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Dog’s amazing escape from vicious wolves

A BRAVE, canny and extremely quick canine has enjoyed an incredible escape from a menacing wolf pack in thick snow in the mountains of southern Italy. Amazing footage captured by local Paolo Forconi shows the dog as it is hunted down by a menacing pack of three wolves in Abruzzo. …

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Air NZ flights grounded as cyclone nears

AIR New Zealand has cancelled all flights in and out of New Zealand’s capital Wellington, as the remnants of tropical cyclone Gita pummelled the country. The national carrier said all flights to the capital would be grounded from 2.45pm local time as weather authorities issued warnings of severe weather and …

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Massive change coming to your computer

MICROSOFT wants to kill off your computer mouse with a smart pen replacement. The tech giant has nabbed a patent that enables the stylus for its Surface tablet (known simply as the Surface Pen) to act like a PC mouse’s scroll wheel, reports The Sun. The modified Surface Pen packs …

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EE is still the UK's best mobile network

EE’s cemented its position as the UK’s best mobile network during the second half of 2017, according to RootMetrics latest round of testing, which named the operator as number one in all six categories. The BT-owned network won the network reliability, network speed, data performance and text performance categories and …

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Ancient lost city stuns archaeologists

USING sophisticated laser surveying technology, archaeologists have discovered a “lost city” in western Mexico that may have been home to as many buildings as Manhattan, New York. A team of researchers, led by Colorado State University archaeologist Chris Fisher, was able to use LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) technology to …

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Man’s excuse for ‘repugnant’ bestiality charge

A CENTRAL Queensland man who filmed himself having sexual interactions with his dog has failed in a bid to overturn his conviction on the grounds it didn’t harm the animal. In July 2017, Darren Lee Jolley was found guilty at Emerald Magistrates Court of breaching a duty of care owed …

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Does lifting your phone in air improve signal?

EVER waved your smartphone in the air, desperately trying to get a better signal, and wondered whether it made any difference at all? So have we, which is why we spoke to a top network expert who revealed the truth behind our mobile-flailing antics. According to Howard Jones, head of …

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