Female graduates have lower salary expectations than male counterparts

Impostor syndrome is holding female graduates back from earning as much as their male counterparts as new research from Milkround claims that women have lower salary expectations than men, with one third thinking they’ll earn under £20k. Despite a third of graduate’s belief that confidence is the top skill they …

This CGI remake of 'Lord of the Rings' featuring a cast of mice is parody perfection

When something’s been adapted as spectacularly as the Lord of the Rings trilogy, any attempt to remake it might seem like a bad idea. It turns out there are exceptions, though. Complete with some impressively accurate parody scenes, Mice is a four-and-a-half minute, CGI attempt to remake Tolkien’s story with …

J.K. Rowling adores cute babies in Harry Potter Halloween costumes and tbh they're pretty magical

What is Halloween if not the only day of the year when it’s socially acceptable to pretend we’re not mere muggles, but magical creatures from J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world? SEE ALSO: What loving Severus Snape taught me about myself People all over the world have gone full on Harry Potter …

Shakespeare, steampunk and our immersion in tech soup

Technology is always remarkable in its own time, indistinguishable from magic for an increasingly fleeting moment before the stardust fades and it becomes mundane, subverted by our unintended uses, its own unintended consequences and the very way it inveigles itself into the background of our existence, blurring identities, changing the …

Jeff Bezos Thinks Amazon Will Go Bankrupt One Day. Here’s What He’s Telling His Employees About the Company’s Future

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made a stunning acknowledgment last week in an all-hands meeting, a recording of which was heard by CNBC. With the company valued at just shy of $1 trillion and Bezos being the richest man in modern history, the Amazon CEO said his 24-year-old firm was far …

Crypto exchange Coinbase is now valued at $8 billion after a big funding boost

One of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges, the U.S.-based Coinbase, announced on Tuesday that it has raised $300 million in a new round of financing.  The round, led by Tiger Global Management, values the company at more than $8 billion.  SEE ALSO: Sudden price drop shows largest ‘stablecoin,’ Tether, isn’t …

UKGBC claims built environment members are leading the way in sustainability

Many built environment businesses are adopting increasingly ambitious sustainability commitments reports the UK Green Building Council in its third annual report ‘Leading the Way’. This presents trends and analysis from research conducted as part of UKGBC’s annual Sustainability 360 Reviews, which look at sustainability trends and insights amongst UKGBC’s 50 …

Intel and StreamLabs partner to create dedicated livestreaming hardware

The latest CPUs from Intel have made it easier than ever to livestream. If you want to get serious about your Twitch, Mixer, or YouTube channel, and don’t want to spend your time scouring Newegg for deals, Intel and livestreaming tool creator Streamlabs have your back. They are teaming up …

This Chart Shows How Much Health Care Will Cost in Retirement – at Every Age

Here’s some good news about medical expenses in retirement: health care inflation has slowed over the past year, lowering your projected lifetime tab, according to a new report. And here’s the bad news: even at this lower growth rate, health care expenses are a runaway train that can plow a …

Landsec becomes latest major property firm to offer coworking space

Landsec has launched its new flexible office brand, Myo, which it claims will provide customised office space for businesses looking for flexibility to enable future growth from April of this year. Coworking in other words. The move is the latest example of a major commercial property firm entering the market …

Let this husky playing in fallen leaves be the cure to your autumn blues

When the world seems like a bleak place, it can help to look to our animal friends to be reminded of the importance of appreciating the simple things in life. That’s exactly what comedian Andrew Orvedahl did when he took his husky out to play in the fallen leaves. And, …

Survey suggests that all age groups are similarly motivated at work

When comparing the results of 18 – 29-year-olds with other age brackets, we often find that researchers are bending over backwards to find some kind of pattern. Now a new survey a new study from Automatic Data Processing (ADP) finds unsurprisingly, that there is actually little difference between the age …

NASA's latest and greatest Mars lander will touch down on the red planet Monday

NASA’s InSight lander has been hurtling through the solar system for over seven months. Now its time has come.  InSight is set to land on Mars. InSight — sent to observe Martian earthquakes and study the planet’s ancient interior — is expected to land in a flat, barren plain on …

This Is the World’s #1 Most Visited City in 2018

A record number of Americans are traveling abroad. That’s wonderful news when you consider just two decades ago only 20 percent of Americans possessed a passport. Yes, we are all collecting those tiny little passport stamps left and right, but where exactly are international travelers going? According to Mastercard’s 2018 …

Employers struggling to attract skills needed for digitalised workplace

More than half of CEOs (53 percent) admit they can’t find candidates with the necessary skills to help them navigate an increasingly digitalised business landscape a new survey from Robert Half has claimed. These include data analysis and digital skills, as well as softer skills such as resilience, adaptability to …