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Someone's Made A Rap Song Slagging Off B.o.B. About His Flat-Earth Views

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Tech

In case you missed it, rapper B.o.B. thinks the earth is flat. That's right, flat. As in not spherical. As in ignoring every bit of evidence in fro...

If You're Using Safari Today, Here's Why It Likely Keeps On Crashing

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Staff | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Tech

Sarafi users are facing double trouble today with the Apple software facing two threats that could crash the browser and even force reboot your iPhone...

Want To Become An Astronaut? This Test Tells You If You've Got What It Takes

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Tech

Aspiring astronauts take note, the European Space Agency has unveiled a new test to help them select the best candidates to conquer the next frontior ...

Seven Tips for Older Entrepreneurs-To-Be

Camilla Ley-Valentin | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Tech
Camilla Ley-Valentin

Usually, when I am invited to speak about entrepreneurship, the focus is on young entrepreneurs who are ready to rule the world. However, you don't have to be young to become an entrepreneur. I was in my late thirties when we started Queue-it, and I was actually the youngest of the founders.

The CIA Have Revealed Top Secret UFO "X-Files" Online

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK Tech

Those who believe the truth is out there will be pleased to know the CIA have posted a few formerly classified "X-Files" online. The grand unveilin...

Revenge Porn's New Low

Mia Doring | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Tech
Mia Doring

Revenge porn is so last year though. This year in new ways to demean and humiliate women and how to top the charts in low living creepdom, it's all about "C*m Tributes". And it is highly disturbing.

This Paraglider Just 'Danced with Aurora'

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK Tech

Acro-paraglider Horacio Llorens has finally filled a lifetime ambition of 'dancing with Aurora' and the results were spectacular. Llorens is one o...

5 Secret Places That Google Maps Won't Let You See

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK Tech

Google Maps is notorious for hiding certain places from plain view. The number of controversial areas changes from time to time and an Australian ...

How Can We Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance Caused by the Overuse of Antibiotics?

Professor Colin Garner | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK Tech
Professor Colin Garner

We have failed to listen to Sir Fleming and we now find ourselves in the situation of increasing antibiotic resistance. This resistance stems from appropriate and inappropriate use of antibiotics in food production, veterinary medicine and human health, as well as poor infection control.

Everyone Is Sharing A Link That Will Destroy Your iPhone - DO NOT Click On It

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK Tech

Twitter pranksters are trolling people with a link that is wreaking havoc among iPhone users. The shortened url essentially takes unassuming scrol...

Email Etiquette - How Many of These Digital Faux Pas Are You Committing?

Jemma Moran | Posted 25.01.2016 | UK Tech
Jemma Moran

Today, an estimated 100 billion emails will be sent and received across the world. How many of those will you be responsible for and will you give them the care and attention they deserve? The emails you send (especially at work) can say a lot about you, so follow these rules and make sure your digital reputation remains intact.

Lost for Words in the Age of the Emoji

Shaun Varga | Posted 25.01.2016 | UK Tech
Shaun Varga

There was a time when people wrote letters to each other. Have you written a letter to a private individual (i.e. not a utility company, solicitor, etc) in the last five years? Do you know anyone who has? I thought not.

Technology Saving Millions of Lives

Priyanka Dutt | Posted 25.01.2016 | UK Tech
Priyanka Dutt

So we looked at appropriate technology and found, encouragingly, that virtually all CHWs either owned or had access to a mobile phone. But we also found that only 9% of them had ever sent a text message. So while they have phones, they use them for making and receiving phone calls - nothing else.

LEGO Is Hiring For That Job You Dreamt About As A Kid

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.02.2016 | UK Tech

Legoland is looking to hire model builders. No seriously, this is an actual job. It entails building LEGO models for theme parks under the Merlin E...

Muslim Women Are Showing David Cameron How #TraditionallySubmissive They Are

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 25.01.2016 | UK

Muslim women are uploading photographs of themselves in graduation gowns and helping in their communities in protest at comments made by David Cameron...

How To Check Your WhatsApp Messages Without Anyone Knowing You've Read Them

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 25.01.2016 | UK Tech

One of the worst (or best) features of WhatsApp is that you can always tell when someone has read your message and is choosing to ignore you. At t...

Do We Really Need a Plus-Size Dating App?

Fran Hayden | Posted 24.01.2016 | UK Tech
Fran Hayden

Categorising us as a specialist brand whilst under the guise of advocating body positivity is not the way to go about supporting the imminent collapse of body shaming, rather integrating us into existing institutions or rather, treating us like everyone else, would be the more favourable option - trust me.

The Most Popular Vines Suggest People Like Seeing Small Children Get Hurt

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.01.2016 | UK Tech

Vine is three-years-old this Sunday and to celebrate the social media toddler's birthday they've kindly unveiled the most popular clips from the last ...

A Rare Virus Could Be Causing 1000s Of Babies To Have 'Shrunken Heads'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Tech

The sudden outbreak of a rare mosquito-born virus known as Zika, has sparked a warning from El Salvador health officials telling woman to avoid gettin...

Watch 135 Years Of Global Warming In 30 Seconds

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Tech

Nasa has revealed a 30-second animation showing 135 years of the world's global warming, after revealing its long awaited global warming report for 20...

If You Have One Of These Jobs A Robot May Have Replaced You By 2020

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Tech

The human race should be braced for robots taking 5.1 million of our jobs, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has warned. In a report titled 'The Futu...

In Space You Can Play Table Tennis With A Ball Made Entirely Of Water

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Tech

Scott Kelly has done the seemingly impossible (for earthlings) and turned water into a Table Tennis-sized sphere. The astronaut, who was celebratin...

Don't Let the Mavericks Destroy the Cab Industry

Artemis Mercer | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Tech
Artemis Mercer

I just couldn't sit by and watch the slow and painful death of the iconic black cab industry; I had to take action. After all, this is an industry that not only supports me and my family but also the families of 25,000 black cabbies in London, and related businesses such as garages and vehicle manufacturers.

Alien Fans Are Losing It Over A 'UFO' Being Chased By Military-Style Jets

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Tech

A video showing a reported UFO being chased by an aircraft is dividing alien fans on the internet. Images of the intriguing event were posted on t...

Feeling Inspired By Tim Peake? You Could Book a Package Holiday to Space in the Next Few Years...

Jodie Tyley | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Tech
Jodie Tyley

You might be surprised to learn that the age of space tourism has actually been underway for many decades and taking affordable trips to the stars, or at least low-earth orbit, might be closer than you'd think...