Great Apps for Everyday Life

When PCs started appearing in offices, places of learning and homes, we were told that they would save us time in everyday life.  That may have been true at one time but in recent years, we’ve managed to create more stuff-to-do within that free time.  Today’s apps for everyday life are a boon to busy

Cotton – Interesting and Fun Facts

When I think about cotton, the first image that springs to mind is soft, luxurious sheets, but cotton has a less than soft past, especially when it comes to the era before the American Civil War where slaves were used to pick this much sought after textile.  Although forced labor is still practiced in some

Cobalt: From Art to Electric Cars

Cobalt, as a free element, is not found on earth other than in meteorite deposits.  It is, however, found in compound form in the Earth’s crust along with copper, nickel, iron, silver and lead.  It is a hard, shiny, brittle, silvery-grey metal.  The largest deposits, by far, occur in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Best Apps Every Dad Should Have

As the holiday season approaches, it is time to give dad some of the best apps for his mobile which will absolutely rock his world. Buying him a coffee mug or a box of golf balls is so last year. What you can do instead is to distract him for a couple of minutes, grab

The Cacao Bean: Food of the Gods

A bite of chocolate has the ability to make a bad day seem better.  It was appreciated by the Mesoamericans as far back as 1900 BCE, and the benefits of chocolate are many.  Like a modern-day Willy Wonka, let’s take a journey through the magic that started with the discovery of the humble cacao seed,

The FIX for iPhone 6 Touch Disease

Several owners of iPhone 6 phones as well as numerous independent repair technicians have been complaining for a while now about a mysterious problem known as ‘Touch Disease’ that has been killing phones. Apple has finally responded to the complaints after a long period of silence on the issue. The main symptoms that have been

Human Lust for Precious Raw Materials

Our one Earth is currently supporting seven billion people. Goods that we desire and need come at a cost, not only financially but also to the environment and to the humans who harvest the raw materials and convert them into goods. The industrial revolution started in England in the second half of the 18th century

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