UK Tech.

This Artificial Skin Is So Good That Amputees Can Actually Use It To Feel

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists have developed artificial skin that can sense pressure in the same way human skin can. Made out of plastic, the lab-created skin contain...

This Girl Looks Freakishly Human But Don't Be Fooled

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Tech

Meet Saya, a beautiful Japanese girl who is freaking everyone out. Dressed in a white shirt and tie, her mesmerising hazel brown eyes appear to hav...

It's Now Possible To Have A Shower With Darth Vader. No Really.

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Tech

For those of us who struggle to get up in the morning, Star Wars is now here to help. R2-D2 and Darth Vader shower heads are now available to order...

In Defence of the Screen-Fixated

Adrian Grist | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK Tech
Adrian Grist

I am fortunate enough to have 'real life' friends, from when I was growing up ('Village Friends'), school friends, university friends, college friends, work friends, friends of friends and now, since emigrating, Swedish friends. But thrown into that heady mix are online friends, online friends who have become 'real life' friends and 'real life' friends who are now just online friends.

I'm Not Perfect...But I'm a Female Inventor and Proud Anyway

Simona Vignudelli | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK Tech
Simona Vignudelli

I'm not perfect. My mother told me that when I was young. Now I have a family of my own and I'm still not perfect. As a self-employed mother with two children, I don't have time to go shopping by myself, let alone with friends.

This Adult-Sized 'Little Tikes' Car Is Now Up For Sale On eBay

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK Comedy

Remember those Little Tikes cars from your childhood? The little red and yellow plastic things? Back in November 2013, mechanic John Bitmead and hi...

A Facebook Bug May Have Just Shown Everyone How Unpopular You Are

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK Tech

Facebook's latest bug has accidentally turned on a view count feature for some posts, adding to popularity contest woes all around the world. User...

Someone Just Strapped A 4K Camera To An Eagle And The Result Is EPIC

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK Tech

Assassin's Creed Syndicate creators have had a brilliant idea. To celebrate the launch of their new game, set in London, they strapped a 4K camera ...

Everyone's Freaking About Tesla's Autopilot Mode For All The Right Reasons

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Tech

Tesla has launched its autopilot mode in North America. The software update will allow Model S cars to change lanes, self-park, monitor traffic an...

Enough! It's Time to Give Video Games a Fair Hearing

Alan Grant | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK Tech
Alan Grant

Perhaps it is the feeling of being the outsider, the bad boy of the media landscape, that keeps video games fresh and innovating far faster than their older media sibling? Regardless, I think video games are well worth defending as an art form and are at least worthy of equal treatment alongside more traditional faire.

Don't Freak Out Or Anything But Kepler May Have Just Spotted An 'Alien Megastructure'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK Tech

The Kepler Space Telescope has spotted a 'bizarre' star system that looks like something an alien civilisation would have built, experts have said. ...

This Guy Actually Built Thor's Hammer And Only He Can Lift It. Seriously

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Tech

The legend of Thor appears to have been stuck by reality. An engineer in the U.S. has built a real-life version of Thor's hammer, MjoInir, which on...

The Little Trick Could Extend Your iPhone Battery Life By Four Hours

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK Tech

iPhone battery life is the bane of all ours lives. The instant panic when your phone hits five percent is a feeling shared by many around the world. ...

Welcome Amazon on to the High Street

Gordon Fletcher | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Tech
Gordon Fletcher

The launch of Handmade this month drives Amazon into the complicated world of selling individually crafted items with varying quality and pricing strategies. More importantly it pushes Amazon directly into a realm that is already occupied by retail aggregators such as Etsy and Folksy.

These Pants Can Predict When You Need The Loo. Seriously

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Tech

Got the runs and can't find a loo? Keep calm, we now have pants that will be able to predict when you need the loo. Dfree is a device that discreet...

Hearthstone and Video Games Are the Biggest Threat to Online Poker

Alexandre Dreyfus | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Tech
Alexandre Dreyfus

There was a time where online poker was profitable for every operator, including online sportsbooks and casinos. Online poker was glamourous, new and exciting. It was a competitive product; it was a pure gambling vertical.

Seven Questions We Must Answer to Beat Cancer

Nick Peel | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Nick Peel

Seven months ago Cancer Research UK set about finding the biggest challenges in cancer research. Here's the result.

Scientists Say They Changed People's Feelings About God And Immigrants Using Magnets

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Tech

Society's key belief systems including those centred around religion, can be altered using magnetic energy scientists have claimed in a new study. ...

BBC's 'The Apprentice' Returns - Where Is the Technology?

Anthony Sherick | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Tech
Anthony Sherick

In the last season of The Apprentice, only one candidate (Soloman Akhtar) stood out with a real technological mind. Even when Solomon would approach a task that was somewhat tech related, he would be referred to as the 'techy one' and sometimes mocked for it.

Hansel, Gretel and the Digital Babysitter

Nicholas Shaw | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Tech
Nicholas Shaw

Children are so intuitive with technology and it's amazing how quickly they learn to use a device, even at an extremely young age. While this is great for keeping them entertained and teaching new skills through educational games, it can be a matter of seconds before they have clicked on the wrong link and are suddenly exposed to content that is not age appropriate.

Ada Lovelace and Tourism

Heather Jeffrey | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Tech
Heather Jeffrey

Ada is thought to be the first female computer programmer and her name has been given to this otherwise nondescript Tuesday in order to celebrate the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Pros and Cons I Have Discovered En Route to Falling (Partly) in Love With My New iPhone 6S

Olivia Tilley | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Tech
Olivia Tilley

Apple released their newly anticipated iPhone at the end of September, the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. Below are some pros and cons I have discovered en route to falling (partly) in love with my new phone.

NASA's Stunning 4K Video Of Jupiter Is A Thing Of Pure Beauty

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Tech

NASA's Hubble Telescope has given the world another reason to marvel at nature. As part of a new series on the solar system's outer planets, the sp...

We Often Forget Online Abuse Has Real World Repercussions

Lizzie Roberts | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Lizzie Roberts

We can all learn a lesson from Mean Girls here: "Calling somebody else fat won't make you any skinnier. Calling someone stupid doesn't make you any smarter. And ruining [someone else's] life definitely didn't make me any happier."

Mental Illness and Social Media: An Army of Support

Laura Whitehurst | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Whitehurst

What has happened since the campaign was at its peak has been that people are taking a picture of themselves with a high five and writing a message with it. These messages range from people describing their anxiety levels that day, to how they've personally overcome anxiety and the giving of advice to others. And you know what? People are connected and continue to connect.