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Rejoice! Facebook Is Scrapping Those Soul-Destroying Candy Crush Saga Invites

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK Tech

Candy Crush can be a soul-destroying topic on Facebook, particularly because the people who play the game never seem to understand that there are othe...

Baby Boomers and the Future of Health Care

Luis Alvarez | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Tech
Luis Alvarez

In the UK, the NHS talks about putting "patients in the driving seat of their care". Wearable technology, smart devices and online services are the tools we need to make that happen. And we baby boomers are going to be just fine with that.

Everyone Keep Calm, NASA Has Spotted Something Unusual Leaving A Black Hole

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Tech

NASA has for the first time captured a supermassive black hole sending out beams of X-rays. Scientists have always known that massive pulses of ene...

Back to the Books: From the Classroom to the Connected Device

David Emm | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Tech
David Emm

So with the new school year in full swing, here are my top tips on how to make sure your children stay safe online - no matter how many gadgets they have.

Six Things You Should Know About NASA's Enceladus Flyby And Those "Alien" Rumours

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Tech

Today, at around 3.22pm UK time one of NASA's spacecrafts, Cassini, will fly through the plumes of icy spray that jet out of Enceladus --Saturn's moo...

Two Irishmen Get Drunk at Party.. the Punch line Is No Joke - Meet ZompireWolf!

Veronica Montgomery | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Tech
Veronica Montgomery

There is an entire world created for ZompireWolf, his enemies, and his friends. They're very excited to show everyone what they have been working on. Launching the project on Kickstarter is only the first step, they see this character evolving into a console game and who's knows... maybe even a movie!

Trick or Eat? Nature's Real-Life Body Snatchers Are Far Spookier Than Your Average Halloween

Jodie Tyley | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Tech
Jodie Tyley

They're not quite the classic brain-eating, gormless slow-shufflers of horror movies, but in the animal kingdom, the zombie threat is very real. The culprit? Parasites: small organisms with complex life cycles that set up camp inside their animal hosts.

This 11-Year-Old's Solution To Your Online Security Costs Less Than A Packet Of Crisps

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Tech

Passwords can be a pain in the you-know-what, especially since the recent spate of hack attacks proves that we are not very good at protecting our onl...

Facebook Is Massively Changing The Way You Get Notifications

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Tech

So, Facebook is changing things, again. This time, it has everything to do with your notifications. In an effort to make the app more personalised,...

The Three Things That Are Preventing the Sustainable Fashion Movement From Going to Scale (And What We Can Do About It)

Tamsin Lejeune | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Style
Tamsin Lejeune

Throughout my ten years of working in fashion and sustainability, I've seen some incredibly inspiring things. There are thousands of professionals and businesses changing the way business is done, and creating products that have a positive impact. I've seen some of our industry's most creative minds tackle the challenge of sustainability and come up with gems.

The UK in Space - Part One

Andrew White | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Tech
Andrew White

For a while, not even Nasa knew about the test, but later it became clear what had happened, and that it had badly affected Ariel-1's ability to generate its own electrical power from the solar generators.

The Moroccan City Of Ouarzazate Is Powering A Million Homes Using Mirrors. No Really

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Tech

The Moroccan City Of Ouarzazate has well and truly placed its stamp on the world's clean energy game. Based near the Sahara desert, the city will b...

Well This Frightening - Climate Change Could Make The Gulf Too Hot To Survive In

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists have made a frightening prediction detailing how parts of the Persian Gulf could be come too hot to live in by the end of the century if gl...

Siberia's Quite A Cool Spot For UFOs To Hang Out Apparently

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Tech

Siberian residents claim they have spotted a UFO in the night skies over the Republic of Buryatia. Intrigued onlookers initially thought the "myste...

Here's Why Your Bacon Bap Is On A List That Includes Asbestos, Alcohol And HIV

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Tech

The World Health Organisation has added processed meats such as bacon and sausages to a deadly list of substances that are carcinogenic to humans. ...

NASA's Next Trick Is Flying Through A Cosmic Geyser To See If It Contains Evidence Of 'Alien Life'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Tech

The hunt for extraterrestrial life on Saturn's moon, Enceladus, has begun. On Wednesday, a NASA spacecraft will fly through the plumes of spray sho...

Taking It Offline

Noelle Reno | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Tech
Noelle Reno

What's strange and a bit scary is we don't have much offline community anymore. We definitely need more of a sense of community - the real kind, not the cyberspace kind - or I really worry this world is going to get even more fudged up.

South Korea: A True Development Success Story

Dr. Álvaro Sobrinho | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Tech
Dr. Álvaro Sobrinho

It was my great pleasure to be invited to South Korea by the World Bank and the Korea Development Institute (KDI) for a two-day workshop. Part of a partnership between eight African governments and the Republic of Korea, the event allowed attendees to share ideas for Korea-Africa cooperation, and to learn from Korea's astonishing development experience.

YouTube Red Is Google Taking Back Power in Online Video

Mat Greenfield | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Tech
Mat Greenfield

Last week saw a red letter day for YouTube, finally unveiling its long-rumoured subscription service: YouTube Red. In the process, it risked alienating video creators, dealt a blow to Internet advertising and made a bold move to ensure its future relevance in online media.

Martha Lane Fox's Women Warriors, 3D Printed Sound and Laughter in Outer Space. It Must be 'Wired' 2015!

Brooke Roberts-Islam | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Tech
Brooke Roberts-Islam

Jam packed. Back-to-back nuggets of our tech-driven future being dispensed by the world's game changers. That's how if feels to sit in the front row at Wired 2015.

This Material Is So Dark That You Literally Won't Be Able To See It

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists have created an intriguing material that they claim absorbs almost all the light that hits it. The material made of carbon nanotubes, a...

Early Risers Are In For A Treat As Planetary Trio Puts On Stunning Rare Display

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Tech

Late October holds a cosmic treat for all early-risers. Jupiter, Venus and Mars are joining together to form a triangle that will be visible from E...

Why Technology Needs to Listen to Dance

Leila Johnston | Posted 24.10.2015 | UK Tech
Leila Johnston

I am the first digital artist-in-residence at the leading contemporary dance company, Rambert. I had my induction week earlier this month, and have been spending so a lot of time watching and thinking about the dance world in relation to tech culture.

How To Get More Likes On Instagram

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Style

We've already revealed which Instagram filter will give you the most likes, and now we're here to help you turn into a fully-fledged social media cele...

Worried Mother Says Her Identity Has Been Stolen Because Of The TalkTalk Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Tech

A mother of two has told The Huffington Post UK that her identity has been stolen following the TalkTalk cyber attack. 43-year-old Donna Kinnear to...