Amazon Performs Terribly In Greenpeace's Latest 'Greener Electronics' Report

Greenpeace has released its latest ‘Greener Electronics’ report in which it ranks each of the major tech companies on their commitment to environmentally friendly practices. While Apple featured as the second most responsible company, Amazon faced heavy criticism from the report with the authors going so far as to say it is “one of the least transparent companies in the ...

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This Flexible Skin Can Actually Give Robots A Real Sense Of 'Touch'

In their quest to take over the world and replace human beings, robots were missing one always crucial element – the ability to perform tasks quite as effectively as people do. But now all that has changed. A team of robotics engineers in the USA have made an “important breakthrough” in developing a flexible skin that allows machines to feel ...

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London's Electric Black Cab Is Being Tested On The Streets Of London

London’s electric black cab has, we think it’s fair to say, been a long time coming. Well today the company that makes the vehicles has confirmed that six of them are currently driving around the capital as they go through the final and perhaps most gruelling test environment: London’s traffic. LEVC The six vehicles and their drivers will be collecting ...

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Beats Studio3 Wireless Review

Beats has always had something of a hard ride from the audiophiles of the world. Often criticised for being overpriced, too bass-heavy the brand has defied this snobbishness and ended up selling absolutely bucketloads of headphones. While in the past some of the criticisms levelled against Beats would have been accurate the company has gone through something of a renaissance, ...

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Jeans With A High Waste

Who doesn’t own a pair of jeans? Invented in 1873 by Jacob Davis and Levi Strauss (sound familiar?), jeans have gone from being the workwear of farm labourers and miners during the American gold rush to a staple of virtually everyone’s wardrobe. In the UK alone we spend a whopping £1.6 billion every year on jeans (source: Kantar Worldpanel). The ...

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A Louis Theroux Christmas Jumper Is Trending On Twitter And Fans Want To Buy It NOW

The words “All I want for Christmas is Louis Theroux” are knitted into the jumper with a festive framing and Theroux’s face taking centre stage.  On Twitter, Theroux joked: “Please place orders early as my Mum is struggling to keep up with demand.” But fans were seriously intrigued about where they could buy this gem of a jumper.  Although eBay ...

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Model Cameron Russell Campaigns To Give A Voice To Victims Of Sexual Harassment In The Fashion Industry

Model and Ted speaker Cameron Russell has taken to Instagram to show her support for victims of sexual harassment – particularly those in the fashion industry. As news about allegations made against film executive Harvey Weinstein unfolded and engulfed the internet, many took to social media to share their stories using the hashtag #MeToo.  Russell started her own sexual harassment related Insta-campaign on 11 ...

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What Can We Learn From London Fashion Week? – Sustainable Fashion

London Fashion Week….. London Fashion Week 2017 has finished – a frantic festival of catwalk shows and new designs. But it’s not just about style and glamour, fashion is big business – the UK fashion industry contributed £28billion to the economy last year and supported 880,000 UK jobs (Oxford Economics). It’s popular too – Many people love discovering the new ...

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Victoria's Secret Releases Video Of Models Celebrating Their Casting With Tears, Screams And Dancing

Victoria’s Secret has released footage of this year’s chosen models being told they made it into the Shanghai show.  The show is one of the most sought-after gigs for models looking to make their mark in the industry.  So it’s not surprising that some the women’s reactions involved extreme displays of happiness: from dancing to crying with joy.  “For every ...

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Abuse common in music industry too – Sir Tom Jones

Sir Tom Jones has said the abuse and harassment alleged to have taken place in Hollywood is also widespread in the music industry. The singer was discussing the allegations surrounding Harvey Weinstein in an interview with the BBC. “Things have always happened in the music industry as well,” he said. “There’s been people complaining about publicists and different things they’ve ...

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