The Sequence Looks Good, We're Just Over Budget On The Amperage

Toby Peters | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK
Toby Peters

If the scriptwriters of the film Apollo 13 got a dollar every time somebody quoted their dialogue, they could probably fund the next space mission the...

Civilisation vs Barbarism: Why There's Nothing New in Fighting Islamic State

Alan Grant | Posted 23.07.2016 | UK
Alan Grant

David Cameron should be able to look back on his record in office with a sense of pride and achievement. The Governments he has led have (partly) reve...

Why Ireland Should Vote for Marriage Equality

Aaron Vallely | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Politics
Aaron Vallely

The minds of the Irish people have become inflamed by fiery debate on the issue of Marriage Equality. In two weeks, our country takes to the polls to vote on Marriage Equality, and should it pass, could make not only Irish history, but world history, by being the first country to legally enact it by popular vote.

Nasa Does NOT Think We're Doomed. Phew.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa would like to clarify something - they don't necessarily think civilisation is doomed. Last week news outlets across the globe (*guilty*) brou...

Gulp: Civilisation 'Doomed' Warns Nasa-Funded Study

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Tech

Civilisation is almost inevitably doomed, a Nasa-funded study has found. Human society is founded on a level of economic and environmental stabilit...

Back to School: Whatever Happened to a Good Education?

Richard Reoch | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK
Richard Reoch

As schools across England and Wales return from their summer holidays - with thousands entering the education system for the first time in their young lives - I am reminded of the words of a wonderful Sri Lankan friend of mine.

Are the Arts of Any Use?

Jeffrey Gedmin | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jeffrey Gedmin

Today we live in an era of hyper-specialisation. We all drill deeper in our silos. How else can you keep up, let alone get ahead in our frenetic, rapidly changing, competitive world? Yet we seem to get stuck, as the same ideas and arguments get recycled, only faster than ever before (thank technology, social media and the blogosphere).

The Case for War - How War Has Brought Us Language, Religion, Culture and Technology

Andrew Marr | Posted 20.11.2012 | Home
Andrew Marr

If we know one thing, we know wars are dreadful, the worst that can happen to mankind. So how can we deal with the awkward fact that, in the great sweep of human history, wars have surprisingly often produced the breakthroughs, in ideas as well as technologies, the rest of us then come to depend on?

Internet Rallies To Bring Peace To Civilisation II 'Nightmare World'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Tech

The tale of a man who played Civilisation II for ten years only to witness the world to descend into a "hellish nightmare of suffering and devastation...

Man Plays Civilisation For 10 Years, World Disintegrates into 'Nightmare Of Suffering'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Tech

UPDATE: Reddit users have reported progress in the 'Eternal War' after user uploads Civ II save game... What will the world be like in 2000 years? ...

Civilisation II: The Eternal War Ends As Peace Comes To Hellish Nightmare World

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Tech

One man's 10 year quest to bring peace to a Civilisation II game world appears to have been achieved after his story was made famous around the globe....