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Swan halts traffic and doesn't give a duck

Swan halts traffic and doesn't give a duck People are generally understanding of duck crossings as long as said birds are actually crossing the road.But one swan in Nottingham decided to frustrate drivers by taking a leisurely stroll in the middle of traffic.

Samsung Galaxy S8 will reportedly launch in April, and LG G6 will suffer for it

Samsung Galaxy S8 will reportedly launch in April, and LG G6 will suffer for it With the Note7 being dead and gone for a few months now due to battery overheating issues, Samsung users are probably getting anxious for a new flagship.A new report by Forbes claims to have the answer — and, oddly enough, it also affects another flagship, the LG's upcoming G6.

10 original songs cut from 'La La Land' for who knows why

10 original songs cut from 'La La Land' for who knows why Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling's romantic musical La La Land is already off and running this award season.After doing some research, we found 10 original songs that, for one reason or another, didn't make the final cut of La La Land.

'Rings' TV store prank left customers running in absolute terror

'Rings' TV store prank left customers running in absolute terror First you see her, then you scream and run away.The new scary movie Rings, the third feature film in the Ring franchise, gets released next Friday, so, Paramount Pictures decided to try to get potential moviegoers excited about the movie by playing the ultimate prank: having a girl, dressed like the movie's villain Samara Morgan, crawl out of a TV and sneak up on customers.

Prosthetic talks to the brain, restores touch in man's hand

Prosthetic talks to the brain, restores touch in man's hand Igor Spetic is one of the first amputees to regain feeling in his hand through a prosthetic.After volunteering to work with Dustin J.

This Redditor's bizarre story about England is trolling at its very finest

This Redditor's bizarre story about England is trolling at its very finest On Monday night, however, Jeff Stelling put that theory to the test with a strange story he shared in the r/unitedkingdom subreddit.There's a very select group of people who will understand what Stelling's on about here.

Watch this super cute 4-year-old sing 'You've Got a Friend In Me' with her dad

Watch this super cute 4-year-old sing 'You've Got a Friend In Me' with her dad Though Claire Ryann and her dad released a studio version of Toy Story's "You've Got a Friend In Me" back in October, the pair made a live cover that blows the original out of the water.While her dad plucks away on his guitar, the eager tyke belts out her part, giving Randy Newman a run for his money.

'Rogue One' in 8-bit is a video game dream come true

'Rogue One' in 8-bit is a video game dream come true Choose to play as your favorite member of the Rebel Alliance and embark on a daring mission to steal the Death Star plans on Scarif!In this re-imagining of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story we get a glimpse of what this action-packed adventure would look like if it were an 8-Bit video game.

Richard Cobbett's RPG Scrollbars: FPS Quest For Glory, RPG Inventories

Richard Cobbett's RPG Scrollbars: FPS Quest For Glory, RPG Inventories Richard Cobbett's Rock, Paper, Shotgun column boasts a couple of new entries.First one, titled A Heretical Quest For Glory, describes the moderately successful attempts of porting the adventure/RPG hybrid Quest For Glory IV into Hexen's first person shooter engine.

This is what a computer thinks rum should taste like

This is what a computer thinks rum should taste like LONDON — Ordering a piña colada or a rum and coke in your local pub will likely never taste the same as it does on a beach in Bali.But one brand is trying to recreate those holiday booze flavours using a very un-tropical tool: data.

Resident Evil 7 biohazard

Resident Evil 7 biohazard The game is the first game in the main franchise to be played from a first-person perspective and the first game to take advantage of the PlayStation VR support in the Resident Evil franchise.On June 14, 2016 Capcom released the first playable teaser titled "Resident Evil 7 Teaser: Beginning Hour" was released to Playstation Plus subscribers.

Enigmatis: The Ghosts Of Maple Creek

Enigmatis: The Ghosts Of Maple Creek Enigmatis: The Ghosts Of Maple Creek is a hidden object adventure game developed and published by Artifex Mundi and Big Fish Games for Mac, PC, iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, Linux, and Blackberry.On April 8th, 2016 The Ghosts of Maple Creek made its first console appearance with the Xbox One.

This bin that looks like Donald Trump has sparked a glorious Photoshop battle

This bin that looks like Donald Trump has sparked a glorious Photoshop battle LONDON — Obviously there are times when the internet can be a harsh, unforgiving place, but there are also times when it's the perfect platform for people to unite over a common cause.In this case, the common cause happens to be a bin that looks a bit like Donald Trump.

This Dutch video on Trump has gone viral because, well, just watch it

This Dutch video on Trump has gone viral because, well, just watch it The video is a spoof message by news satire show Zondag met Lubach to officially introduce Holland to Trump "in a way that will probably appeal to him the most".It's the best language in all of Europe.

Hold onto your Big Mac, the special sauce is comin' home

Hold onto your Big Mac, the special sauce is comin' home As any devout Big Mac lover knows, the special sauce is where its allure lies.Alas, except for special promotions in Australia (and one very expensive bottle auctioned in the UK), the sauce has been available solely in McDonald's for U.

Torment: Tides of Numenera Previews

Torment: Tides of Numenera Previews A number of journalists have recently played a Demo version of Torment: Tides of Numenera that allowed them to explore The Bloom, an expansive area somewhere in the middle of the game not included in the current Early Access build.A slew of previews followed.

J.K. Rowling fights back as Donald Trump reinstates anti-abortion policy

J.K. Rowling fights back as Donald Trump reinstates anti-abortion policy Donald Trump has reinstated the Mexico City Policy, known as the global gag rule, which prevents non-governmental organisations working abroad from receiving federal funding for family planning if they perform abortions or even talk to their clients about abortion.The Harry Potter author shared her thoughts on Twitter about his reinstatement of the policy, and she didn't hold back.

This mum's wine hack has taken Twitter by storm

This mum's wine hack has taken Twitter by storm LONDON — Just because you're a mum and you're on the train, that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a nice glass of wine.Or, in the case of the mum below, a nice Lucozade bottle of wine.

Here's how you can watch the Oscar nominations live stream

Here's how you can watch the Oscar nominations live stream The Academy on Tuesday will announce this year's Oscar nominees — and for the first time ever, you can follow along with a global livestream (below).As always, the nominations will be unveiled bright and early at 8:18 a.

J.K. Rowling has the perfect response to 'Harry Potter'-themed typos

J.K. Rowling has the perfect response to 'Harry Potter'-themed typos When it comes to Harry Potter-themed typos in her name, for instance, she can definitely see the funny side.On Monday evening, she shared the following screengrab from an article in The Independent.