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Science Textbooks Are Now Out Of Date Thanks To Changes In The Periodic Table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

NASA Has Spelt Out The Alphabet Using Bits Of Planet Earth

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK Tech

"ABC it's easy as 1 2 3," or so the 'Jackson Five' song goes. For one NASA expert however, spelling out the alphabet took a little longer. Scie...

The BBC Website Was Taken Down By A Massive Cyber Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.01.2016 | UK Tech
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The BBC has confirmed a cyber attack was responsible for its site going down earlier today. A tweet from the organisation's technology corresponde...

Twitter Got A Little Confused About When To Say Happy New Year

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK Tech

Wishing people Happy New Year is usually a no-brainer. Most of us, undoubtedly shout it out at midnight on the last day of December. However, ...

BBC Site Going Down Is A Glimpse Into 'Post-Apocalyptic' World Of Licence Fee Cuts

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK

Thousands of people were left lamenting the downfall of Britain's national broadcaster - after an hour-long shutdown of the BBC website gave what some...

An Eerily Bright Light In Mexico Has Got Alien And UFO Hunters All Worked Up

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK Tech

2015 appears to have taken an interesting turn for alien and UFO hunters who spotted an unusually bright light hovering near the volcano of Popocatepe...

NASA's Mars Mission Received $55 Million To Create Something Quite Exciting

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Tech

NASA has been given the all clear to power ahead with further preparation for deep space exploration. In other words, our mission to Mars has beco...

Toy Plane Plays 'Islamic Prayer' Instead Of Jet Noises, People Freak Out

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Tech

A three-year-old woke up to a rather unusual Christmas surprise after opening his toy F-16 plane his uncle gave him. Bjorn Thorpe and his nephew w...

The National Geographic Photo Contest Has Unveiled Its Winning Image. And It's EPIC

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Tech

This year's National Geographic Photo Contest has revealed a selection of breathtaking images, including the winning photo titled 'Dirt'. The pictu...

Forget Spider-Man. Disney's Gravity-Defying Robot Climbs Walls

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Tech

Disney has produced the ultimate creation - a car-like robot that can climb walls and ceilings. Dubbed VertiGo, the bot has four wheels and two pr...

A Priest Has Been Suspended For Delivering His Service On A Hoverboard

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK

A Catholic priest has been suspended after delivering a service whilst cruising on a hoverboard. The clergyman, at the diocese of San Pablo in Lagu...

Five Technology Trends That Will Define 2016

Edward Lowe | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Tech
Edward Lowe

Across a wide number of technologies, 2016 could be the breakthrough year where inventions excitably talked about by the media and the industry become placed into the hands of the mass market. Here are the potential top trends for 2016.

This '800-Year-Old Mobile Phone' Is Proof Aliens Are Amongst Us. Apparently.

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Tech

UFO researchers believe planet earth was once visited by aliens because of an "800-year-old mobile phone that has been dug up in Austria." While th...

Tyson Gets Floored By A Hoverboard

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Comedy

Mike Tyson fell off a hoverboard on Tuesday. The incident was caught on video and posted to the former Boxer's Facebook page. That’s the whol...

Watch This Kid Prank His Dad Back After Eight Year Xbox Grudge

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK

When this 16-year-old was pranked by his dad on Christmas Day, he never let him forget it. Eight years later and he decided to take sweet revenge, ...

Incredible Giant Squid Filmed Chilling Out In Japanese Harbour

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Tech

Footage has emerged of a beautiful and rare giant squid floating serenely floating in a Japanese harbour. Despite it's huge size - it was estimated...

12 People Falling Off Their Brand New Hoverboard

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Tech

Schadenfreude - "pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune." We Brits love it although it is ever so impolite to actually admit ...

Twitter Is Going To Clamp Down On Trolls Once And For All

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 26.12.2015 | UK

Social media giant Twitter has pledged to clamp down on trolls once and for all, according to reports. As the site enters its 10th year, it intends...

UK Energy: No Plans to Get FIT for the New Year

Sakthy Selvakumaran | Posted 24.12.2015 | UK Tech
Sakthy Selvakumaran

We have what we need in the UK to transition into a renewable economy - engineering capability, R&D to advance new technologies, and a government which can facilitate policies to engage business and individuals to play their part. But is the government thinking with this long term vision in mind?

'Detective Dot' Kids Book Hopes To Break Down STEM Stereotypes

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 24.12.2015 | UK Parents

A small startup is hoping to break down the stereotypes of children, especially girls, not enjoying science, technology and engineering by crowdfundin...