Suicide awareness in Men… Be CALM

THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST LIVING MISERABLY, or CALM, is a registered charity, which exists to prevent male suicide in the UK.   In 2014, male suicide accounts for 76% of all suicides and is the single biggest cause of death in men under 45 in the UK. 

So if you feel a bit shit take a look at their website…. https://www.thecalmzone.net/

or call the free, anonymous and confidential helpline that is for men who are feeling down or who need to talk or find information and support. They are open 5pm–midnight, 365 days a year.

Outside of our open hours if you need to talk then ring the Samaritans.

NATIONWIDE – 0800 58 58 58

LONDON – 0808 802 58 58

The Imogen Battering – The Monday Feed

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Storm Imogen batters UK with close to 100mph winds – latest updates

Storm Imogen has caused significant travel disruption. Here’s a summary of the main travel news, with information from the Press Association and Highways England…..

TPS77: 5 Tips to Master Your Calendar

Zack, Thanh, and Mike revisit the ever-important subject of using and mastering your calendar. From handy shortcuts to their favorite calendar apps, listen in to learn 5 tips that will make you more productive when scheduling and reviewing how you spend your days and weeks……

Introducing Short Notes: An App For Quickly Capturing Your Ideas

I love taking notes. In fact, I believe that the habit has been essential for my personal growth. But can you guess what my main note-taking app is? Evernote? OneNote? Well, I do use OneNote, but my main note-taking app – the one that I use the most – is Short Notes……

Winter Depression – New Discoveries in Treatment of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Within the mysterious depths of our brains and bodies remain the ancient systems that adjust our sleep, energy, mood and behaviors in alignment with the ebb and flow of nature’s seasons……

Liverpool owners discuss ticket prices again as fans plan further protests

The Anfield exodus has prompted a response from Boston. Fenway Sports Group, Liverpool’s under-fire owners, held talks over their controversial ticket structure with the club’s senior management on Sunday, raising the possibility of a review into the price increases that ignited protests during the draw with Sunderland 24 hours earlier……

UK, Dutch police may use attack eagles to take down drones

As tensions mount over civilian usage of drones in the UK, London’s Metropolitan Police is considering using eagles to snatch illicit quadcopters out of the sky.  Last week, a Dutch security company—Guard From Above—released a video (embedded below) of an eagle easily grabbing a flying drone with its talons.

Using the Facebook Mobile Site Instead of the App Can Save Around 15% of iOS Battery Life

It’s no secret that the Facebook app eats up a lot of battery life on iOS and we’ve mentioned plenty of times that iOS and Android users alike should just use the mobile site. If you’ve ever wondered just how much battery life you’ll save by doing so, The Guardian ran some tests…….

The Long Weekender Feed

REAL TALK 22: HAPPINESS IS A TALL, PINT OF COLD BEER

The beer represents a sinful form of chilling out. Because sometimes all you need is chilling out in order to be happy. Fuck health, calories, work in the morning and all that is logical. Drink that shit and let yourself know you’ve the right to chill and be happy…..

Slowly Waking Up

What is this delicious piece of gorgeousness? A blocked toilet hose? I don’t know about you, but this puts me in mind of arterial plaques and makes me want to treat my circulatory system with gentle kindness….

Assange: UN detention opinion is ‘really significant victory’

Julian Assange has called the UN’s opinion that he has been subject to “arbitrary detention” a “really significant victory”……..

The Pirate Bay now uses Torrents Time to let you stream all its movies and TV shows

On Tuesday, a new simple solution for streaming torrents directly in your browser showed up on the Web. By Friday, infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay had already adopted it…….

10 Things That Really Suck About Being A Sex Worker

Being a sex worker can be a blast. Easy money that’s fun to make. Partying for a living. Getting a great workout, and sometimes even having great sex on the job. Going to great restaurants and staying at nice hotels on someone else’s dime. Meeting lots of cool people and making them feel great…..

Amazing information was discovered that can help with migraines. Apparently there is a natural way that can help stop them in their tracks within minutes…….

Jermain Defoe strikes in 89th minute for Sunderland to draw with Liverpool

Jürgen Klopp had his appendix removed by surgeons at Aintree hospital, two points removed by Jermain Defoe in the 89th minute and any notion about harmony at Liverpool removed by a mass protest against rising ticket prices at Anfield. Pity the poor soul who woke the Liverpool manager to tell him this result……

Why I walked: Liverpool fan explains protest during Sunderland draw

I’ve never seen a crowd finish a football team like that. The match was won, Liverpool 2 Sunderland 0. Then the 77th-minute protest began. About half the Kop walked, and a significant portion of the rest voted with their feet too. The dissenting mass totally sucked the life out of their team, Sunderland seized the moment, and the win was stolen. The point, emphatically made……

#LFC The 77th Minute – You know nothing Ian Ayre!

Its bloody Thursday!

Thursday

We all know how difficult it is to get ourselves to the gym and to actually work on our physical wellbeing; how difficult it is to follow a diet plan and change our eating habits. But we can start with something small, something simple – Drink water…..

Set an Animated GIF As Your Mac’s Wallpaper

Mac: Sick of using those boring, static images as your wallpaper. If you want to spice things up a bit, the GIFPaper app can set any GIF as a wallpaper……

Apple’s App Problem

Following up on Walt Mossberg’s column regarding the quality of Apple’s first-party apps, Jim Dalrymple writes:  I understand that Apple has a lot of balls in the air, but they have clearly taken their eye off some of them. There is absolutely no doubt that Apple Music is getting better with………

I Struggle With Debilitating Depression. Here’s What No One Tells You About Getting Well

Last year, on February 23, I tried to take my life. I have since written about the experience, describing my life depression, and received a tremendous outpouring of support. I was shocked. I knew that depression was a killer: My ex-husband had taken his own life in 2006 at the age of 45……

Whichever Keg IPA They Have, Please

Last Friday in London I went out for a session with one of my oldest friends, someone I’ve known since we were both 11-years-old, and was frankly a bit startled when he ordered a pint of BrewDog Punk IPA…..

What Happens Every 10 Seconds ?

How much data is processed every 10 seconds?

Liverpool fans plan first ever walkout protest at Anfield over £77 ticket prices

The first ever walkout protest in Liverpool’s history is being planned for Anfield on Saturday, when supporters’ groups are urging fans to leave their seats in the 77th minute of the game against Sunderland in opposition to the club’s ticket pricing policy announced for next season……

How Bad Is It to Hold in Your Poop?

We can all agree that pooping is good for you. (There are few such universal, unequivocal truths in the health world.)  Is Your Poop Normal? Here’s the No. 1 Reason to Check Your No. 2……..

BBC looks for global appeal, hires Matt LeBlanc for Top Gear

Today, the BBC announced that Matt LeBlanc—best known as Joey from the sitcom Friends—is joining the cast of Top Gear alongside Chris Evans. Although the full cast is yet to be confirmed, it’s widely believed that Evans and LeBlanc will be joined by car journalist Chris Harris and German racing driver Sabine Schmitz…..

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The Wednesday Feed and The Tuesday Catch Up

The Tuesday Catchup

So yesterday saw the whole country go tits up on the BT interwebs people had to actually talk to other people and read real books. Lets start with a story about the incident then.

BT broadband and phone network suffers outages across the UK

BT’s broadband and phone network went down across much of the UK on Tuesday, with customers reporting failures in areas including London, Birmingham, Coventry, Sheffield and Glasgow…….

Evanston: finished; technology and Cape Horn two mystical experiences

Although I may still do some minor rewriting and I need to write a preface to the e-edition, I have finished retyping A SINGLE WAVE.  Here is the link to the updated PDF…….

10 Things You Need To Know Today (February 2)

Chris Pine is all about meditation for anxiety. When asked if he had any advice for anxious young actors, Chris Pine not only said he “knows anxiety well” but offered up his favorite breathing and meditation techniques…..

Your Worst Computer Building Horror Stories

The excitement of working on a computer can be replaced with devastation in an instant. We asked you for your craziest, most rage-inducing computer “whoopsies,” and you shared some real doozies. From bricking to fires, water cooling to blood stains, here are your worst computer customization horror stories……

The 2016 NFL ‘Bad Lip Reading’ Video Is Here, And It’s Hysterical

With all the fame and fortune on the line at Super Bowl 50, it’s important to take a moment this week to step back and just have a laugh. I can’t see a better way of doing that, while still watching football, than by checking out this parody video of hilarious lip reading from all the action of the 2016 NFL season……

Leicester v Liverpool – As it happened

Well, the Premier League has chugged along into February, and no one has yet worked out how to stop Leicester City. The unfashionable East Midlanders are three points clear at the top of the table, and although we wise sages insist their fairy story must end soon, Leicester just keep doing what they do: defending stoutly, running hard, and playing on the counter-attack……..

Moving the Cloud to the Bottom of the Ocean

When people check their Facebook likes or stream Netflix, the computing activity happens somewhere, usually somewhere far away in a gigantic warehouse stacked with high-powered computers. Those data farms aren’t floating in the sky. They’re sitting on land, sucking up a ton of energy and water for running and cooling the machines……..

The Wednesday Feed…..

The Wednesday feed is a big one tonight… a massive 10 links…. enjoy!

LOST CHARTER CAT: Sunsail Versus Families of the Missing Crew Members

This is getting increasingly intense. The overturned Leopard 44 catamaran that set out from South Africa on a routine delivery and was lost in the Indian Ocean over a year ago, then miraculously reappeared upside down off South Africa just last month, was taken in tow, and then lost again…..

Drone Video: Apple’s New HQ

Apple Campus Drone Footage – 2 February 2016 Update

Jamie Vardy’s double keeps title dream alive for Leicester against Liverpool

It is the story that keeps on giving and to think the Hollywood screenwriter who plans to make a film about Jamie Vardy was in the stands to watch the latest chapter in this remarkable tale unfold……

Zero to Cruising – Panama Canal: Check!

Passing through the Panama Canal is an activity that is on countless boater’s bucket lists. Thanks toJason and Gail on Two Fish, our gracious hosts, we can now check that item off our list……

Bloodhound 800mph land speed record bid delayed until 2017

An attempt to break the world land speed record has been delayed again, with the British-ledBloodhound project put back to 2017.  The supersonic car, which has been in development since 2008….

Robot Wars reboot has a new logo, new presenters and no Craig Charles

The BBC’s reboot of Robot Wars was greeted with delirium from fans. But there was one burning question that needed answering: would Craig Charles and Philippa Forrester be presenting the show’s return…..

All London black cabs to take card payments from October

All black cabs in London will be required to take credit cards and contactless payments from October, Transport for London has announced, as the taxi trade seeks to keep up with the technological challenge from Uber, the ride-hailing app……

A Guided Tour of Calypso, WordPress.com’s Desktop App

If you’ve been reading about Calypso, the new system for managing your WordPress site from Automatic, you may be wondering how it works and what’s different from the familiar WordPress admin screens……

Daniel Sturridge in full training but no quick Liverpool return likely

Daniel Sturridge has returned to full training as the Liverpool striker edges closer to a first-team return.  On Monday Jürgen Klopp said the England international, who has been sidelined since sustaining a hamstring injury on 6 December at Newcastle, was expected to join the rest of the group for a session at the club’s Melwood training ground……

Every tool I use to run a 7+ figure business

A few weeks ago, I visited some family friends and they just got Sonos (wireless stereo). I was giving them some recommendations how to make sure it works in every room. #superrichpeopleproblems  – Then they asked me what other tools I use for my personal life, home and business. Figured it’d be fun to share…..

 

The Tuesday Feed Cancelled Today.

Evening all…

Reporting in on my iPhone WordPress app. Sorry about today folks but due to a fault by BT  I’m not able to bring you the daily feed post as per normal. BT reporting we should get normal service by 11pm tonight, hopefully I’ll be asleep by then. Normal service will return tomorrow evening.

Happy Days!

Daz ;0)

Sky Sports – Transfer Deadline Day….

So today is Transfer Deadline Day and your cant get to Sky Sports to watch the action so no fear Sky Sports have all the action in the live blog…. not a yellow tie in sight….

Deadline Day LIVE! 

 

Monday’s Feed

The science behind a good cup of coffee

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks worldwide, with countless cups of the dark, alluring elixir brewed up each day. And, lucky for those coffee-guzzlers out there, mounting data suggest it’s good for you; moderate coffee drinking has been linked to lowered risk of cardiovascular disease, liver diseases, diabetes, and an overall lowered risk of dying too soon…..

Can Google Translate understand a Liverpool accent?

I’m a big fan of travel. Travel is great – whether it is the Trans-Siberian railway or trekking in the Amazon. And from City mapper to TripAdvisor, technology has made travel a lot easier.  But perhaps my favourite travel aide is Google Translate.  The web version of Translate has always been handy for deciphering comments from my overseas “fans”……..

Liverpool’s Jürgen Klopp to bring back key players for Leicester game

Jürgen Klopp will revert to his strongest Liverpool side at Leicester City on Tuesday after resting key players for the FA Cup.  The captain Jordan Henderson will return after sitting out the Cup tie against West Ham to rest his heel. Daniel Sturridge, Divock Origi, Philippe Coutinho and Martin Skrtel are set to return to training but will not be considered for the match against the Premier League leaders……

Google still trying to build skynet

A new Google project is testing the use of drones for high-speed Internet delivery is starting to take off.  Dubbed SkyBender the cunning plan is to use solar powered drones armed with millimeter-wave radio transmitters that could send out next-generation 5G wireless Internet signals……

This is how the world’s first Hyperloop pod might actually look

A team of students from MIT have won a competition to design pods for the still-unbuilt Hyperloop transportation system. More than 100 university teams presented design concepts to a panel of SpaceX judges, with MIT beating out teams from Delft University of Technology, The University of Wisconsin, Virginia Tech and the University of California, Irvine to win first place…..