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In Defence of Social Media

Eleanor Moss | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Tech
Eleanor Moss

It's argued we're becoming less sociable, more depressed, and that social media is corroding traditionally formed relationships, resulting in a rise in mental health issues, especially in young people.

The Battle Against Cybercrime Continues

David Emm | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Tech
David Emm

Such high-profile attacks make it clear that hackers are continually looking for new ways to conduct cybercrime, based on society's ever-growing dependence on the Internet. The vulnerability of confidential information only amplifies the threat.

Boards Must Act on Cyber Security - or Heads Will Roll

Dr. Mike Lynch | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Tech
Dr. Mike Lynch

If you are currently sitting in your office reviewing risk for 2016 and thinking that the biggest cyber threat is a 15-year-old leaking customer credi...

Someone Has Spotted A 'UFO' Near The Top Secret Area 51 Military Base

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Tech

Mystery around what goes on at the top secret American military base, Area 51, continues after a UFO enthusiast snapped a blinding white light emanati...

Fifth Person Arrested Over TalkTalk Cyber Attack Probe

PA | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK

A fifth person has been arrested as part of an ongoing probe into the TalkTalk cyber attack, the Metropolitan Police said.The 18-year-old was taken in...

Watch This 15-Year-Old Genius Give The Ultimate Explanation Of Einstein's E=MC2

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Tech

This week we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity -- an idea that changed everything. Its grou...

Dress for Our Time: Transforming the Way We Think and Act Upon Climate Change

Helen Storey | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Style
Helen Storey

The dress will digitally display data which will show the impact of climate change on our physical world. It will show our planet, both as we know it now and as it will be if we DON'T DO ENOUGH.

The New 'Human' Lara Croft

Daniel Williams | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Tech
Daniel Williams

This is a Lara who is doubtful of herself and repentant for killing - not that that stops her killing more and more enemies in an expanding variety of ways. This has been the cost of connecting more to her human side.

Think You're Clever? Try Answering 10 Ridiculously Hard Questions About Relativity

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Tech

On November 25 1915, Albert Einstein presented his ground-breaking ideas about spacetime, shifting what scientists had always thought about gravity. ...

Google Hasn't A Clue Who The Labour Leader Is

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Tech

Google the phrase 'Labour leader' and faces and names from the party's not-too-distant past emerge. Rather than current Leader of the Opposition Je...

Who is Lucy the Australopithecus? Solving The Mystery Of Today's Google Doodle

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Tech

Google Doodle is celebrating the 41st anniversary of Lucy's discovery. Lucy the Australopithecus refers to a collection of fossils belonging to a h...

A 'Military Strength' Laser Almost Blinded A BA Pilot While He Was Flying

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Tech

A British Airways pilot has almost been blinded after a military strength laser' was shone at the cockpit of the plane he was co-piloting. The plan...

The Blank Slate, Still Intellectual Ammo After 13 Years

Thomas Moorton | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Tech
Thomas Moorton

Morally the blank slate is indefensible as well as intellectually. Is it better to say that discrimination is wrong because everyone is indistinguishable, or that we have free will because people's actions are mysterious? Well no Dr. Pinker rightly points out.

Female Definitions of Success?

Camilla Ley-Valentin | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Tech
Camilla Ley-Valentin

Last week, in honor of Global Women Entrepreneurship Day, I took part in a panel discussion celebrating female entrepreneurial success stories in the Copenhagen UN headquarters.

Black Friday Is Unsustainable (And That Is Good News for Both Shoppers and Businesses)

Philip Woods | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Tech
Philip Woods

The risk of losing out on sales, no matter if they are heavily discounted means that the lure of one-off sales days is an itch that must be scratched. However, that one day of sales is bad for both businesses and consumers and is a model that is unsustainable.

Mars Could Become A Ringed Planet After Destroying Its Own Moon Phobos

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Tech

Mar' dying moon, Phobos, could give the planet that extra bit of pizzazz, at least in planetary terms. Scientists have predicted that Mars may one...

Russia Has Finally Found A Proper Use For Selfie Sticks, Self-Defence

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Tech

Selfie sticks are often the bane of most people's lives. However, a sports centre in Moscow has finally found a way to capitalise on the device's ...

Is the Way We Navigate Friendships Changing?

Madeleine Thompson | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Parents
Madeleine Thompson

This loss hurt me. Because it was a friend I had known for many years and though we are not close any more, and indeed have not seen each other for some time, we still connected through social media and I felt that he was still in my life a little bit in that way. So I was sad when I saw he had decided to un-follow me.

So Lie-Ins At The Weekend Are Bad For Your Health. Soz

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Tech

The glorious gift of lie-ins at the weekends could actually be a curse. A new study has shown that having a mismatched sleeping pattern between the...

The Essex Boy Who'll Be The First British Muslim In Space Is Dedicating His Trip To People With Mental Health Problems

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A 24-year-old from Essex who is set to become the first British Muslim to go to space after winning a competition has dedicated his win to everyone wh...

Alien Experts Think They Finally Have Proof Of UFOs With This Strange Image

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Tech

Strange things are happening. Or at least, that is what UFO hunters would like to believe. YouTube user, Streetcap1, posted a NASA image, which he...

This Creepy Robocat Wants To Be A Companion For The Elderly

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Tech

A creepy robotic cat is now being touted as a companion for elderly people who would like to have pet without the fuss of having to deal with a real a...

Islamic State Have Sent Anonymous Another 'Taunting' Message

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Tech

Anonymous has received another taunting message from Islamic State via the free encrypted messenger app Telegram. The militants reportedly declared...

Facebook Has Come Up With A Pain-Free Way To Get Over Your EX

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Tech

There is nothing worse than seeing pictures of your ex living it up as you casually scroll through your Facebook News Feed...wearing pyjamas at 9pm on...

I Believe Redheads Should Have an Emoji Too - And 15,000 Agree

Emma Kelly | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Tech
Emma Kelly

We still haven't heard anything back from Apple, although I like to think they know all about our campaign from the coverage we've generated across the world. But what we are all waiting for is the next emoji update, which could come through at any time. If they decide to listen to the people and finally give us proper emoji representation, then we've won. If they don't, then they should expect to hear from the rather outspoken and increasingly loud ginger community across the world!