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Is Bumble changing the face of networking?

In 2017, there were approximately 197 billion app downloads worldwide, highlighting just how popular mobile apps are becoming. Bumble formed a big part of this, with 22 million registered users,…

Are we missing the political messages in paintings?

Over the 20th century, art has become more and more overtly politicised, with our culture becoming more accepting of art with underlying political significance. The recent unveiling of the Obama…

This Week in History: 27 February 1917 The February Russian Revolution

The February Bourgeois Democratic Revolution, also known as the February Revolution, was the first of two revolutions which took place in Russia in 1917. On February 23, 1917, mass protests…

Are we starting to take Christmas too seriously?

For children and adults alike, the Yuletide season is an exciting time of year. However, in the age of technology and overt consumerism has our dedication to, and preparation for,…

‘Just Tattoo of Us’: more to face ink than meets the eye?

In the age of shows like MTV’s ‘Just Tattoo of Us’, tattoos are becoming more popular on an international scale. In 2016, it was estimated that 36% of 18-25 year…

Can driverless cars be programmed to make ethical decisions?

A driverless car is capable, in theory, of sensing its environment and navigating it without human input. Currently, no completely driverless or autonomous cars are permitted on public roads unless…

Does the ‘City of Culture’ award really benefit its recipient?

In 2008, Liverpool was bestowed the title of European Capital of Culture, resulting in 9.7 million visitors to the city that year, an increase of 34 per cent from the…

This Week in History: 16 October 1793, Marie Antoinette is Executed by Guillotine

This Monday marks the 224th anniversary of the execution of Marie Antoinette, following a two-day trial for an array of sensational charges, which included exporting treasury money to Austria, planning…