Stefanie Walker

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Science Says You Should Ignore Internet Trolls

Commonly found under bridges and in the reader commentary of stories about Apple, trolls have long plagued the good people of fairy tales and the …

Internet

Emojis

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Charles and Andrew: Royal Princes at War

Charles doesn’t like Andrew’s proximity to scandal, and Andrew doesn’t like Charles trying to edge him off center stage. Now the two aren’t even on …

Why Meat Free Week won't work

It’s hard to fault the idealism of Meat Free Week – but a die-hard meat eater is a hard nut to crack. Better to drop the ethical propaganda and big up the positives of vegetables as a sexy, modern alternative<p>You can understand why Meat Free Week [MFW] is formulated as it is. From foreign aid to …

BT Returns to UK Mobile Market with 3 SIM-only Plans

BT, the UK’s incumbent telecom infrastructure owner and national landline provider, today announced its first moves back into offering consumer-facing mobile services with BT Mobile.<p>Initially, its not offering up hardware, so customers will need to provide their own handsets to take advantage of …

Customers

Facebook app leaks new Messenger platform and 'teleportation' for F8

Facebook appears to have accidentally leaked some of the biggest announcements ahead of its annual F8 developers conference. According to numerous reports, the official F8 app sent out a notification ahead of schedule detailing three new projects: "Parse for IoT, Messenger as a Platform, and the …

Fortune.com

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Mark Duggan's mother: police report is 'another slap in the face'

The mother of Mark Duggan, who was shot fatally by police, has described Wednesday’s report from the police watchdog clearing the officers of any wrongdoing as “another slap in the face” for her family. Pam Duggan said the family had cooperated with the Independent Police Complaints Commission, but …

All 650 MPs to receive iPad Air 2 and laptop post-election

All MPs are to be given an iPad Air 2 and a laptop at a cost of around £1m following May's general election<p>All 650 MPs will be given an iPad Air 2 and a laptop in the wake of the general election in May.<p>The House of Commons Commission announced the hardware refresh on Tuesday, which will cost …

Why Auroras Are Red on Mars

NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft picked up on a dazzling light display on the Red Planet.<p>NASA recently announced a surprising sight from its Martian observatory: An intense aurora had blanketed the planet’s northern hemisphere in a rippling veil of light. Such light shows aren’t uncommon on Earth—a solar …

Astronomy

Radio 1 ends Sunday chart show after 48 years

Radio 1's chart show will become part of Greg James's Friday afternoon drivetime programme, ending Sunday teatime tradition that began in 1967<p>From the day Alan ‘Fluff’ Freeman presented his first Pick of the Pops in October 1967, the Radio 1 chart show has been a fixture of Sunday teatimes.<p>Nearly …

Pictures of the Week 2.5.15

Architects Want To Turn Old Subway Tunnels Into An Underground Cycling Highway

The conceptual London Underline would offer pedestrians and cyclists an alternate route through central London.<p>London commuters could one day ditch the Tube for a different kind of underground transportation experience. A proposal by global architecture firm Gensler would turn out-of-use metro …

Urban Design

Wormhole to another galaxy may exist in Milky Way

A space-time tunnel could exist in the middle of the Milky Way and we could travel through it, say scientists<p>A giant doorway to another galaxy may exist at the centre of the Milky Way, a study suggests.<p>Scientists believe that dark matter at the centre of our galaxy could sustain a wormhole that we …

Last Hong Kong protest site shut down

Hong Kong police said Saturday that they would clear out the third and final pro-democracy protest camp next week, putting an end to demonstrations that have blocked traffic in the southern Chinese city's streets for 2 1/2 months.<p>Police spokesman Steve Hui said authorities were giving the handful …

I helped make Alex from Target go viral

<i>This post originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow the author here.</i><p><b>Update:</b> Abbie (@auscalum) and Alex Lee (@acl163) were never employed by Breakr. Aside from Abbie being a follower and tweeting the photo, we jumped on it with the hashtag #AlexFromTarget<p>Yesterday, we had fun on Twitter with …

Social Media

David Cameron turns EU enthusiast to little effect

Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, declined on Wednesday to endorse David Cameron’s call for a major revision of the EU’s governing treaties to provide a legally watertight basis for British-led reforms before an in-out referendum in 2017.<p>A day of wooing by the prime minister, in which he made …

Angela Merkel

A & E just saved my son’s life. Let’s not forget how important it is

We were lucky. The ambulance came in half an hour. By then my teenage son Edward was unconscious. He’d had a headache the day before, but by the evening he seemed to be getting better – sitting on the sofa, watching telly, annoying his little sister. We’d been through the meningitis checklist on …

Jennifer Aniston Reveals 'the Hardest Day of My Life'

As a woman battling chronic pain in the upcoming drama <i>Cake</i>, Jennifer Aniston undergoes physical therapy while immersed in water as a means of getting …

Oldham owner confirms Ched Evans will be signed before end of week

The owner of Oldham Athletic, Simon Corney, believes there is an “80% chance” his League One club will sign the convicted rapist Ched Evans. The businessman argues the 26-year-old striker, who served half of a five-year prison sentence for an offence committed in 2011, deserves a chance to resume …

The Provocative History of French Weekly Newspaper Charlie Hebdo

The motivation behind the attack that has left at least 12 people dead at the office of French satirical weekly <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> on Wednesday appears to …

France

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including the pillars of creation, Christian celebrations, a mass yoga session and a beluga whale show in Harbin

Are 'MAN'icures Becoming a Thing?

On Sunday, Brad Pitt showed up at the Palm Springs Film Festival flashing some seriously colorful nail polish. One might assume his fingers are painted because he lives with a brood of six children who may enjoy using their dad's nail beds as a canvas from time to time. (Don't you recall Angelina's …

Why is Stephen Fry’s decision to get married a major news story for the BBC?

Why, do you reckon, was Stephen Fry’s decision to marry another man an item in a BBC radio news bulletin earlier today, right up there with the row over Jim Murphy and the mansion tax? I mean, we’re obviously interested – personally I was completely riveted by the revelation he’s all of 30 years …

George Clooney

Never mind the 'selfie stick' – here are some REALLY useful inventions | Charlie Brooker

Products I’ve made up for the sheer giddy thrill of it include Total Farage Plus, which skilfully Photoshops the Ukip leader into whatever you’re looking at<p>This week it’s the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, an annual opportunity for tech companies to unveil their latest gizmos during …

Inventions

Hate Flying? It's Your Fault

I hardly need to tell you that flying these days is a miserable experience. In fact, it's so miserable that it's tempting to suspect that the …