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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 26/02/2023

Adam Gelencser
4 min readFeb 26


Quote of the day:

Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful. Thich Nhat Hanh

Jokes of the day:

I broke my finger at work today, on the other hand I’m completely fine.

Yo mama is so old, she knew Burger King while he was still a prince.

Top 10 news of the day:

Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe Review

Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe is a refreshed version of a fun but frustratingly uneven Kirby platformer that takes a little too long to reach its potential.

There are generally two types of Kirby games: the standard platformers where Kirby copies enemy abilities across easy-to-complete stages, and the more unique adventures that break wildly from that formula. Kirby’s Return to Dream Land has been solidl… [9331 chars]

Waitrose axes Heston Blumenthal after bosses tired of working with the ‘distant’ chef

Blumenthal’s contract, which is worth ‘hundreds of thousands of pounds a year’, ends this month and it is understood that Waitrose management have chosen not to renew it.

His dishes are a hit with families looking to indulge at Christmas. But in the next festive season there will be no new Heston Blumenthal twists on the classics — at least not at Waitrose. The supermarket has decided to quietly drop the chef after a … [3180 chars]

Fashion designer Tamara Ralph is back on red carpet despite collapsed fashion label

Tamara Ralph ran luxury label Ralph & Russo with former business partner and boyfriend Michael Russo before it went into administration in 2021 with unpaid debts of more than £20 million.

A glamorous designer who made a £56,000 engagement gown for the Duchess of Sussex is dressing stars for the red carpet once again — despite her collapsed fashion house owing millions to former staff and the taxman. Tamara Ralph ran luxury label Ralph… [3349 chars]

Man discovers his girlfriend’s ‘disgusting’ habit while he’s cleaning their bedroom

An unassuming man has shared the shocking discovery he made after cleaning the bed in the bedroom he shares with his girlfriend.

An unassuming man has shared the shocking discovery he made after cleaning the bed in the bedroom he shares with his girlfriend. The anonymous man posted on Reddit where he shared a photo that showed hundreds of small blue discs on the floor, up agai… [2316 chars]

If you liked The Ascent, SlavicPunk: Oldtimer looks like one to watch

SlavicPunkL Oldtimer is an isometic shooter set in a cyberpunk world of holographic women, grumpy detectives and lots of combat. And the combat looks good.

I think the headline I wrote is true. But I think it would also be true if it read, “If you sort-of liked but were also hugely frustrated by The Ascent, similar isometric cyberpunk shooter SlavicPunk: Oldtimer could offer a salve to your gripes.” Bit… [1220 chars]

Prince Harry’s ‘older woman’ auctions Miss Piggy gift for earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria

Sasha Walpole, 40, (pictured with the Miss Piggy toy) a digger driver from Wiltshire, hopes to raise money to help victims of the Turkey-Syria earthquake, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.

He may have been a muppet for revealing details of how he lost his virginity in a field behind a pub, but Prince Harry’s indiscretion may yet do some good. The woman he romped with is auctioning off the Miss Piggy toy he gave her as a birthday presen… [2680 chars]

10 Video Game Easter Eggs That Went Too Far

Better tell your grandchildren about this one.

Even though the term “Easter egg” can reference a hidden feature in any entertainment medium, they’re often associate with video games (and the Easter bunny). Adventure usually gets the credit, but it was actually 1973’s Moonlander that contained the… [1031 chars]

Travis Barker swings by vegan eatery Crossroads Kitchen he invested in

To step out in to the chilly wintertime weather, the husband of Kourtney Kardashian wrapped up in a sleek jacket by Enfants Riches Déprimés, whose name translates to ‘Depressed Rich Kids.’

Travis Barker was fashion forward when he was spotted this weekend swinging by Crossroads Kitchen in West Hollywood. The 46-year-old is an investor in the vegan restaurant’s original location, which is located on the famous Melrose Avenue. He could b… [1759 chars]

YouTube Just Made A Crazy Change To All Of Its Content Because Of MrBeast

YouTube is adjusting content options across the entire platform thanks to the wild success of MrBeast’s videos.

YouTube Just Made A Crazy Change To All Of Its Content Because Of MrBeast YouTube is now offering content creators the ability to include foreign language dubs of their videos following a highly successful test program run by MrBeast. By Phillip Moye… [3315 chars]

A Great Gatsby house lists for $45m in town that inspired book

A Gatsby-inspired Long Island home has hit the market for $45 million — it was bought for $15.85 million in 2013. The property is located 24 miles from Manhattan.

The eight-acre property is 24 miles from Manhattan, but offers ‘panoramic views’ of the Big Apple It has 32 bathrooms and 18 bedrooms, several pools, saunas, wine cellars, a bowling alley and fitness center The Roaring Twenties home has hit the marke… [6211 chars]



Adam Gelencser

Tech enthusiast, currently entrepreneuring — regularly sharing content on tech news and irregularly on other topics. Founder of QMapper.co video AI tool.