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Infographics: For People Who Hate Blind People?

Joseph Reddington | Posted 02.08.2015 | UK
Joseph Reddington

Infographic. A word largely unknown in 2009 is now something that PR firms are filling my inbox with daily. They are all over social media, and they sneak up on me anywhere I might expect a picture. For me, the use of an infographic says one thing above all else "We have some information that we want to keep secret from blind people".

Sexual Relationships With Robots Could Become Normal in Future

Dr Helen Driscoll | Posted 02.08.2015 | UK Tech
Dr Helen Driscoll

As virtual reality becomes more realistic and immersive and is able to mimic and even improve on the experience of sex with a human partner; it is conceivable that some will choose this in preference to sex with a less than perfect human being.

Wikipedia's Founder Thinks Reddit Made A Really Bad Call On Free Speech

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.08.2015 | UK Tech

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has criticised Reddit for the way it has handled its controversial subreddits, some of which propagate racism, homophobi...

Wikipedia's Founder Has Created A Social Network To Make The World A Better Place

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Tech

Wikipedia's founder Jimmy Wales is no stranger to the internet. In January 2001, he launched a free encyclopaedia created by the people, for the p...

What I Learned About Myself After Half a Year of Digital Detoxing

Anastasia Dedyukhina | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Anastasia Dedyukhina

Giving up my smartphone was the first step, and several weeks ago I decided to go deeper and declutter my home... I took a radical step and got rid of all tech devices at home, either moving them into my office (they're productivity tools after all, aren't they?) or selling them.

So Now Tinder Is Publishing Music Videos

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Tech

Tinder has launched a new feature that teases its users with exclusive audio from well-known artists. In a first for the dating app, American singe...

Everything You Need To Know About The Blue Moon

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Tech

On the night of the 31st July a 'blue' moon will rise above skies across the world. The phenomena occurs when two of the full natural satellites ...

Facebook Have Made A Drone That's Bringing The Internet To EVERYONE

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Tech

Facebook has finished building a solar-powered drone that it says will bring internet access to remote parts of the world. Writing on his page yest...

This Is Why You Shouldn't Be A Cocky Show-Off In A Flash Car

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Tech

If you're sitting in the driver's seat of a Porsche 918 Spyder, you are allowed to get a little excited. It's a beast of a car. However, one sungla...

No-one Can Do It Alone: Open Collaboration to Power the Next Generation of African Ventures

Beatrice Pembroke | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Tech
Beatrice Pembroke

President Obama's trip to Kenya this week kicked off at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, where he joined leading figures from across the continent ...

Get Ready, There's A Blue Moon Taking Over Our Skies Tonight

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Tech

Tonight, we will be treated to a very rare sight -- a blue moon. Ok, so it's not actually going to be blue. It will look more like the normal, silv...

Scientists Say Philae Lander Could Point To Origins Of Life

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK Tech

When Philae successfully landed on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko (67P) in November, scientists were not quite sure what its treasure trove of data w...

Will-i-am And Lexus just remixed That Power using a 'giant laser harp' and cars

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Tech

Will-i-am has proved once again that he is a true innovator at heart, by pulling off one of the hardest stunts spanning music and technology. Team...

9 Thoughts You Have When Some Numbskull Sends You A Nude Pic On Twitter

Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Hinde

Today something happened. Something which I need to get off my chest.... I got sent a nude pic of some guy - front facing (you get the idea) - via the usually oh-so-tame social networking site, Twitter. And to say it was completely unexpected would be an understatement.

San Fran's Walls Will Wee On You If You Urinate In Public

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Tech

San Francisco has a serious problem -- there are just too many people peeing in public. In a move to get its own back, the city is coating nine of ...

Grandparents Play Adorable Prank On Gamer Grandson

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Comedy

This Redditor's grandparents know how everyone views the elderly - as oblivious to tech as possible. They decided use it to their advantage and play a...

This Puppy Which Looks Like A Teddy Bear Will Make Your Day

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Meet Tonkey, the four-month-old bear coat Shar Pei puppy who looks more like a teddy bear than a dog. A photo posted by Tonkey Bear (@bearcoat_to...

NASA's Plane-crashing Experiment Could Prevent MH370 From Happening Again

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Tech

NASA is crashing planes on purpose and it's all for a good cause. The point of their project is to improve the onboard emergency locator transmitte...

This Couple Hacked A TrackingPoint Sniper Rifle To Prove A Very DEADLY Point

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Tech

The world of connected weapons just got a little darker. In an experiment for Wired, security researchers Runa Sandvik and Michael Auger hacked a T...

Fans Declare Amazon Prime The Real Winner After 'Top Gear' Coup

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Amazon Prime look like the real winners, following the announcement that ‘Top Gear’ hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond And James May have sign...

Don't Panic But We'll Have Less Than A Day To Prepare If A Solar Storm Hit Us

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Tech

Experts have said that we will have less than a day to prepare in the event of a solar storm hitting earth. A new report, titled 'Space Weather Pr...

Watch The Most Beautiful And Mesmerising Art Installation Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Tech

Prepare to be mesmerised by this incredible video of a musical art installation in a Japanese forest. Tucked away in the Daisetsuzan National Park...

Heavy Social Media Use Linked With Mental Health Issues In Teens

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Most members of Generation Z can't imagine life without Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter. Nearly one in four teens reports being online "almo...

Microsoft Windows 10 Gives You Another Reason To (Literally) Give People The Finger

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Tech

If you're still sitting on the fence about whether to upgrade to Windows 10, you may want to check out the tech giant's new offering of emojis. ...

The World's Biggest Tunnel Slide Is Coming To London And It Looks Incredible

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Tech

The UK's largest sculpture is about to get a whole lot more fun when it is transformed into the world's longest tunnel slide. For the bargain price...