Weekly Roundup – Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Best of the Web Here are this week’s handpicked selections…

10 tips to help you keep your holiday costs down

If you’re going abroad this year here are some excellent tips to save you money – from making sure you’ve got your free European health insurance card to finding the best possible rates for your currency exchange.

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How to send large videos and files to friends and family

Pressing the big red record button on your mobile phone or video camera is the easiest thing in the world… but how do you then share it with others? The problem is most video files are too large to send by email and so more often than not these great big files just end up gathering digital dust on your desktop. Here’s how to wrestle back control!

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7 ways to save money at bed and breakfasts

B&Bs can be a fantastic (and cost effective) alternative to staying in hotels. Here are some great tips to help you save money on your next getaway – from booking midweek to checking out certain dedicated B&B websites.

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Why there’s a gap in the market for graduates with thirds

Refreshing article from Rory Sutherland, vice chairman of Ogilvy Group UK. Fancy qualifications and first class degrees don’t guarantee business acumen. While some jobs will demand top qualifications, savvy employers would do well to look beyond the numbers. “The best people to hire are those undervalued by the market”.

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Where in the world do the British feel most happy?

There’s been a new poll on British expats around the world to find out where we feel happiest, safest, wealthiest and most content. Of course there’s the old saying that 87% of statistics are utterly meaningless but there are some interesting results nonetheless.

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Jim’ll paint it

Wonderful Tumblr blog where a graphic designer draws cartoons of celebrities in ridiculous situations using only Microsoft Paint. All the ideas come from (and are then voted for) by the general public. Be warned, this is not PC in any way shape or form. This week: “Bob Hoskins Going Mental in a Dustbin”.

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Infographic: 15 ways to keep cool and beat the summer heat

After praying for sunshine all year now that it’s finally arrived we need to find ways to cope with it…

15 Ways to beat summer heat – Infographic

15 Ways to beat summer heat - Infographic


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