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Artist Creates Stunning Moving Graffiti... Visible From Space

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Tech

Tech-savvy graffiti artist INSA has gone big with his latest project, making his unique style visible from space. He likes to paint art on walls, t...

Why Microsoft HoloLens Will Destroy Humanity, If We Let It

Michael Rundle | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Tech
Michael Rundle

I'm not quite sure you realise what you have done, Microsoft. If you give me the power to fill my world with magical 3D objects, that's exactly what I'm going to do. And I am going to abuse that power.

Old People Are Adorable When They Go Nuts On GTA

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Tech

The folks over at React decided to get some elderly people to play Grand Theft Auto V, because that's the sort of thing the internet does. Oddly en...

Consumers Don't Want an Ad-free Web - They Want a Relevant One

Tej Rekhi | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Tech
Tej Rekhi

The web-using world needs a reality check. Consumers who enjoy virtually unlimited access to information, social connections and entertainment on their devices all day long are - for the most part - oblivious to the costs and complexities associated with the online ecosystem.

Conscious Connection for Better Sleep

Dr. Nerina Ramlakhan | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Nerina Ramlakhan

As an adult and a parent I think it's time we start to model the behaviours that we want our young generation to follow. I'm just as guilty of obsessively checking my devices from time to time but one of my resolutions - and one that we have agreed on as a family - is to bring more consciousness into our use of technology.

19 Ingredients Make McDonald's French Fries

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Tech

Have you ever heard rumours claiming McDonald's chips don't have any potato in them? Those myths are wrong, and McDonald's has released another vid...

A Crowdfunder Is Trying To Make $10m To Overthrow Kim Jong-Un

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Tech

A "covert" organisation is trying to crowdfund $10,000,000 (£6,616,000) to overthrow Kim Jong-Un's regime in North Korea. Freedom Now, a multi-nat...

Lonely Man Is Trying To Crowdfund To Pay For His Dates

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Lonely Tom Packer from Norwich is asking strangers on the internet to fund his search for a girlfriend. "There's a popular theory, which states th...

You're Jekyll and Hyde 2.0 ... And So Is Your Partner

Matt Strain | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech
Matt Strain

There's who you really are, in the flesh and face-to-face and there's the mask you wear online, how you filter what you do for broadcast on social media to friends and family, and how you behave in the digital arena.

Incredible Celeb Portraits Made Entirely From... Emojis

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

Rapper and artist Yung Jake is painting amazing pictures of famous people using nothing but Emojis. If you've ever used an Emoji keyboard (or been ...

Sharing Our Future

Karim Goudiaby | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech
Karim Goudiaby

Despite the fact that the sharing economy is such a basic endeavor that has existed for centuries, many economists, corporate thought leaders, members of the workforce, and consumers themselves, have expressed hesitations regarding this model.

My Life is Now Virtual

Lizzie Roberts | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Lizzie Roberts

Last weekend my university internet broke and I had run out of mobile data, at first the thought of being without internet for a few days genuinely panicked me.

The New Metal That Could Make Your Phone Toilet-Proof

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

University scientists have created a brand new metal that is so water repellent it causes liquid to bounce off it like a ball. The university's opt...

How Google Glass Won

Jamillah Knowles | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Tech
Jamillah Knowles

Looking from a height at the situation, Google came out with a chorus line show for a product that was not really on the market for anyone other than developers and it inspired a lot of us to realise that 'the future' in a sci-fi sense was almost here.

Facebook vs. Free Speech

Philip Ellis | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Tech
Philip Ellis

Zuckerberg's support of Charlie Hebdo was questioned during a recent Q&A session in Colombia; specifically, he was asked why he has taken an interest in this specific incident as opposed to other terrorist attacks. "This was specifically about people's freedom of expression and ability to say what they want," he says.

You Can Now 3D Print An Entire Block Of Flats

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

Chinese company WinSun has revealed two record breaking buildings - a block of flats and a luxury villa - built by 3D printing. The five-storey apa...

The Battle for Mobile: Why Android is Soaring Ahead

Jason Mander | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Tech
Jason Mander

Within the world of mobile, many still see Apple as the leading name; the iPhone remains a synonym for "cool" and new apps are typically developed for its operating system before any other (with some never appearing in Android-compatible form at all).

Six things I did right in my first startup

Will Bancroft | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Tech
Will Bancroft

You know how low the success rates are for startups. Make yourself as valuable to your business as you possibly can and you'll end up making your self more employable outside of it. Doing so also helps drive your business forward.

The "Right to Be Forgotten" Act: A Brief Synopsis

Ehud Furman | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Tech
Ehud Furman

In terms of managing your online reputation, the act can be helpful and should definitely be used to try and remove unwanted results linked to your name when searching on Google.

Terrifying Footage Of Crash That Destroyed £200,000 Supercar

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK

Police in Hungary have released harrowing footage from inside a £200,000 supercar as it crashed on a motorway. The Lamborghini Huracan was breakin...

The US Public Will Tell You Their Internet Passwords If You Just Ask Them

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Tech

Fans of Jimmy Kimmel will know he often takes pleasure in embarrassing other people. In his latest skit, the veteran comedian took to the streets u...

Why I'm Leaving My Job to Start an Online Business

Richard Batt | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Tech
Richard Batt

My resolution this year was to leave my job, which was a very stable job managing a mobile phone shop, and start up my own business online.

Whatsapp and Snapchat: Social Media for Terrorists?

Samantha Hopps | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Samantha Hopps

Encryption isn't just used for social communication channels, it's also used to send most forms of confidential details over the internet, from online banking login details to credit card information for online shopping.

WhatsApp VoIP: Will it Succeed in the Developing World?

Nigel Eastwood | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Tech
Nigel Eastwood

VoIP technology is actually now more than 20 years old and the initial boom in consumer wireline VoIP came more than 10 years ago. Wireless mobile VoIP has also been around for quite a number of years. The first consumer application was introduced in 2006. A long time ago in telecoms!

Now Is a Better Time Than Ever to Be a Female Engineer

Dame Sue Ion | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK
Dame Sue Ion

Engineering is a great and rewarding career for women. I have never experienced discrimination during my career, and in fact, many of my most successful colleagues are women.