Google posts Financial Times op-ed outlining YouTube plans to combat terrorism

Image: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images By Adario Strange2017-06-18 22:05:14 UTC Following a wave of terrorist attacks in the UK in recent months, Google’s senior vice-president and general counsel, Kent Walker, used one of the leading publications in the country to outline a plan to combat the use by terrorists of Google’s tools.  On Sunday, Walker […]

Chemists have created a self-healing plastic that could increase the durability of vehicles

In a collaboration between Reading and Oxford University, chemists have created a polymer that can repair itself.  They hope it can soon be used to dress wounds like a layer of artificial skin. Read more… More about Uk, Chemistry, Medicine, University Of Oxford, and Real Time Video Source link

Teen conquers her biggest fear with radiant bathing suit Twitter post

A British teen took on one of her biggest fears with a single tweet and her response to her haters has been inspiring. 13-year-old Paris Harvey suffers from a metabolic condition that makes her put on weight quickly. She also has hip dysplasia, which — when combined with her condition — makes losing weight difficult. […]

Spectacles have FINALLY arrived in Europe

The hard-done-by Snapchatters of Europe have waited long and hard for this moment. Snap’s Spectacles have, at long last, come to Europe. Took Snapchat long enough, mind you.  At 7 a.m. Friday morning, Snapbots landed in London, Paris, Barcelona and Venice, meaning European Snapchatters can ~finally~ get their hands on Spectacles. For those of us […]

J.K. Rowling slams Fox contributor in the wake of the Manchester attack

J.K. Rowling was not impressed with Laura Ingraham’s tweet.Image: James Gourley/REX/Shutterstock/mashable composite By Sam Haysom2017-05-25 11:37:52 UTC Tributes and vigils have been taking place across the world in the days following Monday’s bomb attack in Manchester.  The Eiffel Tower went dark on Tuesday to honour the victims. This is something that’s been done before in […]

A fleet of driverless cars will travel from London to Oxford in 2019

Britain is at the forefront of driverless vehicles technology with autonomous shuttles and self-driving cars being tested in the streets of London.  Now, the UK government has announced plans to have cars traveling autonomously from London to Oxford in 2019.  Driven, a consortium led by Oxbotica, received £8 million in funding from a total of […]

This British teen standing up for gender equality is our feminist hero

Image: FACEBOOK / THE GUILTY FEMINIST PODCAST By April Hautea2017-04-23 07:30:00 UTC Liv Jones didn’t wake up one morning and decide that she was going to be the face of teenage feminism.  But with one tweet, the shy 14-year-old found herself at the forefront of an online social media movement. It began when Liv’s school […]

Meet the woman who created a Google doc on how to tactical vote

Everyone loves a good spreadsheet, right?!Image: Christopher Mineses / mashable By Liza Hearon2017-04-22 08:30:00 UTC The resistance is alive in Britain, and it’s armed with a spreadsheet. A super detailed, exquisitely crafted Google spreadsheet called “How to Vote to Stop the Tories” started doing the rounds on social media almost immediately after a snap election […]

‘Game of Thrones’ actor Lena Headey opens up about mental health on Twitter

When you’re so used to seeing actors dressed up and in character, it’s sometimes easy to forget that they’re real people too. Lena Headey, who plays Cersei Lannister in Game of Thrones, has always been very honest and open on Twitter. On Thursday, one of her fans asked Headey a question about insecurity. Her response […]

Obsess over your dog even more with this smart pet door

People who want to know everything about their pets have a powerful new tool.  SureFlap, based in the UK, already makes a line of products connected to pets’ implanted microchips. Now it’s putting out an app-enabled pet door for cats and small dogs.  It should be pretty straightforward to start tracking your pet with the […]