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This Elephant Is Better At Taking Pictures Than You

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Tech

Perfect composition. Excellent lighting. Not even a hint of red-eye. This elephant is better at taking holiday snaps then you. Possibly. Let...

This Optimus Prime Lookalike Could One Day Save Your Life

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Tech

Robots saving our lives from impending doom is the kind of technology that Hollywood loves to play with and for the most part, we've come to accept th...

In 100 Years We'll All Live In Floating Cities And Have Underground Homes

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Tech

The British landscape could soon include 3D printed homes, underwater cities and spaceports that will get us to moon and Mars. Well, when experts s...

Wikipedia, Fitness Trackers and Health Apps: Proceed With Caution?

Jeroen Tas | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Tech
Jeroen Tas

Apps and wearables may not yet be perfect but the good news is that this consumer-driven personalisation of healthcare is forcing positive change. There is great potential in the massive amounts of health data captured by these devices.

Why I'm Deleting All My Dating Apps

Jessie Thompson | Posted 25.05.2015 | UK Tech
Jessie Thompson

Do you know what's more enriching to your life than sitting in an overpriced cocktail bar with a person you're never going to talk to again because there's less sexual frisson than your nan's 80th birthday party and you wish you'd just stayed at home drinking tea and watching Question Time? Going outside and talking to real people.

A Cure for the Fear of Missing Out?

Dr Richard Graham | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Tech
Dr Richard Graham

The agitation and restlessness that can follow switching a smartphone off, which is punishing to witness, does look very similar to withdrawal symptoms as the individual struggles with the disconnection from 'the stream'.

Nitya Rajan

This Wearable Tech Is Actually Saving Lives

HuffingtonPost.com | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Tech

It would seem that we live in a world where we've come to rely on wearable technology for almost everything. There's an ever growing list of fitnes...

This Fiery UFO Is The Strangest Russian Video Yet

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Tech

Mysterious footage has emerged on Reddit showing a strange and unexplained phenomenon in the skies over a Russian city. Stunned resident of Kizel, ...

Rare Pictures Reveal The 'Aliens' Living At The Bottom Of Our Oceans

Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Tech

One of the largest studies of the ocean, published in the journal Science, has captured stunning images of the ocean's "invisible" creatures. Tara ...

New Programming GCSE To Be Introduced So Students Can Learn How To Create The Next Facebook

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Students are to be taught how to create the next Facebook after a new programming GCSE was announced which will teach teens about online viruses, hack...

They Finally Arrested A Nigerian Man Responsible For Email Scams

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK

A Nigerian man behind a million-dollar phishing scam has been sentenced to 36 months in prison, the FBI has announced. The scam used fraudulent ema...

Give Your Eyes A Superhuman Upgrade With These Bionic Contact Lenses

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Tech

The promise of superhuman vision has always seemed a little far fetched, something us mortals have only ever experienced through the eyes of Clark Ken...

Are You Ready for the Ubernet?

Andy Law | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Tech
Andy Law

The enabling power of the Ubernet to shorten space and time is not about redundancy of humans. It's about a new form of connectivity. An "in your pocket" 24/7 connection that has to be "cool and useful" or will be dumped with the swipe of a digit.

Ten Apple Watch Apps You Won't Want to Live Without

Reuben Sagar | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Tech
Reuben Sagar

To promote calmness and convenience, I've tested a selection of the best new Apple Watch apps to help get you through the day. The gadget may not change your life - but if increased efficiency gets you tingling, throw out your Casio as this is the watch for you.

How to Take the Perfect Fitness Selfie

Adam Tanous | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Tech
Adam Tanous

The Fitness Selfie floods our social media newsfeeds, with gym goers eager to show off their newly-chiselled torsos, so adopting a 'If you can't beat them, join them approach' I spoke to leading Fitness photographer, Tom Miles and physique model Tom Gilbert to find out how to take the perfect fitness selfie.

Alton Towers Is Offering Quite Simply The Greatest Job In The World

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Tech

Alton Towers is actually hiring an official rollercoaster tester. Need we say more? Ok, we'll elaborate. The adventure park is looking for some...

Nothing To See Here, Just Some BOMBPROOF Wallpaper

Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Tech

The U.S. Army have come up with a special type of wallpaper that minimises the impact of exploding buildings. The difference between this potential...

Yes, the Kids Are Smarter Than Us...

Jill Hodges | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Tech
Jill Hodges

Young people are switched on - and are going to be the motor of the economy going forward. It's exciting and encouraging, sometimes inspirational. I for one couldn't be happier that they are smarter than us.

These Women Fly Drones, Create Visual FX and Handle Steady-Cams

Georgie Barrat | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Tech
Georgie Barrat

It seems that it's not so much about downplaying the technical aspect of these jobs, but rather raising awareness about how multi-facetted they are. As Cristina Aragon summed up: "Don't be scared of technology. Don't get lost in the detail. Instead just play and see what you can create!"

Your Body Contains 'Serial Killer' Cells That Can Destroy Cancer Like This

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Tech

Inside each of our bodies live an "army of serial killers" that has the potential to destroy unwanted materials. These assassins go by the name of...

Watching 3D Films Can Actually Make You Smarter

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Tech

Watching movies is a pastime that often gets a lot of stick primarily because most of us think it's a mindless activity. Well we have some good ne...

Never Do A Sing-A-Long Selfie Stick Video While Driving

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Tech

Aside from looking a bit sad, this is another reason you should never use a selfie stick in a car. MORE SELFIE STICK CARNAGE: Drunken Selfie Video...

There's A Building In China That Looks Like The USS Enterprise

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Tech

An eccentric Chinese businessman has paid tribute to his favourite sci-fi TV show by building an office block resembling the USS Enterprise. "Uber-...

This Is What Taking A Selfie Every Day For 16 Years Looks Like

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Tech

If you get annoyed by people incessantly posting selfies on social media, you may want to look away now. JK Keller is something of a selfie fanati...

The Democratisation of Fashion

Nick Robertson | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Style
Nick Robertson

Fashion was always meant to be accessible - it was just the logistics that got in the way... Digital has changed everything. Digital fashion is often touted as a victory for convenience - discover, browse and shop wherever you want, whenever you want. But the real winner is choice and access.