Monthly Archives: August 2013

Forensics Techniques to Examine Iron Age House Fire Fatalities

Fascinating read, thank you

Photography 101: Finding Your Focus

Originally posted on The Daily Post:
So far in our Photography 101 series, we’ve asked guest photographers to share their insights and tips on various elements of the craft, from light to composition. Today, meet Matthew George: the blogger at Photo Lord, a site that features and recognizes other photographers, and a passionate high school…

The Silent ‘Desk Rage’ Epidemic

Originally posted on NewsFeed:
From printer malfunctions to coworkers who shirk responsibility, office life can incite a little anger in everyone. So it may come as little surprise that more than 51% of Britons admit to experiencing rage at work, according to a new study. Indeed, the average worker experiences angry “desk rage” at least…

Cat DNA Database Helps U.K. Police Solve Crime

Originally posted on NewsFeed:
Cat owners know the truth: cat hair gets everywhere. Even criminals can’t help but track their pets’ hair onto crime scenes, leaving furry clues as to the identity of the perpetrator. That’s why the University of Leicester put together a forensic database of cat DNA, and it’s already been used to…

Women Who Cheat Get the Most Messages on OKCupid

Originally posted on NewsFeed:
Ladies, you’re more desirable when you’re taken, according to a recent experiment on a popular online dating site. To prove this theory, CNET reports that Recovery.org, which provides resources to people addicted to drugs, alcohol, and sex, created 40 fake profiles (20 for men, 20 for women) with photos of real people on the free…

How Much It Costs to Raise Kids and Other Fascinating News on the Web

Originally posted on NewsFeed:
The Cost of Raising Kids $241,080. According to the latest numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, that’s how much it will cost you to raise a child born in 2012 for the next seventeen years. (I’m not great at math, but I’m pretty sure that’s less than you’d have to…

Let there be colour!

Originally posted on Lost in the Midlands:
There’s always something crazy happening in London. Last weekend, in the concrete sea of Battersea Park, thousands of people clad in white gathered to turn themselves into rainbows. The event was inspired by the religious festival Holi, where Hindus gather together in February/March to celebrate the coming of spring and throw masses of…