How It Works

The Science of Social Media

Social media is one of the defining technologies of the 21st century, but what’s really going on behind the scenes?

Product Review: AlcoSense Excel

Whether you’ve been celebrating a birthday, anniversary or you’ve watched the semi-final of the World Cup 2018, you might be feeling the effects this morning. But how much of last’s night’s booze is still in your system? How It Works … Continued

Issue 114 preview: Megasharks

Meet the monstrous MEGASHARKS that ruled the rehistoric oceans Also inside: Saving Earth from space, epic engineering, how to build a superyacht, continued human evolution and so much more!!   Pick up your copy of issue 114 from all good … Continued

9 Record-breaking royals

Meet the richest, deadliest and longest-lived monarchs and find out who has the most wives, most money and the most heirs

What was Ceefax?

Brain Dump: your curious questions answered!

6 strange sounds from Earth

Discover 6 of Earth’s most mysterious noises and the science behind their surreal sound waves

Alexa, are you recording everything we say?

When George Orwell wrote about the ever-watching Big Brother state of 1984, he probably didn’t predict we’d be voluntarily bringing recording devices into our homes.