Coffee or Tea? There’s a growing body of research to suggest that both are good for you in different ways. TEA White tea has been found to have a higher concetration of antioxidants in it which may actually be more effective preventing some diseases than green tea. White tea may help prevent obesity, White tea […]

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Below is a list of recommended software for Windows 7, and a few tips to help you make the most of your computer. Internet web browser: Chrome, Opera, Firefox mail client: Thunderbird, Opera instant message: Miranda, Pidgin, Skype relay chat (IRC): mIRC, XChat, ChatZilla FTP client: Filezilla, WinSCP download manager: jDownloader Multimedia video player: MPC-HC music player: foobar2000, Winamp codecs: CoreAVC, CCCP* image viewer: IrfanView, ACDSee Classic image editor: Photoshop, […]

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1. Sumgayit, Azerbaijan – 250 000 potentially affected – 40 factories manufacturing chemicals – 120 000 tons of harmful emissions – Cancer rates 51% higher than average 2. Linfen, China – 3 million affected – Provides 2/3 of nation’s coal energy – Worst air quality in China, pollutants include arsenic and sulphur dioxide – High rates of lead poisoning in children 3. Tianying, China – 140 000 affected – Largest […]

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According to Scientific American, 15% of people are left handed. Males are twice as likely to be left-handed than females. Left-handers are more likely to be geniuses – 20% of all MENSA members report being left-handed. A study found left-handed men are, on average, 15% richer than right-handed men for those who attended college, and 26% richer if they graduated. Left-handed people are three times more likely than right-handed people […]

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Humans vs. animals Humans have long considered themselves truly unique. But it turns out that the better word from “unique” is “most advanced”. Every year scientists prove that some purely human traits are found in animals. Long term memory Clark’s nutcrackers remember for at least half a year, where they put seeds – and they use 5 thousand caches in a 15-mile area. Counting and complex communication Chimpanzees have similar […]

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AD HOMINEM An ad hominem argument is any that attempts to counter anothers claims or conclusions by attacking the person, rather than addressing the argument itself. True believers will often commit this fallacy by countering the arguments of skeptics by stating that skeptics are closed minded. Skeptics, on the other hand, may faill into the trap of dismissing the claims of UFO believers, for example, by stating that people who […]

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Mumble and Teamspeak 3 are both high quality voice over ip programs, but which one is better? We all know that teamspeak is the popular one, but just because it’s popular doesnt make it the best Voip. Stability on both seem to be relatively same. Mumble has a reliable overlay whereas teamspeak 3 will crash in every couple of hours or so for most users. The overlay doesnt even work […]

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The question of which is better, Gimp or Photoshop, basically revolves around whether you’re a graphic designer or someone who just needs to get a job done. Apple/Macintosh and Windows users war with Open Source purists over issues like these, and Adobe experts duel with oftentimes frustrated Linux users. Things like this can easily get ugly, especially since Adobe has not seen fit to port their high end graphics programs […]

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Because a virus doesn’t care about state lines or national borders, it can wipe out millions and span multiple continents rapidly. Here is a look at the infectious diseases the world has battled throughout the history. What is a Pandemic? Derived from the greek word pandemos meaning “pertaining to all people,” a pandemic is a widespread disease that affects humans over a wide geographic area. SMALLPOX 10,000 BC – 1979 […]

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Gantz is my favourite manga. The series is written and illustrated by Hiroya Oku. The story revolves over Kei Kurono and his old friend Masaru Kato, who die in a train accident and become part of a semi-posthumus game in which they and several other recently deceased people are forced to hut down and kill aliens or monsters of some sort with a handful of futuristic armor and weapons. The […]

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