National Student Accommodation Survey 2019 – Results

Find out exactly what other students think about their student accommodation, how much it really costs and more in this full report. The results are in and you’ve really let us know what you think about student living in this year’s National Student Accommodation Survey! We can reveal loads of mind-boggling stats from over 2,000 …

Brexit Britain’s weakness exposed in US trade deal documents

The US has published its objectives for a proposed trade agreement with the UK – and its thinking highlights just how weak Britain’s bargaining position will be in the post-Brexit global economy. The US trade representative outlines many of the usual ways to increase trade between the two countries – namely, reducing tariffs and ensuring …

Secular stagnation: it’s time to admit that Larry Summers was right about this global economic growth trap

No laughing matter. Asia Society, CC BY-SA In the autumn of 2013, former US treasury secretary Larry Summers proposed in a seminal speech at the International Monetary Fund headquarters in New York that the global economy had entered a long-term economic slump. Invoking a previously discredited 1930s theory known as secular stagnation, Summers argued that …

Web 3.0: the decentralised web promises to make the internet free again

Khakimullin Aleksandr/Shutterstock Have you recently considered deleting your Facebook account, boycotting Amazon or trying to find an alternative to Google? You wouldn’t be alone. The tech giants are invading our privacy, misusing our data, strangling economic growth and helping governments spy on us. Yet because these few companies own so many of the internet’s key …

World Cup 2022: plan to expand to 48 countries exposes football’s regional fault lines

Football’s top brass are heading to Miami as FIFA’s Council gets together for one of its regular meetings. Generally, these gatherings are tepid affairs as football’s world governing body works through the minutiae of governing a game that has an official membership of more than 200 countries. But this meeting will be different, as almost …

How Adding Flow Yoga to Your Workout Routine Boosts Your Gains

When we fall into a workout routine, our moves become automatic, and the body quickly adapts. This is called muscle memory.((Shape: What Is Muscle Memory Anyway?)) While teaching your body how to properly execute squats, push-ups, or crunches is a benefit, overly relying on these moves to consistently grow gains won’t yield the kind of …

Why Virgin Atlantic’s new makeup policy is mostly concealer and gloss

Shutterstock The airline Virgin Atlantic has decided that female cabin crew will no longer be required to wear makeup during flights. They will also be offered the option of wearing trousers as part of their standard uniform allocation rather than only on request. According to one Virgin executive, the move will “provide our team with …

How to Get Products to Review on Your Blog

The post How to Get Products to Review on Your Blog appeared first on ProBlogger. This post is based on Episode 178 of the ProBlogger podcast. Whether your blog is all about reviewing products or you want to review them occasionally, it’s not always easy to get your hands on them. I faced this problem in …

You can get paid £40 an hour to tutor kids while playing Fortnite, FIFA and more

Tutoring is an easy way to earn a bit of money on the side, but combine it with playing video games and it’s a dream job. Here’s how it works.  Credit: icemanphotos (left), Lenscap Photography (right) – Shutterstock If getting paid to play video games sounds like your idea of heaven, then this opportunity will …

A no-deal Brexit could put nearly 20% of British jobs at risk and disproportionately hurt weaker regions

A meaningful vote on whether to rule out a no-deal Brexit could take place as late as March 12, less than three weeks before the UK is due to leave the EU, with or without a deal – and the clock is ticking down. Parliament needs to avoid a hard Brexit to protect industry and …