UK Tech.

This Housesitter 'Rented Someone Else's Flat On Airbnb' Without Telling Them

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK Tech

A couple from San Francisco who trusted their apartment to a housesitter received a rather unpleasant surprise after a friend emailed them to say the ...

Aliens Might Be Talking To Us But We Could Be Too Stupid To Understand Them

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK Tech

An expert on extraterrestrial life has said that humans are not advanced enough to read messages from aliens, if indeed they are sending them. Dr N...

Online Calculator Reveals How Many Calories You Burn During Sex

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We all know that sex is a great form of exercise. But do you know how many calories you actually burn off when getting down to it? HuffPost UK Life...

Someone Built A Mind-Blowing Scale Model Of The Solar System In The Desert

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK Tech

Every single model of the solar system that you've seen has been completely inaccurate, and this video proves it. Filmmakers Alex Gorosh and Wylie...

Harry Potter Fans Rejoice! Scientists Have Created A Super Thin Invisibility Cloak

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK Tech

Even if you aren't a fan of the wizarding world of Harry Potter, you probably still think his power to become invisible using a simple garment is pret...

A Scientist Who Let A Bee Sting His Penis Has Won A Rather Wonderful Prize

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK Tech

Every year the good, bad and downright stupid inventions in science are celebrated by the Ig Nobel Prize Awards. And last night, researchers who ti...

This Instagram Filter Will Get You The Most Likes

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK Style

Choosing an Instagram filter is a serious business. Not only do they have the seemingly magical ability to sharpen features, brighten tired eyes an...

This Breathtaking Image Reveals A More 'Earth-like' Pluto Than We'd Ever Imagined

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Tech

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has once again left us catching our breath. The latest images taken by a wide-angle Ralph/Multispectral Visual Imagi...

Are You Keeping Your Workforce 'Appy?

Patrick Watt | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Tech
Patrick Watt

It's estimated that there are now over 1.5 million mobile phone and tablet apps available to download. Whether you want to access your bank records, book a table for dinner, or even catapult 'angry birds', there will be an app that will meet your needs!

Girls: Six Reasons the Coding World Needs You

Sinead Bunting | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Tech
Sinead Bunting

The tech world needs more women, which is why we've recently launched our Girls In Coding campaign. And here are the top six reasons you should learn to code.

How FinTech is Disrupting Foreign Exchange for the Better

Richard James Berry | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Tech
Richard James Berry

It seems that every time I flick through the business section of the Evening Standard on the way home, the City Spy column is regaling the readership with tales of dodgy currency brokers laundering money, rigging currency markets and ripping off clients.

Charity Begins at Home...

Steph Weller | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK
Steph Weller

If 'charity begins at home' means that you should take care of family, close friends and neighbours, then yes, shouldn't we all be doing that anyway? ...

You Can Finally Block Any Mention Of The Kardashians From Your Web Browser

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Comedy

Are you sick of the Kardashians and the Jenners clogging up your favourite websites, with their faces constantly looking at you from links to articles...

Grandchildren and the Digital Divide - Does It Exist? I don't think so!

Diana Moran | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Parents
Diana Moran

The talking part of the relationship is, of course, the most important. Along with making sure there are cakes available at every visit, a decent amount of pocket money and the occasional 'naughty' treat - surely, that's what we're here for as grandparents isn't it?

In The Future, Software Not Therapists Could Diagnose Depression

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Tech

A team of scientists have developed a virtual person, named Ellie, to help medics diagnose depression. The avatar will be able to ask questions an...

Heck Yes Online Dating Sucks But Here's What You Can Do About It

Saskia Nelson | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Saskia Nelson

I'm a huge advocate of online dating. I mean I met my boyfriend of six years on Guardian Soulmates and I've since forged a unique business helping people find love online. In fact, I truly believe everyone can find love online. But... let's not pretend here, online dating sucks.

Virtually Travel the World Without Leaving Your Hotel Room

Chris Osburn | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Tech
Chris Osburn

The future of international travel? It might be staying put or so it seemed after I settled in and got kitted out for personal demo experience of VRoom Service at The Marriott Hotel Park Lane a few days back.

31 Questions to Give Your Brain a Workout

Johnny Rich | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Tech
Johnny Rich

The result was the following. A list of what I called 'ponderables' - 31 questions that will get you thinking about some of life's unknowables. That's one a day for you for the next month. Use them to give your brain a stretch on the way to work or to shoot the breeze with colleagues.

So, This Is What It Looks Like To Be Eaten By A Crocodile

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Tech

Photographer Trevor Frost, has captured stunning (and terrifying) footage of what the inside of a saltwater crocodile's mouth looks like using a serie...

An Entire Army Of Drones Can Now Be Controlled By Just One Person

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Tech

Researchers in California believe they have broken a new record after one person managed to control an army of swarming drones all at the same time. ...

People Could Use Drones To Smuggle Guns And Drugs Into Prisons

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK

The use of drones with the potential to drop drugs and firearms into prisons, is an “emerging threat”, an intelligence expert has warned. Accor...

There's A Browser Add-On That Replaces 'Donald Trump' With 'Some Rich A**hole'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Comedy

Are you getting tired of seeing Donald Trump's name plastered all over your Facebook, Twitter and everywhere else? Finally, there's an app for that...

The Tech World's Response To #Istandwithahmed Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Tech

A 14-year-old boy from Texas has received a strong show of support from tech royalty after police arrested him for bringing a homemade clock into scho...

Someone Added The New Snapchat Updates To The Republican Presidential Debates And It's Wonderful

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Comedy

Unless you were under a rock yesterday, you probably saw the new Snapchat updates which use face tracking to add some cool new effects, such as vomiti...

The UK Says It Is a Global Humanitarian Leader, So Why Won't It Condemn Banned Weapons?

Thomas Nash | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK
Thomas Nash

The UK's attempt to justify its refusal to condemn cluster munition use on the basis of article 21 was not founded in legal analysis, but in political desperation. Although the UK argued that the language of the Dubrovnik outcome documents should be changed, states parties to the ban treaty rightly rejected the UK's objection and collectively issued an emphatic condemnation of use.