The Oculus Rift is the first truly immersive virtual reality headset. It gives people a very real life experience: the British Army’s latest recruitment drive is using it to drop potential soldiers into […]
This year at the start-up Branto, which has a crowdfunding campaign underway for a robotic sphere priced at $399. It lacks a screen of its own, yet of ...
As we make our New Year resolutions, 60 percent of Americans say they will make ‘green’ ones to lead an environmentally friendly lifestyle for 201 ...
Evidence suggests that children who read for enjoyment every day not only perform better in reading tests than those who don’t, but also develop a wider vocabulary, increased general knowledge [...]
In the 1960s when the world faced chronic food shortages, the green revolution was born and it had an enormous impact on Asia, particularly in India and Latin America. These [...]
“I’m capable of doing things I never thought I could do. I’m motivated to start my own company. I want to make a difference in my community” says Diana, aged [...]
Recently, there has been a story in the news that links low-paid workers including firefighters, teachers and other public sector employees in America to pensioners and single mothers in East [...]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) public comment period on its proposed clean power plan ended last month with more than 1.6 million comments! It’s a complex story with more [...]
Australia’s Aborigines have the worst health statistics and living conditions of any Indigenous group in the world, despite living in one of its richest countries. An Indigenous Australian will die, [...]