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Cheap power - powered by the sun

A group of engineers from Stellenbosch University has developed a new and cheap way to generate solar electricity.

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Star Wars’ mega unboxing

Disney jumps on “unboxing” video trend by hosting a marathon live stream to launch its Force Awakens toy range on Friday.

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Remains of civil war child soldiers found

British investigations identified the remains of up to 28 skeletons as Scottish prisoners of war including a dozen teenage soldiers.

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Minecraft creator’s tweets: that’s rich
September 2 2015 at 15:48

Perhaps Markus Persson, aka Notch, should give away his billions it they are making him sad, says Simon Kelner.

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Obama takes selfie with a Bear
September 3 2015 at 09:01

The leader of the free world took a selfie while trekking in the Alaskan wilderness with adventurer Bear Grylls. [PIC]

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Nice to see you again you ol’ cod
September 2 2015 at 12:46

Scarface is a big, ugly yellowbelly rock cod who continues to patrol his favourite reef on the Wild Coast, seemingly against all odds.

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Dane and his Lego blast into space
September 3 2015 at 09:01

The first Dane in space accompanied by 26 custom-made figurines from Danish toymaker Lego blasted off from Kazakhstan.

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Fukushima: cancers unlikely to rise
September 3 2015 at 09:01

Increased thyroid cancer is generally the leading health concern after exposure to nuclear radiation.

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Wikipedia blocks 300 accounts
September 3 2015 at 04:29

Wikipedia takes aim at “black hat” users changing content at the online resource.

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Huawei launches Mate S with Force Touch
September 2 2015 at 16:52

Chinese company takes aim at at Apple, Samsung with high-end smartphone that ships with Force Touch.

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Huawei takes aim at Apple, Samsung
September 2 2015 at 15:23

China's Huawei unveiled a new smartphone, taking aim at the high end of the market, which is dominated by Apple and Samsung.

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Hoverboards: at least the hype floats
September 2 2015 at 13:10

The hunt continues to create a working hoverboard so for now we’ll have to settle for the wheeled version.

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Intriguing tale of 'tank' dinosaur's tail
September 2 2015 at 12:46

A new study provides a step-by-step account of the evolution of a distinctive feature possessed by the Ankylosaurus.

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