Science & Technology

BBC Micro computers behaved inappropriately with children

THOUSANDS of BBC Micro computers tricked their way into schools in the 80s, it has emerged.

Siri scared by Ceefax termination

VOICE recognition system Siri plans to raise its game following the demise of fellow lame tech-thing Ceefax.

Cockney whale stuns scientists

A BELUGA whale has developed the amazing ability to speak in fluent cockney.

Windmills preferred to cracking open the Earth's crust

GENTLY turning windmills are better than cracking open the Earth's crust in pursuit of billions of tonnes of exploding gas, according to new research.

Apple launches replacement eyes

TECHNOLOGY giant Apple has created a range of bionic eyes for users suffering chronic retinal fatigue.

Cath Kidston unveils nuclear war-themed collection

DESIGNER Cath Kidston's winter collection merges rustic chic with nuclear war imagery.

O2 chaos as labrador dies in its wheel

THE O2 network collapsed over the weekend following the death of the labrador that powers its central hub.

Baumgartner suit absolutely full of urine

FELIX Baumgartner lost control of his bladder less than a second after he began his record breaking skydive from the edge of space.