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Google sells ‘Terrifying’ Robotics Company

It’s reported that Google’s parent company Alphabet is selling the pioneering robotics company Boston Dynamics, less than three years after acquiring it in 2013. I’ve had some fun making jokes about Boston Dynamics, and the Terminator-style future suggested by their two and four-legged robots. Now it appears that the PR division at Alphabet actually took the creepy factor […]

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Martin’s Life: Skyping the Sister

“Are we out of Internet again? … You’ve it all used up playing that oul Facebook” says Martin’s mother in this new video from Martin’s Life. Here’s another 60-second slice of authentic Irish life from the mystery animator: Skyping the Sister! [youtube]https://youtu.be/6AOS_9qTg40[/youtube]   “She’s probably drinkin’ away below in Bonsai Beach” observes the mother when Martin’s sister […]

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Missing the Ploughing? Check out The Machinery Channel!

The Ploughing Championship is over for another year, but if you are missing your fix of big toys, check out The Machinery Channel on YouTube. [youtube]https://youtu.be/X7sdXBvnO5s[/youtube]   It’s a really simple idea and it does exactly what it says on the tin! Footage of agricultural and construction machinery (including Bog Machines), offered without comment, for your […]

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Fatherhood? Piece of Cake! [Video]

Those of us who are dads know that, while it’s important to be dependable, supportive, encouraging, patient and kind, what we’re really good at is taking the bows on centre stage. That, and opening jars. So here’s a tribute to some dad-heroes who make it all look so easy. [youtube]https://youtu.be/5xiMbHO6NyI[/youtube]   Of course, Dad fails are just as common – […]

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YouTube Finally Fixes Video View Counts

YouTube announced earlier today that they’re finally going to fix video view counts. If you watch videos that are being shared widely across social networks up until today the counter always seemed to be stuck. YouTube would default to displaying “301+” on videos which were getting a lot of traffic. Why? Because a lot of […]

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