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The Augmented World Expo in San Jose was Fascinating

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 06.14.2016 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Zoltan Istvan trying on the Atheer AiR Suite at the Augmented World Expo A few months ago, I was invited by tech guru Tom Emrich to speak at the Augm...

Poles Apart - Champagne on ice to Camping on ice in the Space of a Month

Sue Flood | Posted 06.01.2016 | Travel
Sue Flood

My career as a wildlife and travel filmmaker and photographer has taken me to many extreme environments over the last twenty-five years, some inhospitable and potentially dangerous.

The Fabulous Photographs of Nature in Israel

Lev Hakak | Posted 06.06.2016 | Religion
 Lev Hakak

Eretz Israel Museum Tel-Aviv is currently presenting two exhibitions of nature photography. The Natural History Museum, London owns one of them, cal...

Sale of Aramco, Cabinet Shake-up: Is it the Beginning of the End for Saudi Arabia?

David Oualaalou | Posted 05.23.2016 | Politics
David Oualaalou

Saudi Arabia's financial power derives from its oil wealth; thus, offering for sale some of Aramco's precious assets could have serious consequences for the royal family's existence. So why is the king pursuing this strategy?

Woman Dresses As 90-Year-Old For A Day, Has Shocking Revelation

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.21.2016 | Fifty

Ageism isn't something we usually think about until we're a target of it ourselves as we get older. To find out exactly how differently society treats...

You Won't Believe How Cool It Is To Watch Fish Decompose

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.14.2016 | Science

Who knew watching a fish decompose could be so compelling? In a new time-lapse video (above), released Wednesday by BBC Earth Unplugged, a John Dory a...

You Can Buy An Entire Village In England

Atlas Obscura | Posted 04.11.2016 | Travel
Atlas Obscura

The Dawney Arms, the village's pub. (Photo: Google Maps) by Erik Shilling, originally posted on Atlas Obscura The English village of West Hesler...

This Is What A Philosophically Engaged Debate On Immigration Looks Like

Michael Sandel | Posted 04.03.2016 | Politics
Michael Sandel

What might a richer, more philosophically engaged immigration debate look like? With the help of the BBC and a group of participants from over 30 countries, I recently tried to answer this question.

Let's Recall When The BBC Convinced People Spaghetti Grew On Trees

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 04.01.2016 | Weird News

In the media, we throw around a lot of overblown terms like “the best ___ ever.” But in 1957, the BBC actually pulled off the best April Fools’ ...

Watch These 10-Year-Olds Hold Their Own Against A Veteran Journalist

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 03.21.2016 | Parents

Looks like we just got a glimpse of two future leaders. According to BBC News, 10-year-olds Henrietta and Charlotte talked with veteran journalist and...

Hackers Are Using Expired Domains To Launch Attacks

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.17.2016 | Technology

March 16 (Reuters) - Expired domain names are becoming the latest route for cyber criminals to find their way into the computers of unsuspecting users...

BBC Culture Editor Predicts Oscar Winners And Talks Diversity

Tara Kangarlou | Posted 02.27.2016 | Media
Tara Kangarlou

In a casual conversation in BBC Worldwide offices in New York City, Christian Blauvelt, BBC.com's Deputy Culture Editor gives us an insider scoop into the 2016 Oscar nominations and predicts the top winners of this year's Academy Awards.

The BBC Will Air Super Bowl 50 In The UK Without Any Ads

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.04.2016 | Sports

What's your favorite part of the Super Bowl: the ads, or the game? If you're in the U.K., hopefully you chose the latter, because the BBC, which has e...

How I Got There: Angel Blue

Lan Anh Vu | Posted 02.01.2016 | Entertainment
Lan Anh Vu

Angel Blue is an American soprano singer, Miss Hollywood 2005, and BBC presenter of the BBC Proms and the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition....

BBC micro.bit steals the show at BETT

Adi Gaskell | Posted 01.25.2016 | Education
Adi Gaskell

Amidst a renewed effort to get young people interested in a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM), a raft of simple yet pow...

Mark Ruffalo Is Going To The Oscars, But Understands Why Others Won’t

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 01.21.2016 | Entertainment

This is why we love Mark Ruffalo. In a sit-down interview with BBC News, the actor, who is nominated for his performance in the celebrated film "Spot...

Gillian Anderson on What She Would Do If She Wasn't Acting

Quora | Posted 01.13.2016 | Entertainment
Quora

These Questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Watch Monkeys Snatch Tourists' Valuables As Ransom

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.13.2016 | Travel

Sunglasses, hats and smartphones (at least one with a camera) are travel must-haves for any human taking a sunny vacation. But for monkeys in Bali, t...

Gillian Anderson's Agent Scully On What It's Like To Reunite With Mulder After All These Years

Quora | Posted 01.12.2016 | Entertainment
Quora

Well David is David, so as you know, he's funny and irreverent and we have a laugh. We laugh about the olden days and about how different it is to do the series as old people. He has a better memory than me so the conversation is usually him being reminded of something we did and me saying, "Really? That happened? In which of the 20,000 episodes?"

Elon Musk Isn't Afraid Of A Rival Electric Car From Apple

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business

Elon Musk is pretty sure that Apple has its own electric car in the works, but he doesn't seem that worried. The Tesla chief told the BBC in an inter...

How Carrie Fisher Is Leading The Fight Against Ageism

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 01.09.2016 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

It's illegal for employers to allow the age of their workers to influence decisions about hiring, promotion, and retention. There are laws banning discrimination in the workplace on the basis of age in the U.S. as well as the U.K. However, these laws don't mean that ageism doesn't exist in more subtle ways.

World Boxing Champ Says Anti-Gay, Sexist Remarks Are 'Tongue In Cheek'

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

(Reuters) - Tyson Fury, the boxer at the center of controversy over comments about women and homosexuals, made an apology at the BBC Sports Personalit...

4-Year-Old's Live TV Outburst Makes Interview Far More Entertaining

The Huffington Post | Whitney Meers | Posted 12.02.2015 | Parents

Four-year-old Harry steals the show on BBC BreakfastFour-year-old Harry got rather excited when he and his mum appeared live on BBC Breakfast to discu...

7 Reasons Working From Home Isn't Working For Me

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 11.30.2015 | Comedy
Susan McCorkindale

I can deal with the interruptions, the noise, even the fact that I'm forced to pee in the closet next to my summer clothes. But if I can't connect to Google, I'm a goner.

Sarah Palin Sends Very Mushy Thank-You Note To New BFF Adele

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.23.2015 | Entertainment

"Rumor Has It" that Adele and Sarah Palin are fast becoming BFFs. The singer told a UK TV show on Friday night that her success in the U.S. was thanks...