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  • The benefits of water. According to science.

    The benefits of water. According to science.

    The human body is roughly 60% water. The common recommendation is to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day. This particular figure does not have a great deal of science behind it, staying hydrated is however important. Here are a selection of evidence-based health benefits of staying hydrated. Maximum physical performance. Physical performance can […]

  • Home assistant: Using a NAS for IOT integration

    Home assistant: Using a NAS for IOT integration

    Now that our home network has been set up with the Synology DS220+ for file serving, I am going to have a go at running home assistant off of it. There are many “smart” devices that are found in the average home these days. The problem with most of them is that they all use […]

  • How Self-Care Can Help You Thrive as an Entrepreneur

    This is the kind of content you can expect from These odd thoughts, a diverse blog covering everything from sport and exercise to technology. Check it out. If you’ve recently started your own business, you aren’t alone. According to Enterprise Nation, the United Kingdom saw an increase in startups during the COVID-19 pandemic — a […]

  • The demise of Google Stadia

    The demise of Google Stadia

    As google is due to kill Stadia forever in a couple of weeks, I thought I would revisit it as a service and technology for the last time. I have previously written about my experience as a Stadia user a couple of times. I actually gave up on Stadia myself over a year ago and […]

  • Surprising uses for vinegar

    Surprising uses for vinegar

    Vinegar is a commonly used ingredient in cooking. But it has many other uses in the home. It is remarkable to think that such a simple food item, may also be one of the most useful things in your home. The high acid content in vinegar makes it an excellent cleaner, as powerful as bleach, […]

  • Body composition, not weight, is the key.

    Body composition, not weight, is the key.

    Body composition, the make-up of your body in regards to the proportions of fat to lean muscle, is one of the most important things to look at when working on your health. All the time these days you hear about the issue society has with weight, how obesity is a huge and growing problem. It […]

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