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How Technology Has Changed The Way We Go On Holiday

Chris Smith | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK Tech
Chris Smith

Wind the clock back twenty years or so, and booking a holiday required a significant amount of work. A good few hours of research, perhaps a few trips...

Anti-Epilepsy Drug Restores Normal Brain Activity In Alzheimer's Patients

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists have found that doses of a drug designed to treat epilepsy, also has a benefit in restoring normal brain activity in those with mild Alzhei...

Scientists Have Worked Out Why Darkness Makes Us Sleepy

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK Tech

There’s nothing like the frustration of being woken up from a deep slumber because someone decided to switch on the light in the middle of the night...

Tar Pits And Technology - Why Financial Advisers Won't Succumb To The Robots Any Time Soon

Ben Goss | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Tech
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Ben Goss

I had never spoken in front of 800 people before, let alone told 800 financial advisers at their annual conference, that their industry was about to change so radically that, like the dinosaurs before them, those who failed to adapt would go the way of the tar pit.

What Technology Is The Must-Have For Fashion Bricks And Clicks This Season?

Jon Lord | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Tech
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Jon Lord

With nearly four-in-ten consumers now shopping on multiple devices, consumers want a consistent experience, whether they are on the shop floor or the mobile app. The industry is facing a huge shift and needs to recognise the challenges and opportunities technology brings.

An Asteroid Strike On Earth Is Just A Matter Of Time, Say Experts

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Tech

Dying in a fiery ball of rock and ash doesn’t exactly sound like the best way to go, but experts have warned that modern civilisation may indeed fac...

Scientists Are Studying A 3,000-Year-Old Prosthetic Wooden Toe

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Tech

You might have heard of pirates having a peg leg, but have you ever seen a prosthetic big toe handcrafted out of wood? In what is likely to be one o...

This is What Happens If You Chase The Google Street View Car

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Tech

It has been a whole decade since Google first launched its ‘Street View’ project. Since then the mapping tool has helped us see over five million ...

Twitter Reveals First Person To Have Reached 100 Million Followers

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Tech

If you’ve ever wondered just how unpopular you are, you should know that someone just managed to reach the milestone of 100 million Twitter follower...

This Is How Cats Conquered The World And Became Our Feline Overlords

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Tech

In modern-day society, we value cats for their grumpiness, the way they resent everything we try to do for them, and the fact they only want our atten...

Corporate Procrastination: IT Security's Biggest Weakness

Jon Lucas | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Tech
Jon Lucas

https://pixabay.com/en/security-secure-technology-safety-2168234/ By now, there's no excuse for ignoring IT security - lack of awareness is no longer...

The Bacteria You Sneeze Out Stays Alive For 45 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Tech

If you physically recoil every time someone coughs or sneezes on public transport, then we’ve got some bad news for you. Not only are your fellow co...

M&S Are Going To Zap Your Avocados With A Laser Instead Of Using Sticky Labels

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Marks and Spencer will start labelling its avocados using lasers instead of stickers. The move, which will roll out in select stores on Thursday, is d...

These Girls Invented A Solar-Powered Tent For The Homeless With No Engineering Experience

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Tech

A group of teenage girls from Los Angeles have designed a solar-powered shelter to help tackle homelessness in their local community, after witnessing...

Acting On Data Protection

Charlie Mayes | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Tech
Charlie Mayes

New legislation and changes to regulations such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) can be extremely daunting for both public and private sector organisations. One of the principal reasons for this is that many of these don't always have the necessary manpower and/or expertise, making the task in hand feel onerous.

The Internet Is Losing Its Mind Over The Newly Discovered 'Peanut Worm'

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Tech

Ever wondered how much you have grown up since school days spent drawing phallic objects on your friend’s homework? Then feast your eyes upon this d...

Should We Adopt Embryos?

Lucy Frith | Posted 18.06.2017 | UK Parents
Lucy Frith

We are all familiar with the process of adopting children, but what about the idea of adopting embryos? There are a number of embryo adoption agencies in the US and the first, Snowflakes, began its embryo adoption programme twenty years ago.

Fishermen Have Caught A Two-Headed Baby Porpoise In The North Sea

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Tech

If you thought it was safe to go back in the water, you might want to hold that thought; this is after a group of fishermen in the North Sea pulled a ...

Deadly Cancer Cells Can Be Knocked Out By Combining Antibiotics With Vitamin C

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Tech

The key to stopping potentially-deadly cancer stem cells from developing into tumours could be prescribing a combination of antibiotics and Vitamin C ...

These Are The Places You're Most Likely To Get Scammed In The UK

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Tech

New data has revealed that where you live in the UK affects how likely you are to be scammed, and the nature of the fraud you are most susceptible to....

The World Has Gone Crazy - Could This Video Game Be The Answer?

Carolyn Dailey | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Tech
Carolyn Dailey

And yet from that very medium comes a new video game so beautiful, so full of humanity and universally moving themes, that it shakes one into believing the world may not be lost. On the contrary, on a number of levels, it signals that the world could be barrelling towards a brighter, more emotionally-intelligent future than we had thought.

You Could Help Scientists Eradicate Whooping Cough, And Get Paid To Do It

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Tech

How much would you want to be paid to let someone make you ill on purpose and then keep you in isolation for over two weeks? Well, you’re about to ...

We've Seen The Plans For Elon Musk's City On Mars And It's Incredible

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Tech

It is not the first time that Elon Musk has spoken about his plans to colonise Mars, but now his detailed vision has been made public, including how m...

Statins To Reduce Cholesterol May Speed Up Onset Of Parkinson's Disease

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Tech

Patients who are susceptible to developing Parkinson’s disease may speed up the onset by taking prescribed statins, according to a new study. There ...

11 Of The Best GIFs To Respond To Irritating Facebook Statuses

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Tech

The day we have been waiting for has finally arrived: Facebook has introduced GIFs as a reaction option across its social platform. Perfect for when...