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Celebrating Women's Contribution to Science

Annette Thomas | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Tech
Annette Thomas

When I'm asked about the best piece of advice I would give to any woman seeking a career in the fields of science, technology, education and mathematics (STEM) - where government figures show that women hold just 15.5% of jobs - my first response is to pick a good mentor.

Four Ways to Use Social Media to Eat Like a Local on Your Travels

Marianne Stenger | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Tech
Marianne Stenger

Locals usually hold strong opinions about where the food is good and which places should be avoided, and whether you're looking for fine dining, classic local dishes or no-fuss street food, having some insider knowledge will ensure a more authentic dining experience.

Why I Quit Facebook And You Probably Should Too

Sarah Moyes | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK Tech
Sarah Moyes

It's not a decision for everyone, and I still know lots of people who love the site. But maybe this has given you something to think about next time you find yourself upset over something you've seen. Or when you realise that you've wasted an entire evening comparing yourself to the people from school that you really don't care about any more.

iPhone 6 - Does a Bigger Screen Mean Bigger Ads?

Tej Rekhi | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Tech
Tej Rekhi

The new 4.7 inch screen is one of the iPhone 6's main features. Not only is it bigger, it also has higher resolution, with 38 percent more pixels than the iPhone 5s and curvy glass that meets seamlessly with the aluminum back to make the phone look slimmer.

The Risks of an Online Eraser

Dr Richard Graham | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Tech
Dr Richard Graham

Despite the rising fears of digital footprints, I also have doubts about erasing the past. These fears are not driven by the Orwellian angst that 'He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past', but from uncertainties regarding how this will affect our identities.

Pasta Fantastic

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

We start with the most delicious and light fettuccine you can imagine, from Jamie Oliver. It is full of traditional garden veggies, which give it an incredible freshness, whilst the smoked trout gives it a wicked twist. Make sure you serve this STRAIGHT away with a generous serving of parmesan for the ultimate dish.

4chan Is the Opium of the People

Lukas Mikelionis | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Tech
Lukas Mikelionis

4chan has always catered to a very narrow group of people: be it manga and anime lovers in the beginning; to sad, angry and aggravated trolls whose premise of privacy is built on the idea that hacking iCloud is the user's fault.

Leave Your Ex in the Past, 10 Years of Facebook

Chris Good | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Good

These days, photos are still plastered over our Facebook albums, bringing someone face to face with the fact that their new partner's tongue was down another person's throat while they visited the Louvre, with a "Liked" comment, "That snog led to you scaling MY Eiffel Tower! ;) haha."

Internet Addiction Disorder. Yes, It's A Thing

Huffington Post UK | Gemma Joyce | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Concerns have been raised over young people using the internet like a drug, becoming dependent as they gain a sense of euphoria when going online and ...

Harvard Nieman Foundation: Visiting Fellowship 2015

Jack Riley | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK
Jack Riley

Apple, Samsung, Motorola and the other wearable manufacturers have been squaring up, tweaking their products and getting ready for a multi-year assault on the consumer market... I'm excited to start my project at Harvard in February, where I'm researching and writing a report on how the relationship between smartwatches and content companies is going to develop.

You Should Have Asked - How Apple Confused U2 With Shakespeare

Neil Gibb | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Neil Gibb

All U2 and Apple needed to do was ask - to invite people to opt in. Then what turned out to be a PR nightmare for Apple could have been a coup. Thanks, U2 fans would have said. The rest of us meanwhile would have nodded in appreciation at the idea, hoping that it would be followed by a similar deal from Megadeath or Michael Buble depending on our tastes.

Apple Have Accidentally Revealed Their New iPads Two Days Early

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Tech

And there you were thinking you'd have to wait until Friday to find out the specs of the new iPads. Well thanks to a very uncharacteristic balls-up...

Staying Safe: To Be (Anonymous) or Not to Be, That Is the Question

Andrew Ferguson | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Tech
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Andrew Ferguson

The rise of the internet and social networks has rapidly changed our expectations of privacy and anonymity, and as we've witnessed over the last few years, this has high implications for businesses, governments and individuals.

Why Yahoo's Investment in Snapchat Is a Smart Move for Both Parties

Jason Mander | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Tech
Jason Mander

Having famously spurned offers from Facebook and Google, rumor has it that Snapchat is finally about to succumb to one of its many suitors - with Yahoo expected to make a cash injection which values the company at $10 billion.

This Is How You Crash A Pool Party

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK Tech

Now this is how you make an entrance... Jumping off the Kuala Lumpur Tower 335 meters up, these three daredevils made the arrival of a lifetime aft...

Nasa Filmed A Super Typhoon From Space And It's Terrifying

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK Tech

Footage captured from the International Space Station shows the incredible size of Super Typhoon Vongfong as it approaches Japan's Okinawa islands. ...

Google 'Right To Be Forgotten' Stats Reveal Thousands Of UK Requests

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK Tech

Britons have asked Google to remove more than 60,000 web links from its results under the "right to be forgotten" law, the search engine has revealed....

North Wales Is Bascially One Giant Adventure Playground

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Tech

Earlier in the year we showed you that in Wales, not only can you fly across a quarry on Europe's longest zipline, but you can also go trampolining in...

Fingertip Stability: My Search for the Perfect Depression App

Rachel Kelly | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Tech
Rachel Kelly

Four years ago I became an app maker. It began with a conversation between me and another mother round a kitchen table. What had happened to the art of learning poems by heart? We came up with an idea for a children's poetry app which would equip the digitally-native generation with a store of verse.

Photographer Manipulates Images To Fit His Subjects' Notion Of Beauty

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

No matter how much body positivity we try to exude, when the majority of us look in the mirror, a glaring imperfection stares right back out at us. ...

The Best/Most Terrifying Shark Photo Ever Taken

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Tech

This doesn't really need an introduction... See? Those teeth.. Oh my... This is the utterly pant-wetting moment an American art teacher came...

Teens Break Land Speed Record TWICE With Model Car Which Reaches More Than 550mph

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Teenagers from a school in Nottinghamshire have broken the land speed record for a rocket-powered car not once, but twice, with their model car which ...

Today LEGO Dumped Shell - Here's Why It Matters to Us All

James Turner | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK
James Turner

By placing its logo in thousands of playrooms around the world, Shell tried to insulate itself against anyone who claims that oil companies have no long term place in our society... Not only do our kids influence the way we think and act, they are the opinion formers of tomorrow. And Shell has been trying to buy them off.

The Miraculous Power of Technology

Dr Caroline Harper | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Tech
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Dr Caroline Harper

Nervous, tense, excited - there are so many words I could use to describe the emotional rollercoaster I have been on watching the first ever live broadcast of a cataract surgery from Malawi on my phone. In the centre of London, between meetings, I was in a hospital in Malawi with the expert surgical team.

The Breakup Etiquette Guide for Facebook

Danielle Montgomery | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Tech
Danielle Montgomery

Since the rise of social networks, breakups no longer mean 'breaking up'. The process has been interrupted by the likes of Facebook in particular, where lives are lived online and access to your ex is just a click away.