• ALL DEALS
    8 all you can eat deals in London that are actually good

    Don’t mind if I do (Picture: Getty) Generally speaking, anything advertised as ‘all you can eat’ is to be avoided at all costs, unless you like your dinner with a side portion of salmonella.   That said, London is home to quite a few little-known bottomless menus that are a) good and b) won’t make […]

  • ALL DEALS
    How to Create a Job Description That Will Land the Right Candidate

    Job descriptions are important both to job seekers and employers. They let the candidate know the duties and requirements of the position and what the company will expect regarding performance. They also provide a way for employers to evaluate the job’s importance, its place in the business and to identify the characteristics needed by a […]

  • Go up a size? Or wear clothes that are too tight? (Be honest.)

    The other day I asked my Facebook friends if (clothing) size matters. I asked them because I had just had an awful incident involving a skirt. It was full and floral. A little bit retro, too. And just the thing I needed in my wardrobe. And while the store didn’t carry the skirt in my regular missy […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Stanford scientists unveil ultra-thin electronics that can dissolve into the body

    A group of scientists from California have developed a series of organic electronic components that will harmlessly dissolve into their environment after use. Led by Stanford Professor of Chemical Engineering Zhenan Bao, the team’s inventions include a biodegradable semi-conductive polymer, disintegrable and flexible electronic circuits, and a biodegradable substrate material for mounting these electrical components onto. Totally flexible and biocompatible, […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Computer that reads body language

    Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed methods to detect the body pose, including facial expressions and hand positions, of multiple individuals. This enables computers to not only identify parts of the body, but to understand how they are moving and positioned. Credit: Carnegie Mellon University Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute have enabled a […]

  • COUPONS
    Like using that drug coupon? Its days may be numbered

    Co-pay coupons offered by drug makers are controversial. Where patients see a way to reduce or eliminate the out-of-pocket cost of their medications, health plans see a menace that pushes patients to take more expensive drugs. The issue has prompted U.S. government scrutiny, led federal health programs to bar those they insure from using the […]

  • 6 common home and garden plants that are poisonous to your pets

    Now that Spring is officially here, you’re probably thinking about making your home look pretty with a bright bouquet of flowers, or a houseplant you can nurture through the warmer season. What you might not think about though, is how your plants affect your pets. There are some plants that can be lethal to animals […]