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The Most Popular Vines Suggest People Like Seeing Small Children Get Hurt

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 23.01.2016 | UK Tech

Vine is three-years-old this Sunday and to celebrate the social media toddler's birthday they've kindly unveiled the most popular clips from the last ...

A Rare Virus Could Be Causing 1000s Of Babies To Have 'Shrunken Heads'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Tech

The sudden outbreak of a rare mosquito-born virus known as Zika, has sparked a warning from El Salvador health officials telling woman to avoid gettin...

Watch 135 Years Of Global Warming In 30 Seconds

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Tech

Nasa has revealed a 30-second animation showing 135 years of the world's global warming, after revealing its long awaited global warming report for 20...

If You Have One Of These Jobs A Robot May Have Replaced You By 2020

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Tech

The human race should be braced for robots taking 5.1 million of our jobs, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has warned. In a report titled 'The Futu...

In Space You Can Play Table Tennis With A Ball Made Entirely Of Water

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Tech

Scott Kelly has done the seemingly impossible (for earthlings) and turned water into a Table Tennis-sized sphere. The astronaut, who was celebratin...

Don't Let the Mavericks Destroy the Cab Industry

Artemis Mercer | Posted 21.01.2017 | UK Tech
Artemis Mercer

I just couldn't sit by and watch the slow and painful death of the iconic black cab industry; I had to take action. After all, this is an industry that not only supports me and my family but also the families of 25,000 black cabbies in London, and related businesses such as garages and vehicle manufacturers.

Alien Fans Are Losing It Over A 'UFO' Being Chased By Military-Style Jets

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Tech

A video showing a reported UFO being chased by an aircraft is dividing alien fans on the internet. Images of the intriguing event were posted on t...

Feeling Inspired By Tim Peake? You Could Book a Package Holiday to Space in the Next Few Years...

Jodie Tyley | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Tech
Jodie Tyley

You might be surprised to learn that the age of space tourism has actually been underway for many decades and taking affordable trips to the stars, or at least low-earth orbit, might be closer than you'd think...

The Government Wants To Give You Police-Style Powers To Fight Cyber Crime

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Tech

Volunteers are set to receive "police-style" powers in a bid to boost the fight against cyber crime, the Government has announced. Under the new m...

Tim Peake's Video Shows Us Just How Insanely Beautiful Sunrise Is From Space

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Tech

For all the hardships that come with a six-month mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS), it certainly does have it's perks. Take sunr...

Forget Missiles, Facebook Wants You To Fight Islamic State With 'Likes'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg has recruited an unusual weapon in the online war against ISIS - "likes." Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos...

The Investigatory Powers Bill - Bad for People and Businesses

Mike Weston | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Tech
Mike Weston

Placing a legal obligation on companies to snoop on their own customers is a recipe for disaster. Not only will it undermine trust, it also gives unscrupulous tech companies ample opportunity to exploit the data they collect for their own purposes under the guise of legal authority.

This Is What Happens When You Fart In Space

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK Tech

British astronaut Tim Peake's latest video has answered one very important question we have about missions - how do you go to the loo in space? The...

The Next iPhone Could Boast Internet 100 Times faster Than Wi-Fi

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK Tech

In the wake of the iPhone 7 headphone jack rumours, a developer has spotted another potential feature that could be a game-changer for mobile phones ...

Lithium Wars

Stephen Fear | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Tech
Stephen Fear

Lithium, a very soft silver white metal belonging to the alkali group of metals which carries the atomic number 3 is about to become one of the most sought after substances on earth, if it hasn't already!

Anti-ISIS Hackers Say 'Twitter Is Too Slow' In Dealing With Militants

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Tech

Twitter is too slow in dealing with the so-called Islamic State (Isis), an Anonymous-linked hacking collective has told the Huffington Post. Writin...

Y-3 and Virgin Galactic Unveil Astro Fashion Collab for First Commercial 'Spaceline'

Sarah McGiven | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Tech
Sarah McGiven

Designers from Craig Green to Fendi are busy sending sleepwear-inspired collections for next winter down the runways of London and Milan - 'to sleep perchance to dream' - and while they do so there are a bunch of people getting ready to actually live their dreams - and they're going to be looking pretty nifty as they do it.

If Your Password Is On This List You're Probably Going To Get Hacked

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK Tech

The most popular (and worst) passwords of 2015 have been unveiled and it looks like we don't know how to use them yet. Every year, SplashData publ...

The Nano Science Advance That's Improving The Lives Of Arthritis Sufferers

The Huffington Post Uk | Shihab S Joi | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK Tech

Talk about a New Year’s Revolution. Instead of injections, steroids or anti-inflammatory drugs, you simply rub on an ointment, and the pain in your ...

Four Lessons from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Lorella Di Vuono | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Tech
Lorella Di Vuono

While we have to await to measure the real impact of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative on the future generations, I think that we can learn 4 useful lessons from an open letter that look like a manifesto. Four starting points for a reflection that could bring to us more luck than a chain letter in the new year.

A Woman Is Facing Jail Simply For Tagging Someone On Facebook

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Tech

A New Yorker is facing jail time after tagging her former sister-in-law in a Facebook post, calling her stupid. Maria Gonzalez's tag violated a pro...

Stephen Hawking Explains The One Thing That Will Save Us From Extinction

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Tech

Professor Stephen Hawking has outlined why humanity could be at risk from the all the progress we have been making in science and technology. In an...

The Best 'Wrong' Decision I Ever Made...

Chris Ward | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Tech
Chris Ward

So, FriendsReunited is to close down. Years before I ran charity campaigns, coffee awards, ten marathons, wrote some books and have now got to cycle for GB, I used to work in an office - running my own marketing company.

'A is for Apple' - Is Technology a Boon or a Bane?

Sunetra Chakravarti | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Tech
Sunetra Chakravarti

From the moment you meet someone, to whether you end up walking into the sunset hand-in-hand or with your mates at a pub drowning your sorrows - the life cycle of all our relationships are played out using technology.

Friends Reunited Is Shutting Down And People Are Surprised For All The Wrong Reasons

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Tech

The social network, Friends Reunited, is set to close after 15 years of being online. Steve Pankhurst, one of the site's early founders, said in an...