Take control of your finances with App Paye

Let’s face it, dealing with finances isn’t fun, especially if you are a self-employed publisher. The last thing you want to be doing rather than writing or uploading content is working out how much tax you need to put by for the lovely people at HMRC. So when I was contacted by App Paye to…

Ford develops prototype smart jacket to keep cyclists safe on the road

A group of cycle-enthusiasts at Ford have created a brand new ‘smart jacket’ designed to keep cyclists safer on the road. The jacket has sleeves that light up to show when wearers are turning right or left - or even if they are braking - and can be wirelessly connected to a smartphone for helping…

Stop the stink: buy your Dad ‘magic socks’ for Father’s Day

Buy your Dad socks for Father's Day. Not something I thought I'd ever write, but then these aren't ordinary socks, they're Magic Socks. Yeah right, I hear you say, like magic beans. No seriously. When I was approached by Chinese firm MP Glovax's PR department to review a pair of socks for this blog I must…

5 Tips for Repairing Jewelry in Ohio

New jewelry shines and can add value to your life. The first time you buy your jewelry it might seem like the best thing you’ve ever owned. However, if it's not maintained properly, jewelry does not last long. Replace your jewelry over time or repair it to maintain its glare. However, replacing jewelry can be…

Baby Gadgets: Top 10 essential devices for new parents

Dr Tom York, NHS-registered and private GP for GPDQ, the UK’s first doctor-on-demand app, picks his Top 10 Baby Gadgets.... Since becoming a Dad for the first time, I’ve found the need for a host of new devices and gadgets to enhance and simplify the parenting process. Here’s a selection of things which I’ve found…

Are parents putting children off STEM subjects?

New research reveals that parents’ lack of confidence in subjects such as Science and Maths is discouraging the younger generation from pursuing those subjects at school and beyond. The study, commissioned by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), found that 43% of parents have heard their children say ‘I’m rubbish at Maths’ and 32% of parents…

Healthy Mind, Healthy Body: Why Mental Health Should Be A Priority For All

If somebody asked you if you were healthy, what would you say, and how would you qualify your answer? For many of us being healthy means having a stable, normal body weight and being able to fight off those annoying ailments that fly around every winter. Physical health is critical, but this is not the…

5 Biggest Trends of the 2010s (So Far)

Take a nostalgic trip down the memory lane and find out what was ever so popular in 2010 when your parents were kids! These are the five Biggest Trends of the 2010s so far... Angry Birds: The popular mobile game that features slingshot birds and pigs that are knocked down. This game has now become…

Ten top tips to make your home more energy efficient

Fed up of escalating energy bills? With all six big energy suppliers having recently put up their prices, now is the time to take action - to save money and do your bit for the environment in the process. Dudley Moor-Radford, managing director of British smart energy firm Moixa, gives his top ten tips on how, by…

Audi A6 Review: comfort, elegance and tech combined

Chris Price heads to Portugal to spend time driving the latest Audi A6 Saloon. His verdict? Not only is it very agile for a big car, it also combines onboard comfort with loads of great technology features... Driving around the mountainous roads of Portugal's stunning Douro Valley it's difficult to believe that I'm behind the…