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Warner Bros aims to break CGI facial hair removal budget record with Justice League 2
23rd November 2017

Warner Bros aims to break CGI facial hair removal budget record with Justice League 2

  Warner Brothers have announced their aim to break the current CGI facial hair removal budget record with Justice League 2.   The movie studio is planning to go all out for the next ...

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Chinese tech giant Tencent is now worth more than a dime
22nd November 2017

Chinese tech giant Tencent is now worth more than a dime

  The Chinese social media giant Tencent is now worth considerably more than ten cents and is actually more valuable than Facebook.   Despite the irony of being named after one of the ...

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London buses on routes through affluent areas fuelled by artisan coffee
21st November 2017

London buses on routes through affluent areas fuelled by artisan coffee

  London buses that pass through affluent areas of the city will be powered by artisan coffee blends according to a statement released by the Mayor’s office this week.   Waste artisan ...

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Tesla accused of stealing truck / sports car combo idea from Knight Rider
20th November 2017

Tesla accused of stealing truck / sports car combo idea from Knight Rider

  Tesla has been accused of stealing its new truck / sports car combo idea from the 1980s television show Knight Rider.   The electric car maker unveiled its first electric articulated ...

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Japanese train company apologises for early departure caused by leaves on branches
17th November 2017

Japanese train company apologises for early departure caused by leaves on branches

  A Japanese rail company apologised after one of its trains left 20 seconds early due to the large number of leaves that are still on the branches of nearby trees.   Management of the ...

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The world’s largest passenger aircraft will be turned into an airport
16th November 2017

The world’s largest passenger aircraft will be turned into an airport

  An Airbus A380 Superjumbo has been retired from service but due to its sheer size will be repurposed and used as a French airport instead.   Singapore Airlines returned the plane to ...

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Greggs life-sized advent calendar prevents the opening of multiple doors at once
15th November 2017

Greggs life-sized advent calendar prevents the opening of multiple doors at once

  Greggs have announced the launch of a new life-sized advent calendar that is designed for people who can’t resist opening multiple doors at once.   The calendar will include an array ...

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Tesco confirms its covert ‘war on Christmas’ is as real as Santa Claus
14th November 2017

Tesco confirms its covert ‘war on Christmas’ is as real as Santa Claus

  Tesco this week confirmed the accusations it is waging a covert war on Christmas are as real as Santa Claus.   The supermarket retailer’s Christmas TV advert features a Muslim family ...

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Crying caused by Christmas adverts is set to hit record levels this year
13th November 2017

Crying caused by Christmas adverts is set to hit record levels this year

  The amount of crying generated by Christmas adverts is set to hit record levels this year according to an industry trade body.   The Advertising Association says the likelihood of ...

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Mary Portas towns resemble Hill Valley in Back to the Future II
10th November 2017

Mary Portas towns resemble Hill Valley in Back to the Future II

  A survey of 12 government-funded “Portas Pilot” towns found that nearly all of them resemble the alternate Hill Valley from Back to the Future II.   The towns were awarded ...

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