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Google executives offer to pay $33M to save decrepit Hangar One →  December 12, 2011

The three executives at Google, one of the world’s largest tech companies, have offered to pay $33 million to restore Hangar One, one of the world’s largest buildings. But there’s a catch — they want to take two thirds of the eight-acre building to stash their eight private jets. The historic NASA hangar in California’s […]

→  December 10, 2011

German pickup truck will be all-electric and just 12ft long Makers Smart boast it can fit in the cargo bay of a normal pickup truck Has rear-view camera that links to a smartphone ‘mirror’ – the rest of the time, it functions as a normal touchscreen phone By Rob Waugh Last updated at 2:56 AM […]

Shocking CCTV footage shows the moment robber takes shop assistant hostage and holds a knife to her throat →  November 25, 2011

This incredible footage reveals the heroism of a jeweller who saved his assistant from a knife-wielding robber with nothing more than a handful of books and a broom. The thug is seen grabbing the female shop assistant from behind in Harrolds Discount Store, Dagenham, east London, and holding a knife to her throat. Without a moment’s hesitation her […]

World population and over crowding: We should give childless women a carbon break →  October 31, 2011

By Melissa Kite Last updated at 7:47 PM on 31st October 2011 The world’s population reached seven billion today, according to the United Nations The number is growing by 200,000 people a day, and experts predict that by the end of this century, it could reach 10 billion. The poor old earth is groaning under […]

→  October 22, 2011

Ferguson said on Monday that Evra was determined to follow through with his complaint against Suárez, but the French defender will have to supply secondary evidence to support his claims of racist abuse in order for the FA to consider action against the Liverpool player. While Ferguson has insisted that United regard the matter as […]

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez accused of racist abuse by Manchester United’s Patrice Evra →  October 16, 2011

Evra and Suarez then had to be spoken to by Marriner after tussling ahead of a Liverpool corner, with Evra obviously unhappy. The referee ended up booking Evra for dissent in the 65th minute. Liverpool’s staff were not aware of any allegation until Marriner met with Dalglish after the game. Please click “LIKE” below to read the rest. […]