From robot surgeons to a range of different healthcare apps, artificial intelligence (AI) is driving medical advances.
Europeans and Asians currently operate the fastest high-speed trains in the world, regularly commuting on trains such as the Shanghai Maglev and Harmony CRH 380A.
With a focus on reported casualties, which 20th century battles have gone down as the deadliest?
The global alcoholic beverages market is expected to reach a value of $1,594bn by 2022, according to Allied Market Research.
US and European carriers continue to dominate the global airlines industry, but who are the world’s biggest airlines?
With a focus on the biggest armies in the world, here’s a look at how women in the army fare.
Oil and gas professionals working on offshore platforms draw good wages as their work not only demands long time spent away from the coast, but is also physically and mentally challenging.
The atomic bomb is often thought of as the deadliest weapon, but there are a number of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) weapons that can have an equally, or even more, devastating effect.
The world’s first tank, as we know them, was invented in Britain and grew out of a prototype by Fosters of Lincoln.
The Piper Alpha disaster in the North Sea, UK, remains the worst offshore oil disaster in history after 167 people lost their lives in July 1988.
From the enormous Tsar Bomba, detonated with the force of 3,800 Hiroshima explosions, to the Mk-41, the biggest thermonuclear device ever built by the US, here’s a list ranking 10 of the world’s most powerful nuclear weapons based on explosive power (or yield).
The US Army size dwarfs that of most other nations and together with the country’s high expenditure on defence makes it a formidable force.
Black Friday is one of the biggest days of the year for retailers.
Drug development company C4X Discovery is using the same technology used to build the incredibly popular Fortnite video game to develop medicines in the digital world that it hopes can make an impact in the real world.
Acquired by Amazon for $970m in 2014, the streaming platform, Twitch, which is most associated with people broadcasting them playing videogames, was one of the internet giant’s largest acquisitions.
Following a landmark ruling, Canada became the second country in the world to fully legalise marijuana, with adults now allowed to possess up to 30 grams, grow up to four plants, and smoke everywhere that cigarettes are permitted (apart from cars).
Recently opened Twisted Bar is taking a novel approach to its cocktail menu.
Everybody, at one time or another, has completed repetitive and mundane tasks at work.
Scary movies are making their debut in the cinemas, costume boards on Pinterest are being shared consistently, and pumpkin shortages are occurring throughout the country.
Grocers should consider introducing more widespread deposit and return schemes instead of waiting for government action, since 88.9% of UK consumers stated that they would be likely to use a scheme as environmental concerns move higher up their agendas.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued Heathrow Airport with a £120,000 fine for failing to protect personal data after a member of the public found a USB stick lost by an employee in October last year.
Talk of 5G has been around for so long that it already feels like an old technology event even though it isn’t commercially available yet.
Experts from the UK government and the City have warned that another financial crisis will happen and is just a question of when and how bad it will be.
Known for inexpensive flat-pack home furnishings, IKEA’s forays into the tech world have, until recently, been limited.
Goldman Sachs UK has ramped up its efforts to transition from Wall Street to the High Street.
Half of all millionaire CEOs are self-made according to a study of those that hold the ‘chief executive’ job title.
US tech giants told Congress that they would support a federal data privacy law to protect consumer data, as long as it didn’t stifle creativity and innovation.
Did you know that Google was originally called Backrub or that Yahoo had the opportunity to acquire its technology and turned it down?
European tech companies including Spotify and Deezer have signed a letter to EU ministers calling for proposed regulations to go further to prevent unfair business practices by tech giants.
Earlier this week, Snapchat announced that it is testing Visual Search, “a new way to search for products on Amazon right from the Snapchat camera”.