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 40 self-improvement activities for locked down Brits

  Locked-down Brits are planning self-improvement activities during isolation - with learning to cook and bake topping the list of activities while staying indoors.  A poll of 2,000 adults found six in 10 are planning - or have already started - to improve themselves while house-bound. Among the intentions are taking an online university course,…

What are the Top 40 most satisfying DIY jobs?

With many of us finding we have a bit more time on our hands during the Coronavirus lockdown, now's the ideal opportunity to get round to doing those DIY and outdoor jobs we've all been putting off. According to a new survey, mowing the lawn, jet-washing the patio and polishing surfaces until they shine are…

5 ways to create an inspiring work space at home

As much of the nation adjusts to working from home, ensuring you remain in a positive and productive mindset is essential. Luckily there are some really simple, yet effective, things you can do to create a work space that will put the ‘homely’ into working from home.... Here, Clare Moreton, photo expert at CEWE, shares her…

Brands are now making logos to suit clothing

The fashion industry is developing at a rapid pace. Trends are changing and are nothing like they used to be decades ago. However, some older fashion pieces and trends are being re-invented to fit into the modern style of millennials and Generation Z-ers. The way we dress influences our everyday lives and those around us.…

Online Slot Addiction Problems: Signs and Symptoms 

Gambling has been around for centuries. It can be seen as harmless fun or a hobby that can spiral out of control.  Some people even label themselves as professional gamblers and these individuals take it all to another level.  In recent years gambling has moved to online platforms and exploded in popularity. This is mostly…

3D printed car parts used for SEAT Leon Competición

CUPRA, the performance arm of SEAT, is using state-of-the-art 3D printing to fashion parts in a fast and efficient way for its new Leon Competición racing car. Parts that have been 3D printed include the racer’s door mirror, air intakes and cooling intakes. The process of printing a mirror can take around 20 hours, but…

Polaroid drops ‘Originals’, launches Polaroid Now camera

 Polaroid Originals is marking the final chapter of its 2017 revival story, returning to its original name 'Polaroid' and debuting a new autofocus instant analogue camera range dubbed the Polaroid Now.   Launching on March 26, 2020, Polaroid Now presents an easier point and shoot camera for everyone, claims the company. With a newly developed autofocus…

Help monitor spread of virus with Covid Symptom Tracker app

UK researchers have launched an app to track the spread of Covid-19 as well as identify who is most at risk from the disease in order to better understand the pandemic. Called the Covid Symptom Tracker, the app asks users to fill in data including age, sex and postcode as well as questions on existing…

Slot machines history

Back in the day, when someone wanted to play slot machine, it was considered the ultimate gaming experience you could have. These days they are whole new and different world due to the online transition they have made over the more recent times. The term slot machines was originally coined for any automatic vending machine…

Jungle Book tops list as Disney+ launches in UK

With streaming service Disney+ launching in the UK today for £5.99 per month, the most nostalgic Disney films of all time have been revealed. Surprisingly, perhaps, the Jungle Book tops the list, followed by Mary Poppins and the 101 Dalmatians. New research found that as many as 39 per cent of Brits say that watching…