Flash

Is Flash Really Dead?

Ask any computer science teacher in the country and they’ll tell you one simple thing. “Flash is dead.” The curriculum leader at my Secondary School, which was also my sixth form college, was particularly adamant on this issue. He would actually regularly exercise his view about flash being dead nearly every lesson when I was in year 12. The rest …

Cold

How to get rid of a cold fast!

There is no doubt that colds are extremely annoying. Not only do they cause irritation, sore throats, increased nasal discharge and even sinus blockage, but they can also cause muscle pain, fever and dreadful headaches. Although we all get colds, some of us may experience different symptoms and cope differently than others, but one thing is for certain, no one …

It’s All About Efficiency!

Back in 2005 every light bulb in the house was replaced with a new fangled energy-efficient light bulbs! My father told me when I was younger that there is always a more efficient way of doing something, you just have to give it some thought and that’s a principle I’ve always tried to live by through most of my short …

8 Things You Can Literally Do In Your Sleep

“Oh that’s so easy that I could do it in my sleep!”  Sleeping is a vital activity that is very important to human well-being. Not only is a good night’s sleep proven to increase levels of productivity during the day, but it also reduces the chance of serious health problems including heart attacks, heart disease, heart failure, high blood pressure and …

Why The World Needs More ‘Alpha Nerds!’

It’s a well-known fact that the word ‘nerd’ was first coined in a book written by Dr. Seuss called ‘If I ran the zoo’. In this book, the narrator Gerald McGrew claims that he would collect “a Nerkle, a Nerd, and a Seersucker too” just for his imaginary zoo! While the general stereotypical nerd is intelligent, but socially and physically awkward, most …

RATs – Remote Access Trojan

A RAT (not to be confused with the long tail rodents) is a type of trojan horse malware program. This specific malware program gives an intruder administrative control over a target computer and are usually downloaded invisibly with a user-requested program such as games or a humble email attachment. Despite the fact that Trojan horses are unable to replicate themselves like …

How to heal a thumb tendon that’s been lacerated by about 70%

So twelve weeks on from my little bushcraft accident and I’m completely back to normal! While I had no questions or queries, I was slightly concerned that the thumb tendon would never heal at the beginning stages. This guide is designed to reassure those who damage their thumb tendon that it does get better! Step One – Get To A …