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Twitter Got A Little Confused About When To Say Happy New Year

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK Tech

Wishing people Happy New Year is usually a no-brainer. Most of us, undoubtedly shout it out at midnight on the last day of December. However, ...

BBC Site Going Down Is A Glimpse Into 'Post-Apocalyptic' World Of Licence Fee Cuts

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK

Thousands of people were left lamenting the downfall of Britain's national broadcaster - after an hour-long shutdown of the BBC website gave what some...

An Eerily Bright Light In Mexico Has Got Alien And UFO Hunters All Worked Up

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK Tech

2015 appears to have taken an interesting turn for alien and UFO hunters who spotted an unusually bright light hovering near the volcano of Popocatepe...

NASA's Mars Mission Received $55 Million To Create Something Quite Exciting

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Tech

NASA has been given the all clear to power ahead with further preparation for deep space exploration. In other words, our mission to Mars has beco...

Toy Plane Plays 'Islamic Prayer' Instead Of Jet Noises, People Freak Out

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Tech

A three-year-old woke up to a rather unusual Christmas surprise after opening his toy F-16 plane his uncle gave him. Bjorn Thorpe and his nephew w...

The National Geographic Photo Contest Has Unveiled Its Winning Image. And It's EPIC

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Tech

This year's National Geographic Photo Contest has revealed a selection of breathtaking images, including the winning photo titled 'Dirt'. The pictu...

Forget Spider-Man. Disney's Gravity-Defying Robot Climbs Walls

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Tech

Disney has produced the ultimate creation - a car-like robot that can climb walls and ceilings. Dubbed VertiGo, the bot has four wheels and two pr...

A Priest Has Been Suspended For Delivering His Service On A Hoverboard

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK

A Catholic priest has been suspended after delivering a service whilst cruising on a hoverboard. The clergyman, at the diocese of San Pablo in Lagu...

Five Technology Trends That Will Define 2016

Edward Lowe | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Tech
Edward Lowe

Across a wide number of technologies, 2016 could be the breakthrough year where inventions excitably talked about by the media and the industry become placed into the hands of the mass market. Here are the potential top trends for 2016.

This '800-Year-Old Mobile Phone' Is Proof Aliens Are Amongst Us. Apparently.

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Tech

UFO researchers believe planet earth was once visited by aliens because of an "800-year-old mobile phone that has been dug up in Austria." While th...

Tyson Gets Floored By A Hoverboard

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Comedy

Mike Tyson fell off a hoverboard on Tuesday. The incident was caught on video and posted to the former Boxer's Facebook page. That’s the whol...

Watch This Kid Prank His Dad Back After Eight Year Xbox Grudge

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK

When this 16-year-old was pranked by his dad on Christmas Day, he never let him forget it. Eight years later and he decided to take sweet revenge, ...

Incredible Giant Squid Filmed Chilling Out In Japanese Harbour

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 29.12.2015 | UK Tech

Footage has emerged of a beautiful and rare giant squid floating serenely floating in a Japanese harbour. Despite it's huge size - it was estimated...

12 People Falling Off Their Brand New Hoverboard

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Tech

Schadenfreude - "pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune." We Brits love it although it is ever so impolite to actually admit ...

Twitter Is Going To Clamp Down On Trolls Once And For All

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 26.12.2015 | UK

Social media giant Twitter has pledged to clamp down on trolls once and for all, according to reports. As the site enters its 10th year, it intends...

UK Energy: No Plans to Get FIT for the New Year

Sakthy Selvakumaran | Posted 24.12.2015 | UK Tech
Sakthy Selvakumaran

We have what we need in the UK to transition into a renewable economy - engineering capability, R&D to advance new technologies, and a government which can facilitate policies to engage business and individuals to play their part. But is the government thinking with this long term vision in mind?

'Detective Dot' Kids Book Hopes To Break Down STEM Stereotypes

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 24.12.2015 | UK Parents

A small startup is hoping to break down the stereotypes of children, especially girls, not enjoying science, technology and engineering by crowdfundin...

Watch Tim Peake's Christmas Message From Space

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 24.12.2015 | UK Tech

British astronaut Tim Peake has attempted to spread Christmas joy across the plant by releasing a Christmas message from the International Space Sta...

Think You Know Your Hashtags? Find Out In Our 2015 Twitter Quiz!

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 24.12.2015 | UK Tech

From #JeSuisParis and #BlackLivesMatter, there were some seriously big events that happened in 2015 that took Twitter by storm. But do you really k...

After One Of Humanity's Most Trying Years, What We Posted On Twitter Showed The World Is Still Kind

Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK Tech
Thomas Tamblyn

With Twitter fast becoming the go to place for abuse it seemed only logical that the figures would reveal a truth which we all felt was inevitable - that social media is the breeding ground for hate. What I saw shocked me, but not for the reasons you might have expected. Twitter's most influential moments were not trolling campaigns, messages of hate during a terrorist attack, nor were they based around celebrity gossip or the revelation that the world's most famous pop star does indeed have a penis...

Throwing Hot Tea Into The Air While It's -40C Has A Spectacular Outcome

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK Tech

A Canadian photographer has captured the brilliance of physics in one spectacular shot. Michael Davies decided to document what happens when you t...

Science Has Found A Way To Avoid Christmas Wrapping Anxiety

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK Tech

If you hate wrapping presents, help is at hand this year. Mathematician Katie Steckles posted a video on YouTube explaining how to go about the pa...

Man Proposes To Girlfriend By Sending Ring Into Space

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When Shawn Wright decided to pop the question, he was determined that his proposal would be out of this world. So he decided to send the engagement...

The Apprentice Round-Up - Is Alan Sugar Departing From Technology?

Anthony Sherick | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK Tech
Anthony Sherick

Last Sunday it came down to two candidates, Joseph Valente and Vana Koutsomitis who both became favourites halfway through the season as they showed great leadership, business prowess and teamwork. Yet despite their qualities, Alan Sugar was only interested in one thing and that's their business plan.

Anonymous Declares War On Turkey Over Alleged Support For Islamic State

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK Tech

Anonymous has launched a cyberwar with Turkey, accusing it of supporting Islamic State. The 'hacktivist' collective posted a video message warning...