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Yellow Pages phone book killed by the internet

I threw a copy of the Yellow Pages phone book away today. Just flipped it into the recycling bin. Not a very newsworthy event. But...
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Oldies overrun Facebook

Ha! Take that kids. New research has revealed the younger generation are leaving Facebook in their droves. But don't worry Mr Zuckerberg because the...
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Cassette tape comeback and vinyl revival

It's official. The cassette tape comeback is well and truly underway. And the vinyl revival continues thanks to more bands releasing LPs and kids...
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Roy of the Rovers is making a comeback

English football's best ever striker is once again pulling on his boots. Roy Race, the legendary Roy of the Rovers, is making a comeback...
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The final call for UK phone boxes

The old curmudgeons at BT are planning to scrap over half of the UK’s remaining phone boxes. The cull will take place over the...
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Fawlty Towers B&B owner says women not welcome

The owner of a B&B in Beverley, East Yorkshire has displayed a sign on his door saying "Women not welcome." John Dixon Hart who...
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First text message sent 25 years ago happy birthday SMS

December 4 1992 saw the first text message sent.  Unbelievable.  What did we do before then?  Maybe people rang each and spoke.  Or is...
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Street Fighter is back

Retro gamers and nostalgia buffs will be delighted to know Street Fighter is back. Though in truth it never went away. But publishers Capcom are...

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British Comic Book Heroes

Comic book heroes were a part of growing up for most boys back in the day. I'm sure OldnDazed readers will remember all these...