UK Technology

Scientists Want To Use Nuclear Bombs To Destroy Doomsday Asteroids. No Really

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists have proposed a new way to obliterate asteroids: nuclear bombs. Researchers at Tomsk State University, Siberia, conducted several experi...

Aliens Could Be Searching For Us The Same Way We Look For Them

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Tech

The best chance of finding alien life is to assume "extraterrestrial observers" are also looking for us in the same way we're looking for them, expert...

This Alien Claim Involving NASA Is So Absurd Even Conspiracy Theorists Aren't Sold

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Tech

Alien hunters are questioning a recording released by UFO fans, who claim the message was captured by NASA. The Sheivae Project published a video o...

This 'Smart Wallpaper' Could Power Your Entire House One Day

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Tech

Houses could one day be lined with 'smart wallpaper' that automatically generates electricity thanks to new technology using ultra-thin graphene sheet...

Why Certain Body Parts Could Be More Vulnerable To Cancer Than Others

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Nitya Rajan | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Tech

Cells that are "squeezed" inside tough tissues such as lung or bone are more vulnerable to cancer-causing genetic mutations, a study has found. How...

Kids Finally Have Their Own 'Google'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Tech

A new search engine, Kiddle, has been unveiled as a site that aims to give children "family friendly" results. The site has a Google Custom Search...

WhatsApp Has Drastic News For BlackBerry Owners

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Tech

BlackBerry mobile users brace yourselves and start saying your goodbyes to WhatsApp. The messaging platform is to end its support for mobile device...

Something Incredibly Embarrassing Could Be Causing The Ocean To Emit A Hum

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Tech

The gentle buzz emerging from the heart of the ocean could be the sound fish farting, experts have said. Captured by hydrophones a few years ago, t...

Facebook Employees Replaced Black Lives Matter With A 'Toxic' Slogan

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Tech

Facebook employees who defaced the black lives matter slogan on the company's signature wall, have received a stern warning from Mark Zuckerberg. I...

Are Wearables Helping the Right People?

Chris Spencer | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Tech
Chris Spencer

Patients with heart conditions, diabetes, or asthma, for example, would all benefit from being able to track their own health data and share this with their GP to improve care - particularly from a preventative perspective.

NASA's New Pluto Image Shows Off Its Mysterious Features In Stunning Detail

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Tech

Pluto's mysterious plains have been put under the spotlight again as NASA's New Horizons spacecraft captured another stunning image of the dwarf plane...

UFOs And Aliens 'Have Visited Earth' According To This US Navy-Whistleblower

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Tech

UFOs and aliens have visited Earth a former US Naval officer has claimed. Speaking to the Express, he said: "I have never seen a UFO or ET or alien...

Do We Have a Productivity Problem? Entrepreneurs Might Disagree

Maximilian Yoshioka | Posted 24.02.2016 | UK
Maximilian Yoshioka

While the discussion around the UK's lagging productivity statistics drags on, entrepreneurs have been busy creating the the innovative products and s...

The (Real) Villains of the Piece

Matthew Dickinson | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Tech
Matthew Dickinson

Sinister back stories, intimidating outfits and, of course, innovative and intriguing weapons - it's no wonder that popular fascination with supervillains is at an all-time high. No longer just confined to the pages of comic books - now the likes of The Joker, Loki and the Green Goblin appear in video games, Hollywood blockbusters, hit TV shows - and yes, ok - bath soap.

London Fashion Week AW16 - Challenging Traditions and Embracing the Modern Digital World

Richard Dodgson | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK Style
Richard Dodgson

London Fashion Week AW16 is only just kicking off and already we have witnessed some historic transformations. As technology and social media have become increasingly prominent parts of our daily lives, the way in which we interact with brands is changing and the fashion industry is being compelled to respond.

Why Technology Is Damaging Our Relationships

Alex Gatenby | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Alex Gatenby

Don't get me wrong, I don't condemn technology and I appreciate the incredible things it has enabled us to achieve - nor do I claim to be a psychologist of any sort. I've simply been struck by how much our relationships are dictated by the devices that remain glued to our hands.

Women in Business Q&A: Abigail Posner, Head of Strategic Planning, Google

Laura Dunn | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK
Laura Dunn

Abigail Posner Abigail Posner is the Head of Strategic Planning at the ZOO, Google's creative think tank for agencies and brands. As a thought leade...

Building the Infrastructure for Innovation

Araceli Camargo | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK Tech
Araceli Camargo

All of this innovation will need to be catalysed, honed, and hosted somewhere, i.e. spaces, buildings, cities. The actual infrastructure of innovation is something that rarely is mentioned, we know that innovation needs ideas, visionaries, tools, money etc, however it also has takes a physical embodiment.

This Rapper Was So Excited About Paying Off His Student Loan He Wrote A Song About It

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A rapper from New Orleans in the US was so excited about paying off his student loan he even wrote a song about it. Dee-1 found himself facing a mo...

There's A River In The Amazon That Could Boil You Alive

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Tech

A scientist has discovered a river with boiling water, flowing in the Amazon. As a 12-year-old boy, Andrés Ruzo (who is now a geoscientist), grew ...

Women in Business Q&A: Liz Salcedo, Founder & CEO, Everpurse

Laura Dunn | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK
Laura Dunn

Liz Salcedo is the Founder and CEO of Everpurse. The visionary behind the integration of fashion and technology, Liz is focused on developing relation...

This Easy Maths Problem Is Driving Facebook Users 'Crazy'

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Tech

A simple brainteaser, which started out as a problem for children, is now baffling adults on Facebook too. The maths problem has been doing th...

Mark Zuckerberg Responded To Kanye West But You Probably Missed It

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Tech

Mark Zuckerberg has responded to Kanye West's ask for money in the most subtle way possible. The father of Facebook appeared to issue an indirect m...

Self-Improvement? Three Emerging Learning Trends for 2016

Paul Drury | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Tech
Paul Drury

We know that the digital age means things move more quickly, we have more "ideas" and we're surrounded by advice. But how do you know it's *good advice*?

China's Search For Aliens Will Uproot More Than 9,000 People

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Tech

China has launched its biggest search for aliens yet, which will uproot more than 9,000 people to build the the world's largest telescope. Work on...