MJ Ryan

186 Flips | 1 Magazine | 5 Likes | @MJRyanBooks |

Google likes UK lack of regulation for self-driving cars

Documents obtained under the UK’s Freedom of Information Act reveal that Google’s program for self-driving cars has taken an unusual interest in …

Researchers alarmed at number of women who have child after child removed, and call for more help for these mothers<p>A quarter of birth mothers whose children are removed by care proceedings are caught in a destructive cycle, with one child after another being taken away, research has suggested.<p>In …

Family Court

Grandma: when feminists fought back

<i>Grandma</i> is first and foremost a love story, but it is also a stirring reminder of what feminism sprang from – that is, the belief that women are just …

What we know so far about the X-Files reboot

It's been 13 years since the last episode of <i>X-Files</i> aired, but our love for agents Mulder and Scully has yet to wane. The show ran for a hefty nine …

TV

This optical illusion will freak you out, just one object is real

This optical illusion will freak you out, say more than 850,000 people who have watched a YouTube video showing several objects, when in fact just …

Adult social care outlook 'bleak', warns think tank

<b>The future for adult social care services in England "looks bleak", a think tank has warned.</b><p>Chancellor George Osborne announced measures in his Spending Review that would lead to a rise in care budgets.<p>But the International Longevity Centre said that would only "paper over the cracks" and suggested …

Jeremy Corbyn defies critics and turns up to Stop the War dinner - but sneaks in through the back door

Mr Corbyn had faced calls from senior Labour figures to cut his ties with the controversial group<p>Jeremy Corbyn has defied his critics and attended a Stop the War coalition dinner despite pressure from MPs for him to boycott the event.<p>The Labour leader slipped into the venue, a Turkish restaurant in …

Middle East

More than 130,000 women registered to vote for first time in municipal elections for which there are 980 female candidates<p>Saudi Arabian women are heading to polling stations as both voters and candidates for the first time in the country’s history.<p>More than 5,000 men and about 980 women are …

Gender

Patients with severe depression benefit as much from treatment as they do from pills

Why happy pills could be replaced by therapy: Patients with severe depression benefit as much from treatment as they do from taking tablets<p><b>Experts</b> …

Former NFL punter Pat McAfee joining NXT TakeOver: New Orleans pre-show panel

<b>Former NFL Punter Pat McAfee will join Charly Caruso and Sam Roberts on the NXT TakeOver: New Orleans pre-show panel on Saturday 7th April – the eve</b> …

Police raid home of suspected Bitcoin mastermind

In a report published on Wednesday morning, US tech publication <i>Wired</i> said it had uncovered enough evidence to suggest that bitcoin's mysterious …

Imagining a World Without Growth

Could the world order survive without growing?<p>It’s hard to imagine now, but humanity made do with little or no economic growth for thousands of …

Pensioner terrified after finding this monster crawling on his front doorstep

An elderly man had the fright of his life after spotting a five-foot lizard crawling up the side of his house said he “couldn't have been more …

Potentially 'deadly' floods to hit Britain over next 72 hours

Britain is back on storm alert with 80mph gales and torrential downpours threatening a weekend of weather mayhem - with up to a month's worth of rain …

The Magical Art of Shutting the F*ck Up.

<i>Warning: naughty language ahead!</i><p>Have you ever tried seeing what would happen in a situation if you just didn’t say anything at all?<p>Imagine this: you …

The Zuckerbergs’ Remarkable Gesture to their Newborn Daughter & the World.

Mark & Pricilla Zuckerberg’s Letter to their New Child & Also The World—Donating 99% of their Fortune to Charity.<p>Mark and Pricilla Zuckerberg have …

Shocking Climate Change Pictures Show What London And New York Could Look Like In The Future

As an unprecedented number of world leaders meet in Paris to discuss climate change, these pictures show how cities across the globe will drastically …

What Makes People Cruel?

A recent movie, The Stanford Prison Experiment, tells the story of a notorious experiment done at Stanford University in 1971 by psychology professor …

Psychology

'Britain is on the verge of entering into a long war in Syria based on wishful thinking and poor information...'

Britain is on the verge of entering a conflict in Syria in which its political and military strategy is based on wishful thinking and poor …

Middle East

Are Your Holiday Lights Killing Your Wi-Fi?

Holiday lights are meant to add some cheer to your day, but a British regulator has pointed out that they may have an unwanted side effect: …

Wi-Fi

Barratt and Persimmon singled out as worst offenders in survey of new homes on 100 developments<p>More than half of family homes under construction by private housebuilders in the UK are too small, architects have said.

Housing

A former Microsoft Ventures director explains how women make boardrooms more productive

The tech veteran is an outspoken supporter of female entrepreneurship and regularly volunteers his time to organizations like Women 2.0, a group that advocates diversity among employees, entrepreneurs, and investors in technology.<p>In his experience, Maiocco says executive conversations with women at …

S&P 500

Drug addiction: Maps show where cocaine, cannabis, heroin and amphetamines are the biggest problem

New Zealand and Iran have been named as the countries with the highest rates of treatment for drug addiction in the world – but for incredibly …

Medicine

Small dinosaur size of dog lived in North America 60 to 100 million years ago

A small horned dinosaur, about the size of a large modern dog, with a puffin-like beak, lived in North America during the Late Cretaceous period, …

The Correction

Life continues.This morning I woke up slowly, giving my muscles and tendons time to snap open and stretch and work out the toxins accumulated from …

TV is killing the movies: Can Hollywood step up its game to compete with the small screen?

If you’re not an action hero, 2015 has seen plenty of box office bombs — and not just stinkers like “Aloha”<p>Have you seen “Our Brand Is Crisis,” starring Sandra Bullock and Billy Bob Thornton? What about “Steve Jobs,” which tells the story of one of the most revered figures of recent years? How …

Most parents do not talk to their children about mental health because ‘it isn’t an issue’. The one in 10 young people with a diagnosed condition says otherwise<p>When I was younger, I’d have to make an excuse to leave the room whenever sex scenes came on the television. I learned to sniff out at a …

Mental Health

Since the Paris attacks, people who look like me are given hell every day. I no longer think it will get better<p>I have despaired at much of what I have seen and heard over the past 15 years. There was a time when people asked me quite frequently whether I was pro al-Qaida; whether I thought the 9/11 …

Religion