The Lancet is leading with a series of articles on health inequalities in Europe, and while the series as a whole is fascinating, there was one chart in particular which stood out for me, in the article "Health and health systems in the Commonwealth of Independent States":
By Alex Hern - 08 May 12:09
We aren't surprised Richard Branson introduced <a href="http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/fashion/female-virgin-trains-uniforms-too-revealling-1-2922930">new see-through tops</a> for the female staff at Virgin Trains. We thought a little photo-essay might
By Alex Hern - 06 May 13:33
The company's staff are so ingrained with the network that they can't make products normal people want to use.
By Alex Hern - 05 May 11:31
The canon of comics is full of lost greats – but the gaps are slowly getting filled in.
By Alex Hern - 04 May 13:38
Canal running from Pennines to London would transport goods, power and water.
By Alex Hern - 03 May 9:36
Terms like "disruptive" and "tech business" just distract from the essential similarity between many companies.
By Alex Hern - 01 May 14:16
We complain about boring politicians, and then put them on the front page when they make a joke.
By Alex Hern - 30 April 14:48
Take off the pullover and put on a suit and tie – you aren't a tech stock anymore.
By Alex Hern - 29 April 14:43
Is the Government handing your photos to media giants?
By Alex Hern - 25 April 17:55
"The separated workers then run in a densely packed circle until they all die from exhaustion".
By Alex Hern - 24 April 12:07
By Alex Hern - 24 April 11:19
The Grasshopper made it 250m in the air, hovered, and landed back down.
By Alex Hern - 23 April 18:04
The site's general manager has apologised for its conduct during the Boston crisis.
By Alex Hern - 23 April 11:00
Alex Hern finds that sometimes it's better to let someone else illustrate your words.
By Alex Hern - 19 April 16:41
The planets are the right temperature and size to support liquid water.
By Alex Hern - 19 April 11:59
Reddit's initial hunt to find the Boston bombers devolved rapidly into a sort of "racist Where's Wally", profiling – racially and otherwise – scores of innocent people.
By Alex Hern - 18 April 9:24
There's enough misinformation coming from the traditional media itself over the bombings, but Reddit and 4Chan think they're helping.
By Alex Hern - 17 April 18:02
Do you "copy" a website just by reading it? No, thankfully.
By Alex Hern - 17 April 16:11
<em>Pokarekare ana / Nga wai o waiapu / Whiti atu koe hine / Marino ana e.</em>
By Alex Hern - 16 April 9:51
The Aura HD is a great bit of hardware, but that's not where the battle of ereaders is being fought.
By Alex Hern - 12 April 9:53
Thatcherites of the world, be reasonable.
By Alex Hern - 11 April 11:25
FAI claim Barnardo's "fund and administrate" a detention centre. Which they don't.
By Alex Hern - 10 April 10:26
SAGA 12 is not for sale due to gay sex. Earlier issues, with explicit hetero sex, are still available.
By Alex Hern - 09 April 17:18
Edit wars and Alex Salmond.
By Alex Hern - 09 April 11:45
RSPB also currently preparing research note into defecatory habits of <em>Ursae</em> in woodland areas.
By Alex Hern - 08 April 17:27
Why beat Apple if you can make money from them?
By Alex Hern - 07 April 19:42
By Alex Hern - 05 April 9:15
The company has rolled out a replacement for the Android home screen.
By Alex Hern - 02 April 15:05
By Alex Hern - 26 March 11:18
"Four out of five British adults believe in the power of prayer." Really? <em>Really?</em>
By Alex Hern - 25 March 16:16
"Flapjacks? Flap this," the HSE didn't say.