Apr 222014
 
Space Terrorism

Terrorism in space A new report released recently from The Council on Foreign Relations has suggested The United States is increasingly vulnerable to space terrorism. The United States national security operations are becoming more reliant on satellites and other space installations for security, and as the leading player in space has more at stake than [...]

Dec 282013
 
Time lapse video of the sun

Three years of our Sun in four minutes. NASA launched it’s Solar Dynamics Observatory way back in February 2010 with the aim of monitoring solar activity and the impact it has on space weather. The spacecraft has been monitoring solar activity now for three years out of its intended five years, but has in reserve [...]

Dec 052013
 
Your spiritual colours

Your spiritual colours   Colours are thought to affect our personal mind state and the way we see the world around us, here we have a list of colours that may effect our spiritual connection.     Blue is the colour of truth, serenity and harmony, by helping to soothe the mind. Blue is good for [...]

Nov 272013
 
Should social media become a feature in today’s education system

Should social media become a feature in today’s education system? Like it or not, social media has become a major part of today’s society, and it will inevitably grow into our children’s future society, simply burying our heads in the sand and ignoring the fact won’t do, as widespread expansion of social media and networking [...]

Oct 312013
 
Facebook likes

Like, like, and like again! Why do you have a Facebook page? Simple and obvious answer, to stay in touch with your family, friends, new and old, keep up with the latest trends and news and have access to topics you care about, great! Nothing wrong with that and it’s become the main hub of [...]

Sep 162013
 
Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera  the magical plant. Part of the Lily family, (Aloe Barbadensis) commonly known as Aloe Vera, is one of the oldest know medicinal plants and has been mentioned in history back to pre- biblical times. Some say it’s origins stem from The Cape Verde Islands, but it is known to be a plant indigenous [...]

Aug 032013
 
Internet big boys

Here’s a look at the state of play concerning the current state of the Internet, based on areas of market share. The infographic shows: browser, mobile vendor, non-mobile operating system, social media, and mobile operating system. Thanks to KISSmetrics. Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.   author [...]

Jul 312013
 
Buying your first car

Buying your first car can be a nightmare or a breeze! Thinking of buying your first car?  Here are  a few tips I’ve picked up from personal experience and my travels across the Web. The majority of first time buyers will be looking for a used car, the pitfalls are plenty and it’s worth, as [...]

Jul 052013
 
Organ Donation

Is organ donation a highly admirable and responsible thing to do, or do you have some reservations? The issue is a very personal one. Recently in the U.K. a change in the law in Wales has a new system presuming the consent of donors, despite opposition from religious groups. (an opt-out option has been raised). [...]

Jun 112013
 
Depression can affect  us all

How to handle depression Depression can affect  us all at some point in our lives, either directly, or through a loved one or work colleague. Some people don’t even realise they have it and shrug it off without concern, while the effects on others can drastically change their lives. The worse thing to do with [...]

May 272013
 
Hate your job?

Do you seriously hate your job? Do you have that sinking feeling when you think of going to work, maybe it comes the night before, or on route. Do you seriously hate your job? Of course there are people who love their job and can’t wait another minute to start, these are the lucky ones, [...]

May 202013
 
Malaria

Mosquitos and their deadly parasite are getting smarter. According to The World Health Organization, there were around 219 million cases of Malaria in 2010 which caused 660,000 deaths, Africa being the most affected with 90% of the deaths. While other countries, such as Malaysia and Bhutan have seen falling levels, but there are “hot pops” ( [...]

Apr 292013
 
God, or science

God, or science? Is it the wrong question to begin with? In the past few centuries science has gradually overtaken many of the traditional grounds for believing in God. What was once mysterious, with no perceivable answer was almost certainly put down to the powers that be, science has unravelled many of these mysteries which [...]

Apr 152013
 
Kim Jong Un

Kim Jong Who? What do we know about North Koreas Kim Jong- Un? It seems quite strange that there is little known about one of the worlds most discussed leaders, especially one who has come to the forefront with his threats to The United States. But because of the secret nature of North Korea, it’s [...]

Apr 102013
 
3D Printing

Haven’t heard of 3D Printing?   Imagine for a moment, that maybe some time in the future, that at the press of a button you could replicate anything you like, you know, kind of like in the Star Trek movies, where a laser magically scans in front of you and hey presto! You have a [...]

Apr 072013
 
Increasing potassium and reducing salt intake

Increasing potassium and reducing salt, will have major health benefits. Bmj.com medical research site has released a paper explaining that by cutting down salt intake, and at the same time increasing potassium intake in our diet, will have major benefits worldwide. The research also indicates that millions of lives will be saved every year from [...]

Apr 012013
 
Antibiotics

Why are antibiotics losing the fight against infection? Are the days of the effectiveness of antibiotics over? What once appeared to be a miracle cure, antibiotics are losing the battle against super bugs in bacterial infection. While there has always been concern that bacteria are catching up in the fight with antibiotics, the worrying thing [...]

Mar 312013
 
Next generation video graphics

Game Developers Conference news If you like console and PC games, you may have been interested in the GDC (game developers conference) at the Moscone Convention Centre in San Francisco. At the conference, one of the events exhibited  a video of the next generation video graphics, unveiling Epic’s new Unreal Engine 4 demo, called “Infiltrator” [...]

Mar 292013
 
Twitter tips

  Twitter should be fun, but there are tips if you want to seriously engage.  Here’s an Infographic that serves as a guide, that may help you to increase engagement. There are Twitter tips on how you can increase interaction with how many hash tags to use, if asking for re-tweets actually benefit, and best overall [...]

Feb 022013
 
Acrylic painting tricks

Painting with acrylics There are a few acrylic painting tricks, and here is a kick-start lesson in painting with acrylics. Painting with acrylics can give you hours of enjoyment and doesn’t require any expensive outlay, but the rewards can be fantastic whether they be in your produced paintings or the fun you have painting them. [...]

Dec 282012
 
New Comet ISON

New Comet Ison discovery by Russian Observatory Astronomers at Kislovodsk Observatory in Russia while surveying the sky’s in the constellations of Gemini and Cancer observed an unusually blurred, slow and rather bright object, on which closer examination with a larger telescope revealed it was a new comet.   The new comet named Ison had been [...]

Dec 102012
 
e-book readers still hold the printed book as sacred

E-books are becoming very popular,  and you may well expect that e-books are quickly adding nails in the coffins of the printed book and maybe killing our local library, especially with sales of e-readers like Nook and Kindle growing rapidly. But according to a report, even avid e-book readers still hold the printed book as sacred [...]

Nov 302012
 
The popularity of angels

The popularity of angels still ranking high The popularity of angels still ranks high in this day and age, we all know what they look like, they have wings and halos, wear white robes, are associated with heaven, clouds and pop up all around us such as stained glass windows, tattoos, nativity plays, adverts and [...]

Oct 212013
 
Personal information at your local GP's

Are you aware your personal medical information, isn’t personal anymore?  Have you read George Orwell’s 1984? If you have you are well aware of the Big Brother society, having your whole life monitored, your life controlled at every corner with your individualism destroyed by Government, well, you may think it’s total fiction, and maybe your right, [...]