March 2020

What I learned about isolation after 4 months on ‘Mars’

Kate Greene was selected to live in a “Mars” habitat as part of the 4-month HI-SEAS mission in Hawaii. She spoke to us about the worst and best parts of her experience and what we can learn about ourselves in isolation. Read more… More about Space, Mashable Video, Mars, Isolation, and Coronavirus

Where to buy a thermometer amid coronavirus shortages

Thermometers are especially hard to find right now. With the outbreak of the coronavirus, nationwide retailers have sold out of them completely. However, here’s where you can still find some. Read more… More about Health, Mashable Video, Thermometer, Coronavirus, and Covid 19

All the best VPNs for working from home

We’ve been banging on about VPNs for years, and now the world has opened its eyes to how great these services are for boosting online security and bypassing geo-restrictions. There are two reasons for this sudden realisation. The first is that more and more businesses are making the transition from a traditional office setting to a remote workforce. A VPN is absolutely essential for working remotely because it provides an organisaton with an encrypted connection… Read More »All the best VPNs for working from home

Save big on Amazon’s range of Kindles

TL;DR: Amazon has dropped the price of its range of Kindles, saving you up to 29% on list price. We’re all looking for an escape, and nothing works quite like a good story. Fortunately, Amazon has put almost all of its Kindle e-readers on sale, with savings of up to 29% on list price. Kindles are packed full of useful features that help you unwind, with a selection of millions of books, newspapers, and audiobooks… Read More »Save big on Amazon’s range of Kindles

Smart goats, seizing the moment, take over town under coronavirus lockdown

Taking advantage of a global pandemic for your own gain is a jerk move. Can someone tell these goats? With the UK currently under government lockdown to quell the spread of the coronavirus, places like Llandudno, a coastal town in north Wales, have become rather empty on the streets. This newfound human-less-ness has arrived much to the delight of a certain herd of goats, who have decided to take advantage of the government’s stay-home orders… Read More »Smart goats, seizing the moment, take over town under coronavirus lockdown

Rihanna makes history as first ‘British Vogue’ cover star wearing a durag

Now that Rihanna is an honourary Londoner, she should probably grace the cover of British Vogue every month (in my opinion, at least). This month, the Grammy-winning artist stars on the cover of the iconic fashion magazine wearing a durag — a first in British Vogue‘s 104-year history.  Contributing editor Funmi Fetto explains in a Vogue article the significance of Rihanna wearing the cloth, which was used in the time of slavery as a method… Read More »Rihanna makes history as first ‘British Vogue’ cover star wearing a durag