Posts Tagged ‘century’

  • Japan Vs Switzerland: Watch This Space!

    Oct 30, 12 • 831 Views • LifestyleComments Off on Japan Vs Switzerland: Watch This Space!

    For the last three hundred years or so, the best watches in the world were considered to be Swiss-made and came from Europe. Nowadays the best technology often comes from [&hellip...

  • Forget The Usual And Expected: Think Outside The Box

    Oct 29, 12 • 890 Views • LifestyleComments Off on Forget The Usual And Expected: Think Outside The Box

    You might think that buying Christmas gifts for children isn’t generally all that difficult. Younger kids don’t really care what you give them as long as they get a present. [&hellip...

  • Mobile VoIP – No Longer Just Your Call

    Oct 26, 12 • 898 Views • TechnologyComments Off on Mobile VoIP – No Longer Just Your Call

    Mobile VoIP has been a rising star since the century’s turn, but major shifts in the industry are fundamentally challenging its core proposition. Like its big brother in the office, [&hellip...

  • The Origins Of Afternoon Tea

    Oct 10, 12 • 888 Views • FoodComments Off on The Origins Of Afternoon Tea

    During the early 19th century, tea consumption increased radically throughout the UK and became one of the most popular beverage in the country. At the time, Anna Russell, the 7th [&hellip...

  • Rubber Tire Recycling

    Oct 7, 12 • 826 Views • CarsComments Off on Rubber Tire Recycling

    Rubber has a myriad of uses and can be produced both naturally, through the harvesting of latex found in certain plants and trees, and synthetically, through a process that uses [&hellip...

  • The History Of Some Of The Most Famous Great British Pub Games

    Oct 1, 12 • 828 Views • EntertainmentComments Off on The History Of Some Of The Most Famous Great British Pub Games

    Pub games have been a staple of British society for as far back as anyone can remember and with the new smoking laws stopping many people from heading down to [&hellip...

  • The Bachelor Pad Guide – Everything You Need To Pimp Your Place!

    Sep 29, 12 • 773 Views • Home ImprovementComments Off on The Bachelor Pad Guide – Everything You Need To Pimp Your Place!

    It is said a man’s home is his castle but bachelor pads have been given a bit of a bad rap in the recent past. Men including James Bond and [&hellip...

  • Office Sayings That We Hate To Hear!

    Sep 19, 12 • 738 Views • BusinessComments Off on Office Sayings That We Hate To Hear!

    In the early 21st century many new sayings, words and phrases have found their way into offices everywhere. It has to be said that much of this jargon is a [&hellip...

  • Orangeries And Lemons

    Sep 3, 12 • 4641 Views • Home Improvement1 Comment

    If you’re paying a visit to a stately home and see a large glass framed building with lots and lots of windows, you are more than likely looking at an [&hellip...

  • 300 Year Of Newspaper History Online

    Aug 24, 12 • 681 Views • TechnologyComments Off on 300 Year Of Newspaper History Online

    The British Library Archive represents one of the most significant historical resources in the world. 4.7 million pages, and 52,000 titles are being held as a digital collection of newspapers [&hellip...

  • The Unique Chilean Wine Country

    Aug 19, 12 • 819 Views • LifestyleComments Off on The Unique Chilean Wine Country

    The Unique Chilean Wine Country Chile wine tours have brought many travelers into the region to sample hundreds of years of experience in wine production. A combination of Spanish, French, [&hellip...

  • Top Five Things To Do In Västerås, Sweden

    Aug 13, 12 • 659 Views • TravelingComments Off on Top Five Things To Do In Västerås, Sweden

    On the shores of Lake Mälaren, Västerås is a city on the up. Traditionally well-known for manufacturing within Sweden, its location just 100 kilometres outside Stockholm make it a great place [&hellip...

  • Warm Feet, Warm Heart

    Aug 6, 12 • 905 Views • SportsComments Off on Warm Feet, Warm Heart

    When the Romans came to Britain in 55 B.C. they were surprised, and most pleased, to find a domestic wool industry already in full flow. The Roman emperors were especially [&hellip...

  • The History Of The National Theatre Company

    Jul 27, 12 • 754 Views • CreativityComments Off on The History Of The National Theatre Company

    The National Theatre Company, currently based out of the National Theatre on the South Bank, has a long and problematic history. The Company’s development can be tied to recurring difficulties [&hellip...

  • PhoneSheriff: Cell Phone Parental Control Program

    Oct 24, 11 • 1244 Views • TechnologyComments Off on PhoneSheriff: Cell Phone Parental Control Program

    Life in the 21st century revolves around technology, which has led to multiple ways which allows individuals to interact and communicate with each other. Unfortunately, this new methods of communications, [&hellip...