• XWHY: The Best of Twitter w/c 14th March 2016

      Very simply, the best tweets we’ve seen this week aka a valid excuse for being on Twitter NON-STOP – sorry, bosses. Speaking of which… Why can’t there be a female Martin Sorrell? Lindsay Pattison @lindsaymaxus CEO @MaxusGlobal — dgrabert […]

  • End Ebola Now: A Crisis We Cannot Ignore

    Exactly eight months ago today, I was gearing up to teach a technology workshop at Girls Empowerment Summit Sierra Leone, a yearly summit that empowers and inspires young girls in Sierra Leone.  I was excited to show our girls that there […]

  • Black Teenager Wins At Ivy League Acceptance, Racism Abounds

    You’ve probably seen the story already – the post showing the essay that got him accepted into every single Ivy League university in America has been doing the rounds on Facebook, Twitter and beyond… The post made it to Reddit […]

  • Summer 2014 – You’ll HAVE to Take Your Clothes off to Have a Good Time

    Summer 2014 to be ‘the hottest on record’ Well, they say this every bleedin’ year don’t they. But with the last few months ranking at ‘slit your wrists’ on the miserable scale, perhaps the tears of a thousand flooded suburbians […]

  • Demetri Marchessini – Homosexuality’s all Greek to him

    The Telegraph publishes bizarre open letter by Demetri Marchessini, criticising “pro-gay” Times columnist Libby Purves….James Barton gives him a grammar lesson… Demetri Marchessini, who in the interests of fairness I am obliged to refer to as a former UKIP donor, […]

  • Hipsterpocalypse – Post Code Death Knell?

    Chewed up, spat out? Why in-crowdsourced communities aren’t parasitic It seems a little redundant to point out that hating hipsters has been the internet’s flavour of the week, because along with cats and dubious heart-warming stories, hating hipsters is pretty […]

  • Heisenberg? Blue Meth Fools Junkies

    It was only a matter of time. According to Kevin Abar of Homeland Security in America, certain suburbs of Albuquerque have started seeing the circulation of the methamphetamine drug in a dyed blue form, the trademark of Heisenberg and Jesse […]

  • Missed Mixtapes #10 – Okayafrica

    As the world pays tribute to Nelson Mandela, the ‘Father of South Africa’, NTS Radio’s Dom Roarty has chosen a lovely mix of tracks from all over the African continent. Mixtape #10 – Okayafrica No. 17 Number 10 comes from […]

  • BBC Renews American Enthusiasm for God

    Turning a few more Americans in a Godwardly direction doesn’t sound like too hard a task, we just didn’t think it would be a British paragon of science and the natural world that would do it… In a bizarre turn […]

  • Sam Smith x Nile Rodgers x Disclosure x Jimmy Napes

    ‘Together’ – a slick new collaboration Over the last few months, after seeing an intriguing exchange of tweets between Sam Smith, Nile Rodgers, Disclosure and producer Jimmy Napes, we knew we were about to see something incredible. Little did we […]