Science & Technology

Lesser-known planets demand cooler names

EXOPLANET Gliese 163c, which could support life, is leading a campaign by obscure planets that are angry about their shit names.

Anti-emoticon unveiled

AN 'anti-emoticon' has been created, depicting a firm handshake.

iPhone 5 not as good as first phone ever made

THE facility to talk to people who are not in the room remains the most innovative feature of any phone ever, it has been confirmed.

Twitter cuts tweet length to one character

AS part of a major revamp, Twitter has reduced its maximum message length from 140 characters to a single consonant.

Internet 'will be full by Friday'

THE world will run out of cyberspace by the end of the week, it has emerged.

Apple now selling you things you didn't know you didn't want

APPLE has changed its strategy to creating products that people had no idea they were not interested in.

Apes ignore rectangular object

EARTH’S dominant ape species has reacted with indifference to the arrival of a mysterious black rectangle.

iPhone 5 to constantly change shape

APPLE'S latest iPhone will feature shape-shifting technology and can become anything from a mountain to a large pig.