John Gibb

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Let's explore some of the disadvantages of using ADSL

13th August 2006
ADSL is fast becoming the standard method of broadband Internet access, with its growth far outstripping that of cable. However, there are some downsides to DSL that you should be aware of. The first downside is that ADSL pricing can be very variable ... Read >

Wireless broadband how does it work?

01st August 2006
So you've got broadband. Great! After a while, though, many people find that they've got so used to having broadband on one computer that they want to be able to use it from any other ones they own, too including their laptop, and computers that are now... Read >

Let me explain the game of Billiards

15th July 2006
Billiards is a game you can play on a snooker table but, arguably, it's much easier and more fun than snooker itself. Eight-ball billiards, especially, is one of those games that you can just pick up and play with only a little explanation, and you can ... Read >

Sunglasses - why do we wear them?

23rd June 2006
Sunglasses are a special kind of glasses that have been specially darkened to stop bright light from hurting your eyes. When you wear them, the world seems to become a little less bright, which can be a relief on very sunny days. They go all the way back ... Read >

Suntan-Oil - How protected are you?

23rd June 2006
Lots of people consider that a tan makes them more attractive and more healthy-looking, and so go out of their way to sit in the sun for hours and get one. However, this doesn't always result in much of a tan, meaning that you will often have to sit in th... Read >

Fridges - A Brief History on how they have evolved

23rd June 2006
The chances are that you use your fridge every single day of your life, but I doubt you think about it very often. It just sits there, gently humming away, doing its job it's just part of life. Yet before the 1920s, there were no fridges, and they we... Read >

Salt vs Sodium Chloride

20th March 2006
If there were a top-10 list of minerals that have gotten a bad rap, sodium would be close to the top of that list. There are numerous reports and articles that malign this mineral to the point that people try desperately to rid it completely from their di... Read >