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How to Stop Procrastinating: Spend Less Time Online

Charlotte Buxton | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Tech
Charlotte Buxton

I'm not even sure what it is that I'm addicted to. Perhaps it's the constant access to content that might make me laugh or cry, or maybe it's the daily contest to see if anything I say on Twitter or Facebook will get a reaction, or perhaps it's just the feeling it gives me of always having something to do. Either way, it can't be healthy.

Girl Asks Science Agency For A Dragon...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

The little Australian girl who wrote a letter to the national science agency asking for a dragon finally has one - kind of. Sophie's utterly adorab...

My Friends Are Racists

Gina Lyons | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK
Gina Lyons

People don't mean any genuine harm, on anyone I would have to believe, but like mine, many working class families read The Sun newspaper and early on adopt a belief that all Muslims bomb people, that the country is overran with immigrants and that people on benefits are lazy *****.

Keeping Britain Safe and Prosperous Online

Victoria Woodbine | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Tech
Victoria Woodbine

In its first year, the programme focused on understanding the problem. Threats in cyberspace are growing: over the past year, some 93% of large companies (and 87% of smaller ones) reported a cyber breach. Understanding these threats, and being able to detect them, was a vital first step.

Big Data in 2014: Five Predictions

Mark Braund | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Tech
Mark Braund

2013 was a year in which big data became a 'hot topic' for discussion and debate, reaching far beyond the usual industry journals and making the mainstream news for a number of good and bad reasons. With that in mind there has been a great deal of speculation about what trends we should expect to see in big data in 2014.

Where Did All the Wires Go? The Bluetooth Audio Revolution

Chris Havell | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK Tech
Chris Havell

If you think cassette tape-players and boom-boxes are old school, then you may be surprised to know that headphones have been around for much longer than either of them. With over 130 years of heritage, the headphone has come a long way.

London Commuters Want Bosses to Offer Flexible Working as Rail Fares Rise Again

Andrew Millard | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Millard

Here's an alarming statistic for you: more than one in five commuters say rising fares are leading to them considering looking for work outside of London according to a OnePoll survey of over 500 London workers. This would be a disaster for the Capital's business scene. Can you imagine losing more than 20 per cent of your workforce to rising commuter costs?

Fashion Technology London 2014- Part Two

Chloe Watts | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Tech
Chloe Watts

Consumers are all constantly bombarded with thousands of products and brands but sometimes less is more. rufflr allows users to separate the wheat from the chaff, helping them to find amazing products through amazing people.

Will The Galaxy S5 Have An Iris Scanner?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Samsung are considering featuring an iris scanner on their next smartphone, the Galaxy S5, due for release in April. Lee Young-hee, the company's m...

Surgeon Can Now Superglue Your Heart Together

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A rather amazing new glue has been developed that can mend heart tissue, negating the need for suturing and stapling - and it was inspired by slugs. ...

"Does Nothing Work Outside of London?!" Why I Love Being Unplugged

Rhiannon Davies | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Rhiannon Davies

I'm not saying the English countryside is frozen in the dark ages, but it certainly provides a sense of relief from feeling like the whole world is at your fingertips, which can often be the case in a city like London.

LOOK: Whiteout Covers The Entire Great Lakes Region

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A few days ago we brought you some incredible photos of a frozen Lake Michigan that showed just how cold the 'Polar Vortex' is. Now Nasa have provi...

Futuristic Electric Buses Coming To Milton Keynes

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Wirelessly-charged electric buses that can run all day long are set to be rolled out in the UK's hub of futuristic transport - Milton Keynes. Eigh...

A World in Which Computers Can Write Music

Ed Rex | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Tech
Ed Rex

Why not use modern technology to get back some of the magic that comes from hearing something unique, something that you know is tailored to the specific situation you're in?

I Want an Iron Man Suit, Not Google Glass

Malcolm Bell | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Tech
Malcolm Bell

This week, all the buzz in the tech world is the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and stealing the show will be devices you can wear. These devices can be worn on all sorts of your body parts, help you track everything from your fitness, by Fitbit, to the new Google Glass which you can wear to add a digital layer to the real world.

Think Our Weather Is Bad? Try Living Here.

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Think the weather is tough going here? Be thankful you don't live on a brown dwarf. Using Nasa's Spitzer Space Telescope (SST), astronomers believe...

America's New Drone Is MASSIVE

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

America has a new drone - and it is MASSIVE. With the same wingspan as a Boeing 757 (39.6 metres), the MQ-4C Triton drone will provide the US Navy ...

'Simplicam' Uses Facial Recognition To Guard Your House (And Tell You Who's Inside)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

A new home surveillance system claims to have revolutionised the way in which you monitor your house -- and who's actually inside it. ArcSoft have ...

Possibly The Greatest Toy Ever

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Just look at it... Fully automatic. 672 rubber band shots. 14 a second. 8 metre range. It even comes with a special reloading tool so you do...

Student Shortlisted For One-Way Trip To Colonise Mars

SWNS | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Oxford undergrad Ryan MacDonald has beaten more than 200,000 others to be placed on the shortlist of boffins to be sent on a one-way trip to Mars to c...

MAD World

David Julian Price | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Tech
David Julian Price

Never let it be said that British hi-fi is boring, or British hi-fi manufacturers for that matter. UK audio products are always interesting, but some of the characters behind them never cease to amaze me.

Xavi, Messi and 4,000 pixels

Andrew Denham | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Tech
Andrew Denham

When the FIFA circus rolls into Rio next year, it might just change the way we watch television. The final will be produced in 4K ultra-high definition. And if the World Cup has its usual uplifting effect on high-end TV sales, this could be the moment 4K starts to go mainstream. But what is 4K TV and why should we care?

What Happens When You Fire Boiling Water Into -41C Air?

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

It's cold in North America right now. Really, really cold. In South Porcupine, Ontario, temperatures plummeted to -41C over the weekend. How did...

Incredible Images Of Supernova Captured

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

A beautiful young supernova containing the dust required to give birth to new planets and stars has been pictured for the first time. The Alma (Ata...

Formua E Racer Doing Doughnuts In A Very Unglamorous Parking Lot

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

You'd have thought with all money behind it the chaps behind Formula E could have chosen a more glamorous venue to show off Renault's new racer. Bu...