04th November 2014

Steve Jobs Monument Dismantled in Russia after His Successor Reveals He is Gay

A Russian monument erected in 2013 in memory of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has been taken down, after, Jobs’ successor, Apple CEO Tim Cook’s announcement last week that he is gay. The monument is in the shape of an over-sized iPhone and put up on a university campus in St. Petersburg.

04th November 2014

16 Of The Richest Twilight Cast Members Ranked

Some stars of Twilight were lucky enough to have established careers before the films, and those who broke out due to Twilight made a lot of smart choices when taking on other projects. This has resulted in a long list of wealthy cast members – even some of the peripheral characters in the series are big earners.

04th November 2014

How 15 of the World’s Biggest Companies Got Their Names

It would seem a fair assumption that the people who started Amazon had enjoyed their trip to South America. Seems legit, but it may not actually be true. And what’s the deal with “Nintendo”? Let’s find out.

03rd November 2014

The World’s 15 Youngest Billionaires

Does it ever amaze you how billionaires came to make their money? Whilst some inherit it, there are just as many, if not more, that start from nothing and go and get it. This really should inspire us but for some people, it just makes them jealous. This list even more so when they see how young they are.

03rd November 2014

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashes during testing

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo has crashed near California with one fatality and another person seriously injured. Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo is part of what some may describe as an ambitious commercial space venture founded by British billionaire Richard Branson. The aircraft suffered a “serious anomaly” during a test flight, Virgin Galactic announced on its Twitter feed.

31st October 2014

17 Rich And Famous Penny-Pinchers

Many of those who made it to the list are simply known as being poor restaurant tippers, which says a lot about how they view wait staff who count on gratuities as part of their earnings. The others are fans of coupons and cheap department stores. Check out this list and see what you think. Frugal or cheap? That is today’s question.

30th October 2014

The World’s 10 Highest-Paid Athletes in 2014

The 2014 edition of the list highlights just how lucrative becoming a top athlete has become; the 100 highest-paid sportsmen collectively earned $2.75 billion, which is 5% higher than last year’s total. So who made it to the upper echelons of the rankings? Find out as we take a look at the ten highest-paid athletes of 2014:

27th October 2014

10 Richest Celebrity Nerds

Being a nerd used to be a real struggle for many people. The stereotypes about nerds were always the same: they’re socially awkward, weird, and don’t have many friends. Pretty much, if you played Dungeons & Dragons or were a Star Trek or Star Wars fan, you were a social outcast all throughout high school. In the last 10 years, however, the ‘nerd’ trope has taken on a whole new significance, and one that juxtaposes entirely with the original sense of the word. Put simply, nerds are cool now.

23rd October 2014

10 Top Young Entrepreneurs of 2014

Inspiration, it seems, often strikes young. When Steve Jobs founded Apple in ’76 he was only 21. Same goes for Bill Gates and Microsoft. More recently, the famous, and in some eyes, infamous Mark Zuckerberg had become a billionaire and started a revolution by the ripe old age of 23. So who are this year’s young people to watch?

22nd October 2014

10 Celebrity Endorsement Deals That Bombed

In their quest to generate more sales, many brands turn to big celebrities to act as brand ambassadors for their products. Going the route of famous endorser is risky enough, but getting the right famous person to play the part can make or break the brand’s sales generating efforts.

21st October 2014

Does Red Bull Owe You Money?

When I was a young child there was an insidious myth that spread like a plague amongst the Western world’s children. It tricked us in to believing in magic reindeers and a guys who can visit every house in the world during a single night, despite clearly appearing overweight in images and when we visited him at the mall.

20th October 2014

Penis Spraypainted On A $3 Million Bugatti Turns Out To Be A Hoax

Car lovers everywhere are slouching back in their seats and trying to get their heart rate back to normal as it turns out the viral photo of a penis spray-painted on a $3 million Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport was just a promo stunt that got out of hand!

16th October 2014

15 of the Most Bizarre Jobs In The World

Are you fed up with a boring office job? Have you studied and worked for years to find that your chosen career just isn’t as fulfilling as you had imagined it would be? Well, how about trying your hand at one of the following and see if, either you find your true calling, or it puts things in to perspective for you and you find that your job isn’t so bad.

16th October 2014

15 of the Most Bizarre Jobs

Are you fed up with a boring office job? Have you studied and worked for years to find that your chosen career just isn’t as fulfilling as you had imagined it would be? Well, how about trying your hand at one of the following and see if, either you find your true calling, or it puts things in to perspective for you and you find that your job isn’t so bad.

10th October 2014

Robots and Employment; Will You Have a Job Next Year?

Sometimes it feels like robots might be taking over the world, one tedious job at a time. I’m cool with robots making cars, if for no other reason than the fact I feel much safer travelling in a speeding potential death trap that has been assembled with the only margin for human error being the programming of the actual machines that put it together.

06th October 2014

What On Earth Is Uber?

At some point this year you’ve probably gone to call a taxi and had a friend laugh at you, as they pull out their phone and open an app called ‘Uber’. If this hasn’t happened to you yet, it’s likely to happen soon. Here are the ins and outs of it so that you can be the smug one laughing at your friend.

02nd October 2014

15 of the Strangest Currencies to Have Ever Been in Circulation

Just as every country has its own flag to identify with, so too does every nation have its own currency. Some are more colourful than other in the physical form. Some are worth less than others. But the list that follows includes many different forms of currency that you might question the necessity of or even their very existence.

01st October 2014

Yahoo Guru Off to University

A few years ago, then sixteen year old British teenager Nick D’Aloisio managed to do what many hopeful and prospective young tech-savvy teens dream of doing, and secured an investment in an app he created. The richest man in Asia, the awesomely named Hong Kong billionaire business magnate, investor, and philanthropist, Li Ka-Shing agreed to an investment of a $250,000 (£154,000) to develop D’Aloisio’s text summary software.

29th September 2014

15 People Who Became Successful After Being Homeless

Bill Hicks once said that all you need to become homeless is the right girl, the right bar and the wrong friends. Those in this list were, in some form or other, homeless for a time but then went on to be very successful.

24th September 2014

What The Hell Is A Bitcoin?

Don’t be ashamed, I had no idea what a Bitcoin was either. But seeing as we’re going to be hearing about them a lot more often, here’s the what, how, who, and why of Bitcoins.