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1. List of Top Battleship Games for PC
There are many different incarnations of the classic Battleship(tm) - from pencil and paper games played on long journeys, to high tech electronic travel editions, board games, and a range of top Battleship(tm) games for PCs.
Everyone will be familiar with the classic Battleship(tm) game play - ...
2. OO Track Plans : Standard Layouts and Dimensions for Model Rail Beginners
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 13:34:54
Building a model rail layout can be a lengthy business.
After many hours spent trying different layouts and trying to fit model railroad track plans into a restricted space, it dawns on most enthusiasts that they need to measure, plan, and only then build.
To kick start that process, here's a c...
3. N Gauge Track Plans for Model Railroads
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 05:56:29
Planning a track plan for model rail layouts can be a tricky proposition, especially if you're starting from scratch, and have no pieces of track to experiment with. Often it's a case of casting around for some ideas before you make that all-important first purchase...
That's what this Lens is a...
4. BBC Apprentice Series 9 (The Apprentice UK 2013)
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:32:00
Lord Sugar is once again looking for a 50/50 business partner, and is once again digging out investment cash from his fortune to help make it happen.
Having watched the Candidates stumble through Series 8, we're hoping that the next generation of entrepreneurs can provide some real prospects for...
5. Model Train N Scale 2x4 Double Oval
Entertainment & Media - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 13:43:02
Just because you only have a small space available - in this case 2 x 4 feet - that doesn't mean that you can't enjoy N scale continuous running!
Many manufacturers make tight enough curves that a true double oval is possible in a 2x4 foot layout, with turnouts and on one level. Of course, inter...
6. Track Plans for an N Gauge (N Scale) Shelf Layout with Roundhouse
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:24:04
A roundhouse is a place to store, and maintain, rolling stock - usually locomotives - in the most space efficient way possible : around a circle.
Of course, this requires some kind of turntable, as a system of points to achieve the required result would need far too many points!
7. What's a Good Make of N Gauge Trains for a Beginner?
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:34:52
Although HO/OO Gauge model trains are still the most popular, N scale model rail is gaining in popularity, partly because it requires less space.
The first thing to decide is whether you want to buy a ready to run set that will work out of the box, or some track, a locomotive or two, some rollin...
8. Lightest, Cheapest, Most Solid Pop Up Tents for Festivals
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:33:11
It's festival season again, and this year (2012) sees a bigger selection of pop-up tents than ever before.
From one man pop-up tents, to pop-up tents that can happily house three or more people, with prices to fit all pockets, this Lens has a selection of the very best.
Festivals, however, are ...
9. Earl Grey Tea Blend Recipes
Sports & Recreation - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:33:26
Earl Grey Tea (or Earl Gray Tea using the US spelling for the word gray) dates back to at least the early 1800s. It's a black tea, with added bergamot flavoring.
The bergamot comes from the rind of the bergamot orange, and lifts the tea with a hint of citrus but with slightly more body than, say...
10. Star Wars Lego AT-AT
Food & Cooking - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:32:20
The AT-AT was first introduced to Star Wars fans in Star Wars V : The Empire Strikes Back, and also appears in The Return of the Jedi.
The original Lego Star Wars AT-AT was released in 2003, as kit number 4483 in the Classic Star Wars Lego line.
The motorized 10178 was released in 2007, and the...
11. Best Pandora/Troll/Chamilia/Biagi Charms and Bracelets for Women
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:32:22
It seems that all women love Pandora charm bracelets.
While they're not the only 3mm charm bracelet manufacturer on the market, Pandora charms certainly seem to be the most popular.
What's great is that other manufacturers, like Troll beads, Biagi and Chamilia (to name but a few) have started t...
12. Unrequited : Sad Love Songs from Indie Bands
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:33:13
Update - February 20th 2008 Arguably more goth than indie, London After Midnight's Sacrifice just sounds mournful. To my ear it's like Sisters of Mercy meets the Mission in full on whining mode. But, for all that, totally brilliant!
As of right now, there are over 10 great sad love songs from an...
13. Best 5 Business Biographies for UK Entrepreneurs
Music - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:32:07
We all love a good story, and the business biography is a particular staple of entrepreneurs the world over.
In this collection, I've picked my best 5 business biographies, by UK entrepreneurs, for their business inspiration, lessons, and guidance on how to maintain that crucial work/life balanc...
14. Top 5 Power Shakes and Detox Smoothies for Post-Party Recovery
Business & Work - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 05:56:30
Yes, it's time for us to say goodbye to 2012, and celebrate 2013 with some power shakes and detox smoothies to cure those post-New Year's party blues.
If you're anything like me, and found yourself standing in front of the bedroom mirror on January 3rd, wondering where that body you'd worked so ...
15. Amazingly Versatile Gel Pens (Neon, Erasable, Scented ...)
Food & Cooking - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:33:04
A Gel Pen is just like a ballpoint pen in many ways. For example, gel pens contain a liquid (gel) containing a pigment (ink) which can be transferred to paper by pressing the point (ball), and drawing or writing with it.
Gel pens have a unique advantage, however, in that the pigment is opaque. T...
16. Best Sci-Fi Themed Valentine's Day Gifts for Him
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:25:04
Finding the best Valentine's Day gift for sci-fi lovers is always fun!
Do you go for the obvious, or the slightly left-field? Are we talking a romantic night in, or an attention-grabbing outfit for a sci-fi themed Valentine's day party (okay, that last may well be a gift for all the guys!)
17. Simon Cowell : The Man Who Changed The World
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:36:16
Simon Cowell is arguably the star's star. The celebrity's celebrity. As David Nolan puts it in his 2010 book Simon Cowell : The Man Who Changed the Word "He is a very good advert for the job of being very well known indeed".
There's plenty more quotable text from Nolan, too, as he collects toget...
18. The Best Valentine Day Flower
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:32:07
The time when hearts thump in anticipation, and men panic.
I don't know about you, but I always get into a state when I try to find something original. So I tend to do what I always do, and buy flowers.
But what is the best Valentine Day flower? And can you get it delivered? What to look out for ...
19. Ultimate Running GPS Gift Guide for Geek Runners
Holidays & Celebrations - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:24:06
Keeping fit has never been more of a challenge - luckily, to combat our sedentary lifestyle (of eating and working, punctuated by watching TV or playing Halo) we now have some great geeky toys to help us get into exercise.
In particular, running. Running is not only fun, but also very competitiv...
20. Best High-Tech Secret Santa Gifts
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 01:24:07
Wondering what to get a bunch of geeks as secret santa or stocking filler gifts this holiday season?
Worry no more! We have scoured the listings to bring a hot selection of great - and low cost - stocking filler gift gadgets and secret Santa high-tech gifts for any tech-savvy gadget lovers in yo...
21. Easy Wok Cooking : Recipes Inspired by Oriental Cuisine
Gift Guide - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 13:43:10
Wok cooking is one of the easiest ways to prepare a quick, nutritious meal. Oriental (i.e. Chinese/Cantonese, Thai, etc.) cuisine tends to be heavy on shellfish and fresh vegetables, so is also very healthy.
Of course, each dish is only as good as the ingredients that are being used, so it's imp...
22. The Apprentice UK 2012 - Week 10 : Discount Dealing (bbcapprentice)
food-and-cooking - Tue, 15 May 2012 09:12:43
Week 10 of The Apprentice UK 2012 (Series 8) sees the remaining candidates roam the streets of London looking for services that they can sell to a web site specialising in dealing discounts to their members.
It sounds deceptively easy - find a service that's in demand, negotiate a discount in re...
23. How to Write a Best Selling eBook in 5 Steps
Entertainment - Wed, 06 Jun 2012 14:56:39
If you can read, you can write. It might not be flowing prose, and it might not win awards, but if you can communicate your knowledge, then you can make money from your experiences.
That's all writing an eBook is : taking information and experience that you have (your wisdom) and transferring it...
24. Books by Guy W. Lecky-Thompson
books-poetry-writing - Thu, 31 May 2012 14:46:35
This Lens is dedicated to the books of Guy W. Lecky-Thompson, and contains book descriptions and overviews from the author, as well as some replies to comments made by readers : be they complimentary or not. It covers both his video game design and programming books, as well as his general softwa...
books-poetry-writing - Wed, 23 May 2012 13:17:07
26. The Apprentice UK 2012 (Series 8)
internet - Wed, 23 May 2012 13:14:23
Looking to start up another business with 250,000 seed money, Lord Sugar has canvassed ideas from Britain's best young entrepreneurial brains.
As the Lord himself pointed out in Episode 1, if he wasn't interested in the business ideas already, the candidates wouldn't be in the process to start w...
27. Designing or Choosing A Good N Gauge Starter Set
Entertainment - Wed, 23 May 2012 10:32:17
Many manufacturers sell an all-in-one N gauge starter set, some are good value, others might not be.
It's always important to consider what a good N gauge starter set has to contain in order for it to be interesting to you.
Space might be a consideration, as might operating interest - do you pr...
28. Just Enough C/CPP Programming
hobbies-games-toys - Wed, 23 May 2012 10:22:26
For those who want to know how to program in C or CPP, and actually need to achieve something yesterday : this is the book for you!Written in an intelligent laypersons tone (none of that dumbing down), aimed at putting information to work now and not later, Just Enough C/C Programming gives you t...
29. The Apprentice UK 2012 - Week 8 : Street Art (bbcapprentice)
How-To & Education - Tue, 22 May 2012 09:10:44
It's Week 8, and the Candidates have an arty task to contend with.
Unlike previous series, though, this time it's urban street art. Convincing these hip young artists is probably going to be tough; do you fawn over them or do you try and connect using market knowledge?
Luckily for us, we'll fin...
30. Corporate Software Project Management
Entertainment - Tue, 22 May 2012 08:37:24
Software project management, and corporate software engineering, are two areas which can cause problems for developers. Indeed, just looking at the litany of failed government IT and development projects backs up the old adage that "in the software industry that projects will be late, over budget...
31. Shrek the Musical : Reviews, Cast, Products, Tickets, London
business-and-work - Tue, 22 May 2012 08:32:55
Shrek, the Musical is genuinely a foot-tapping, comedy musical that sits somewhere between a movie adaptation and a fairy tale. All the Shrek movie characters are represented, and there are both some new ones, and the occasional cameo from other DreamWorks movies.
To give the creator, David Lind...
32. The Apprentice UK 2012 - Week 9 : English Bubbles (bbcapprentice)
Entertainment - Tue, 22 May 2012 08:06:49
It's true to say that English wine in general, and sparkling wine in particular, doesn't get very good press.
So, it's great that the task in Week 8 of the BBC Apprentice show is designed to showcase English Sparkling Wine. The only question is - are the candidates up to the job?
At least one s...
33. The Voyage of QV66 by Penelope Lively
Entertainment - Mon, 21 May 2012 08:59:53
The children's book, The Voyage of QV66, is set in a world where only the evidence of human civilization remains.
Animals have inherited the planet, and humans have disappeared, leaving only artifacts - buildings, vehicles, art, tools and inventions are all approached in a naive and entertaining...
34. Battleship (2012) Starring Rihanna, Taylor Kitsch and Brooklyn Decker
books-poetry-writing - Tue, 17 Apr 2012 16:17:13
The movie Battleship, directed by Peter Berg, starring two first-timers in pop sensation Rihanna, and former model Brooklyn Decker, has been touted by Universal as a summer blockbuster. Does it live up to the hype?
It's a science-fiction action thriller, set in the current day (or possibly near ...
35. How to Start a Gift Basket Business
Entertainment - Tue, 17 Apr 2012 10:53:38
This lens is all about starting a gift basket home business, and how to go about it. There are loads of links to point you to the best resources to help build your gift basket business, as well as some insights on product development and marketing.Be sure to grab the RSS feed from the right hand ...
36. Patio Speakers, Weatherproof Outdoor Speakers and Wireless Speakers Explored!
business-and-work - Wed, 04 Apr 2012 09:14:13
If you love being outside, but don't want to walk around with headphones on, then outdoor speakers are an absolute must! But there's more to it than just putting your existing speaker system in a plastic bag.
News Flash:Get ready for the BBQ season with a full range of patio and garden speakers t...
37. OO Model Rail Layouts for Bachmann's Class 105 DMU
home-and-garden - Mon, 26 Mar 2012 09:32:18
The BR Cravens Class 105 DMU is, for many, a truly iconic train.
The Bachmann Branchline Class 105 DMU OO gauge models come in several distinct liveries - BR blue or green, with and without speed whiskers, half/full yellow ends, etc. - and are high quality, reasonably priced, model trains.
38. Yahoo Answers API & RSS Queries Unofficial Guide
hobbies-games-toys - Tue, 12 Mar 2013 09:44:17
Yahoo Answers is a great place to go to get questions answered on almost any topic. There is a great community of knowledgeable people combined with a scoring system to make sure that the best Answers get the credit.Like Twitter and other social sites, it's also a great place to go to research tr...
39. Twitter Marketing Tips & Tricks
internet - Tue, 01 Jul 2008 13:47:36
Twitter provides real time public messaging. Some stuff hits Twitter before any of the usual Web 2.0, blogs or real world information streams. This makes it perfect for spotting emerging niches before anyone else does!This Lens is dedicated to providing you with the tips, tools, tricks, and techn...
40. Just Enough Programming
internet - Fri, 13 Jun 2008 10:18:38
While learning a language, paradigm, technology or tool perfectly is desirable if you are a professional programmer, what happens if you need the flexibility to be able to apply your knowledge to any language, paradigm, technology or tool?Answer - you come here. Where we give you just enough to a...
41. AdSense and Keyword Research
How-To & Education - Thu, 24 Apr 2008 09:28:30
This lens is dedicated to the AdSense & Keywords Research Guide. It discusses techniques that will blow your conversion rates out of the water, whilst also delivering a staggering 25-40% more traffic in a single week.I have personally used these techniques to TRIPLE traffic to over 2,000 hits per...
42. Top Alternative Music
business-and-work - Wed, 23 Apr 2008 14:56:46
Get your Alternative Music fix from Suite101 Contributing and Feature Writers presenting their unique view from around the world.
Goth music showcases the best of the, often morose, always dark and melodic, rock genre that includes the likes of the Sisters of Mercy, The Misson, and Siouixie.
43. Bachmann Class 20 OO Gauge Model Train
Music - Sat, 07 Feb 2009 13:58:11
The Bachmann Class 20 is modeled on a locomotive first manufactured in the 1950s and 1960s, in the UK. It's a class that is still in service, owned by Direct Rail Services (DRS), and in preservation.
This particular model is fashioned after the prototype run under the RailFreight Grey livery, wi...
44. 5 Best Track Plan Books for Model Rail Layouts
hobbies-games-toys - Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:42:48
For those who have received a box of track, and want to know what to do next - here are five of the best books on model railroading and track plan design out there.
Each one was picked for it's strong showing of track plans that can be turned into layouts, as well as the theory that enables the ...
45. The Apprentice UK 2013 - The Apprentice UK Series 9 - Week 1
books-poetry-writing - Tue, 26 Jun 2012 16:11:06
It's a midnight briefing for the latest crop of young (and not so young) hopefuls, all looking to secure a quarter of a million pounds worth of investment in return for a 50% stake in their fledgling business.
We start with boys versus girls, and the first task is, as always, to pick a name for ...
46. Life with the Versus 8" DC TouchTab Android 4.1 Tablet
Entertainment - Fri, 26 Apr 2013 10:24:41
Recently, I purchased both the 10.1" and 8" dual core tablets from Versus, having looked at the iPad, iPad Mini, and a variety of 7" tablets such as the Google Nexus and Samsung Galaxy series.
How I managed to decide between them is another story; this lens is all about the tablet, its capabilit...
47. Elite : The Best Videogame Ever?
computers-and-electronics - Thu, 25 Apr 2013 14:14:00
There's a short answer to that question : Yes.
Of course, having stated it that bluntly, I'll now have to back it up with some facts and experiences that I have amassed over *cough* several years of playing Elite and it's various sequels.
I've even read the novella (The Dark Wheel) that came wi...
48. Where to Get the Best Hornby Track Plans
Video Games - Thu, 21 Mar 2013 11:35:02
Hornby is a UK based model rail company, founded by Frank Hornby, who also founded Meccano, in 1920. The original Hornby Trains were mechanical, using some Meccano parts, and were an instant hit!
Over time, Hornby moved from clockwork, to high voltage sets (100V) and then to low voltage, 6V DC s...
49. Where to Buy the Best PC Gaming Chair
hobbies-games-toys - Thu, 14 Mar 2013 15:51:00
Gaming chairs for the PC come in many different shapes and sizes. There are those such as the Playseat Evolution pictured here, which is made by Logitech, and can be fitted with any of Logitech's excellent controllers, such as the Logitech G27 Racing Wheel, specifically made for racing games.
50. Anyone Can Start A Business
Video Games - Mon, 11 Mar 2013 11:54:53
Anyone can start a business. Making it work is often a different question.
However, by understanding the journeys of start-up owners and entrepreneurs who have succeeded in starting a business, building it up, and sometimes cashing out and selling off, we can hope to replicate their success.
51. Best Consumer Oriented Innovations for 2013
business-and-work - Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:11:59
There are always things that we can learn from our consumers; indeed, a business that does not adapt to its potential customers may well be doomed to fail.
Thanks to SpringWise, I've put together a list of what I believe are the top opportunities for retailers and entrepreneurs for 2013.
52. The Apprentice UK 2012 - Week 2 : Household Gadget
business-and-work - Tue, 08 Jan 2013 11:31:51
The Apprentice UK, Series 8, Week 2 kicks off with a familiar premise : design and manufacture a prototype product, then pitch it.
It turned out that they were both pitching to the same retailers - Amazon.co.uk and high street homeware outlet Lakeland. The one with the most orders wins...
53. How to Start a Daily Deals Web Site Business
Entertainment - Fri, 15 Jun 2012 15:27:10
Ever since the luxury daily deal web site Key Noir was featured on the BBC Apprentice Series 8 in 2012, there has been an upsurge in interest in this area of online business.
Companies like Groupon and Social Living take one approach - needing a certain number of individuals to validate a deal -...
54. The Apprentice UK 2012 - Week 12 : The Final bbcapprentice
business-and-work - Wed, 06 Jun 2012 14:16:11
This is it. The Final. The Last in the Series.
For Lord Sugar, it's also the point at which he has to choose from 3 possible business plans, cough up 250 grand, and acquire 50% of a new, fledgling business.
There's only really one other person, Tom Pellereau (@inventor_tom), inventor of StylFil...
55. The Apprentice UK 2012 - Week 3 : Condiments
Entertainment - Mon, 04 Jun 2012 09:46:50
*Updated Post Airing*
Having lost two members, the girls' team, Sterling receive two boys - Duane and Nick - and in return, the lucky boys (Phoenix) get Katie.
The boys didn't seem terribly keen, at first, for Katie to lead them, and she was narrowly elected project leader, with a cunning Azhar ...
56. The Apprentice UK 2012 - Week 11 : Affordable Luxury bbcapprentice
Entertainment - Thu, 31 May 2012 09:31:35
And then there were ... 5.
This was the task that would take two of them straight through to the final, and leave three fighting for the remaining two places.
The brief was to design affordable but luxurious products, create marketing for them, a prototype, and a place to sell them in, and then...
57. The Apprentice UK 2012 - Week 6 : Street Food (bbcapprentice)
Entertainment - Thu, 31 May 2012 08:44:43
It's the half way point in The Process, and The Candidates have been set a task : create and sell street food researched and conceived in London, in Scotland.
One team does the obvious, and goes for their take on Scottish Stew, sold to tourists (tourists, again?) enticed in with bagpipes. The ot...
58. How To Start Running - The Easy Way!
Entertainment - Fri, 11 May 2012 08:53:03
People often wonder how to start running, and whether it is good exercise for them. Many fail, simply because they throw themselves onto a treadmill or try to keep up with the local joggers at the park who have been running round in circles for years!
It does take consistency and staying power, ...
59. How To Start a Business Selling Anything
sports-and-recreation - Tue, 08 May 2012 10:55:31
As one of the UK's business leaders, and having turned his hand to everything from football to electronics, air travel and property, Lord Sugar (then Sir Alan Sugar) was the perfect choice to front the BBC's interpretation of The Apprentice franchise.
While many of the tasks are laced with busin...
60. The Apprentice UK 2012 - Week 7 : Flip It in Essex bbcapprentice
business-and-work - Mon, 07 May 2012 15:28:04
Lord Sugar takes the Candidates back to the grass roots of business - buy stuff that you think will sell, take it to a place to sell it, and persuade people to buy it back off you at a profit. It's business 101, real boot camp stuff, and therefore it's very likely that some of the Candidates will...
61. The Apprentice UK 2012 - Week 5 : Keep Fit
Entertainment - Thu, 03 May 2012 09:40:24
This week is all about devising a keep fit concept, making a video about it, and then pitching it to the health club industry. What could possibly go wrong?
One team get the concept right - mixing street dance with martial arts. One team get the promotional video spot-on.
And one team messes up...
62. Cloclo (2012) Movie about Claude Francois Starring Jeremie Renier
Entertainment - Thu, 19 Apr 2012 13:03:16
For those who have always been fans of Cloclo, this movie has been a long time coming. For those of us who are just fans in passing, being either too young, or too Anglo Saxon to appreciate his genius, it's a great film, and a chance to lean more about this sensitive artist.
That's not to say th...
63. The Apprentice UK 2012 - Week 4 : Junk Shops
Entertainment - Tue, 17 Apr 2012 16:00:15
The premise is quite simple : take some junk, touch it up, and sell it on.
The devil is, of course, in the detail. How much to spend, what to spend it on, and how long to spend turning rubbish into shabby chic, retro, or vintage styled quality products?
Naturally, they make mistakes. Some of th...
64. Loops in Programming : Fundamentals of Computer Programming
Entertainment - Fri, 13 Apr 2012 15:59:17
Loops are a fundamental part of something in computer programming called flow control. In other words, loops in computer programming are one way to change the natural top down sequence of a procedural program.It is the way that programmers tell the computer that it should perform the instructions...
65. The Apprentice UK 2012 - Week 1 : Blank Canvas
computers-and-electronics - Wed, 04 Apr 2012 13:46:49
Let's face it, most people who have even dabbled in online entrepreneurship or business in the real world have tried their hand ad designing, making, and selling something.
This week's Apprentice challenge was to do just that - given a list of suppliers of anything from teddy bears to t-shirts, ...
66. Pay Per Click Internet Advertising Campaign Management
Entertainment - Tue, 27 Mar 2012 13:08:30
Internet Advertising has changed over the years. From Banner Advertising and the beginnings of paid placement and search engine marketing, PPC has become a refined, mature, and very effective form of onsite advertising.Arguably the PPC model has been perfected by Google with their AdWords and AdS...
67. How to Make Money from Home Writing Easy Articles About the Things You Love
business-and-work - Tue, 27 Mar 2012 12:59:52
Creating articles for the web is one of the most lucrative pastimes available to people who want to make money from home. Or your vacation condo down by the beach. Or your Paris apartment.The way to get rich by writing articles is to understand that they are just conduits for greater income. Yes,...
68. Mastering Pay Per Click Keyword Bids & Keyword Advertising
business-and-work - Fri, 05 Sep 2008 07:49:34
Fair Warning : Pay Per Click Keyword Bids Burn Money!It is so tempting to keep paying for more clicks with the conviction that sooner or later it will turn to gold.The problem is that unless the keywords are carefully chosen, well targeted, and the content producer has a keyword advertising and k...
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