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Libby Plummer is a journalist, primarily writing about technology. She has written for various titles including Stuff, Wired and Gizmodo and is currently the reviews editor at T3 Magazine and T3.com. She also blogs at LibbyPlummer.com. These views are her own.

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The Great British Take-Off: Brits in Space

(0) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 4:35 PM

Next year Tim Peake, a former Major in the British Army Air Corps, will be Britain's first official astronaut to make it into space. Selected by the European Space Agency (ESA), Peake will fly to the International Space Station (ISS) where he'll spend six months carrying out experiments...

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Buran: The Forgotten Soviet Space Shuttle

(1) Comments | Posted July 29, 2013 | 4:03 PM

It's been just over two years since Nasa mothballed the Space Shuttle, but did you know that the Soviet Union built an almost identical shuttle known as Buran?

Development on Buran ('snowstorm' in Russian) started in 1974, primarily for defence purposes in response to the perceived military threat...

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Are the People of Seoul Worried About the Nuclear Threat From North Korea? Not a Bit

(1) Comments | Posted April 21, 2013 | 7:00 PM

Going on a press trip to Seoul just days after North Korean autocrat Kim Jong-Un threatened to carry out nuclear attacks on South Korea, Japan and the US wasn't exactly ideal timing.

But after bombarding the poor PR company in charge of the trip with a barrage of...

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Today is Not the Day to Engage in Debate About Gun Control? Yes it Bloody Well Is...

(56) Comments | Posted December 15, 2012 | 2:10 PM

Another day, another school shooting. Suspected gunman Adam Lanza, is said to have shot dead 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, as well as his mother and then, somewhat predictably, himself.

It's the third large-scale shooting in the US in 2012 - twelve...

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