10 Twitter Accounts To Escape The World’s Doom

10 Twitter Accounts To Escape The World’s Doom

If you’ve been anywhere near Twitter recently, you’ll see the world is feeling a little doomed now. While many, like myself, use Twitter as a source of information to keep updated with the latest news and trends, it’s also inevitably a dark place. To brighten up your feed a little,…

What Is A Digital Twin

What Is A Digital Twin

As processing power, storage and memory have become commoditised, the opportunity to use technology in new ways has expanded. One of the tools being used by many companies is a digital twin. These digital representations of real-world objects and processes are giving businesses a way of predicting when something will…

What Does Self-Quarantine Actually Mean?

What Does Self-Quarantine Actually Mean?

You may have been asked to “work from home” for now, or to prepare to “self quarantine” if you may have been exposed to COVID-19. But there’s some confusion over what this involves. Can you work from a cafe? Walk the dog?

‘Brand’ Veggies So Your Kids Will Eat Them

‘Brand’ Veggies So Your Kids Will Eat Them

Some kids are going to be satisfied with your claims that broccoli florets are “little trees” that they, a monster, must devour. And other kids are going to be like, “Broccoli is gross and so is eating trees, and I’m not falling for that shit.”

Cut Cinnamon Rolls With Dental Floss

Cut Cinnamon Rolls With Dental Floss

The cinnamon roll is an honest pastry. Immediately, upon hearing its name, you know exactly what you are getting into. There is going to be cinnamon, and it is going to be rolled. Making cinnamon rolls requires a not-small number of steps, and one of those steps is cutting the…

The Loans With The Best Rates Available Right Now

The Loans With The Best Rates Available Right Now

For some people, it’s a no-brainer to shop around for better deals all-year round. For others, if there’s ever been a good time to get cracking on deal-hunting, it’s now. At the time of writing, 47 lenders have slashed their interest rates after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) dropped…

Five Ways Men Ruin The First Date, According To A Sexologist

Five Ways Men Ruin The First Date, According To A Sexologist

Dr Nikki Goldstein is a sexologist, relationship councilor and author of Single But Dating: A Field Guide to Dating in the Digital Age. She knows precisely what causes relationships to flourish – or descend into disaster. If you never seem to get past the first date, you’re probably guilty of…

Watch Six Streaming Services For Free On This Site

Watch Six Streaming Services For Free On This Site

Since you might just be working from home right now—if you’re lucky, and your company is sane—why not give yourself a much-needed productivity break with a little Netflix? Or some Amazon Prime Video? Or HBO? Heck, why not watch all three? Not at once, of course; you don’t have the…

Always Put A Green Onion On Your Snack Board

Always Put A Green Onion On Your Snack Board

Snack boards, whether they be cheese or charcuterie based, are never just cheese and/or charcuterie. For a truly balanced board, you need pickles, a jam or honey, and other salty, crunchy, and piquant bits and pieces to highlight and complement the main attraction. You also need a green onion.

How To Prevent Spammy Notifications From iPhone And iPad Apps

How To Prevent Spammy Notifications From iPhone And iPad Apps

Apple recently updated its App Store guidelines to allow apps to blast you with push notifications that contain advertising, marketing, or other promotions. The move doesn’t come as much of a surprise, given that Apple has been doing this within its own apps for years—everyone remember those annoying enticements you…

11 Google Chrome Extensions You Need To Download

11 Google Chrome Extensions You Need To Download

Google Chrome is filled with handy tricks and features — but first you need to customise the experience with browser extensions. The trick is to find ones that are actually useful. With more than 180,0000 options cluttering the Chrome Web Store, this can be a daunting task. Fortunately, it’s easy…

Why Even Optimists Should Embrace Their Pessimistic Side

Why Even Optimists Should Embrace Their Pessimistic Side

Setting goals and working to achieve them is an inherently optimistic exercise: You want more and better, and you believe that you have what it takes to do the work and reap the rewards. But sometimes showing your pessimistic side can help you achieve your goals faster.

Is Your Teen Addicted To Gaming?

Is Your Teen Addicted To Gaming?

It might seem like all your tween or teen wants to do these days is hunker down with a smartphone, tablet, laptop or gaming device and play—for hours on end. Teens and gaming go hand-in-hand, especially as they gain access to a variety of different devices and gaming options. But…

How To Reduce Your Energy Bill With Minimal Cost And Sacrifice

How To Reduce Your Energy Bill With Minimal Cost And Sacrifice

As soon as you moved out on your own and started paying your own utility bills, you likely had a rude awakening about the cost of energy. If you’ve never thought about something like electricity usage before, it can take a minute to get into the habit of not just…

Make Extra-Tender Beans With A Little Baking Soda

Make Extra-Tender Beans With A Little Baking Soda

Ask a crowd of bean lovers to tell you the correct way to cook a pot of beans and you’ll get a different answer from each person. But in the midst of healthy debate over the merits of soaking and when to add salt or acid, there’s one universal truth…

Why People Take Offence

Why People Take Offence

Most of us have felt offended at a remark made by a close friend or a random comment on our social media. Even worse, the chances are that we have experienced the shock of hearing that others were offended by our comments — despite the fact that we had no…

What Fitness Professionals Wish You Knew

What Fitness Professionals Wish You Knew

It helps to be a good client who knows how things work so you can get the most out of your personal training sessions and workout classes. Plus, it’s always nice to be nice and make things easier for your instructors. We asked several fitness professionals what they wish their…

9 Tips For Taking The Best Photos On Your Phone

9 Tips For Taking The Best Photos On Your Phone

It’s 2020 and you don’t need a dedicated camera to take beautiful photos anymore. Phone cameras are increasingly powerful, and with a little time and effort, you’ll be able to take full advantage of them. Here are some tips and tricks to get you started.

Create Your Own ‘Parenting Posse’

Create Your Own ‘Parenting Posse’

We like to say that it takes a village to raise a child, but sometimes that village looks pretty sparsely populated. We often don’t live in our hometowns, surrounded by extended family members and friends we’ve had since elementary school. Our attached garages allow for extra privacy from—and less interaction…

How To Feed Yourself When You’re Depressed

How To Feed Yourself When You’re Depressed

Eating is a prerequisite for life, so it makes perverse sense that, for many people, it’s among the first victims of a depressive episode. Here are some tips on how to eat when you’re feeling depressed.

How To Deal With Coronavirus Anxiety

How To Deal With Coronavirus Anxiety

If the COVID-19 outbreak has got you checking the news a little more often—or asking yourself whether it’s time to stock up on food or medications, cancel travel, or prepare to work from home—you’re not alone.