Wayne Gourley

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The Iconic British Pub Is in Peril, and a Rousing Campaign Hopes to Keep the Pints Pouring

Britain’s Beer Alliance has typically had a pretty cushy job: encouraging Brits to drink beer. But now the industry group is shifting its tone and …

Advertising Industry

Miami delays decision on Formula One race

(Reuters) - Miami city authorities have delayed a decision on hosting a Formula One race in the face of local opposition.<p>The Miami Herald reported that a discussion on a race contract had been scheduled for July 26 but will now have to wait until after the City Commission's August recess.<p>It said …

Florida

8 Easy Eco Swaps For A Clearer Conscience

An expert’s guide to living a greener life.<p>A lot of us have had eco epiphanies pretty recently. Blue Planet 2, the plastic backlash – no doubt, the …

Washing Machines

10 years of The Dark Knight: the insane campaign to stop Heath Ledger playing The Joker

“This award tonight would have humbly validated Heath's quiet determination to be accepted by you all here, his peers, within an industry he so loved,” these were the words of Kim Ledger, the father of Heath Ledger, as he collected his son's Best Supporting Actor Oscar on February 22, 2009.<p>For …

Heath Ledger

Amazing solar panel device that could change the world goes open source

When you picture solar power, you might think of the enormous Ivanpah solar power plant in California (the largest in the world) or huge tracts of …

Solar Panels

Make These 37 Changes To Feel Happier [Infographic]

Image: Getty Images<p>The world can be a pretty terrible place. Even when things are going good, there's always a grim news headline waiting to …

Happiness

We will never see a movie like The Dark Knight again

On the film’s 10th anniversary, Polygon looks back at the staying power of Christopher Nolan’s Bat-sequel<p><i>On the occasion of</i> The Dark Knight’s <i>10th anniversary, Polygon is spending the week</i> <i>investigating the comic-book blockbuster’s legacy</i><i>. Why so serious? Because Christopher Nolan’s Bat-sequel gave</i> …

The Dark Knight

Apple releases iOS 11.4.1 and blocks passcode cracking tools used by police

Apple today released iOS 11.4.1, and while most of us are already looking ahead to all the new stuff coming in iOS 12, this small update contains an important new security feature: USB Restricted Mode. Apple has added protections against the USB devices being used by law enforcement and private …

iOS

Apple Watch Series 3 Featured in Three New 'Close Your Rings' Ads

Apple has shared three new Close Your Rings ads on its YouTube channel in Australia, highlighting the Activity app on Apple Watch.<p>The fast-paced, 15-second videos each feature a different person — Eric, Atilla, and Yocelin — as they go about their busy days, closing their Move, Exercise, and Stand …

Apple Watch

This Tiny Fern Is the "Most Economically Important' Fern On Earth

Meet the plant nicknamed 'green manure.'<p>Much like Frodo in <i>The Lord of the Rings</i>, the fern <i>Azolla filiculoides</i> proves that the small can certainly pack …

University of California

Facebook Is Desperate for Instagram’s Millennials

In late June, Spencer Chen got an unusual notification from Instagram. The app prompted him to check out a friend’s new photo—on Facebook. Chen …

Social Media

Apple Watch Move ring vs. Exercise ring: What’s the difference?

Closing your Apple Watch Activity Rings can become such an obsession that it’s easy to forget why you’re doing it. It’s not just to keep Tim Cook happy in his giant, ring-shaped office in Cupertino. So, what does it really mean to close a ring?<p>The Stand goal is obvious. We all know we shouldn’t sit …

Smartwatches

Will Smith Smashes The ‘In My Feelings’ Challenge & Bieber, Ciara, & Even Drake Agree It Can’t Be Beat

Will Smith has us in our feelings He just won the ‘In My Feelings’ dance challenge to Drake’s smash hit, and if you don’t believe us, just ask Drake, …

James Harden

Singer and Williams's Wildly Reimagined 500-HP Porsche 911 Is Beyond Incredible

Look at it. Just look at it.<p>Last year, we told you about Singer and Williams's Dynamics and Lightweighting Study, which was the development of a wildly modified Porsche 911. Today, it's here. At the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend, Singer is showing off the first two restorations from this …

cars

Past Warming Shows We Could Be Close to the 2°C Brink

Even if the world’s nations keep their promise to contain global warming to within 2°C, past warming shows that the Earth will still change …

Climate Change

The UK heat wave has revealed the relics of ancient settlements

The scorching weather that has been sweeping the UK for weeks has uncovered the ghost-like remains of ancient settlements across the Welsh …

Wales

Flying Trains Could Be Coming Your Way

It sounds like something Q, the tech guy in James Bond movies, would create: A plane that lands on a runway, shrugs its wings off, turns into a train …

Mockups

Starbucks to charge customers 5p cup levy in bid to reduce waste

Starbucks is to charge customers a 5p levy for paper cups across all 950 stores in Britain, in a bid to reduce single-use paper and plastic waste.<p>From July 26, customers who bring in a reusable cup for their coffee or other hot drink will be given the standard 25p discount, while those that ask for …

Customers

Hackers Steal Personal Information of 21 Million Timehop Users

Twenty-one million users of Timehop, an app that reminds people about their social media posts on that day, are at risk after hackers breached the …

Social Media

Twitter Has Suspended 70 Million Accounts In Two Months

Twitter has been putting it’s foot down when it comes to malicious activity. It has suspended millions of accounts this year and it looks like the …

Social Media

Biodegradable 'Tree Glue' Plastic Could Soon Solve Container Rubbish Woes

Bugg’s re-engineering efforts also saw his team combine the genetic material from two strains of bacteria to increase the speed at which the tree …

Biodegradation

What if Volkswagen Designed a Coffee Machine?

The 'Barista Beetle' is a concept coffee machine, designed for the home and office, that pays tribute to Volkswagen's lasting influence on the wider …

Coffee

Solar cell with E. coli generates energy in low light conditions

Researchers have created a type of solar cell that can convert light into energy even in overcast conditions. Unlike commonly used solar products, …

Clean Energy

Heat Maps Reveal Record-Breaking Temperatures Across the Globe

This week was brutal.<p>Cities across the Northern Hemisphere witnessed exceptionally high heat this week, with records breaking in North America, …

Global Warming

Beat the heatwave – these 5 houseplants will actually keep your home cool

In the long run they're inexpensive and environmentally-friendly too!<p><b>Sometimes it feels like no amount of cooling fans or wide open windows will make a hot and stuffy house cooler. But did you know there is actually an i</b><b>nexpensive and environmentally-friendly way to help keep your home cool during</b> …

Plants

World Cup 2018: England fans warned by Apple Watch that their heart rate could be reaching dangerous levels during tense penalty shootout victory

Apple Watches warned England fans that there could be something seriously wrong with their heart during the team's penalty shootout against …

Apple Watch

Did you know the BMW i8’s engine is made in Britain?

Here’s a fact that may have passed you by: the heart of the BMW i8 is British. Well, most of it. The 1.5-litre three-cylinder petrol engine that …

Engines

The latest iOS 12 beta introduces a cool new feature that Apple didn’t announce

A month ago, Apple unveiled its latest software innovations across all platforms, with iOS 12 being the most important announcement that came out of …

Apple

This Guy Challenged Himself To Create a New Print Ad Every Day For a Year, And The Results Are Brilliant

In the summer of 2016, self-confessed "Print Addict" Solomon Tsitsuashvili set himself a goal of creating a new print ad for 365 days in a row. He …

Design

What we found in an undisturbed rainforest hidden on top of an African mountain

Atop Mount Lico in northern Mozambique is a site that few have had the pleasure of seeing—a hidden rainforest, protected by a steep circle of rock. Though the mountain was known to locals, the forest itself remained a secret until six years ago, when Julian Bayliss spotted it on satellite imagery. …

Natural History Museum