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Monthly Archives: June, 2019

Cryptocurrency – The Final Frontier for Star Trek’s Kirk

Star Trek’s Captain Kirk - actor William Shatner - has crossed the financial frontier to launch his own cryptocurrency. His start-up Third Millennia is offering a blockchain solution for collectors who need to prove their ownership and authenticity of real...

Boaty McBoatface Comes Up Trumps On First Mission

The world’s favourite exploration submarine Boaty McBoatface has made a significant discovery on its maiden scientific voyage. The autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) has mapped the freezing ocean waters off Antarctica in 3D to reveal to scientists that seas are warming...

Messi Is World’s Highest Paid Sports Star

Argentina and Barcelona striker Lionel Messi is the world’s highest paid athlete having banked £100.30 million in the past year. Hot on his heels is long-time rival Cristiano Ronaldo, who plays for Juventus in Italy and captains the Portugal national...

Stig Severinsen Breatheology Explained

Everyone starts life with a deep breath - and continues to keep breathing for more than 25,000 times a day until their final breath. Despite breathing on autopilot for all our lives, Severinsen argues that few people know how to...

Where Bitcoin Is Worth A Score Of 11 Points

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency speak have arrived as counter-cultures as they take their place in an official dictionary. Bitcoin is among a host of new words in the Merriam-Webster Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, even though the term won a place in...

Stephen Hawking’s Star Burns Bright Among The Greats Of Science

The annals of science include some great names - Darwin, Einstein, Newton and Galileo to name a few - but Stephen Hawking star burns bright among them. Hawking’s triumph is even more impressive because he fought for decades against a...

Going Underground – The Amazing Depthscrapers

While the rest of the world was planning skyscrapers reaching to the heavens, planners in Tokyo were looking to dig deep. In the 1930s, they drafted plans for ‘depthscrapers’ to defy earthquakes by building enormous buildings reaching dozens of storeys...

Does Project xCloud Mean The Death Of Gaming Consoles?

Microsoft is ling up alongside Sony and Google with a game streaming service that is likely to be the death knell for consoles. The Seattle software giant is launching Project xCloud in the autumn to compete with Sony’s PlayStation Now...

Vettel In Incredible Sulk After Victory Is Snatched Away

Formula 1 needs a new roadmap to guide drivers and the sport’s administrators, says Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel after he was stripped of first place in the Canadian Grand Prix. Vettel crossed the line first, ahead of Lewis Hamilton in his...

What The World’s Been Searching For Online In 2017

With millions of searches every day and a huge slice of the world’s available information and knowledge available, just what were the most popular searches on Google in 2017? The everyday queries show our obsession with celebrities, technology and the...

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Trump And Teenager Go Toe To Toe Over Climate Change Spat

A David and Goliath battle between US President Donald Trump and teenage climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg has broken...

Pineapples Are The Best Way To Keep Snorers Quiet

The best remedy to stop your partner snoring and keeping you awake is a pineapple, say scientists. But the solution is not to ram the...

Millions Face Losing WhatsApp Messaging In Big Switch Off

Millions of users of the social media network WhatsApp face a crunch time within a few days as the app will go offline for...

What You Need To Know About The Deadly Coronavirus

The outbreak of  deadly coronavirus in China has led to the death of nine people and left hundreds more infected. The virus is centred on...

New App Will Stop Forgotten Signups Taking Your Money

How many times have you signed up for a trial subscription service and forgotten to cancel the payment? Everyone is guilty, but now a new...