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  • DisneyCollector: professional unboxing for kids DisneyCollector: professional unboxing for kids

    Mysterious and manicured professional ‘unboxer’ DisneyCollector has produced over 1,200 videos on YouTube, and is captivating children around the globe. But what exactly is the appeal of watching a pair of hands remove the plastic packaging of Peppa Pig figurines?

  • Big phones steal small tablets’ thunder Big phones steal small tablets’ thunder

    The Western world has gone tablet crazy, with 42% of American adults owning one. But with the smartphone getting bigger with every launch, is there going to be a need for smaller tablets when there’s only an inch difference, and one of them can make calls?

  • Anonabox makes you anonymous online Anonabox makes you anonymous online

    Anonabox launched on Kickstarter in October 2014, and in just three days it raised $600,000 - a much higher amount than its goal of $7,500. The router anonymises the internet connection of those who use it by redirecting all the traffic through Tor - an anonymous browser.

  • The decline of domestic skills The decline of domestic skills

    Doing the laundry is a chore, especially if you have no idea how to do it properly. A study into basic clothing repair and laundry skills in the US has found that, when compared with previous generations, Gen Y don't know anything about laundry. But why?