Millennials staying in to save cash while Baby Boomers splash the cash

Millennials and Gen Z are saving cash by ditching nights out in favour of cheaper nights in, hunting for second-hand items and using money-saving apps, according to research. Meanwhile, Baby Boomers are more likely to splash the cash on holidays and expensive meals out, though adults aged 18-24 – and those over 65 – are…

Learning the Basics: Three Industries That Use Stats

  Most students know that they’ll never use the Pythagorean theorem in daily life. In fact, some may forget the basic formula before graduating from university. Still, having a background in mathematics can improve life in countless ways— especially now that data can do anything.  Stats, in particular, are a way to interpret data by…

ShinyShiny roundup: Halo Infinite gets early launch for Microsoft anniversary

The latest game in the Halo series has been released three weeks early to coincide with the franchise's 20th anniversary. Halo: Infinite was originally supposed to be released last year but was delayed until December 2021. But on Monday, at an Xbox 20th anniversary event, Microsoft revealed the multiplayer part of the game was being…

10 Gifts for Your Eco-Conscious Friends

We all have an eco-conscious person in our friend circle. They’re the one who takes the time to recycle properly, shops with a reusable bag at the grocery market and writes to their representative nonstop about climate change. It’s inspiring to say the least, and we could all stand to take a tip or two…

5 top tips for a stress-free Christmas

Christmas can certainly be a stressful time for most – and this year promises to be no different as we emerge (hopefully) from the pandemic. It’s also no surprise that money is tighter for many households this year than in previous years. In 2019, the average UK adult spent £1,116 on Christmas presents. In 2020,…

ShinyShiny tech round up: Thousands of fake emails sent from real FBI address

A hacker has sent thousands of fake emails from a real FBI address, warning the recipients that their networks were being attacked by a reputable cyber security researcher. The hoax emails were not sent by anyone with access to the FBI's technology infrastructure, but by someone abusing a misconfigured web portal, the agency has confirmed.…

Look Good, Feel Good with These Essential Hacks

Feeling good and improving your health and well-being are inextricably linked. You need to feel good and improve the way you live your life, and looking good is one of the best ways of being able to achieve this process. There are a lot of things that play a big part in this process, and…

ShinyShiny tech roundup: Singles Day fails to hit double-digit growth

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's Singles Day is known for being the world's biggest online shopping extravaganza. But this year it has been a more toned down affair as Beijing cracks down on businesses and economic growth slows. Sales for the 11-day event rose at their slowest rate since it was launched in 2009, up 8.5%…

Ways to Enhance your Wardrobe and Style

The approach you take for your wardrobe and style matters. Taking the wrong strategy when shopping for apparel can lead you to have items that you will not wear. Therefore, it is vital to know what to look out for when out shopping for clothes. Here are ways that can help enhance your wardrobe and…

ShinyShiny tech roundup: Elon Musk sells $5 billion Tesla shares

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has sold around $5bn (£3.7bn) of shares in the electric carmaker. It comes days after he asked his 63 million Twitter followers whether he should sell 10% of his stake in Tesla. The company's shares fell by around 16% in the two days after the poll came out in favour…