Flying plays havoc with people's ears. But it's a lot worse if your cabin suddenly loses pressure.
Silicon Valley's chip supplier de choix scored a massive own goal with smartphones. If it has got driverless cars wrong too, it could be goodnight Santa Clara.
Scientists have never been more needed to challenge division, misinformation and harassment online.
There is historical precedent for suing the EU. But is it a good idea?
Social media is a great tool for activists campaigning for social justice. But if it is not used with caution it can end up working against them.
A recent study found that highly narcissistic people have thicker, denser eyebrows.
From car mechanics to coffee shops, the railway arches have long provided refuge from inner city rent hikes for small businesses.
US intelligence assessments have concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to some degree. Trump prefers the Russian verion of events.
After a week spent trampling the international order, Trump capped his performance by giving Vladimir Putin the benefit of the doubt.
A dormant 'cash mountain' marks a nadir for London's contactless travel card, but trouble has been brewing for some time.
Despite promises, it's hard to deny that the UK's standards on agriculture, air pollution, and climate change are under threat.
The UK government presents itself as a pioneer in tackling modern slavery, but it doesn't allow victims to remain legally in the UK. Time is apt for the system to be overhauled.
Preliminary results of a study have shown microplastics have reached in a newly revealed Antarctic environment.
In ten years, Netflix has built up a streaming business with a staggering 125m subscribers. Here's what it needs to do next.
Recent elections in Turkey, Hungary and Russia raise a fundamental question about democracy. Can it give autocracy a mandate?
The British comedian's sly docu-comedy format is perfect for helping people understand and navigate the proliferation of fake news.
Why you should never leave your dog in the car on a hot day.
Pussy Riot were the exception – most opposition activists decided protest would be counter-productive during the tournament.
The debate about the pros and cons of genetically screening embryos is deeply entrenched. Perhaps we should let couples decide.
Croatia lost to France but has won unprecedented public exposure.
Social farms provide health, social and educational care to disadvantaged young people.
Many women find it easier to identify with different genders in sexual scenarios – for this, and many other reasons, gay porn can be a turn on.
The best team to lift the trophy was Brazil's star-studded 1970 team.
Vladimir Putin is a masterful politician. The US president he's dealing with is not.
In its Brexit white paper, the UK government proposed a new UK-EU youth mobility scheme. But the details remain vague.
The British foreign secretary, Francis Osborne, tried to negotiate free trade deals with eight European rivals in the late 18th century. Guess how many bit the dust.
The French set up FIFA and the World Cup.
Fans are shifting their consumption of the World Cup online.
When France won the world cup in 1998, the team was celebrated for its multiculturalism. What has happened since?