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A Woman Reportedly Tried To Smuggle Over 100 iPhones Into China, It Didn't Go Well

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Tech

It turns out that if you’re trying to smuggle iPhones across a border, and not get caught by customs in the process, then you shouldn’t get too gr...

Work Long Hours? You're At An Increased Risk Of Getting A Irregular Heartbeat

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Tech

Need a good reason to leave the office on time this evening? Tell your boss that new research has shown long hours increases the risk of workers devel...

This Plucky Little Robot Will Weed Your Garden For You

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Tech

No matter how green fingered you are, no gardener enjoys the tedious (and never-ending) battle against weeds. Not to mention the back pain following a...

Some Heart Attack Patients May Not Actually Benefit From Beta-Blockers

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.05.2017 | UK Tech

Current medical guidelines in the UK mean that if you have a heart attack, you will automatically be prescribed beta-blocker drugs on the NHS. Howeve...

This Grossly Mesmerising Video Shows What Happens To A Beatboxer's Throat

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.05.2017 | UK Tech

Warning: You might want to stop eating before you watch/read on. If you’ve ever tried (and subsequently failed at) beatboxing, you’ll know that th...

Tech Gets Back To Basics With The Return Of The Nokia 3310

Stephen Ebbett | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK Tech
Stephen Ebbett

When the Nokia 3310 first launched in 2000, the mobile market was a remarkably different space. The phrase 'smartphone' meant nothing and touch screen handsets sounded like something from a sci-fi film. Let's take a look back at the winners and losers of mobile innovation.

This Robot Can Perform 2 Hour Brain Surgery In Just 2.5 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists have developed a drill that is able to perform brain surgery in two and a half minutes, a procedure that otherwise takes humans two hours f...

Humans Have Accidentally Created A Giant Protective 'Forcefield' Around Earth

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Tech

Humans have long been changing our landscape here on Earth, for better and for worse, but now NASA has confirmed that we are shaping our near-space en...

Being Diagnosed With High Blood Pressure Before 55 Increases Your Risk Of Cardiovascular Death

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Tech

It is no secret that having high blood pressure at any age is linked to an increased risk of heart problems later in life. But now new evidence has co...

Laptops Could Soon Be Banned On All European Flights To The US

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Tech

The Trump administration is likely to expand the airline laptop ban to include incoming flights from European countries, according to reports from Reu...

iPhone 8 Rumours: Apple Might Ease The Pain Of Spending £1k With Free AirPods

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Tech

Just in case you were still trying to justify dropping a grand on potentially Apple’s most expensive smartphone to date, the iPhone 8, we’ve heard...

Smiling Really Is Making You Look Older

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Tech

Everyone knows that a duck face pout is the expression of choice for that perfect Instagram selfie, even if it is pretty damn irritating. But now it ...

Caffeine Could Be A Better Painkiller Than Ibuprofen And Morphine

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Tech

Your coffee habit may be wreaking havoc on your wallet, but scientists say that your daily caffeine could actually be also doing a job as a pain relie...

Cannabis Is Able To Reverse Ageing In The Brain

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Tech

With every passing year our brains tend to get a little less sharp, because like every other organ in the body, our brain ages over time. This decreas...

Shocking Video Shows Car Being Hacked Into Using Just $22 Of Kit

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Tech

Hackers aren’t just getting better at cracking your digital security systems, increasingly cheap technology is now making your physical assets more ...

Cancer Scientists Accidentally Stumble On A 'Breakthrough' In Curing Baldness

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Tech

Scientists have ‘stumbled’ across the cells that cause hair to go grey and fall out, causing balding, while studying how cancer tumours develop. ...

Photographer Reveals Ghostly Images Of Two Soviet-Era Space Shuttles Left To Rust

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Tech

A Russian photographer has walked 24 miles through the desert to uncover an abandoned hanger and the rusting Soviet space shuttles left inside. Alexan...

This Small And Simple Act Can Make A Huge Difference To Your Health

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Tech

Spending another night on the sofa? You’re not the only one. When you become accustomed to a sedentary lifestyle (or just hibernating from the Briti...

Revolutionary Exercise Pill Can Boost Fat Burning And Endurance By Up To 70%

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Tech

If the idea of getting all the benefits of exercise in one handy pill (and without leaving the sofa) sounds too good to be true, then listen up. Scien...

Your Genes Could Be Responsible For Your Social Media Obsession

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Tech

Next time your parents tell you off for scrolling through Facebook during dinner, you might want to remind them it is actually their fault. This is ...

Why Are We Honest? It Actually Feels Better

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Tech

You might think that your ability to be cripplingly honest is because you are a good human being, a superior version of your dishonest peers. But in f...

Gene Editing Could Literally Stop HIV Dead In Its Tracks

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Tech

For the first time ever scientists have shown how they can edit animal genes to shut down a HIV infection and then stop it from spreading further. The...

This Is What The Southern Lights Look Like From Space

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Tech

If you’re lucky enough in your lifetime you might get to see the auroras from earth, visiting the Northern or Southern lights to see the dancing col...

If India Goes Ahead With Current Power Plans, Global Climate Goals Will Be Unachievable

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Tech

India is in a position to “single-handedly jeopardise” internationally agreed-upon climate commitments if proposed power grid plans go ahead, acco...

Would You Let A Stranger Pick Your Facebook Profile Picture? This Is Why You Should

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Tech

We all spend more and more of our time building relationships online, whether that is professional connections on LinkedIn or slightly-less-profession...