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Are We Ignoring A Daily Rana Plaza?

Christina Dean | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK Style
Christina Dean

Their blood soaked into that season's trendiest tank tops and mini-skirts as the poorly constructed building, topped off with illegal floors, dropped to the ground like a pack of cards on 24 April, 2013.

Feminism Is In Fashion

Christina Dean | Posted 23.04.2017 | UK Style
Christina Dean

For the uninitiated, Pussy Hats are pink, woolly hats with pointy ears that proliferated during the recent Women's Marches. Catalysed by Trump's victory, the hats signify a strong statement about gender equality. Yet coming from a child who is (presumably) more interested in football and Pokémon than fashion and Pucci, my attention was pricked.

Alleviating The Pressures On Elderly Care

Jim Davies | Posted 30.12.2016 | UK Tech
Jim Davies

tech for good The always-on, connected world makes the difference between seniors being able to stay in their home and having to make the move to assisted living. Especially in the age of the IoT, where smart devices are connected via the web to ensure a seamless transfer of information and automation of processes.

Open Sourcing Our Values

Natasha Freidus | Posted 25.12.2016 | UK Tech
Natasha Freidus

tech for good What you may not have heard about is the tremendous groundswell of tech innovation in response to the refugee crisis. In a historically unprecedented humanitarian response, developers all over have come up with a solution for pretty much every refugee-related challenge you can think of

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...

Walking Home After A Night Out Just Got A LOT Safer

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK Tech

"Walk on, walk on with hope in your heart, And you'll never walk alone." Chanted by Liverpool fans around the UK these words have also become the ...

Incredibly, Plastic Could Soon Be Made By A Planet-Saving ALGAE

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK Tech

Plastics are one of the few materials that are a constant feature in all our lives, regardless of culture or lifestyle. Unfortunately, the way we ...

This Airport Is The World's First To Be Powered Entirely By The Sun

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK Tech

Cochin International Airport has become the first airport in the world to be powered entirely by the sun. The move to solar will save 300,000 tonne...

The Pages Of This Amazing Book Make Dirty Water Drinkable

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists have devised a "Drinkable Book" with chemically altered pages that could make contaminated water pure by 99.9%. A team from Carnegie Mel...

A Migrant Was Given An International Superstar's Twitter Account To Share His Story

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK

Australian singer-songwriter Cody Simpson has donated his Twitter account to a Syrian refugee to highlight the extraordinary efforts made to leave the...

Sir Patrick Stewart Is Using Drones To Collect Whale Snot

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK Tech

Sir Patrick Stewart is collecing snot -- whale snot to be more specific. Well, he's not doing the collecting. He's backing conservation organisati...

Kids Can Now Build Their Own Working Arm Out Of Lego

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK Tech

Children who are in need of a prosthetic now have access to something that has surpassed all of technology's previous offerings -- a Lego compatible D...

The BBC Is Giving Away 1 Million Computers Just To Get Kids Into Coding

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK Tech

Earlier today, the BBC unveiled its Micro:bit computer, "a pocket-sized, codeable computer" that will be handed out to one million 11 to 12 year-olds ...

New Campaign Launched To Tackle The Growing Threats Towards Women

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK

A major campaign tackling violence directed at frontline women’s activists will be launched on Tuesday after an ActionAid survey revealed that nearl...

The World's First Underground Park Is Powered By The Sun

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Tech

Two New Yorkers are planning to build the world's first underground park using nothing by solar power. James Ramsey, an architectural designer and ...

Voice-Altering Prank Calls Are Helping Guinea Fight Ebola

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK Tech

Prank-calling usually serves no other purpose aside from being extremely annoying. In western Guinea however, it's being used to fight Ebola. Yes t...

Pro-Surfer Disqualified From Competition For The Greatest Reason Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Sport

Professional surfer Martin Passeri has stunned fans with a truly selfless act which got him disqualified from a competition. The five-time Argentin...

Heartwarming Moment Boy Gets 'Iron Man' Bionic Arm From Tony Stark Himself

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Tech

A 7-year-old boy born with a partially developed limb has received a custom-built 'Iron Man' style bionic arm - straight from Tony Stark himself. T...

Hawking Calls Empathy Over Aggression Key To Humanity's Future

PA | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK

Aggression should be weeded out of the human race and replaced by empathy, according to renowned physicist Professor Stephen Hawking. The celebrity sc...