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And... relax! This laid-back lizard cuts a chilled figure as it reclines in Indonesia

Mail Online - Fri, 2021-09-17 11:24
The lounging cold blooded Forest Chameleon can be seen lying on its side and resting its head on its arm as it reclines and soaks up the rays sunbathing in its owner's back garden in Padang, Indonesia.
Categories: UK News

IKEA will launch a line of furniture for gamers next month, including desks, chairs and accessories

Mail Online - Fri, 2021-09-17 11:04
The Swedish firm will launch a range of furniture for gamers next month in collaboration with Republic of Gamers (ROG).
Categories: UK News

Sometimes we all feel a bit like Shutting Down. So just imagine how tired Windows 7 is

The Register - Fri, 2021-09-17 11:01
So many stuck trains, so many cancellations. Giant blue screen of Nope, we salute you.

Bork!Bork!Bork!  Microsoft Windows sums up the spirit of many readers today, in a railway-infused bork from Manchester.…

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Nine drown swimming off French coast amid storms

Mail Online - Fri, 2021-09-17 11:00
At least nine people, mostly in their 60s and 70s, were swept out to sea and drowned on Wednesday while swimming off various beaches off the south coast of France.
Categories: UK News

Latest coronavirus infection rates released

Braintree and Witham Times - Fri, 2021-09-17 11:00
THE number of coronavirus cases in the Braintree district increased by 49 in the last 24 hours, official figures show.
Categories: Essex News

Razer Says Its New Mechanical Keyboards Have 'Near-Zero' Input Latency

Slashdot - Fri, 2021-09-17 11:00
Razer has announced an update to its popular Huntsman lineup of mechanical keyboards that reduces input latency to "near-zero," the company claims. The Verge reports: [T]he newly announced Huntsman V2 and Huntsman V2 Tenkeyless (which omits the numpad, volume wheel, and media controls for a more compact board) both have a polling rate of 8,000Hz, meaning they can theoretically detect key presses eight times faster than the original Huntsman keyboards. Combined with the keyboards' optical switches, which use an infrared beam of light to sense when they've been pressed rather than metal contact points, Razer reckons the two new Huntsman keyboards will feel more responsive for gaming, especially when combined with a high-refresh rate monitor. In contrast, standard mechanical switches can suffer from what's known as a "debounce delay," when the keyboard has to take a moment to work out if a key has actually been pressed or not. Other improvements introduced with the V2 keyboards include new doubleshot PBT keycaps, which have a more durable design with legends that shouldn't wear away over time. The doubleshot design also allows the keyboard's programmable RGB backlighting to shine through the caps. There are seven preset lighting effects built into the keyboard, and you can customize them via Razer's software and save them to the board's firmware. Both keyboards are available with either Razer's clicky or linear optical switches. The linear switches have also seen improvements since the keyboard's first iteration, with the addition of a silicon sound dampener inside, and more lubricant to make them feel smoother to press. Razer also says it's improved the acoustics of the keyboards, with the addition of a new layer of sound dampening foam, and there's now a wrist rest included in the box with both keyboards. The full-size Huntsman V2 features a volume wheel and media controls on its top right, but only the smaller tenkeyless model has a detachable USB-C cable.

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Holiday sites see rise in demand for Maldives, Mexico and Sri Lanka

Mail Online - Fri, 2021-09-17 10:56
EXCLUSIVE: Travel experts anticipate a 'large increase in bookings this weekend' for foreign trips if the Government goes ahead with tearing up testing rules for the fully vaccinated.
Categories: UK News

Andrew Neil stepped down from GB News over 'differences with the board and managers'

Mail Online - Fri, 2021-09-17 10:55
Andrew Neil, 72, appeared on BBC's Question Time days after announcing his departure from GB News and explained the reasons behind his decision.
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GMB viewers say women use pet names more than men after debate

Mail Online - Fri, 2021-09-17 10:53
Chef Rustie Lee, from Edinburgh and journalist and author Ella Whelan, from East London, debated whether it was appropriate to use or ban pet names in the workplace.
Categories: UK News

Italy makes vaccine passports compulsory for all workers who face 1,500 Euro fines for not complying

Mail Online - Fri, 2021-09-17 10:51
Workers in the public and private sector will have to show proof of vaccination, a recent negative virus test or recovery from Covid-19 in the previous six months.
Categories: UK News

Amazon shoppers say this reusable cooling eye mask works wonders on puffy tired eyes and migraines 

Mail Online - Fri, 2021-09-17 10:46
The £9.90 NEWGO®Eye Mask has been hailed 'bliss' for relieving swollen and puffy eyes, but shoppers who suffer from migraines and sinus pain have found it 'heavenly' for easing symptoms too.
Categories: UK News

More than 800 minor objects spotted beyond Neptune

Mail Online - Fri, 2021-09-17 10:44
A survey to map the outer solar system using a telescope at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile has yielded 815 trans-Neptunian objects (TNOs).
Categories: UK News

Boy, 15, gets USB cable stuck in his penis during sexual experiment gone wrong

Mail Online - Fri, 2021-09-17 10:44
A 15-year-old boy who inserted a knotted USB cable into his penis in a sexual experiment gone wrong has had it surgically removed in London after repeated attempts to pull it out failed.
Categories: UK News

Grab Philips' Lumea Prestige IPL hair removal device for its lowest price ever at £299.99 on Amazon

Mail Online - Fri, 2021-09-17 10:38
If you to remove unwanted hair permanently at home, now is a great time to score a deal on the best IPL hair removal machine on Amazon. The Philips Lumea Prestige IPL Hair Removal Device is now...
Categories: UK News

Horrified mother blasts Pontins for 'unbearable' family holiday after finding pubic hair in the sink

Mail Online - Fri, 2021-09-17 10:31
Clare Abbott and her family paid more than a thousand pounds to stay at the holiday park in Camber Sands, East Sussex, where they made the gruesome discoveries.
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So I’ve scripted a life-saving routine. Pah. What really matters is the icon I give it

The Register - Fri, 2021-09-17 10:13
J’appuie sur le starter et voici que je quitte la terre

Something for the Weekend, Sir?  Mute the mic. Hide the webcam. Freeze the shared screen. Enable Delivery Mode!…

Categories: Technology

Fascinating images show how airline Cathay Pacific has transformed over the past 75 years

Mail Online - Fri, 2021-09-17 10:12
Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific has put in a shift and it's still going strong, as these images prove. They show how it has been transformed over the decades as it celebrates its 75th birthday.
Categories: UK News

Pitsea murder: Murder investigation launched after man who was attacked whilst walking his dog dies

This Is Total Essex - Fri, 2021-09-17 10:02
A 47-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder
Categories: Essex News

Emma Raducanu says she hasn't decided how to spend her £1.8million US Open winnings

Mail Online - Fri, 2021-09-17 09:54
Tennis star Emma Raducanu, 18, revealed she hasn't even opened her bank account to see if the money has arrived since her stunning victory in New York last week.
Categories: UK News

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