space drama
Space WiFi Plans Could Lead To Catastrophic Crashes, Study Warns

If you've ever fancied dying by being beaned in the head by an errant piece of space junk, you might just be in luck. A study by an aerospace engineering expert shows our plans for space WiFi could cause a whole load of satellite crashes. Read More >>

spotify
Spotify Now Gives Students A Free Subscription To A Mental Health App

If you've got a Spotify Premium For Students subscription, you now get a freebie: a subscription to meditation, mindfulness and happiness app Headspace. Read More >>

london
People In London Work An Extra 100 Hours A Year

Apparently, it's not enough that Londoners can't afford homes and have to pay an arm and a leg for a pint: they work 100 hours more a year, too. Read More >>

coding
This Code Might Mean No More Dick Pics On The Internet

You know why we need more LGBT people in tech? Dick Code is why. Read More >>

politics
We’re Having A General Election In June

Unelected PM Theresa May has surprised us all by announcing this morning that there'll be a general election on the 8th of June. Read More >>

london
Sometimes You Can’t Get The Tube Because Of Burnt Toast

Everyone hates when tube stations have to close, but usually we understand if it's something serious like a security alert or an injury. Sometimes, however, the reason we're kicked out of the tube is that someone's burnt their breakfast. Read More >>

london
Why Do People Keep Trying To Hipsterfy Launderettes?

News from San Francisco: there's a new hipster café opening in the Mission district, and it's based in a launderette. An actual working one, so you can go in and dry your duvet while having an artisan coffee. For some reason. Read More >>

britain
Even Weetabix Is Leaving The UK

In a devastating blow to the league of oldsters trying to bring back some sort of imaginary 'golden age' to the UK, British-as-fish-and-chips breakfast cereal Weetabix is jumping ship to the US. Read More >>

ikea
Man Installs ‘Relationship Saving Station’ At His Local Ikea

Having an argument in Ikea is pretty much the worst thing in the world. Everyone stares at you with patronising sympathy and you don't feel like getting an ice cream after the tills. Most of the time, you don't even get the good half of the 100 Days of Summer montage – it's just utensils, cushion covers, breakup. Read More >>

housing crisis
£900/m London ‘Studio Flat’ Is Literally Just A Hallway

Every time we think renting can't get any worse, London goes and proves us wrong. Read More >>

housing crisis
Fascinating New Map Shows UK House Prices By The Square Metre

A new map by dataviz whiz Anna Powell-Smith shows, for the first time, house prices in England and Wales by the square metre. Read More >>

woah
‘Land of Legends’ Will Make You See Wales In A Whole New Light

Tourism websites are usually a pretty cringey affair, with slogans straight from the 80s and stock photos of people enjoying themselves on generic beaches. The new one for Wales, though, doesn't have any of that – it's got a distinctly neckbeardy flavour. And we love it. Read More >>

food
Heston Blumenthal Now Has His Own Chatbot

"Make a chatbot" is the new "make an app," with everyone getting on the bandwagon whether it's useful or not. But we're actually quite fond of the new Heston Bot on Skype, a way to talk to a sort of cloud-based Blumenthal. Read More >>

alexa
Alexa Can Now Save Lives

A lot of the available 'skills', or mini-apps for Amazon's Alexa are pretty pointless. There's one that makes fart noises, one that finds out how much Dogecoin is currently worth, that kind of thing. Read More >>

phones
Vodafone Scraps Roaming Charges In 40 Places

Good news if you're on Vodafone: they're getting rid of roaming charges in 40 places worldwide, which means 80% of customers' holidays will now be included in their data plans. Read More >>