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.

02nd September 2014

The Numbers Behind The Biggest Hotel Casinos In Vegas

In 2013, the US gaming market revenue was around $65,497,000,000. Sixty-five and a half billion dollars, nearly ten bucks for every single person on the planet. Of that 65.5 billion, the Las Vegas Strip was responsible for about $6.2 billion.

28th August 2014

34 Honest Advertisements That Will Make You Think About The World Differently

Ads can be annoying, but they can also be powerful messages that get you thinking. This is probably the best form of advertising there is.

04th August 2014

32 Amazing Websites That Will Actually Save You Money

There’s plenty of sites on the internet that will help you spend your money, but not as many that will help you save. Check these out.

30th July 2014

12 Tips To Improve Your CV

MOST job hunters are told to keep their CV’s as concise as possible. Employers generally spend less than 30 seconds reviewing a CV before deciding whether the candidate deserves an interview, so when you’re crafting yours, you’ll want to include the most effective information to catch the hiring manager’s eye.

17th July 2014

The 20 Best Tips for a Successful Interview

You finally get the most important call of the job hunt, and your interview is scheduled. Even if you’ve been to a dozen job interviews, preparation is the key to a successful outcome. This is a list of best interview tips.

04th June 2014

'Frozen' Is Now The Fifth Highest Grossing Film Of All Time

The Hans Christian Anderson fairy-tale turned Disney animated musical has managed to move right on past Iron Man 3 to become the fifth highest grossing film worldwide with a total of $1.219 billion!