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Real Life

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The forbidden bike

An 11 year old girl in Saudi Arabia wants a bicycle. But that’s not a simple desire as girls just don’t have the kind of freedom that lets them ride a bike. The movie Wadjda tells us of one girl who wasn’t going to let that stop her. It’s absolutely worth watching.

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Reviews

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mPowerpad 2 solar charger (review)

After initial excitement at the prospect of a solar charger for my iPhone, iPad and Kindle I was left with disappointment. The mPowerpad 2 Ultra is harder to use than it should be and delivers less than I’d hoped.

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Science and Tech

Scene from Borrowed Light

Put the light back where it belongs

Natural wonders, and petty theft on a grand scale — a delightful video shows us something we need to know.

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14 to 17 April 2014 Tech Universe Digest

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Dots In Charge; Weeds On The Run; Change The Sheets; In The Zone; Sensitive Man. Badge The Bikes; Hidden Treasure; Small Treasures; Trees Go High-Tech; Gesture Guardian. It’s Food, Jim; Don’t Add Water; Going Up?; Over Here!; Sea Change. Let The Ink Run; Hot Spot; Clammed Up; How Many Bars Do You Have?; On The Wing.

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07 to 11 April 2014 Tech Universe Digest

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Bionics Fun; Good Enough; Kill In The Dark; Uphill Special; Brain On Show. Mats Below; Mats Above; A Fresh View; Panel Work; Martian Playground. Fingered For Crime; Tablets Of Plastic; Cool Contact; Bend It, Shake It; This Way. Bigger Fish To Fly; Blow; Hairless; Flap For Power; Patched In. Sparking Progress; The Heart Of Encryption; The Heart Of Time; Sunny Outlook; Quiet Runnings.

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31 March to 04 April 2014 Tech Universe Digest

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Sprinkle Sprinkle Little Bot; Puddle Skimmers; High On Lower Costs; Lights To A Moth; Sleep On The Job. Game On Fire; It’s Hot Inside; Listen Closely; Shooting High; Think Big, Think High. Blinded With Science; Attractive Solution; Pick Up Nanosticks; Dust Discoveries; Hide The Light. Dry Red Nose; Keep It Clean; Bounce Bounce; A Weather Eye; A Warm Glow. Wheels Of Fun; Pearly Bricks; Get The Power; In The Bag; Bike Plus.

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24 to 28 March 2014 Tech Universe Digest

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Get The Hump; The Folding; Eyes On The Job; Flash Of Insight; The Sounds Of Silence. The Flush That Burns; Sun Light, Sun Bright; An Orderly Clean; Light Fingered; Collision Alert. Pounding Security; Water Water Everywhere; Deep Vision; The Price Of Video; Get The Drop On Drugs. A Voice Like Yours; Every Breath You Take; One Drop At A Time; Go On The Red; Forever Blue. A Froth Of Trees; A Sickly Colour; Keep Your Bottle; Big Data; Moon Online.

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17 to 21 March 2014 Tech Universe Digest

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It’s A Wash; Big Connections; In A Slump; Up, Down, Turn Around; Out Of The Box. Belting Around; Small Yet Powerful; Blinking WiFi; Wired Windows; Colours On The Run. Cat Control; Need For Speed; Wind And Ice; Cool Savings; On The Cards. A New Heading; Hot Or Not?; Books In A Box; Go For Green; Traffic Shaping. Four On The Floor; Blink Blink; Bedazzled; Look And Listen; Light Show.

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10 to 13 March 2014 Tech Universe Digest

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Hold Tight; Skiing On Air; Light Lift; A Cheap Look; Follow That Nanoparticle!. The Off Switch; Push Me Push You; Joined At The Wrist; The Mirror Switch; Sunny Disposition. Something In The Air; Poles Apart; A Rough Picture; Big Print; Health On The Go. Rolling Rolling Rolling; Nothing In The Air; Breathe Free; A Sticky Solution; Solar Is The Old Black.

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