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Winston Churchill "Superyacht" Painting To Auction In New York
"The Moat, Breccles," a signed 1921 oil landscape by Winston Churchill, is estimated by Phillips at $1.5 million to $2 million, far from the $11.6 million netted by another painting from the wartime British prime minister sold by Angelin...
Jeff Bezos space trip: Date, cost, and what rocket will he fly in?
Jeff Bezos became, literally, the richest man in the world after founding Amazon.
‘Every step we take’ could be monitored and analysed if facial recognition tech isn’t reined in, UK data watchdog warns
The head of the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has raised alarm over the potential abuses of facial recognition software, after several investigations found that the technology was not being properly deployed.
'Mozart effect': Listening to composer's Sonata For Two Pianos K448 can prevent epileptic seizures, study finds
Researchers say listening to Mozart can lead to a decrease in epileptiform discharges, the brain waves that can cause seizures.
Dozens of women sue Pornhub - alleging explicit videos were uploaded without their consent
More than 30 women accuse MindGeek, parent company of Pornhub, of profiting from non-consensual sex videos.
A ransomware attack can begin in surprisingly simple ways
Hackers often look for cracks in an organization's human shield
China sends three astronauts to new space station in first crewed mission for five years
Flag-waving children singing patriotic songs watch as three astronauts blast off for China's space station module.
NASA 'keeping eye' on Jeff Bezos and other space astronaut billionaires
Worth $177B, Bezos is the world's richest man; Musk is second at $151B
How Huawei is revolutionising the London shopping experience
The brand continues to innovate with its immersive experience store in east London’s Westfield Stratford City, writes Winston Eavis
‘Windows 11’ is coming and it's giving off 'serious Mac vibes'
The new Windows 11 operating systems 'feels a lot like MacOS'
Lift off! China sends astronauts to new space station
China launched its first crewed mission in five years, heading to the Tianhe core module of its new space station for a three-month stay.
'Flying car' drone race series launched - with remote pilots to battle in three events
The Airspeeder series will see up to four teams use remote pilots to control drones in three events in 2021. It's billed as the first 'flying car' race series
Amazon's Jeff Bezos backing nuclear fusion plant in the UK
General Fusion has raised approximately $300M from its investors to date
Paraguay Follows El Salvador: Bitcoin Bill on the Table in July
Paraguay’s National Deputy, Carlitos Rejala confirmed that plans are in place to discuss the formal legalization of Bitcoin next month.
Miami Mayor Wants to Bring Chinese Bitcoin Miners to Florida
Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has a message to Chinese Bitcoin miners facing regulatory crackdown in China: Miami could offer cheap nuclear energy to mine bitcoin.
Other Way Around: New Study May Amend Charles Darwin's Theory on 'Sexual Selection'
Szekely insisted that his and his colleagues’ findings do not invalidate Darwin’s theories of natural selection and sexual selection.
Crypto Lode of $100 Billion Stirs U.S. Worry Over Hidden Danger
Regulators are worried about hidden risks to investors and even the financial system stemming from a fast-growing corner of the crypto market meant to be immune from volatility.
Inside the elite UK tech event attended by the rich and famous
Hundreds of the biggest names in European tech rubbed shoulders with politicians and wealthy investors on the lawns of the Soho Farmhouse private members club in rural England at what was one of the first major tech events to happen in o...
Footprints of possibly last dinosaurs to walk Britain found in Kent
Scientists find fossilised footprints of multiple dinosaur species preserved by sediment in Folkestone
Fake ads on Facebook spoil real life fairy story
Robin Wight makes impressive wire sculptures of fairies and dandelions which have won the admiration of hundreds of thousands of people online.
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