Declining manufacturing costs and increasing public awareness of environmental dangers means that solar is one of the fastest growing sources of renewable energy.
Skyscrapers could generate their own power thanks to the development of transparent solar panels.
This week is Museum Week — a social-media based celebration which encourages people to interact with their favourite museums online.
This month marks National Poetry Month in the US and Canada — with people celebrating the legacy of famed poets and the art form’s place in society.
Some say that engagement rings should cost two to three months’ pay and feature a glittering diamond.
What would you do (or spend) for love?
The holiday of love is just around the corner, and for some of us finding the perfect date can be a daunting task.
Towering trees and lush plants fill Amazon’s new rain forest-inspired work space, bringing in the outside world to boost productivity and well being.
It is 100 years since the 1918 Representation of the People Act, a law that granted suffrage to women over 30 in the UK and Ireland.
Towering snow sculptures will this week appear in Hokkaido’s Odori Park as Japan prepares for its 69th annual Sapporo Snow Festival.
This February, the UK and Ireland will be celebrating the centenary of women’s suffrage.
Coffee giant Starbucks often uses novelty and gimmick drinks to try to bump up sales.
Tomorrow evening the sky will be host to a rare lunar event — the first so-called blue blood supermoon since 1866.
New Zealand-based space company Rocket Lab has launched an artificial star called the Humanity Star. Though envisioned as a message on transience and earthly fragility, the Humanity Star has been criticised by astronomers as a blight on our already satellite-filled sky.
In areas of conflict around the world, art has been used to bring order and self-expression to unstable times.
Next month it will have been 100 years since the first steps were made for women’s suffrage in the UK and Ireland.
In our social media driven society, the phenomenon of the selfie has become prolific.
Every year on 26 January Australia is divided between those who celebrate the national holiday Australia Day and those who see it as a day of mourning.
Companies are scrambling to distance themselves from the Presidents Club Charity Dinner after allegations of sexual misconduct at the 2018 men-only event.
The current advertising-led business model of social media companies and news publishers needs to change if we are to curb the spread of fake news, according to Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales. According to Wales advertising is “incredibly destructive” for journalism, prioritising the wrong incentives and encouraging click-bait style news articles. Wales was speaking at the
Delegates at the World Economic Forum have heard how power can change the way our brains work leading to increased risk of sexual harassment and abuse in the workplace.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) kicks off in Davos today, with the world’s global leaders, top business executives, and mega rich all laying out their visions of the future. As every year, many are wondering whether any of the meetings’ many promises will actually happen. The 48th annual Davos meeting has the theme Creating a
The prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, is expecting her first child.
With the release of the official Davos reading list last week, many have been quick to point out its lack of female authors.
With mounting levels of waste and plastic pollution, developing ways of dealing with trash has never been more urgent.
In a bid to boost female representation at the annual World Economic Forum, this year’s event is the first ever to be chaired entirely by women. Previously women have made up as little as 17 percent of the meeting’s attendees, despite a 2011 quota requesting strategic partners to send at least one woman for every
This April will mark 50 years since activist Martin Luther King Jr was shot and killed in Memphis, Tennessee.
Today commemorates the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr, a date that has been set aside in the US as a national holiday since 1983.
Today the 45th US president will receive his first physical examination since taking office.
China’s latest move in attempting to curb prolific elephant poaching will take effect this Sunday.