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"The Final Countdown" Played On 64 Floppy Drives Would Make Gob Bluth Proud

Much like the venerable technology of the floppy drive, Europe’s hair metal classic “The Final Countdown” just won’t die. After floating into laughable obscurity, the synth-heavy anthem was reborn when a magician named Gob made it his theme song. Now, hobbyist Paweł Zadrożniak has fed the tune through the hardware harmonics of his “Floppotron.”


An Email Scam Cost One Of Europe's Biggest Companies $59 Million

Earlier this month, Leoni AG, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of wires and electrical cables, informed investors that the German company lost almost 40 million euros (or about $59.3 million) to online scammers. Today, we finally know how: According to investigators, the thieves simply spoofed emails to look like official payment requests, a tactic known as “CEO fraud”.


How Did Hitler Rise To Power?

Video: When you combine an unhappy group of people with a leader who is more than willing to feed and exploit their fear with wild speeches and rhetoric, things can go bad. When people in business and intellectuals want to be on the favourable side of public opinion, so they start doing things they don’t believe are right, things can get worse. But how can it ever be so bad that someone like Hitler can rise to power and do worse? Ted-Ed explains in this haunting video.


Watch This Magical Drone Footage Of Castles Across Europe

Video: Sorry, I still have a Game of Thrones hangover, so when I watch this beautiful drone footage that gives sweeping views of castles across Europe, I see the map of Westeros in the opening credits come alive. Some of these castles are in ruins, some are near rivers, some are on islets, some are embedded on the mountain side but all are impressive strongholds that hold so much history.


British Scientists Are Flipping Out About Brexit

Britain is saying goodbye to the European Union, a monumental decision that’s triggering some serious alarm bells among the country’s researchers. Here’s why they have a right to be worried.


How Can Budget Airlines Be So Cheap To Fly?

Video: Budget airlines like Jetstar and Tiger Airways in Australia, JetBlue and Southwest in the United States, and Ryanair and Easy Jet in Europe, are often significantly cheaper to fly compared to legacy airlines like Qantas and Virgin. How is this possible? Flying is expensive! The simple answer is that budget airlines simplify as many costs as possible.


The European Commission Has Issued Google With Antitrust Charges

Google has received formal antitrust charges from the European Commission today, which the claim company has “abused its dominant position by imposing restrictions on Android device manufacturers and mobile network operators”.


Tim Peake Is Capturing Stunning Images Of Northern Europe From The ISS

Image Cache: British astronaut Time Peake must be missing home a little, because he’s been taking some incredible images of the UK and northern Europe during his time aboard the International Space Station.


A Convoy Of Autonomous Trucks Just Drove Across Europe

As much as everyone is getting excited about Google’s cute little autonomous cars, self-driving trucks are the most obvious — and probably easiest — beneficiaries of autonomous tech. To prove this, a “platoon” of connected trucks from six brands completed a 2092km trip across Europe.


Beautiful Video Zooms All Over Vienna, Austria

Video: I’ve never been to Vienna but I can tell you that it is beautiful because this video by FilmSpektakel. It takes you all over the capital of Austria through a fun zooming effect that teleports you to different landmarks. It’s sort of like travelling on a haze of drugs and booze.


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