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Does work keep you young?

Eighty-one-year-old Wendy Nutman marks International Women's Day by celebrating 65 years of service with Johnsey Estates Wendy Nutman started working for Newport-based TA Johnsey in 1956. At just 14, she was employed by her first cousin,…

What is fanfiction?

Postmodern Studio/Shutterstock.com Fanfiction is one of the biggest phenomena on the internet, with entire websites and communities dedicated to it. Keep reading to find out what fanfiction is, where it comes from, and why millions of…

Is the internet a net negative?

The Internet is a jumble of contradictions. Scrolling through your feed helps you relax…but it's bad for your mental health. Maybe you've found a community online...something many others have found through hateful ideologies and cults.…

10 best obscure games of the 90s

With the introduction of the World Wide Web and other major technological advancements, the 90s became a major historical and cultural turning point. Since people could create things they had never been able to before and easily connect…

Try this easy beginner bread

As for the recipes, I understand the usefulness of the Internet. A few clicks, and there are 425,000,000 results for the baked chicken, 145,000,000 for the chocolate chip cookies. The World Wide Web has democratized cooking; in the…

The decades of my life

When I talk to my children and their children, I often mentally review my own life and what I have seen and experienced. It all started in the second half of the 1940s after World War II. Incredibly talented babies were born, me. They…

A crash course on Bitcoin

All eyes are on Afghanistan today, for good reason. There's only one word to describe what's going on there, and you can't say it in a family journal. They are actually two words stuck together, the first being "cluster". I'll spare you…