The world’s oldest original working digital computer has been rebooted after lying forgotten and gathering dust in storage for 20 years.
Weighing an incredible 2.5 tonnes, it is as heavy as 20,000 iPhone 5s and could fill an entire room, the 61-year-old Harwell Dekatron, or WITCH, computer has clattered back into action at The National Museum of Computing, based at Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire, after a mammoth three-year restoration project. More
Dinner is s(w)erved ......
A set of cars that make the vehicles in the classic cartoon Wacky Races look like a bunch of sensible runarounds are set to go under the hammer.
Hmm, I wonder how often this has to be watered?
Displayed at Manchester's Trafford Centre this 30ft plastic evergreen Christmas tree is made of entirely from 350,000 Lego bricks and is adorned with 450 Lego baubles. More
And talking of trees .... is this Britain's worst?
This unsightly and unshapely Christmas tree, with just a few sorry-looking bulbs and baubles, was slammed as Britain's worst festive decoration this week after crowds jeered at its big unveiling.
About a thousand people, including excited children, turned out in the bitter cold to watch pantomime stars Gareth Gates and Toyah Wilcox flick the switch to turn on Herne Bay's Christmas lights but many stormed off in disgust as boos and jeers rang out. More
Remember Crispian the hedgehog who was rescued after getting his head stuck in a packet of crisps?
A blog has been set up in his honour where fans can follow his adventures at the Prickles Rescue Centre in Somerset.
Crispian sent out his first blog post (click HERE to view) which read: 'Please bear with me whilst I learn how to type…I’m only a little hedgehog and my prickly spines get in the way of the keyboard.' More
A lovestruck turkey who has fallen for a peacock has been granted the best of presents ..... a Christmas pardon.
Lucky Miss McFeathers will be spared a festive roasting since she's taken a shine to strutting peacock Pendragon. More
Most ironic article of the week?
A pensioner grew cannabis with a street value of £12,000 to pay for ...... a drugs rehabilitation course for his son. More