Sophie is part of the online team at The Independent. She is interested in quirky news, feminism, the Middle East, and international politics.
05 June 2013 11:28 AM
Your exams are finally coming to an end, and with it, if you're a finalist, your time at university. Here's our guide to what comes next: the graduate job search
01 May 2013 06:45 PM
Some employees of a real estate company in New York are really pushing the meaning of 'company loyalty', by voluntarily being inked with the company's logo.
26 April 2013 10:44 AM
Golfers and caddies were left stunned when they were joined on the 14th hole by an unexpected visitor - a huge alligator.
25 April 2013 09:27 AM
It's every parent's nightmare: the little darlings you've spent years raising say they want body modifications.
24 April 2013 09:46 AM
If you're up for adventure and you've thought about leaving the planet for good, this might be the opportunity for you.
23 April 2013 11:36 AM
It's hard to believe it, but it's internet giant YouTube's eighth birthday today.
23 April 2013 09:39 AM
It's one of the most memorable scenes in Hollywood comedy The Hangover, but for one Kansas woman, it became a reality.
22 April 2013 04:43 PM
If you're arachnophobic, this new dystopian-looking invention may not quite be your cup of tea.
22 April 2013 11:21 AM
The first Google Doodle was dedicated to the Burning Man Festival in 1998 - an annual art and community festival held in Nevada. Now, fifteen years later, the search engine is almost as famous for its Doodles as it is for its algorithms and market domination.
11 April 2013 05:18 PM
If you're nervous about flying, this won't allay your fears about hopping on a plane, so you might want to look away now. The Hack In The Box security conference taking place in Amsterdam this week has thrown up some interesting talks - but none so concerning as 'Aircraft Hacking: Practical Aero Series' by Hugo Teso.
- 1 Disability campaigners celebrate 'victory' after government rethink over plans to make it more difficult to claim disability benefits
- 2 'Jail reckless bankers': Report urges the Government to introduce new criminal offence for reckless management
- 3 Breaking the Silence: In the reality of occupation, there are no Palestinian civilians – only potential terrorists
- 4 Uri Geller psychic spy? The spoon-bender's secret life as a Mossad and CIA agent revealed
- 5 Vice pulls 'breathtakingly tasteless' fashion shoot glorifying the suicides of famous female authors from Sylvia Plath to Virginia Woolf