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NASA Has Spotted An Explosion So Big It Could Spawn A New Universe

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Tech

NASA has released a new image depicting the most "powerful eruption" to have occurred since the Big Bang. The explosion, which took place ten year...

A Data Revolution - Thwarted?

Dan Corry | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Tech
Dan Corry

You might think that, with money tight, Whitehall would be interested in anything that helps the government do more with the resources they already have. That Ministers would jump at initiatives which will let them spend their money a bit better, on things that are tested and proven to work.

Papaver Rhoeas - Lost Lives and Fading Memories

Paddy Hartley | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Tech
Paddy Hartley

While lambs' hearts, horsehair and blown glass artillery shells may seem an unlikely combination with which to spark debate around the cultural phenomena of remembrance, these are the materials I've used for my delicate Papaver rhoeas poppy sculptures, currently on show in London.

This Endangered Borneo Orangutan And Its Baby Were Rescued From A Gruesome Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Tech

An endangered Borneo orangutan and its baby, who were subjected to violent attacks from local villagers in Indonesia's West Kalimantan province, have ...

Sony Is Killing The Betamax Tape And Introducing A Far More EPIC Successor

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Tech

We have come to the end of an era. Sony has announced that it will stop selling Betamax tapes in March 2016. While it has probably been a while sin...

These 'UFO' Clouds Make Cape Town Feel Like The Target Of An Alien Invasion

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Tech

Mother nature was showing off again, this time causing the residents of Cape Town South Africa to wonder if UFOs were taking over the city. The ski...

Do We Really Need to Feel Bad for Looking at Our Phones?

Katie Kirby | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Parents
Katie Kirby

Ignoring your kids is not technology specific. In fact sometimes I wonder if all the bad rap it gets means that parents actually engage with their kids far more than was common in previous generations. I'm pretty sure I used to get ignored frequently as a child, as did we all, because banging on about the ways parents were letting their children down just wasn't really 'a thing'.

This Tech Harvests Energy From Thin Air And Could Help Us Tackle Climate Change

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Tech

Harvesting energy from a WiFi signal sounds like something out of a science fiction movie. However, this is exactly the kind of physics powering fo...

Forget Fallout 4, These Games Actually Live Up To The Hype

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Tech

War. War never changes. Or does it? With the release of Fallout 4 easily the most anticipated of the year, it's perhaps surprising that it's left c...

This Genius Kid Won £100k For Breaking Down Einstein's Theory Of Relativity

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Tech

An 18-year-old boy has won $250,000 (£165,442) for his brilliant explanation of Einstein's Theory Of Relativity. We use the word brilliant becaus...

This STUNNING Image Explains Why Everyone Thought A UFO Flew Over LA

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Tech

A new image capturing a spectacular blue light flying over San Francisco has emerged, showing off how the right picture can paint a thousand words. ...

Using Data to Keep the Well From Going Dry - How Data Analysis Can Combat Some of the World's Biggest Issues

Sean Farrington | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Tech
Sean Farrington

It is obvious, we clearly can't go on without resolving this issue; even if it doesn't affect us today, it soon will. Here's where data analysis can play a really important role - and help in the way it helps us in our working and personal lives - to give insights into what exactly is happening so that we can improve the situation.

EVA Park: a Virtual World to Help With Speech Recovery

Lucy Maddox | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Tech
Lucy Maddox

The team at City University London have created an online multi-user virtual world set on an island called EVA Park that lets people with aphasia practise communicating. Each person in the virtual world is represented by an avatar.

We Must Celebrate and Encourage Inovation to Solve Our Global Problems and Inspire a New Generation of Engineers

Naomi Climer | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Tech
Naomi Climer

As the President of the IET, I get to see the innovative work that engineers do on a daily basis and it is exciting to see the creativity and passion so many of my fellow engineers have. The problem is that all this great work often goes unnoticed in the wider world.

A Mysterious 'UFO' Black Ball Has Crash-Landed In A Field

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Tech

Another mysterious black ball has fallen from space and crash-landed in a Spanish village, sending residents and UFO hunters in to a panic. Accordi...

A Disgusting Fleshy Mass In Someone's Back Yard Is Freaking Out Alien Hunters

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Tech

Alien hunters all over the world have got in to a frenzy (again) after a lady claimed she found the remains of pinky, slimy creature in her back yard....

The Statue Of Liberty Just Got A Visit From A Daredevil Jetpack Pilot

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Tech

Let us face the facts - jetpack pilots get all the fun. David Mayman recently got a mind-blowing view of one New York's most iconic features the ...

This Video Of A Teenager Struggling To Use A Landline Will Make You Feel Ancient

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Tech

If you are looking to feel better about your age, don't watch this video of a teenager trying to figure out how to use a landline. The clip begins ...

Brian Cox Has Suggested Aliens Could Be Using This To Power An Entire Civilisation

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Tech

Brian Cox has theorised that "an advanced alien civilisation" could be responsible for the bizarre behaviour of the KIC star that sent the internet i...

Can Facebook Deal With the Rise of the 'Golden Oldies'?

Edward Lowe | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Tech
Edward Lowe

Mark Zuckerberg should be smiling from ear to ear, right? Whilst obviously happy with these results, there is a nagging concern that Facebook is still grappling with. The platform is not attracting the younger generation, who are turning their backs to the platform in favour of alternatives like Twitter and Instagram (albeit the latter is also owned by Facebook).

Instagram Turns Five: How Has it Changed Our Use of Photography and What's Next?

Andrew Saunders | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Tech
Andrew Saunders

Images can be incredibly impactful; they can simply inform us but they also have the ability to evoke emotion in a way that words can't. They can tell stories in an instant, performing the role of a simple visual diary, whilst at their most powerful they can be a vehicle for change...more on that later.

Being Curious About the World Can Lead to Whole Host of Exciting Careers

Liz Bonnin | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Tech
Liz Bonnin

It's curiosity that makes me a scientist. I'm always asking questions and I love to understand living systems right down to the atoms and equations they're based on. Science isn't a subject; it's a means to explain the whole world around you. There is no area of our lives that isn't affected by science.

This Iron Man-Esque Gadget Turns Your Arm Into A Virtual Keyboard

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Tech

A Japanese firm has created a software that allows people to turn their arms into a virtual keyboard. Yes that's right, this Iron Man-esque device...

James Kingston Just Free Climbed Up The Eiffel Tower Like A Daredevil Lunatic

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 08.11.2015 | UK Tech

It was probably inevitable, but daredevil free-climber James Kingston has once again surpassed himself and climbed the Eiffel Tower. There he is ...

Playstation Pervert Caught Pleasuring Himself Over PS4

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 08.11.2015 | UK Tech

A man has been caught on film pleasuring himself in front of a shelf of Playstation 4's in an electronics store. In CCTV footage uploaded to Live L...