Save 75% on Banished on Steam


In this city-building strategy game, you control a group of exiled travellers who decide to restart their lives in a new land. They have only the clothes on their backs and a cart filled with supplies from their homeland. The townspeople of Banished are your primary resource.

Source: Save 75% on Banished on Steam

At this price it’s a steal. Having read plenty of reviews and watch a few “let’s play” videos I can’t wait to give this a whirl.

Baby Names of 2014


Chloë is apparently the 61st most popular name to give your baby in 2014 with names from popular culture like Katniss (14th), Khaleesi (18th) & Elsa (88th). There are some interesting names in there some I like and others that wouldn’t even enter my thinking were we to have another girl.

Want To Win $1,000,000?


How good is your football tipping? If you’re feeling lucky (and resident of Australia or New Zealand) then entrepreneur Ruslan Kogan is willing to bet you $1,000,000 that you can’t predict all the matches in group stages of the World Cup. If you miss out on getting them all right, and let’s face it you’d need some luck to do so, you can still get a $500 Kogan voucher if you’re in the top 5 and $50 if you’re in the top 10. I’ve already put my tips in for fits and giggles as I figured why not give it a punt?

Digital Age


One wonders whether we’ll slowly move to a more digital currency. Whilst I’m all for new technology I worry a little about Bitcoin. I know they take security seriously I still wonder whether, if it takes off as a form a payment more and more, whether its value and its security take a nose-dive as a consequence?