Tinder has become one of the most popular phone applications in the world. As is well known, Tinder aims to connect singles via a simple yet highly effective swipe left for no, swipe right for yes system. A new application called Peanut, however, is making waves of its own. Described as Tinder for mothers, it uses a very similar system to Tinder, only with the aim of connecting moms. [Read more…]
New Zealand is a wonderful part of the world to live in. From the stunning landscapes to the world-class cities, there is little that a resident can complain about, and spending time in the sun is part and parcel of the local lifestyle.
However, there is one aspect of the country that is only recently being properly investigated, and that is that New Zealand has the highest rate of skin cancer in the world. Australia, New Zealand’s nearby neighbour, comes in second place, highlighting just how much of an issue the disease is in this part of the world. [Read more…]
Tesla is a truly interesting company. If you do a bit of research, and read up on what the company is attempting to achieve, it really is striking how the company’s history, and goals, are like something out of a quirky film script.
Tesla makes, for those who are not aware, batteries, and by extension futuristic electric cars. And, let’s just be honest about this, I would be truly terrified trying to commercialise electric cars myself in this day and age. Why? Well, because most of the civilised world runs on petrol, and I’d be terrified that a petrol overlord would have me killed in my sleep, attempting to steal revenue from him. [Read more…]
If you’ve ever been in a large church or cathedral you’re probably familiar with the feeling of being awestruck. The interiors of churches are specifically designed to inspire feelings of immense, overbearing scale. The exteriors of churches are likewise generally beautiful and impressive. We know that architects can create impressively beautiful structures, so why exactly are so many buildings eye-wateringly ugly these days? [Read more…]
It all started in Sweden, and now fitness fanatics around the world are showing that saving the planet is all part of that daily jog. Plogging, the new earth-minded fitness trend taking the world by storm, is a mash-up of the Swedish term plocka upp (pick up) and jogging – and according to those who do it, it makes a difference. [Read more…]
Sports, to this day it remains one of the highest paying occupations in the world. Those who partake and are talented and lucky enough to ascend the upper echelons of their preferred sport are made into demi-gods. The prestige, the money, and the power is an aphrodisiac. Don’t believe me? Look at their significant others. Of course not all manner of sport is created equal. [Read more…]
If the fourth Forbes America’s Richest Self-Made Women list proves anything, it is that age has nothing to do with it, and that a little business savvy can go a very long way. Considering that a spot on this year’s list required a US$320 million minimum net worth, their achievements are impressive, to say the least. [Read more…]
Your greatest paranoia might be that somewhere, somehow, secret organisations are using invasive mind reading devices to see what’s going on in your head. But that’s nonsense of course, no such devices exist, except in the pages of trashy science fiction novels. Or do they? [Read more…]
Android is the most popular operating system when it comes to mobile phones. With approximately 55% of the market it’s no wonder, especially considering the plethora of apps users can access. Your Android device can do so much more than most users are even aware of, and once you start researching what your device can really do, the possibilities become endless. [Read more…]
Pets are a beloved addition to many people’s lives. From friendly dogs to purring cats, fluffy friends bring endless joy to the average household. But, as with all things, some pets are more likely to draw attention than others. It turns out that there is a whole world of exclusive pets, some of which are worth astronomical amounts of money. [Read more…]