Introduction The beginning of a new school year is one of the most overwhelming times for parents both physically and financially. So much goes into preparing for children to go back to school that it has become its own shopping season with parents spending between £600 to £1000 per child. It takes quite a toll on family expenditures and requires an effective system of management. Time management and how to reduce back to school shopping stress Right off the bat, one of the best recourses to reduce the burden of shopping...

Overview Typically, videos and photos are taken in 2-dimension (2D). While it was state-of-the-art just a few decades ago, technological advancement has made it possible to move from 2D to 3D, not just with videos and photos, but in everything imaginable. 360-degree virtual reality (VR) creates an exceptional experience for its audience. It brings about total immersion into the virtual environment being created. The use of 360 VR videos can be adopted in any industry. Below are some of its benefits for both corporate and personal...

Keeping the home clean is extremely important. There are a lot of things a person does to keep it clean, and yet, steam cleaning is often underappreciated for different reasons. However, a steam cleaner can be an invaluable tool, as it’s more than a mere machine that cleans with steam. There are several benefits that everyone should know about steam cleaners. Much more effective than mops Mops are arguably the most basic, and most traditional way to clean anything in the home. However, they’re not exactly the cleanest apparatus...

Buying a new car is a great thing, but sometimes it can be more than one can afford. However, buying a used car can be a risk as the wrong vehicle will make you wish you had coughed up the money for a new one. To avoid tales of woe, here are three tips to keep in mind when buying a used car. Buy From a Reputable Used Car Dealer If you are planning to buy a used vehicle, you would be doing yourself a world of good by purchasing one from a reputable used car dealer that has significant experience in acquiring and selling used cars....

Climate change is an issue that can no longer be ignored. Over the last couple of decades, we have started to see the first real effects of climate change begin to manifest themselves. Around the globe, there has been a significant uptick in the rates at which extreme climate events occur. In the United States, the last few winters have bought with them intense polar vortices that have sent temperatures plunging far below freezing. At the other end of the country, California continues to battle increasingly intense wildfires. And, these...

The Baby Boomer generation is reaching its golden years. Along with the joys of retirement, travel, and catching up with family, this aging population faces challenges as well. Seniors today want to maintain an active and dynamic lifestyle, even as they face medical issues. Meanwhile, family caregivers are under pressure from this growth, even as the caregiving market is growing dramatically. It’s expected to reach nearly 300 billion dollars by 2020. The medical market for assistive technology keeps growing and prices keep...

Has your bookcase been collecting a variety of books for years, spanning a wide variety of genres? If the answer is yes, could there be any books worth a bit of money? Whilst commercial book printing is still a booming business, old first edition books can be surprisingly valuable, but not everyone wants to trade their treasured reads in for money! Read our guide looking at some of the most collectible and highly valuable titles. The Hobit, J.R.R. Tolkien (1937) This fantasy adventure story has sold over 100 million copies worldwide...

Have you ever heard someone proclaim, ‘you never know what the weather is going to do in this country?’. To be quite honest, we have become accustomed to receiving all four seasons in one day in the UK, therefore, when the sun comes out, you need to grab the bull by the horns and get the BBQ on straight away. That said, here with Flogas, who sell 5kg patio gas bottles, we’ve collated a list of some of our favourite recipes to help you indulge in some al fresco dining. Chicken satay skewers If you love peanut butter,...

Research has shown that 23% of people aged 75+ in the UK don’t see or speak with someone every day and 13% of over 55s only speak to someone three or four times a week. As you can imagine, this is a very lonely and isolated life that much of the older generation leads. Aside from putting a smile on an older person’s face, what other benefits are created through social interaction with the elderly? Stairlift Athens investigate: An improved quality of life Research has discovered that social interaction for just one hour a...

The U.S. jobs had released a report in July 2017, that revealed around 19% of people aged 65+ were working at least working part-time during the second quarter of 2017. This recording of employment to population ratio is the highest it’s been in 55 years. On top of that, the Labor Department’s good employment report has recently records that the number of individuals aged over 85 who are still working is also increasing. If you’re an employer in the US, then there is a very good chance that there’ll be at least one elderly...