of selfie sticks to take photos of your preened face with the smile that makes you look the most normal in front of artworks you know nothing about has been banned by the National Gallery, with the London home of art now insisting you don't make an idiot of yourself in public. Read More >>

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LG Adapts OS to Cope With Depressing “Selfie Stick” Trend

LG, the company that brought us the disastrous Optimus 3D, has leapt upon another soon-to-die micro-trend for its next range of mobiles -- the selfie stick. Read More >>

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Spurs and Arsenal Ban Selfie Sticks From Their Grounds

The tide is slowly turning against the selfie stick, with two Premier League football teams banning the use of the imbecilic vanity probe from their stands. Read More >>

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Military “Active Sticks” Feedback System Coming to Commercial Jets

BAE Systems is using this week's Farnborough International Air Show to demonstrate a form of Active Inceptor Systems for regular aircraft, taking the tactile feedback from the military world to the city-hopping commercial jet pilots. Read More >>

computers
“World’s Smallest” USB Stick Squeezes 64GB into a Tiny Silvery Peanut

This tiny USB stick is the K'1, a miniature USB 3.0 dongle designed to be left permanently plugged into your sleek ultrabook or clunky old laptop to compliment its groaning onboard storage space. You won't notice it's there. Or snap it off. Read More >>

smartphones
MicroUSB Stick is the Answer to Phone/Tablet Transfer Woes

Tech company Leef heard you liked putting files on your USB stick, so it put a USB connector on your USB connector so you can transfer files via USB. Micro and standard USB connectors on the same device, in fact, so you can get stuff off your phone without using a cable and computer. Read More >>

design
Bask In The Glow Of The Solar System With These Planet-Inspired Candles

Melding past with present, the Teluria Candelabra's designers were inspired by the tellurian, a centuries old device that used the earth, moon, and sun's rotations to visualise the seasons. Designed by Note Design Studio for Klong, the creators intend for their candelabra to visualise the "cause of night and day, solar and lunar eclipses, and the phases of the moon." Read More >>

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Wii U Controller Updated With Analogue Sticks, Still Resembles a Bizarre Hybrid of Everything

What on earth is this, Nintendo? Am I supposed to stand on it? Sit on it? Play badminton with it or ride it down a hill like a go-kart? It's the latest image showing a redesigned Wii U controller, hinting rather clearly that Nintendo's going to lose a whole lot more money over the next few years thanks to this abomination. Read More >>

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Can You Believe the Sticks on This Guy’s Face Are Actually Bugs?

Hey crazy people, don't you ever stop being crazy. Even though I don't understand you, you give me so much joy. Like this guy! Look how happy he is! Happy to have his face covered with a bunch of stick bugs. Read More >>