UK Tech.

Tim Peake Is Helping NASA Astronauts With An Emergency Space Walk

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Tech

At 12:45 GMT, NASA astronauts began the last spacewalk of 2015 leaving Britain's Tim Peake in charge of the US section of the International Space Stat...

The World's First Website Just Turned 25 And It Looks Totally Alien To Us

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Tech

The world's first website has just celebrated a milestone -- its 25th birthday. On December 20 1990, British physicist Sir Tim Berners Lee hosted t...

Contouring Emojis Now Exist, Thanks To Kim Kardashian

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Style

Remember all those times you were approximately three hours late because you were busy drawing a new face on top of your already existing face? There'...

This Bizarre Selfie Made A Woman Think She Was Photobombed By An 'Alien'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Tech

A business woman has been thoroughly spooked out by a rather bizarre selfie she took on a plane. Olesya Podkorytov, from the Russian city of Kurga...

Digital Is the Future in the Wake of Strong Decision Made by the UK

Gi Fernando | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Tech
Gi Fernando

Limiting internet use will also negatively affect young people's social lives; we live in an era where social media makes up the fabric of social interaction. That which is optional for an older generation is as natural and as necessary as a telephone for today's youth, and offers opportunities for creativity and expression that it is simply wrong to curtail.

How to Use Social Media Properly - No I Mean It

Kieran Goodwin | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Kieran Goodwin

For me, I used social media to form my own non-profit organisation. At first, it was most definitely a struggle to find the right chemistry to get people interested and involved, but after a few weeks I began to understand what got others engaged with my tweets and posts.

A New Climate Deal

George Ferguson | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Tech
George Ferguson

Last week I returned from COP 21 after nearly two incredibly busy weeks in Paris. Where I was promoting Bristol and negotiating a global solution to one of the biggest challenges that ours and future generations face.

Would Unlimited Staff Holidays Boost Your Bottom Line?

Stephen Canning | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK
Stephen Canning

Ubiquitous connectivity means that staff actually tends to work for an incalculable amount of time, answering phone calls and emails, checking their work and continuing on unfinished projects at odd hours.

The Internet Shows No Mercy To Steve Harvey After His Miss Universe Gaffe

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Tech

As the shock and disbelief over the Miss Universe gaffe wore off, Twitter and Facebook users took the opportunity to have a little fun with Steve Harv...

Anonymous Have Launched A War Against Japan's Whaling Industry

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Tech

Anonymous has reportedly taken down at least 97 key websites in Japan, as part an anti-whaling campaign. The hacktivists have been targeting a vari...

The Most Radical YouTube Sensation of ALL TIME? Nyan Cat for 10 Hours

Alfie Bown | Posted 20.12.2015 | UK Tech
Alfie Bown

What is the best YouTube contribution, from a radical perspective? What is the most anti-capitalist thing to erupt out of the capitalist enjoyment system that is YouTube? I have an answer here, and I think I've got it right.

This Musician Casually Played A Saxophone During His 12-Hour BRAIN Surgery

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

A 27-year-old in Spain has gone beyond the realms of talent and performed a jazz classic while undergoing 12 hours of brain surgery. Carlos Aguiler...

Tim Peake's First Meal In Space Was The Most British Thing You Could Have Imagined

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

Making history is hard work, so it's obviously important to choose wisely when it comes to nourishment and you'll be pleased to know Tim Peake has gon...

What Not To Film On Snapchat According To One Reckless Driver

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

There are somethings that should never be done, let alone filmed on Snapchat. Swapping seats in a moving vehicle and leaving the driver's seat emp...

Anonymous Has Given Its Strongest Warning To ISIS Yet

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

Islamic State (IS) has received another threat from Anonymous, via a video message. In an interview with the Express, the masked member of the hac...

Star Wars Fan Mark Zuckerberg Proves His Daughter Is Really A Jedi

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

Ever since Mark Zuckerberg became a parent, he has been flooding his timeline with images of his daughter baby Max. Naturally. On Thursday however,...

Father Christmas, The Original Astronaut

Jon Farrow | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Tech
Jon Farrow

With the ISS to take advantage of, Father Christmas has at his disposal a bespoke and truly unique mode of transportation for getting around the planet, custom built to house its crew in relative safety and security.

Internet, A Global Autobahn of Information or Cyber Bullying?

Dragana Brown | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Tech
Dragana Brown

Is it too much to compare cyber abuse to poison - made deadly by 'invincible' anonymous entities online? Nameless and faceless, these entities feel untouchable with an injection of false power. Anonymity offers cowards the strength to say online what they are too gutless to say in person.

Why Demonising Social Media and Banning Students Won't Help

Roberts Zivtins | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Tech
Roberts Zivtins

Since beginning my PGCE in September several fellow trainees and guest speakers have called for students to be barred from using site likes Facebook and Twitter. Not only have they proposed school-time bans but at home as well.

Wolf 1061c: Keep Calm The Search For A Second Earth Could Be Over

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

The search for our second home may be over. Scientists have found another potentially habitable planet, 14 light years away. Dubbed, Wolf 1061...

Simon Jenkins Is Being Ripped Apart For Slating Tim Peake's Mission

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Tech

In the wake of Tim Peake's historic mission to the International Space Station, a few grinches have emerged out of the woodwork. The biggest one of...

These Tech Products That Will Save You Hassle - And Cash

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Tech

Lets face it - we'd all like to save a little on our outgoings, with household bills topping the list of annoying monthly expenses we'd rather do with...

What Happens When Your iPhone Autocorrects 'Lardass' Is Hilarious

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Tech

If you need to have a laugh today, pick up your iPhone and type 'Lardass.' The new Apple software, iOS 9.2, will instantly autocorrect it to Kardas...

Here's Why I Believe Skype Is the Future of Therapy

Michael Carthy | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Carthy

It's this blend of advanced tech and changing attitudes towards interacting via a computer screen that means it's the perfect time to use Skype to bring therapy to those who need it most in a way that's just as powerful and transformative as meeting people face-to-face.

Shut Up Bitch - Get Back to Ironing Your Husband's Socks

Jess Phillips | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Politics
Jess Phillips

In the last couple of weeks I have spoken to five different young women who told me they were going to stop posting blogs and tweeting about their politics and their views... More than the violent, threatening and blatant misogyny, the worst element of this is the "shut up" bit. The "shut up bitch" is working. Women are shutting up. Not because they are scared, not because they believe the threats but because it is so tiring that whenever you speak you face hatred because of the make up of your chromosomes.