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Early computers as objets d’art

Eye-catching design didn’t begin with Apple, as a new, digitally-aided photography series illustrates

“Dials and buttons, knobs and switches; they’re very charming,” says James Ball, the digital art director behind a new photography series called… 121 more words


‘All sorts of stuff happens in my little workshop’

When he’s not playing guitar for Queen, Brian May PhD is an astronomer and inventor. He talks about his latest gadget – an update on the Victorian stereoscope… 240 more words


Tourist killed in speedboat crash in Thailand believed to be from Manchester

The woman, named by police as Monica Cozma, was one was one of at least three people killed when a large wave crashed into the boat off the coast of a popular tourist island on Thursday Via Local rochdale Feed… 10 more words

Onboard camera shows SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully landing from space – video

Remarkable footage shows the rocket returning to Earth from space and successfully landing on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean. It is the third time in a row the Falcon 9 rocket has delivered its payload into the upper atmosphere and returned safely… 11 more words