7 factors to consider when choosing a reliable web hosting

Long gone are the days when you only had to consider bandwidth and disk storage when deciding on the right web hosting service. Today you have to adopt a comprehensive…



A dog who kept sneaking into a store for a unicorn toy gets a new start

The animal control officer who moved Sisu from the Dollar General store to the shelter bought the stray dog his unicorn toy before bringing the canine in Dogs may be…



Phantom of Heilbronn

The case exposed glaring problems in forensic science and what happens when biases taint an investigation. “The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.” — Publilius Syrus…



Toffs and Toughs

Toffs and Toughs is a 1937 photograph of five English boys: two dressed in the Harrow School uniform including waistcoat, top hat, boutonnière, and cane; and three nearby wearing the…



What Are the Listing Requirements for the NASDAQ?

Major stock exchanges, like the Nasdaq, are exclusive clubs—their reputations rest on the companies they trade. As such, the Nasdaq won’t allow just any company to be traded on its…



How Amazon, eBay Can Post Huge Profits In The Cannabis Supplement Market

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN) and eBay Inc (EBAY), two of the world’s premier e-commerce retailers, look particularly well-positioned to profit from the expanding market for CBD, a non-intoxicating substance in marijuana…



A 6-Step Guide to Making Sure Your Broker Is Legit

If you think illegal activity and other shenanigans by brokers and other investment professionals ended with the last Great Recession, you could be making a costly assumption. Although Ponzi schemer…



Philippines orders more than 25 million people into lockdown over Easter as Covid-19 cases soar

The Philippines orders more than 25 million people into lockdown over Easter as Covid-19 cases soar. Millions of people in the Philippines won’t be celebrating Easter as normal this year…



Man charged with murder following stabbing spree in North Vancouver

Yannick Bandaogo, 28, has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the attack that left one woman dead and six people injured. A 28-year-old man is facing a murder…



Vancouver library stabbing leaves 1 dead and 5 injured

Vancouver library stabbing leaves 1 dead and 5 injured including boy, 7, after ‘lone suspect knifed victims at random’. One person died and several others were wounded in a mass…



Michael Douglas reunites with Kathleen Turner for the final season of Kominsky Method

Michael Douglas, 76, reunites with his Romancing the Stone co-star Kathleen Turner, 66, after 32 years… for the final season of The Kominsky Method. The dup have reunited for the…



The Best New TV Shows of 2021

Hey all you boomer shows, get bent! This here is all about NEW shows. Specifically, the best new shows of the year (so far). And 2021 is off to a…



‘Cookies’ track your every move online. Now there’s a fight over what should replace them

For decades, “cookies” have been tracking you around the web. They’re the snippets of code that uniquely identify your browser and allow those shoe ads to follow you from site…



This smart window company is on a $1 trillion mission to eliminate blinds and shades

Smartphones forever changed the way the world communicates. View, a newly public tech firm, is hoping smart windows will transform the way people live and work — while simultaneously helping…



Serial killer Charles Sobhraj is ‘trying to bag a Hollywood movie deal’

Serial killer Charles Sobhraj who inspired real-life drama The Serpent after murdering at least a dozen tourists on 1970s hippie trail in Asia is ‘trying to bag a Hollywood movie…



Casu marzu: The world’s ‘most dangerous’ cheese

The Italian island of Sardinia sits in the middle of the Tyrrhenian Sea, gazing at Italy from a distance. Surrounded by a 1,849-kilometer coastline of white sandy beaches and emerald…



What kids are telling us about their pandemic lives

As more children get to head back to in-person school after a year of virtual learning, they bring with them the lessons learned from a year of living under the…



Papua New Guinea: only 500 doctors for 9 million people

Papua New Guinea only has about 500 doctors for 9 million people. Now it’s dealing with a Covid outbreak. Reva-Lou Reva is worried. For the first time he can remember,…



Icelandic volcano erupts near Reykjavik

Icelandic volcano that had been dormant for more than 6,000 years erupts near Reykjavik Current eruption on the Fagradalsfjall volcano in Geldingadalur began March 19. It spewed more than 10…



Brother and sister find opals worth $1.2million in Australian outback

A brother and sister have found opals in the Outback worth $1.2 million on their first attempt at digging for the precious stones. Isaac and Sofia Andreou teamed up with…



Moment the Ever Given crashed into the Suez Canal is caught on video

Human error may have caused the Ever Given cargo carrier to crash into the banks of the Suez Canal rather than strong winds, authorities revealed today. Osama Rabie, Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority chief,…



Ever Given Suez Canal blockage should not drive up petrol prices, but Easter might

The blockage of the Suez Canal by a grounded container ship may disrupt world trade, but is unlikely to push fuel prices higher in the short term, experts say. Key…



Major contact tracing effort continues across Brisbane as immunologist warns unknown source of COVID infection is ‘definitely a concern’

A major contact tracing effort will continue in southeast Queensland today as authorities work to determine if a new locally acquired case of COVID-19 in a Brisbane landscaper has spread…



A Super Worm Moon will appear on Sunday making our lunar satellite look even bigger

This weekend the first supermoon of the year will be visible, named the Worm Moon, reaching its biggest and brightest in the night sky on Sunday. The Worm Moon is…



Oxford University to trial giving AstraZeneca vaccine as a nasal spray

Oxford University to trial giving AstraZeneca Covid vaccine as a nasal spray with the hope it will trigger a better and faster immune response in the lungs. Oxford university is…



Climate change could worsen allergy season by up to 60%

Bad news for hay fever sufferers: Climate change could worsen allergy season by up to 60%, new model predicts. Experts studied pollen levels and weather conditions in Europe over decades.…



The History of Smoothies

A smoothie is a thick drink made in a blender. Smoothies usually contain fruit of some kind, and may also contain other ingredients such as milk, soy milk, yogurt, ice…



10 Self-Funded Entrepreneur Startups Success Stories

Many aspiring entrepreneurs believe that to build a successful company they first need to get funding from some venture capitalist or angel investor. This, “backing” they believe is critical if…



How Much Money Do You Need to Live Off Investments?

Living off investments defines financial independence, but getting there can be challenging. How much money do you need to live off investments? Here’s the formula: Divide the desired annual income…



Types of Bikes: The Ultimate Bike Buying Guide

Welcome to the Co-op’s own ‘I’m new to cycling and I don’t know what type of bike I should buy’ guide. Here you’ll find the main types of bikes that…



Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is the disease caused by a new coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. WHO first learned of this new virus on 31 December 2019, following a report of a…



Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Vaccines

Is there a vaccine for COVID-19? Yes there are now several vaccines that are in use. The first mass vaccination programme started in early December 2020 and as of and…



Why Are Tesla Cars So Expensive?

Tesla, Inc. (TSLA), the brainchild of entrepreneur Elon Musk, made waves by challenging the auto industry and producing its own all-electric car. Initially, Tesla’s main competitors remained faithful to the…



The breathtaking majesty of volcanoes via jaw-dropping photographs

There are few sights on Earth’s landscapes as awe-inspiring as a volcano – active or dormant. And a new book underscores this, offering ‘a visual celebration of the most impressive,…



Calculate Your Basal Metabolic Rate to Lose Weight

BMR is short for Basal Metabolic Rate. Your Basal Metabolic Rate is the number of calories required to keep your body functioning at rest, also known as your metabolism. What…



Top 10 most successful tech startups of 2020

2020 has been a very difficult year for everyone, especially for tech startup companies. With many companies going out of business and despite the tragedy, somehow some tech startups have…