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This Is the Only Acceptable Way to Cut in Line, According to Science

This Is the Only Acceptable Way to Cut in Line, According to Science

Got no patience? We will allow you to slide in front of us, but only under these specific conditions…
The iPhone Keyboard Has Had a Mouse This Whole Time

The iPhone Keyboard Has Had a Mouse This Whole Time

Good news, iPhone users! Your phone has had a hidden mouse all along.
9 Common Sayings That Are Actually Total Nonsense

9 Common Sayings That Are Actually Total Nonsense

ALWAYS cry over spilled milk, NEVER pick the low-hanging fruit, and 7 more common sayings improved by science.
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Why Do We Remember False Information?

Why Do We Remember False Information?

This phenomenon could explain why myths like “vaccines cause autism” and “fat in food is bad” stick around.
The Great Forgetting

The Great Forgetting

The mechanics of memory remain mysterious – but new infant studies could hold the key.

The Real Likelihood You Are Being Watched Through Your Laptop Camera

We've all heard that our computer camera can be used to spy on us. Is it true? Is it even possible? We got the tech experts to give us the download.
Can We Survive On Mars?

Can We Survive On Mars?

If you believe the news, a human mission to Mars is no longer a sci-fi fantasy. But what problems would we need to overcome? And should we even try?

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Everything you Need to Know About STEM

Everything you Need to Know About STEM

Why the focus is on Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

The Secret Lives of Passwords

The Secret Lives of Passwords

What’s your password? Told to select a random string of characters, we often chose something that reveals a lot about ourselves.

The Golden Rules of Facebook

The Golden Rules of Facebook

Follow our expert tips to avert your own Facebook faux pas and improve your social media encounters.

9 Smart Uses for Your Mobile Phone Camera

9 Smart Uses for Your Mobile Phone Camera

The camera on your phone is useful for so much more than taking selfies.

The Big One

The Big One

A devastating earthquake and tsunami will happen. The only question is when.

Long Live Your Phone Battery

Long Live Your Phone Battery

In theory, modern smartphones can last hundreds of hours on a single charge. But in practice today’s top phones will squeeze out about 20 hours at best. With that in mind, we tested both Android (Google) and iOS (Apple) phones to pin down battery-saving tricks that actually work.

In Praise of Technology

In Praise of Technology

I am as guilty as anyone of romanticising our simpler low-tech past. But the fact is, my smartphone is a godsend.

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