The Woman Who Walks Barefoot on the Moor

Maggy Whitehouse | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Maggy Whitehouse

We humans are more and more disconnected from the Earth. I used to walk barefoot around the house and garden all summer but stopped about a decade ago because I got verrucas. Once they'd gone, I'd lost the habit.

The Impact of Eating Animals: For You, Others and the Planet

Lauren Dawson | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Dawson

This past weekend we celebrated Earth Hour 2016, causing many of us to look at what changes we can make to do our bit for the planet. We all know about swapping light bulbs, shorter showers and driving less, but there's one change we can all make that has a bigger impact than anything else: what we put on our plate.

A Year of Pain but Some Progress

Louis Sherman | Posted 24.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Louis Sherman

I believe people are starting to come together, and considering there are 7 billion of us it will always take more than a year. We all have different views, and rightly so, but surely we must all agree that a world focussed on progressing forward and away from hate should always be a slightly better one?

This Stunning Picture Perfectly Sums Up Our Place In The Universe

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Tech

Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa 2 has captured what could be one of the best images of Earth seen in recent years. The spacecraft was able to take the...

Saving the Environment Is a Big Task, but Student Campaigns are a Good Place to Start

Louis Sherman | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Louis Sherman

Student campaigning is becoming ever more vital and it should give us all a little bit of hope. It appears to be happening nationwide with a variety of universities, so we can hope this current success extends into the future and the environmental issues we face now may begin to get tackled.

At This Rate, There Might Be No Trees Left In 300 Years...

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK

Groundbreaking new research has revealed that there are around three trillion trees on Earth, but if current trends continue there might not be any l...

NASA Livestream Could Reveal One Of The Most Significant Ever Space Announcements

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Tech

Check back here at 5PM GMT to listen in on NASA's Kepler audio press conference. This Earth 2.0 is an amazing discovery. Just need to build a space...

Get Ready For A Minute That Lasts 61 Seconds

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Tech

For those of us who complain about not having enough hours in the day you'll be pleased to know that science is adding an entire second, a leap second...

A Robot Shaking Hands With An Astronaut Is The Coolest Thing You'll See All Week

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Tech

Two guys playing with joysticks have made it possible for earth and space to shake hands for the first time. NASA astronaut Terry Virts aboard the...

A Giant Asteroid Hit The Earth So Hard It Made The Oceans Boil

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Tech

Giant asteroids that hit the Earth around 3.3 billion years ago turned our planet into an apocalyptic oven which reached 500 degrees Celsius and made ...

Deadly Animals: The World's Most Dangerous Places

Frontier | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK

This week has been all about deadly animals around the world, so today we thought we should take a look at the world's most dangerous and deadly regions where you might just find yourself face-to-face with some of these creatures.

How Long Would It Take You To Fall Through The Earth?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Tech

Science fiction has long tried to explain the mysteries found at the centre of the Earth, indeed so little is known about what goes on beneath our fee...

Life On Earth Is Shit, Life On Mars Will Be Just As Awful

Gerry Flynn | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Gerry Flynn

So essentially, those human-shaped amoebas that inhabit the Big Brother house at present may actually be humanity's best hope for life on another planet.

The Moon Could, Theoretically, Hit The Earth

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Tech

Now the Moon is pretty big. In fact, the Moon is 3,476km in diameter, that's around the same distance as travelling from New York to Beijing. With ...

Discovering An Ancient Solar System Poses A Sobering Question: Have Aliens Already Come And Gone?

Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Tech
Thomas Tamblyn

Imagine: whole alien civilisations could have formed, progressed, and reached levels of technological prowess that'd make the iPhone look like a paper clip. All before we even worked out that there was more to life than chasing mammoths and rolling large boulders down hills.

What Would Happen If The Earth Stopped Turning

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Tech

What would happen if the Earth stopped turning? This....

News Flash: Earth Is Not Flat

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Tech

Here's a science story for you: a recent study has concluded the Earth is not flat. And if it was? Then you couldn't fall off. This examination ...

This Is The HIghest-Ever Resolution Video Of Earth

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Tech

The Earth is truly beautiful and it's fair to say that there are thousands, if not millions of images out there thanks to the myriad of satellites and...

This Is How Much CO2 The World Produces

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Tech

NASA has released an incredible video showing the global Co2 emissions throughout the year. The astonishing footage was compiled by a supercomputer...

China's Lunar Probe Has Captured Some Incredible Images

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Tech

China's experimental Chang'e 5 spacecraft has taken some incredible images as it passed around the Moon including this image which manages to capture ...

What Happens When An Astronaut Uses Timelapse

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Tech

While Reid Wiseman can be considered the social butterfly of the International Space Station it's Don Pettit who can take the claim of being the stati...

This Humbling Picture Of MIR Puts Earth Into Perspective

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Tech

MIR was -- during its time in orbit -- the largest satellite orbiting our planet and the only space station capable of supporting human life. It wa...

First Habitable Planet Discovered Might Not Exist

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Tech

One of the first discovered planets believed to support human life might actually turn out to be nothing more than an error on a graph according to ne...

There Is A Massive Hidden Ocean Under The United States

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists have discovered a massive reservoir of water 400 miles below the United States. The discovery appears to confirm that water actually fil...

No Country Successfully Reducing Obesity

Peter Byass | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Peter Byass

Perhaps this headline is obvious to any of us who are out and about in today's world - the one population health index that we can all observe is the apparently ever growing epidemic of people who are a little heavier than they might be - and in some cases very much heavier.