Set in the heart of the Opera district, Paris’s shopping hub, the Hotel Banke Paris is a stylish retreat for guests who want to explore the city from its centre.
World Energy Day, first initiated in 2012 by the World Energy Forum as a time to raise awareness of energy use and promote global decarbonising efforts, falls on 22 October.
Sourcing energy from biogas seems the perfect solution to two problems faced in the modern world: mounting waste and the need to rapidly decarbonise in the face of increasingly volatile global temperatures. But just what are the benefits of this method of energy production?
This week Tumblr, in collaboration with grassroots mental health platform Made of Millions, has launched ‘Seen’, an exhibition that seeks to harness augmented reality (AR) to lend new expression to perceptions of mental health.
The future of nuclear seems to be seated in China.
The high cost of carbon capture and storage (CCS) has thus far kept the technology from entering mainstream use, though it is held as one of the few means of keeping fossil fuels in the global energy mix without inciting further environmental damage.
From power line maintenance to uranium enriching – the world of power production can be a risky business.
MIT Energy Initiative has released a study on the future of nuclear energy that says the effective incorporation of nuclear into nations’ future energy mixes is imperative in the fight against climate change.
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 [...]