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Watch Sir Alex Ferguson Share His Tips On Leadership

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK

Former Manchester United manager and football titan Alex Ferguson shared his thoughts on leadership and management at TechCrunch's Disrupt conference ...

US Schools Can Now Buy Bullet-Proof Blankets For Pupils

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 06.12.2015 | UK Tech

School pupils can now seek refuge from bullets fired by gunmen after an American company launched a child-sized armoured blanket. The BodyGuard bla...

The British Are Now a Nation of 'Side-Business' Shopkeepers

Monty Munford | Posted 04.12.2015 | UK
Monty Munford

The rise and rise of small-time sellers on ebay, Amazon and etsy is well documented; some of them should have their own queue at the Post Office when dispatching their goods. More recently the poster boys of the sharing economy Uber and Airbnb have given users the simple means to set up 'on the side'.

Have Your Say on the Future of Surveillance in the UK

Renate Samson | Posted 04.12.2015 | UK Tech
Renate Samson

Now that every aspect of our day to day lives is conducted online, our homes and cars are connected to the internet and data is the very life blood of society, it's no longer a case of nothing to hide nothing to fear.

People Who Believe Pseudo-Profound Quotes Might Be Stupid

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

If you are inspired by wise-sounding statements then you probably have a low intelligence level, a new study has found. A teams of researchers from...

ISIS Is Reportedly 'Spreading A Deadly Flesh-Eating Disease'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 06.12.2015 | UK Tech

According to Kurdish news reports a deadly "flesh-eating" parasite is on the rise in rural Syria due to Islamic State dumping bodies on the street, a ...

People Are Reporting David Cameron's Facebook Page For Violence Over Syria Bombings

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.12.2015 | UK Tech

"I just reported David Cameron's Facebook page for being violent. You should do too!" a London resident tweeted. Filmmaker Ben Hopper, is one of th...

NASA Captures Time-Travelling Picture Which Show Our Universe As A Baby

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

NASA's Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes have spotted an incredible object that gives us a glimpse in the universe's astronomical history. "The f...

Time to Confront Wind Turbine "Ugliness"

Cristina Brooks | Posted 04.12.2015 | UK Tech
Cristina Brooks

I think that wind turbines are ugly. At the same time, I think wind power is the only renewable energy source that can be reliably used to reach the UK's carbon reduction goals. I'm not alone in saying turbines have a "visual impact." British landscape painters were up in arms against the wind turbines that were covering the UK's hills in 2006.

Why UberPool Could Be a Game-Changer for London

Jo Bertram | Posted 04.12.2015 | UK Tech
Jo Bertram

In London more than a third of our trips start or end within 200 metres of a tube stop - helping complement today's public transportation infrastructure. And more than four in ten Uber journeys are now in energy efficient hybrid cars that produce less pollution... Over time this could become a real game-changer for a city where a million people still drive to work each day with nobody else in the car.

The Dark Side of Social Media

Alex Gatenby | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Tech
Alex Gatenby

I suppose what I'm trying to say is that people should talk about this more, because we all know it to be true but we all contribute to the problem. I'm not saying to post about everything bad in your life.

How to Talk About Animal Research

Chris Magee | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Tech
Chris Magee

Animals are potentially suffering and it is right to acknowledge that in full, but they are also not suffering for no reason. Granted, they are likely suffering less than the general public already believe them to be.

This Is How You Spot A Fake Hoverboard

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Tech

Hoverboards have been getting a bad rap recently, despite all the endless hours of fun they provide. Over the last seven weeks more than 15,000 hov...

This $4m Car Crash Broke Records For All The WRONG Reasons

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.12.2015 | UK Tech

A drunk man in China has probably woken up to one of the world's worst hangovers after he managed to crash his supercar worth around $4 million (£2.7...

Scientists Have 'Turned Off' One Of Cancer's Most Dangerous Triggers

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Tech

A notorious cancer-causing protein has finally met its match thanks to a discovery unveiled by scientists in Canada. After years of trying to find ...

The LISA Pathfinder Probe Is Finally Off To Find Out If Einstein Was Right

the | Nitya Rajan | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Tech

It is finally happening. The LISA Pathfinder has lifted off to test the last unseen facet of Albert Einstein's General Theory of Relativity. It lau...

Microsoft Employees Did The Unthinkable Outside Apple's Store

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Tech

Tis' the season for Microsoft and Apple to kiss and make-up. Well, that is the message Microsoft gave after it aired its Christmas TV commercial sh...

Does Slacktivism Really Exist?

Sarah Kwong | Posted 03.12.2015 | UK Tech
Sarah Kwong

This portmanteau covers quite a few elements. It's one thing to say that a 'slacktivist' reaps 'good vibes' from taking action, and something completely different to say that what they've done will provide no real benefit to the cause, and that their 'good vibes' somehow contribute to that.

Cooling a Warming World

Toby Peters | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Tech
Toby Peters

As the world's leaders come together to discuss climate change, cooling must be part of the debate around global warming. Cooling is currently part of the worsening problem, but it could become an important part of the solution.

This Is NASA's Guide For When It Encounters Alien Life

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Tech

If you are ever in space and find yourself meeting an alien, you should know that NASA has a few guidelines you can follow. Before you get too crea...

This Is The Most Difficult Exam Question We've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Tech

Exams are the worst. Especially when the questions make no sense. One poor student in Canada found this out the hard way, while taking a test for a fi...

China's Cloning Factory Could One Day Produce Humans On Demand

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Tech

A large factory where humans could be produced on mass according to commercial demand - no, this is not a spoiler for Hollywood's next science fiction...

How a Citizen Science Project Overturned NHS Advice That Stood for Decades

Alex Jackson | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Tech
Alex Jackson

In the last week alone, more than 10 million people have visited the NHS Choices website. Often viewed as the public go-to place for a wide-range of health information, it is somewhere many of us turn to when feeling under the weather or looking for advice.

KU Leuven Physicists Explain Why Everyone's Wrong About That Downed Russian Military Jet

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Tech

Science has boldly entered the squabble over what happened to the Russian military jet that was shot down by Turkey. Belgian physicists from the Un...

Five Incredible Ways Technology Is Tackling Climate Change

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Tech

As the multinational effort to tackle climate change continues in Paris, it would seem like the demand for solutions has never been more pressing. ...