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Gadget Guru - The latest from Raspberry Pi

Gadget Guru - The latest from Raspberry Pi

Gadget Guru

Paul Bristow returns with his teeny tiny computer that has a teeny tiny price-tag. Paul gives us some examples of how you might like to use your Raspberry Pi whether you're the kind of person w...

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Gadget Guru - Malware & Ransomware

Gadget Guru - Malware & Ransomware

Gadget Guru

Our Gadget Guru is back to remind us to download those updates and avoid those computer viruses!

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Gadget Guru - Motorbike Gadgetry

Gadget Guru - Motorbike Gadgetry

Gadget Guru

Vroom Vroom! Paul Bristow is back and cruising into the studio with a new motorcycle gadget from NUVIT that may have a pretty hefty price-tag, but will certainly make you feel like you're in...

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Eclipsin it

Eclipsin it

We found our favourite videos/gifs of the solar eclipse, let us know what your favourites are!

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CERN's Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) experiment

CERN's Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) experiment

Mid Morning Mix

Photo: ATLAS Experiment © 2006 CERN   Yesterday, CERN announced the discovery of a new particle, dubbed the "charming" particle. The news was revealed at the EPS Conferenc...

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A "charming" new particle discovered at CERN

A "charming" new particle discovered at CERN

Mid Morning Mix

Image: © CERN Daniel Dominguez Representing the new particle observed by LHCb, containing two charm quarks and one up quark.   A new particle, dubbed the &ldqu...

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McKay Interview: Neuroscientist & Philosopher, Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan (3 July 2017)

McKay Interview: Neuroscientist & Philosopher, Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan (3 July 2017)

The McKay Interview

Today's guest on the McKay Interview is Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan who describes himself as a Philosopher, Neuroscientist and Geostrategist. He is head of the Geopolitics and Global Futures p...

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Plane Talk - Byebye birdy

Plane Talk - Byebye birdy

Plane Talk

AKA "Birds vs Planes"

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Plane Talk - What is Timatic and can I use it?

Plane Talk - What is Timatic and can I use it?

Plane Talk

Timatic is a database containing cross border passenger documentation requirements. Timatic is an abreviation for Travel Information Manual Automatic and is used by airlines to determine whether...

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Gadget Guru - Fondoodler

Gadget Guru - Fondoodler

Gadget Guru

This must be our cheesiest gadget yet, surely? This fondoodler let's you take your favourite cheddar, emmental, edam or comté, melt it and draw on your food. Get creative and use your...

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Gadget Guru - Google Home!

Gadget Guru - Google Home!

Gadget Guru

OK Google! Google Home has tonnes of knowledge, but no personality. that's the overview from Paul Bristow, our Gadget Guru. He goes on... "I think ultimately, Google is ho...

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Green Condom Club - a new concept in condoms

Green Condom Club - a new concept in condoms

The Breakfast Show

Traditional condoms contain gluten, animal products and other chemicals - so Gabrielle Lods thought there was a better idea. 

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Gadget Guru - Elbow cassette player

Gadget Guru - Elbow cassette player

Gadget Guru

Our newest retro gadget... This elbow cassette player plays all your retro sounds and clips onto your pocket.       Photo: facebook.com/elbowcp

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Gadget Guru - Tablets for visually impaired

Gadget Guru - Tablets for visually impaired

Gadget Guru

This gadget helps the visually impaired feel the world around them in real time with a series of plastic buttons. It also has a local feel too, designed by EPFL.      &n...

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What's on at the UN? 'A Plastic Ocean' - cinema

What's on at the UN? 'A Plastic Ocean' - cinema

UN Roundup

This week Daniel Johnson takes us through the events taking place for International Day of Peacekeepers, humanitarian updates from aid coordinators in Nigeria and Central African Republic. Also, th...

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Plane Talk - And the prize for the busiest airport in the world goes to...

Plane Talk - And the prize for the busiest airport in the world goes to...

Plane Talk

Chaitan Jain from IATA joins us in the studio again. We talked about the top markets for passenger markets. Now we're talking about the most frequented airports...

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Gadget Guru - Braava mopping robot, so you never mop again

Gadget Guru - Braava mopping robot, so you never mop again

Gadget Guru

  "I love mopping," said nobody, ever. Gadget Guru tells us about the latest gadget that could mean you'll never have to mop again. It looks and works in a similar way to t...

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Gadget Guru - Microsoft 10s

Gadget Guru - Microsoft 10s

Gadget Guru

What's new on Microsoft 10s? And what does the 's' stand for? Sometimes the Gadget Guru can answer all of our questions, but sometimes these gadgets are still shrouded in mystery...

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Gadget Guru - Microsoft Surface Laptop

Gadget Guru - Microsoft Surface Laptop

Gadget Guru

The high end laptop with fabric buttons. What were they thinking? - asks our Gadget Guru.

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Plane Talk - Where air travel demand is at its highest

Plane Talk - Where air travel demand is at its highest

Plane Talk

Chaitan Jain, from IATA, is a lover of statistics. This week he tells us just how many journeys were taken by air last year worldwide. It's a whopping 3.8 billion journeys! In the develop...

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Analogue phones to be deactivated in Switzerland

Analogue phones to be deactivated in Switzerland

All phone lines in Switzerland will need to migrate from current analogue/ISDN to the new digital Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology by the 4th Quarter of 2017.

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Plane Talk - Tourism & Sustainable Development Goals

Plane Talk - Tourism & Sustainable Development Goals

Plane Talk

Chaitan Jain runs us through the topic of sustainable tourism and explains how aviation plays a role in the Sustainable Development Goals as set by the United Nations.

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What If - professional theatre in Lausanne at Pulloff Theatre

What If - professional theatre in Lausanne at Pulloff Theatre

Mid Morning Mix

What If is a brand new entity; a new cultural venture in the form of a new professional theatre company! They'll be performing their inaugural production 'A Number', by Caryl ...

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Gadget Guru - Smart Trampolines and Alien Stomp

Gadget Guru - Smart Trampolines and Alien Stomp

Gadget Guru

Gadget Guru is getting sporty this week. We're talking about trampolines today as trampolines seem to be becoming smarter and smarter. Springfree have made a kit which is taking ever...

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