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MasterCard announces ‘Free Fare Monday’s promotion for Apple Pay users in London

Leading credit card issuer MasterCard has announced the launch of a limited-period promotion called ‘Fare Free Mondays.’ The promotion, which kicked off on November 23, will run through December 14.

The special ‘Fare Free Mondays’ promotion announced by MasterCard will unfold an... read more

Haunting photographs of Sir Ernest Shackleton and crew's struggle to survive in big freeze of Antarctic ready to go on display

Stunning images of Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew's survival struggle against the odds in the Antarctic are ready to go on display. The haunting photographs are going to be a part of an exhibition at London's Royal Geographical Society to open on Sunday.

Sunday will mark 100 years to... read more

Great Tits willing to starve themselves to spend more time with their mates

After carrying out research on great tits, a bird species, scientists at the University of Oxford have found that these birds are ready to stay hungry to spend more time with their mates. Their choices to stay together in short term help in gaining long-term benefits in maintaining relationships... read more

Fortingall Yew Tree changing Sex after Thousands of Years

In a shocking turn of events, a British tree has been found changing its sex. The tree, Fortingall Yew, has been undergoing sex change after thousands of years, according to reports. Most parts of the tree are still male, but its branches have started exhibiting characteristics of female... read more

David Cameron: All UK homes/businesses will have "fast broadband" access by 2020

UK Prime Minster David Cameron has pledged that “fast broadband” will be reached to all the homes and businesses in the country by the year 2020.

The announcement by Cameron has comes against the backdrop of the PM’s imminent introduction of a “universal service obligation” for broadband... read more

Vodafone UK: Hackers accessed accounts of nearly 2,000 customers in recent attack

British telecom firm Vodafone UK said on Saturday that hackers gained access to the accounts of nearly 2,000 of the company’s customers, in a Thursday attack. The latest attack reported by Vodafone UK is the second cyber attack to have hit the company in October.

According to the details... read more

‘Nuka-Cola Quantum’ will hit store shelves on 'Fallout 4' launch date --- Nov 10

According to last-week reports, Amazon UK and Carlsberg UK will be delivering a new limited edition beer – ‘Nuka-Cola Quantum’ – this month, in time for the launch of Bethesda Softworks’ much-awaited new Fallout game – ‘Fallout 4.’

The limited-edition Nuka-Cola Quantum beer will hit the... read more

Oxford University finds Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is not actually a chronic illness

Oxford University has discovered that Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is not actually a chronic illness. It also found that sufferers of the disease can overcome symptoms by doing more exercise and staying positive. During the landmark study, hundreds of sufferers were followed for two years. The study... read more

TalkTalk hires BAE Systems to investigate recent cyberattack

In a statement released on Sunday, British broadband provider TalkTalk Telecom Plc said that it has hired defense firm BAE Systems to probe into the "significant and sustained" attack which hit its website last week.

The cyberattack which is being investigated by TalkTalk along with BAE... read more

Have you ever thought that the length of your facial hair can determine your worth as a man? No? Well, that’s exactly what is suggested by a latest study.  According to the study, whiskered men are apparently 27% more likely to be unfaithful in relationships as compared to their clean shaven brethren.  The length of your facial hair can determine your worth as a man. Yes, you have read it right, as this is what has been suggested by a new study. As per the study, whiskered men are apparently 27% more likely

Have you ever thought that the length of your facial hair can determine your worth as a man? No? Well, that’s exactly what is suggested by a latest study. According to the study, whiskered men are apparently 27% more likely to be unfaithful in relationships as compared to their clean shaven... read more

Blocks launches Kickstarter campaign for ‘modular smartwatch’

UK-based startup Blocks has launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for a ‘modular smartwatch’ concept. The Blocks modular smartwatch has been in development at the company for nearly two years, but it is still a prototype at this stage.

With the launch of Blocks’ Kickstarter... read more

Study reveals Alzheimer's Disease could be Infectious

In a new study, researchers said they have found evidence to suggest Alzheimer's disease may be transmitted in surgeries. The researchers at University College London suggested that the disease could pass on through contaminated medical instruments and blood transfusions.

The Alzheimer's... read more

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