7 October

This Robot May Be Perfect for Lazy People Who Hate Cooking

I feel like an anomaly among my fellow New York millennials in that I actually enjoy cooking my own meals. For many people, it's always, "I never have time," which usually means a leftover salad that's now wilted, lunch from the place downstairs or a Seamless delivery. I take pride in the fact that I can feed myself healthy meals, and it's actually helped in my…

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7 October

Can Google's Pixel give the iPhone a run for its money?

Google officially became a hardware company on Tuesday. Not only did the company announce new Pixel phones (RIP Nexus), but the company also provided pricing and release dates for Google Home, its Amazon Echo killer, unveiled its mobile VR headset called Daydream View, Google Wi-Fi network extenders and Chromecast Ultra. See? A lot of hardware.   Joining me this week's MashTalk is Deputy Tech Editor Damon…

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2 September

Canvas is set to disrupt the London events industry with its new venue finding website

Canvas, a young London-based startup, has relaunched their website after a complete overhaul of the design and user interface. The new format, which has been developed in the last 12 months, allows users to navigate faster and more easily on desktop and mobile devices while giving venues new tools to showcase their spaces in full. With over 20,000 monthly active users and a mission to provide…

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2 September

Ballot for: An evening with Stephen Hawking

Description Imperial’s Theoretical Physics group are pleased to announce that Professor Stephen Hawking’s March talk has been rescheduled. An evening with Stephen Hawking will take place on Monday 17 October at 18.00 in the Great Hall. Professor Hawking’s recently published paper ‘Soft hair on black holes’ takes us one step closer to solving the black hole information paradox, and we are pleased to be able to reschedule this…

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2 September

Rubber Duckies at the End of the Ocean

Oceans cover almost 70% of the surface of our planet, and we know so little about them. The deep ocean is the last unchartered territory in the world. We’ve discovered only a fraction of all the organisms that live in the deep. And yet, we keep on putting plastic waste in our oceans. We find plastic in the guts of almost all marine animals we inspect.…

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2 September

Einstein's greatest mistake

Description Widely considered the greatest genius of all time, Albert Einstein revolutionized our understanding of the cosmos with his general theory of relativity and helped to lead us into the atomic age. Yet in the final decades of his life he was also ignored by most working scientists, his ideas opposed by even his closest friends. Join bestselling author of E=mc², David Bodanis, as he discusses…

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26 August

WhatsApp to Share User Info With Facebook

WhatsApp will soon be sharing user data with its parent company, Facebook. The change comes as the social network revamps its privacy policy to enable businesses to communicate directly with users of the platform. “People use our app every day to keep in touch with the friends and loved ones who matter to them, and this isn’t changing. But as we announced earlier this year, we want…

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26 August

Buckingham Palace Summer Opening

Date: 26th - 31st August Buckingham Palace Poke around the palace while the royal family are on their hols. Every summer London's most famous house opens for tours with an accompanying exhibition. As well as exploring the state rooms, visitors in 2016 will take in an exhibition of royal clothing, 'Fashioning a Reign: 90 Years of Style from The Queen's Wardrobe'. Whether you’re royalist or republican…

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26 August

Totally Thames: what's on this year?

The Totally Thames festival will once again grace the banks of our much-loved waterway this September (Sep 1–Sep 30 2016). An annual celebration of the River Thames, dive into a month-long party full of arts festivals, community events, regattas, river races, foreshore archaeology and environmental activities. With new installations for 2016 and an event line-up bigger than previous years, check out our pick of highlights below…

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26 August

London Design Festival

The London Design Festival spans dozens of locations, includes hundreds of exhibits and has one clear mission: to prove that our city is the capital of design. The majority of events take place from September 17-25 2016 and it's the perfect chance to explore craft and design at its very best. With some mighty London museums at the helm and loads of events in 'design districts' across town, where do you start? We've picked…

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