World’s Largest Video Game Collection Nets £440,000 At Auction

A collection of over 11,000 video games – confirmed by The Guinness Book of World Records as being the largest in the world – has sold at auction for $750,250 (roughly £440,000). Amazingly, the bidding began at just $1. The auction, held via website Game Gavel.com, ended on 15th of June, leaving the collection’s (now ...

A Martian Tribute

Professor Steve Squyres of New York’s Cornell University has named a beautiful piece of Martian landscape after his recently departed friend and colleague, the British scientist Colin Pillinger. Squyres, who leads the team in charge of NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover, felt that naming a portion of the red planet in honour of his friend would ...

how much is a pay as you go iphone 5

I don’t actually have an iPhone, in fact, I personally know very little about them. I do, however, swear by ‘Pay & Go’ as a system of phone payment. Following a long and arduous experience with a phone company (a major one) who regularly took far too much money from my bank account, admitted to ...

Bit Torrent Site Gets Axed, Owner Forced to Pay £68m to MPAA

Bit Torrent website IsoHunt.com, a popular website that specializes in downloadable content, is being shut down following a court settlement.   The site, which was founded in 2003, was extremely popular with users. Some 7.4 million viewers had visited the site within three years of it going live. At its peak, Isohunt received an average ...

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Web giants Amazon.com first released their portable e-book reader, the Kindle, in 2007. For those of you who, like me, are not up to date with the latest trends and gadgets, I may need to explain what it is the Kindle actually does.  The Kindle stores e-books for you to read. Plain and simple. The current model (a ...

Voyager Spacecraft to Abandon Our Solar System

The Voyager Spacecraft, originally unleased in 1977, is finally ready to depart our solar system, according to leading experts. The latest data established from the probe indicates that it is presently along at the very rim of our solar system, which puts it at some 18.5 Billion km from Earth. Because of this extraordinary distance, ...