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EVA Park: a Virtual World to Help With Speech Recovery

Lucy Maddox | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Tech
Lucy Maddox

The team at City University London have created an online multi-user virtual world set on an island called EVA Park that lets people with aphasia practise communicating. Each person in the virtual world is represented by an avatar.

We Must Celebrate and Encourage Inovation to Solve Our Global Problems and Inspire a New Generation of Engineers

Naomi Climer | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Tech
Naomi Climer

As the President of the IET, I get to see the innovative work that engineers do on a daily basis and it is exciting to see the creativity and passion so many of my fellow engineers have. The problem is that all this great work often goes unnoticed in the wider world.

A Mysterious 'UFO' Black Ball Has Crash-Landed In A Field

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

Another mysterious black ball has fallen from space and crash-landed in a Spanish village, sending residents and UFO hunters in to a panic. Accordi...

A Disgusting Fleshy Mass In Someone's Back Yard Is Freaking Out Alien Hunters

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

Alien hunters all over the world have got in to a frenzy (again) after a lady claimed she found the remains of pinky, slimy creature in her back yard....

The Statue Of Liberty Just Got A Visit From A Daredevil Jetpack Pilot

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

Let us face the facts - jetpack pilots get all the fun. David Mayman recently got a mind-blowing view of one New York's most iconic features the ...

This Video Of A Teenager Struggling To Use A Landline Will Make You Feel Ancient

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Tech

If you are looking to feel better about your age, don't watch this video of a teenager trying to figure out how to use a landline. The clip begins ...

Brian Cox Has Suggested Aliens Could Be Using This To Power An Entire Civilisation

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Tech

Brian Cox has theorised that "an advanced alien civilisation" could be responsible for the bizarre behaviour of the KIC star that sent the internet i...

Can Facebook Deal With the Rise of the 'Golden Oldies'?

Edward Lowe | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Tech
Edward Lowe

Mark Zuckerberg should be smiling from ear to ear, right? Whilst obviously happy with these results, there is a nagging concern that Facebook is still grappling with. The platform is not attracting the younger generation, who are turning their backs to the platform in favour of alternatives like Twitter and Instagram (albeit the latter is also owned by Facebook).

Instagram Turns Five: How Has it Changed Our Use of Photography and What's Next?

Andrew Saunders | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Tech
Andrew Saunders

Images can be incredibly impactful; they can simply inform us but they also have the ability to evoke emotion in a way that words can't. They can tell stories in an instant, performing the role of a simple visual diary, whilst at their most powerful they can be a vehicle for change...more on that later.

Being Curious About the World Can Lead to Whole Host of Exciting Careers

Liz Bonnin | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Tech
Liz Bonnin

It's curiosity that makes me a scientist. I'm always asking questions and I love to understand living systems right down to the atoms and equations they're based on. Science isn't a subject; it's a means to explain the whole world around you. There is no area of our lives that isn't affected by science.

This Iron Man-Esque Gadget Turns Your Arm Into A Virtual Keyboard

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Tech

A Japanese firm has created a software that allows people to turn their arms into a virtual keyboard. Yes that's right, this Iron Man-esque device...

James Kingston Just Free Climbed Up The Eiffel Tower Like A Daredevil Lunatic

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 08.11.2015 | UK Tech

It was probably inevitable, but daredevil free-climber James Kingston has once again surpassed himself and climbed the Eiffel Tower. There he is ...

Playstation Pervert Caught Pleasuring Himself Over PS4

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 08.11.2015 | UK Tech

A man has been caught on film pleasuring himself in front of a shelf of Playstation 4's in an electronics store. In CCTV footage uploaded to Live L...

The US Navy Launched A Missile Over LA And The Entire Internet Is Freaking Out

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 08.11.2015 | UK Tech

The skies of Los Angeles were lit up with an incredible sight on Saturday night as what appeared to be a UFO/meteor (depending on your conspiracy leve...

The Politicisation of the Poppy: the Misuse of the Poppy by the Far Right

Philip Mayne | Posted 08.11.2015 | UK Politics
Philip Mayne

When groups like Britain First turn the poppy into sharebait to spread their anti-Islamic political message, under the guise of respecting soldiers, they disrespect every Muslim service person that has played a significant role in the Armed Forces.

A Fast Broadband Connection Will Soon Be Your Legal Right

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 07.11.2015 | UK

A fast internet connection is to become a legal right under David Cameron’s newest plans. Every home and business in the UK will have access to a...

Nitya Rajan

'I'm A Man Born With An Extra X Chromosome And This Is The Truth About My Condition' | Nitya Rajan | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Tech

The nurse told him in a rather insincere voice, “oh is that all you can produce?” She was talking about Joe’s volume of ejaculate. “I had ...

The Good Hacker - Taking Everyday Tech and Making it Life-Changing

Kim Lawther | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Tech
Kim Lawther

Technology opens up the world for disabled people. Whether it's switching a light off on your own at the end of the night, choosing what channel to watch or being able to communicate, say yes, no or whatever you want - technology brings independence.

Doctors Saved This Baby Girl From Incurable Leukaemia Using 'Designer' Immune Cells

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Tech

A one-year-old baby girl who was diagnosed with incurable leukaemia has been saved using a form of treatment that has never been administered on human...

The Facts of the Investigatory Powers Bill - And Why They Matter

Sara Ogilvie | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Politics
Sara Ogilvie

Liberty has long campaigned for a fundamental reform of the laws governing surveillance in the UK. We awaited this Bill with bated breath, knowing it represents a once-in-a-generation chance for parliamentarians to lay spying powers and crucial human rights safeguards down in law. Unfortunately, as it stands, the draft Bill isn't just a wasted opportunity - it's an astonishing assault on the internet security of everybody in our country.

NASA Has Found A Few More Clues About Whether Life Could Exist On Mars

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Tech

The latest research from NASA has given us a telling picture of Mars' ability to host life. Four studies, published in the journal Science, describ...

The John Lewis Ad Has A Lot Of Scientific Holes in It But It Got One Thing Right

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Tech

John Lewis has done it again. However, let's take a break from bawling to asses the science in the ad. Ok so it's not yet possible to live on the m...

It's Time to Get Real

Marie Maurer | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Tech
Marie Maurer

Thrust into the high seas of celebrity with barely a paddle, they have no choice but to define themselves by their audience. Their identity is cultivated, curated and reflected back into a black mirror: 'Who is the fairest of them all?'

Inspiring a Generation

Raj Samani | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Tech
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Raj Samani

Who is to blame for this lack of guidance? It would be easy to point the finger at the school system, but this is the same school system that arranged for external speakers to talk to these young adults about their chosen professions.

Social Networks Face a Crisis of Relevance

Anthony Rose | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Tech
Anthony Rose

About a year ago, I began researching an idea for a new business. I had an inkling that our affair with social media was going through a rocky patch, and so I sat down in a Borough Market coffee house with a group of young people and asked them about their own social networking habits.