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Facebook 'fesses up to running an ideological echo chamber

You live in a filter bubble you make, says Zuck Squad research

Take cover! Out-of-control Russian spaceship to smash into Earth within hours

Failed cargo pod should provide spectacular light show

Weird ARCHAEAN LIFE FORM found at 'Loki's Castle' DEEP beneath Arctic Circle

Eukaryon with your research - we'll carry on reading it

FOUND: NASA's stray balloon located in the middle of nowhere

PICS Recovery team heads for Thargomindah

SpaceX Dragon crew capsule in 'CHUTE ABORT drama – don't panic, no one died

Pics and vid This is only a test. This is only a test

It's beers and bacon all round for our Quid-A-Day Nosh Posse

Live Below the Line challenge cracked, good wedge of cash raised

Boffins turns landfill WinPhones into microscopes

A drop of polydimethylsiloxane saves lab rats $19,999.97

In a galaxy far, far, far away ... Farthest ever star system discovered

Pic And it was churning out suns like crazy a long time ago

EXTREME FEEDING: BLUE whales' gluttonous gobbling of fishy fluids

Rubber-band nerve lets them gulp straight down throats

French BIONIC EYE sits IN your peeper, feeds infrared light into nerves

No Geordi LaForge lookalikes here – it's cyberpunk goggles all the way

Mars needs TRAFFIC COP to stop probe prangs, says NASA

MAVEN and Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter had near miss last January

Italian ISS trekkie sips first zero-G cup of espresso in SPAAAACE

Lavazza's latest brew, with a slight psychological hint of urine

Bridge, ship 'n' tunnel – the Brunels' hidden Thames trip

Geek's Guide to Britain Monument to a trio who left their mark on Blighty

High school students' record-setting pulsar STUMPS BOFFINS

Why is the orbit so big, and why is it there?

Meet the man who inspired Elon Musk’s fear of the robot uprising

Exclusive Interview Nick Bostrom explains his AI prophecies of doom to El Reg

Bonny Scottish post-pub nosh neckfiller: Rumbledethumps

Cunning culinary plan involving turnip – from the land of Clan Blackadder

Shields up! Shields up! ASTRONAUTS flying to MARS will arrive BRAIN DAMAGED, boffins claim

Spaaace travel hits mousy buffer

Quantum CPU upstart D-Wave drills into physics simulations to boost vital magnetic shielding

Inside the world of absolute-zero computing

Quid-A-Day Nosh Posse chap in 'desperate' cash shortage

Jacobs family down to $1.52 and leftovers as finishing line approaches

ZuckerBorg assimilates Microsoft boffins into potentially world-threatening FART

Evil existential threat or waste of money? Probably both

El Reg merch tentacle mulls retro LOHAN T-shirt

Vulture 2 spaceplane in a comic book stylee – what do you think?

Strange alien-like life zones found beneath Antarctic glacier

Dust off your Lovecraft and your Laundry Files, then detour to Mars

Amazon boss Bezos' Blue Origins declares test flight 'flawless' ... if you overlook one snafu

Video Rocket went up in one piece, came down in pieces

NASA's Messenger craft SMASHES into Mercury: See ya later, alien crater

Pic Space super-prang at 8,000 MPH – we won't see the hole for a while, crocodile

Heroic Quid-A-Day Nosh Posse tighten their belts

Tough going, but the end is in sight

Brits send Star Wars X-wing fighter to the stratosphere

'F***wits from Romford' hoping for VIP tickets to The Force Awakens premiere

BATWINGED DINO-PIGEON causes FLAP in bone-boffinry circles

Yi qi baffles modern dinoboffins

NASA spies weird glow from Pluto's FRIGID pole

Pic Latest New Horizons probe image shows odd features

Geneva boffins make light work of random numbers

Take one photon and fake it 'til you make it

Calamity cargo capsule DOOMED: Space station pod in fireball re-entry

Vid We come in pieces

ROBOT telescope discovers ENORMOUS planetary neighbours

If robots can find planets, why can't they find the ingredients to get me a G&T?

Big Blue boffins claim quantum computing measurement leap

+Vid Seeing AND assessing more than one error at a time? Hold my coat, IBM got this

Anonymous benefactor to match today's Quid-A-Day donations

Reg reader will fork out up to £750, so prise open your wallets

DARPA's made a SELF-STEERING 50-cal bullet – with video proof

Vid Spray and pray: Magic round turns unskilled bods into precision marksmen

NASA 'UFO' pops a leak, lands in outback Australia

Super Pressure Balloon flight terminated, 32 days into planned 100-day flight

MAYHEM in ORBIT: Russian cargo pod spins OUT OF CONTROL

Video Podule goes TITSUP: Total Inability To Sustain Usual Propulsion

Quid-A-Day kids chow down on foraged weed salad

Meanwhile, US Nosh Posse team member preps a real fishy pot-boiler

Quid-A-Day veteran fuelled by vastly improved nosh stash

Orders from missus helps avoid repeat of 780-calorie-per-day debacle

TURKEY-SIZED 'platypus' T. REX found by kid BAFFLES boffins

Plant-eating platypus puzzles paleontologists

SpaceX in MONEY RING shot, no spare juice for tail backdown this time

Pic Change in plan for vertical-landing Falcon 9 rocket stage

Eco-loons hack Thirty Meter Telescope website to help the 'natives'

Search for little green men finds them rather close to home

Quid-A-Day Nosh Posse taunted with sausage sarnie snap

Provocative start to the Live Below the Line challenge