This Student’s Chatbot Will Offer Free Legal Aid To The Homeless And Refugees

It seems there’s no problem that Joshua Browder’s chatbot cannot tackle. First, the Stanford undergraduate programmed the AI assistant to help people challenge parking tickets.  Then he set his sights on the law, directing the bot, called DoNotPay, to provide answers to users’ complicated legal questions.  Now, Browder, a 19-year-old Brit from London, is turning his…

Glastonbury Festival’s Reusable Cups Are Helping British Steelmakers

The Glastonbury Festival is to help a beleaguered British industry, the environment, and pint-seeking festival-goers in one fell swoop this summer. The event will buy thousands of reusable pint cups cast out of Sheffield Stainless Steel and manufactured in Birmingham in an effort to cut down on wasteful plastic bottles. Michael Eavis, the 80-year-old farmer…

Amazing Fitness Transformations: From Clean Eating To Weight Watchers, Here’s How They Did It

Nowadays, weight loss programmes aren’t necessarily about getting thin, they’re all about building healthy and strong bodies.  All you need to do is search the hashtag #FitNotThin on Instagram and you’ll find almost 70,000 images showing amazing fitness transformations, workout videos and healthy meals. The hashtag, which was originally created by The Sunday Times, has…

The High Profile People Who Embraced Mindfulness, Meditation And Wellbeing In 2014

When we’re constantly working, it’s easy to forget the important things in life. Physical and emotional wellbeing are all too often an afterthought – even Michelle Obama has said all she wants for Christmas is a little more sleep. Earlier this year, The Huffington Post’s founder Arianna Huffington released her book ‘Thrive’, which explores how…

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