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Should children ban their parents from social media? - BBC News

Should children ban their parents from social media? - BBC News | Advanced news | Scoop.it
Parents are recording their children's lives through social media. But what will their children say about all those pictures when they get older.
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The fetishisation of work is making us miserable. Let’s learn to live again | Anna Coote

The fetishisation of work is making us miserable. Let’s learn to live again | Anna Coote | Advanced news | Scoop.it
Long hours and poor pay are wreaking havoc on our lives. Rather than fixating on growth, if we restructured the working week it would allow people to flourish
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We probably just heard a message from aliens, scientists say

We probably just heard a message from aliens, scientists say | Advanced news | Scoop.it
Scientists have heard hugely unusual messages from deep in space that they think are coming from aliens. A new analysis of strange modulations in a tiny set of stars appears to indicate that it could be coming from extraterrestrial intelligence that is looking to alert us to their existence. The new study reports the finding of specific modulations in just 234 out of the 2.5 million stars that have been observed during a survey of the sky. The work found that a tiny fraction of them seemed to be behaving strangely.
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Spain's population set to drop 11% by 2050

Spain's population set to drop 11% by 2050 | Advanced news | Scoop.it
Low birth rate and high life expectancy ‘will lead to 5.3 million fewer inhabitants and over-65s making up 34% of total’
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Why the present day could be the best time to be alive

Why the present day could be the best time to be alive | Advanced news | Scoop.it
It feels like it’s been a bad year, but scientific and societal strides forward in recent decades have transformed global living standards.
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These unlucky people have names that break computers

These unlucky people have names that break computers | Advanced news | Scoop.it
An unlucky few have names that can utterly confuse computers, and it makes their life online quite the headache. Why does it happen?
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The builder who changed how the world keeps time

The builder who changed how the world keeps time | Advanced news | Scoop.it
Britain introduced daylight saving time 100 years ago – and was quickly followed by countries worldwide. Love it or hate it, there’s a stubborn British campaigner you can thank.
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How does 'Curvy Barbie' compare with an average woman? - BBC News

How does 'Curvy Barbie' compare with an average woman? - BBC News | Advanced news | Scoop.it
Three new types of Barbie have reached the UK. But how close do they come to representing the average young woman?
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How 3D printing is shaking up high end dining - BBC News

How 3D printing is shaking up high end dining - BBC News | Advanced news | Scoop.it
How 3D printing is revolutionising the gourmet dining industry.
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Fake girlfriend, revisited - BBC News

Fake girlfriend, revisited - BBC News | Advanced news | Scoop.it
It's been three years since I hired a fake online girlfriend - and it's now becoming an industry.
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Solar cars might be impressive. But vegan diets are better for the planet | Leilani Münter

Solar cars might be impressive. But vegan diets are better for the planet | Leilani Münter | Advanced news | Scoop.it
It is not enough to cut down on fossil fuel emissions. Its also important to think about how meat consumption harms the environment
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The American student who gave Cambodian children a chance to get clean - BBC News

The American student who gave Cambodian children a chance to get clean - BBC News | Advanced news | Scoop.it
An American student found a way of supplying Cambodian villagers with cheap soap - by recycling the waste from fancy hotels.
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6 things British people don't want to buy anymore

6 things British people don't want to buy anymore | Advanced news | Scoop.it
The fascinating shopping habits of Middle Britain have been revealed in John Lewis' annual report - showing that selfie sticks are out, and TV dinner trays are in. The 'How We Shop, Live And Look’ gives us a glimpse into the nation's ever-changing shopping habits, showing which items are waning in popularity, and which ones are flying off the shelves.
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This is what to do if you’ve been sacked

This is what to do if you’ve been sacked | Advanced news | Scoop.it
Broadcast it on Facebook? Your next move will set the stage for a comeback. Here's what to do and how to do it.
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No pets, no kids, no flights: how readers are reducing their carbon footprint

No pets, no kids, no flights: how readers are reducing their carbon footprint | Advanced news | Scoop.it
Poll by Guardian and partner papers finds Europeans pessimistic but proactive before crunch Paris climate talks
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Texting Isn’t the First New Technology Thought to Impair Social Skills

Texting Isn’t the First New Technology Thought to Impair Social Skills | Advanced news | Scoop.it
When Alexander Graham Bell introduced the telephone, skeptics worried about how it might affect people’s interactions
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New York college moves to strip gender markings from all bathrooms

New York college moves to strip gender markings from all bathrooms | Advanced news | Scoop.it
In a pioneering move, the Cooper Union administration is taking steps to remove the designations across campus, following student action last year
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The immortalist: Uploading the mind to a computer - BBC News

The immortalist: Uploading the mind to a computer - BBC News | Advanced news | Scoop.it
While many tech moguls dream of changing the way we live with new devices, one Russian internet millionaire is looking for a way to make humans immortal.
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Older women are invisible in the workplace. What are we meant to do until the age of 67? | Suzanne Moore

Older women are invisible in the workplace. What are we meant to do until the age of 67? | Suzanne Moore | Advanced news | Scoop.it
It was great to see Jenny Beavan troll the Oscars ego-fest, but she is an exception. Most women are sent out to pasture long before their ever-retreating pension arrives
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Why sleeping in could make you a better worker

Why sleeping in could make you a better worker | Advanced news | Scoop.it
Not all of us are suited to early starts – and by adjusting our working schedules to match our sleep patterns, we could be a lot more productive, research suggests.
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Your pet doesn’t love you – it’s just trapped by you | Laura Marcus

Your pet doesn’t love you – it’s just trapped by you | Laura Marcus | Advanced news | Scoop.it
I find it easier to explain not having children than my dislike of keeping pets. I love animals, I just don’t feel the need to own them
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