The 17 Most Intelligent Dog Breeds on Earth

Let’s be honest – we all like to think our own dog is the smartest cookie in the jar! In reality though…well, it’s not as if every dog can be as smart as every other. In fact, some are just plain dumb, but if anything that just makes us love them more! But if you’ve…

The 27 Most Dangerous Cities on Earth in 2017

It’s probably fair to say that every city has its own fair share of dangerous areas. The kinds of no-go suburbs you’d be best-advised to avoid at all costs. But then there are those cities where the entire place is probably worth avoiding completely, if you have any regard for your health…or your life! Recently,…

How Many of These Lines do You Remember from The Princess Bride

Here’s a scary fact to chew on – The Princess Bride will be officially 30 years old in October 2017! The author of the book, William Goldman, asked his daughters what he should write about. One said "a princess", the other said "a bride", and that was the genesis of the title and book. Although…

Teens Are Losing Interest in Electronic Cigarettes, CDC Report Confirms

Once again, there’s been a sharp drop in the number of American teenagers using tobacco, while research also suggests that the novelty of electronic cigarettes may also be wearing off. According to the latest roundup of figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s youth and tobacco report, tobacco use among teenagers has hit…

Deja-Vu as Microsoft Tries to Justify the $500 Xbox One X

When Microsoft unleashed the Xbox One to take on the PS4, there was one glaring problem even their most dedicate fans couldn’t ignore…the price. Given that the Xbox One launched at $500 while the PS4 was priced at $400, it ended up being a total no-brainer for those on the fence. And so it proved,…

Facebook is Building an AI Weapon to Detect and Block Terrorist Content

Facebook has shared further details of a new AI system being developed to target terrorist propaganda and content. But rather than simply targeting Muslim extremists, the system will apparently be able to hone in on evidence of criminal activity in general. Over recent weeks and months, politicians from all over the world have repeatedly urged…

AED Delivery: Life-Saving Drones Could Soon Be a Thing

When it comes to cardiac arrest, there are few better emergency treatments than a targeted electric shock.  Unfortunately, the vast majority of those who suffer a cardiac arrest have a habit of doing so when they are well and truly out of reach of the required equipment.  Not to mention, the expertise needed to administer…

A Genuine Suntan with No Sun Required? Believe it!

What if it was possible to get a simply stunning suntan exactly as you like it, without even having to set foot in the sun?  As in an actual, genuine suntan, identical in every way to the traditional variant, though administered by way of a completely safe drug as opposed to hideously dangerous radiation? Would…

Leak Confirms Galaxy Note 8 Will be Samsung’s Biggest Ever

The Samsung Galaxy Note has of course been making headline news over recent months for all the wrong reasons.  Nevertheless, there’s chatter making its way through the grapevine today to suggest that there are happier times ahead for the Korean mobe-maker. Not to mention, those for whom bigger really is better. According to the latest…

Something Fishy? Google Shelves One of Three Pixel 2 Variants

If you were one of millions of Google-addicts waiting with bated breath for the release of the sequel to the Pixel XL, it’s not exactly been a week of positive news.  Quite to the contrary in fact, as there's growing evidence to believe that Google has decided that the Pixel XL 2 it to be confined…