Month: February 2021

In 1859, Charles Darwin published his landmark book “On the Origin of Species”. In the book, he proposed the theory of natural selection, where he stated that the body and organs of living things slowly adapt to become better at whatever they are used for while parts that have fallen into disuse become smaller before
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Some shows make a point to devastate their fans on a regular basis (here’s looking at you Grey’s Anatomy). Others carry on in their usual sitcom or drama ways and then boom, out of the blue, the show hits you with an episode so sad, you sit bawling for an hour after watching it (the
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Since the 1980s it’s become a tired point in Western societies that animated content from Japan is weird, violent, and kinky. That’s even by the standards of how bizarre children’s entertainment created worldwide can get to a western viewer. It seems that in recent years show creators have become so desperate for novelty and provocation
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Ah, gay Paris! Along with London and New York, France’s capital city is amongst the most iconic and often visited city in the world. From the utterly stunning architecture and art around every corner, the world-leading gastronomic scene and the incredibly rich and the diverse history, Paris is a must for anyone interested in travel.
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There are many instances of music being used in movies to excellent effect. A cleverly chosen song can enhance a scene, add emotive depth, and create powerful associations between the audio and visual aspects of the film in question. Sometimes, this is done so well that the songs stand out and achieve recognition regardless of
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Comedy superstars Monty Python’s famous 1969 sketch brought to our attention the very realistic dangers posed by a would-be attacker armed with a piece of fresh fruit. And while their self-defence class centered on the banana’s use as a weapon, fresh fruit’s fatal potential is no laughing matter. Whether it be from choking, poisoning, a
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The Perseverance has landed. On February 18, NASA’s most ambitious rover to date competed a nearly seven-month journey from Earth to begin a years-long exploration of the red planet. Weighing a metric ton and costing more than $2 billion to design, construct and validate, Perseverance has one overarching goal: finding unprecedented evidence of ancient life
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The world around us consists of shapes. Every creature or object we see, touch or interact with, are made of shapes. Yet, these shapes are one thing we frequently ignore. We bet many people do not know the name of the shape of their eye. (The shape of your eye is close to a sphere
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It seems that every day, there’s an article online about a species that humans have driven to extinction. It’s a sad fact of life that people have been hunting, eating, and killing other species for millennia, but we aren’t all bad — sometimes, we create new species. As it happens, several species wouldn’t even exist
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5G in telecommunications is the recently launched fifth-generation technology and is the latest standard for broadband cellular networks. 5G enables a novel kind of network specifically created to connect virtually everything and every person, including machines, devices, and even objects. 5G wireless technology will potentially deliver ultra-low latency, higher multi-Gbps peak data speeds, more reliability,
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Like Hal 9000 in 2001: A Space Odyssey, sometimes technology turns rogue. Interactive devices might seem innocent, but it is only a matter of time before they start screaming expletives at your family and ordering you to commit murder. Alexa is no exception. Amazon’s digital helper has, on many occasions, flipped out and turned against
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Conspiracy theories try to explain harmful or tragic events caused by the actions of powerful groups. Such an explanation rejects the accepted narrative surrounding these events. Of course, the official version may be considered additional proof of the conspiracy or cover-up. We are counting down the top ten conspiracy theories involving clones. Let’s look into
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There are some animals with real superpowers that would make even Batman jealous. The amazing abilities that these creatures possess may seem like something out of a comic book, but they’re authentic. Let’s dive in and look into the top ten magical powers attributed to animals.  10 Lyrebirds Lyrebirds are amazing imitators and are of two species
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There is no shortage of lists of the “best” or “worst” presidents in U.S. History. Historians seem to relish the opportunity to grade our leaders on their performance in the top job. The following list does not take into consideration whether the individual was a good or bad president, but rather looks at the character
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Per the unofficial “20 years later” nostalgia cycle, 2001 is scheduled for a resurgence. Before long, we’ll all be pining for flip phones and the Yahoo! search engine. A few weeks ago we looked at some of the best albums from that year. We now turn our attention to the cinema with a mix of
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It’s 2021 and the world has changed. But the beauty of Earth’s most mysterious locations remains. These places are steeped in history and legend and make for mesmerizing photographs. Some which are easily accessible have become tourist fodder, while the ones that are harder to reach remain somewhat hidden away except for a series of
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New and advanced devices are always coming up in a technologically dynamic world. Ultimately, this renders older ones obsolete. You might agree that technological advancements happen fast—computers and mobile phones are excellent examples. But the irony is, while technology keeps advancing in leaps and bounds, some primitive methods and devices have managed to stand out,
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Information technology or IT remains one of the most versatile, fast-growing fields, and research shows that being skilled in high demand tech boosts compensation. If you’re looking to shift or advance in your career with new tech certifications and expertise, consider mastering the following tech skills.  Employers are headhunting for the latest, in-demand skills. Tech has taken on
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You do spoil your dog, and it’s only right as they are a part of your family. While many inventions aim to make dogs self-sufficient while they are at home alone, no technological marvel bests spending time with them or frolicking together in the outdoors. While you might second guess these unique pet products, hang
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