WHILE snow-laden mountains can appear crisp and serene, a sudden vibration or heavy snowfall can spark an avalanche. Here's what you need to know about what causes an avalanche and how to survive a snowstorm. What causes an avalanche? An avalanche is a sudden downhill movement of snow and can be caused by a number of factors. These include heavy snowfall, steep slopes - which help increase the speed of movement - and vibrations, such as an earthquake or loud noises. Deforestation can also make the slope less stable and the layering of snow - such as where fresh snow falls on snow which has already turned into ice - can cause an avalanche if it starts to slide. An avalanche is able to obstruct anything in its path, resulting in roads and railways being blocked, power supplies being cut off, buildings being destroyed and can result in deaths. If you get caught in an avalanche, it's advised that you "swim" towards the top of the snow to avoid being trapped under debris and attempt … [Read more...] about What causes an avalanche and what is the best way to survive a snowstorm?
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Online dating is an emotional rollercoaster. One minute you’re raving about your new #bae and all of the niche boxes they tick - ‘wears uniform, enjoys crime podcasts, identifies as gluten-free’ - the next, you realise you’re sitting opposite a total stranger drinking lukewarm beer and wondering why on earth you swiped right. In a sea of catfish and other equally complex creatures, when it comes to modern-day matters of the heart, it’s easy to feel like you’re drowning in the nuance of it all. In order to navigate the murky waters of online dating and actually find someone you can tolerate, let alone fancy, you need to go in armed and equipped. But preparation goes beyond knowing your ghosting from your breadcrumbing. From abandoning ‘the waiting game’ to rehearsing your bad date exit strategy, here are the 10 commandments of online dating, as supported by science and well, common decency. 1. Thou shalt not say things thou does … [Read more...] about The 10 commandments of online dating
Features Samantha Rea 23 May 2018 Read on Why single people are the best keepers of secrets Candida Crewe ‘You don’t need to take your top off unless you’re washing cars! I don’t know what goes through men’s minds sometimes. Awful.’ I am talking to dating expert Kate Taylor about the pictures men post on their dating profiles. Swiping and scrolling through dating apps to find a match, I’ve seen an abundance of topless torsos on beaches and in bathroom mirrors, via cameras set to selfie mode. ‘I think they need to take a step back and remember their market,’ says Taylor, whose advice is not to be sniffed at, as she’s the doyenne of the Debrett’s and OurTime guide to online dating for the over 50s. This guide, Taylor tells me, was born because post-divorce, a large chunk of over 50s are finding themselves single, but lacking the confidence to mingle. ‘The Debrett’s guide is your … [Read more...] about Why you are never too old for online dating
Newsbeat 20 April 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-43837584 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel A poster telling people not to give change to rough sleepers has sparked a debate on how people treat them.It's after a housing campaigner posted a picture of a poster online which said: "You will be helping them to buy the … [Read more...] about What’s the best way to help rough sleepers?
Online dating is a good option for entertainment, but some people do look for, and do find, potential partners for romantic relationships or even family. However, in this case, after online dating, the first offline date happens, and much depends on it. We have listed 10 mistakes people make when they start dating. Basically, these are true even when you have the first online date via a video chat because the only difference is that you don’t have physical contact, while all other communications factors are included. So make sure you avoid these mistakes, to make your date successful. #1 – No eye contact Unsustained eye contact makes the other person feel you don’t care, especially if you are checking your phone. This is particularly noticeable when you are communicating via video chat. #2 – Being unconfident Do not be shy and mumbling, people will really lose interest in you, and you don’t want people to meet you once more merely out of sympathy. #3 … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Spoil Your First Date