If you have the international version of the Samsung Galaxy S3 your cell phone may have a faulty memory chip, known as an insane chip. Here is some advice on what you can expect or do about it.
Someone asked me if the catnip plant deters rats, and yes it does, but not in the way you might imagine. Because catnip plants are so attractive to cats, no self-respecting rat will hang around for long.
Have you ever tried chicken pakora at Asian restaurants? Here is a simple but delicious recipe for you to try at home.
Models have always been slim, but a few of them are downright skinny and unhealthy looking, two of whom are highlighted on this page. Victoria Beckham and Ioana Spangenberg are not good role models for teens, or are...
If you've ever wondered what are the top 10 most dangerous sharks in the world, then have a look here. Read a little about each shark so that you will be better prepared next time you want to go back in the water.
This is a complete listing of all shark attacks occurring worldwide in the year 2012. Who said it was safe to go back in the water? Sharks are critically endangered and may even become extinct in our lifetime, but if we...
If you've ever wondered what types of sharks live in British waters, you might be surprised to learn just how many there are. Read about those sharks, a little about their normal habitat, and whether or not they are...
Phlox subulata, otherwise commonly known as moss phlox, is an easy to grow ground cover perennial plant that can carpet your garden in a stunning floral display every spring.
The debate is raging over whether or not shark finning should be carried out at sea, allowing fishermen to fish sharks to extinction, or whether the whole catch should be landed instead, and finning carried out on dry...
Nicole Sanders was born Jason Torres in New Jersey. This is the true story of how Jason became Nicole, who then undertook plastic surgery to become a real life Barbie doll. Now appearing under the stage name of Nikki...
If your garden has heavy clay soil you will not only find it hard to work with but find that many plants hate it. Learn how to improve both the texture of the clay soil itself and the poor garden drainage that results...
Men have the right to wear high heeled shoes too. Not only is it the latest fashion for men, they look good and feel good so there is no reason for others to say they can't. This article has some guidance for those...
If you want to know how to grow red field poppies, then look inside here. From ground preparation, through to seed collecting, the growing of the annual corn poppy is covered.
Recycling plastic bottles are all the rage, and what better way to make use of them, than by building yourself a greenhouse? Learn how to build a greenhouse made from plastic bottles.
Straight men are now wearing high heels, called meels, in the latest fashion craze. No longer limited to transvestites, straight men are wearing not just high heels but stilettos too. In the trend-setting capitals of...
You may have heard of houses being constructed of plastic PET bottles, but if you want to know how to build one, read on.
Angie Varona, who has been described as the most Googled teenager in the world, became an unwilling internet pin-up at the tender age of 14, after uploading some risqué photos to Photobucket. Her account was then...
If you have internet connection problems due to poor signals, then you really have to think about buying something to boost your wifi, like an Alfa AWUS036NH Long Range USB Wifi Adapter. I cannot recommend it highly...
This is the story of how Michael Cohen was the victim of a shark attack at Fish Hoek Beach, Cape Town, South Africa, and how two heroic men saved his life. Michael Cohen lost one leg and almost lost his other leg in the...
Scotland hates Sheena Easton and here is why. She became a huge superstar in USA, having left Scotland and the UK early in her career to pursue her dreams across the Pond. We all wished her well but after her departure,...
Knowing the first aid required to stop a shark attack victim from bleeding to death could save a life while waiting for the emergency services to arrive. Even if you never go near shark-infested waters, you should know...
While you are more likely to get hit by lightening that become a victim of shark attack, it is still a good idea to know how to avoid a shark attack while swimming. There are just a few basic rules you should stick to,...
The International Shark Attack files list some terrible atrocities that have taken place at sea, where people have been deliberately fed to sharks. This is murder no matter what way you look at it, and the only way the...
This is a list of all reported shark attacks that took place in the Mediterranean Sea, including the Adriatic and Tyrrhenian Seas, since 1868. According to the ISAF database, there have been 55 attacks and 36 deaths.
This is a summary of all reported shark attacks across the world that took place in 2011. Annually, we are seeing year on increases in shark attacks, which is partly because more people are entering the waters, and...
If you want to build an ornamental raised bed garden, and aren't quite sure how to, or are looking for ideas, then have a look at how I built mine. Raised bed gardens don't have to be ugly structures and can be built to...
Growing saffron is incredible easy to do, and should see your kitchen furnished with enough saffron to see you through the year without having to pay the horrendously high shop prices for saffron strands.
Learn how to optimize a Blogger blog so that it can reach its full potential in terms of affiliate sales and/or viewers. Blogger blogs are free to use, easy to set up, and are fun. With a little optimization, you can...
Iceland has a total of 35 active volcanoes, situated as it is on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge where the North American continental plate meets the Eurasian plate.
Malissa Jones, the girl once the dubbed the Fattest Teenager in Britain has now been diagnosed anoxeric by doctors. Her weight plummeted from nearly 500lbs to just over 100lbs following drastic gastric band surgery.
Shocking news from the Palace - Queen Elizabeth II is black. This fact has been carefully hidden from public eyes for all those years, and now the secret is out.
Every city in the world has its gangsters, the ones who control the drug dealing, prostitution and general law-breaking. This article is about Glasgow gangsters.
Now deceased, Glasgow's very own Godfather, Arthur Thompson, was one of the most vicious and ruthless gangsters Glasgow had ever seen.
The Glasgow taxi gangster wars started after the some shrewd operators tried to muscle in one the lucrative taxi trade without having the necessary and expensive papers taxi drivers are required to produce. With no...
The TX4 London-type taxi is designer with passenger and driver comfort and safety in mind. As taxi-cabs go, the London-type taxi is by far the safest design for the driver protection as he is separated from his...
Here is a list of the top 10 funny car model names. Motor manufacturers have the unenviable task of thinking up new names for each model of car, and sometimes the names they choose do not translate well in other...
Erin Hunter is the name for a group of authors who have written the Warriors book series, about groups of warrior cats living in and around a forest near a city. Warriors are hugely popular among youngsters, many of...
Valencia in Spain is not a place widely though of as having paddy fields, yet the rice grown here has a long history and is widely used in cooking throughout the world.
Datura stramonium is the botanical name for Jimson Weed, which is a member of the poisonous and hallucinogenic group of plants. It grows the world over, wild in some places, and is best recognized in case of accidental...
How to grow an avocado plant from the big seed at the center of the fruit is to clean and dry the seed, then plant it directly into a compost-filled pot. Place it rounded-side down, and wait and watch for signs of...
Learn what the signs and symptoms of Cushing's Syndrome in dogs, so that you will recognise it should your dog sadly develop this often fatal illness.
When your child is unwell and feverish, there are certain conditions you want to exclude before you rush out to the medical center to see a doctor. Measles is one of them. Highly infectious, if you suspect measles keep...
Growing your own poppies from seed will provide your garden with the most gorgeous display of colors and brighten up your flower border, year after year. While some poppy seeds are annual, many happily self-seed and...
Ceanothus, commonly known as California lilac, is a wonderful shrub with beautiful pastel shades of showy flowers. Learn how to grow and propagate this glorious plant.
You may have smelled the glorious Night Blooming Jasmine while on vacation in warmer climes, and not realised where the scent was coming from. The plant is called cestrum nocturnum and it grows in subtropical climates...
What is the link between Prince Charles and Alzheimer's Disease? Reports suggest that Prince Charles may be suffering from Alzheimer's Disease and that he is suffering from memory loss along with worrying signs of...
The Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton took place at Westminster Abbey. London, on the 29th of April, 2011, in front of 1900 guests.
Growing kiwifruit from seed is pretty simple and will give you the most wonderful luscious vine (actinidia chinensis)which you can grow as a house or conservatory plant if you live in cooler climes.
This is a collection of Scouse jokes which are among the funniest in the world. Scouse is a local name for the people of Liverpool in northern England, and warmer, friendlier bunch of people is harder to find anywhere....
Liverpool people have a great sense of humour and will enjoy this compilation of jokes made about them as much as anybody else reading them. The City of Liverpool that sits at the mouth of the River Mersey in England...
This is the traditional Liverpool stew recipe, as told to me by a genuine Scouser, about how to make Scouse.
So you have spotted the nests of the pine processionary caterpillar in the pine trees in, or near your garden,and want to know how to get rid of them, safely. If you live in southern Europe, at certain times of the...
The San Bushmen are a tribe from the Kalahari Desert in Africa that have an amazing history that is well worth reading about. It was also the San who discovered the sustaining food qualities of the plant called Hoodia...
If you've never used Microsoft Excel yet have the program on your computer, perhaps as part of the Microsoft Office suite, and would like to know how to set up a simple spreadsheet, then read on. If you are in internet...
Some Red Sea Sharks can be very dangerous indeed, as indicated by a recent spate of deaths in the area due to shark attack. If you'd like to know what kind of shark lives in the Red Sea, read on...
Shark attacks in the red Sea happen with unfailing frequency thanks to baiting by diving boat companies desperate to make a fast buck by selling unsafe shark-sighting tours to unwary tourists.
Unfortunately for some people, diabetes, peripheral vascular disease and limb amputations are all closely related. If you are diabetic, you have to take extra care of your legs and especially your feet and toes, and...
In late 2010, long running British TV soap opera, Coronation Street, found itself becoming the longest running soap opera in the world, with actor Bill Roache becoming the longest lasting soap opera actor.
Iresine, aka blood leaf, is a beautiful houseplant with deep red stems and leaves. Learn how to propagate and care for this beautiful plant.
Leycesteria formosa is commonly known as the Himalayan Honeysuckle or Flowering Nutmeg, and is native to south western China. It is a beautiful flowering shrub of the honeysuckle family, with a height and spread of 8...
The use of the parastic wasp for greenhouse aphid control is becoming more prevalent, as growers rush to find ways to produce greenhouse crops without using chemical pesticides.
Growing catnip is very easy. In fact it has become an invasive weed in many parts of the US and can be found growing along hedgerows, near streams, on waste ground and especially anywhere there is calciferous soil as...
Looking for something to entertain your cat? A catnip plant is just the thing! Most cats go mad for catnip and it is really is something to watch them rolling in it, purring, yowling, and generally just going daft for a...
Learn how to care for your plumbago auriculata plant if you are lucky enough to have one. These beautiful plants grow well in subtropical climates around the world and will reward you every spring, summer and early...
Every Windows computer comes pre-loaded with Spider Solitaire. The idea is to get new users used to using a mouse and keyboard, but some of us just love playing Spider Solitaire. Here is how to play.
Why not start a new hobby by collecting vintage and antique cuckoo clocks? While some will be in need of repair, many hold their value and are worth a small fortune.
If you ever visit Relleu, an ancient town in the mountainous area of the Marina Baixa in Alicante, Spain, then visit some of the best bars as listed here.
Mull of Kintyre is the name of the Paul McCartney hit song, but where is the Mull of Kintyre and what is so special about it that the ex-Beatle would want to write a song about it at all?
Halloween is a great time to wear Masquerade Dress and Masks to any parties you may be attending, in the absence of any invites to a Masquerade ball. Follow a tradition from the olden days by wearing dress masquerade.
Angelina Jolie's tomboy daughter wants to actually be a boy, claims her mom. 4 year old Shiloh dresses in boys clothes and has a boyish haircut. Is this not yet another publicity stunt?
Growing English bluebells is quite easy, although the whole process is slow, taking 4 to 5 years for the seedlings to grow bulbs big enough to produce flowers. Having said that, it is almost the only way to buy...
If you are pregnant for the first time, you may be interested to know what is considered to be a normal pregnancy, and see lots of photos of fetal development at the different stages right through to childbirth.
The advent of raised bed gardening has been a blessing for the elderly and disabled as the designs mean they can now weed, plant and care for flowers and vegetables on their own without needing assistance. Learn how...
Constructing a raised bed garden is not terrible difficult or complicated and can bring you hours of enjoyment in the garden. Learn how to make one, and what uses to put a raised bed garden to.
A little bit about Indian regional cuisine. Central India Central India consists of the states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. Rajasthan is especially known for its fried snacks and the Samosa is...
If you're on a low carb diet but have a sweet tooth, then here are some delicious dessert recipes using Splenda as a sweetener that will not upset your diet.
The making of the traditional Christmas dinner is usually a chaotic affair with many mouths to feed and many dishes to prepare. Read about how Christmas dinner is made in our house.
The Magic Food Processor is by far the best money can buy. Guaranteed to last for years and years, you can be sure that your Magimix food processor will slice, chop, liquidize, knead, mix or whatever you need done to...
Fire safety is something Hispanic communities seem not to have considered when they install window security grills, known as 'rejas'. A new company has been set up in Spain's Costa Blanca, selling a new design of...
Is Benidorm hoaching with cockroaches? Benidorm, situated as it is on the coast of the Mediterranean in South East Spain, is famous for its clement weather, for its sunshine, and for its all-year round tourist...
The whole science of geology is fascinating, and this is a beginners guide explaining the rock formations that make up planet Earth and the types of rock we have, as well as tectonic plate shifts.
Benidorm has many attractions if you are looking for things to do while on vacation. From several theme parks to island visits and tours to see natural springs and other things of interest, you will never be short of...
I'm a bit unfortunate in that I am allergic to many insect bites from sandflies to gnats and biting midgies, and so I do my best to identify types in case I need hospital treatment.
Most people have never even heard of a molar pregnancy until they are diagnosed with having one. Molar pregnancies can be complete or partial.
This is the experience of one mother who experienced a multiple birth, giving birth to twins.
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is a great film that I would strongly urge anyone to go see, or watch the video. Set around the time of World war II, the story follows the life of a little boy who lives next to an...
Gold panning, prospecting and mining is a great way to spend your leisure hours. Scotland in the UK has great reserves of untapped gold.
Never underestimate the power of subliminal messages of which whisper therapy is one type. Our brains hear things at a subconscious level, and we are unaware we heard them. Often we act on those messages too, and...
Scolopendra cingulata is the name of a particularly dangerous centipede that lives in Europe, around the Mediterranean basin. Be very wary if you spot one, because they can bite and leave a nasty reaction.
Registered nurse training back in the 70s was quite different to what it is today. In Glasgow Royal Infirmary, student nurses were an extra pair of hands when the wards were busy, but still had to look busy when the...
The Red Palm Weevil is a type of beetle that attacks palm trees resulting in their death. It has become a huge problem throughout Europe as they migrate from tree to tree, and pesticides seem unable to wipe them out.
If your rubber plant ever throws out a flower, you can collect those seeds and plant them. If you're wondering how to grow a rubber plant from seed, here are the steps you need to take.
The New Zealand flatworm is the name of that foreign worm infesting many European gardens. It's predatory nature is responsible for the loss of millions of indigenous earthworms, the gardener's friend.
This a is a book review of Sarah Payne - A Mother's story. Sarah Payne was the 8 year old child who tugged at Britain’s heartstrings when she went missing on July 1, in 2000. Her naked and decomposing body...
Did you ever try growing citrus trees from seed? If you've ever wondered how to grow a citrus tree from a lemon, orange, mandarin or other pip, read on. Learn how to to sprout the pips and take care of the resulting...
The shortfin mako shark is critically endangered, as they are being hunted to the point of extinction for their prized fins, which are sold on the world's Asian markets to make shark fin soup.
Out of all the sharks of the Mediterranean Sea, which ones are the most dangerous and are they likely to come to shallow water where you might be bathing? Are they something we should be scared of, or are bathers...
Commercial-sized greenhouses are, space permitting, worth thinking of buying. You may have a 8 x 6 or a 12 x 8 greenhouse, but find you simply do not have enough room for all your plants plus all the tools you need to...
Campbeltown in Argyll, Scotland, is situated near the bottom of the Kintyre peninsula in south west Scotland. An old town, it has been in existence for half a millennium and has seen traditional industries rise and fall.
Cestrum Nocturnum is quite possibly the strongest scented plant in the world as it can be smelled from 500 metres away. It's other names are Galan de Noche, Dama de Noche, and Lady of the Night.
Have you ever considered growing pomegranates? The proper name of the bush on which pomegranates grow is punica granatum, and if you can't buy one locally, simply plant some seeds from the fruit and grow your own.
Why waste those wonderful black seeds you can find inside a papaya fruit, when you can plant them and grow your own papaya trees. Quick to germinate and grow, the papaya tree can reach 12 feet in height within 18 months...