Archive for May 2012

To pin, or not to pin

Pinterest – are you part of it?  According to Experian Hitwise, it’s the third largest social network site in the US, surpassing Linkedin and tagged with over 12 million users. Earlier this year comScore reported the site was the fastest site in history to break through the 10 million unique visitor mark. Pinterest users create…

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Iceland – the top travel destination of 2012

This time last week I was standing in the centre of the 6.2mile glacier, directly above the mighty volcano Katla. A fellow traveller we met was researching the impact that an eruption might have on the 2012 Olympics.  (If you remember, this time two years ago, the Eyjafjallajökull eruption left millions stranded across Europe, and cost airlines…

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Slowly does it…

I saw this great YouTube clip the other day from a Danish TV programme called Dumt & Farligt (Stupid & Dangerous). The show format seems a simple one – the presenters destroy household objects in a variety of ways for the amusement of the audience. (It reminds me of a primetime version of Blendtec’s famous…

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