Britain

04.22.17
Britain has its first day of coal-free power in 135 years
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Britain has its first day of coal-free power in 135 years

Great Britain went a full 24 hours without coal-based energy production.

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06.15.15
Sony hack 'caused' f-bombs to go out on British daytime TV
06.15.15

Sony hack 'caused' f-bombs to go out on British daytime TV

Did you know that the Sony hack, amongst other things, caused scores of British children to hear s...

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05.21.15
Britain now prefers cashless payments to notes and coins
05.21.15

Britain now prefers cashless payments to notes and coins

It's taken a while, but the UK is now primarily cashless. No, it's not all-digital, but for the fi...

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10.29.14
UK's £97 million supercomputer will predict the weather in your back yard
10.29.14

UK's £97 million supercomputer will predict the weather in your back yard

If someone asks you about UK weather, you can probably say "lousy" with about 75 percent accuracy....

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07.11.14
The Daily Grind: Is the term free-to-play intentionally misleading?
07.11.14

The Daily Grind: Is the term free-to-play intentionally misleading?

Earlier this month, Britain's Advertising Standards Authority barred EA from advertising its mobile...

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05.09.14
Colin Pillinger, Britain's Mars-rover chief, dies aged 70
05.09.14

Colin Pillinger, Britain's Mars-rover chief, dies aged 70

Colin Pillinger, one of Britain's most famous space scientists, has died at the age of 70 from a b...

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