virtual reality
Scaring Us Silly: How VR is Making Horror More Realistic Than Ever

Games developers and film-makers have been creating spine-chilling experiences within the horror genre for decades. Combining haunting soundtracks, shadowy threats, elements of surprise, otherworldly aliens, unsteady found-footage camerawork, grotesque imagery and so much more to scare us silly on big and small screens alike. Read More >>

social media
Welcome to Your Online Breakup: How to Handle IRL Heartbreak and Your Social Media Headache in 2016

Whether you’ve been together two months or two decades, I think we can all agree that breakups monumentally suck. Read More >>

science
The Bizarre Evolutionary Anomaly That is Travel Sickness

They say it’s not about where you’re going, but how you get there. And that you should enjoy the journey or the ride as much as the destination. But you know what makes that really hard? Feeling like you’re actually about to die when you’re travelling anywhere. At any time. In any conditions. Read More >>

comics
Myths, Monsters and Heroes: How Comic Books Were Influenced by the Stories From Our Past

It doesn’t take an expert in ancient cultures to draw parallels between the stories of our favourite comic book heroes and the demi-gods from Greek myths, prophets from religious traditions and monstrous characters from folk tales all over the globe. Read More >>

star wars
Five Important Life Lessons We Can All Learn From Yoda

“Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose." Profound, right? But no it’s not from Buddha or Osho. That awesome pearl of spiritual wisdom comes courtesy of everyone’s favourite Star Wars green guru, Yoda. Read More >>

how to
A Guide to Snapchat (for the Over 16s)

When the creepy little Snapchat ghost first came scuttling into our lives a few years ago, its image became synonymous with sexting, sexting and an avalanche of dick pics. Read More >>

foodmodo
Meet the Wonka-Worthy Robot Nose That Decides What Chocolate We Eat

It’s not everyday you get invited to the place where Oreos, Milka and Creme Eggs are dreamed up, as part of a trip to witness the unveiling of a huge olfactory robot. In fact, normally you’d have to buy thousands upon thousands of chocolate bars in search of a golden ticket to even get close to that kind of Wonka tech. Read More >>

kickstarter
Is Kickstarter the Right Place for Your Idea?

So, you’ve got a smart idea you think the world desperately needs, you know how you’re going to bring it to the masses and you’re passionate about shouting about it from the rooftops. Although Kickstarter may seem like the perfect platform for crowdfunding, there are some things you need to think about before you get stuck in. Read More >>

kickstarter
How to Run a Successful Kickstarter Campaign

If you have a brilliant idea, a smart strategy to get it out into the real world and a burning desire to raise cash to turn it all into a money-making, ground-breaking reality, then Kickstarter is a brilliant platform. It enables you to connect with early adopters on the lookout for bright sparks and “the next big thing”, chat with big-bod investors and potentially share your story with millions of people across the planet. Read More >>