The ‘most dangerous woman in Britain’ has become its most popular politician. Does her rise mark the emergence of a new Scotland? When Nicola Sturgeon took the stage on 28 March before 3,000 devotees the
"I want to share what I learned about spending my entire twenties in debt," I said to a friend in the pub when we sneaked in a quick drink before dinner at a new restaurant we'd finally bagged a reservation
Lee Min-bok says he has carried out four cross-border balloon launches bearing copies of Seth Rogen comedy since January A South Korean activist said on Wednesday he had launched thousands of copies of
“I’ll just read this article a little later.” It’s bad enough that procrastination can ruin your work day—an earful from the boss for blowing a deadline, say, or just a later evening at the office than
I have always based me being "good enough" at anything whether it be my job, my parenting skills, or my romantic relationships on what other people thought, instead of what I knew to be true. So I've 5
iiNet and other internet service providers lose bid to keep secret the identities of those who used file-sharing networks to download film Internet providers including iiNet have lost a federal court to
David Cameron should be racing away with this election given the good economic news George Osborne hit the campaign trail in Hove yesterday, posing for cheesy pictures as he made pizzas in a restaurant.
On a mysterious island lost north of Greenland, an isolated Inuit population finds itself torn between modernity and tradition, abandonment and resistance. The landscape is as beautiful as it is disturbing.
Mobile analytics company MixPanel has come up with an eye-watering statistic around iOS 7. The company argues that Apple’s previous generation of its mobile platform will be “virtually dead by the end
Results of largest ever genetics study of a single population could also help refine dates for major events during human evolution Humans are evolving more rapidly than previously thought, according to
Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the
Astro Teller tells the crowd at SXSW that the 28-foot versions didn't crash Google plans to fly an 84-foot wind turbine next month, according to Google X's Astro Teller, who spoke at SXSW today. Google's
A fistful of dates will add a toffee-like texture to any number of dishes. Drop them into your breakfast smoothie, stir them into your cakes or dot them across a simple pizza Dates bring that satisfying
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted for new rules Thursday that will regulate broadband Internet as a public utility for the first time. The five-member commission voted along party lines
All across the planet, the rich keep getting richer, and nearly everyone agrees that this is a problem. If you needed further evidence that we live in a global dystopia where rich people dine like kings
Although we all fume at our phones and computers sometimes, technology really is incredible. It has changed the way we work, making it faster, easier and cheaper than ever to do business on a global scale.
The trend has been dubbed ‘kidulthood’ by commentators True adulthood does not begin in the western world until 25 because young people are putting off settling down for longer, a psychiatrist has claimed.
As companies scramble to discover new uses for small unmanned aircraft, critics fear changes to laws will ignore privacy issues From monitoring vineyards so they are well watered, to filming sequences
Experts say that soldiers could be scanned before deploying and a 'twin' kept online so that new bones could be 3D printed if they are injured Soldiers could be scanned before they enter the battlefield
As books that give answers go, there’s one classic that often gets overlooked – the dictionary. So next time you’re wondering whether a £10 tub of the latest miracle food can really stave off cancer, and
New data shows that the “vanishing” of polar ice is not the result of runaway global warming When future generations look back on the global-warming scare of the past 30 years, nothing will shock them
The “Putin has Asperger’s” story highlights the stupidity of psychological diagnosis from a distance
Can we tell whether Vladimir Putin has a neurodevelopmental disorder simply by watching videos of him? No, don’t be ridiculous Late on Wednesday, USA Today reported that a 2008 study by the Pentagon concluded
The conceptual London Underline would offer pedestrians and cyclists an alternate route through central London. London commuters could one day ditch the Tube for a different kind of underground transportation
Oskar Groening, a former death camp officer, will go on trial in Germany in April charged with at least 300,000 counts of accessory to murder A 93-year-old former Auschwitz death camp officer will go trial
Update: my new post Why Windows 10 Installs Automatically On Windows 7 And Windows 8 looks into the two major automatic upgrades Windows 10 will perform, why and what can be done about them. Microsoft
Running a few times a week at a moderate pace is the best way to improve health, say scientists, as they warn against overdoing it Too much exercise really can kill you, scientists have discovered, after
If you're suffering from gut pain, don't assume you're gluten intolerant: researchers believe other common foods such as garlic and onions could be to blame So you think you’re gluten intolerant? It might