Let’s face it; buying a new cellphone every few years is not as essential as it once was. Though, there comes a time when you need to take a step forward, put down some cash, and get yourself a new model. After all, being seen with a model that is more than a few years old is akin to social suicide. [Read more…]
If you’ve ever received a suspicious email, perhaps pretending to be from an African prince claiming he wants you to help him distribute his fortune across the world, you’ll know first-hand the forms cybercrime can take. In this case the scam is easy to see through, but it is a good example of just how easy it is to get involved in being a con artist in the digital world. Another example would be an attempt by unknown offenders to steal your login details, disguising an email to appear as if it is coming from your bank. Less easy to see through, and a step up in terms of sophistication. [Read more…]
Nostalgia is a powerful emotion. The fact that Pokémon is still going strong after decades is testimony to that fact. But in recent months it seems like television networks are likewise cashing in on the nostalgia buck, with varying degrees of success.
While some revival efforts have been met with praise, others have been frowned upon by disgruntled fans. When stopping to think about it, who wants to see a Magnum P.I. without Tom Selleck, who all but defined the series, in the lead role? [Read more…]
In Donald Trump’s America more than 2 000 children have been separated from their parents. It’s a direct result of the White House’s zero tolerance policy at its borders and one that’s got the nation divided and in an uproar. Of course getting a nation divided is nothing new about the 45th president of the United States. Trump is such a divisive force of nature that his actions border on biblical. [Read more…]
It’s happened to everyone; you’re standing in front of the wardrobe late for an appointment and the unspeakable happens. You realise that you hate everything you own, no article of clothing goes with any other article of clothing, and you wish you could just burn it all and start over. Sound familiar? We’ve all been there… [Read more…]
We’ve made it past the middle of the year, and already many of us are praying to the higher powers that the year-end break makes its appearance a little quicker. It won’t, of course, but the ritual itself signifies that it might be time to start doing a little planning. After all, if you expect your year-end holiday to be one that will live in infamy, a top destination is always a good first step. [Read more…]
What’s in a name? Quite a lot, when you come to think of what names mean, and why parents choose them.
Let’s go on a trip around the world, and take a look at the latest baby-naming trends. What you see might surprise you, and it might even inspire you if you have a little one along the way. [Read more…]
The 2018 Football World Cup has come and gone. There was emotion and excitement aplenty, with a number of outstanding matches, many of which had fans collectively holding their breath in anticipation. The online sportsbooks were, of course, exploding with activity, with fans making match predictions, backing favourite teams, and even those brave enough to put money on overall winners. [Read more…]
Being a film star is no joke, and many stars find that out too late. Once the pressures of fame mounts, there have been stars that simply needed to get out and find themselves again.
Some make triumphant returns, others merely skim the edges of their past glories. These actors and actresses all but vanished from the scene and you may well have forgotten all about them, until now that is! [Read more…]
Spend a few hours on a busy street in a big city, and you are likely to hear several different languages spoken. Some may be instantly recognisable, even if you do not speak a word of them, while others may sound as though they originated from another planet, never mind another country. [Read more…]