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Past articles by Ben:

Trump proposal will make spray cheese a 'staple food' for US food stamps

The US Department of Agriculture proposal looks to save money for food stores participating in food stamp programs for low-income families by allowing spray cheese, beef jerky and lemon juice to be classified as 'staple foods' → Read More

The truth behind the chlorinated chicken panic

Leaving the EU opens the doors to more food from other parts of the world. But experts say to think twice about your chicken – it’s not the chlorine, it’s what it’s hiding → Read More

This is your last chance to sign the petition to protect our libraries

We urgently need to ring-fence funding for our public libraries. They are cultural centres of learning, literacy and opportunity → Read More

Social workers are using virtual reality to experience the lives of children in care

A trial conducted by social enterprise The Cornerstone Partnership has yielded promising results in enabling social care workers to better understand the trauma of children in care → Read More

Welcome to The Big Issue's Augmented Reality special

We're bringing our page to life with exclusive video and audio content, while giving a new voice to our hard-working vendors → Read More

We're going AUGMENTED REALITY in January with our 'Tech For Good' special

The Big Issue is launching a 'Tech For Good' special on January 7th that will feature an interactive cover and exclusive video and audio inside → Read More

Seattle residents have hijacked a mobile app to report homeless people

The city council's ‘Find It, Fix It’ service is being used to report and move on homeless communities → Read More

iNaturalist: The Instagram of biology is revolutionising citizen science

It's National Insect Week, and it's never been easier to contribute to global conservation efforts from the comfort of your iPhone → Read More

A guilty Tommy Robinson has conjured the savvy alt-right to Britain

#FreeTommy advocates are blindly forgetting one thing: the law → Read More

Reddit’s r/Food_Pantry is a global food bank delivering Amazon wish lists to the hungry

We spoke to the moderators of r/Food_Pantry, a new-age foodbank subreddit serving up random acts of kindness → Read More

HPE Will Stop Selling Cloud Servers To Google And Facebook By 2018

But company will continue with sales of higher-end, non-customisable servers to Tier 2 and 3 customers → Read More

Join A Trade Union Before Your Boss Replaces You With AI

CBI calls on government to establish technology commission involving employee representatives → Read More

Mac Users Targeted By Malware Unwittingly Distributed By A Popular Media Player

ESET says it found the OSX/Proton malware in a version of Eltima's media player → Read More

AWS Diary: Amazon Adds Per-Second Billing For Some Cloud Services

AWS NEWS: Amazon says per-second billing will make it even more cost effective to use AWS → Read More

Amazon Web Services: Latest News And Opinions

UPDATED: Amazon Linux Container Image Available For On-Premise Use → Read More

Oh Look. Russia’s Annual Plague of Locusts Is Here

Watch a car drive into the heart of locust storm. → Read More

Europe Is Moving Closer to Forcing Google to Pay for News Summaries

But critics say the copyright changes will kill memes. → Read More

DJI Is Locking Down Its Drones Against a Growing Army of DIY Hackers

Drone hackers have forced DJI into an arms race. → Read More

France Wants to Ban Diesel and Gas Vehicles by 2040

The country wants to be carbon neutral by 2050. → Read More

This Twitter Bot Tracks Nuclear Waste Criss-Crossing Britain By Rail

*Sweat drips from forehead*. → Read More