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The Secret Lives of Passwords

The Secret Lives of Passwords

What’s your password? Told to select a random string of characters, we often chose something that reveals a lot about ourselves.

The Golden Rules of Facebook

The Golden Rules of Facebook

Follow our expert tips to avert your own Facebook faux pas and improve your social media encounters.

9 Smart Uses for Your Mobile Phone Camera

9 Smart Uses for Your Mobile Phone Camera

The camera on your phone is useful for so much more than taking selfies.

The Big One

The Big One

A devastating earthquake and tsunami will happen. The only question is when.

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Long Live Your Phone Battery

Long Live Your Phone Battery

In theory, modern smartphones can last hundreds of hours on a single charge. But in practice today’s top phones will squeeze out about 20 hours at best. With that in mind, we tested both Android (Google) and iOS (Apple) phones to pin down battery-saving tricks that actually work.

In Praise of Technology

In Praise of Technology

I am as guilty as anyone of romanticising our simpler low-tech past. But the fact is, my smartphone is a godsend.

Everything You Need to Know About Nuclear Weapons

Everything You Need to Know About Nuclear Weapons

From the discovery of the subatomic particle, the unfortunate rise and rise of nuclear armaments.

9 Fascinating Facts About the Number 40 You Never Knew

9 Fascinating Facts About the Number 40 You Never Knew

Science, religion, and literature all agree — you can always count on 40.

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3 Survival Tips for the Digital World

3 Survival Tips for the Digital World

Follow these handy tips to stay grounded in an increasingly busy and device-oriented world.

Everything You Need to Know About Space Probes

Everything You Need to Know About Space Probes

These little spacecraft are revolutionising our understanding of the Solar System.

Is the mobile phone a blessing or a curse?

Is the mobile phone a blessing or a curse?

Neil Gordon ponders the usefulness of the ubiquitous mobile phone.

Mr T Rex

That's Mr T-Rex to you!

Inspired as a child by a toy dinosaur in a cereal box, palaeontologist Philip Currie has dedicated his life to digging up bones and fossils.

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