Cryptocurrency, often abbreviated to crypto, is any currency that exists digitally/virtually and relies on cryptography to make it secure. They don't have one centralised authority (like the Federal Reserve for the US$ or The Bank of England for the GB£) but use decentralised systems to record all transactions. This is the block chain, an open … Read more
According to IMDB the most viewed film of all time is 'Titanic', made in 1997 and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. It is not the highest grossing film. This was 'Avatar' released in 2009 which took over $2.9 billion dollars at the box office (compared to $2.2 billion for 'Titanic'.
There are 5 species of rhino in the world - White, Black, Greater One horned, Javan and Sumatran. These are divided into a total of 11 sub species. Its estimated that the total population of all five species combined is about 27,000.
Some are on the very brink of extinction. There are for example an estimated … Read more
Voyager 1 is the first spacecraft from Earth to travel beyond our solar system and reach what is called interstellar space. It was launched in 1977 and 45 years later, towards the end of 2022, it had traveled 14.6 billion miles. Its currently travelling at 38,000 mph
There are several ranking lists around the world which judge Universities on various criteria. This ranking comes from The Times Higher Education 2023 and is based on 13 indicators including teaching standards and research.
1. University Of Oxford
3= University of Cambridge
3= Stanford University
5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
6. California Institute of Technology
7. Princeton University
8. University of … Read more
Football (or soccer as it is known in the USA) is the world most popular sport, with an estimated 3.5-4 billion fans. In addition to this its estimated that over 250 million people actively play the sport.The next most popular is the game of cricket, mainly because of its huge following on … Read more
Amboseli in Kenya is one of the best places to see elephants as you have Mt. Kilimanjaro in the background. Tarangire National Park in Tanzania is also famous for its elephants but make sure you go in the right season of they might have moved to the Ngorongoro Highlands.
The country with the most elephants is … Read more
The "Report Spam" flags the content to be manually checked, so don't worry it will only be deleted if it is spam, offensive or against terms of service.
Any one want to actually answer the question and post up some links?
Please add the URL's of spam here in the answers and it will be deleted.
Note, that by responding to the spammers all it does it fill up feeds with rubbish and causes more work for the mods, so please don't do it!
No - just a change of they way it is managed. The idea is that everyone has their opinion and the moderators only delete content that is against the terms of service (eg racist, insulting, bullying etc etc). So really they are just checking for content that isn't allowed not making any personal judgement.
The … Read more
A projection of lights is much easier to install than real ones!
This is awesome:
It’s a matter of personal opinion, but no doubt the savers of Cyprus will feel aggrieved. However, it's interesting to look at the way banks work, and how this affects savers when banks are subjected to economic pressure.
A bank deposit is simply a loan note from you to the bank, so if the bank goes … Read more
A startup accelerator provides many more benefits than just the funding, so it is best to consider this when weighing up the pros and cons of participating.
To answer the question, there are a few minor negatives, which in my view, still don't beat the advantages provided by a good startup accelerator.
If you have traction … Read more
I use this easy method to make poached eggs which I learnt watching Jamie Oliver.
You need: A pan of boiling water; cling film; olive oil; eggs.
1. Prepare a pan of boiling water.
2. Spread out a square of cling film in a wide cup making a bag for the egg.
3. Sprinkle a few drops … Read more
Since its inception in 1988 the charity behind Red Nose Day has raised over £800m for a range of charitable projects across 70 countries. Red Nose day is the main fund raising event for the British charity Comic Relief, a charitable trust. Comic Relief was founded in 1985 by the comedy … Read more