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Watch As A Drone Plays Chicken With An Erupting Volcano

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Tech

During the recent UK floods we got a little taste of the potential for using drones to report news and document events and it looked pretty incredible...

Internet inventor Calls For Bill Of Rights To Protect Net Neutrality

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Tech

The World Wide Web must remain accessible to everyone, according to Tim Berners-Lee, the man who invented the Internet 25 years ago this week. "Th...

Top 10 Weirdest Things Sold at Auction

Phil Bird | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK Comedy
Phil Bird

Bikes, blasters and brains don't sound like they have a lot in common, but they all feature on this list of the last year's strangest auction lots. ...

Women 'Bounce Back' in Angel Investing

Zoe Cunningham | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK Tech
Zoe Cunningham

As a novice investor, I am really honoured to be part of this group, which includes women from very senior roles including operational, marketing, tech and corporate finance roles as well as successful entrepreneurs - who better to trust with your money?

Home Networking in 2014: Is Your Network Future Proof?

Rob Wells | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

With an increasing number of WiFi hungry gadgets in our homes, and more and more people avoiding the daily commute in favour of working from their sofa, our home networks are under more pressure than ever before to meet the needs of both our work and play.

Incredibly Long Train Set Tackles 'The Spiral'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Tech

This shouldn't be interesting but it is. For reasons it's hard to fathom it's actually slightly hypnotic, calming almost. Behold as a 241 car an...

Table Tennis Match Between Robotic Arm And Tim Boll Bodes Well For Humanity. For Now.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Tech

Rest easy humanity, the machines aren't taking over - yet. A highly anticipated match between top table tennis player, Timo Boll, and a KUKA roboti...

This Reverse Photoshop Proves You Can't Believe Anything

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Tech

There's a lot of hoo-ha around the ethics of photoshopping, particularly in the world of fashion and beauty. Does it encourage unrealistic expectat...

How Not To Prep For A Bank Robbery

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Tech

Meet Jules Bahler, aka 'King Romeo'. As you'd expect from someone with such a ridiculous nickname he isn't the sharpest tool in the already blunt t...

How Can Parents Get 'Screen Time' Right for Their Children?

Pete Low | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK Tech
Pete Low

"Screen time" is a term bandied around our house on a daily basis. "Is it screen time day daddy?" "Can we have screen time if we behave?" There's a lot of concern about the impact that screen time, and gaming in particular, is having on children today.

9 Apps Which Students Shouldn't Leave The House Without

StudentBeans | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Got your keys? Check. Got your travel card? Check? Wallet? Phone? Our friends at Student Beans have come up with a list of 9 essential apps that you s...

Breaking Through the Gender Barrier

Chris Jones | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK
Chris Jones

This situation is hardly shocking though as our research found that only 4% of women are encouraged to pursue engineering, versus 18% of men.

A Woman on the Inside

Katy Campbell | Posted 08.05.2014 | UK Tech
Katy Campbell

On International Women's Day, ladies everywhere celebrate breaking the glass ceiling in industries of all kinds. And while the global tech industry has copped its fair share of criticism as being male-dominated, in the heart of Berlin's booming start-up scene things are starting to change.

This Lego Keyboard Is Way Cooler Than Your Keyboard

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Tech

The humble keyboard, not exactly the most inspiring of everyday objects - until now. This beautiful specimen has been Legofied and looks utterly fa...

These Floppy Disk Drives Can Play 'Pink Panther'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Tech

All hail Gigawipf. Not content with mesmerising you all with their floppy-disk drive orchestra playing an incredible version of 'Tainted Love', the...

Magic Tricks On An iPod. Better Than It Sounds...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Tech

Sure they can carry thousands of tunes, your favourite TV shows a host of other apps but link three iPods together with some fancy multi-screen techno...

Are Cash-Strapped Brits Selling Organs On Facebook?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Tech

An investigation by the Sunday Post has found poverty stricken Brits willing to sell their organs on Facebook. A reporter posing as the brother of ...

WATCH: This Yosemite Time-Lapse Will Blow Your Mind

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Tech

Yosemite National Park is already a truly stunning part of the world, full of granite domes, mountains and ancient Giant Sequoia trees. Somehow two...

History Of The World Wide Web

PA | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Tech

It seems such a modern invention but the World Wide Web can trace its foundation back to before the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold Wa...

The World Wide Web Is 25 This Week

PA | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Tech

The 25th anniversary of the world wide web will be celebrated around the globe this week. The milestone will be marked on Wednesday, a quarter of a...

Drone + 80,000 Taser = Robocop Future

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Tech

A drone affectionately called 'CUPID' has been equipped with an 80,000 volt taser and has successfully killed taken out a human, helpfully mapping out...

Making Essential Technology Desirable

Juan Lobato | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Tech
Juan Lobato

What makes us as consumers choose one brand over another? Is it the price? Is it the software? Or does it simply come down to our own preference? It is fair to say that we have, in today's society, become inundated with choices. The question is therefore; when it comes to technology, and more specifically 'essential technology', what makes a consumer choose one product over another?

Footballers - Time to Step Away From Twitter

Chris Deeley | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK Sport
Chris Deeley

More than three years have passed since Ryan Babel became the first player charged by the FA over comments made on Twitter and players are still falling foul of the regulations in new and inventive ways.

How Empty Is Space? This Empty...

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Tech

Space is really big. And really empty. To prove it Josh Worth has created possibly the widest web page ever created to demonstrate the vast des...

Neknominate: Getting Behind a Viral Craze

Adam Burgess | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK Tech
Adam Burgess

Researchers at the University of Kent and Royal Holloway are in the process of studying the motivations, responses and concerns of those who have been NekNominated. We're interested in the role that peer pressure is playing in how people respond to these social media-based nominations...