Innocent Unplugged Festival Offers The Chance To Go Off Grid, Enjoy Some Music And Chill Out

Finally an experience the UK has been dying for – a bonafide digital detox festival. Innocent Un-plugged has created a little woodland haven outside London where phones are a dirty word. There is no wi-fi, no 3G and no traditional electricity. You’d be surprised at the conversations you can have when you aren’t fiddling with…

Wedding Guest ‘Utterly Gobsmacked’ After Being Told £100 Gift ‘Not Generous Enough’

Being a wedding guest can be expensive business. After a new outfit, travel costs and overnight accommodation, you’re lucky if you’ve got two pennies to rub together. And then there’s the gift. One wedding attendee was left shocked when her present of £100 wasn’t considered “generous enough” by the newlyweds. nuiiko via Getty Images Writing on…

How Contraception Methods Vary Among Couples Around The World

Millions of people around the world use contraception every day to avoid unwanted pregnancies, but the methods of contraception we reach for are very different. Using data from a UN report which surveyed the contraceptive use of married women and women in relationships, the team at Superdrug Online Doctor have created insightful graphics showing the…

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…

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