Lost dog? How nose prints could help pet and owner reunite

Technology - Fri, 06/10/2022 - 13:08
A face identification app could allow smartphone users to help owners find their missing animals.

Love Island: Second hand clothes and the trouble with fast fashion

Science/Nature - Fri, 06/10/2022 - 05:15
As Love Island contestants get dressed in second-hand clothes, can fashion ever be eco-friendly?

My Name Is Leon: Sir Lenny Henry brings moving adoption story to screen

Entertainment - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 23:43
The actor and comedian on why he wanted to make a TV version of Kit de Waal's novel My Name Is Leon.

Elephant tusk ivory sold on eBay a decade after self-imposed ban

Science/Nature - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 23:28
Sellers simply call ivory by other names including 'bovine bone', investigation shows.

Is it the end for the lush lawns of Los Angeles?

Technology - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 20:08
Tougher rules on watering gardens mean residents will have to consider alternatives to green grass.

Anna Chojnicka: Bruising bananas to create elaborate works of art

Entertainment - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 20:01
Anna Chojnicka bruises the skin of bananas to create intricate artworks before eating her creations.

YouTube accused of not tackling Musk Bitcoin scam streams

Technology - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 20:00
YouTube is being criticised for failing to tackle a network of scammers streaming fake Elon Musk videos.

Michael Owen: NFT tweet deleted after Advertising Standards Authority contact

Technology - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 15:17
Former England striker Michael Owen is rebuked by the Advertising Standards Authority over tweets about a non-fungible token project.

Ms Marvel: Critics praise Disney's 'joyful' first Muslim superhero story

Entertainment - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 09:45
Disney+ series Ms Marvel, which stars Iman Vellani, is said to have made "pop culture history".

Europe's 'largest ever' predator dinosaur found on Isle of Wight

Science/Nature - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 08:00
University of Southampton palaeontologists identify the remains of a dinosaur measuring 32ft.

James Webb Space Telescope hit by tiny meteoroid

Science/Nature - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 05:34
Nasa says the incident is not expected to limit the mission's overall performance.

Samrat Prithviraj: Why did a Bollywood film on a popular Hindu king fail?

Entertainment - Thu, 06/09/2022 - 00:13
A much-hyped film on the 12th Century Indian king Prithviraj Chauhan has tanked at the box office. Why?

Ministry of Defence acquires government's first quantum computer

Technology - Wed, 06/08/2022 - 23:56
The Ministry of Defence is embarking on a year-long project into the possibilities of quantum computing.

At least 1,400 rural phone boxes protected from closing

Technology - Wed, 06/08/2022 - 08:58
New Ofcom rules will protect boxes in areas of poor mobile coverage or where they are needed for safety.

UK will not copy EU demand for common charging cable

Technology - Wed, 06/08/2022 - 07:27
The EU has provisionally agreed new mobile devices must, by autumn 2024, use the same type of charger.

Climate change: Ukraine war prompts fossil fuel 'gold rush' - report

Science/Nature - Wed, 06/08/2022 - 05:12
Russia's invasion of Ukraine and soaring gas prices have led to new greenhouse gas emitting projects, researchers say.

Uber powers emergency food deliveries in Ukraine

Technology - Tue, 06/07/2022 - 22:43
Uber has built a "private-label" version of its delivery platform to help the UN deliver food and water.

Antarctica: Southern Ocean floor mapped in greatest ever detail

Science/Nature - Tue, 06/07/2022 - 21:42
A new map traces the shape of the remote ocean bed surrounding Antarctica.

Tove Styrke is sick of the streaming song formula

Entertainment - Tue, 06/07/2022 - 20:47
The Swedish star explains why she's rejected the slick, corporate Spotify sound to follow her gut.

Apple announces buy now pay later, among iOS 16 plans

Technology - Tue, 06/07/2022 - 09:44
The tech giant is introducing the controversial service as part of its iOS 16 update.