These iPhone docks are made out of driftwood

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By Rachel Oakley in Gadgets on Wednesday 4 March 2015

There have been quite a few iPhone docks that have surprised and excited us over the years – from the Lego iPhone Dock to the Cheese iPhone Dock. This latest iPhone dock is great for the eco-conscious – it’s a driftwood docking station.

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The awesome Millennium Falcon drone you’ve always wanted

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By Chloe Olewitz in Gadgets on Wednesday 4 March 2015

Star Wars and drones – it’s a pretty easy connection to make. It was only a matter of time until some remote-control-helicopter-building Star Wars fan put his skills and brains to work to create a Millennium Falcon drone. 

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Classic Windows game SkiFree is back – and there’s a brilliant twist

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By Joe Frost in Gaming on Wednesday 4 March 2015

Anyone who had a PC in the 1990s is surely familiar with SkiFree. The game was first released on Windows Entertainment Pack in 1991 and saw you play as a stick-figure skier who could choose to take on one of three mountain runs in two-dimensional, 16-bit glory.

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Kitty’s purring sets off a copyright infringement for YouTube

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By Rachel Oakley in Social on Wednesday 4 March 2015

Trust YouTube to disable a cute kitten video and destroy our entire afternoon at the office. You might know about YouTube’s crackdown on copyright-infringing uploaders. In 2013 the video-sharing website got stuck into the video gaming community for their use of captured gameplay footage, soundtracks and even ambient noise, and they haven’t stopped there.

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Decorate the home with wallpaper made out of actual smallpox-infected liver cells

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By Rachel Oakley in Web on Wednesday 4 March 2015

In an effort to spread the word on vaccination, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation sponsored the creation of art by more than 30 world-renowned photographers, painters, sculptors, writers, filmmakers, and musicians to tell a story about the power of immunisation. One of the works, by Vik Muniz and Tal Danino, surprised everyone.

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Atlanta’s new high-tech football stadium features an incredible oculus roof

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By Rachel Oakley in Web on Wednesday 4 March 2015

Melbourne might be home to the MCG but not even the legendary cricket ground will compare to the high-tech wonder of Atlanta’s new stadium.

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Napcabs: Your own personal pod of isolation in the middle of an airport

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By Rachel Oakley in Gadgets on Wednesday 4 March 2015

If you’ve ever been stuck in an airport for a 12-hour layover, you’ve probably dreamed of a nice, warm bed and some space of your own, far, far away from other travellers. Napcabs are your one-stop shop for snoozing, working, and just getting away from everything that’s wrong with airports.

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Discontinue your research! The Japanese have finally invented a wearable tomato-feeding machine for joggers

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By Dan Wighton in Gadgets on Tuesday 3 March 2015

It’s the 38th kilometre. Sweat leaks out of every pore. Your knees refuse to bend. Your ankles are made of wet spaghetti. Your back is bent and your calf muscles have been replaced by two rubber fan belts which grow tighter by the second. But you know what you need to get to the finish line. Pull the lever and it pops straight in your mouth. A crisp, cool, fresh… tomato.

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KFC’s new coffee cups were created by food scientists… and you can totally eat them

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By Rachel Oakley in Web on Tuesday 3 March 2015

KFC brought us The Double, the insane chicken fillet burger bun. Then they got down and dirty with the Zinger Stacker Burger. Now the company is back with a coffee cup you can drink out of, then eat.

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Official: Netflix launching in Australia on March 24

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By Techly in Apps on Tuesday 3 March 2015

Netflix has this morning announced a starting date for their much-anticipated streaming service – March 24th, 2015 – but as yet, Netflix still aren’t saying just what it will cost each month.

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