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A Holiday In Dystopia · 9h ago

News: Artists Take To The Skyline

Athena is rising over Leeds A landmark building in Leeds has become the canvas for a pair of street artists who are painting the UK's tallest mural on its façade, writes Mark Cantrell. The i...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 6d ago

Science: Manufacturing Brain And Muscle Tissue From Stem Cells Just Got Faster

The cells that Man made We many not be able to grow custom-made humans in vats just yet, writes Mark Cantrell, but scientists have cracked a clunky problem – how to 'bulk grow' brain and mus...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 2W ago

Blog: Fear And Loathing As Polls Draw To A Close

Apprehension reigns as we wait to learn our fateWith just under an hour to go until the polling booths close, Mark Cantrell shares some quickfire thoughts on the divergent path presented by ...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 2W ago

Science: Students Plan To Be Wright Brothers In Space

Forget blast off, spread your wings and fly  A bunch of students – that's right students – from the University of Manchester are aiming to become the Wright Brothers of space with the world'...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 1M ago

Blog: My Fridge Really Doesn't Need Internet, You Know

Snake oil is as much a lubricant for tech sales as any other branch of business THE next big thing in tech is the so-called Internet of Things (IoT), which largely seems to consist of connec...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 1M ago

News: Research Reveals Supermarkets Can Remote Control Our Walking Speed

Consumerbots rising: try not to be a drone New research claims supermarkets can control our walking speed when shopping, writes Mark Cantrell, so where does that leave our pretensions of bei...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 2M ago

Tech: Stuff Of Life Could Revolutionise Computing

Biology’s source code heralds super-computing revolution  It's the digital revolution, but not as we know it – so forget silicon chips, writes Mark Cantrell. Scientists at Manchester Univers...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 2M ago

Science: 100 Days To The Zombie Apocalypse

Scientists don't rate our chances once the undead bite Scientists at Leicester University don't rate humanity's chances in the event of a zombie apocalypse, writes Mark Cantrell; so, it's pr...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 3M ago

Blog: Matrix Rebooted? Try Something Dark and Gritty

Citizen Zero: The Matrix & Me  Rumour has it there’s a reboot of The Matrix on the way. Well, Inspired Quill’s already got it covered, writes Mark Cantrell, with the forthcoming release of a...
A Holiday In Dystopia · 3M ago

Society: Inequality Drives People To Suicide

Charity report argues inequality is a matter of life and death Debt, bad housing, low pay and insecure employment, it’s a toxic syndrome pushing people to the brink of suicide, argues a new ...