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Why Lab-Grown Burgers, 3D-Printed Pizzas and Insect Crisps May Be the Future of Food

Jodie Tyley | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Tech
Jodie Tyley

These unconventional dishes may seem completely bizarre and perhaps stomach-churning to us now, but in the future they could help to solve a global food crisis. Over the next 35 years, the world's population is expected to exceed nine billion, meaning there will be an extra two billion hungry mouths to feed.

Devise The 'Perfect' Wedding Proposal With This Online Tool

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There's not a day goes by when we aren't bombarded with a video of some epic wedding proposal making us feel terrible about ourselves. (Yes, we get it...

Lucy Sherriff

Meet The Teen Who's Just Invented Your Next Smartphone Purchase | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Toby Liew is a 16-year-old from Gillingham, Kent, currently studying towards his A-levels. He's also the brains behind Magniband, a smartphone lens ma...

There's A Game That Tells You How Old You Are And You're Not Going To Like It

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Tech

It's a well known fact that reaction times increase with age and if you didn't know, this harsh but honest game will tell you. According to experts...

Virtual Behaviour: Where Do the Boundaries Lie?

Christian Berg | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Tech
Christian Berg

The nature of the Internet means that people behave as they please, and not necessarily how they would do in real life. Individuals link being anonymous to being undetectable and therefore they feel as if they are not accountable for their actions online. This is where we start to see the destructive side effects of anonymity come into play.

'Call of Duty: Black Ops III' - Worth the Wait?

Cohan Chew | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Tech
Cohan Chew

. Since Black Ops II, COD: Ghosts and COD: Advanced Warfare have kept us on ice and now, three years after Black Ops II, Black Ops III is finally sitting in our consoles. However, was it really worth the wait? Have Treyarch leveled up or dropped a rank?

People Are Literally Hacking Their Own Hands To Turn Themselves Into Cyborgs

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Tech

A group of 'biohackers' are performing small surgical procedures on themselves in an effort to make their hands look, well, a little extraordinary. ...

We've Found A Nearby 'Earth-Like World' That Could Help Us Spot Alien Life

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Tech

Astronomers who have found a rocky planet orbiting a nearby star say the discovery could be an important step forward in the search for extraterrestri...

Apple Store Accused Of 'Racial Profiling' After Kicking Out Black Teens

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Tech

An Apple store in Melbourne has been accused of racial profiling after a staff member asked a group of black teenagers to leave the premises because e...

Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance Is an Area BRIC Countries Can Lead the World - They Must Take This Opportunity

Jim O'Neill | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK
Jim O'Neill

The BRICs should set their local industries the challenge of coming up with the drugs and diagnostics that their citizens need. While the original vision for the BRIC countries in 2001 is on its way to becoming a reality, there is still so much potential to tap. The issue of AMR is one area amongst many, where these nations can lead the world. We hope they take this opportunity.

Freedom, Liberty and Justice

Steven Woolfe | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Politics
Steven Woolfe

I entered politics because I wanted to fight and campaign against the ongoing suppression of our nation's freedoms from the European Union, yet here we see the vital freedom of privacy from the state is being undermined and disregarded by our own UK government.

How Facebook Helps Find Missing People

Jo Youle | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Tech
Jo Youle

The immense reach, geo-location possibilities, culture of sharing and commitment to safety and innovation at Facebook has been an absolute game-changer for this vital and potentially life-saving system.

Watching This Gun Shoot Things In Ultra Slow Motion Is Utterly Mesmerising

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Tech

Watching a gun shoot various objects doesn't necessarily feel like a calming thing to do. However, when you see it all unravel in slow motion a...

NASA Has Spotted An Explosion So Big It Could Spawn A New Universe

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Tech

NASA has released a new image depicting the most "powerful eruption" to have occurred since the Big Bang. The explosion, which took place ten year...

A Data Revolution - Thwarted?

Dan Corry | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Tech
Dan Corry

You might think that, with money tight, Whitehall would be interested in anything that helps the government do more with the resources they already have. That Ministers would jump at initiatives which will let them spend their money a bit better, on things that are tested and proven to work.

Papaver Rhoeas - Lost Lives and Fading Memories

Paddy Hartley | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Tech
Paddy Hartley

While lambs' hearts, horsehair and blown glass artillery shells may seem an unlikely combination with which to spark debate around the cultural phenomena of remembrance, these are the materials I've used for my delicate Papaver rhoeas poppy sculptures, currently on show in London.

This Endangered Borneo Orangutan And Its Baby Were Rescued From A Gruesome Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Tech

An endangered Borneo orangutan and its baby, who were subjected to violent attacks from local villagers in Indonesia's West Kalimantan province, have ...

Sony Is Killing The Betamax Tape And Introducing A Far More EPIC Successor

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Tech

We have come to the end of an era. Sony has announced that it will stop selling Betamax tapes in March 2016. While it has probably been a while sin...

These 'UFO' Clouds Make Cape Town Feel Like The Target Of An Alien Invasion

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Tech

Mother nature was showing off again, this time causing the residents of Cape Town South Africa to wonder if UFOs were taking over the city. The ski...

Do We Really Need to Feel Bad for Looking at Our Phones?

Katie Kirby | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Parents
Katie Kirby

Ignoring your kids is not technology specific. In fact sometimes I wonder if all the bad rap it gets means that parents actually engage with their kids far more than was common in previous generations. I'm pretty sure I used to get ignored frequently as a child, as did we all, because banging on about the ways parents were letting their children down just wasn't really 'a thing'.

This Tech Harvests Energy From Thin Air And Could Help Us Tackle Climate Change

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Tech

Harvesting energy from a WiFi signal sounds like something out of a science fiction movie. However, this is exactly the kind of physics powering fo...

Forget Fallout 4, These Games Actually Live Up To The Hype

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Tech

War. War never changes. Or does it? With the release of Fallout 4 easily the most anticipated of the year, it's perhaps surprising that it's left c...

This Genius Kid Won £100k For Breaking Down Einstein's Theory Of Relativity

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Tech

An 18-year-old boy has won $250,000 (£165,442) for his brilliant explanation of Einstein's Theory Of Relativity. We use the word brilliant becaus...

This STUNNING Image Explains Why Everyone Thought A UFO Flew Over LA

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Tech

A new image capturing a spectacular blue light flying over San Francisco has emerged, showing off how the right picture can paint a thousand words. ...

Using Data to Keep the Well From Going Dry - How Data Analysis Can Combat Some of the World's Biggest Issues

Sean Farrington | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Tech
Sean Farrington

It is obvious, we clearly can't go on without resolving this issue; even if it doesn't affect us today, it soon will. Here's where data analysis can play a really important role - and help in the way it helps us in our working and personal lives - to give insights into what exactly is happening so that we can improve the situation.