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Dogs are messy creatures. They shed hair, chew slippers and furniture, and are not fussy about where they leave muddy footprints. For this reason, some pet owners opt to keep their pets outside in the yard. The question is whether this is OK, so let’s take a look at the reasons why it might not be the best idea for your pet. Dog Welfare As a dog owner, you have a duty to ensure your pet’s welfare at all times. If you fail to take care of your dog in a humane manner, you could be prosecuted for cruelty or end up with a dog that is...

Unless you have been living under a stone for the past six months, you will know that the UK are due to be leaving the European Union by triggering article 50. The vote was so incredibly close between remaining and leaving that you can imagine that it certainly feels like a nation is divided. However, there may be some huge positives to come out of Brexit, no matter which government leads the way thanks to a snap general election. I thought I would highlight some of them for you now. We can build an abundant economy We should be optimistic...

Whether you’re suffering memory loss due to a brain injury, you’ve noticed that your memory isn’t as good as it once used to be, or you simply want to start training your memory to avoid deterioration in the future, there is no better way to boost your memory than by playing brain training games. There are countless games, apps, and puzzles that claim to be great at improving the memory, but which ones are really effective? Lumosity Lumosity is a free app that offers a wide range of cognitive games that have been scientifically...

Cats rule the internet – images and videos of the domestic moggy are the most viewed content on the web. More than 3.8 million cat pictures and videos are shared every day. Many felines now have celebrity status, and the most famous of them all has to be Grumpy Cat. Think suffering from a form of dwarfism and an underbite is a drawback? Think again. It’s given Grumpy Cat a permanent multi-million dollar frown. Within days of the cat’s first appearances on social media, her 29 year old owner, Tabatha Bundesen, was able to give up...

In our current political climate, it is a sad fact that large outdoor event can be potential targets for attack from extremist and terrorist groups. Events such as fairs, festivals and Christmas markets provide a venue for terrorists to inflict heavy casualties and instil fear into the general population. A case in point is the Berlin Christmas Market lorry attack last December that killed 12 people and injured 48. For event organisers, this raises the obvious question: What can be done to safeguard against similar attacks? Concrete barriers The...

We should all know by now the harmful effects that climate change is having on our natural environment. Everything from deforestation to not recycling properly is having a huge effect on our world and everything living on it. That’s why everyone should take the proper steps to helping mitigate climate change’s negative effects wherever we can. And a big part of that is helping to prevent air pollution from getting into the atmosphere. There are plenty of ways that you can do that! Read down below to learn some more. Reduce the air...

There are several ways you could be cheated by your employer. Being paid a lower wage than is promised per the contract through illegal deductions or being forced to share tip jars with managers who aren’t working the floor are only a couple. A more common practice is asking people to work unpaid overtime, such as illegally classifying them as management so overtime isn’t paid, or refusing to record time worked over 40 hours. In all of these cases, your employer is stealing from you. They are cheating you out of money you should have...

What’s one of the ways you can make a profit on physical assets, without having to wait for the market value to go up? Improving on something you’ve bought, of course. People make money from buying things that look a little worse for wear and doing them up so that they’re worth more than they paid. Of course, the initial cost and the price of improving on the asset together have to be less than what you sell the final product for. Some things are better for this kind of “flipping” than others. Property is...

Anyone who has ever decided to leave the corporate world behind and go into business for themselves knows how challenging the transition and maintenance of working for yourself can be. This is true for entrepreneurs, freelancers, and small business owners in all industries. Even though it is more effort than many people realize, with the internet it is possible to run a profitable business from your own home without having to work according to someone else’s rules. One of the most important things to take into consideration is where...

Posted on Apr 24 2017 - 8:10pm by Editorial Staff
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Car wrecks are depressingly common. Technology may have improved road safety, but 1.3 million people still die on US roads each year. In the vast majority of cases, humans are at fault. We drive too fast, don’t pay attention, or end up in the wrong place at the wrong time. Young people are the most at risk, as they are more likely to drive recklessly. Sadly, the only way to stay safe on the roads is to avoid them completely, but if you do need to drive, here are some tips to help you minimize the likelihood of being involved in a car...