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Dads having more fun than daughters at Little Mix concert is seriously adorable

The stereotype of dads accompanying young daughters to pop concerts is that they’re not there of their own free will — that they begrudgingly have to be there. That’s not always the case, though. SEE ALSO: Lorde surprises lucky NYC cashier with free concert tickets Neil Cooley from London shared a video on Twitter of him and his friend jamming out at a Little Mix concert with their daughters on Monday — and it’s totally adorable. In the clip below below, Neil and Joe carry their daughters on their shoulders…

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Driverless ‘CargoPods’ are delivering groceries to Londoners in new trial

Small self-driving trucks are puttering about a London neighborhood delivering groceries to customers as part of a 10-day trial. The “CargoPod” has a top speed of 25 mph and can make up to eight deliveries on a single run. The post Driverless ‘CargoPods’ are delivering groceries to Londoners in new trial appeared first on Digital Trends. Digital Trends – Read Full Article

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A commercial astronaut training site and its massive pool are coming to Britain

If you’re an astronaut — or just a lover of outer space — these are nervous times to be in the UK.  The vote for Britain to leave the European Union has potentially scuppered Britain’s chances of scoring big European projects such as Galileo — the European sat-nav system — which is largely funded by the EU.  SEE ALSO: This could be the tiniest hotel room in the world But fear you not because, in the new Queen’s Speech, the government has pledged to increase the UK’s share of the…

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UK’s largest warship hits the seas with massive security worry: Windows XP

The largest the aircraft carrier ever built by the UK’s Royal Navy, the HMS Queen Elizabeth, may be hitting the seas with ancient software: Windows XP. SEE ALSO: Step inside the secretive class that turns people into hackers At least that’s the claim from the Guardian and the Times of the UK. During a tour of the massive ship, reporters claim to have viewed computer screens on the ship running Windows XP, an operating system first released in 2001. That claim is setting off alarm bells for many given the…

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Fake news is your fault, this startup is trying to help

One of the horrible gifts that the year 2016 brought us was the rise of fake news, and we’re still dealing with the consequences (cough Trump cough). Fortunately, people all around the world are looking for ways to squash the effectiveness of misinformation. TNW spoke to Dhruv Ghulati, CEO of Factmata, a London-based startup working on developing a new automated fact-checking tool. Who should fix the problem? The first thing that needs to be established is who’s responsible for fake news. Some people like to blame social media and their lack…

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Kind stranger returns wallet to owner and has a moving chat about Islam

The heartwarming moment a kind stranger returned a man’s wallet has captured the attention of hundreds of thousands of Facebook users.   Fast food delivery driver Peshraw Ahmed told the wallet’s owner that he was compelled to return it because he is a Muslim and, according to Islam’s teachings, any money must be returned to its rightful owner.  “I am a Muslim guy so you are lucky I got your wallet,” said Ahmed.  “You are such a good person,” said Gavin Meldrum, the owner of the wallet, which contained over…

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20 of the best one-liners in ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’

On this day 20 years ago, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone — the first of seven spell-binding novels — was finally published. You may have had an inkling somewhere along the line that there’s a few Harry Potter fans at Mashable, and they’re not without reason. SEE ALSO: 5 articles that’ll only make sense to true ‘Harry Potter’ fans Over the past 20 years the Harry Potter stories have touched, changed, and even saved the lives of a legion of young (and old) squibs the world over. Losing yourself…

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Jamie Foxx’s story about Ed Sheeran sleeping on his couch is hilarious

If you needed further proof that Ed Sheeran is basically friends with every celebrity in the world, just ask Jamie Foxx. Or better yet, watch the clip above.  SEE ALSO: Ed Sheeran hits back at Glastonbury haters with super-sassy tweet During Friday’s episode of The Graham Norton Show, Foxx told the brilliant story of how Sheeran slept on his couch in LA for six weeks before he was famous. The best bit, without a doubt, is his description of Sheeran’s guest appearance at Foxx’s live music night.  Foxx certainly has…

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The UK parliament getting pwned by a brute-force attack is utterly, utterly embarrassing

This weekend, the British Parliament’s email system fell victim to a sustained brute-force attack. Over Saturday evening, an unknown adversary (believed to be either Russia or North Korea, because obviously) bombarded the British government’s email system with thousands of login attempts, and ultimately gained access to 90 accounts with weak credentials. In response, the security services have limited access to the email system, forcing parliamentarians, peers, and support staff to rely on other unconventional communications systems to conduct government business, like text messages. This attack has raised several troubling questions…

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Instagram shares magical ‘Harry Potter’ illustration to mark 20-year anniversary

If you’ve so much as tapped the Twitter icon on your phone this morning, you’ll probably have seen at least 100 posts about Harry Potter. Basically, today is the books’ 20-year anniversary. On 26 June 1997, The Philosopher’s Stone was published and the Harry Potter universe was magicked into existence. SEE ALSO: J.K. Rowling shares beautiful tweet to mark 20-year ‘Harry Potter’ anniversary And although there have been a huge number of fan tributes shared on social media, the following illustration posted by Instagram’s official account — and drawn by…

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