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A Visit to Number 10

Dr. Donna Connor | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK
Dr. Donna Connor

One of the main areas that I think continually needs focus is how best to attract more young women into the nuclear industry. There remains a fundamental problem with apprentices, particularly in engineering, that it's all greasy overalls and spanners.

Get ExpeRimental this British Science Week

Olympia Brown | Posted 16.05.2015 | UK Tech
Olympia Brown

Medical advances that improve our chances of survival, discoveries that help us to understand our place in the universe and technological advances that mean we can all hold a cutting-edge computer in our hands are all underpinned by scientific research.

Twitter Trolls Gonna Troll, Troll, Troll

Sarah Moyes | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Tech
Sarah Moyes

I lost count of the number I got from people who were calling me everything from a slut to someone who should die because she was so ugly. Just like Lena, I found it really hard to push these sort of comments aside, even though I didn't know the people who were saying it.

How Mobile Games Became Evil (and Crap)

Thorsten Rauser | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Tech
Thorsten Rauser

When Apple recently announced that apps generated approximately $14billion in revenue in 2014 ($10billion of which was paid out to developers), they did not mention that the biggest single chunk of that money came from exploiting players with obvious gambling problems.

Hung Up On You - How We Became Hooked On Mobiles As They've Changed Over The Years

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK

While many of us would struggle to remember a time when we didn't have mobile phones at our fingertips at any given moment, it's only in the last few ...

60% Of Young People Want To Vote Online

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Nearly two thirds of young people want to be able to vote online in the general election, while a similar amount feels the current system is failing, ...

A Massive Solar Eclipse Will Hit Germany on 20 March - This Data Shows Why Utilities Worldwide Should Pay Attention

Ben Harack | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Tech
Ben Harack

The world's most sun-powered nation is about to encounter an unusual complication: the moon. When a solar eclipse sweeps across Europe on the morning...

Digital Transformation: The Move to Digital Business

Matthew Finnie | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Tech
Matthew Finnie

For many the assertion that your business can become 100% digital isn't practical but the simplicity and efficiency of digitisation is an ambition that can be leveraged in every business, whether it is shifting bulk aggregates, or tailoring bespoke suits for a global market.

Why I Won't Be Getting an Apple Watch

Georgie Barrat | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Tech
Georgie Barrat

Don't get me wrong the Apple Watch launch hasn't passed me by. I've keenly followed the rumours, buildup and release of Apple's shiny new toy and there are many features that I ohh and ahh over.

Apple Watch Must Be Banned for Drivers

Paul Singh | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Tech
Paul Singh

Smart watches have been around for a couple of years but now that Apple are involved wearable tech is about to go mainstream. But this presents a major problem - it is currently perfectly legal to drive a car whilst using a smart watch, and yet they are more dangerous to use when driving than a handheld phone.

Smartphones: Dumbing-Down the Football Fan

Aiden Cusick | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Sport
Aiden Cusick

Smartphones are taking over our lives - don't let them take football too. Whether you're a horny teenager Snapchatting pics of your barely-pubescent bits, or a 40-something mother playing Candy Crush underneath the dinner table, the way we use these technological wonderments is growing ever more inappropriate.

This Private Plane Just Drew A Penis With Its Flight Path

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Tech

If you're an aviation geek, you know about FlightRadar. It's an excellent website that allows you to track the flight path and status of aircraft acro...

Heartwarming Moment Boy Gets 'Iron Man' Bionic Arm From Tony Stark Himself

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Tech

A 7-year-old boy born with a partially developed limb has received a custom-built 'Iron Man' style bionic arm - straight from Tony Stark himself. T...

Review: What's The Audi Etron Like To Drive In Real Life?

James Baggott | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

From pie-in-the-sky fantasy to a road-going reality, electric and hybrid cars are now firmly on the agenda, with a growing number of manufacturers off...

The Most Exciting Gadget Of 2015 Is The Car

James Baggott | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

Conventional automotive technology has reached something of a zenith. For years manufacturers have been honing and refining petrol and diesel engines ...

Why Hybrid Cars Matter In 2015

James Baggott | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

Hybrid vehicles have been around for years, though they have yet to be fully embraced by the car buying public, particularly in the UK, where diesel e...

The Push/Pull of Technology and Its Ability to Bring and Restrict Information Has Never Been So Clear

Rachael Jolley | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK
Rachael Jolley

If people are afraid to upload information, share knowledge and tell others what is really happening because they worry that as they do so their presence and their words are being tracked, then we will know less in future. We know less because fear will hold people back.

Finally! Science May Soon Be Able To Erase Bad Memories From Your Brain

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

We've all had the desire to erase bad memories - the ones that keep coming back and we can't seem to get rid of them. Soon that may actually become...

How To Cook Bacon With An Assault Rifle, Because America

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

Dustin Ellermann, a competitive shooter, has found an interesting way to cook breakfast - by firing off a few hundred rounds per minute. All you ne...

Photographer Captures Incredible Drone Footage Of The World's Largest Cave

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

A photographer has released stunning drone footage of the world's largest cave, located in Vietnam. Ryan Deboodt shot the video in Hang Son Doong c...

Early Childhood and an Introduction to Maths

Daniel Lightwing | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Daniel Lightwing

I often think about where a talent in mathematics comes from? Is it a side effect of having Aspergers? If I can't understand the society around me, Maths might seem like the easiest subject to relate to. A pure subject, untainted by human bias.

iTunes Is Down And Everyone Is Freaking Out About It

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Tech

Apple has confirmed that iTunes and the App Store are currently down for everyone worldwide. Problems began at around 9am in the UK, and still cont...

Why The Apple Watch Costs So Much (Possibly)

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Comedy

At it's most expensive, Apple's latest iPhone accessory costs £13,500. Why on earth would it cost that much? The folks at College Humour have rele...

Our Smart Communication Tools Are Degrading Our Ability to Interact Socially

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Tech
Adnan Al-Daini

On numerous occasions, I have seen mothers so absorbed in their task of interacting with their smartphones that they totally ignore the child's plea to talk and interest them in what s/he is observing and thinking.

Grab Yourself a Piece of the Growing Tech Economy

Karen Price | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Tech
Karen Price

It's genuinely exciting to see that there are now entry routes for people from the widest possible range of educational backgrounds, all of them getting the chance to climb a career ladder that can take them right to the top.