Google’s AI Beats Humans At Diagnosing Breast Cancer

Google just achieved a breakthrough in its efforts to use AI for medical purposes, beating humans at diagnosing breast cancer. According to a blog post on the company’s site, Google worked with Deep Mind, Northwestern University, Cancer Research UK Imperial…

Ashley Judd Pens Powerful Essay Against Twitter Trolls, Sharing Her Experiences of Rape and Incest

Ashley Judd drew the line in the sand this week after having had enough of Twitter trolls. In retaliation for offensive tweets directed at the Ashley Judd after she posted her own tweet during the SEC Basketball Championship, in which…

Mary Soames, Daughter of Winston Churchill, Dies

Mary Soames, the youngest daughter of former U.K. Prime Minister Winston Churchill, Has died. According to a BBC News report, Soames died on Saturday May 31 after suffering from a short illness. Soames was 91 years old. Soames was born…

Prince William & Prince Charles Make Wildlife Plea

Prince William and Prince Charles have teamed up to publicize the devastating effects of the illegal wildlife trade in a video they released today, in an effort to stop the trade and killing of the world’s wildlife species. The duo’s…

Two Million in UK Could Use Weight Loss Surgery

It’s well-known that millions of Americans are overweight or obese. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has even classified obesity as an epidemic within the country and the American Medical Association now considers obesity a disease. Now…

The Ultimate Piracy Deterrent: Britney Spears Music?

The Daily Mirror reports that merchant sea captains who sail off the coast of Africa repeatedly deal with pirate attacks and have found solace in the most unlikely of weapons: Britney Spears’ early catalog. The effects of the music are…

Identical Triplets Beat the Odds

One baby is a miracle. Two is a surprise. And three? Well, three is just simply amazing. Karen and Ian Gilbert already had one beautiful child, Faye, and when they found out that Karen was pregnant again they were very…

Smoking Could be Banned in UK Prisons

A smoking ban has been proposed for prisons in the U.K., and several prisons in the U.K. will participate in a pilot program to see how inmates respond to such a ban. The U.K. Ministry of Justice announced the program…

Sarin Found in Syria Clothing Samples, Says Cameron

As the U.S. Congress debates the merits of bombing Syria, the British Prime Minister is also pushing the case for intervention in the Syrian Civil War. Speaking at the G20 summit today in Saint Petersburg, U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron…

Google’s Subscription Music Service Lands in Europe

Nearly three months after it went live in the U.S. and a few weeks after it came to Australia and New Zealand, Google has just launched its Play Music All Access subscription-based streaming service in a bunch of European countries.…

Twitter Looks to Make It Easier to Report Abusive Behavior in Wake of Controversy

Last month, we all got to see just how brutal online abuse can be when a feminist activist was subjected to some pretty serious threats due to her outspoken position on women on English currency (or the lack thereof). Of…

Google Glass to Be Banned for Drivers in the U.K.?

Google has yet to offer its new wearable tech, Google Glass, in the U.K. – but the Department of Transport has already decided to set in motion a ban of the device for drivers. Here’s what a Department of Transport…

Activist’s Twitter Rape Threats Lead to Arrest, May Result in New Abuse Reporting Mechanism

Late last week, The Bank of England announced that the face of author Jane Austen would adorn the country’s new 10-pound notes – some time in 2017. Austen will replace Charles Darwin, who has been the face of the bill.…

Gay Marriage to Be Recognized in Official OED Definition

In light of Britain’s recent legalization of same-sex marriage, the publishers of the largest dictionary of the English language say that they will amend the definition of marriage to include that of the same-sex variety. “We continually monitor the words…

Breaking Bad Will Stream on Netflix UK the Day After Original Broadcast

Good news for Breaking Bad fans…in the U.K. Netflix has just announced that it will stream episodes from the show’s final season exactly one day after they air in the U.S. Every Monday, Netflix user in the U.K. will have…

Facebook Threats to Kill Schoolchildren Land Self-Described Troll in Jail

Less than three months after admitting to making threats to shoot over 200 schoolchildren, a 24-year-old British man has been sentenced to 28 months in jail. Back in April, Reece Elliot admitting to making the following comments on Facebook. They…

Dexter, Star Trek Coming to Amazon’s LoveFilm Streaming

LoveFilm, a streaming service owned by Amazon, today announced that members from the U.K. and Germany can now stream a variety of CBS programming, including some Showtime original series. “We’re excited to partner with LoveFilm and their terrific subscription service…

E-Cigarettes to Get New Regulations in the U.K.

The U.K.‘s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) this week clarified that nicotine-containing products (NCPs) such as electronic cigarettes will soon be regulated as medicines. The agency states that the move will help to make the products safer and…

Check Out This Heart Attack-Inducing Anti-Drunk Driving Ad

A terrifying new anti-drunk driving ad from Leo Burnett Worldwide is turning heads. The ad features “unsuspecting” men grooming themselves in a public bathroom, only to be greeted by a face crashing through the mirror – complete with blood and…

Pamela Anderson Ad Banned in the U.K., Deemed ‘Sexist and Degrading to Women’

An ad for a web hosting company featuring Pamela Anderson has been banned by the U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority after is was deemed “sexist and degrading to women.” The Dreamscape Networks ad features Anderson and another woman, clad in bikinis,…