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Happy 25th year, blogging. You’ve grown up, but social media is still having a brawl

Last Monday was a significant anniversary in the evolution of the web. It was 25 years to the day since the first serious blog appeared. It was called Scripting News and the url was (and remains) at scripting.com. Its author is a software wizard named Dave Winer, who’s updated it every day since 1994. And despite its wide readership, it has never ... Read More »

Arts education should not be a luxury, says Julie Hesmondhalgh

Julie Hesmondhalgh in rehearsals for There Are No Beginnings. Photograph: Zoe Martin Julie Hesmondhalgh, the actor and campaigner, has accused policymakers of conspiring to limit access to arts and culture for British children. Reacting to a report into school provision, Hesmondhalgh told the Observer she was dismayed that arts education was now seen as a luxury. “The idea it is not career-oriented ... Read More »

How to build a cheap gaming PC that doesn’t suck

PC gaming has a reputation for being really expensive to get into. It’s easy to scrounge the internet, finding examples of extremely high-end systems that can cost thousands of dollars to build. But, there’s more to the best gaming PCs than what the 1% can afford. To prove that point, we’ll show you how to build a cheap gaming PC that doesn’t, ... Read More »

The worst villain in gaming lurks in a hugely popular match-3 game

Who is the worst villain in gaming? Whatever clever answer you have is wrong. There is a truly malicious presence I must warn you about. That’s right, I’m talking about Austin the rat bastard butler from Gardenscapes and Homescapes. If you’re not one of the millions of people who play Gardenscapes and Homescapes, you’d probably recognize how to play it immediately if you saw it. It’s ... Read More »

Blogging In 2019: How To Start A Successful Musician Blog

Blogging is now seen as an actual job rather than just a hobby, and while most musicians are currently focusing on growing their fanbase on Soundcloud, you must not forget that a music blog has many advantages when it comes to getting exposure and increasing your audience. Here’s a guide for every beginner blogger on how to start a successful ... Read More »

For These Atlanta Moms, Blogging Is More Than A Full-Time Job

Mattie James turned her side project into a six-figure-earning business. “You can absolutely become a full-time blogger and make what you made at your 9-to-5,” James, 34, said. The Atlanta native began her style blog in 2010 as a hobby, before major companies started pouring millions into people who are popular online — or what we call influencers today. When she decided ... Read More »

Grilled Paneer Is The Perfect Appetiser If You Are On A Healthy Diet

The recent wave of healthful living has embroiled most of us and swaying us towards a healthier living. There are many diets that are making news these days for their immediate slimming results. These diets may work but are difficult to stick to amid busy schedules and can also make your pockets lighter. Fitness can be easily achieved by making ... Read More »

A Proven 5-Step Process for Making Money Online With Blogging

While it might seem like everyone is making money online, that simply isn’t the truth. In fact, the amount of people that actually are making money online is quite a minimal percentage, and it’s just that the stories you do hear of success and quick money are more appealing and get spread around like wildfire. Here’s what you need to know. It’s ... Read More »

Acer’s new Predator Helios 700 gaming laptop has a transforming keyboard and trackpad

Acer just announced its latest gaming laptop, the Predator Helios 700. It looks like a larger version of the company’s Predator Helios 300 model, with an updated design. The keyboard and trackpad actually slide forward toward the user, and the trackpad tilts down to form a palm rest. The keyboard is obviously the star of the show here. Acer calls ... Read More »

This $10 multi-use kitchen gadget is a strainer, scooper, and server all in one – and it helps reduce the clutter in my kitchen

In a small kitchen, every object needs to serve a deliberate purpose to earn its spot – if it’s multipurpose, that’s even better. When countertop and cabinet space is prime real estate, there’s no room for unused kitchen gadgets, too-large tools, or any other products that will create unnecessary clutter. The good news is that there are plenty of multipurpose products ... Read More »