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WATCH: Copper Pipe + Magnet = Four Seconds Of Science Wonder

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Tech

What happens when you drop a powerful, spinning magnet into a fat copper pipe? Wonderful, wonderful things. Ok, well actually more of a sort of ...

No Assembly Required: Ikea Starts Selling Solar Panels

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.12.2013 | UK

Ikea, best known for it's cheap furniture and fantastic meatballs, has started selling solar panel systems in the UK. Sales launched yesterday in ...

Ten Ways to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Michelle Beckett | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Michelle Beckett

5am. I am suddenly awake, bolt upright. A strange feeling. I had to get up NOW and do it. I knew I couldn't do anything else until I did. I needed to WRITE. The creative juices that I long to flow when I want them to were bursting through a dam of their own accord.

The Future Belongs to the Curious

Kate Lemon | Posted 30.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Kate Lemon

Imagine a world without curiosity. A world in which Isaac Newton simply picked up the apple and took a bite, rather than questioning why it fell and developing his theory of gravitation; a world in which Thomas Edison never felt the urge to experiment with electric lighting until he was able to create the first light bulb safe enough for use in the home, and a world in which Steve Jobs never pondered whether a mobile phone could do more than make calls. Makes you think, doesn't it?

What Was Just Voted The Greatest Innovation Of The Century?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK Tech

The Internet has been voted the greatest innovation of the last 100 years in a new poll. More than 24.4% of the 1,100 Huffington Post UK readers po...

Melanie Hick

Honey I Shrunk The USB - To Twelve Atoms

HuffingtonPost.com | Melanie Hick | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Tech

How small's your tiniest USB stick? IBM takes your slimmest USB stick and raises you a memory stick the size of 12 tiny atoms. The astoundingly sm...