Timothy Kennett

Timothy is a writer who lives in London. He also writes for The Huffington Post, Medium and The Inkling.

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Osama bin Laden watching television at his compound in Abbottabad

Bin Laden's 'bookshelf' proves global terror leaders are just as boring and narcissistic as the rest of us

It's easy to assume that someone like Bin Laden lived in a more outdated and unrecognisable world, but the truth is far more surprising

Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the Apple Watch in March – but did he remember to meet Ken for lunch?

Apple Watch: Let's face it, this is a very stupid idea

As well as being a useless and expensive iPhone accessory, it may actually be inconvenient, and further alienate those around you

Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrats, Ed Miliband, Labour, and David Cameron, Conservatives

Politicians are promising to turn horses into unicorns this election

If what the party leaders say is true, we'll soon have full employment, no suicide, and a Labour politician capable of having 4m conversations in just four months

Tory MP Nigel Mills said he would 'try not to' play Candy Crush during Parliamentary committee meetings in the future.

If you're unsure if it's acceptable for an MP to play Candy Crush during an important meeting, then let me tell you: it's not

The future of pensions was being discussed, yet Nigel Mills decided to match up coloured sweets on his iPad instead

The Uber app allows passengers to hail a taxi with a smartphone

This is why I deleted Uber from my phone, and why you should too

What makes Uber different from other companies is that being a jerk is the company's business plan

Nigel farage poses for photographs at party headquarters after Douglas Carswell won the Clacton-on-Sea by-election for UKIP

Why we should be worried about Ukip becoming more politically correct

Masking their beliefs with more acceptable language will help Ukip win more seats, but it may be a double-edged sword for the party

Jeremy Clarkson, pictured here in 1995

Jeremy Clarkson almost being killed in Argentina proves that Top Gear's humour is seen for what it is outside the UK

Cultural insensitivity is suddenly not so funny when it makes people want you dead

Brazil fans are devastated while watching the first half on Copacabana Beach during the 2014 FIFA World Cup semi-final match between Brazil and Germany on July 8, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The winner advances to the final at the famed Maracana stadium.

The response to Brazil's defeat has been a surreal exploration of loss and tragedy

Football can be devastatingly cruel, but in reality it means almost nothing

King Joffreygets a surprise for his birthday

Spoiler Alerts: Knowing what's going to happen in Game of Thrones doesn't bother me

Spoilers are the price I'm willing to pay for getting the most out of the show online

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Murder of the Brink’s-MAT mastermind

'Goldfinger' of British crime's life ended in a blaze of bullets, say police
Forget little green men - aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert

Forget little green men

Leading evolutionary biologist says aliens will look like humans
The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: An Algerian scientist adjusts to life working in a kebab shop

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

An Algerian scientist struggles to adjust to her new life working in a Scottish kebab shop
Bodyworlds museum: Dr Gunther von Hagens has battled legal threats, Parkinson's disease, and the threat of bankruptcy

Dying dream of Doctor Death

Dr Gunther von Hagens has battled legal threats, Parkinson's disease, and the threat of bankruptcy
UK heatwave: Temperature reaches 39.8 degrees on Central Line - the sweatiest place in London

39.8 degrees recorded on Tube

There's hot (London) and too damn hot (the Underground). Simon Usborne braved the Central line to discover what its passengers suffer
Kitchens go hi-tech: From robot chefs to recipe-shopping apps, computerised cooking is coming

Computerised cooking is coming

From apps that automatically make shopping lists from your recipe books to smart ovens and robot chefs, Kevin Maney rounds up innovations to make your mouth water
Jessie Cave interview: The Harry Potter star has published a feminist collection of cartoons

Jessie Cave's feminist cartoons

The Harry Potter star tells Alice Jones how a one-night stand changed her life
Football Beyond Borders: Even the most distruptive pupils score at homework club

Education: Football Beyond Borders

Add football to an after-school homework club, and even the naughtiest boys can score
10 best barbecue books

Fire up the barbie: 10 best barbecue books

We've got Bibles to get you grilling and smoking like a true south American pro
Wimbledon 2015: Nick Bollettieri - Junk balls and chop and slice are only way 5ft 1in Kurumi Nara can live with Petra Kvitova’s power

Nick Bollettieri's Wimbledon Files

Junk balls and chop and slice are only way 5ft 1in Kurumi Nara can live with Petra Kvitova’s power
Ron Dennis exclusive: ‘This is one of the best McLaren teams ever – we are going to do it’

‘This is one of the best McLaren teams ever – we are going to do it’

Ron Dennis shrugs off a poor start to the season in an exclusive interview, and says the glory days will come back
Seifeddine Rezgui: What motivated a shy student to kill 38 holidaymakers in Tunisia?

Making of a killer

What motivated a shy student to kill 38 holidaymakers in Tunisia?
UK Heatwave: Temperatures on the tube are going to exceed the legal limit for transporting cattle

Just when you thought your commute couldn't get any worse...

Heatwave will see temperatures on the Tube exceed legal limit for transporting cattle
Exclusive - The Real Stories of Migrant Britain: Swapping Bucharest for London

The Real Stories of Migrant Britain

Meet the man who swapped Romania for the UK in a bid to provide for his family, only to discover that the home he left behind wasn't quite what it seemed
Cheaper energy on the way, but it's not all sunshine and rainbows

Cheaper energy on the way, but it's not all sunshine and rainbows

Solar power will help bring down electricity prices over the next five years, according to a new report. But it’s cheap imports of ‘dirty power’ that will lower them the most