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Leather shoes made from food waste – chicken feet – offer fashion lovers ethical alternative to reptile skin shoes

An Indonesian company is making shoe leather out of leftover chicken feet, providing fashion lovers with an ethical alternative to shoes made from exotic animal leather.

25 May 2020 - 5:30PM

An Indonesian company is making shoe leather out of leftover chicken feet, providing fashion lovers with an ethical alternative to shoes made from exotic animal leather.

Leather shoes made from food waste – chicken feet – offer fashion lovers ethical alternative to reptile skin shoes
PS5 and Xbox Series X launch games: ‘Fortnite’, ‘Halo: Infinite’ and others confirmed

Huge franchises like ‘Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla’ and ‘Madden’ will also be playable on day one.

25 May 2020 - 3:20PM

Huge franchises like ‘Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla’ and ‘Madden’ will also be playable on day one.

PS5 and Xbox Series X launch games: ‘Fortnite’, ‘Halo: Infinite’ and others confirmed
PlayStation 5: What we know so far about Sony’s next-gen video game console

No fixed release date has been set but the PS5 is expected to arrive during the 2020 holiday season.

24 May 2020 - 9:30AM

No fixed release date has been set but the PS5 is expected to arrive during the 2020 holiday season.

PlayStation 5: What we know so far about Sony’s next-gen video game console
Coronavirus: Kids make handwashing fun with incredible Rube Goldberg machines

Students are joining an online competition to think of overly complicated ways to deliver a bar of soap.

22 May 2020 - 12:41PM

Students are joining an online competition to think of overly complicated ways to deliver a bar of soap.

Coronavirus: Kids make handwashing fun with incredible Rube Goldberg machines
Mukesh Ambani and India’s 14 other richest people – has the global pandemic affected their wealth?

Ambani is still the richest man in India by a US$37 billion-lead, but have India’s other billionaires and millionaires held on to their status?

22 May 2020 - 10:00AM

Ambani is still the richest man in India by a US$37 billion-lead, but have India’s other billionaires and millionaires held on to their status?

Mukesh Ambani and India’s 14 other richest people – has the global pandemic affected their wealth?
13 books billionaire Bill Gates thinks you should read this summer to help you survive coronavirus lockdown

Bill Gates recommends five books every summer. This year, he added eight more books to his reading list to distract or enlighten people during the pandemic. His selections even include some comic books.

20 May 2020 - 6:00PM

Bill Gates recommends five books every summer. This year, he added eight more books to his reading list to distract or enlighten people during the pandemic. His selections even include some comic books.

13 books billionaire Bill Gates thinks you should read this summer to help you survive coronavirus lockdown
Hollywood is home to just 6 billionaires – Kylie Jenner, Kanye West, Oprah Winfrey … who else?

Hip-hop kings, film directors and TV personalities are among Hollywood’s half-dozen names who hit the 10-figure club, but none of them made their fortunes from art alone

25 May 2020 - 11:53AM

Hip-hop kings, film directors and TV personalities are among Hollywood’s half-dozen names who hit the 10-figure club, but none of them made their fortunes from art alone

Hollywood is home to just 6 billionaires – Kylie Jenner, Kanye West, Oprah Winfrey … who else?
12 movies on Netflix that critics hate but audiences love – from Spenser Confidential and Angel Has Fallen, to Coffee and Kareem

Coronavirus lockdown has provided a captive audience to streaming services like Netflix and it seems we will watch whatever we like regardless of the reviews

19 May 2020 - 5:48AM

Coronavirus lockdown has provided a captive audience to streaming services like Netflix and it seems we will watch whatever we like regardless of the reviews

12 movies on Netflix that critics hate but audiences love – from Spenser Confidential and Angel Has Fallen, to Coffee and Kareem
In a world without fliers, how 7 empty airports in the UK, US and Europe have found new purpose through moonlighting

With most travellers grounded during the coronavirus pandemic, airports have found new uses for their huge facilities – as drive-in cinemas, private concert halls ... even morgues

18 May 2020 - 1:21PM

With most travellers grounded during the coronavirus pandemic, airports have found new uses for their huge facilities – as drive-in cinemas, private concert halls ... even morgues

In a world without fliers, how 7 empty airports in the UK, US and Europe have found new purpose through moonlighting
Are Barack and Michelle Obama really worth US$135 million? They entered the White House with US$1.3 million in 2008 …

Here’s how the former US president and first lady made their fortune – and, more importantly, how they spend it

18 May 2020 - 11:00AM

Here’s how the former US president and first lady made their fortune – and, more importantly, how they spend it

Are Barack and Michelle Obama really worth US$135 million? They entered the White House with US$1.3 million in 2008 …
Harvard and MIT researchers are developing a face mask that lights up when it detects the coronavirus

For the last six years, bioengineers at MIT and Harvard have been developing sensors that can detect viruses like Zika and Ebola. Now, they’re adapting their technology to screen for the coronavirus.

14 May 2020 - 12:48PM

For the last six years, bioengineers at MIT and Harvard have been developing sensors that can detect viruses like Zika and Ebola. Now, they’re adapting their technology to screen for the coronavirus.

Harvard and MIT researchers are developing a face mask that lights up when it detects the coronavirus
Review | Apple iPhone SE, the new US$400 smartphone going head-to-head with the Samsung Galaxy A51 and Google Pixel 3a

Apple built its brand on world-leading innovation, but the budget iPhone SE marks a sudden strategy shift, targeting the everyday Android user with a lower-spec, entry-level option – but can it compete? Lisa Eadicicco puts it through its paces

18 May 2020 - 11:14AM

Apple built its brand on world-leading innovation, but the budget iPhone SE marks a sudden strategy shift, targeting the everyday Android user with a lower-spec, entry-level option – but can it compete? Lisa Eadicicco puts it through its paces

Apple iPhone SE, the new US$400 smartphone going head-to-head with the Samsung Galaxy A51 and Google Pixel 3a
How to bounce back if you’re laid off from your job because of the coronavirus pandemic

Redundancy can be an opportunity for education, rebranding, and exploring another industry. Once the shock is over, use the time to turn the loss into an opportunity.

13 May 2020 - 8:38AM

Redundancy can be an opportunity for education, rebranding, and exploring another industry. Once the shock is over, use the time to turn the loss into an opportunity.

How to bounce back if you’re laid off from your job because of the coronavirus pandemic
Twitter adds former Google AI chief Fei-Fei Li as board member as it grapples with coronavirus misinformation

Fei-Fei Li, a renowned expert in artificial intelligence, will join Twitter's board as an independent director effective immediately, the social media giant says.

12 May 2020 - 10:09AM

Fei-Fei Li, a renowned expert in artificial intelligence, will join Twitter's board as an independent director effective immediately, the social media giant says.

Twitter adds former Google AI chief Fei-Fei Li as board member as it grapples with coronavirus misinformation
Will coronavirus kill buffets for good? Millennials were already over unhealthy all-you-can-eat communal dining – Covid-19 might be the final blow

After health and disease fears, communal dining was already uncool – now Covid-19 might be the final blow

12 May 2020 - 10:00AM

After health and disease fears, communal dining was already uncool – now Covid-19 might be the final blow

Will coronavirus kill buffets for good? Millennials were already over unhealthy all-you-can-eat communal dining – Covid-19 might be the final blow
5 ways to improve your mental health while you’re social distancing during coronavirus lockdown

Psychotherapist explains how social isolation, restrictions on activity, and limited contact with friends can increase the risk of depression

12 May 2020 - 8:34AM

Psychotherapist explains how social isolation, restrictions on activity, and limited contact with friends can increase the risk of depression

5 ways to improve your mental health while you’re social distancing during coronavirus lockdown
Clubbing after coronavirus: body suit that lets you dance, drink and even vape in safety

Micrashell, a full body suit by design studio Production Club, lets you dance, drink and even vape while being protected from the coronavirus at concerts and clubs.

12 May 2020 - 5:21AM

Micrashell, a full body suit by design studio Production Club, lets you dance, drink and even vape while being protected from the coronavirus at concerts and clubs.

Clubbing after coronavirus: body suit that lets you dance, drink and even vape in safety
AOC is ‘Animal Crossing’s’ newest favourite villager

US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined Nintendo’s smash hit island simulation game.

11 May 2020 - 6:45PM

US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined Nintendo’s smash hit island simulation game.

AOC is ‘Animal Crossing’s’ newest favourite villager
How Tesla CEO Elon Musk just got even richer with a US$55 billion payday

Tesla’s average value is now above US$100 billion for the first time, unlocking part of Musk’s massive compensation package

13 May 2020 - 10:24AM

Tesla’s average value is now above US$100 billion for the first time, unlocking part of Musk’s massive compensation package

How Tesla CEO Elon Musk just got even richer with a US$55 billion payday
Bangkok chauffeurs serve Michelin-star meals while junk mail is delivered by limousine in New York City – how the ultra-rich are getting by in lockdown

White-gloved butlers can set the table and lay out the food at home for the ultimate in social distance fine dining

10 May 2020 - 12:00PM

White-gloved butlers can set the table and lay out the food at home for the ultimate in social distance fine dining

Bangkok chauffeurs serve Michelin-star meals while junk mail is delivered by limousine in New York City – how the ultra-rich are getting by in lockdown
5 reasons why you should consider buying an airline ticket to fly later in the year – and 7 reasons why you shouldn’t

Amid the continuing Covid-19 pandemic, experts are warning that the travel recovery won’t be as quick as the airlines would like, and that it may be a year or more before it returns to normal

10 May 2020 - 8:00AM

Amid the continuing Covid-19 pandemic, experts are warning that the travel recovery won’t be as quick as the airlines would like, and that it may be a year or more before it returns to normal

5 reasons why you should consider buying an airline ticket to fly later in the year – and 7 reasons why you shouldn’t
Can Elon Musk help Tom Cruise film the world’s first action movie in space using a SpaceX rocket?

Cruise plans to shoot his next movie in collaboration with Nasa on the International Space Station and be transported using a SpaceX rocket

10 May 2020 - 3:00AM

Cruise plans to shoot his next movie in collaboration with Nasa on the International Space Station and be transported using a SpaceX rocket

Can Elon Musk help Tom Cruise film the world’s first action movie in space using a SpaceX rocket?
Elon Musk and Grimes have a baby boy, perhaps named X Æ A-12 – but how did the Tesla CEO, now a father of 6, make his US$38.2 billion, and what does he spend it on?

The sky is no limit for the entrepreneur who at 12 sold his first video game for US$500, later worked in a timber mill, co-founded PayPal, set up Tesla and now has his sights on space

7 May 2020 - 7:00AM

The sky is no limit for the entrepreneur who at 12 sold his first video game for US$500, later worked in a timber mill, co-founded PayPal, set up Tesla and now has his sights on space

Elon Musk and Grimes have a baby boy, perhaps named X Æ A-12 – but how did the Tesla CEO, now a father of 6, make his US$38.2 billion, and what does he spend it on?
Did Elon Musk and Grimes really call their baby X Æ A-12? What the bonkers symbol name really means – and how to pronounce it properly

Assuming the outspoken tech entrepreneur really named his first child with art-pop star Grimes a bunch of bonkers mathematical symbols, then this what they (probably) mean

6 May 2020 - 4:11PM

Assuming the outspoken tech entrepreneur really named his first child with art-pop star Grimes a bunch of bonkers mathematical symbols, then this what they (probably) mean

Did Elon Musk and Grimes really call their baby X Æ A-12? What the bonkers symbol name really means – and how to pronounce it properly
Why the Disney family are feuding over a US$400 million trust fund

While the company enjoys tremendous success, Walt Disney’s grandchildren, Brad and Michelle, remain embroiled in a multiple-year dispute over their US$400 million trust fund

3 May 2020 - 8:00AM

While the company enjoys tremendous success, Walt Disney’s grandchildren, Brad and Michelle, remain embroiled in a multiple-year dispute over their US$400 million trust fund

Why the Disney family are feuding over a US$400 million trust fund
Queen Elizabeth’s 9 best quotes on love, life, loss – and the British royal family: ‘we have our share of eccentricities, impetuous wayward youngsters and disagreements’

The British monarch has offered words of solace to those who grieve and wisdom with a bit of humour to her countrymen in difficult times

2 May 2020 - 3:00PM

The British monarch has offered words of solace to those who grieve and wisdom with a bit of humour to her countrymen in difficult times

Queen Elizabeth’s 9 best quotes on love, life, loss – and the British royal family: ‘we have our share of eccentricities, impetuous wayward youngsters and disagreements’
Mindfulness guru Deepak Chopra on how to manage stress and find meaning during coronavirus – and the mediation challenge he started with Oprah

The mindfulness pioneer and New Age icon talks candidly about how to find a little more meaning in the face of a world-changing deadly pandemic

11 May 2020 - 11:09AM

The mindfulness pioneer and New Age icon talks candidly about how to find a little more meaning in the face of a world-changing deadly pandemic

Mindfulness guru Deepak Chopra on how to manage stress and find meaning during coronavirus – and the mediation challenge he started with Oprah
'Coronavirus Attack' video game banned in China because of politically motivated content

Players could earn achievement badges that included 'Liberate Hong Kong'.

21 May 2020 - 5:00PM

Players could earn achievement badges that included 'Liberate Hong Kong'.

'Coronavirus Attack' video game banned in China because of politically motivated content
Melania Trump at 50: the only US first lady to be a former lingerie model, speak 5 languages – and face conspiracy theories about using a body double

The first president’s wife in almost 200 years to be born outside the US, ‘The Slovenian Sphinx’ has smashed conventions with a steely glare and sky-high stilettos

19 May 2020 - 10:58AM

The first president’s wife in almost 200 years to be born outside the US, ‘The Slovenian Sphinx’ has smashed conventions with a steely glare and sky-high stilettos

Melania Trump at 50: the only US first lady to be a former lingerie model, speak 5 languages – and face conspiracy theories about using a body double
Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates were once teenage whizkid entrepreneurs – but for most, success in business begins at 40, as these 14 people show

Despite stories of start-up whizkid entrepreneurs, research suggests founders over the age of 40 run more successful companies

1 May 2020 - 4:50AM

Despite stories of start-up whizkid entrepreneurs, research suggests founders over the age of 40 run more successful companies

Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates were once teenage whizkid entrepreneurs – but for most, success in business begins at 40, as these 14 people show