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How To Throw The Greatest Pokemon Go Birthday Party (For Your Child)

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK Parents

Pokemon Go has become a cultural phenomenon and no doubt your children are as addicted as the rest of the world. Encouraging people to get out of the ...

What does Digital R&D Mean in the Arts? What's The Value in the Arts Economy?

Leila Johnston | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK Tech
Leila Johnston

But there's another economy which does reward work which is exploratory in and of itself. "R&D in the arts" seems to be quite a new thing, inspired by the digital model, but not motivated by financial revenue. I worry about the arts taking on the mantle, because R&D and innovation are terms with such an overwhelming direction built in to them

A Handy Guide To The #FreeMilo 'Free Speech' And Trolling Debate

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK

The permanent suspension of controversial rightwing pundit Milo Yiannopoulos from Twitter has sparked a lively social media debate over trolling and f...

This "Living Hip" Could Make Metal Hip Replacements A Thing Of The Past

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK Tech

This could be the end of metal hip replacements as scientists have designed a new “living hip” from stem cells. The team of scientists in the USA ...

Conservative Pundit Milo Banned From Twitter After Amid Racist Trolling Of Leslie Jones

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 20.07.2016 | UK

Controversial conservative pundit Milo Yiannopoulos has been permanently suspended from Twitter following the racist trolling of actress, Leslie Jones...

Couple's Wedding Venue Turns Out To Be A Pokemon Go Gym

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When Elizabeth Corps and Joe Whiddett were looking at venues for their wedding reception, a Surrey hotel with beautiful grounds seemed like the perfec...

How Clever Are You Really? Scientists Can Now Accurately Measure Human Intelligence

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK Tech

How clever do you think you are? Normally we would try and define such a benchmark using something like the IQ test. However a new MRI scanning techni...

When All Your Friends Are Addicted To Pokemon Go

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Tech

It’s official, Pokemon Go has stolen all of your friends and you worry you might never go back to your pre-Pikachu levels of friendship. You tried d...

How I Became an International Vlogger - And How You Can Do the Same

Ali-A | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Tech
Ali-A

It started quite slow, I mean I only got 100 subscribers in my first year, but then suddenly more and more people started watching the videos and making requests. I started using my mobile and doing little bits beforehand, where I'd talk into the camera, and started posting more regular 'Let's Play' videos and the next year was on about 1,000 subscribers, but then it started going mad... In 2011 I was already on 100,000 subscribers. That's when I realised it could be a fulltime job.

It's Time for All of Us to Do Something to Stand up for Decency, Civility and Respect for Other Human Beings Online

Yvette Cooper | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Politics
Yvette Cooper

Death threats, rape threats, refugees demonised, EU citizens told to go home, a Muslim Mayor targeted with islamophobia, a Jewish MP bombarded with anti-Semitic threats, young women campaigners called traitors or scum. Political debate online is being poisoned and it has to stop.. Time to start reporting, speaking out, standing up for others who are being targeted. They say evil triumphs when good people do nothing. Time for all of us to do something to stand up for decency, civility and respect for other human beings. Tim Berners-Lee said when he invented the world wide web, "this is for everyone." Lets make sure it stays so.

A Rare Pokemon Sighting Made This Happen In New York's Central Park

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.07.2016 | UK

Thousands of people have been filmed descending on New York’s Central Park to catch a rare Pokemon on Pokemon Go. Crowds involved in the mobile gami...

Professional Emojis Are No Longer Men Only

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Tech

Every day 90% of the world’s population uses emojis to express the things we can’t quite find the words for (or just because we love the aubergine...

Exposure To Artificial Light Could Be Making Us Ill While Ageing Us Prematurely

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Tech

Exposure to artificial lighting could not only be making us all ill but susceptible to diseases, according to a new study. The research by a team at t...

UK Families Still at Risk From Baby Monitor Hacking-Style Attacks

Dr Simon Rice | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Tech
Dr Simon Rice

Using two-step or two-factor authentication means that if your username and password are compromised, a criminal cannot gain access to your account data without also compromising your mobile phone or code generator. Therefore if you have this option turned on, your information has a much greater chance of remaining secure.

Pokémon Go Launches Without Addressing NSPCC Child Safety Concerns

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Parents

Pokémon Go has launched in the UK and ignored demands from the NSPCC to address safety concerns for children. NSPCC’s CEO, Peter Wanless, previousl...

More Evidence That Men And Women's Brains Function Differently

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Tech

We’ve all heard that men are from Mars and women are from Venus, but now a new study has shown that men and women could be more different than we pr...

Cinnamon Can Improve Poor Learning Ability, Scientists Claim

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Tech

You might want to consider adding cinnamon to your breakfast tomorrow, as a new study reveals the spice can actually help your ability to learn. The R...

Pokémon Go Players Paying For Babysitters To Catch Pokémon Whilst They Work

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Tech

We get it. People are obsessed with Pokémon Go. But it seems we have reached peak Pokémon as people are now arranging daycare for their app. That’...

Glaucoma Patients Could Have Their Blindness Reversed With New Treatment

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Tech

Glaucoma patients could have “irreversible” eye damage reversed after a breakthrough in optical nerve treatment. The study in mice, conducted by t...

Pokémon Go Is Having An Impact On Player's Mental Health

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Tech

Pokémon Go is already having a impact on player’s mental health, despite only being released a week ago. The app, which combines augmented reality ...

Pokémon Go Players Are Being Targeted By Armed Robbers, Say Police

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Tech

Police are warning Pokémon Go players to be extra vigilant after they arrested four armed robbers, suspected of deliberately targeting gamers. The O...

We Flew With Britain's New '£70M F-35B Lightning II Stealth Jets

The Huffington Post | Beau Atherton | Posted 09.07.2016 | UK Tech

Britain has received a rather exciting, new, gift in the shape of the F-35B Lightning II stealth jets. Dubbed the “most advanced fast jets in the wo...

Artificial Intelligence Wants Your Feedback On Its First Batch Of Beer

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK Tech

The world’s first beer brewed by artificial intelligence is here, and now the AI wants to know what you think of its efforts to help make it even ta...

The Changing Face of Childhood as We Know It

Ran Berger | Posted 07.07.2016 | UK Parents
Ran Berger

Summer holidays. Two words which can evoke a variety of emotions. For teachers, a giddy sense of relief. For parents, the all too common clutch of dread mixed with guilt. For kids, pure thrill - hazy days stretch out before them, 6 weeks feeling like an eternity.

If You Could Communicate Through a Hand Strap, a Mirror or a Ring - Would You?

Saadia R. Chevel | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Tech
Saadia R. Chevel

Can you imagine a world where you don't need to touch your smart phone to: communicate with people, track the physical changes in your body or ask for help in case of an emergency? Technology has always been an intrinsic part of our society. Consequently, in today's world, the focus lies on how technology can be leveraged for positive social change.