Google Boss Brings Digital Skills Training to the UK

We've done something to please Google CEO Sundar Pichai, as he's in the UK right now and has announced a plan to offer a chunk of free digital skills training to anyone who thinks they might benefit from five hours of being told how the internet works. Read More >>

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You’ve Never Seen Skateboard Tricks Like This

Thrasher Magazine recently posted this incredible compilation of New Zealand skateboarder Richie Jackson performing tricks you’ve probably never seen anyone do before. Read More >>

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How to Master Five Basic Cooking Skills That Everyone Should Know

There are a few things that everyone should know how to do in a kitchen — cook rice, cook pasta, chop an onion, etc — and preferably, you’d like to know how to do them well so you don’t burn the rice, ruin the pasta, and cry while dicing an onion. Read More >>

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What a World Champion Whistler Sounds Like

I can’t whistle for the life of me and that totally sucks. Christopher Ullman, on the other hand, is a four time world champion when it comes to whistling, so it’s no surprise that I’m totally impressed with his skills. Read More >>

Have You Got the Five Basic Digital Skills?

A digital skills charity has warned that more than 12 million people in the UK and 1 million business have fallen down the learning gap, missing out on the potential benefits of doing nothing on the internet all day. Read More >>

How to Toss Food in a Pan Like a Pro Chef

This is, without a doubt, one of the coolest tricks of the professional chef. And, let's be honest, we have all tried it at some point with different—sometimes disastrous—results. The guys at Serious Eats explain how to do it properly. Read More >>

Failing Internet Skills Turned Voters to Ukip, Says Labour MP

Labour's shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna claims that disconnected communities where some don't have the skills to "join in" online are leading the surge to Ukip, as people without basic digital skills feel left out of the new global game and turn on the establishment as a sort of revenge move. Read More >>

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How the Hell Did This Helicopter Land on a Barrier?

Helicopters aren't supposed to do this. I know this because I've seen too many military movies (Black Hawk Down, Zero Dark Thirty) where the chopper nosedives into destruction. They're sensitive machines. You need a clear landing pad! You need an open target! You don't land a freaking helicopter on a motorway barrier. Or do you? Read More >>