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This woman has been giving away £1 to Londoners in exchange for their best stories – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 4:15 pm, April 22, 2015 in Fun London<p>A penny for your thoughts? Pah, Michelle Thomas has been offering Londoners a whole pound for ‘em. For …

Fireside Chats about Angular 2

Warning!<p>Everything in this talk is based on alpha developer previews. Things might change in the future.<p>(Do not try this in production!)<p>Angular 2 …

What every Angular project likely needs – and a Gulp build to provide it

Starting an AngularJs project also means choosing a whole toolchain that goes along with Angular. In this blog post we will propose a set of tools …

On the ambitious but bumpy road to AngularJS 2.0

Guardian senior developer Séb Cevey summarises and shares his views on Rob Eisenberg’s thorough overview and rationale of the design of the upcoming 2.0 version of the popular web application framework.<p>When the AngularJS team announced their plans for a complete rewrite for the new 2.0 version of …

Tower Bridge unveils glass floor with spectacular views from the walkway - Telegraph

Teenage anxiety: Tailored treatment needed

<b>A one-size-fits-all approach to treating teenagers with anxiety problems may be putting their futures at risk, a study suggests.</b><p>University of Reading psychologists say current childhood therapies are simply being adapted for teenagers.<p>But they argue that adolescents face distinct issues and call …

Mental Health

Bionic Bird Is An App-Controlled Drone That Flies Like A Flappy Bird

Is it a bird? It is a plane? No it’s a bird-shaped drone called Bionic Bird. This new mechanical bird, due to land this December, will be app controlled, using a Bluetooth 4.0 link to support 100 meters of remote controlled flight from your smartphone or tablet.<p>Bionic Bird’s French makers are …

What Are the Anti-Apple Pay Merchants Afraid Of?

By barring Apple Pay from their stores while they develop a rival system, CVS/pharmacy and other merchants are taking a stand against consumer choice.<p>I’ve been a regular customer at CVS/pharmacy, the country’s second-largest drugstore chain, for 20 years. I’ve spent a small fortune there over that …

A Point of View: Four types of anxiety, and how to cure them

<b>Anxious by nature, Adam Gopnik has spent years looking for cures for his constant worrying.</b><p>I returned home to New York this week, after reporting trips to London and Paris, to find the city in a mild panic about Ebola. Now, Ebola is one of those things that really are worth having a panic about - a …

Arthur Conan Doyle

The dirty secret of Google's self-driving cars

They've 700,000 miles, but mostly the same few thousand miles, over and over again -- because the cars only work if every single light, piece of …

Premier League tackling mental health

<b>Mental health is still an issue that some people are reluctant to talk about despite the fact that one in four people will be affected in some way.</b><p>So it may come as a surprise that the world of professional football - often seen as macho and tough - is taking the mental health of the young men who …

Mental Health

How to deal with anxiety and stress

Mental Health statistics revealed by the Mental Health Foundation to celebrate World Mental Health Day (October 10) show that one in four people now …

Panic attacks

It’s important to note that not everyone will have a panic attack when they experience anxiety. They may just have a constant fear or feeling of …

Founder Suicides

I know this post is going to be a downer but I think there is a lot more to be talked about regarding depression, mental health, and entrepreneurship.<p>…

Plan K-12 lessons like a pro

Free tool for K-12 teachers to quickly design differentiated and aligned lesson plans and activities.

This Startup Is Going To Revolutionize The Credit Card You Already Have In Your Wallet

Admittedly, the bank was doing something most do: trying to stay one step ahead of card thieves.<p>But what if there were a way to pair your card with your smartphone — implementing what is essentially two-factor authorization to purchases — to make sure it's always you handing the card over at a …

FinTech

Anxiety at university: don't feel you're alone

Students who are finding it difficult to cope at university must not feel hesitant in turning to specialist university counsellors, says Gail Ashton.<p>Going to <b>university</b> is one of the formative transitions of a person’s life and a time that’s full of new experiences and opportunities for personal …

Mental Health

Is Social Media a Good Agoraphobia and Social Phobia Treatment? #NHBPM

Chato Stewart: I MUST get friends! (hitting keyboard-follow-like-friend over and over again)<br>Caption: Agoraphobia and Social<p>PhobiaMedia …

Read Anxiety's story

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Rumination: The danger of dwelling

<b>The UK's biggest ever online test into stress, undertaken by the BBC's Lab UK and the University of Liverpool, has revealed that rumination is the biggest predictor of the most common mental health problems in the country.</b><p>A bit of self-reflection can be a good thing, say psychologists. But just how …

Depression

Amaze project aims to take 3D printing 'into metal age'

<b>The European Space Agency has unveiled plans to "take 3D printing into the metal age" by building parts for jets, spacecraft and fusion projects.</b><p>The Amaze project brings together 28 institutions to develop new metal components which are lighter, stronger and cheaper than conventional parts.<p>Additive …

3D Printing

Estimote

These events can be captured and easily turned into relevant actions. Using data and software automation, a new frontier of real-world apps is …

3-D printing booms, triggers rush for patents

It printed a gun that shot six times before falling apart. It crafted jewelry, custom prosthetics and spare machine parts. And, perhaps unbelievably, it spit out living embryonic cells.<p>3-D printing, limited only by our imagination, is undergoing a patent boom. Goldman Sachs recently cited 3-D …

3D Printing

3D scanners are getting cheap so fast, the age of 3D piracy could soon be upon us

Just two weeks ago we wrote about the Fuel3D, a device for scanning 3D objects so you can replicate them on a 3D printer, with a proposed price tag of around $1,000. Now MakerBot, the leading maker of desktop 3D printers, is launching its own 3D scanner next week, and Signe Brewster at GigaOM is …

3D Printing