Snapchat Spectacles Are Now Available In The UK

Snapchat’s video-recording Spectacles are finally available here in the UK. The first of those extremely happy Snapbots has just landed in London next to the London Eye. pic.twitter.com/PDB7CeeMQg — Spectacles (@Spectacles) June 2, 2017 Snapchat first unveiled its Spectacles last year as a new and interesting way of capturing short video and then posting it directly to Snapchat. With a ...

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Terminating The Terminator: Real Artificial Intelligence Is Coming

The most mind-bending technologies often outpace what we think of as possible. For example, miniature brains scientists have grown from cultured tissue and used to direct wheeled robots. The scientists hope to discover how human memories are created and then how they may be corrupted by degenerative neuro disease. The same was at once true of artificial intelligence but now ...

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How UK Cities Are Dealing With The Problem Of Air Pollution

The problem of air pollution in cities isn’t new. Back in 1661, diarist John Evelyn published an attack on the ‘hellish and dismal cloud of sea-coal’ enveloping London at the time, suggesting sweet-smelling trees as a solution. Pollution generated by the Industrial Revolution (c.1760-1840) even caused insect species to evolve. In a process called industrial melanism, previously pale-coloured peppered moths ...

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Using Our Bodies As ID: Should We Be Worried?

Personal information is a valuable commodity, so it’s no surprise that cybercriminals seek different ways to get their hands on it. This includes targeting online providers in the hope of bulk-stealing sensitive data in a single attack. But it also includes tricking individuals into disclosing personal data or trying to guess the credentials they use to log in to online ...

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Rita Ora Reveals Her Natural Hair On Instagram And People Can't Get Enough Of It

But her latest ‘do may just be her most popular yet. Ora shared a video of her tousling her soft curls on Instagram with the caption: “Jammin out to YOUR SONG with my Oh nat u ral curls out today!” Within less than a day of being posted Ora’s video had already racked up an impressive 155,000 views. And the ...

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Hijab-Wearing Model Halima Aden Covers Vogue Arabia

Vogue Arabia has made a major step forward for hijab-inclusive fashion after revealing Somali-American model Halima Aden as their latest cover star. The magazine, which has only been available in print for the last three months, previously featured an interview with the 19-year-old model in its April edition, but have now chosen her to grace the front page. Aden also ...

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Beauty, Mindfulness And Transparency: This Is How We Create A New Vision For Fashion Retail

If you asked me what I strive for, I would answer: beauty. And with beauty, I don’t mean a set of standards and perfect proportions. With beauty, I mean the coming together of inspired creativity, innovation, skillful craftsmanship, integrity, commitment, and an open mind and heart. I find beauty in images, in music, in words, as well as in items ...

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Fake masseur jailed for secretly filming naked women

An ex-airman who posed as a professional masseur and secretly filmed naked women using a camera hidden inside a digital clock has been jailed for three years. Matthew Yates, 38, convinced several female clients to remove their underwear for a “full body massage”. He placed the clock between some of the women’s legs without them knowing, Nottingham Crown Court heard. ...

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Most wanted man Mark Acklom 'spotted in Geneva'

One of Britain’s most wanted fugitives, thought to have been at large in Spain, has apparently been photographed in Geneva. Mark Acklom, 43, who allegedly posed as an MI6 agent to con a divorcee from Gloucestershire out of her £850,000 life savings, disappeared in 2012. A photograph, taken on 10 May and said to show him outside a cafe in ...

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Black church receives $2,000 donation from former racist seeking redemption

A black church in Greenville, South Carolina has received $2,000 (£1,554) and a note from a stranger describing themselves as a former “terrible racist”.  In an anonymous letter to Nicholtown Presbyterian Church, the person said they were sending the donation “as a heartfelt apology to the African American community, as a sign of God’s love for you and as a ...

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