For many, 2020 meant stimulus cheques, furlough payments and government backed funding. These measures in the face of a contracted economy and collateral destruction (read: the end of the small and medium business) has allowed people, during the virus and subsequent governmental crisis, to merely subsist in what was and remains, in every technicality, the … Continue reading How you can save money in the 2021 recession
Farhana Yamin is an internationally recognised environmental lawyer, activist, public speaker and author. She’s a powerful force for good helping to change the way world leaders treat the environment, and was a key “kingmaker” in terms of policy when it came to the UN Paris Agreement. Currently, she sits on the board at Greenpeace. She … Continue reading Women changing the world pt. 2: Farhana Yamin
People trust Twitter more than the news because of the perceived “purity” and reliability of the source, rather than the actual news story itself. Helpfully, Twitter is totally fuelled by community information and conversation. News media, on the other hand, is fuelled by gatekeepers. Twitter is trusted for its lack of gatekeepers. As an interface … Continue reading Why do people trust Twitter more than the news?
We simultaneously live in the age of information overload, and misinformation wealth. Curating your sources has never been more important. If you’re interested in technology, how it affects wider geopolitical and human issues, and futurism, it can be hard to figure out what to read – a lot of blogs and magazines get caught up … Continue reading Best 3 Free Tech Newsletters You Need To Subscribe To Now
Sexy dress! Sexy dress! Sexy dress. Sexy tux! Oh look Angelina turned up! Sexy dress… How do you solve a problem like making an overblown awards ceremony interesting? For many, the 68th Golden Globe Awards spelled a night of back-patting and Academy Award predictions. For others, it’s watching the motion picture elite swan around, dine … Continue reading RICKY GERVAIS: GOLDEN GLOBES’ MOST CONTROVERSIAL HOST?
INFAMOUS RAPPER 50 CENT who was shot nine times, sustained all bullets and then survived is now being urged by ‘eblockwatch’, a community group in South Africa, to help a rhino who also took nine shots. 50 CENT URGED TO SAVE RHINO, ALSO SHOT NINE TIMES Phila the Black Rhino was shot by automatic weapons during two … Continue reading 50 CENT URGED TO SAVE RHINO, ALSO SHOT NINE TIMES
STADIUM ALBUM AND FOURTH effort by Kings of Leon ‘Only By The Night’ has just outsold Lady Gaga’s ‘The Fame ‘in the UK. According to figures by the Official Charts Company and the BPI, the fashionista darlings (yes, fashionistas: they launched their own clothing range with Parisian boutique label Surface to Air, Vogue link here) … Continue reading Kings of Leon outsell Lady Gaga by a fraction
AMERICA’S GOLDEN BOY Mr Justin Timberlake put paid to any rumours that he is about to hit the studio to record any time soon. Timberlake is currently the cover of Entertainment Weekly, to coincide with the US release week of the box-office topping Facebook film, The Social Network. In the feature piece, he is evasive … Continue reading Justin Timberlake: Yes, He’s An Actor