Ok, so we’ll admit it, tying a bow tie isn’t the easiest – so that’s why we’ve done this 30 second step by step video showing you how to tie a bow tie in quick simple steps.
With a little bit of practice you’ll be doing yours in no time, so start watching now, it’s easy once you’ve got the hang of it.
Ever since it was discovered in September 2012, the Comet ISON has wowed and intrigued astronomers in equal measure. With its close encounter with the Sun gaining much press coverage in recent weeks, we thought we would give you the lowdown on this interesting space object. Continue reading
Steeped in tension and drama, the Merseyside derby is one of the big games in the Premier League calendar. Roberto Martinez will lead Everton into his first derby this weekend at Goodison Park against Liverpool, and will be hoping to improve upon the record of previous incumbent David Moyes. To whet your appetite for the big game, we thought we’d take a look at some of the best moments from derbies past. Continue reading
The seemingly simple frying of an egg is a contentious issue, with everyone having a different method they believe to be “true”. Today, we share our method.
The 16th annual Guinness World Records Day is a day when people all over the world finally realise their dream to spin a hula hoop at their waist for 15 hours or walking along a row of 50 champagne bottles. To mark the occasion, we thought we would look back at 10 of the weirdest records ever recorded.
The coming weekend sees eight of Europe’s national teams battle it out over two-legged playoff matches in a bid to secure the last four Uefa spots at the 2014 World Cup. Here we take a look at exactly what to expect.
Portugal v Sweden
Without doubt the stand-out tie of the playoffs is Portugal against Sweden, two teams who have been regular fixtures at international tournaments for the last 20 years or so. While both teams have their strengths and weaknesses, most eyes will be fixed on this game to see which of the two superstars in action will make it to the biggest stage of all.
Ten years ago, astronomers in California spotted what they described as the “coldest, most distant place in the solar system”. Named Sedna after the Intuit goddess of the ocean, Sedna is a dwarf planet like similar to Pluto and was discovered using the Samuel Oschin telescope at the Palomar Observatory in San Diego.
There will be no doubt lots of stories in the news this week about Sedna, so to get you up to speed, here is our beginner’s guide.
What is it?
Originally called 90377 Sedna, it has the longest orbital period of any known object in the solar system at 11,400 years. At the furthest point of its orbit, Sedna is estimated to be a thousand times as distant from the sun as the Earth is.
Ah, Last of the Summer Wine. For 40 years, us Brits have marvelled as Clegg, Compo and Truly go hurtling down a hill in a bath. On the Ruby anniversary of this British institution’s first screening, we thought we would take some time to reminisce about a few of our other favourite TV comedies from the British Isles. Continue reading
In honour of Men Make Dinner Day, we’ve thought about how you could put together the perfect romantic dinner for your other half. We’ll set the mood, lay the table and sort out your menu – and you can even pretend you thought all of this up yourself, if you like. Continue reading
Following on from our PS4 VS XBox One post, we thought we’d show anyone who still hasn’t decided the top 10 pre-ordered games for each console: