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Scientist Are Building A Death Star Laser. Sort Of.

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists are developing a laser 100,000 times more powerful than all of the world's power stations combined. ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND TIMES... For...

LOOK:Incredible Photo Of Impact Crater On Mars

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Tech

Check this out... The crater is at 3.7 degrees north latitude, 53.4 degrees east longitude on Mars That is a photo of a fresh impact crater on...

This Is Jackson, Your New Favourite YouTube Star

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Tech

Last month a kid called Jackson had a dream. All he wanted was one solitary 'like' on the debut video, 'The Start', on his new YouTube channel, 'Si...

Are Selfies a Sign of Low Self Esteem - The Greater the 'Pose' the Greater the Desire For Others' Attention

BritChick Paris | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Tech
BritChick Paris

‎It is not the self-portrait that's the problem it's the intention behind it. When we are little we make funny faces in front of the camera and are uninhibited in every way. Hormones hit and we feel the crushing weight of spots, braces, bad hair and glasses, not to mention all the stuff that's going on inside. It is not surprising that they have to fake it to feel pretty enough.


Geoff Lloyd | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Geoff Lloyd

Outsized reaction to celebrity death is not a new thing, it even has its own entry on Wikipedia: Mourning sickness. Its zenith in this country was the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, a period in our history during which we behaved so peculiarly that we still can't look each other in the eye whilst talking about it. A madness took us, like a Bacchanalian orgy, only with less orifice-filling and more commemorative crockery.

Bitcoin Needs to Change Before It Can Go Mainstream

Michael R Jackson | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Tech
Michael R Jackson

With media reports on Bitcoin's soaring price, the millionaires it has made and the growing number of businesses accepting it as a form of payment, many people are now asking whether it may become the digital currency of the future.

Three Benefits of Bitcoin You Didn't Know About

Will Bancroft | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Tech
Will Bancroft

The buzz around Bitcoin continues. You cannot read a newspaper or blog without news, developments and investments in this most famous of crypto-currencies being mentioned and dissected.

3 Must-have Apps For a Super Body, Mind and Soul in 2014

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Tech
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

Keep your mind strong, engaged and positive with this enjoyable and free podcast. It will give you the motivation to stick to all those great New Year's resolutions!

Why It's Vital to Inspire Girls to Get Involved in STEM subjects

Jacquelyn Guderley | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Tech
Jacquelyn Guderley

Our core principles are unchanged; to maintain authenticity in all we do, and to give girls access to the skills, opportunities, inspiring women and role models needed to make them believe that girls can do Science, Technology, Maths & Engineering too, then act on that belief.

The Social Media Paradox

Michael Healey | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Tech
Michael Healey

In the early 2000s something called 'social media' appeared, a new type of social lubricant for the 21st century that transformed the way society used its free time. For the first time in history people started watching less TV than their elders, turning away from passive consumption and towards active participation

Is This The New HTC One?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Tech

*drumroll* This ladies, gentlemen and most of all tech fans, could be the new HTC One (M8). HTC M8 #HTC #M8 #HTC_M8 #HTCM8 #Leaked pic.twitter....

This Ring Turns Your Hand Into A Keypad

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Tech

This rather nifty little ring is promising to revolutionise the way in which you control all of your devices. The Fin is a wearable bluetooth devic...

Goat Simulator. Funniest Game Ever?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Tech

It's finally happened. After decades of advances in gaming, processing power and sheer human imagination, some utter hero has developed a goat simu...

This Syringe Can Stop A Gunshot Wound Bleeding In 15 Seconds

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Tech

A gunshot wound is more often than not accompanied by copious amounts of blood and for a soldier on the battlefield, bleeding out is the leading cause...

This Is How A Donor Lung Is Kept Alive

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Tech

This is the OCS or Organ Care System - or as it's more affectionately called the "lung in a box". The OCS is how donor lungs are kept alive and fre...

Rise of the Commuter Snoopers

Christian Toon | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Tech
Christian Toon

Imagine the situation: you're on the train to a meeting, going over some papers and you need to leave the carriage to go grab a coffee from the buffet car. What do you do with your briefcase? You'll only be gone two minutes and your laptop is safely stowed in the office, so what's the harm in leaving it on your seat?

Are You 'Cyberstreetwise'?

David Emm | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Tech
David Emm

It is important to alert people to the dangers online using all available media platforms, in the hope that they apply the same level of common sense to their online activity that they do in the real world.

New Individuals, New Context: The Citizen and the Sharing Society

Jon Alexander | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Tech
Jon Alexander

This is a huge era of opportunity. It is now possible for us to work together on a scale never known before to design and create a truly inclusive world. Our shared hope in this working on this piece together is that if we can see this picture, we can seize it.

Out With the Old, In With the Innovative

Colin Hunter | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK
Colin Hunter

Innovation is a term that is used a lot these days, but it is far more than just a buzzword. There is a more to it than simply designing something new - that's creativity. And there is more to it than producing something that sells - that's profitability.

Facebook's 10th Birthday: Will You Be Celebrating?

Jessica Brown | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Tech
Jessica Brown

I gave Facebook my golden years, but what has Facebook ever given me? It has facilitated a lazy approach to keeping in contact with people. Who wants a thoughtfully-written postcard when they can just pop open a message? It has normalised nosiness. It has led my being constantly reminded of those I don't keep in contact with anymore but can't quite bring myself to 'unfriend'.

Netflix's Long Tail is Forcing the Entertainment Industry to Evolve

Christopher Goodfellow | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Christopher Goodfellow

Netflix is threatening the giants of the entertainment industry. The company started by targeting cable channels, leveraging a huge catalogue of content to build a subscriber base and challenge these businesses' distribution models. Now it's set its sights on cinemas.

You Can Play Nintendo Wii In N Korea (If You're In Therapy)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Tech

We already knew you had a chance of playing basketball with Dennis Rodman if you lived in North Korea but now it transpires you can also blast a Ninte...

Are Microsoft About To Release A Cheaper Xbox One?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Tech

Update: Microsoft has now denied the reports: @TheAnchormanV No, you cannot believe everything you read on the internet..— Aaron Greenberg (@aaro...

WATCH: 3D-Printed 'Blossom' Flowers

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Tech

As long as you can put the scenes from the 'Alien' films which feature the creature's weird eggs in the back of your mind, these 3D-printed 'Blossom' ...

Cyborg Cockroaches Are Now A Thing

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Tech

As if cockroaches weren't gross and unsettling enough already some Japanese scientists have inexplicably created an army of self-powered cyborg versio...