Most Phone Accidents at Home


squaretrade‘Electronics insurance company, Squaretrade, have gathered a few stats to help us understand the potential for phone accidents when we are at home. According to their infographic, you should tell your phone to avoid the kitchen, the most dangerous zone with a lot of heat, dust, and of course, boiling liquids. For those who don’t wander into the kitchen, you’re going to have nearly the same chances in the living room, especially if you like to drink and use your phone. The most dangerous liquid culprit? Water. Evidently, we drink a lot of it – enough to make it the most commonly spilled drink…’
full infographic

Egg-Shaped Mini-Yacht Offers A Futuristic Take On The Motorboat [Video]
psfk-Pierpaolo-Lazzarini-1-236x190‘Designed by Pierpaolo Lazzarini, the 2014 Jet Capsule is an egg-shaped boat made entirely from steel and fiberglass, and represents Lazzarini Design’s goal of radically changing the marine industry with new technologies and possibilities.

‘The Jet Capsule is about seven meters in length with a maximum width of 3.5 meters. It runs on a 325 hp Yanmar diesel engine and has a maximum speed of 25 knots.

‘The mini-yacht is small enough to operate and make sharp turns easily, but it has enough room for a few friends. The interior can be customized according to what the owner wants. The Jet Capsule design includes a rooftop lounge bed, a rear platform, and underwater and interior lights that make it stand out at night…’
jet capsule

Types Of People Who Deserve An Immediate Facebook Unfriending
‘Despite its many flaws Facebook is still an essential website for most people. Everybody uses it in different ways, but Facebook’s raison d’etre (reason for existence) is for friends and family to keep in touch with each other online. And it manages this exquisitely.

‘Unfortunately, Facebook has no power over who you choose to befriend on the site, or what those friends post on their wall. I say “unfortunately” because a lot of people post nonsense on Facebook. Nonsense that really should get them unfriended, by you, immediately. Do your friends do these things? It might be time…’
the types

Twitter Quitters Increasing
The problem with Twitter is that there are few interactions and most of the few who interact care only about their own popularity

‘Retired schoolteacher Donald Hovasse signed up for Twitter about a year ago at the urging of his daughter. He lost interest after trying the service a few times and finding lots of celebrities but few of his friends using the online social network.

“‘I didn’t really get the point of it at all,” said the Las Vegas resident. “Most of them were people I wasn’t interested in hearing what they had to say anyway.” He said, however, that he does check Facebook every day to see what his friends are up to…’
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