When Innovation Breeds Inequality

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

Somehow, there seems to be something utopian about the ideologies we have believed. Did we all not grow up assuming or just believing a 'just' society is a 'fair' society and vice versa? In the following years, did we not learn to separate 'justice' from 'fairness' because what is just cannot and need not be fair all the time?

Man Loses Temper At Computer, So Shoots It Eight Times

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Tech

A man from Colorado Springs, US has been charged with discharging his firearm within the city limits are he became so enraged with his computer that h...

Word From the Wise

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

On 8 April, Tim Wise gave a lecture at Loyola University New Orleans. The talk was called "Don't Call Me A Racist" and focused on anti-racism and white privilege. Wise is an American anti-racism activist and writer who lectured at over 600 college campuses. One of my tutors advised that our class attend the lecture...

A Superpower Blurs the Line Between Church and State

Patrick Roth | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Politics
Patrick Roth

Charity Giving, UK and US Style

Reverend Simon Barnes | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK
Reverend Simon Barnes

Interestingly there's more of a Christian cultural overlay in America, yet the Christian faith in the UK still has more of an influence - so you'll get the Archbishop of Canterbury quoted on the evening news talking about economic issues, something you'd never get church leaders doing in America.

9 Reasons Fox News Shouldn't Be The Most Trusted US News Network

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK

According to a new poll, Fox News is the most trusted news network in America. Let that terrifying thought just sink in a while... The survey co...

Climate Change Is Creating a New Battleground as Russia, US Increase Arctic Military Presence

Kyla Mandel | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Politics
Kyla Mandel

It's no secret that at the heart of many wars lies valuable resources, chief among them petroleum. Is it too far-fetched to think this won't happen in the Arctic?

Fraternities and Sororities are Sexist and Backwards; Our Universities Must Resist Them

Gareth Evans | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Gareth Evans

The very nature of the Greek system is divisive, backwards and insular. It is a breeding ground for misogynistic thinking and behaviour.

Cancer Patient's Dog Smuggles Herself Into Hospital To Visit

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An intrepid little Miniature Schnauzer was so impatient waiting for her owner to recover from surgery that she walked 20 blocks and smuggled herself i...

USA Guide: New Orleans Highlights

Zahra Razavi | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

Land of cheap drinks, seedy clubs, greasy takeaway restaurants - no trip to New Orleans would be complete without a few nights spent on the city's most notorious street. There's lots on offer and lots to see but planning is crucial or you'll likely be roped into all sorts of expensive mischief.

Boy, 3, Shoots Father And Pregnant Mother

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 01.02.2015 | UK

A three-year-old boy has accidentally shot his father and pregnant mother with the same bullet in front of his sister. According to police the inci...

The Top Five All-American Activities

Amy Baker | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Baker

There is only one thing that I find brings cheer at this wretched time when it feels like it's dark again before you've really even opened your eyes. Planning your next holiday!

New Orleans: Where to Eat, Play and Stay in the Big Easy

Zahra Razavi | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

NOLA, the Big Easy - New Orleans is a city of many different names. But whatever you want to call it, it's a place brimming with food, fun and amazing buildings. Here are three top recommendations not to miss out on...

Boyfriend Savagely Beats Uncle 'Caught Raping His Girlfriend'

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK

A man was left severely beaten after his nephew allegedly caught him trying to have sex with his girlfriend. William L. Mattson, 52, fled the scene...

Woman Shot Dead By 2-Year-Old Son

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.12.2014 | UK

A US woman has been shot and killed by her two-year-old son. The accident happened in a Wal-Mart in Hayden, Idaho after the boy reached into her ha...

What Does America Have That Does Not Exist in the U.K.?

Quora | Posted 28.02.2015 | UK

What does the US have that does not exist in the UK?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answe...

Peshawar School Attack - Violence Breeds Violence

Dilly Hussain | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK
Dilly Hussain

Whilst there is absolutely no justification for the killing of women and children in Islam, Muslim leaders have made the all-too-common mistake of apologising and condemning a crime which was not carried out in the name of religion. Rather, the unfortunate event that occurred was as a result of an ongoing cycle of violence that began in 2001.

Mystery Woman Spreads £12,000 Festive Spirit Paying Off Stranger's Gifts

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK

Here's a lovely little does of early festive cheer. A mystery woman paid for the Christmas gifts of complete strangers, spending £12,000 in total....

United States of America: Liberty, Freedom and Justice for All?

Meliha Hayat | Posted 08.02.2015 | UK
Meliha Hayat

Liberals and Conservatives alike were outraged by the decision made by a grand jury in America not to charge a white New York City police officer named Daniel Pantaleo, after he placed an unarmed Blackman named Eric Garner into a choke hold and killed him. ..

Russell Brand Re-Branded

Aaron Vallely | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Politics
Aaron Vallely

Brand has not all the answers, nor does he claim to, but he has heart, sense, influence, and energy. Brand has re-Branded himself, and now he is re-Branding politics and activism, then selling it to young people so they will understand better that their society and its future is in their hands

Black Friday Sales - A Fine Example of Unadulterated Capitalism

Dilly Hussain | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK
Dilly Hussain

Everyone loves sales. Whether it's the latest Xbox game, kitchen appliance or electronic gadget, people are always looking for bargains, especially during the run up to Christmas. But there's a stark difference between lining up for Boxing Day sales and the animalistic behaviour witnessed last week during the "Black Friday" sales...

SERIAL: Brilliant/Frustrating/Life Changing - But Fear Not, I Have All the Answers... Perhaps

Alfie Evers | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Alfie Evers

Without doubt I am immersed in the podcast. With each episode I lie on my bed and listen as Sarah Koenig brilliantly takes us on a journey of genuine mystery. In a world of Netflix and Sky Go, it seems almost archaic to make time to sit and listen to an audio broadcast.

Dog 'Saves Children's Lives' During Road Rage Shooting

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK

A German Shepherd is reported to have saved the lives of a car-full of children after it shielded them from bullets during a road rage incident. T...

London Thanksgiving

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Trisha de Borchgrave

hanksgiving as a non-nation based national holiday celebration liberates us too from idealising mom's culinary supremacy over every root vegetable under the earth's crust. It seems that the more time-consuming the preparations, the greater the expectation that everyone will appreciate them, as moments of tenderness bristle with pique.

The Ferguson Looters Who Will Probably Be Caught

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK

The American town of Ferguson is ablaze after the white police officer that shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was told he would not face prose...