Opportunity

Being Proud at 40

Simon Stevens | Posted 22.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Stevens

Of course the current situation for disabled people is not perfect, and I have made it my life's work to play my part in improving matters in any way I can. But if we forget to celebrate our achievements and the sheer wonders that now exist for many disabled people, then we can not move forward, remaining stuck in our own resentment.

Selfie On Mars: Rover's Self Portrait After Decade On The Red Planet

Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Tech

Nasa's ageing Mars Rover Opportunity has taken a self-portrait to mark 10 years on the Red Planet. And one thing is clear - it needs a bath. Opport...

Crisis

Michael Rosenkrantz | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK
Michael Rosenkrantz

As reported by Maplecroft, Somalia, Syria, Afghanistan, Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Yemen, Libya, South Sud...

Is Judging Less a Positive Move?

Ava Cooper | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ava Cooper

Thankfully social perceptions of adultery have altered massively in recent years, with a lean towards more understanding on the matter rather than an instant dishing out of cold blame. Seeing things in black and white is fading out, as is the labelling of right and wrong behaviour.

'Game-changing' Strategic Opportunity in China Is Missed by the United Kingdom

Adam Matthews | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK
Adam Matthews

The United Kingdom is well positioned as a leader in many of these areas, in particular energy management systems, offshore wind and expertise to tackle air pollution. And, as the United Kingdom renews its own energy infrastructure, there are huge opportunities for collaboration.

US Surveillance Controversy Underlines Importance of Corporate Foreign Policy

Andrew Hammond | Posted 05.09.2013 | UK Politics
Andrew Hammond

For those firms which misstep, fallout can be very damaging, both for the financial bottom-line and reputationally. However, for those which are pro-active and invest in their capability, the prizes -- both in terms of mitigating risk and seizing opportunity -- are potentially ever more significant.

And The Rich Get Richer.....

Dr Steve McCabe | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK
Dr Steve McCabe

If you are a middle-aged home owner in, for example, London, and you are in a decent job with security then perhaps you will have reason to be cheerful. As the pop tune now more associated with a certain particle physicist suggests, 'things [probably] can only get better.

Life's Not Fair... What Are You Going to Do About It?

Vivi Friedgut | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Vivi Friedgut

It has become regular media fodder to bemoan the current employment market for young people. We rattle off the statistics with such frequency that we forget that behind each number is a fresh and eager young person seeing their future and their potential, drift further out of their grasp.

Want a Better World? Stop Giving Charity!

Marko Kasic | Posted 26.08.2013 | UK
Marko Kasic

Peter Amores is changing the world. Not your world, but the world of young people in Tondo, Manila, one of the Philippines most dilapidated slums and ...

Make Every Day Valentine's Day

Ana Tzarev | Posted 04.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Ana Tzarev

Ana's Thought: "Artist, Love is your Deepest feeling - let it fill your Soul with Sunlight." Do you recall how it feels when love's first blush tak...

Nasa Mars Rover Accidentally Draws Penis On Red Planet

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa's $800m Mars Exploration Rovers have accidentally drawn a penis. The twin exploration vehicles Spirit and Opportunity were launched nine years...

Nasa Mars Rover Accidentally Draws Penis On Red Planet

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa's $800m Mars Exploration Rovers have accidentally drawn a penis. The twin exploration vehicles Spirit and Opportunity were launched nine years...

Is London Really the City of Opportunity?

Meredith Berman | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK
Meredith Berman

London is definitely the city of opportunities - I just wish it would start giving the 20-something generation a little bit of it.

The Holidays Are Coming...

Belinda Parmar | Posted 13.01.2013 | Home
Belinda Parmar

At Lady Geek, whilst we focus on women, diversity is what we are striving for and Diwali is a real missed opportunity for companies to broaden their relevance to the multicultural tapestry that is Britain today.

PHOTOS: Mars Rover Discovers Mystery Ancient Spheres On Mars

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK Tech

The Mars rover Opportunity has discovered mysterious spheres on the surface of the Red Planet, Nasa has said. The images of the spherical objects w...

Is You Cup Half Full, or Half Empty

BritChick Paris | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

Tomorrow why don't you wake up and smile first thing? Why don't you move out of the way of people rushing down the street instead of moaning? Maybe they have a real problem.

Luke's World: Why it doesn't have to be like this

Fiona Melville | Posted 05.01.2012 | UK Politics
Fiona Melville

Too many young people fail to leap the gap between school and work but ThinkForward will close the chasm, enabling people like Luke to gather the skills, characteristics and contacts they need.

Government Latest Measure Confirms its Education Policy is Still Stuck in the Fifties

Caroline Mortimer | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK Universities & Education
Caroline Mortimer

Last year, we saw the introduction of the English Baccalaureate that showed British school children that any skill or talent that they have that lies outside traditional academia is essentially worthless.

Give Young People a Chance

Mark Lovell | Posted 19.10.2011 | UK Universities & Education
Mark Lovell

As the first person in my family to go to University, I left in 1991 in a recession that was just heating up. Unemployment was just over 2.5m, 8.9%, before rising to just short of 3m.