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Why Did Facebook Fly and Not Die?

Launched in February 2004 by Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg and dorm mates to connect people attending the same university, Facebook has rapidly become the most joined social media network of all time.  Word of mouth spread and soon enough, Facebook broke out of those confined walls of Harvard and was being used by students, mums, grandparents and even the occasional dog. To understand why Facebook has succeeded and is still the top social media network …

Celebrity Side Projects you probably haven’t heard of

Sometimes fame and success aren’t enough. Sometimes it’s a great opportunity to use your fame and success to launch a business. This is hardly new, but not every celebrity business venture is going to become as iconic as Paul Newman’s wholefood company and charitable organisation, Newman’s Own. Nor the obvious example of Beats by Dre. Here, instead, are some celebrity side projects you may not have heard of. Susan Sarandon’s Ping Pong Bar Chain Since …

The Cost of Puppy Farming

Nearly every child, no matter what age, has asked for a puppy. I was one of those, who spent hours searching Gumtree for that perfect puppy. What I didn’t consider was that those cocker spaniel puppies, along with hundreds of other breeds, that I longed for were probably raised in terrible conditions and it is highly likely that those pups came from a battery farm for dogs. Battery farms for dogs or puppy farms are …

Where does Jeff Bezos rank amongst the richest people ever?

At his peak Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ Net Worth was around $151 billion, and despite changes in Amazon’s share price he still remains the single wealthiest individual living on the planet today. But how does he match up to others who’ve been called that? Has there ever been anyone who’s had even greater levels of wealth than Mr Bezos? Bill Gates Net Worth: $96.5 billion (Copyright Kuhlmann/MSC. 18/02/17.) Up until Jeff Bezos came along, Bill …

How much it Costs to be Imprisoned Abroad

If you are arrested and tried anywhere in the United Kingdom, there is a system which is in place to support you and your family through the financial burden. However, what if you are a British citizen and are arrested abroad, where does the financial burden fall? Well the short answer to that is…squarely on you. According to the Office of National Statistics, travel trends in 2016 show that there were over 70 million visits …

The ‘Green Rush’ the UK might be missing out on

It’ll be Christmas time again soon enough! All the old adverts will be on the television. No doubt Coca-Cola will have a new one, complete with all their usual hallmarks. Their red lorries driving through the cold winter’s night. The cosy chanting of “Holidays are coming… Holidays are coming.” Santa Claus, dressed in green, rather than the more familiar red. A rosy smile, bloodshot eyes, dilated pupils. Is it the Christmas spirit, or that massive …

10 Cheapest Long-Haul Holiday Destinations for Autumn

With summer well and truly over and autumn under way, now is the perfect time to be thinking about your next long-haul holiday. According to data collected by Skyscanner and the Post Office Travel Money, there are ten dreamy destinations, that will not only allow British travellers to escape the bad whether Britain is set to experience this November, but will also save them money while doing so. Britons in search of value for money …