Parents slam video sharing sites for inappropriate content

Half of parents in the UK have criticised video sharing platforms, including Snapchat and Youtube, for failing to prevent children from accessing distressing, violent or adult-only content.  A survey of 1,500 UK parents, conducted by AgeChecked, found that 58% of parents believe that video sharing sites and apps aren’t doing enough to keep young people safe.…

Top 30 Mod Cons: Washing machines and fridge freezers more important than smartphones

Washing machines and fridge freezers have beaten smartphones as the items that are our most prized 'modern conveniences', a new survey shows. Researchers who polled 2,000 UK adults identified the everyday items which have most improved our lives – including sat nav devices, smartphones and electric kettles. Other items to have made things that little…

3 Tips for Finding the Best Treatment Care for Your Loved One

Substance abuse is a real crisis across the globe. The journey towards overcoming addiction can be a hassle. Here are the top three tips to help you get started on the right note and to ensure that your loved one fully recovers from the potentially life-threatening habit: 1) Finding the Right Treatment Center Perhaps the…

7 Designer Shower Heads That Redefine Bathrooms

  The most basic definition of a shower is “a cubicle or bath in which one stands under a spray of water to wash”. They can also can boost your physical and mental health. Soothe tense shoulder muscles? Tick. Ease a headache? Tick. Improve circulation? Tick. Calm the mind? Absolutely. Improve sleep quality? You betcha!…

Top 10 British phobias revealed – including spiders and hackers!

Spiders top the list of Brits' top phobias, while hackers make a surprising entry in sixth place, according to a new survey carried out by security firm McAfee.  The main reason people gave for having fears and phobias was that it could cause pain or death (28%). Yet 15% of respondents put spiders as their number…

Celebrate International Women’s Day with Case24 F-email collection

Phone accessories company Case24 has launched a new F-email phone case collection, celebrating women in tech history this International Women's Day.    The series of specially designed and illustrated phone cases are dedicated to eight incredibly influential, intelligent, and iconic women in tech history. Included in the line up are Ada Lovelace, Katherine Johnson and Hedy Lamarr.  …

How Vape Pods Might Help You Kick Your Smoking Habit

Cigarette smoking is a significant cause of morbidity world over. The reason for this is that cigarette smoke contains various substances that are harmful to your health. Many people recognize this fact and desire to quit the habit but find it difficult since it is very addictive. Nicotine is the addictive ingredient and finding an…

Audi launches plug in hybrid models at next week’s Geneva Motorshow

  Audi is launching new hybrid cars at next week’s Geneva Motorshow. Badged TFSI e, the models will be hybrid variants of the A6, A7 Sportback, A8 and Q5 model lines and form part of the car manufacturer's plans to offer 20 'electrified' models in the line-up by 2025. The plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) offer the obvious…

Ford and Volkswagen Collaborate on New Vans

  These two giants of the automotive industry used a joint press conference at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit to announce their global alliance.  The two companies will not be merging in any way and will not own shares in each other.  Ford will design and produce medium-sized pick-ups and larger commercial…