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A Dog Taking Over Google Is Everything You Need On Hump Day

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK Tech

Google has trumped #WoofWoofWednesday with a lovely gesture. Tweeting from its UK account, it said: "To mark #WoofWoofWednesday, we're handing con...

This Website Will Guess Your Attractiveness And Age But Proceed With Caution

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK Tech

A newly-launched website is promising users the chance to have their attractiveness rated on a scale of "hmm" to "Godlike." BLINQ uses artificial i...

This Image Of The Entire Universe Will Make You Feel Incredibly Small

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK Tech

A musician has created an image showing the universe in one spectacular image. The stunning circular representation shows the Solar System at the ...

Twitter's Terms Put Feelings Over Free Speech - And It's Part of a Worrying Trend

Claudia Canavan | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Tech
Claudia Canavan

Whether it's a bizarre chap on Twitter merrily proclaiming that women belong in the kitchen, a prominent academic who wants to ban faith schools... so long as they're not making threats, I really hope we can try to shut them down with our words, reason and logic. Not by calling for their banishment from every which platform - virtual or not.

Jack Dorsey Responds To 10,000-character Tweets Rumours With An Essay

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK Tech

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has responded to rumours about a 10,000-character limit for tweets, using more than 140 characters. Hinting the change was ...

HSBC: Here's What To Do If You Can't Access Your Online Accounts

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Tech

HSBC, Britain's biggest bank, is working on resolving "technical issues" that have disrupted its online system for the second day. Its chief oper...

Tim Peake Is About To Do Something In Space No Brit Has Ever Done

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Tech

Astronaut Tim Peake is set to make history next week by becoming the first Briton to complete a spacewalk. He will accompany NASA astronaut Tim Kop...

A Schoolgirl Is Going To Operate A Radio Station So She Can Call Tim Peake From Earth

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A schoolgirl who recently passed her radio exams to become a licensed amateur radio user is going to be the first student to speak to astronaut Tim Pe...

This 15-Year-Old Took A Brilliant Picture Of Saturn Using An iPhone App And A Telescope

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Tech

A clever 15-year-old has managed to take a picture of Saturn and its beautiful rings all from the comfort of his own back garden. Marcus Reed took...

Faraday Future's Electric Supercar Is The Closest Thing You'll Get To The Batmobile

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Tech

The car of the future looks insane, if we are to believe the California-based company Faraday Future. The firm unveiled its ambitious concept to r...

'Alien Invasion' Light Display Prompts Dozens Of Locals To Scramble In Fear

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Tech

A stunning display of light seen in Russia over the weekend has lead to a few strange explanations. Residents in Birobidzhan believes the spikes o...

This Incredible Hypnos Hoodie Lets You Nod Off Wherever You Are

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK Tech

Sleep is a glorious thing and someone has come up with a way for all of us to have more of it, regardless of where we are. Looks like 2016 is going...

This Hidden Trick Could Speed Up Your Slow iPhone

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Tech

Slow iPhones are one of the most frustrating things to deal with. The problem is especially pronounced for iPhone 4s users who have decided to down...

Starting Your Own Company in 2016? Burnout Is Good

Vincent Dignan | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Tech
Vincent Dignan

When you're burned out, you have a voice in your head which will tell you "I just cannot do anymore work." Now we're getting somewhere! At this point you'll examine everything you do to see what can be gotten rid of e.g. low paying clients/unnecessary work/anything else that takes up more time that it should (remember what I said earlier about getting drunk?).

2016: The Year the Oil Era Enters Terminal Decline

Assaad W Razzouk | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Tech
Assaad W Razzouk

2015 was a landmark year for climate action. Its many highlights were topped by a Paris agreement where 195 countries set themselves on a low-carbon path via economy-wide plans sure to be developed and strengthened every year.

Hillary Clinton Believes We 'May Have Been Visited By Aliens.' No Seriously

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Tech

A local reporter's interview with Hillary Clinton took an interesting turn after the presidential candidate revealed her thoughts on whether or not we...

U.S. Presidential Candidate Believes We're Going To Become Cyborgs And Live Forever

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Tech

Zoltan Istvan, a third-party U.S. presidential candidate, believes he can live forever either by "freezing" himself or by uploading parts of his perso...

Astronomers Announce A New Discovery That Could Help Us Find Aliens

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Tech

Astronomers have discovered a new technique to measure the pull of gravity, which could help us find alien life. According to a team from the Univ...

Mark Zuckerberg Gave The Most Feminist Response To Woman's Dating Dilemma

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Mark Zuckerberg earned some serious feminist brownie points this weekend for using his platform to inspire women in STEM. On Sunday, the Facebook f...

Science Textbooks Are Now Out Of Date Thanks To Changes In The Periodic Table

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Tech

The periodic table, one of the oldest pillars in chemistry, has been revised to include four new elements. The elements completing the seventh row,...

Want To Cut Down On Sugar? Use This Handy App

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Children are consuming their bodyweight in sugar each year, according to startling new statistics revealed by Public Health England (PHE). The gov...

Mark Zuckerberg's New Year Resolution Has Been Inspired By Iron Man. And It's EPIC

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has announced his "personal challenge for 2016" and it's a good one - to build an AI assistant like "Jarvis in Iron Man." ...

Listen To These 10 Mysterious Sounds That Continue To Baffle Scientists

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 03.01.2016 | UK Tech

From secret Russian signals, to bizarre marine soundtracks, to sonic booms and intriguing interference, our world is plagued by unexplained soundscape...

Get Off Your Phone At Times Of Terror Risk, Warns Ex-Spy Chief

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.01.2016 | UK

Ex-security minister Baroness Neville-Jones has criticised the culture of smartphone use, saying she is "alarmed" by the number of people unaware of t...

Hoverboard's Might Look Stupid, But Banning Them Is About As Sensible As Banning The Bicycle

Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK Tech
Thomas Tamblyn

Would I ever ride a hoverboard to work? Absolutely not, but that doesn't mean the early adopter shouldn't be able to ride his or her hoverboard, even if it does mean a man with a red flag has to walk slowly in front of them.