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A Black Moon Is Coming On Friday, But It Doesn't Mean The World Is Ending

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK Tech

Don’t panic, but the dark side of the moon is making a comeback. Thankfully we don’t mean Pink Floyd. On Friday night sky-watchers will get the r...

7 Terrible Tech Products That Were Doomed To Fail

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.09.2016 | UK Tech

Technology today is often so innovative, that we never even realised we needed the gadget until we simply couldn’t live without it. But then there ...

The UK Is More Addicted To Smartphones Than Ever, According To New Study

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Tech

If your smartphone is the last thing you look at before you go to sleep and the first thing you look at when you wake up, you are not alone. A new s...

So It Turns Out That Mercury Is Shrinking

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Tech

In case you were planning on moving to Mercury, you might want to reconsider, as it seems the planet is slowly shrinking. It was previously believed t...

SpaceX Test Fires The Rocket That Will Help Us Travel The Solar System

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Tech

SpaceX has carried out its first test of the Raptor rocket engine, being built to transport humans to Mars. Elon Musk announced to his 4.19 million T...

Don't Panic, But The Earth Is Leaking Oxygen

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Tech

In case your week was going well so far, we’re here to bring you calmly crashing back down to Earth again. Now we’ve been reassured that this new...

Hubble Discovers Bizarre Planet Orbiting Not One, But TWO Suns

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Tech

They say three’s a crowd, but it seems that isn’t much of a problem in the far reaches of our galaxy. For the first time ever, NASA’s Hubble Spa...

Becoming Digitally Savvy: What We Can Learn From Our Kids

Estelle Lloyd | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Parents
Estelle Lloyd

We tend to forget that the internet was built for adults, but it is children who have inherited it and who will drive it into the future. As a parent, it was frightening to know that my children had the technical know-how to search online from a young age.

Smoking Leaves A Footprint On Your DNA, Even After You Quit

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Tech

Everyone knows that smoking is bad for your health, but scientists have now revealed that smoking leaves a ‘footprint’ on your DNA that stays long...

Watching Films Actually Releases A Natural Painkiller In The Body

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK Tech

They say whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, and it seems that a good emotional breakdown does actually help us tackle pain. A new study h...

Technology Can Resolve The Care Crisis

Marek Sacha | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK Tech
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Marek Sacha

With the proportion of over 65s on the increase, Britain is facing its biggest ever crisis when it comes to care of the elderly. And without the money to resolve the issue, could technology be the saving grace?

This Is What The Internet Looks Like In North Korea

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK Tech

We were under no illusion that the people of North Korea spend their days scrolling through Reddit and Twitter. But now a major slip up has revealed t...

Want An iPhone 7 With A Headphone Jack? Here's How To Get One

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK Comedy

The lack of a headphone jack on Apple’s latest release is easily one of the most controversial moments in the history of the iPhone, causing many fa...

HP's Latest Printer Update Is Going To Cost You A Fortune

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Tech

Hewlett Packard has potentially just annoyed a lot of people. The company has released an update for its printers that will prevent customers from usi...

SEAT Designed A Car For Women And The Internet Reacted Appropriately

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Tech

Women, panic no more. No longer do you have to struggle driving that incredibly masculine vehicle you have parked on your driveway, as SEAT has design...

There's A Mobile Game Where You Help Donald Trump Build Walls To Get To Space

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Comedy

There’s a new mobile game hitting the App Store, and it looks set to be YUUUUGE. Basically a politically themed Doodle Jump on steroids, ‘Jrump’...

France Becomes First Country To Completely Ban Plastic Cups, Plates And Utensils

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Tech

If your idea of a perfect summer holiday was picnicking on the French Riviera, then you can bid adieu to your convenient plastic dishware. France has ...

Snapchat Journalism And Pizza Hacking - The Changing Face Of Media

Chris Pearce | Posted 18.09.2016 | UK Tech
Chris Pearce

What struck me more than anything was the immediacy of her world. Everything seems 'live' or near live and is instantly accessible via video reporting with vast networked communities providing additional commentary and opinions (though rarely actual insight).

Google Has Started Pixelating Cows On Street View

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK Tech

Google has admitted its face blurring may have been “a little overzealous” after pixelating a cow’s face in Street View. We are all used to huma...

Scientists Have Successfully Grown A Lung In A Dish

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists have successfully used stem cells to grow a 3D human lung in a dish. The breakthrough means that researchers are now able to research deadl...

1 In 3 People Have An Envious Personality Type

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK Tech

Ever felt like you could really do with a scientific reason to justify your tendencies to be a jealous green-eyed monster? Well, today’s your lucky ...

A Teen Has Sued Her Parents For Posting Embarrassing Pictures Of Her On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Tech

A teenager has sued her parents for posting ‘embarrassing and intimate’ baby photos of her on Facebook. The 18-year-old, who lives in Austria, i...

11 Tweets That Sum Up Our Feelings About Updating To iOS 10

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Tech

We know Apple knows best and they are only updating our iPhones to make our lives easier/full of better emojis. But every time a new update is launch...

#RIP: The Virtual Reality Of Grieving Online

Jessica Hanson | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Tech
Jessica Hanson

It is clear that mourning and grief are being moved into a digital space. It was happening before developers even realised it; social media became a natural extension of daily life and all its rituals. But what is not clear is if that transition has an impact on the value of those mourning behaviours. Can a virtual candle ever be as meaningful as a real one?

Social Media: Is Documenting The Self Worsening Mental Health?

Cal Strode | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Tech
Cal Strode

Trying to craft a fixed persona for this new fixed space is difficult, because there's no fixed lens to view ourselves through. Moment to moment we change and adapt, assuming as many different personas as the number of people we come into contact with or situations we find ourselves in.